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Burkinis Banned From Cannes Beach After French Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK

The mayor of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits worn by some Muslim women from the resort’s beaches. The ban on so-called burkinis...

Plastic Bags and the Ecological Revolution at Hand

Julian Vigo | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK
Julian Vigo

A report published in the journal Science in 2015 estimates that about eight million tonnes of plastic ends up in global waters each year:  "We calcu...

13 Dead In France After Bar Fire 'Started By Dropped Birthday Cake'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

A fire at a bar in the city of Rouen, in France’s Normandy region, has left 13 people dead and six injured. It was suggested that the deadly blaze m...

People Stick Up For 'Burkini-Only' Swimming Day Condemned By Right-Wing Politicians

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

A “Burkini only” day at a French waterpark, aimed at Muslim women who do not want to expose their bodies while swimming, has been defended after r...

Muslims Are Refusing To Bury France Priest Killer Adel Kermiche

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK

Muslims in France have refused to bury one of the men who murdered an 85-year-old Catholic priest in his church last week. Community leaders say they ...

The Disheartening Death of the European Left

Jo Simmons | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Copyright: Flickr via thierry ehrmann The European Left is in a parlous state. France's Socialist president, Francois Hollande made history in 2014 w...

Armed Guards Will Now Be Accompanying British Tourists On Holiday

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK

Armed police and soldiers will guard French holiday sites popular with tourists this summer following a growing number of terrorist attacks across the...

Hoping That France Can 'Go High' in Response to Priest Murder

Jennifer Morgan | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK
Jennifer Morgan

It is the sort of breaking news you can neither comprehend nor believe. When I heard that Father Jacques Hamel, an 84 year old priest, was murdered by having his throat cut in St-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in Northern France, by two men claiming to be part of ISIS, I just could not believe it.

French Newspaper's Controversial New Vow To Tackle Isis Is Dividing Opinion

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

A French newspaper has made a controversial editorial change to how it will cover terror attacks in France, vowing not to publish photos of the perpet...

French Church Attackers Who Killed Priest, 84, 'Claimed Allegiance To Isis'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

Two knife-wielding men who killed an elderly priest during a hostage situation at a church in France on Tuesday claimed allegiance to so-called Islami...

Bus Carrying UK Teenagers Crashes In Eastern France

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK

A bus carrying teenagers from a Gloucestershire school has crashed in France with 15 people injured, according to reports. The bus crashed onto its si...

Angry Crowds Boo French Prime Minister As He Arrives At Nice Memorial Service

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was booed by crowds as he arrived for a minute’s silence to honour victims who were killed in the Nice attack. Th...

Man Loses Six Family Members In Nice Lorry Massacre

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

A man lost six members of his family in the horrific lorry massacre in Nice, French media reported. The man, named as Christophe Lyon, was with his ...

Toddler Feared Orphaned In Nice Attack After No-One Comes To Visit Him In Hospital

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

A toddler injured in the Nice lorry attack is feared to have been orphaned after no-one has come to identify him in hospital. The child was among crow...

The Number Of People Injured In Nice Has Risen To 202

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Some 202 people were injured, in addition to the 84 who were killed in the Nice terror attack on Thursday night, the French prosecutor has said. Frenc...

Here's Why People Are Tired Of Sympathy Hashtags After Nice Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

#JeSuisCharlie. #JeSuisParis. #JeSuisBruxelles. #JeSuisOrlando. #JeSuisIstanbul. #JeSuisBaghdad. #JeSuisBangladesh. #JeSuisNice. Collectively these h...

Footage Shows Moment Nice Terror Truck Driver Swarmed By Police

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Footage recorded at the scene of the Nice terror attack show police officers swarming the truck which ploughed into crowds, killing at least 84 people...

#JeSuisNice: Now They've Come Here, Now They've Come For Us

Simon Saunders | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK
Simon Saunders

The fireworks had just finished. I'd been on the beach with my friends, and we started to head back into the Old Town, crossing the Promenade des Anglais which lines the beach. The terrorists timed their attack to the precise minute, so that the road would be full of people crossing the beach after the fireworks. It was the busiest moment possible.

Nice Attack Truck Driver 'Beat His Wife. He Wasn't A Muslim, He Was A S**t'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

The man behind the Nice truck attack drank alcohol, beat his wife and has been described as “not a Muslim but a shit”. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, ...

This One Image Sums Up The Senseless Tragedy Of The Nice Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

This heartbreaking image sums up the senseless tragedy of the terror attack on Nice. The photograph, taken by Eric Gaillard from the news agency Reute...

Once Again People Are Opening Their Doors In The Face Of Terror

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Citizens of France are once again opening their doors in the wake of a terror attack to offer shelter from those caught up in the tragic events in Nic...

Brendan Cox Sends Message Of Unity To Nice Attack Mourners On Day Of Killed Wife Jo's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Brendan Cox has issued a message of hope to those grieving in the aftermath of the Nice terror attack, calling for people “not to fight hate with ha...

Amateur Footage Shows Nice Attack Truck Moments Before It Ploughed Into Crowd

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Footage has emerged of the moment just before a truck mowed down and killed dozens of people in Nice, France, as they gathered for a Bastille Day fire...

Death Toll Rises To 84, Many Of Them Children, In Nice Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Summary: At least 84 people have been killed, including at least 10 children 202 people are injured, including 25 in intensive care Revelers were cele...

#RefugeesWelcome in Birmingham

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

The 20th-26th June marked Refugee Week. Many events took place over the course of the week to celebrate refugees in Birmingham, such as the Celebratin...