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Pedophilia in Britain ‘woven into the fabric of society’ – Theresa May
As the UK has launched a new-judge led inquiry panel to investigate a pedophile ring operated in 1980s, the Home Secretary warns the allegations are just a “tip of an iceberg” and the problem is “woven, covertly, into the fabric of our society.”

14.03.2015 14:21

Child executioner in ISIS video ‘recognized by classmates’ in France
A child seen executing an Arab Israeli in one of ISIS's recent videos has reportedly been recognized by his classmates from a school he attended in Toulouse, France. The boy could be as young as 12 years old.

14.03.2015 13:45

From meme to reality: Joe Biden turns into Motivational Biden
Vice President Joe Biden is known for being the punchline of jokes, thanks to his propensity for gaffes. But now the man who spawned a meme genre has embraced his alter ego ‒ Motivational Biden ‒ in a workout video promoting a fitness challenge.

13.03.2015 23:40

​Huge fire at school near London, residents report explosion
A huge fire has swept a school in Surrey, south of London, following reports of an explosion, with around 40 firefighters at the scene tackling the blaze.

13.03.2015 13:54

Plunge into darkness: 83% of Syrian electricity wiped out
The toll from the four-year civil war in Syria is clearly visible even from space, with satellite images revealing that 83 percent of the lights have gone out in the country since 2011.

13.03.2015 02:01

Real-life superhero: ‘Iron Man’ presents kid with new bionic arm
Born with a partially developed right arm, seven-year-old Alex knew he’d be getting a robotic helper soon. What he didn’t know was that it would be fit for a superhero and presented by none other than Tony Stark himself.

13.03.2015 00:19

‘Exploitation’: Clothing labels accused of Cambodia worker discrimination, child labor
Human Rights Watch has lashed out at European retail giants over "discriminatory labor conditions" in Cambodian factories, most of which exploit young women. HRW claimed in its report that one of the retailers, H&M, uses child labor.

12.03.2015 11:48

Making NATO defunct: Is EU Army intended to reduce US influence in Europe?
An EU military force is being justified as protection from Russia, but it may also be a way of reducing US influence as the EU and Germany come to loggerheads with the US and NATO over Ukraine.

12.03.2015 11:34

Texas bill would pay school kids $2k to police gender in bathrooms
A proposed bill in Texas is raising concerns among the transgender community because it would make it a crime for a school to allow a student of one gender to use the bathroom facilities of another.

12.03.2015 03:18

Teen accused of assaulting NYPD cop, charges dropped after video proved he was victim
Prosecutors dropped charges against a 17-year-old for assaulting a police officer because footage of the incident between the teenager and New York Police Department cops proved the young man was actually the assault victim.

11.03.2015 22:14

Purchases by minors among latest Facebook legal woes
A US district judge in California has allowed a class-action suit over Facebook’s handling of online payments by minors, opening the company to complaints from hundreds of thousands of users.

11.03.2015 21:53

‘Double standards – name of the international human rights game’
On the one hand, Australia has a certain pride in its human rights record, on the other - it allows the indefinite detention of asylum seekers and refugees who are considered security threats, Binoy Kampmark, lecturer at RMIT University, told RT.

11.03.2015 13:51