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Indian wealth

India has witnessed highest growth in wealth held by individuals, among top ten wealthiest nations in the world, according to AfrAsia Bank's Global …

Exclusive: Labour rejects complaints from anti-transgender activists in all-women shortlists row

PinkNews has obtained a leaked letter from the Labour Party’s General Secretary, Jennie Formby, which confirms the party supports the right of trans …

LGBTQI

Gay-for-pay model says solo adult videos have ‘ruined his life’

Advertisement<p>A gay-for-pay model claims filming solo adult videos ruined his life.<p>Michael Hoffman, who also works as a bodybuilder, claims his “life …

Social Media

Male beetles have gay sex because of incompetence, not sexuality, study finds

Male beetles have sex with other male beetles because of their own “incompetence” rather than their sexuality, a new study has found.<p>The new research …

Behavior

BMW to recall 312,000 cars after finding engines could cut out while being driven

BMW is recalling more than 300,000 cars after discovering the vehicles' engines can cut out completely while being driven.<p>The German manufacturer issued a safety recall last year for 36,140 petrol cars after former Ghurka soldier died swerving a broken down BMW.<p>But now that figure is to soar almost …

Engines

Just a bear, who suffered unimaginable cruelty in a tiny cage for years, now floating contently in the sunshine. Moon bear Tatzi can hear the birds singing all around him. Nearly 10 years on from his rescue from a bile farm, every single day is full of joy. #MoonBearMonday https://t.co/o6gKnMbQbH

UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed

<b>Some 47 towns and cities across the UK are at or have exceeded air pollution limits set by the World Health Organization, its new report has found.</b><p>The WHO data shows 32 areas have fine particle air pollution levels above 10 micrograms per cubic metre, with the remaining 15 at that limit.<p>Areas that …

Pollution

Amber Rudd's resignation letter and Theresa May's response

<b>Amber Rudd has resigned as home secretary after a period of political pressure stemming from her handling of the Windrush scandal. Here is the resignation letter she sent to Prime Minister Theresa May. Mrs May's response is also published in full below.</b><p>Dear prime minister,<p>It is with great regret …

United Kingdom

Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary - BBC News

Amber Rudd faced criticism over the existence of Home Office removals targets and her knowledge of them<p>Amber Rudd has resigned as home secretary, saying she "inadvertently misled" MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants.<p>The Windrush scandal had heaped pressure on Ms Rudd, who faced renewed …

Amber Rudd

Flustered Theresa May confronted with shocking reality of NHS 'shambles she has created'

Theresa May was left flustered today after being confronted with the shocking reality of ambulance waiting times.<p>Labour MP Gloria De Piero spoke up …

United Kingdom

Inside the Firm - The Untold Story of The Krays' Reign of Terror

• <b>Author:</b> Tony Lambrianou<p>Throughout the 1960s, Tony Lambrianou was a trusted member of the Kray Gang. He had a unique insight into the workings of a criminal organisation whose reputation in the underworld remains to this day. But he was not just an observer and his role in the Kray story ultimately …

Pure Evil - How Tracie Andrews murdered my son, decieved the nation and sentenced me to a life of pain and misery

• <b>Author:</b> Maureen Harvey<p>On 1st December 1996, 25-year-old Lee Harvey was stabbed 42 times in a frenzied knife attack. His girlfriend, Tracie Andrews, claimed he had been murdered in a road rage attack and, days later, appeared at a press conference making an emotional appeal for witnesses to the …

ABBA's Benny Andersson Insists They Have 'Nothing To Prove' With Surprise New Material

The band's first new material in more than 35 years is coming later this year.<p>ABBA star Benny Andersson has given an update into the group’s upcoming …

Music

Read Amber Rudd's resignation letter and Theresa May's response in full

Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced into making another Cabinet reshuffle after the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd.<p>Ms Rudd became the fifth departure from the Cabinet since last year's snap general election, after admitting she had "inadvertently" misled MPs over the existence of …

Amber Rudd

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We’ve Come A Long Way Since Stephen Lawrence's Death 25 Years Ago, But Recent Government Policies Have Stalled Progress

Until everyone in the UK is policed equally, some will have more freedom, more protection and more hope than others. Until that day comes, we have …

How The Stephen Lawrence Murder Still Haunts Britain, 25 Years On

Everything you need to know about this historic case.<p>Rex Features<p>Stephen Lawrence was murdered on 22 April 1993<p>Stephen Lawrence was 18 when he was …

Windrush generation: Who are they and why are they facing problems?

<b>Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to Caribbean leaders over deportation threats made to the children of Commonwealth citizens, who despite living and working in the UK for decades, have been told they are living here illegally because of a lack of official paperwork.</b><p>Who are the "Windrush …

Windrush

When production went mass: how factories changed the world

Invented in Britain, perfected in America and super-sized by the Soviet Union and China, the factory has shaped modern history.<p>Factories are ancient, …

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Arsène Wenger's Arsenal career in pictures

After almost 22 years in charge, Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is to step down at the end of the season. Here we take a look at the highs and lows of …

Stephen Lawrence's Murder Made Us Look At Ourselves As A Society

Life<p>by Amy Iggulden | 18 04 2018<p>© Shutterstock<p>On the 25th anniversary of the killing of Stephen Lawrence, could a new BBC documentary provide the key …

Pinterest

An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

In April 1968, the United States was grieving. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a white nationalist. Cities burned with riots.<p>Across the Atlantic, Britain was debating the Race Relations Act, which made it illegal to deny a person employment, housing or public services based …

United Kingdom

48 Environmental Victories Since the First Earth Day

As Earth Day turns 48, we take a look back at the biggest milestones in environmental protection.<p>The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, was a milestone event for the planet. An estimated 20 million people took to the streets across the U.S. to raise awareness about the impacts of human activities …

Obama Administration

10 of the most historic cities to visit in the UK

And the must-sees in all of them...<p>The UK is teaming with historic tales told through the architecture, geography and iconic locations of some of our …

Britain's £14billion foreign aid budget will be guided by "Brexit values" - with less cash for scandal-hit charities

The UK’s controversial £14billion aid budget faces a big shake-up with less cash being funnelled through scandal-hit charities.<p>New International …

Novichok used in spy poisoning, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

OPCW says analysis of samples confirms UK findings about nerve agent used in Salisbury attack<p>The international chemical weapons watchdog has backed the UK’s findings on the identity of the chemical used to poison the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.<p>The findings …

Nerve Agents

UK says Russia monitored daughter of former spy for years

LONDON (AP) — Russian intelligence agencies monitored the emails of former spy Sergei Skripal's daughter Yulia for at least five years before the two …

Russia

Two dead guinea pigs and a distressed cat were found at home of poisoned spy

Two guinea pigs were found dead at the home of poisoned spy Sergei Skripal after the property was sealed off for investigations.<p>The Department for …