Nicola Sturgeon sets out plan for second Scottish referendum in either 2018 or 2019

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plan for second Scottish referendum in either 2018 or 2019

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced on 13 March a plan to seek the authority to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. The SNP leader said that she would seek the authority of the Scottish Parliament to agree with the UK government the details of a section 30 order to hold a referendum. Sturgeon indicated that a possible referendum would take place between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May will reportedly trigger Article 50 on 14 March. 17 days ago
Mute teen born without jaw has rap lyrics brought to life by hip-hop star Trap House

Mute teen born without jaw has rap lyrics brought to life by hip-hop star Trap House

Born without a jaw, 17-year-old Isaiah Acosta has never spoken a word. Yet, he just released his first rap song, Oxygen to Fly. The song speaks to his struggles of living with a condition called situs inversus and his survival, despite huge doubts. Recognising Isaiah has a lot to say, Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals introduced him to Phoenix-based rapper Trap House, who gave a voice to Isaiahs lyrics and his first track, for which sales will benefit childrens hospitals. Isaiahs experience was recorded in this documentary short, produced by Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals and directed by Torben Bernhard. 17 days ago
Irate Millwall fan punches Spurs supporter after FA Cup London derby

Irate Millwall fan punches Spurs supporter after FA Cup London derby

After a humiliating 6-0 loss in the FA cup quarter final, a video appears to show a Millwall fan snap and punch a taunting Tottenham supporter in the face on 12 March. Fans of Tottenham Hotspur and Millwall clashed before their teams met, as police tried to keep the fans separate and under control. The FA is also investigating Millwalls fans after they reportedly targeted Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-min Son with racist chants. 17 days ago
Syrias war: The conflict explained

Syrias war: The conflict explained

What started with young men vandalizing the walls of a school with the words “It’s your turn, Doctor Bashar al-Assad” in February 2011 has evolved into six years of bloodshed, violence and destruction. Syria, the Arab Spring’s greatest failure, is fast approaching another anniversary. Newsweek details Syria’s descent into war, one that has transformed a people, a country, and a region, potentially forever. 17 days ago
1,000s protest for resignation of Guatemala president after teen shelter fire

1,000s protest for resignation of Guatemala president after teen shelter fire

Thousands of people banged drums, chanted and marched in Guatemala City on 11 March, to demand President Jimmy Morales step down after a deadly shelter fire. At least 39 girls were killed last week when a fire ripped through the Virgen de la Asuncion Guatemala City shelter for abused teens, while 52 girls were locked inside. Police and witnesses say the fire appeared to have been started by one of the girls, possibly as a protest after hours of being trapped inside. 17 days ago