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It's about Russia, not God
Putin and his government have built a mutually beneficial relationship with the resurgent Orthodox Church, a key element of the country's new nationalism. When Kirill, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, consecrated the new church of the Sretensky monastery last May, President Vladimir Putin was there. Afterwards he presented the patriarch with a 400-year-old icon of John the Baptist, which had hung in his office at the Kremlin; it now graces the altar of the church. This would have seemed (...)- 2018/04 / 2018/04 - Russian Church, articleSaudi Arabia's future for sale
President Trump and the Saudi king made an investment deal based on resources the kingdom soon may not have, given the drop in oil prices. Is that what's behind recent Saudi arrests? The US Congress approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) almost unanimously during the 2016 election campaign. The legislation, which targets Saudi Arabia directly, means US citizens can take legal action against states that have directly or indirectly aided organisations involved in (...)- 2017/12 / articleNetanyahu's flirtation with the far right
As the extreme right continues its rise across Europe, Israel's prime minister has decided to get closer. This decision, in the name of the fight against Islamism, means turning a blind eye to his new friends' antisemitism. It began on 19 December 2010 when a delegation of some 30 leaders of the European Alliance for Freedom arrived in Tel Aviv. In case you are wondering, this organisation comprises a series of parties belonging to the radical right. It was the first time since the creation (...)- Outside inPaul Mason: two years on, it's still two fingers to the elites
With the UK's Brexit deadline imminent, journalist Paul Mason says that, though there has been a swing in favour of remaining in the EU, it won't be enough to change the mood of economic nationalism, xenophobia and hostility towards elites that produced 2016's vote to leave in the first place.- 2018/10 / Podcasts, 2018/10 BrexitHating Muslims in the age of Trump
These days, our global political alliances seem to shift with remarkable rapidity, as if we were actually living in George Orwell's 1984. Are we at war this month with Oceania? Or is it Eastasia? In that novel, the Party is able to erase history, sending old newspaper articles down the Ministry of Truth's “memory hole” and so ensuring that, in the public mind, the enemy of the moment was always the enemy. Today, there is one constant, though. The Trump administration has made Muslims our enemy (...)- Open page / CommentTrump's reality-TV trade deal
Not surprisingly, Donald Trump is boasting loudly about his big new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. He touted the package, now called the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement, or USMCA, as “the biggest trade deal in the United States' history” and promised that it would “transform North America back into a manufacturing powerhouse.” In reality, there is not much in this package that was not also in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), from which Trump removed the United States shortly (...)- Open page / thenationThe October war: who was Ashraf Marwan?
In the final scene of the American/Israeli spy thriller The Angel (Ariel Vromen, 2018), Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian agent who allegedly spied for both Egypt and Israel, unwraps a gift handed to him by his Mossad handler. It is Aesop's fable, ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf'. The handler says: ‘Little shepherd boy who cried “Wolf” twice, so the third time no one believed him…'; he pauses, then says ‘you're good'. Marwan answers ‘thank you…for the book.' The Netflix film, based on Ashraf Marwan's enigmatic life, (...)- Outside inBrazil's right challenges the Workers' Party
The hard right is running the country without being elected after Dilma Rousseff's impeachment last year. It has surprising support among the new lower middle class. There was victory in the air at the opening of the Liberty Forum in Porto Alegre this April. The city is known outside Brazil as the first municipality to come under the control of the leftwing Workers' Party (PT) in 1998 and as birthplace of the World Social Forum, but has also hosted this annual meeting of Brazil's (...)- 2017/12 / 2017/12 - Brazil, article
