Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Battle Cable Street commemoration

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke at event marking the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. The 1936 battle saw 20,000 anti-fascist demonstrators clashs with Oswald Mosleys British Union of Fascists and officers from the Metropolitan Police Service who were protecting them. Around 2,000 people, including members from the Jewish and Irish communities, were present at todays event. Oct 9, 2016

Video shows bombing of funeral hall in Yemen

A video has emerged showing the bombing of a Yemeni funeral hall, led by Saudi Arabian jets. According to local health officials, more than 140 people were killed in the attack. They were attending a wake for the father of the administration’s interior minister, Jalal al-Roweishan. The Ministry of Health said that more than 450 people were killed. Unconfirmed eyewitness reports state that senior Houthi officials, including the mayor of Sanaa, were present in the funeral hall during the air strikes Oct 9, 2016

Hate crimes in UK against LGBT community increases 147% since Brexit vote

Homophobic attacks in the UK are rising since the EU membership referendum. Hate crimes against LGBT people have more than doubled compared to 2015.Up to 2.1 million LGBT people in the UK have experienced hate crime.50% are unhappy with the authorities reaction to hate crime reports according to the Hate Crime Report 2016 from LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop. Oct 9, 2016