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Shame on Brazil! Black Brazilian players severely criticized with racist insults after defeat: World Cup Exposes Racist and Machismo Culture

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Sometimes it really seems that Brazilians have so little to celebrate on the world stage that every four years, they put all</i> …

Brazil

Donald Trump baby balloon: Where to see the blimp during the President's UK visit | London Evening Standard

As Trump says hello to both Theresa May and the Queen, his giant inflatable counterpart will be looming above Parliament Square Garden in …

Donald Trump

Boris Johnson tells PM she is suffocating Brexit 'dream'

<b>Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May's Brexit strategy, saying the "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt".</b><p>In his letter resigning as foreign secretary, he said the prime minister was leading the UK into a "semi-Brexit" with the "status of a colony".<p>His …

Great Britain

Beatrice of Congo: the African Priestess and Prophet

Beatriz Kimpa Vita<p>Beatriz Kimpa Vita, also known as Beatrice of Congo, or Dona Beatriz, or Tchimpa M’vita, was an African prophet (yeah… a female …

Ex-Navy Seal dies in Thai cave rescue: official - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

A former military diver has died after running out of oxygen while assisting in the rescue of 12 boys and their football coach trapped inside a cave …

Thailand

Anger fumes over charity auctioning a night in Nelson Mandela's prison cell

JOHANNESBURG – The offer caused an outcry: The highest bidder in a South African charity event would get a “once-in-a-lifetime” chance to spend the night in Nelson Mandela’s prison cell, where the anti-apartheid leader spent 18 years.<p>“So brazenly in bad taste, there are no words,” local …

Nelson Mandela

The fall of an empire: Gupta family faces justice in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has blamed corrupt practices for the country's economic problems. Since taking office earlier this year, he has been a man on a mission - determined to put a stop to "state capture". Former president Jacob Zuma and his son's close links to the Indian-born …

South Africa

Top 10 Greatest Slave Rebellions

Top 10

Poor rural broadband means elderly people in the countryside will miss out on the healthcare revolution

Poor rural broadband means elderly people living in the countryside will miss out on the healthcare revolution, local authorities have warned.<p>Technology has been touted as the answer to social care shortfalls, but those most in need could be unable to access crucial at-home help - because rural …

Telecoms

Routine DNA tests will put NHS at the 'forefront of medicine'

People in England will have access to DNA tests on an unprecedented scale from the autumn when the NHS becomes the first health service in the world to routinely offer genomic medicine.<p>From 1 October, hospitals across England will be connected to specialist centres that read, analyse and interpret …

Genetics

Boy, 16, stabbed to death in Liverpool

Detectives have launched a murder probe after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Liverpool.<p>The boy was found after emergency services were called to Belle Vale Road at around 9pm on Tuesday, Merseyside police said.<p>He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead around midnight.<p>Detectives said a …

Liverpool

Cannabis is ‘beneficial’ for illnesses, admits Britain’s Chief Medical Officer

Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer for England has said there is ‘conclusive evidence’ the drug is beneficial for some medical …

Cannabis

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations and the government said on Wednesday.<p>The inter-ethnic violence erupted in April around 400 km (250 miles) south of …

Africa

Scientists fight killer Asian hornet invasion using tiny electronic trackers

A deadly Asian hornet invasion threatening British honeybees could be averted using tiny electronic trackers.<p>Scientists have attached devices to the …

Insects

Government blesses omitting race from admissions, enrollment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students.<p>The shift announced Tuesday gives colleges the federal government's blessing to …

Donald Trump

Esther McVey forced to apologise for 'inadvertently misleading' parliament over universal credit report

Cabinet minister Esther McVey has apologised for “inadvertently” misleading MPs over inaccurate claims on a critical report into the government’s …

Great Britain

Nearly all children whose mothers are sent to prison are uprooted from their homes, finds report

The government has been accused of being “blind to the needs” of children whose mothers go to jail as new research shows 95 per cent of them are …

Crime

Donald Trump suggested 'US could invade Venezuela', official claims

As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the US just simply invade the troubled country?<p>The …

Venezuela

Swedish government in crisis talks with police over gang shootings

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish authorities will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday over a wave of gang shootings in cities that have made crime a central issue for voters ahead of September's election.<p>Crime in Sweden is moderate compared to neighboring countries and murder rates are steady but …

World Health Organization

Child's asthma death linked to illegal levels of air pollution

The repeated hospital admissions of a girl who died in an asthma attack at the age of nine show a “striking association” with spikes in illegal levels of air pollution around her home in London, legal documents have revealed.<p>Ella Kissi-Debrah, from Hither Green, near the capital’s busy South …

Pollution

Paedophile football coach George Ormond jailed for 20 years

A paedophile football coach who worked with Newcastle United’s youth players and sexually abused boys over three decades has been jailed for 20 years.<p>George Ormond, 62, worked with a prominent youth team in the city in the 1970s and 1980s, before assisting at the Premier League club in the 1990s. …

Sociology

DR Congo casts doubt on UN findings of gruesome atrocities by government security forces

The UN accused DR Congo security forces of committing horrific acts of violence against civilians in the war-torn Kasai region. The country's human …

Africa

A woman climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest migrant family separations

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A woman who climbed up to the robes of the Statue of Liberty to protest the separation of migrant families was taken into custody after a standoff with police on the Fourth of July.<p>Authorities had tried to talk the woman down but she refused to leave. For nearly three hours, she …

Trespassing

Dementia preventing drug could be available soon after breakthrough by British scientists

A drug which prevents dementia could soon be available after a breakthrough by British scientists.<p>Experts have reversed a condition which causes …

Dementia

Hundreds Of Young People Stuck On Mental Health Waiting Lists Amid Funding Cuts Across Birmingham

'This isn’t OK. The longer anyone is left with mental health problems, the more complex they become.'<p>Gail Boyd<p>When Alfreda Boyd died in 2017, her …

Mental Health

The Increasing Number Of Caseloads For Birmingham MPs Is Leaving Them Stretched And In Tears

Benefits reform, homelessness and crime among the major concerns across city.<p>A cancer sufferer who died just weeks after winning a year-long battle …

Great Britain

The UK's First Female Sharia Judge: 'I Am Championing Women's Rights'

Dr Amra Bone wants to encourage more women into Sharia law<p>She’s a lone figure in a world dominated by men, but Britain’s first female Sharia court …

Religion

Why BMI is a terrible way to monitor your health

Why BMI is a terrible way to monitor your health, according to five experts<p><b>Many experts have criticized this fairly limited measure of the health of</b> …

Holistic Medicine

Judge rules couple can reclaim all of their PPI commission - what it means for you

<b>A judge has ruled a couple should receive all of the 76% commission they paid on their PPI policy - but if you took out PPI and want to get ALL of</b> …

Finance

Learn How to Finally Do a Push-Up Correctly With This Clever Trainer Tip

Out of all the bodyweight exercises one can do, I've realized that push-ups tend to be one of the hardest movements to learn. As a trainer, I work with a lot of clients who have specific goals, and learning how to do a proper push-up is always on the top of their lists. For most, perfecting a …

Workouts