Izzah Abdullah

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UN denounces Vatican over child abuse and demands immediate action

The Vatican has failed to acknowledge the huge scale of clerical sex abuse and has implemented policies that have led to "the continuation of the abuse and the impunity of the perpetrators", a UN panel said on Wednesday in a scathing rebuke of the Holy See's handling of the global scandal.<p>In grimly …

Tube strike chaos for London commuters

Millions of Londoners had a difficult journey to and from work on Wednesday as Underground workers began the first in a series of strikes.<p>The 48-hour walkout, to be followed by another next week, is in protest at ticket offices being closed and jobs lost in a modernisation drive.<p>Many tube stations …

Life after typhoon Haiyan: Cebu's struggle to rebuild lives and homes

Ginevey Caso recounts her memories of typhoon Haiyan, which destroyed her simple wooden home three months ago, with almost casual cheerfulness. "My house fell down and there is no more house. Now I am staying in the lower part of the village under a tarpaulin," she says as two of her children play …

RBS would move to London if Scotland breaks away

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland would “inevitably” move its headquarters from Edinburgh to London if Scotland votes for independence later this year, Business Secretary Vince Cable said on Wednesday.<p>A sign is seen outside a Royal Bank of Scotland building in central London January 28, …

London hit by travel chaos as Tube staff goes on strike

LONDON (Reuters) - Millions of Londoners were caught up in commuting chaos on Wednesday, as Underground workers began the first in a series of strikes that Prime Minister David Cameron branded as “shameful.”<p>Evening commuters wait on the platform of Victoria tube station in central London February …

Storms, snow and ice wreak havoc across Europe

Tens of thousands of homes are without power across Europe as storms and chilling temperatures wreak havoc.<p>In northern France, gale force winds of some 140 km/h have battered the coast of Brittany.<p>Blocked roads and fallen trees have forced emergency workers to be on alert around the …

Vogue Launches on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 4, 2014<p>Vogue, the most influential fashion magazine in the world, makes its debut on Flipboard today. Read by more than …