Yellow Vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe?

Demonstrations in France by a ‘Yellow Vest’ group over recent weeks have dominated headlines, but similar protests, with the same symbol, have been seen in countries like Belgium, Greece, the Netherlands and in the UK. LSE Professor of Politics and Communication Bart Cammaerts discusses this new trend, its motivations and possible future. Yellow Vests: Is […]

Pakistan’s first female blind cricket team

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‘Every day I go to work and pray I’m safe’

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Kenyan model: ‘I won’t wear make-up to hide my scars’

Kenyan Claudiah Wanjiru always wanted to be a model, but when she was caught in a fire, her face was scarred. People called her names and accused her of bleaching her face. This led to her suffering depression and attempting to take her own life. But she never gave up on her dream and is […]

Baseball or football? A guide for Kyler Murray’s decision – NewsOK.com

NORMAN — Kyler Murray, in the last two weeks, has quarterbacked Oklahoma to a College Football Playoff berth, won the Heisman Trophy and rivaled Bryce Harper as one of the hottest topics at the annual Major League Baseball winter meetings. News from the winter meetings doesn’t typically seep into college football conversations, but Murray’s two-sport […]

Four St. John’s players named to first All-America team in football – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Four St. John’s football players were named to the first team of the Associated Press Division III All-America squad announced Thursday. They are quarterback Jackson Erdmann, wide receiver Will Gillach, offensive lineman Dan Greenheck and defensive back Max Jackson. A fifth Johnnie, defensive lineman Nathan Brinker, made the second team. • Gillach also was selected for […]

No renegotiation on Brexit, EU tells May

Image copyright AFP European Union leaders have said the Brexit withdrawal agreement is “not open for renegotiation”, despite appeals from Theresa May. She wanted legal assurances on the Irish backstop to help her deal get through Parliament, after she delayed a Commons vote in anticipation of defeat. The PM said the deal was “at risk” […]

Half of UK homes could get faster broadband

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many people could get faster speeds but are not, Ofcom has found One in seven homes could be paying more than they need to for broadband and could get faster services for the same or less money, Ofcom has said. New research suggests that half of UK homes have […]

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