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10 reasons Liverpool can win the Premier League

Jurgen Klopp has overseen a fantastic start at Anfield and Liverpool might just have a shot at lifting their first ever Premier League title<p>Good feeling at the club<p>Liverpool’s players are smiling. Liverpool’s fans are smiling. And of course their manager is smiling.<p>There is a feel-good factor …

Transgender woman who was sent to male prison is freed

A transgender woman who was sent to a male prison, causing a storm of protest, said it was “brilliant” to be home after spending 40 days behind bars.<p>Tara Hudson, 26, spent a week in the all-male HMP Bristol, where she was tormented by inmates, before being moved to a female prison after more than …

LGBTQI

Tenants could ski out their front door at new flats in Kazakhstan

A new housing complex planned in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital, is set to include a 1,000ft ski slope, running from the roof to the ground.<p>The proposed project was devised by a group of architects, led by Shokhan Mataibekov, who were inspired by Kazakhstan's exceedingly long, cold winter.<p>The city of …

Labour locked in 'brutally honest' debate over UK air strikes on Isis in Syria

Labour are locked in what one shadow minister has described as a "brutally honest" debate over whether the party should back David Cameron's plan to …

Middle East

Heathrow protest blockades tunnel leading to airport causing travel chaos

Five people arrested after airport expansion activists block off a tunnel leading to terminals 1,2 and 3 causing long tailbacks<p>Five people have been arrested after anti-airport expansion activists blockaded a tunnel leading to Heathrow.<p>The protest, held on the day Parliament is due to debate …

Airplanes

University students in England 'pay the highest tuition fees in the world'

The $9,000 (£6,000) average tuition fees are higher than any other developed country, including the United States and Australia<p>University students in England now pay the highest tuition fees in the world and that's before some institutions are able raise how much they charge in line with inflation, …

College & University

Revealed: the Liberal Democrats' five tests to back British military action in Syria

The party's leader Tim Farron set out a five-strong list of demands that have to be fulfilled by the Prime Minister to win the party's support<p>The Liberal Democrats' eight MPs will support a vote for British military action in Syria if David Cameron agrees a five strong list of demands, including …

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool face hard battle to seal Champions League place

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said it will be "hard work" for his team to finish in the top four as he moved to played down expectations after …

Soccer

Children of divorce: 82% rather parents separate than 'stay for the kids'

Most young people who have experienced divorce do not believe parents should stay together for the sake of the children, according to a survey by the family law organisation Resolution.<p>The poll found that 82% of those aged 14 to 22 who have endured family breakups would prefer their parents to part …

Divorce

National Geographic Travel

Top 10: coolest Cold War attractions

18yo UK teenage girl becomes 1st to be prosecuted for…fighting AGAINST Islamic State

A British 18-year-old girl has become the first person to be convicted for attempting to join the campaign against ISIS in Syria. She is set to spend 21 months behind bars.<p>Silhan Özçelik from north London fled her home and took a train to Brussels, leaving a 25-minute farewell video address for her …

Nicola Sturgeon accused of accepting 'bribes' from anti-foxhunting lobby

The SNP has been accused of accepting cash 'bribes' after it was revealed the SNP accepted a £10,000 donation from an animal rights lobby, just weeks after blocking a vote to relax foxhunting rules<p>Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of accepting a cash "bribe" from an animal rights lobby, just weeks …

How did Joe Cole, once England's great hope, end up on loan in League One?

“Yes, actual Joe Cole,” the tweet read. “Seriously, Joe Cole. The real Joe Cole.” Coventry City’s official Twitter account was incredulous. Joe Cole, winner of three Premier League titles, two FA Cups and 56 England caps, had signed on loan for a League One side who, until recently, were unable to …

Soccer
Islam

Zinedine Zidane Reportedly May Replace Rafa Benitez If Real Madrid Lose Clasico

Despite having only lost one game as Real Madrid manager heading into this weekend’s Clasico showdown, Los Blancos boss Rafael Benitez will reportedly be sacked and could be replaced by Zinedine Zidane should Barcelona win.<p><i>Mundo Deportivo</i> (h/t Football Espana) claim that club president Florentino …

Soccer

Former CIA Director Believes Edward Snowden 'Contributed To The Rise Of ISIS'

"Does Edward Snowden have blood on his hands?" This was the question put to former CIA Director Michael Morell.<p>His answer was swift and certain. …

Surveillance
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Soccer
Soccer
North Africa

Clinton Campaign Defends Controversial 9/11 Remark By Pointing To 9/11

Hillary Clinton incited a broad backlash during the most recent Democratic presidential debate by suggesting that her popularity among Wall Street donors was due to her work in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. On Monday, her campaign doubled down, pointing to the same attacks as …

Jeremy Corbyn: I'm 'not happy' with shoot-to-kill policy if terrorists are attacking Britain

Labour leader says policy is 'quite dangerous' and 'counterproductive', warning it could lead to 'war on the streets'<p><b>Jeremy Corbyn</b> has said he is "not happy" with letting Britain's security services adopt a “shoot-to-kill policy” if terrorists were loose in the UK.<p>The Labour leader said he thought …

Nigel Farage Calls For British Muslims To Choose UK Over Faith After Paris Attacks

The right-wing eurosceptic leader claims British Muslims are conflicted in their loyalties between their country and "elements" in their religion.<p>Nigel Farage will challenge British Muslims to choose between their loyalties to the UK and "what elements within their organised faith are telling them" …

Poland's foreign minister proposes forming army out of the Syrian men arriving in Europe

The idea of an army of migrants also made sense, the minister Witold Waszczykowski said, because Poland could ill-afford to send its troops to the Middle East.<p>• Paris attacks: Suspect on the run as terror raids end in failure - latest news<p>Poland’s new foreign minister has proposed forming an army …

UK Has Stopped Seven Terror Attacks Like Paris, Says Cameron

The prime minister urged international leaders to agree a new plan to target ISIS in Syria.<p>David Cameron has called for a new international agreement to attack ISIS targets in Syria following the Paris terrorist attacks and claimed that the UK security services have stopped seven similar incidents …

Teachers can tell 'in a nanosecond' if a child has potential

A leading head has said children are so honest during entrance interviews that he can "unpick the coaching and tutoring"<p>Spending thousands on tutoring is a waste of money as headteachers can tell in a nano second if a child has the natural ability to thrive.<p>"Within a nano second you can tell …

Education
G-20 Summit