UK police widen Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse investigation – The Guardian

The Metropolitan police have widened their investigation into Harvey Weinstein and are looking into allegations of sexual assault on seven women. Officers working on Operation Kaguyak are investigating alleged crimes said to have taken place between the late 1980s and 2015. They were all reported to the the Met between 12 and 28 October. The […]

Forget Brexit, a sex scandal is threatening to engulf the UK parliament – CNBC

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Why Palestine activists want a UK apology over Balfour – Aljazeera.com

In the summer of 2014, an Israeli drone strike in Gaza ended Huda Mohammad’s life, along with her two children, husband, and mother-in-law. News of her death during the 50-day-long bombardment of the besieged territory reached Adie Mormech a week later when a mutual friend told him on Facebook. Just two years earlier […]

UK’s Halley Antarctic base set for second closure – BBC News

UK’s Halley Antarctic base set for second closure – BBC News

Image copyright BAS Image caption Scientists had been keen to return to year-round operations The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) will once again close its Halley station at the end of the coming Southern Hemisphere summer. The base sits on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf, which is currently being incised by two large developing cracks. BAS […]

Sexual Harassment Claims Surface in UK Parliament – New York Times

Politics, like the world of entertainment, is a highly competitive profession in which senior, mainly male, individuals have the power to make or break careers. Recent days have produced a blizzard of accusations against lawmakers of varying degrees of seriousness, with all suggesting a degree of sexism or complacency about inappropriate behavior. Last week the […]

Las Vegas shooting: Isis claims responsibility for deadliest gun massacre in modern US history – The Independent

Las Vegas shooting: Isis claims responsibility for deadliest gun massacre in modern US history – The Independent

Isis has claimed responsibility for the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history as it continues to lose territory in its self-declared “caliphate”. Police said at least 58 people were killed and 500 victims wounded when a gunman opened fire on dense crowds at a concert in Las Vegas. Officials have identified the shooter as […]