Immigration and asylum

YouTube auto-deletes comments with phrases critical of Chinese government

YouTube auto-deletes comments with phrases critical of Chinese government

7 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Protesters in Taipei, Taiwan, demonstrate for granting political asylum to Hong Kongers in January 2020. (credit: Walid Berrazeg/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty...
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Undocumented immigrant becomes the second inmate to die from the coronavirus while in custody of ICE

Undocumented immigrant becomes the second inmate to die from the coronavirus while in custody of ICE

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Santiago Baten Oxlaj passed away at a Georgia hospital Sunday, becoming the second undocumented immigrant in custody of ICE to die from the coronavirus global epidemic.
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'Our product is used on occasion to kill people': Palantir's CEO claims its tech is used to target and kill terrorists

'Our product is used on occasion to kill people': Palantir's CEO claims its tech is used to target and kill terrorists

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Palantir CEO Alex Karp told Axios there are times when he's questioned the ethics of the company's business. Palantir is a Silicon Valley-based data firm which has been...
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Sally Daghlian: 'Some migrants are too scared to seek healthcare'

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Coronavirus has put many migrant workers at risk, and they fear hefty hospital bills, says head of support charity, Praxis Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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The new immigration rules are not really about Brexit. They're about ripping off workers | Daniel Trilling

19 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Covid-19 has shown what so-called ‘low-skilled' workers are really worth. But when this law comes in, things will be grim for them Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Coronavirus: Local leaders in a global crisis

Coronavirus: Local leaders in a global crisis

22 hours ago   |   Politico

All coronavirus is local . The pandemic has triggered a worldwide crisis and consumed global politics. But every COVID-19 case, every layoff, every lockdown is also the story...
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Tory MP Bob Seely calls for Britain to offer 'mass asylum'

Tory MP Bob Seely calls for Britain to offer 'mass asylum'

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Britain should be prepared to offer 'mass asylum' to thousands expected to flee Hong Kong as China imposes tough new security laws, an MP said yesterday.
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Former winner of Britain's Strongest Man contest 'led people smuggling ring'

Former winner of Britain's Strongest Man contest 'led people smuggling ring'

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Jimmy Marku, 44, from Ealing, won the strongman competition in 2008. He is accused of teaming up with Alex Sefolli, 39, and his brother Jetmir Marku, 36, to smuggle immigrants...
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A second immigrant has died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody

A second immigrant has died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Santiago Baten-Oxlag, an immigrant in custody of the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency, died of complications from COVID-19 on Sunday. The 34-year-old from...
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My childhood sweetheart was deported in February and I don't know if our sons will ever see him again

My childhood sweetheart was deported in February and I don't know if our sons will ever see him again

1 day ago   |   Metro

Until recently, my family had a pretty normal life. There was a mum, a dad and two kids. When I went to my job in a supermarket, my partner Rayan would take care of our...
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Christian Mbulu dead: How did Christian Mbulu die? Cause of death

Christian Mbulu dead: How did Christian Mbulu die? Cause of death

Christian Mbulu, who had spells at Millwall and Motherwell, has died aged 23. How did the footballer die? Read more ...

Police called to ‘illegal lockdown birthday party' at house of Tory MP

Police called to ‘illegal lockdown birthday party' at house of Tory MP

COPS were called to break up an alleged illegal lockdown bank holiday birthday party at the home of a Tory MP. Balloons and banners outside Rob Roberts' North Wales home... Read more ...

Seinfield actor Richard Herd dies at 87 after complications from cancer

Seinfield actor Richard Herd dies at 87 after complications from cancer

Seinfield star actor Richard Herd, who played Mr. Wilhelm in the American sitcom, died on Tuesday at his Los Angeles home, his wife has confirmed Read more ...

Peter Andre is keen to ‘start trying' for fifth child because he ‘doesn't...

Peter Andre is keen to ‘start trying' for fifth child because he ‘doesn't want to be changing nappies' at 50

Peter Andre wants to have another baby with wife Emily MacDonagh Peter Andre is setting his sights on baby number five before he turns 50 years old. The Mysterious Girl singer... Read more ...

Little Australian girl, 4, 'attacked by RATS as she lay dead

Little Australian girl, 4, 'attacked by RATS as she lay dead

A helpless toddler who was allegedly left to die by her father had her face eaten by rats as her decomposing body lay in her cot in their Brisbane home for days, police say. Read more ...

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff to present new series of Total Wipeout

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff to present new series of Total Wipeout

The cult classic water assault course is being brought back with Paddy and Freddie looking back on some of the show's best moments in a new six-part series. Read more ...

BMW 5 Series update brings 523bhp M550i flagship to UK

BMW 5 Series update brings 523bhp M550i flagship to UK

BMW's executive class-leader is updated with revised engine options and new-look styling BMW has revealed a raft of upgrades for its class-leading 5 Series to fend off the... Read more ...

Two of TikTok's biggest stars, aged 19 and 20, are arrested on drugs charges...

Two of TikTok's biggest stars, aged 19 and 20, are arrested on drugs charges in Texas

Bryce Hall, 20, and Jaden Hossler, 19, were arrested Monday morning in Giddings, Texas. Video purportedly showing them being pulled over by police was - ironically - shared on... Read more ...

Chrissy Teigen says she ‘honestly loved' being tested for coronavirus while...

Chrissy Teigen says she ‘honestly loved' being tested for coronavirus while sharing video of the process

Chrissy Teigen tells fans she ‘honestly loved' being tested for coronavirus Chrissy Teigen has shared a video of her being tested for coronavirus and told fans she ‘honestly... Read more ...

New facelifted BMW 5 Series sharpens up for executive battle

New facelifted BMW 5 Series sharpens up for executive battle

The current BMW 5 Series is the best-driving executive saloon in the class - and now the German manufacturer is going to turn up the heat on its rivals by introducing... Read more ...