Hanover Zoo accused of abusing baby elephants

Hanover Zoo accused of abusing baby elephants

Zookeepers in Hanover have been accused of beating the animals with so-called ‘elephant hooks’ – a 70-centimetre rod with a metal hook and tip at the end. They have been filmed using the instruments to teach the elephants tricks. 21 days ago
Ken Livingstone defends Nazi comments in tube interview

Ken Livingstone defends Nazi comments in tube interview

Ken Livingstone was suspended for an additional year from the Labour Party on 4 April for bringing the party into disrepute over his comments about anti-Semitism, Hitler and Zionism. He has already been suspended since April 2016. Justin Cohen, a journalist with Jewish News London, interviewed Livingstone on the Underground on the same date before his disciplinary hearing took place. 21 days ago