World News

Sweden needs a vote on EU membership, says nationalist politician

The leader of the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats has pledged his party’s support for a referendum on the Scandinavian country’s membership in the European Union. “The EU is not the way to cooperate in Europe,” Party chief Jimmie Akesson said on Sveriges Radio, calling for a Brexit-style vote. “My position is that we should renegotiate the terms [of our membership] of ...

Read More »

Banksy lashes out at ‘unauthorized’ Moscow exhibition of his work

Famed street artist Banksy has weighed in on an ‘unauthorized’ art show of his work in Moscow, with the exhibition organizer insisting that the artist’s Instagram commentary is an “ironic” nod at the exhibition’s success. The exhibition has attracted more than 200,000 visitors since opening on June 2 – but only now has Banksy decided to comment on the hugely ...

Read More »

Banksy lashes out at ‘unauthorized’ Moscow exhibition of his work

Famed street artist Banksy has weighed in on an ‘unauthorized’ art show of his work in Moscow, with the exhibition organizer insisting that the artist’s Instagram commentary is an “ironic” nod at the exhibition’s success. The exhibition has attracted more than 200,000 visitors since opening on June 2 – but only now has Banksy decided to comment on the hugely ...

Read More »

Fast, modern & ‘hyper-armed’: Russia rolls out upgraded supersonic strike bomber

The Tu-22M3M, a modification of the Russian supersonic strike bomber, is a new modern plane inside a classic shell, the manufacturer says. Having greater speed and range, it will reportedly be armed with hypersonic missiles. “It’s a principally new plane inside – with completely new systems, completely new capabilities, might and threat to potential adversaries,” Yuri Slyusar, the head of ...

Read More »

‘Say a Little Prayer’: Music legend Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Soul music icon Aretha Franklin has died, surrounded by her family and friends at her home in Detroit, following a long battle with illness. She was 76 years old. Franklin had canceled two concerts scheduled for April and March this year and hadn’t appeared in public since attending the Elton John AIDS Foundation party in New York last November. Her ...

Read More »

#Romanovs100 backstage: Digital history, innovation, education & inspiration (VIDEOS)

#Romanovs100 ran for 100 days of summer 2018, marking the centenary of the Romanov family’s murder by the Bolsheviks. Now all of the project’s digital creations are consolidated into a new re-designed website. Romanovs100.com now boasts a full collection of all the unique artwork, content and innovation created during the project’s social media phase. While the team promises more ahead, ...

Read More »

German children are drowning because parents are obsessed with smartphones, lifeguards warn

German lifeguards have said that a recent spate of child drownings is down to the inattentiveness of parents who are obsessed with their smartphones. The German Lifeguard Association (DLRG), an organization with a 40,000-strong membership, said that among the 279 people who have drowned in the country so far this year, 20 were children under the age of 15. Some ...

Read More »

Former Yazidi slave girl flees Germany after being confronted by her ISIS captor-turned refugee

A Yazidi teenager enslaved by Islamic State who sought asylum in Germany has moved back to Iraq after being confronted by her former ISIS captor, who had registered as a refugee in Stuttgart. Ashwaq Ta’lo said that she was stopped by Abu Humam – a Syrian ISIS guard who had purchased her for $ 100 – while walking home in ...

Read More »

Feign outrage, act surprised, accuse Russia: How Sweden reacts every time after mass car firebombing

More than 1,800 cars have been set on fire in Sweden since January and a record was reached this week as more than 100 were torched over several hours. After every incident, the same pantomime plays out, as if for the first time. In this spectacle every actor, from righteous government politicians to confused police officers to concerned academics has ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!