Russian country Tv advises ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has advised “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of succumbing in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t choose England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

Europe’s unprecedented challenge from the authoritarians in the east

How the EU deals with members flouting core western liberal norms and values could overshadow Brexit wrangling in 2018 In 2017, Europe survived the crunch Dutch, French and German elections that- after Brexit and Trump- many predicted would mark the beginning of its aim. In 2018, the biggest threats could come from the east. When…

Norway police uncover 150 cases of rape and assault in remote region

( CNN) More than 150 cases of alleged sexual assault have been uncovered in a remote region in northern Norway, according to a police report published Tuesday. Of the 151 lawsuits, 43 involve rape, including three assaults on children. Sex intercourse with children under 14 is the alleged offense in 40 of the cases. The…

Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30 th anniversary

Series of events held to commemorate the misfortune, which remains the worst nuclear accident in history Ukraine is marking the 30 th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the disadvantage of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test…

Hosting refugees now utilizes 9% of foreign aid budgets

Surge in aid from many European countries driven by expenditure on looking after refugees at home, where spending has nearly doubled The amount of foreign aid fund rich nations spend on dealing with the impact of the refugee crisis at home has almost doubled over the past year and now accounts for 9% of all…

Italian officials and German firm face legal action over Saudi arms sales

Human rights groups file grievance challenging arms exportations used in Yemen bombing A rare legal action has been launched against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over alleged involvement in the aerial bombardment of Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians. A coalition of human rights organisations from Germany, Italy and Yemen…

Russian country Tv warns ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has cautioned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of dying in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t choice England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

UN recurs criticism of Ireland’s ‘cruel and inhumane’ abortion laws

Human rights committee discoveries in favour of Siobhn Whelan, who was denied abortion despite fatal foetal disorder diagnosis The United Nations has again ruled that Irelands abortion laws have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment. It is the second time in 12 months that the UNs human rights committee has denounced the…

Ballet companies must stop wrecking our bodies, advises Russian star

Irina Kolesnikova, who performs at Londons Coliseum in August, says dancers should be nurtured , not pushed to the limits A world-renowned Russian prima ballerina has become the latest starring to condemn ballet companies worldwide for putting their dancers through unnecessarily brutal regimes. Irina Kolesnikova, 35, doyenne of the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, is calling…

Russian spy assault: Trump subsistences UK ‘all the way’

US president agrees Moscow must provide answers over poisoning as May prepares reprisals Donald Trump has given Theresa May his full support for her strategy of confronting Russia over the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal, saying he is” with the UK all the way “. The US president’s backing came in a phone call…