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Life on the road: Young girls pose with ‘cigarettes’ while others get glammed-up in striking images of Irish traveller children for new book about the prejudices they face

These stunning black-and-white photographs offer a unique glimpse into the lives of traveller children in Ireland.   American photographer Jamie Johnson has been travelling around the world for 20 years and is best known for her portraits of children. Johnson has … Continue reading

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Belarus election – Riots erupt as Europe’s last dictator Alexander Lukashenko wins landslide in ‘rigged’ vote AT least one person is dead as protesters clashed with riot police in Belarus after an exit poll showed leader Alexander Lukashenko had been … Continue reading

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The New Guinea cannibals accused of killing and eating Michael Rockefeller: Photographer visits Indonesian people who gave up eating humans thirty years ago and converted to Christianity after disappearance of American heir in 1961

hese are the remote Indonesia people accused of murdering and eating American heir Michael Rockefeller sixty years ago before they renounced cannibalism and turned to Christianity. The images offer a rare glimpse of the Grand Valley Dani people, an ethnic group located … Continue reading

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KOLGA: Canada liberated Europe, while the Soviets conquered it Author of the article: Marcus Kolga Publishing date : May 08, 2020  •  Last Updated 3 months ago  •  3 minute read This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin was expecting to … Continue reading

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Leo Tolstoy vs. the Police

By Jennifer Wilson June 25, 2020 In the early months of lockdown, many people stuck at home found themselves turning to unusual sources of comfort: Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s PowerPoint presentations, bread-baking (especially, for reasons unclear, sourdough) and “War and Peace,” … Continue reading

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‘We’re coming for you’: Mayor Lightfoot’s warning to looters who ransacked Chicago in night of ‘straight-up criminality’ that saw 100 arrests and 13 cops injured – as racial tensions flare nationwide on sixth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned looters who ransacked the city that they are already being hunted by police who are reviewing HD security camera footage from Monday night’s chaos which saw more than 100 arrests, attacks on 13 police officers … Continue reading

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Gina Lollobrigida, embrouilles à l’Italienne

A 92 ans, l’ancienne reine de Cinecitta semble prisonnière du charme vénéneux de son jardinier, Andrea. Rome s’inquiète « Quelle femme ! A côté d’elle, Marilyn Monroe, c’est Shirley Temple ! » Le compliment, venu de Humphrey Bogart, résume à … Continue reading

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Montreal transit returning to mandatory front door boarding on Monday

© Ryan Remiorz / The Canadian Press Passengers disembark from a bus, Monday, July 27, 2020 in Montreal. Public transit in Montreal is returning to its usual ticket validation and boarding through the front doors on all bus lines as of … Continue reading

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The Mask Slackers of 1918

As the influenza pandemic swept across the United States in 1918 and 1919, masks took a role in political and cultural wars. By Christine Hauser

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China’s rat tribe: Over a million people still live in subterranean tunnels underneath Beijing 50 years after Chairman Mao told them to ‘dig deep’ to survive the Cold War

Over a million people are living in subterranean tunnels in China 50 years after they were built as a bomb shelter during the Cold War. Low income workers known as the ‘Rat Tribe’ now occupy the tunnels, which cover an estimated area … Continue reading

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Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin marries her partner of 16 years Markus Raikkonen in an intimate ceremony at her official residence – and thanks him for being ‘by her side’ in a sweet social media post

Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin has married her long-term partner Markus Raikkonen. The couple, both 34, who share two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Emma Amalia Marin, have been together for 16 years after meeting when they were 18. Their wedding yesterday was at … Continue reading

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