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Rare Photos of Black Activism from the 60s

'North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South' spotlights moments in the fight against discrimination, focusing on areas of the country where the struggle for civil rights has been ignored by the history books.<p><i>All photos courtesy of Getty Publication</i><p>When it comes to 1960s civil rights …

Black History

Flooding risk as heavy rain follows battering by Storm Angus

Heavy rain will see parts of Britain already battered by Storm Angus at risk of further flooding in the next 24 hours.<p>Wet weather is expected to …

Weather

26 injured after roof sliced off London bus

26 people have been injured when a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London.<p>Firefighters say the bus roof was sliced off.<p>Three people trapped on the top deck had to be freed.<p>Five were taken to hospital after the accident in the early hours in Tottenham in the north of the UK …

Sweden to refugees: Find a bed or go back to Germany… but don’t look for them at IKEA

Sweden’s migration minister warned refugees that if they don’t find their own accommodation, they will be deported back to Germany or Denmark. The …

Photographer Chronicles the Lives of Punks Squatting in Leeds

For <i>Edge of Living</i>, United Kingdom-based photographer Ricky Adam chronicles the ins and outs of daily life for a tight-knit group of young punks …

Northern Ireland

'Minecraft' with a story isn't as weird as you'd think

A story-driven game about <i>Minecraft,</i> the block-building phenomenon adored by children and adults alike, might sound a tad contradictory. By design, <i>Minecraft</i> has little in the way of plot or characters -- the world is randomly generated and the best "stories" occur naturally based on what you decide …