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After much ado, luckluster French reshuffle leaves Macron's 'second wind' in doubtThe longest French cabinet reshuffle saga in decades reached a relatively unspectacular denouement by palace communiqué on Tuesday with an Emmanuel Macron loyalist, Christophe Castaner, named interior minister.'On the sidelines no longer': record number of women run in US midtermsA record number of female candidates running in the upcoming US midterms has led pundits to predict that 2018 could be "the year of the woman". Could this "pink wave" tilt the election's results?Pompeo says 'serious commitment' to Khashoggi probe on Saudi visitSaudi Arabia promised to ensure a thorough probe and accountability over a missing Saudi journalist but stood by denials the kingdom killed him, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, as he paid a supportive visit to the under-fire ally.France prepares to introduce checks in Channel Tunnel in case of 'no deal' BrexitFrance is making urgent preparations for Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal, including imposing checks at the Channel Tunnel, a senior minister warned Tuesday.Griezmann scores twice as France beat Germany 2-1Antoine Griezmann hit a pair of second-half goals as world champions France came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday and cast further doubt on Joachim Loew's future.Deadly flash floods hit the south of FranceAt least 11 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France overnight Sunday, prompting some of the deadliest flooding in years, officials said.Trump hangs fantasy painting with other GOP presidents at White HouseA fantasy painting depicting US President Donald Trump socializing with the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan caused an uproar on social media when it was revealed over the weekend to be hanging at the White House.Castaner: Macron’s new interior minister, a signal to France’s disgruntled leftistsThe promotion of Christophe Castaner from ruling party chief to France’s interior minister on Tuesday is viewed as a sop to leftists unhappy with French President Emmanuel Macron’s perceived rightward slide.
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Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Top Stories
EU tells Theresa May to break the Brexit impasse over Northern Ireland ahead of Brussels summitAhead of a Brexit summit on Wednesday, the EU has urged the UK to make "concrete proposals" to break a stalemate in negotiations. German Chancellor Angela Merkel compared any solution to "squaring a circle."Theresa May to address EU leaders in Brexit play's next actTheresa May gets one more monologue. With a Brexit deal uncertain, she can't expect much applause from the EU. The European Union, DW's Bernd Riegert reports, is looking ahead to the next act of the drama in November.Khashoggi: Donald Trump urges caution over condemning Saudi Arabia over missing journalistAfter talking to the Saudi crown prince, US President Donald Trump warned against presuming that Riyadh was guilty of killing Jamal Khashoggi. In Istanbul, investigators searched the Saudi consulate for evidence.Could the Khashoggi case spell the end for Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman?Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman has been accused in the Western press of being an accomplice to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Is there any way the crown prince can save his image both at home and abroad?CSU's Horst Seehofer: Under fire from Bavaria to BerlinCSU leader Horst Seehofer — the German interior minister and an uneasy ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel's — is back in Berlin and vowing to play nice after Bavaria's vote. But how long can he hold on before heads roll?Sexual abuse and violence against women widespread in Europe's parliamentsAlmost half of female politicians and parliamentary staff in Europe say they've been threatened with violence, according to a study. A majority of parliaments don't have a mechanism for women to speak out or seek help.German police 'not ruling out' terrorism in Cologne hostage-takingPolice have launched raids connected to the main suspect of an attack at Cologne's central train station. Authorities said witnesses reported hearing the subject vow his allegiance to 'Islamic State' terrorists.Nations League: Griezmann brace condemns Germany to another lossA vibrant first half display wasn't enough for Germany, as Antoine Griezmann struck twice to turn the game in France's favor. Germany's sixth loss in 10 games leaves them in real danger of a humiliating relegation.
