Perhaps they should try this in Charlottesville. A German town, fed-up with an annual march by neo-Nazis, came up with an ingenious way to try and stop fascists marching through their town annually. The small Bavarian town of Wunsiedel used to be the the burial site of Rudolf Hess, the leading Nazi who died in Spandau prison after being captured in the UK after he flew to try and negotiate a peace deal in 1941.
Increasingly isolated in the White House, President Trump is facing criticism from all sides following his nuclear standoff with North Korea and response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
One of five terrorists shot by Spanish police in a second overnight attack smiled and taunted officers before finally being gunned down. Eyewitnesses say one of the five jihadis killed in the beach resort of Cambrils where a second attack took place just hours after 13 people were killed and 100 injured in Barcelona after a van smashed into people in the Catalan capital. Just hours after the deadly attack, terrorists then rammed their Audi car into tourists on the Cambrils seafront.
Omar Mateen launched the attack that killed 49 people. Prosecutor Jan Reckendorff said the unidentified, 49-year-old Muslim leader violated Denmark’s penal code in interviews in June 2016 following the attack at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people were shot dead. Mr Reckendorff said on Friday that the remarks “were so rough” that a court of law must now decide whether Danish law has been violated.
A seven-year-old boy who became separated from his mother during the terror attack in Barcelona is missing, according to his family. Julian Cadman’s mother is in hospital in a serious but stable condition, according to Julian’s grandfather Tony, who posted on Facebook that Julian was missing. Julian’s father Andrew Cadman spoke to his son just hours before the attack, and is now travelling to Spain to search for him.
A man has been arrested after a white van plowed into a packed summer crowd in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, killing at least 13 people, injuring 50 others and sending dozens fleeing.
A woman who was critically injured in a terror attack in the Spanish town of Cambrils has died, bringing the total number of dead from the two attacks in Barcelona to 14, Catalonian authorities said. Hours after the van attack in the popular Las Ramblas tourist area, police shot dead five jihadists in a Spanish beach resort to stop another vehicle attack.
Two teenage Syrian refugees are celebrating their A-level results, after securing the grades needed to fulfil the next step in their dream of becoming doctors. Sulaiman Wihba and Elias Badin were both given scholarships by Brighton College after they were spotted two years ago, having made the ‘torturous’ two-month journey from their war-torn home. Now, Sulaiman, 19, is set to study medicine at Queen Mary University of London after securing an incredible four A grades in maths, further maths, physics and chemistry.
A teenager who was dubbed a hero for helping residents as the Grenfell Tower inferno blazed before sitting an exam the next morning said he was “a bit gutted” after receiving his results. Rory Walsh, 18, spent all night co-ordinating the mass of donations and helped families driven from their homes at Grenfell Tower find shelter – despite his English poetry exam just hours away on the horizon. The teenager – who was hoping for a C and said he would be doing “backflips” if he got a B – received a D grade for his English Literature and Language A-level, a D for Film Studies and a D for AS media studies.
Stock market crashes can be caused by too much testosterone, according to new research. A study by the University of Western Ontario has shown that men took more financial risks when they were given supplements of the male sex hormone. The study, which entitled ‘The Bull of Wall Street’ used experimental stock markets with some 140 male participants.
Being married to more than one person seems to be something that some Brits would very much be interested in. In fact, some 12% of men say they would have more than one wife if it was legal in this country, according to polling company YouGov. The figure is three times the amount of women (4%) who say they would like at least one other husband.
A Birmingham councillor has vowed not to let racist graffiti divide the community after an image of a wall in the city covered with the words "no whites allowed after 8pm" went viral.
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of children afflicted by peanut allergies. A trial at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has seen two-thirds of children being cured after they were treated with an experimental immunotherapy treatment. Peanut allergies are among the most common causes of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction that can often result in death.
A cyclist accused of knocking down and killing a mother-of-two on an illegal bike told jurors it “wouldn’t have made a difference” if he had a front brake. Mrs Briggs died from her “catastrophic” injuries a week later, having suffered two skull fractures. Alliston, who was 18 at the time, was riding a black “Planet X” fixed wheel track bike, which illegally had no front brake, jurors heard.
A fed-up father has created a new app that forces his teenage son to text him back whenever he tries to ignore him. Nick Herbert reached the end of his tether because 13-year-old Ben kept screening his calls – so he created a mobile app that locked his son’s phone until he responds. The 45-year-old built the ReplyASAP messaging app which takes over the recipient’s phone screen and sounds an alarm – and doesn’t stop until it is answered.
A 10-year-old girl in India who was allegedly raped by her uncle has given birth to a daughter after being denied an abortion. The pregnancy was discovered after she complained to her parents that she was experiencing stomach pains. India’s Supreme Court denied her the opportunity to have an abortion because it claimed that the pregnancy was far too advanced.
A seven-year-old girl has been left with horrific burns and permanent scarring after she received a black henna tattoo on holiday. Madison Gulliver was on a family break in Hurghada, Egypt, when her dad Martin, 50, treated her to the design at the salon within their hotel. The swirls soon transformed into a series of painful blisters that had to be cut off in a specialist burns unit, leaving the youngster with extensive scarring.
An animal rights group has settled a lawsuit with a family after they took a nine-year-old girl’s pet chihuahua away from her and put it down. Victoria Carey and Jennifer Wood, two women associated with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, had travelled to Accomack, Virginia, to help capture wild cats and dogs at a trailer park. While there, they removed an unattended and unleashed chihuahua named Maya – who was a Christmas present to Cynthia Zarate.
A student was caught on live television celebrating his A-Level results by swigging from a hip flask. James White, 18, was seen sipping from the flask in a clip on Good Morning Britain after he opened his results at Winstanley College. James told Yahoo News UK: ‘I was up at quarter past 4 to go in early to film and got to school at half 5.
Malala Yousafzai has said she is “so excited” after gaining a place at the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who narrowly avoided death in 2012 after being shot by the Pakistani Taliban for her outspoken campaigning over girls’ rights to an education, tweeted a screenshot of the confirmation that she will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Anything the Mooch can do, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon can apparently do better. Bannon is reportedly claiming that a bombshell interview in which he undercut the President's aggressive stance on North Korea, dismissed the alt-right as "clowns", claimed the U.S. is in an economic war with China, discussed internal fights with colleagues, and boasted of his control over personnel was actually an accident.
Christopher Cantwell posted a lengthy video online after the violence in Charlottesville, claiming he was “terrified” that the police were going to kill him, becoming visibly emotional throughout. A video posted on YouTube shows a white nationalist tearfully complaining that he is under threat of arrest after he was involved in the clashes in Charlottesville last weekend. Christopher Cantrell took part in the rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate hero Robert E Lee, and featured in a Vice News documentary that followed the actions of the far-right activist.
A woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago has it back on her finger – after it was found on a carrot in her garden. Mary Grams, 84, from Alberta, Canada, was devastated when she lost the ring while weeding her farm in 2004. This week her daughter-in-law Colleen Daley pulled up a lumpy and misshapen carrot in the garden – and found the ring wedged onto the middle of it.
EU migrants will be free to live in a post-brexit Britain after Government plans revealed that they will not be subject to extensive border checks. The proposal was revealed in a new official government document that outlined its approach to Northern Ireland in Brexit negotiations. The plans claim that EU nationals will be free to enter via the Irish border, but reports have now suggested that all other ports and airports could be opened as a direct result of this.