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Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings

Rhino poaching in South Africa is at record levels, the country’s environment minister has warned, with an 18 % rise in the first four months of 2015 on the same period a year ago.<p>Edna Molewa said that by the end of April 2015 the number of rhino lost to poachers was 393 for the whole country, and …

Cameron won big by selling stability over fear

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron sealed a surprise election win by persuading Britons to choose the security of modestly rising living standards over an implausible pretender many feared could become the puppet of Scottish nationalists.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and his …

Great Britain

Michael Gove appointed Justice Secretary in David Cameron's cabinet

Former Education Secretary will oversee Conservative plans to abolish the Human Rights Act, while Nicky Morgan will remain in her post and Chris Grayling will become Leader of the House of Commons<p>Michael Gove is making a dramatic return to front-line political combat as <b>David Cameron</b> puts him in …

New Commons boundaries top Conservative government agenda

Senior Tories say new government will implement many policies the Lib Dems blocked<p>Redrawing constituency boundaries to lock Labour out of power for a decades is at the top of the agenda for the new Conservative government, senior Tories have said.<p>The changes to parliamentary boundaries, blocked in …

Experience: I am a Jedi

‘I have accepted that I will probably remain single for the rest of my life, but I refuse to change who I am’<p>People may find it hard to believe, but even though I have lived as a Jedi for five years, I am actually not that bothered by Star Wars or science fiction. It just doesn’t do anything for me.<p>…

Nigel Farage steps down as Ukip leader after failure to win South Thanet - but could be back

Ukip leader confirms he will quit after losing out on Kent seat as he recommends Suzanne Evans as stand-in until leadership elections<p>Nigel Farage has announced that he is standing down as Ukip leader after failing to become an MP, but could return to the role later this year.<p>Mr Farage promised that …

A Pensioner in Nebraska Filed a Handwritten Lawsuit Against All Homosexuals on Behalf of God and Jesus

The 66-year-old Nebraskan wants a judge to declare homosexuality a sin.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>You've heard the story before, or seen it on Lifetime: An American from the heartland, a proud wife and mother full of dreams and free of cynicism, is unhappy with the way the world is …

Sun has torn into Ed Miliband even more viciously than it hit Neil Kinnock

The Sun,Rupert Murdoch,National newspapers,Newspapers,Newspapers & magazines,Media,General election 2015,Politics,Ed Miliband,Labour,Conservatives,UK news<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Research finds 95% of tabloid’s editorials in runup to election have been anti-Labour, with most of those directly vilifying the …

MPs' pay rise of 9% 'should go ahead'

<b>MPs should get a 9% pay rise next year as planned, the body overseeing their salaries and expenses has said.</b><p>Marcial Boo, chief executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), said MPs did an important job and should not be paid a "miserly amount".<p>Their pay will go up from …

US poised to ask Britain to join air-strikes in Iraq

President Barack Obama is set to authorise new air-strikes in Iraq amid reports that Britain and Australia could be asked to join them<p>The United States is poised to ask Britain and Australia to support air strikes in Northern Iraq, according to reports.<p>President Obama is set to authorise airstrikes …

Gene Simmons tells depressed people to 'kill themselves'

Gene Simmons is not making many friends this week. First he went after American immigrants who don't speak English, and now the KISS rocker has some beyond strong opinions about those struggling with depression.<p><b>NEWS: Gene Simmons Thinks Immigrants Should know English</b><p>"Drug addicts and alcoholics are …

Over-full classrooms are Cameron's fault, says Tristram Hunt

David Cameron is to blame for a huge growth in the number of over-filled classrooms, with up to 70 pupils being taught together in some schools, after the government diverted scarce resources to its free schools "pet project", Labour will claim on Monday.<p>Tristram Hunt, the shadow education …

Michael Brown shot at least 6 times, independent autopsy shows

Another tense standoff developed Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, which has seen nightly protests since unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death by a white police officer.<p>The renewed tensions came after the preliminary results of an autopsy that Brown's family requested were released, …

Michael Brown shot at least 6 times, independent autopsy shows

Michael Brown was shot at least six times, according to the preliminary results of a private autopsy that his family requested.<p>The independent autopsy was conducted by high-profile pathologist Michael Baden. Baden testified in the O.J. Simpson, Phil Spector and Drew Peterson murder trials.<p>Family …

Cameron balks at probing supply chain in UK anti-slavery bill - MP

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prime Minister David Cameron could have been an anti-slavery hero had he ensured that a draft law to combat slavery contained provisions to prevent the “evil practice” in corporate supply chains, a senior politician said.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron …

UK troops must help the Kurds, says Iraq War hero Colonel Tim Collins

Ancient civilisations will be extinguished unless Britain acts, warns Col Tim Collins, who famed for his inspirational speech on the eve of the 2003 Iraq War<p><b>Iraq crisis: live</b><p>One of Britain’s most respected commanders has compared the massacres in Iraq with genocides carried out by Joseph Stalin and …

No justice for Afghan civilians killed by US forces, says Amnesty International

The families of thousands of civilians killed by US forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice or compensation, Amnesty International has said in a damning indictment of the US military as it withdraws from the country.<p>In a report published on Monday, Amnesty said it had gathered evidence …

Rising Ukip star on Roma in the UK, vaccines and racist gardeners

Jane Collins will open Ukip's party conference next month and last week the former equine physiotherapist was selected for a seat that the party believes could deliver its first MP.<p>But in an extraordinary interview – ranging from the debate about alleged racism on <i>Gardeners' Question Time</i> to the …

The War Photo No One Would Publish

When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.<p>The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated …

Women stoned to death in Syria for adultery

BEIRUT (AP) — A cleric read the verdict before the truck came and dumped a large pile of stones near the municipal garden. Jihadi fighters then …

Gaza fighting resumes after ceasefire ends

Israel hit the Gaza Strip with missiles and artillery for the first time in three days, while Palestinian fighters launched a barrage of rockets at Israel, just hours after a ceasefire between the two sides expired.<p>Five Palestinians were killed and at least 31 others wounded in Friday's air …

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Town in shock after 9-year-old boy is stabbed to death on playground

A family is grieving and a Michigan community is in shock after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a playground in his neighborhood this week.<p>The shock felt in Kentwood, just outside of Grand Rapids, is as much over the sudden and senseless loss of Michael Conner Verkerke as it is over the …

Much of Market Street gridlocked as Jewish groups condemn Hamas

Much of Market Street gridlocked as Jewish groups condemn Hamas<p>Hundreds of demonstrators from around the Bay Area marched through San Francisco on Sunday showing their unwavering support for Israel amid an ongoing war in Gaza.<p>The rally started at noon at Civic Center Plaza, where demonstrators from …

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Boris Johnson: EU exit better option than staying in unreformed union

Getting out of the EU could be better for Britain than staying in an unreformed union, London mayor Boris Johnson has said.<p>His comment came ahead of the publication on Wednesday of a report by his senior economic advisor Gerard Lyons, which will argue that British exit from the EU is "definitely a …

UK condemnation of Israel would threaten peace hopes, says minister

The government is right not to condemn Israel's incursion into Gaza because an "ultra-critical" stance against either side could jeopardise the UK's role in encouraging a ceasefire, a Conservative cabinet minister has said.<p>Chris Grayling, the justice secretary, made the case for Britain to remain …