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May 'proud' on centenary of Balfour Declaration, while keeping Israeli PM’s visit to Britain low-key

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 12:19 Britain has sought to play down the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as he arrives in London to commemorate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. The colonial-era document signalled British support for the creation of the Jewish state. Prime Minister Theresa May will attend a dinner with Netanyahu at Lancaster House, but ...

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Trans people ‘misunderstand and often regret’ sex-change surgery, says top fertility doctor

A fertility doctor has sparked outrage after claiming that sex-reassignment surgery is misunderstood and often regretted. The veteran scientist and television presenter said transgender patients are often left feeling “badly damaged” after surgery. Both men and women who have undergone the procedure have had to come to terms with the “horrendous” results of gender-reassignment surgery, Lord Robert Winston warned, as ...

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Can you guess what made ‘Word of the Year’? Clues are Trump, misinformation & media

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 09:12 Edited time: 2 Nov, 2017 10:18 US President Donald Trump says he made it up. Others claim it’s used by Russia to influence foreign elections. Today, ‘fake news’ became real news when it was named by Collins as the 2017 Word of the Year. The usage of the term has risen by 365 percent ...

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MI6 ‘doesn’t trust’ Boris Johnson enough to share information him, claims report

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 09:29 British spy agency MI6 is “wary” of sharing information with gaffe-prone Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson because the spooks “do not trust him,” it has been claimed. They also don’t like his style, behavior and humor, reports suggest. Johnson was forced to defend his approach and sense of humor on Wednesday as he hit back ...

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Times report ‘Christian girl’ mistreated by ‘Muslim foster carers’ rejected by council investigation

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 21:44 Accusations by the Times newspaper that Muslim carers mistreated their Christian foster child have been widely rejected in a Tower Hamlets Council investigation. The allegations were picked up by a number of other national newspapers with accusations of mistreatment and racism toward the girl being widely shared across social media. In August, the right-wing ...

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UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns amid Westminster ‘sex pest’ scandal

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 19:37 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 20:34 Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned after admitting his behavior in the past may have “fallen short.” He is the first minister to step down from PM Theresa May’s government in the growing sexual harassment scandal at Westminster. In his resignation letter to May, Fallon wrote: “A number ...

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‘Get the pillow ready!’ 74yo woman’s email can be used to end her life in hospital

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 20:12 A judge has ruled that a 74-year-old Christian woman can be taken off of life support in the hospital because of an email she wrote more than four years ago after watching a TV show on dementia. The woman wrote a message to her daughter, saying: “Did you see that thing on dementia? Get ...

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Rape & sex assault victims still being held at Yarl’s Wood immigration center, breaching UK policy

Women who have been raped and sexually assaulted are still being routinely locked up in detention centers. That is despite the government’s policy explicitly forbidding authorities to do so. A women’s refugee organization found severely traumatized victims are still being detained in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention center for indefinite periods. Read more The detention is in breach of new ...

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No evidence Russia ever meddled in UK democracy – Boris Johnson

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 17:19 Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has conceded there is no evidence Russia has ever sought to interfere with British votes. Asked on Wednesday whether he believed Russia had any involvement in the UK election, he said: “I haven’t seen a sausage.” His comments come as Prime Minister Theresa May voiced concern over alleged Russian attempts ...

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A wee bit strange: Outrage after cameras are put in school toilets

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 16:09 Would you let your teenage self be filmed while using a school toilet? That is the question being asked of pupils at Summerhill School in Kingswinford, England after senior teachers decided to install cameras in toilets to combat bullying. The installation has led to pupils to avoid using the facilities, lest they be recorded ...

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