Boston 'free speech' rally abandoned by right-wing demonstrators outnumbered by 15,000 counter-protesters

As the official start time of the contentious “Free Speech Rally” in Boston approached, the winner in the battle of words between organisers and counter demonstrators had already been determined. If hateful speech aimed at Jewish people or minorities was chanted at Boston Common park, it was not audible at one of the largest rallies being held just one week ...

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Ethiopia drought: Millions of people urgently in need of food aid after string of natural disasters

Millions of people in Ethiopia require “immediate life-saving intervention” after a severe drought and major flash floods have devastated livestock and crops, the United Nations has warned. At least 7.8 million people have been receiving emergency food aid since April, up from 5.6 million at the start of the year, but a further 700,000 people in the country’s Somali region ...

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Cars left dangling after multi-storey car park collapses in Nottingham

Cars were left dangling out of the side of a multi-storey car park in Nottingham after one of the exterior walls collapsed. The collapse happened overnight when part of a wall came away from the building at the NCP Nottingham City car park in Cumberland place at about 4am. No one was injured and NCP said no cars have been ...

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Terror laws should be scrapped, says Government's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation

The Government should consider abolishing all anti-terror laws as they are “unnecessary” in the fight against extremists, the barrister tasked with reviewing Britain’s terrorism legislation has said. Speaking exclusively to The Independent before this week’s attacks in Spain in which 14 people were killed in vehicle rammings in Barcelona and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils, Max Hill QC, the Independent Reviewer of ...

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Inter Milan offer midfielder Marcelo Brozovic to Arsenal in wake of Stoke City defeat

Although impressive last season, Brozovic is not rated by his new manager (Picture: Getty) Arsenal are set to be offered the chance to sign Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic as the Italian giants look to offload the Croatian in the coming days. Mesut Ozil branded a quitter and total liability by Steven Gerrard The Gunners have previously been linked with ...

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Arsene Wenger pins blame for Arsenal defeat at Stoke on stupid defensive mistakes

Arsenal slipped to a damaging defeat against Stoke (Picture: Getty) Arsene Wenger pinned the blame for Saturday’s demoralising defeat against Stoke on ‘stupid’ defensive errors. Arsenal conceded three sloppy goals in last week’s narrow win over Leicester and despite a change of personnel, familiar failings were showcased against Mark Hughes’ side. Mesut Ozil branded a quitter and total liability by ...

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Celebrity Big Brother housemates face nominations twist as they enter The Vault

The remaining CBB housemates were hit with face to face nominations in the latest twist (Picture: Channel 5) The remaining Celebrity Big Brother housemates have had another tricky challenge on their hands as they were faced with Big Brother’s Vault – and an unpleasant nominations twist. Rahul crowned winner of Child Genius 2017 With Brandi Glanville and Paul Danan both ...

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Rahul crowned winner of Child Genius 2017 after closely fought battle against runner-up Ronan

Rahul is Child Genius’ 2017 champion (Picture: Channel 4) Rahul has been named Child Genius’ 2017 champion, following a closely-fought final showdown against fellow contestant Ronan. Celebrity Big Brother housemates face nominations twist as they enter The Vault The 12-year-old schoolboy from Barnet, North London, took the title ahead of his nine-year-old rival after becoming the first person to successfully ...

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False alarm raised over shooting at Nimes after station evacuation

Gare de Nimes has reportedly been evacuated (Picture: Getty) Nimes railway station in southern France has been evacuated after ‘suspicious activity’. It comes on the first day of the Vuelta a Espana cycling tournament, which begins in the French city. Nazis march through Berlin waving flag of Hitler’s Third Reich It was initially claimed that three armed men had jumped ...

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Lana Del Rey announces world tour in support of chart-topping album Lust For Life

Lana Del Rey has announced that she will be embarking on a world tour after her new album Lust For Life topped the charts on release in July.  Ella Eyre doesn’t want to ‘p**s off P!nk’ by using her onstage runway at V Festival The Video Games singer – real name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant – has two number one albums ...

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