Man stabbed at central London mosque

A man in his 70s has been stabbed at one of the largest mosques in the United Kingdom’s capital, London. The victim’s life is not in danger, according to news reports. The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called on Thursday to the London Central Mosque near Regent’s Park. Officers found one man with stab … Read more Man stabbed at central London mosque

New £20 note comes to life with Snapchat filter

There is a surprise hidden within Britain’s new £20 bank notes. The polymer notes, released into circulation today, feature a self-portrait of the artist JMW Turner and as well as one of his most celebrated paintings, The Fighting Temeraire. However, a new collaboration between Snapchat and the Bank of England means these images can brought … Read more New £20 note comes to life with Snapchat filter

Syria Conflict, Idlib – BBC News

The conflict in Syria is on the verge of a dangerous escalation, according to a senior United Nations official. The comments come as Turkey threatened to launch a new military offensive. Talks between Turkey and Russia, which backs the Syrian government, failed to reach agreement on how to calm fighting in Idlib, the last mainly … Read more Syria Conflict, Idlib – BBC News

Tributes flow for real-life ‘crocodile dundee’ and legendary bushman Peter Pangquee | ABC News

He was a crocodile hunter, a pioneer of the buffalo export industry and was instrumental in the protection of Kakadu National Park. Peter Pangquee, who died in Darwin in January at the age of 85, is being remembered as a “superb bushman” and a real-life Crocodile Dundee whose intimate knowledge of vast tracts of land … Read more Tributes flow for real-life ‘crocodile dundee’ and legendary bushman Peter Pangquee | ABC News

Mexico women protest after gruesome killing of Ingrid Escamilla

The brutal murder of a young woman in Mexico and the subsequent publication of graphic images of her body have provoked anger. Activists have protested to highlight what they are calling an “epidemic” of violence against women. Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from the Mexican capital. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Mexico women protest after gruesome killing of Ingrid Escamilla

Russian artist who released Macron ally sex tape arrested

France 24 reported that the Russian artist, Piotr Pavlensky, was arrested Saturday 15 February following the release of a sex tap featuring mayoral candidate Benjamin Griveaux, for which the artist has claimed responsibility. Triggering discussions about privacy, Pavlensky claimed he released the tape to expose hypocrisy from Griveaux, specifically, he said, because the candidate had … Read more Russian artist who released Macron ally sex tape arrested

Sex tape scandal stops Macron’s pick for Paris mayor

France 24 reports on the retirement of Paris mayoral candidate, Benjamin Griveaux, after the release of a sex tape online: Benjamin Griveaux will not be standing in next month’s Paris mayoral election. Thre President’s chosen candidate has pulled out, condemning “ignoble attacks” against him, after a sex tape and other images were posted online.Opinion is … Read more Sex tape scandal stops Macron’s pick for Paris mayor

Indigenous Brazil: Claudia Andujar and the Yanomami struggle

Photographic representations of the indigenous populations of the Amazon rainforest have often been limited to journalistic or anthropological images. Yet one artist and activist took a more intimate approach, seeking to represent the spiritual and cultural reality of the Yanomami people. Claudia Andujar started documenting their community in the 1970s, but swiftly took on the … Read more Indigenous Brazil: Claudia Andujar and the Yanomami struggle

Macron ally Benjamin Griveaux withdraws from Paris mayoral race over sex tape allegations

Emmanuel Macron’s candidate for Paris mayor, Benjamin Griveaux, withdrew from the race over a leaked sex video Friday with a woman not his wife, in a blow for the French president’s party ahead of March local elections. Griveaux has not denied the images are of him, and says a “new level was reached” with the … Read more Macron ally Benjamin Griveaux withdraws from Paris mayoral race over sex tape allegations