Corbyn ‘compared West Bank to Nazi occupations’

By Greg Heffer, political reporter Jeremy Corbyn is facing fresh accusations of comparing Israelis to the Nazis after a video emerged of the Labour leader claiming actions in the West Bank are like World War Two occupations. Footage shows Mr Corbyn speaking at an event in which he suggested Palestinians in the West Bank live […]

Brazil murder rate breaks records

Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with more than 60,000 being killed. The news comes as the country prepares for a presidential election in which violence has become a key issue. Ever-more violent gangs are make the most of tight police budgets has seen unrest become a central voter concern ahead of […]

Zimbabwe inauguration delayed by court challenge

The presidential inauguration of Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa has been delayed amid a court challenge to his election victory. The ceremony – which was due to be held on Sunday – has been postponed while judges consider claims by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa that last month’s poll was rigged. Mr Mnangagwa won 50.8% of the vote […]

What terror plotter’s ripped up notes reveal

A terror plotter wrote down his prime targets for an attack – before ripping them up and throwing them away. But detectives found the pieces of the note in the bin at his home and pieced them together to discover his chilling plans. Lewis Ludlow, 26, who swore allegiance to Islamic State (IS), pleaded guilty […]

Man plotted to kill 100 outside London Disney store

A Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting to kill around 100 people outside a Disney store on London’s Oxford Street. Lewis Ludlow, 26, swore allegiance to Islamic State (IS) as he prepared to drive a van through London’s main shopping area or near Madame Tussauds. Using a false name, he bought a mobile phone […]

Two police among four people dead after Canada shooting A shooting in a small Canadian city early has left four people dead, including two police officers.

Emergency vehicles are seen at the Brookside Drive area in Fredericton in Canada, where at least four people have been killedPhoto: Kev Bourque/via REUTERS Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail August 10 2018 12:53 PM 0 Comments Two police among four people dead after Canada shooting Independent.ie A shooting in a small Canadian city early has left four people […]

North America’I’m sorry’ – Casey Affleck addresses questions on harassment allegations Casey Affleck has addressed questions about harassment allegations in the wake of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

Casey Affleck has been discussing the #MeToo movement (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Lindsey Bahr August 10 2018 7:33 PM 0 Comments ‘I’m sorry’ – Casey Affleck addresses questions on harassment allegations Independent.ie Casey Affleck has addressed questions about harassment allegations in the wake of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/im-sorry-casey-affleck-addresses-questions-on-harassment-allegations-37204698.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37204437.ece/5154e/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_4dd33216-72cc-454c-ac94-c1ebcf93d0f5_1 Email Casey Affleck […]