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Hate crime 'police priority' as social media cases soar

<b>A rise in online hate crimes has prompted a major police campaign.</b><p>After the number of hate crime files created last year reached almost 6,000, Police Scotland is urging young people to "be greater than a hater".<p>Many cases involved social media being used for bullying, with fake accounts created to …

Police probe Dumfries restaurant napkin note 'hate crime'

<b>A police investigation has been launched after an offensive note was left on a napkin in a Chinese restaurant.</b><p>The incident happened at about 14:00 on Thursday at the Hong Kong Star on Friars Vennel in Dumfries.<p>The note was found by a staff member and police said they were investigating it as a hate …

Austin hit by fourth explosion hours after police appealed to bomber following spate of deadly 'hate crimes'

A fourth explosion has rocked the city of Austin just hours after police begged the serial bomber to stop.<p>Two men, believed to be in their 20s, were …

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Police are dealing with hundreds of hate crimes aimed at children

More than 250 hate crimes were committed against children in just one year, figures from West Midlands Police reveal.<p>And across the wider West …

Sociology

‘The explosion of online hate speech represents a very real challenge for teachers’

Students must learn the power of language – both for good and for evil, writes one celebrated educationist in Tes.… Read the rest

UK gender-equality scheme spreads across the world

The United States is set to trial a version that will also cover race and disability, while other countries have already embraced the voluntary …

Britain 'underestimates' Brexit challenge, says Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Commission chief claims Britain's EU exit is "a problem" as it is "not feasible that it can be done just like that".<p>The president of the …

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Results | Theresa May lost her majority in Parliament after conceding Conservative seats to both Labour and the Lib Dems across the country.<p>The Conservatives subsequently agreed a confidence and supply agreement with Northern Ireland's DUP.<p>Meanwhile, the SNP lost 19 seats in Scotland - with the …

Brexit: UK may have to recognise ECJ court rulings to keep security cooperation

Britain’s last EU commissioner suggests this could form part of talks with EU27 after bloc agreed tough negotiating guidelines<p>Britain’s most senior EU official has warned that a post-Brexit Britain would have to recognise the rulings of the European court of justice if it wished to maintain the …

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Jean-Claude Juncker calls Theresa May 'deluded' after disastrous Brexit talks

Theresa May has dismissed reports of a fractious Downing Street meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker in Downing Street as "Brussels gossip" after claims of a bitter fall out.<p>A German newspaper reported that after a dinner on Wednesday evening Mr Juncker accused Mrs May of being "deluded" and said it …

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Brexit Triggered: What Happens Now?

Nine months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has opened divorce proceedings. Both the EU and the U.K. will …

Brexit-voting regions are most at risk from its economic effects, report finds

British regions that voted for Brexit are among those most at risk from the economic consequences of leaving the EU, a new report has …

Britons are increasingly pessimist about long-term impact of Brexit

Britons have become increasingly pessimistic about the long-term effects of Brexit on the economy, according to the latest household finance index …

Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered U.K.'s Exit From EU

Updated 5:15 p.m. ET<p>"The Article 50 process is now underway, and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, informing the House of Commons that she has begun the formal process of …

Britain to lose two key EU agencies within weeks - report

A British newspaper says Brussels will proceed with plans to remove the EU banking and medicine agencies from London after the Brexit vote. A …

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UK 'could still be subject to rulings of European Court of Justice post-Brexit'

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) could continue to have an influence on the UK after Brexit as part of a bid to protect the rights of EU citizens living in Britain, the European Parliament president has indicated.<p>Antonio Tajani hinted that any agreement on the rights of EU citizens in the UK and …

Brexit deal will be vetoed if citizens' rights are not protected, President of European Parliament says

The president of the European Parliament has said the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU will be vetoed if citizens’ rights are not …

U.K.'s Brexit Bill 40-60 Billion Euros, Luxembourg's Bettel Says

Britain will be asked to pay at least 40 billion euros ($44 billion) to settle its financial obligations to the European Union when it leaves, said …

EU Brexit guidelines: What's in the document, and what it really means

EU leaders have unanimously backed guidelines on the coming Brexit negotiations.<p>Edited from the draft guidelines released by Donald Tusk at the end of March, we analyse here in our annotated guide, what the document says, what were the changes, and crucially, what they might mean for future …

The damage Brexit will do to the UK will be written in the history books in years to come

Thank you for your Editorial (“A big Tory majority won’t protect Britain from economic failure”).<p>You certainly reflect my long-held views, and I …

Islam will be largest religion in the world by 2070, says report

Islam is the only religion growing faster than the world's population, and it will be the largest in the world by 2070, research has found.<p>US-based Pew Research Centre analysed demographic change among the world's major religions and found that the world's population of Muslims will grow by 73 per …

Untruths About Brexit, Trade Deals And Article 50

As we know, Donald Trump and Theresa May have now met and there’s much speculation about whether they discussed a free trade deal between the US and UK post-Brexit. They’ve not said so but the general assumption is that it has indeed been discussed. Perhaps at one extreme the UK might consider …

22 Travel Pros Share the Best Place They’ve Ever Been

In honor of the new year, when the whole curious, beautiful world seems to loom expectant with possibility, we asked 22 travel experts: “Where’s the best place you’ve ever been?”<p>Those we spoke to — among them, the founder of <i>Tiny Atlas Quarterly</i> magazine, the director of the world’s largest …

Scientists have finally figured out what caused the largest volcanic eruption in human history

Now, scientists may have worked out what triggers them to blow in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.<p>The Toba eruption was the largest volcanic eruption witnessed in history, which covered 2,800 cubic kilometers of the surrounding area in volcanic ash, causing enormous amounts …

New mercury threat to oceans from climate change

<b>Rising temperatures could boost mercury levels in fish by up to seven times the current rates, say Swedish researchers.</b><p>They've discovered a new way in which warming increases levels of the toxin in sea creatures.<p>In experiments, they found that extra rainfall drives up the amount of organic material …

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

8 Lighting Tricks Interior Designers Use to Create Atmosphere

It's all about layering.<p>When thinking about the flow of space, ambience and atmosphere in your home, lighting can be one of the most fundamental elements. Brighter lights can make you feel alert and awake, where as dimmer, softer lights can be relaxing and sleep-inducing.<p>Wayfair's Resident Style …

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

Recipe: An Iranian Omelette That’s Both Sweet and Savory

Iranians have a sweet tooth. My mother — who was born in Iran but immigrated after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 — doesn’t put sugar in her tea; she puts sugar cubes in her mouth and lets them melt on her tongue as she sips the hot, dark <i>chai</i>. Iranian desserts are literally drenched in sugar and …

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