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

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
Thousands march to honour 80th anniversary of the anti-fascist Battle of Cable Street Play

Thousands march to honour 80th anniversary of the anti-fascist Battle of Cable Street

Many joined a march in Londons East End to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. The 1936 battle involved upwards of 20,000 anti-fascist demonstrators who clashed with Oswald Mosleys British Union of Fascists and officers from the Metropolitan Police Service who were protecting them.One of the main organisers of this years rally, David Rosenberg is also a member of the Jewish Socialists Group and Jews for Jeremy. He spoke to IBTimes UK about the importance of todays event. Oct 9, 2016
Police film rescue of toddler from submerged car in hurricane floods Play

Police film rescue of toddler from submerged car in hurricane floods

Police in Fayetteville, North Carolina have filmed the dramatic rescue of a toddler and his mother. The family’s car was almost submerged in floods caused by Hurricane Matthew.Luckily, police officers were driving through the area to check for people trapped in their cars.More than 100 water rescues were made in Fayetteville alone. At least four people were missing in the area. Oct 9, 2016
Cops killed at simple family disturbance in California Play

Cops killed at simple family disturbance in California

Two police officers where killed after arriving at the scene of a family disturbance. One of them was Jose Gil Gilbert Vega, who was due to retire in December. The other officer was Lesley Zerebny, a new mother who had only recently returned to work after giving birth to a baby four months ago. A third office was wounded in the attack.Police are still looking for the suspect who has fled the scene. Oct 9, 2016
Battle for Orlando: Whos voting for Donald Trump in the key US election swing state of Florida? Play

Battle for Orlando: Whos voting for Donald Trump in the key US election swing state of Florida?

Donald Trump’s popularity among so-called political outsiders, gun owners and growing support from the large Christian population could see Florida turn Republican for the first time in eight years.With the presidential election fast approaching, IBTimes UK visited Orlando and spoke to people, groups and organisations in the influential city of Orlando, who could decide whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will win the race for the White House. Oct 9, 2016