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Fake church set up in Australia to evade vaccination for children
New “no jab, no play” childcare laws introduced in two Australian states have prompted a controversial anti-vaccination group to create a “church” of its own that rejects vaccination, but is actually merely a business, according to local media reports.

28.01.2015 10:03

Protests held for teen girl killed by Colorado police while driving stolen car
Activist group Anonymous has joined Colorado protesters in asking for transparency during the investigation into the death of a teenage girl shot by police. The 16-year-old was driving a stolen car, which Denver police say she used to strike an officer.

27.01.2015 20:38

17yo girl ‘brandishing weapon’ shot dead by cops in Texas
Three officers with the Longview, Texas Police Department have been placed on leave for the shooting death of a 17-year-old girl who “came at the officers" with a yet unnamed weapon, police said. Longview’s mayor, though, said the weapon was a knife.

26.01.2015 19:34

Russian student invents bracelet to tackle computer addiction
Russian students have invented a unique bracelet capable of preventing kids from spending too much time in front of a computer. Tracking children’s biorhythms, it can even autonomously switch off computers, averting possible health-related consequences.

26.01.2015 17:58

Boy’s death confirmed as first case of brain-eating amoeba in tap water
Researchers have discovered the first confirmed case of someone contracting a deadly brain-eating amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri through tap water. Prior victims were infected after swimming in warm bodies of freshwater.

26.01.2015 17:52

‘Shameful’ UK scheme to resettle Syrian refugees condemned
A group of prominent UK celebrities have written a strongly-worded open letter to PM David Cameron denouncing Britain’s resettlement program for Syrian refugees, suggesting it lacks compassion and humanity.

26.01.2015 15:51

​Diver travels 170 miles to find body of missing student
An experienced diver who traveled hundreds of miles to aid the search for a missing student found the boy’s body after only minutes in the water.

26.01.2015 13:55

​‘Barbaric’: 500 FGM cases found in UK hospitals in single month
Nearly 500 cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were discovered in hospitals across the country during the last month, the latest figures reveal.

26.01.2015 10:24

UN: Dozens of children homeless after Israel illegally demolished Palestinian houses
The United Nations has condemned Israel for illegally demolishing houses of Palestinians in East Jerusalem, leaving 77 people, over half of whom are children, homeless in three days.

24.01.2015 16:57

Anonymous asks activists to help fight pedophiles in ‘Operation DeathEaters’
Hacktivist group Anonymous is inviting people to join their ongoing mission against pedophiles dubbed #OpDeathEaters. The group’s plan is to compile incriminating evidence against international pedophile rings and bring perpetrators to justice.

24.01.2015 03:57

Denver teen convicted of trying to join ISIS gets 4 years in prison
​The first American to be convicted of trying to join the Islamic State was sentenced to four years in federal prison on Friday, though the teenage Muslim convert said she was manipulated and does not support violent jihad.

24.01.2015 02:47

​Freedom of expression ‘in danger’ as Talk Talk blocks online porn
Internet Service Provider (ISP) Talk Talk have followed the lead of Sky Broadband and blocked its users from viewing adult content by default.

23.01.2015 16:39