Tuesday, May 22, 2018


A woman walks past a Pro-Choice mural on the side of a building ahead of a 25th May referendum on abortion law

Support for Repealing Irish Abortion Laws Rises Days from Vote

DUBLIN (Reuters) Irish voters who favour liberalising the country's abortion laws increased their lead in two opinion polls published on Sunday, reversing a trend...
Britain's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, appears on the BBC's Marr Show in London

Britain to Tackle ‘Wild West’ Internet with New Laws

LONDON (Reuters) Britain will tackle "the Wild West elements" on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social...
Carmen Benito Alcantarilla holds pictures of her uncle Valentin Alcantarilla Mercado who was shot in 1940 by forces of dictator Francisco Franco in Guadalajara's cemetery

Remains of Spanish Dictatorship’s Victims Handed to Families, 80 Years On

By Juan Medina and Miguel Gutierrez GUADALAJARA, Spain (Reuters) The remains of 22 people killed in the months following Spain's 1936-39 civil war were handed...
Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak attends UMNO’s 72th anniversary celebrations in Kuala Lumpur

Hundreds of Designer Bags, Jewellery, Cash Seized in Malaysia from Ex-PM

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Malaysian police seized 284 boxes of designer handbags and dozens of bags filled with cash and jewellery on Friday from a...
Visitor drinks beer during the opening day of the 184th Oktoberfest in Munich

Beer Is Not Beneficial, German Court Rules

BERLIN (Reuters) Beer cannot be marketed as beneficial, a German top court ruled on Thursday after a consumer rights group sued a brewery on...
Bees are seen on frames of a beehive in Denee

EU Court Upholds Insecticide Ban to Protect Bees

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) An EU court upheld on Thursday a partial ban on three insecticides known as neonicotinoids, saying that the European Commission had been...