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Queen’s platinum jubilee: the royals must span the social divides
Brexit, Covid and Black Lives Matter have highlighted divisions in society. But we have more in common than we sometimes realise
One big lie in the Queen's speech resonated in the Caribbean
The Queen's speech included a statement that is an unfortunate big lie: "my Government will play a leading role in defending democracy and freedom across the world", while the The very same Queen's government is trying to do exactly what...
New York Times wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Reuters wins for feature photography
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes and was named as a finalist five more times on Monday, while its rival the Washington Post took the public service award and Reuters claimed the prize for feature photography.
A look at some of the world’s toughest abortion laws
New limits on abortion rights are being pursued in the US and other countries.
“I am here to listen and to understand’ - UK Minister Amanda A. Milling. Is she really such an innocent abroad?
UK Minister for the Overseas Territory, the Rt. "Hon". Amanda A. Milling in now in the Virgin Islands (VI) for high-level discussions following the early publication of the Commission of Inquiry recommendations to cancel democracy, suspe...
Partygate undermines teaching of honesty and decency, says union chief
Headteachers’ leader to accuse government of failure of leadership
"You're Gonna End Up In A Nuclear War!" Trump Discusses War in Ukraine
An EXCLUSIVE segment from Piers Morgan’s interview with Donald Trump where he discusses the possibility of nuclear war, how he would've kept Putin from invading Ukraine, the mishandling of Afghanistan and much more.
London Court declares investigative journalism is a crime, and orders Julian Assange's extradition to the US
A London Court decided that in the UK, investigative journalism is a crime of espionage, and has therefore approved an order for the Wikileaks' founder to face spying charges in the US for the US & UK war crimes he exposed. The British H...
Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace, cites nuclear risk
On what is supposed to be Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis made an anguished Easter Sunday plea for peace in the “senseless” war in Ukraine and in other armed conflicts raging in the world, and voiced worry about the risk of ...
A surprise visit gives royals a chance to clear the air
One of the most anticipated family get-togethers in recent royal history took place this week -- and it was kept entirely under wraps.
UK Rwanda asylum plan against international law, says UN refugee agency
The UNHCR says the scheme to send some migrants to claim asylum in Rwanda is shifting responsibility. Leak shows that some of the money UK pay to Rwanda will be paid back to few British officials.
WHO chief blames racism for greater focus on Ukraine than Ethiopia
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says world ‘is not treating the human race the same way’ amid Tigray crisis
The US froze Russia's assets because Russia invaded Ukraine.
The US has also frozen Afghanistan's assets because the US invaded Afghanistan.
“Sir” Gary R. Hickinbottom has handed over the Colonial Commission of Inquiry Report to the white supremacist Governor Rankin
The anti-democratic Commission’s Report is “long and detailed with almost 1,000 pages and over 40 recommendations”, according to Governor Rankin. Yes, yes, that is not a joke. The UK's corrupt government sent over a person who has never ...
The war that is changing relations, rules
Having pushed Ukraine into war, the US does not know how to save it. Having started it, Russia does not know where to end it. Having been pushed into the war, Ukraine does not know how to come out of it.
Trump Rally Tonight in Des Moines, IA, contained a militant speech that looked like it had been taken from Germany, 1939
The speech given by somebody in Donald Trump’s rally, in a style that leaves no room for imagination, included ridiculous claims like “America has never lost in a war”, while actually, America was defeated in the Vietnam War, lost in the...
Julian Assange: Wikileaks founder gets married in Belmarsh prison
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has married his long-term partner at a high-security prison in London.
West Pressures Thailand to Take Their Side Against Russia. But Thailand’s business is tourism, pleasure and health, not war-business.
But the Thai government has been democratically elected by the Thai people, to serve the Thai people. And the Thai people are not stupid and not driven by blind hate. They know that it’s 'the people of the world' who are paying for the r...
Afghanistan’s former finance minister is now Uber driver in Washington
Days before Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August, Ashraf Ghani, the Afghan president, was “welcomed” to the United Arab Emirates. He was alleged to have taken with him $169m, from his country’s treasury. Six months on, Khalid Paye...
Afghanistan world’s unhappiest country, even before Taliban
Afghanistan ranked last in the World Happiness Report among 149 countries surveyed, with Lebanon following.
Racism as usual: Stranded Nigerians accuse UK of ignoring pleas of black refugees fleeing Ukraine
Critics say race is an issue in treatment of African students fleeing war in Ukraine
‘Take from the hungry -not from the rich- to feed the starving’: UN faces awful dilemma
Agencies forced to cut back aid in Yemen, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Ethiopia despite growing need as funds go to Ukraine
Portugal to change law under which Roman Abramovich gained citizenship
Government says it will modify legislation giving nationality to descendants of expelled Jews to prevent it being ‘manipulated’
Russian default no longer 'improbable', but no trigger for global financial crisis- IMF
Russia may default on its debts in the wake of unprecedented sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine, but that would not trigger a global financial crisis, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Sunday.
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