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Untethered in Italy: Salvini Pushes Country to the PrecipiceWith the approval of his partners in government, Italy's Matteo Salvini is lambasting the EU, foreigners and the press while at the same time quoting a fascist dictator. A tragedy with potentially wide-reaching consequences is unfolding at the heart of Europe.Anti-Democratic Tendencies: Germany Considers Monitoring Right-Wing AfDGermany's domestic intelligence agency is wary of officially monitoring the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party. But there is plenty of cause for concern. Extremist ideas are present at all levels within the AfD. By DER SPIEGEL StaffMerkel's Bavaria Headache: Berlin Coalition Emerges Even WeakerIt was an historic defeat for both the center-right Christian Social Union and the center-left Social Democrats. The aftershocks of the state election in Bavaria are likely to reach all the way to Berlin, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition even more wobbly that it was.A European IMF: The New Face of the Eurozone Bailout FundThe erstwhile bailout fund known as the European Stability Mechanism may soon be granted far-reaching new powers, including the kinds of functions currently possessed by the IMF. But there's a hitch.Social Design Award: Vote For Your Favorite Neighborhood ProjectWaffles for everybody, a children's hotel, a community beer garden: We have narrowed down the Social Design Award submissions to a shortlist of 10. Which one is your favorite? It's time to submit your vote for the Audience Award.Rape Allegations: Ronaldo's Defense Team Develops a StrategyIt took two weeks, but the legal team seeking to defend Cristiano Ronaldo against rape allegations levelled by Kathryn Mayorga has now settled on a defense strategy. They are seeking to cast doubt on information published by DER SPIEGEL. By DER SPIEGEL StaffOperation Mekong: China Solidifies Its Influence in Southeast AsiaChina has always wielded significant influence in Southeast Asia. Lately, though, as the West turns its attention elsewhere, Beijing has been seeking to solidify its economic and political clout in the region.CSU in Crisis: What Went Wrong for Bavarian Conservatives?For decades, the Christian Social Union in Bavaria has exerted outsized influence on Germany's national political stage. With state elections approaching on Sunday, however, the CSU finds itself embroiled in crisis. What went wrong?
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“I lost my son Igor. Don’t take risks by yourselves”Talk given in Bergamo by father of Igor Maj, the 14-year-old from Milan who suffocated when doing a “test of courage” seen on the internetYoung girl saves herself and mother from sinking carVerona. Eight-year-old girl managed to open window of car after it had ended up in a canal. Mother’s relief: “We were lucky. I expect my daughter will want to work for the fire brigade now!”Changes introduced for 2019 school leaving examsStudents attending a liceo scientifico (a high school specializing in science) will sit a joint maths and physics exam, but this approach is unlikely to be extended to liceo classico students (specializing in classics and humanities). We will find out in January. Questions in History have been removed from the written exam to be replaced by a thematic essay, while literature essay questions will cover two authors and include the 19th centuryPolitecnico student startup aims to reduce traffic noiseThe idea is just one of the 120 start-ups emerging from Milan’s science and technology university, the Politecnico: “Moving across from research to business; it’s a stimulating challenge”Parents convicted of causing baby’s death by dangerous drivingThe girl, aged 18 months, was in her mother’s arms at the time of the accident. Her parents plea-bargained a sentence of one year and 4 months, the same as that handed down on the 34-year-old driver of the vehicle who caused the accident and was over the drink drive limitMayor of Riace Domenico Lucano arrested on immigration chargeThe mayor of Riace, Domenico Lucano, is under house arrest for charges related to immigration and fraudulent dealings in the assignment of refuse collection contractsLi’s failed plan to bring Cristiano Ronaldo to MilanIn summer 2017, Milan considered hiring Cristiano Ronaldo. The player would have been paid €300 million before tax over five years (the same €30 million net a year he is paid by Juve), for a total investment of €500 million.Bresso fountain confirmed origin of Legionnaire’s outbreakThere is not a single “smoking gun”, but at least one of the probable sources of the outbreaks has been found: the Mappamondo fountain in Bresso. Two months after the peak of the legionnaire’s epidemic, the local health authority has provided an overview of the situation and shed light on some of the unanswered questions
- (Italy)La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno
