‘Huge police presence’ at Russia protests

There is a huge police presence in central Moscow, where a large demonstration against corruption has been taking place. The BBC’s Sarah Rainsford, reporting from the protest, says she has seen hundreds and hundreds of riot police pouring into the area and dozens of people detained. ‘Huge police presence’ at Russia protests

Evacuated plane: ‘They looked like regular guys’

A plane flying from Slovenia to the UK made an unplanned landing after the pilot was alerted to a “suspicious conversation” with “terrorist content”. Three British men arrested after the Easyjet flight from Ljubljana to Stansted, in Essex, was diverted to Germany’s Cologne-Bonn airport on Saturday are being questioned. Evacuated plane: ‘They looked like regular […]

Kala Brown: Freed from storage container

Kala Brown had been chained up in a metal storage container in South Carolina by Todd Kohlhepp. Authorities have now released footage showing the moment she was released. Kohlhepp has been jailed for the kidnap and rape of Kala Brown, and for a string of murders. Kala Brown: Freed from storage container

Photographer’s journey across segregated 1960s US

James Baldwin’s 1963 classic ‘The Fire Next Time’ addressed the racism facing Black people in America. Photographer Steve Schapiro read one of James Baldwin’s essays and he pitched an idea to Life Magazine; to follow James Baldwin across the US on his speaking tour for one month. Both Life Magazine and James Baldwin agreed, and […]