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Newspapers Around The World React With Shock To President Donald Trump

'What have they done?'<p>1 Liberation<p>Liberation<p>2 The Daily Mirror<p>The Daily Mirror<p>3 El Grafico<p>El Grafico<p>4 The Sun<p>The Sun<p>5 Le Journal de Quebec<p>Le Journal …

19 Instagrams You Should Follow If You're Slightly Obsessed With Pretty Handwriting

Say yes to penmanship porn.

Typography

How the EU referendum result will emerge in the hours after polls close

Shortly after midnight on Friday, Sue Stanhope, the counting officer for the city of Sunderland, will declare how many people in that area have voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, and how many have voted for it to remain. It will be among the first of 382 such declarations – …

United Kingdom

MPs pay tribute to Jo Cox's 'humanity, compassion and irrepressible spirit'

Politicians of all stripes came wearing white roses, a symbol of Jo Cox’s beloved Yorkshire. Many too wore the purples, greens and whites of the suffragettes to mark her feminism, just as guests had dressed for her wedding.<p>With her husband, Brendan, and two young children watching from the gallery …

United Kingdom

Youth vote targeted for registration before EU referendum

Only 23 days remain until the 7 June deadline for registering to vote in the EU referendum, and Amy Longland, a 22-year-old student at Nottingham university, is campaigning hard. She is desperate to raise awareness about what’s at stake for what could be dubbed “Generation E” – those suddenly …

Boris Johnson

Donald Trump Dismisses Barack Obama's Brexit Warning, Says He'd Treat UK 'Fairly'

Oh goody.<p>Donald Trump has said a Brexit would not put Britain at the "back of the queue" to secure a US trade deal if he become president, in an …

Commuter chaos as Second World War bomb discovered near Victoria Station

Scotland Yard cordon off major building works at Terminus Place but Underground services running again after brief closure<p>One of Britain's busiest stations was evacuated after an unexploded Second World War bomb was discovered during building works.<p>Morning commuters faced chaos on Friday as …

Join us or die: the birth of Boko Haram

How the tattered remnants of an Islamist sect transformed into a relentless terrorist army that Nigeria cannot defeat<p>In February 2009, I was at a motor park in Maraba, a satellite of the Nigerian capital Abuja, looking for motorcyclists wearing dried vegetables on their heads. The Nigerian Police …

Africa

Julian Assange vows to accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has announced he may finally leave the Ecuadorian embassy to the UK. Should a UN panel rule that he has not been …

Holyrood asked to investigate Alex Salmond radio show

The Tories and Labour query whether Mr Salmond should have been permitted to use parliamentary facilities to earn another income hosting his LBC phone-in show.<p>Holyrood’s authorities have been asked to investigate whether Alex Salmond should have been allowed to use the parliament’s broadcasting …

Uganda bans housemaids from working in Saudi Arabia

The Ugandan government has banned its citizens from taking jobs as domestic workers in Saudi Arabia, claiming they are often abused by their employers.<p>Wilson Muruli Mukasa, minister of gender, labour and social development, said on Friday that the government continued "to receive information of our …

Saudi Arabia

Google Street View helps smaller destinations showcase off-road attractions

In its quest to document the entire Earth, Google has been expanding Street View further into areas where streets don't go. The company announced …

There's finally a decent British smartphone company — it's just a pity the phone didn't work

In December, I got to try out an interesting smartphone from a promising new British company.<p>It's called the Storm, and is built by WileyFox.<p>It's big, fast, and not unattractive in a somewhat stylised way. And it's an absolute bargain.<p>Now, here's normally the point where I recommend you go out and …

Soft drink giants to cut sugar levels - but Coke stays the same

Food and drink giants such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Kellogg’s pledge to cut the sugar content in their products, ahead of Government decision on sugar tax<p>Food and drink manufacturers such as Coca-Cola and Kellogg’s are promising to cut the sugar content in their products in advance of a Government …

FBI "took over world's biggest child porn website"

Users were able to view thousands of explcit images of kindergarten-age children for two weeks while it was under bureau's control in an unprecedented internet sting operation<p>The FBI took over the world biggest child pornography website in a sting operation intended to catch viewers of sexual …

U.S. Department of Justice

Mother walking son home from school saves immigrants' lives after hearing screams from lorry

Tammy Harris, 34, begged an HGV driver to open his refrigerated lorry only to find seven people inside suffering from frost bite, including two children<p>A mother walking her son home from school saved the lives of seven suspected illegal immigrants after hearing screams and bangs from a refrigerated …

Falklands' says it's time Corbyn accepted a briefing on the Islands to understand politics and geography

The Falklands Islands elected government said it was time Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn took up the offer of a proper briefing on the Falklands which …

United Kingdom

Tajikistan: Police 'convince' 1,700 women to remove hijabs, shave beards of 13,000 Muslims

In their attempt to curb radicalisation, police in Tajikistan shaved beards of nearly 13,000 men and convinced hundreds of women to remove their …

A North Korean defector returns home and tearfully rips up her own memoir

Kim Jong-un loves a good spectacle. Since taking over as supreme leader of North Korea in 2011, he’s reportedly built a massively expensive ski resort, had his uncle executed, and claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb. And in a change of strategy from his father, Kim Jong-il, he also loves to make …

North Korea

'Ed Stone' was destroyed shortly after general election

The Ed Stone was broken up shortly after the general election, it has been revealed, putting an end to eight months of speculation about its whereabouts.<p>Two party officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Bloomberg News that the stone had been destroyed in the weeks following 7 May …

Elections

Creative housing for refugees - but a cemetery?

Cities and towns in Germany grapple with finding adequate housing for refugees - sometimes with extremely bizarre results. Once again, within just a …

William Friedkin says there isn’t gender or race prejudice in cinema, claims Hollywood is an “open playing field”

There has been a call over the last few years for more women and people of colour to be represented both on screen and behind the camera, …

Jeremy Corbyn missed PMQs... but Labour MPs didn’t miss him

POLITICAL SKETCH: In the absence of her leader, Angela Eagle delights Labour backbenchers by knocking George Osborne off his stride<p>During Prime Minister’s Questions I kept hearing a strange noise. It was deep, insistent, and vaguely familiar, although I couldn’t for the life of me put my finger on …

Petition to block Donald Trump from entering the UK hits 100,000 signatures

Parliament now has to consider the topic for a debate<p>Donald Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US sparked controversy on Tuesday, drawing criticism from public figures across the land; from JK Rowling to Nigel Farage.<p>Later that evening, a petition was set up in response, …

Len McCluskey Warns Jeremy Corbyn To Get A Grip Of His Leadership, Attacks 'Inappropriate' Remarks On 'Shoot To Kill'

Jeremy Corbyn has been warned by union chief Len McCluskey to "stop saying the first thing that comes into his head" and wake up to the …

United Kingdom

Doctor's Facebook Post About Chance Taxi Driver Cancer Diagnosis Tears Apart Jeremy Hunt

An NHS worker has used a moving story about helping to diagnose a taxi driver's cancerous mole to launch a scathing attack on Jeremy Hunt.<p>The junior …