Hate in the USA: Racist, anti-Muslim and homophobic groups on the rise in America

Hate in the USA: Racist, anti-Muslim and homophobic groups on the rise in America

2016 saw a rise in the number of hate groups across the US, with anti-Muslim groups nearly trebling in size. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there are 917 hate groups in the country. That figure includes 130 factions of the Klu Klux Klan, 99 neo-Nazi groups and 193 black separatist organisations. 27 days ago
Irish church offers drive-thru Ash Wednesday service

Irish church offers drive-thru Ash Wednesday service

St Patricks Church in Glenamaddy Ireland has offered a drive-thru Ash Wednesday service on 1 March. Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent,a Christian period of fasting and reflection. This year the Church offered the service to parishioners who could not attend a full Mass on the day. 27 days ago
Watch Francois Hollande reaction to sniper accidentally firing during speech

Watch Francois Hollande reaction to sniper accidentally firing during speech

A police sharpshooter accidentally wounded two people as French President Francois Hollande was giving a speech in the south-west of France on Tuesday (28 February). The shooter was on a roof about a 100m from a tent where Hollande was speaking. During a change of position his gun fired accidentally, the source said. The injuries were not life-threatening. 27 days ago
Boris Johnson: We export Nigel Farage to America

Boris Johnson: We export Nigel Farage to America

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson spoke at The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The BCC has said that Brexit should be delayed if a trade deal cannot be struck by the end of the two-year negotiation process. It has also called for firms to be allowed freedom to continue recruiting skilled and low-skilled workers from the European Union, even after the UK has broken away from Brussels. 27 days ago