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July 15, 2017

UK acid attack victims demand tougher government action

Survivors of acid attacks in the UK have raised a call for stricter laws against perpetrators and demanded stringent measures for the purchasing of corrosive substances after a spate of...

Starving UK: record number of Brits in food poverty

In the last 50 years, we have observed a number of subtle, yet substantial revolutions in the way we approach our choices over food. One of the earliest revolutions saw us shift from shopping little and often with local producers – and investing in ...

Funeral held of lonely OAP 'abandoned' by town hall chiefs

Well-wishers gathered for the funeral of an elderly UK man thought to have been dead in his bath for two months before police broke into his council flat and found him. Those at the Camberwell New Cemetery, south London, service included friends and membe ...

Woman murdered after night of drink, drugs and violence

Two women have been jailed for killing a female friend during a night of drinks, drugs and violence at a flat in the UK.Kinse Aidid, 21, of Denbigh Road, East Ham, east London, was found guilty on Friday, April 8, of murdering fellow Somalian 27-year-old ...

'Facts behind epidemic of heroin addiction gripping US'

America’s upsurge of heroin and prescription-pain-reliever addiction has become a major issue in the 2016 elections.It’s worse than ever: Deaths from overdoses of opioids (the drug category that includes heroin and prescription analgesics such ...

Shocking death rate of mentally ill in police custody

People with mental health concerns in the UK are four times more likely to die as a result of police force than other individuals, damning new research has found.The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) study, due to be published on Tuesday ...

'Russia's anti-gay law could ban holding hands in public'

In a bid to defend what they say are traditional values, lawmakers in Russia will consider the country's most aggressive anti-gay legislation in recent memory this week: a ban on public displays of affection among gays that could punish ...

Record number of Jews fleeing Europe for Israel

Jewish immigration to Israel from western Europe has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, a leading nonprofit group said Thursday, as France's beleaguered Jewish community grapples with whether to refrain from donnin ...

EXCLUSIVE - Lonely death of ‘abandoned’ council tenant to be probed

Town hall chiefs have launched an urgent investigation to find out why it took almost two months before an elderly tenant was found dead in his home despite housing officials being alerted by a neighbour in November he had gone missing.Police discovered t ...

It's global: Journalists risking death to carry on reporting

Recently Islamic State in Raqqa sent an ominous message to an exiled Syrian journalist. Tell us who is filing covertly from the occupied city, the terrorists warned, or we will execute your father. The editor refused to name names. His father was shot to ...

Nigeria's shocking trade in baby trafficking grows

Eze, as we’ll call him, is an agent involved in Nigeria’s infamous baby factories.In a local restaurant in Nigeria’s south eastern city of Enugu, dozens of people gather every evening to eat the city’s popular goat-meat pepper soup ...

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