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Westminster attack: friends and relatives remember the victims - The Guardian

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:49:00 GMT

Aysha Frade and Kurt Cochran, who were both killed in the London terror attack. Composite: Facebook. Westminster attack. Westminster attack: friends and relatives remember the victims. Kurt Cochran was an American celebrating his 25th wedding ...

Martin McGuinness 'was freedom fighter, not terrorist' - BBC News

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:34:07 GMT

Martin McGuinness was "not a terrorist" but a "freedom fighter", Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has claimed. He was speaking at the graveside following the funeral of Mr McGuinness, a former IRA leader turned politician. Earlier, thousands of mourners ...

Belgium tightens security after driver tries to ram shopping area -

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:46:43 GMT

Belgian authorities tightened security Thursday in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way. French President François Hollande compared the incident ...

The Brief: A treaty is just a treaty - EurActiv

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:14:43 GMT

The European Union is, we are regularly told, based on the treaties. But who really cares about treaties? A treaty is just a boring, legal agreement. Hardly anyone reads them and no one in Europe wants to re-open them and look inside. The weekend's ...and more »

Israeli American's Arrest As Bomb Suspect Intensifies Hate Crime Debate - Forward

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:08:11 GMT

A teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship who lives in Ashkelon in southern Israel was arrested on suspicion of carrying out more than 100 bomb threats on Jewish institutions in the United States. News of his arrest stirred further debate on ...

Mothballed football stadiums: The designs that were never built including Spurs, Everton, Liverpool and Barcelona -

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:04:04 GMT

With Tottenham set to say goodbye to White Hart Lane at the end of the season, Chelsea pressing on with their new ground and West Ham about to complete their first year in their new digs, it's a boom time for new stadia in the Premier League. And while ...

Ukraine's leader calls killing of Putin critic a Russian terror act - CNN

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:45:54 GMT

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) A former Russian lawmaker and Kremlin critic who fled to Ukraine last year was shot dead Thursday in Kiev -- a killing that Ukraine's President called a "Russian state terrorist act." Denis Voronenkov, who'd been a Communist member ...

Inside East Jerusalem's Bus System for Palestinians - CityLab

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:49:37 GMT

While the network is clearly inferior to West Jerusalem's, less obvious is how it's been privatized as a way to bypass the absence of an autonomous government to provide this public good. Miriam Berger · @MiriamABerger; 10:47 AM ET; Comments. Share on ...and more »

Markets reassured as Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen to top Presidential election poll - City A.M.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:12:00 GMT

I'm City A.M.'s economics reporter writing about the trends that shape markets i [..] Show more. FRANCE2017-VOTE-EN MARCHE. Emmanuel Macron was on the campaign trail in central France (Source: Getty). Jasper Jolly. Independent French candidate ...and more »

TV show contestants spend year in wilderness – with no one watching - The Guardian

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:26:56 GMT

Some of the 23 strangers who set out to build a self-sufficient community – but local residents accused contestants of smuggling in junk food and alcohol. Photograph: Todd Antony/Glenn Dearing/Channel 4. Reality TV ...