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Outrage as white woman is ‘browned up’ to live as a Muslim and suffers racial abuse in Channel 4 documentary

Channel 4 documentary My Week As A Muslim will see a white woman from the North West live as a Muslim for a social experiment.<p>The documentary will …

Rio Tinto charged with fraud in US and fined £27.4m in UK

Regulators take legal action against miner for overstating value of coal assets in Africa as two former top executives are accused of hiding losses<p>Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has been charged with fraud in the US and fined £27.4m in the UK after being accused of overstating the value of …

Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motive

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history led a secret life that has so far thwarted investigators trying …

Las Vegas

Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Freedom of the City of Oxford

Council’s removal of honour is latest by a British institution over her apparent defence of Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya<p>Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of the City of Oxford, where she studied as an undergraduate, over her response to the Rohingya crisis.<p>Oxford city council …

What happened in the city that banned Uber

Dave Lee<p><b>Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi will be in the UK on Tuesday for a meeting with Transport for London (TfL). He hopes the negotiations will stop the imminent revoking of his company’s license to run its ride-sharing business in the capital.</b><p>When TfL, backed by Mayor Sadiq Khan, …

US dismisses North Korea's claim it has 'declared war' as absurd

The White House has dismissed North Korea's claim that US President Donald Trump has "declared war" on the country.<p>The North's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said North Korea could target US bombers and military jets, even outside of its airspace.<p>He said: "The question of who won't be around much …

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Sport<p>Jesse Lingard has earned himself a reputation as a man for the big occasion at Manchester United. Now he could be England's X-factor at the …

16-year-old domestic help slits his employer's throat unable to bear her constant demands for sex

The employer, Anita, allegedly threatened to file a false case of sexual assault against him if he did not comply.<p>An investigation has been launched …

Man who’s lived in Britain all his life ordered to leave the country

A man who was born and brought up in the UK is confused after receiving a letter from the Home Office ordering him to leave the country.<p>Shane Ridge, …

Adult Swim uses Rick and Morty to mock Game of Thrones

The most recent series of <i>Rick and Morty</i> has been praised to the high heavens by critics (myself included), the writing being particularly …

Eating cannabis leads to five babies being hospitalized in 15 days in Nice, France

A French hospital has been inundated with babies suffering from ingesting too much cannabis. In almost all the cases, parents have claimed their …

Russian jets just killed over 200 ISIS fighters in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.<p>Islamic State is concentrating its forces around Deir …

Man down: why do so many suffer depression in silence?

When Kevin Braddock hit rockbottom, he had every intention of killing himself. He recounts what happened next – and reveals why so few men ask for help<p>It was a Monday when Robin Williams killed himself three years ago – Monday 11 August 2014. His death was shocking even if in hindsight it shouldn’t …

Robin Williams

‘Chemsex’ drugs and former legal highs targeted in government crackdown

So-called "chemsex" drugs and former legal highs will be targeted as part of a new government blitz.<p>Ministers have launched a strategy which aims to …

Drug Addiction

Cristiano Ronaldo blasted by Miss Universe for 'ordering designer babies from surrogate mother'

Portuguese star shared first pictures of his twins via Instagram on 29 June.<p>Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed the news of his double baby …

You can't buy much online with bitcoin, says report

If you've stumbled onto a stash of bitcoins and want to do some online shopping, the bad news is you probably won't be buying much.<p>This year, the cryptocurrency is only accepted by three out of the top 500 online merchants, reports Bloomberg. That's down from five from last year, making using …

Cryptocurrency

Military plane crash victims: 'These were the elite'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A painter who loved to fly, a father who married his high school sweetheart, and a former football star who was living out his dream of being in the Navy. These were among the 16 service members killed in Monday's military plane crash in Mississippi, about 100 miles north of Jackson. The …

Gwendoline Christie is keen to appear in a ‘Game Of Thrones’ spin-off

• Game of Thrones<p>The actor has said the role of Brienne of Tarth is "very dear" to her<p><b>Gwendoline Christie</b> has said she would consider appearing in a</i> …

The Scientific Reason Why Some People Hate Cheese

There are two types of people in this world: those would love cheese and those who don't. These aren't just folks who are lactose intolerant or …

How to get people to like you, according to psychologists

There are so many things to consider — from where to meet new people in the first place to how you spend time together. And what happens if you really like them but aren't sure whether they're keen on you?<p>Several recent psychological studies suggest there are a few simple ways to make yourself more …

Psychology

Germany begins withdrawing troops from Turkish air base

BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - Germany began on Sunday to pull its troops out of a Turkish air base where they have supported international operations against Islamic State following a row with Ankara over access, a German defense ministry spokesman said.<p>FILE PHOTO: A soldier of the German Armed Forces …

Angela Merkel

Best Aerial Photography of the Year: See the Jaw-dropping Winning shots

If you love stunning photography, the winning shots of the 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest will absolutely amaze you. Here is some …

China gives world rare look at aircraft carrier with Hong Kong port call

<b>(CNN) —</b> China's only operational aircraft carrier sails into Hong Kong this week, giving the world its first up-close look at the pride of China's navy.<p>The Liaoning will dock in Hong Kong on Saturday July 7, in one of the largest symbolic displays of Chinese military force in the former British …

Hong Kong

Man wins lawsuit in China over forced gay conversion therapy

BEIJING (AP) — A gay man in central China has successfully sued a mental hospital over forced conversion therapy, in what activists are hailing as …

LGBTQI

Chris Brown Thinks Migos Is ‘A Joke’ After BET Awards Brawl

It’s safe to say after their BET Awards fight, Chris Brown doesn’t have a very high opinion of Migos. An insider told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY …

Police deputy's husband 'holds man to floor in deadly chokehold' as he struggles to free himself

Amateur footage has been released allegedly showing a police deputy's husband holding a man to the floor in a deadly chokehold.<p>The shocking footage …

Norway Supreme Court turns down mass murderer Breivik's appeal

OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian Supreme Court will not take up an appeal lodged by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik protesting against his prison conditions, the court said on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik raises his arm in a Nazi salute as he enters the court …

Human Rights

'The b*****d in the Arsenal shirt came at me first': terror victim Geoff Ho describes how he bravely shielded friends from attackers

Geoff Ho, the journalist and martial arts expert who was stabbed in the neck in the London Bridge terror attack, has revealed his attempts to protect his friends from the attackers.<p>Mr Ho, who is business editor at the Sunday Express, is a long-standing regular at a number of pubs in the Borough …

Sailors abandoning Royal Navy's new warship 'because they are bored', it is claimed

The Navy's delayed new aircraft carrier is facing a morale crisis, it has been claimed, as sailors 'abandon ship' because they are bored.<p>In the last few weeks, around 21 sailors have quit aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth - the largest and most powerful warship ever built for the Royal Navy - …