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Could Trump face Magnitsky Act sanctions?

Even before he disgraced his country in Quebec, Trump had by the end of May “put more tariffs on longtime U.S. allies than he has on China, his …

Human Rights

Destitution by design is ruining lives – we need to end this disgrace

In an era of 24-hour news, there are still some stories that make you stop in your tracks. The research published today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Heriot-Watt University is one such: more than 1.5 million people were destitute in the UK last year. That includes almost 650,000 with …

Universal Credit

Drivers hit by biggest petrol price rise for 18 years

The price of petrol at the pump rocketed by a “hellish” 6p a litre in May – the biggest monthly rise for 18 years, the RAC has said.<p>Unleaded shot up from 123.43p to 129.41p a litre, taking the cost of filling up a 55-litre family car to £71.18, an increase of £3.29, data from RAC Fuel Watch …

Cost of Living

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Neuroscience

The EU has just passed a law that could end the problems with free movement which led to Brexit in the first place

Yesterday the European parliament passed a new law that will end the conflation of free movement of people with the undercutting of local workers by …

United Kingdom

Thursday cannon fodder: violent old match fixing

Sources: Patrick Vieira move to Nice finalized – ProSoccerTalk<br>Good for him.<p>Reports of OGC Nice deal "wrong information," says NYCFC's Patrick Vieira | MLSsoccer.com<br>Or maybe not good for him?<p>Lucy Bronze targets Champions League glory with Lyon in Kiev | Football | The Guardian<br>Liverpool supporters …

Soccer

GDPR Sounds Dull But Here's Why Those Emails And Website Pop-Ups Are Important

Here's our technobabble-free explainer on what it all means.<p>If your inbox is anything like ours, it’s likely to be full of emails from various …

Privacy

Grenfell Tower Insulation 'Should Never Have Been Used After Not Passing Safety Test', BBC Investigation Alleges

Hundreds of buildings, including Grenfell, were fitted with plastic foam insulation, Panorama claims.<p>The insulation that was fitted on Grenfell Tower …

Grenfell Tower

Hero shopper spills little known secret on how to get Sainsbury's coupons before you shop

You know the drill: After doing your weekly food shop at Sainsbury's, the machine will start to gurgle, and spill out an array of double points and …

Marks and Spencer launch huge discount on their food - but there is a slight catch

If we ever won the lottery, one of the first things we'd do is head to Marks and Spencer and do the food shop of dreams.<p>But now, we may not have to …

UK removed legal protection for Windrush immigrants in 2014

The government quietly removed a key protection from the statute books for some British residents of the Windrush generation who could face deportation, the Guardian has learned.<p>The Home Office said the clause was not included in the 2014 Immigration Act because adequate protections were already in …

Great Britain

'A day of shame!' Labour MP gives powerful speech in Parliament demanding answers over Windrush deportations

Labour MP David Lammy made a powerful and furious speech in the House of Commons, demanding answers from Tory Amber Rudd on the Windrush …

Lewis Hamilton apologises to Max Verstappen after Bahrain F1 clash

Lewis Hamilton has apologised to Max Verstappen in the buildup to the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after their clash at the last round in Bahrain.<p>Verstappen had attempted to pass Hamilton last Sunday when the two came together, causing a puncture for the Red Bull driver, who was forced to …

Auto Racing

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

Australian union officials who ran fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page fired

An Australian union has sacked two employees linked to a fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page.<p>On Wednesday the National Union of Workers confirmed it had terminated the employment of two organisers from its Western Australia branch over the page.<p>A CNN investigation claimed Ian MacKay – an …

Black Lives Matter

Fury as Tories are overheard 'discussing how to spin Grenfell for votes' a mile from the tower

Tory canvassers were allegedly heard discussing how to spin the Grenfell blaze for political gain a mile from the scene of the tragedy.<p>Local council …

The Iraq War: In the beginning was the lie

On April 9, 2003, US soldiers toppled the statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. Fifteen years later we know that this war cost hundreds of thousands …

Dictionary app Reverso learns new tricks

Dictionary app Reverso is getting new features with its 8.0 update. There are new exercices and games to help you learn new words. Reverso also now has an integrated thesaurus.<p>Reverso is one of the biggest dictionary players out there. It now has over 40 million unique visitors on its website and …

These Americans are trapped in their jobs: they need to pay $10,000 to quit

Dozens of news anchors robotically intoned “This is extremely dangerous to our democracy,” after reciting what turned out to be a script by Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner and operator of 193 local TV stations. Dan Rather called it Orwellian, and many have asked in amazement: why would local …

New York State

Number of people seeking help to stop looking at child sex abuse images online increases 40%

The number of people seeking help to stop viewing images of child sexual abuse online has increased by 40 per cent, a charity has revealed.<p>In 2017, …

Sociology

Trump’s ‘Fine People’ on Trial for Terror

Three men went on trial last week in Kansas for plotting to bomb a Muslim apartment building. They’re not the kinds of accused terrorists Trump likes …

Woman arrested after blowing small plastic trumpet at police during Sheffield trees protest

A woman has been arrested after blowing a small plastic trumpet at police officers during a protest.<p>The 57-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday …

The new legal ruling which could mean seriously bad news for anyone fighting the 'Bedroom Tax'

A couple have lost their case in a landmark legal ruling involving the Bedroom Tax .<p>Jayson Carmichael from Southport, whose wife Charlotte has spina …

Paul Pogba set for showdown talks with Didier Deschamps over Jose Mourinho and troubles at Manchester United

Paul Pogba plans on revealing all to Didier Deschamps when he sits down with the France coach this week to discuss his problems at Manchester …

Can you really make a citizen's arrest?

People often talk about making a “citizen’s arrest”, but few know what it actually means – or even whether it’s legal. Notorious examples include Dan …

Secrets Of An HR Director: 'This Is How To Ask For A Payrise'

Never answer a question without examples.<p>In the world of work, knowing exactly what your boss or potential employer wants from you is the holy grail …

The British Government looks like a bunch of children in response to the Skripal poisoning

I don’t know whether it is just me, but are there any others who are sick and tired of our mass media and senior politicians determining that the …

Donald Trump

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis's secret rule will save you hundreds on car insurance

Drivers in the West Midlands have been hit with accelerating car insurance prices as the cost ramps up by £118 in a year.<p>But, thankfully, help is at …

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in the bottle.<p>By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking to him on a daily basis for hours at a time. On the phone, he was clever, funny, …

Cambridge Analytica

'The Financial Ombudsman failed us – now we want our cases reviewed'

<i>Telegraph Money</i> readers are calling for the Financial Ombudsman Service to review their cases, after an undercover journalist appeared to show staff at the dispute resolution service failing to understand the financial services they were investigating.<p>The <i>Dispatches</i> documentary recorded an employee …