La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno
9 guilty of 'Ndrangheta infiltration in LiguriaGenoa, October 16 - Nine people were found guilty of infiltration by the Calabria-based 'Ndranghreta mafia in Liguria on Tuesday. The Genoa appeals court issued sentences ranging from seven years and nine months to four yearsd and eight months to 'Ndrangheta affiliates in the northwestern Italian reBe careful around 'rigid' Christians says popeVatican City, October 16 - Pope Francis told a Mass in the Vatican Tuesday that the faithful should be careful around "rigid" Christians "Salvation is a gift from God," and He gives us "the spirit of liberty", Francis said in homily during the daily Mass at Casa Santa Marta. The pope warned people t2 Bangladeshis nabbed for kidnapping compatriot, 17Palermo, October 16 - Two Bangladeshi nationals were arrested Tuesday for kidnapping a 17-year-old co-national in Palermo in 2015 and demanding a 5,000 euro ransom for him. The alleged kidnappers were named as Moynul Hossain Md, 28, and Zahid Ahmed, 29.Volleyball: Italian women to face China in world semisRome, October 16 - The Italian women's volleyball team will face China in the world championship semi-finals in Yokohama on Saturday after the Chinese beat the Netherlands 3-1 Tuesday and finished top of their group. A largely makeshift Italy suffered its first defeat Tuesday losing 3-1 to Serbia, wBolsonaro thanks Salvini for supportSao Paulo, October 16 - Brazilian far-right presidential candidate and run-off favourite Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked Italy's anti-migrant Euroskeptic League leader, Matteo Salvini, for his support. "Thanks for your consideration, Italian deputy premier! A big hug from here in Brazil", BolsonarImmediate Battisti extradition if elected - BolsonaroSao Paulo, October 16 - Brazilian far-right candidate and favourite in the presidential run-off Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday if elected he will "immediately" order the extradition of Italian former leftist terrorist Cesare Battisti. Battisti, whose extradition was halted by former president Luis IgnaVeneto to accept self-certification on school booksTreviso, October 16 - The Veneto regional government will accept self-certification of non-EU immigrant income on vouchers for school books, demanding documentation from consulates on the incomes concerned at a second stage, Veneto Governor Luca Zaia said Tuesday. "If the citizen wants a full-on claWe don't accept France apology for migrant drop says SalviniRome, October 16 - Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday that Italy had not accepted Paris's apology after a French gendarmery police van was seen dropping off two men in woods on Friday near the border at Claviere - as Italian prosecutors said they were investigating a se
- (Spain)In English Section | EL PAÍS
In English Section | EL PAÍS
Spanish Congress to debate euthanasia billThe government wants to make it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives but faces opposition from conservativesWhy do these 800-year-old statues belong to a Franco-owned real estate agency?The local government in Santiago de Compostela says it is the real owner of the invaluable sculptures, which once graced the cathedral but are now kept in the summer house of the Spanish dictator’s family“Leaders do not have the right to remain silent before Bolsonaro”Brazilian academic talks to EL PAÍS about why action must be taken against the rise of the far rightHow the Spanish Catholic Church has been hiding abuse cases for decadesThe ecclesiastical leadership in the country refuses to provide any data on the incidents that it is aware of, with just three of the 70 dioceses passing on information to the prosecutorHow Spaniards helped the US get to the moonThe Spanish staff at the monitoring station in Madrid were the first to listen to the astronauts as they landed in 1969Spanish physician named best family doctor in the worldVerónica Casado was awarded the prize by the World Organization of Family Doctors for her excellence in communication, patient care and leadershipGibraltar admits there will be tax and customs deals with Spain after BrexitA specific protocol on the British Overseas Territory is set to be added to the wider UK withdrawal agreement from the EUWhat if money disappears?Relying on colored pieces of paper for our transactions will soon become a thing of the past
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Spain tears down razor wire in Africa to stop injuries to migrants crossing border
Spain is the leading destination for migrants in Europe, with 40,598 arrivals already this year, with Andalucia bearing the brunt of this
The post Spain tears down razor wire in Africa to stop injuries to migrants crossing border appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial
SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment. Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research IrsiCaixa in Barcelona and the Gregorio Maranon Hospital in Madrid have managed to remove the virus from the blood and tissues of six patients using the treatment. But the research, […]
The post Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival
As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street
The post WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.MISSING: Fears for elderly British expat not seen since flash floods hit inland Malaga
A BRITISH man is believed to be missing from Malaga. Por lo visto ha desaparecido un hombre de nacionalidad Británica, mayorcito,canoso y con arrugas que iba en bicicleta,… Geplaatst door Shelley Exley op Maandag 15 oktober 2018 Roger Hanks, 73, has not been seen since flash floods wreaked havoc on Malaga and inland areas last […]
The post MISSING: Fears for elderly British expat not seen since flash floods hit inland Malaga appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.BABYFACED: England’s youngest side since 1959 batter Spain in Sevilla tonight
It is the first time Spain have lost on home soil to England in 29 games, as Gareth Southgate displayed a tactical masterclass using a side whose average age is just 23
The post BABYFACED: England’s youngest side since 1959 batter Spain in Sevilla tonight appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.WATCH: Spanish riot police open fire at England fans ahead of Nations League match in Sevilla
Ingleses causando em Sevillapic.twitter.com/umDy6WoyVT — Soldado do Pablo Machín (@MatheusM633) October 14, 2018 THIS is the moment England fans were sent running from Spanish riot police ahead of tonight’s game in Sevilla. England supporters vandalised cars during a ‘drink-fuelled night of anti-social behaviour’ in the Andalucia capital. Witnesses say they saw Brits kicking wing mirrors […]
The post WATCH: Spanish riot police open fire at England fans ahead of Nations League match in Sevilla appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.Family of hero mum drowned in Mallorca write heartfelt letter to emergency services as little boy, 5 still missing
Courageous mother, Joana, 40, died after plucking her daughter Ursula from the torrent of water rapidly flooding their vehicle
The post Family of hero mum drowned in Mallorca write heartfelt letter to emergency services as little boy, 5 still missing appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket
Vigilantes de Renfe agreden a un viajero negro porque se negó a enseñar el billete Agredido, insultado y expulsado del tren. Es la respuesta de los vigilantes de Rente a un pasajero negro que se negó a enseñarles el billete. Solo se lo pidieron a él. Y lo llevaba encima. https://www.eldiario.es/politica/agredido-vigilantes-seguridad-Renfe-ensenarles_0_823818657.html Geplaatst door eldiario.es op […]
The post WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.
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Theresa May appeals to EU to keep Brexit door open
Prime minister asks cabinet to ‘stand together and stand firm’ on eve of crucial EU summit
Theresa May will urge EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to keep the door open to continuing Brexit negotiations, after a two-and-a-half hour cabinet meeting that underscored the challenge of bridging the gap between London and Brussels in the days ahead.
May told her colleagues on Tuesday: “If we as a government stand together and stand firm, we can achieve this.”Continue reading...Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for ‘incredibly original’ Milkman
Judges unanimous in choice of Northern Irish winner for ‘utterly distinctive’ Troubles-era novel
Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish author to win the Man Booker prize, taking the £50,000 award for Milkman, her timely, Troubles-set novel about a young woman being sexually harassed by a powerful man.
Related: Milkman by Anna Burns review – creepy invention at heart of an original, funny novelContinue reading...Chancellor plans budget spending pledges to reassure MPs
Backbenchers are anxious about impact of universal credit rollout and years of austerity
Philip Hammond is planning to pepper his budget with a series of spending announcements to reassure Tory backbenchers who are anxious about the impact of universal credit and delivering on the prime minister’s pledge to end austerity.
The chancellor is understood to share fears that Theresa May’s promise at the Tory party conference to step up public spending had been interpreted too literally, putting pressure on the Treasury to announce giveaways later this month.Continue reading...Man on trial a second time for 1986 murders of Brighton schoolgirls
Russell Bishop originally acquitted of killing Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway
A paedophile accused of killing two nine-year-old girls more than three decades ago has gone on trial for a second time as prosecutors seek to draw on scientific advances in forensics on top of evidence from an original trial.
