US & World

Ex-Pope Benedict XVI blames 1960s revolution for sex abuse

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Benedict XVI was Pope from 2005 until 2013 Retired Pope Benedict XVI has published a letter which blames clerical sex abuse on the "all-out sexual freedom" of the 1960s.The former pontiff said the sexual revolution had led to homosexuality in Catholic establishments.He said paedophilia did not become "acute" until the late 1980s and was caused by "absence of God".The only solution was "obedience
Politics

Brexit: Theresa May statement after summit with EU leaders

[ad_1] The UK PM told MPs about the overnight talks at the European Council summit EU and set out her plans to resolve the Parliamentary deadlock and take the UK out of the EU.Theresa May said the "whole country is intensely frustrated" about Brexit, how she "never wanted to seek this extension" and her regret about not being able to secure an agreement.Political updates in text, video and images [ad_2]
Politics

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn on Theresa May’s EU policy

[ad_1] Britain is in "limbo" with "deep uncertainly" for businesses and workers over the government's handling of Brexit, the Labour leader said.He told MPs that the prime minister finally reached out to opposition, not at the eleventh hour, but at "five past midnight".But Jeremy Corbyn said the talks were "serious, detailed and ongoing", adding that all options should remain open "including a public vote".Political updates in text, video and images
Technology

Logan Paul ‘unwise’ to do Alex Jones YouTube interview

[ad_1] Image caption Alex Jones laughs and jokes with the podcast hosts during the interview Anti-racism campaigners have called YouTube star Logan Paul "irresponsible and unwise" for interviewing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his channel.Mr Jones is currently banned from YouTube for violating the site's policy on abusive behaviour.He is also banned from many other social platforms for breaking conditions governing such behaviour.The Hope Not Hate campaign said it was
UK News

Laleh Shahravesh ‘to be freed’ after Facebook horse insult

[ad_1] Image copyright Detained in Dubai Image caption Laleh Shahravesh was arrested in Dubai when she arrived with her teenage daughter Paris for her ex-husband's funeral A British woman who faced prison in Dubai for calling her ex-husband's new wife a "horse" on Facebook is to be released, the campaign group which represents her has said.Laleh Shahravesh, 55, was arrested at a Dubai airport after flying to the city to
UK News

Baby girl dies after fall from flat window in Clydebank

[ad_1] Image caption The girl fell from a flat on Dumbarton Road, near Boquhanran Road A one-year-old girl who fell from a third-floor flat window in Clydebank has died.The toddler fell from the building on Dumbarton Road, near Boquhanran Road, at about 14:10 on Wednesday.She was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where she later died.Police said inquiries were ongoing to establish the full circumstances, but
UK News

Brexit: Theresa May updates MPs on 31 October delay

[ad_1] Image copyright HOC Theresa May is briefing the House of Commons on her agreement with EU leaders to delay Brexit by more than six months.The new deadline of 31 October means the UK is likely to have to hold European Parliament elections in May.The prime minister promised to pursue an "orderly" Brexit, saying it was her "priority" to deliver it.Earlier, Labour welcomed the delay, promising to work with the
Science/Nature

Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft to attempt Moon landing

[ad_1] Image copyright Beresheet Image caption The Beresheet spacecraft captured this image while it was in orbit around the Moon The first privately funded mission to the Moon will attempt to land on the lunar surface today.The Israeli spacecraft - called Beresheet - will try for a soft touch down, before taking pictures and conducting experiments.Until now, only government space agencies from the former Soviet Union, the US and China
Politics

UK capital city: Stig Abell suggests move from London

[ad_1] Westminster is “falling apart inside and outside”, says Times Literary Supplement editor and author Stig Abell, who suggested moving the UK’s capital to another city Politics Live presenter Elizabeth Glinka got reaction to the idea from Conservative Lord Callanan, Labour's Lord Falconer, journalist Camilla Tominey and pollster Deborah Mattinson.UK viewers can watch the full programme for 30 days from transmission [ad_2] Source link