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'Kissing sailor' statue graffitied with #MeToo after death of George Mendonsa

'Kissing sailor' statue graffitied with #MeToo after death of George Mendonsa

A statue showing a sailor passionately kissing a nurse at the end of Second World War was vandalised with the #MeToo hashtag one day after the ser ...
Hong Kong to turn part of renowned Fanling golf course into homes amid housing crisis

Hong Kong to turn part of renowned Fanling golf course into homes amid housing crisis

A controversial plan to convert part of Hong Kong's historic Fanling golf course into public housing on Wednesday  has been resisted by internatio ...
Punk band named after notorious UK child killer forced to cancel Newcastle gig

Punk band named after notorious UK child killer forced to cancel Newcastle gig

A punk band named after the notorious child killer, Mary Bell has been forced to cancel a concert in Newcastle following outrage from the families ...
LGBT group cuts ties with Martina Navratilova after she claims transgender women have sporting advantage

LGBT group cuts ties with Martina Navratilova after she claims transgender women have sporting advantage

LGBT group Athlete Ally said Navratilova's comments were "transphobic, based on a false understanding of science and data, and perpetuate dangerou ...
Exclusive: Jihadi bride Shamima Begum's baby is British and could return to the UK, say lawyers

Exclusive: Jihadi bride Shamima Begum's baby is British and could return to the UK, say lawyers

The newborn baby of Shamima Begum is a British citizen and could return to the UK despite the teenage mother losing her citizenship over her suppo ...
Shamima Begum: Being stripped of my British citizenship is hard to swallow and unjust

Shamima Begum: Being stripped of my British citizenship is hard to swallow and unjust

She said she could see a future for herself and her son, whom she has named Jarah after one of the two children she lost to malnutrition and disea ...
RAF Engineer becomes most senior woman to have ever served in Britain's armed forces

RAF Engineer becomes most senior woman to have ever served in Britain's armed forces

The RAF has appointed its first ever female three-star officer, the most senior woman to have ever served in the British Armed Forces. Sue Gray, a ...
Teenager in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Teenager in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of ...
NHS staff to get safe spaces and 24 hour helpline to avoid burnout

NHS staff to get safe spaces and 24 hour helpline to avoid burnout

Doctors and nurses will be given safe-spaces and a 24 hour helpline to help them deal with traumatic incidents at work, Matt Hancock, the Healt ...
EU in spat with Hungary over anti-Juncker campaign  

EU in spat with Hungary over anti-Juncker campaign  

The European Union has accused Hungary of spreading "ludicrous conspiracy theories" after it launched a campaign featuring Jean-Claude Juncker and ...
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