Russell Bishop, who is accused of sexually assaulting and strangling Karen Hadaway and Nicola Fellows in October 1986, is being retried after his 1987 acquittal was quashed at the court of appeal in light of new evidence after advances in DNA testing. The girls’ families, including Karen’s mother, Michelle Hadaway, were in court for the start of the trial.Continue reading...Police officer punched Bridgend boy after taunts, court told
Paul Evans allegedly attacked teenager after his mother called police to her home
A police officer who specialised in tackling hate crime repeatedly punched a 14-year-old boy after the teenager taunted him, a court has heard.
PC Paul Evans, a hate crime officer with South Wales police, allegedly attacked the boy after his mother called the police to her home in Bridgend.Continue reading...Data gathering 'may deny rape victims access to justice'
Exclusive: commissioner says cases are dropped unless accusers give police intimate information
The intrusive gathering of data about possible rape victims is unlawful and risks preventing them coming forward, according to London’s victims’ commissioner.
Claire Waxman from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (Mopac) has written to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) saying victims were routinely being told their cases would be dropped unless they signed consent forms that gave defence lawyers and their alleged attacker access to intimate details of their lives that could be revealed in court.Continue reading...Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes
Far-right and anti-Islam ideas taking root in post-industrial towns, says Hope Not Hate
Britain is hugely divided across cultural, age and education lines, a major study of national attitudes has concluded, warning of a potential rise in far-right and anti-Islam sentiments unless politicians tackle long-standing disaffections behind the Brexit vote.
There is a particular chasm between people living in affluent, multicultural cities and those from struggling post-industrial towns, according to the report from Hope Not Hate, based on six years of polling and focus groups.Continue reading...Tory MP 'spent more than double election spending limit to fight Farage'
South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay and two aides deny failing to declare £66,000 expenses in 2015 election
A Conservative MP and his two aides spent more than double the legal limit in election expenses as they fought off a challenge from Ukip’s Nigel Farage in the 2015 general election, a court was told on Tuesday.
The South Thanet MP, Craig Mackinlay, along with a campaign organiser from Conservative Central Office and his agent, are alleged to have failed to declare up to £66,600. The court heard they then knowingly filed “woefully inaccurate” expenditure returns that included a forged signature.Continue reading...
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visit Dubbo on the second day of their Australian tourEmotions spilled over as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex touched down in the drought-stricken town of Dubbo in northwestern New South Wales.Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle smiles as she receives another very Australian gift from Taronga ZooLess than 48 hours after announcing her pregnancy, the Duchess of Sussex has received yet another very Australian present while visiting Taronga Zoo in Sydney.Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof found dead in bed by Ron JeremyDennis Hof died on Tuesday at the age of 72 his campaign manager revealed, just a few weeks before he was set to compete in the general election for a seat in the House of Representatives.'Mom overdosed': The Conners premiere reveals Roseanne died of opioids, family tried to flush drugsThe premiere of the 'Rosanne' reboot, 'The Conners,' aired Tuesday night, sans Roseanne who was killed off with an opioid overdose.Outrage at viral video of white officer apprehending 12-year-old rapper Lil C-Note at a mallA white Cobb County, Georgia cop has sparked outage for using excessive force on young black boy identified as Corey J aka rapper Lil C-Note at Cumberland Mall in Atlanta on October 6.Inside the tiny regional town with a special place in the heart of the royalsThe royal couple are visiting Dubbo, 400km northwest of Sydney, on Wednesday as part of their first tour. The visit will be the sixth by royals to the town of just 40,000 since 1920.Academic slams Australian schools as too politically correctAustralian academic Dr Kevin Donnelly has slammed schools as 'too politically correct'. He said that schools are not spending enough time 'on the basics' and mastering essentials for getting jobs.OMG! Social media users at a loss as YouTube goes downThe Google-owned video streaming service was not working as of Tuesday night. On Twitter, social media users indicated that the outage affected the service globally