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​Jihadists watch porn, are ‘literally w*nkers’ – Boris Johnson
Gaffe-prone London Mayor Boris Johnson has shared a psychological profile of Islamist militants, saying that they turn to violent extremism are “literally w*nkers” who do so because they are “rejected by women.”

30.01.2015 09:15

Argentina's stolen children: Decades after junta, people deal with their stolen identities
Almost 500 children in Argentina had their identities erased in the 1970s, after their parents were murdered and they were stolen to be brought up in families with loyal ideology. RTD met with some of the victims who have reunited with their families.

29.01.2015 20:22

Rape laws reviewed to expose rapists who ‘hide’ behind social media – legal conference
The number of rapists using social media to “cover their tracks” and produce false evidence trails is on the rise, according to speakers at a joint rape prevention conference of police and lawyers.

29.01.2015 11:06

​‘Like a bomb had gone off!’ 3.8 magnitude quake hits UK, 2nd this week
For the second time in a week, parts of the UK have felt the earth shaking beneath their feet as yet another quake was recorded, this time in the East Midlands, measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale.

29.01.2015 09:15

Upper house blasts rewriting of history, Holocaust denial
Russia’s Federation Council has passed a statement calling upon world politicians to prevent attempts to rewrite history and blame the Soviet Union for the start of WWII.

29.01.2015 08:29

Blast from the past: Ancient skull suggests Neanderthals and Homo sapiens interbred
A partial skull unearthed in the Manot Cave in Israel's West Galilee has given paleontologists the first key evidence that modern humans co-inhabited the area with Neanderthals with whom they possibly interbred up to 55,000 years ago.

29.01.2015 07:02

US ranks 12th in economic freedom – report
The United States has ranked 12th in the world in economic freedom, according to an annual report compiled by the Heritage Foundation. The country remained out of the top 10, despite small improvements to its score.

29.01.2015 00:26

Hundreds of UK child sex offenders spared jail, let off with cautions
Hundreds of sex offenders are being given lenient punishments by British judges despite committing “abhorrent” crimes against children.

28.01.2015 16:47

Gorbachev blasts lawmakers’ suggestion to denounce Germany unification as ‘rubbish’
Ex-Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, whose effort made possible the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990, has criticized a parliamentary resolution denouncing this historic event as an act of aggression.

28.01.2015 13:33

​UKIP unveils anti-immigrant, populist wish list of 100 policies
With fewer than 100 days left before the general election, the UK Independence Party has announced a shopping list of policies titled, “100 reasons to vote for UKIP.” They include scrapping prisoners’ right to vote and an emphasis on “British identity.”

28.01.2015 11:18

​RT’s Paula Slier from Auschwitz: ‘We each take from the Holocaust something personal’
I’ve been to Auschwitz three times. Yesterday was my fourth. But whereas before I visited to say the mourner’s prayer at the unmarked graves of my murdered family, yesterday I went as a journalist.

28.01.2015 12:35

Humans can stop global warming and maintain ‘high quality of life’ – UK govt
Future generations can enjoy a higher quality of life while also making huge cuts to carbon emissions, a new UK government study has found. This will only be possible if massive changes to infrastructure are made, however.

28.01.2015 09:14