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How public housing experiment Brownlie Towers became a nightmare

How public housing experiment Brownlie Towers became a nightmare

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Brownlie Towers was supposed to be a utopian community in Perth's southeast but almost as soon as it opened in 1971 it descended into a crime-ridden hellhole with suicides...
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Tory peer Seb Coe blames soaring knife crime on big cuts to youth services

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

'We've strangled the life out of the youth services in this country, yet we are surprised that we have big problems in our inner cities,' Tory peer protests
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Polly Higgins, environmentalist who wrote Eradicating Ecocide, dies aged 50

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Campaigner and barrister attempted to create a law to criminalise ecological damage Polly Higgins, one of the most inspiring figures in the green movement, has died. The...
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Sebastian Coe: Fund sport to reduce knife crime

Sebastian Coe: Fund sport to reduce knife crime

14 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SEBASTIAN COE has called on the Government to fund more youth sports programmes to help reduce crime. Lord Coe, 62, said ministers are "strangling the life" out of youth...
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Police investigate racist graffiti attacks on Lancashire mosque

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Hate crime inquiry continues after third incident within days outside Preston mosque Police are investigating two further incidents of racist graffiti scrawled outside a mosque...
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Greece to ask Germany for billions in war reparations

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

MPs vote to put pressure on Berlin as European parliamentary elections loom Greece is poised to send Germany a formal diplomatic note detailing its demand for billions of euros...
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‘It's ruined my life,' says man who exposed plot to kill MP Rosie Cooper

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Whistleblower Robbie Mullen warned by police of multiple neo-Nazi death threats The whistleblower who exposed a neo-Nazi plot to kill an MP has been warned repeatedly by police...
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Police say no crime committed after skipper handed to officers in Fife

1 day ago   |   The Courier

A skipper having an innocent drink on his boat while moored in the Forth found himself being handed to police.
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As Brexit absorbs all political energy and guile, the country's problems mount | Anne McElvoy

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Paralysed in a quest to fulfil its EU destiny, the governement has allowed other serious items on its agenda to fall into an abyss We can all list our favourite reasons why the...
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This paralysing lack of leadership leaves Remainers with nowhere to go | Nick Cohen

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Who do you vote for in the EU elections if you oppose Brexit? It's almost impossible to know Once, political parties were meant to solve the voters' problems. Now it's the...
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Brazilian UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima, 28, run killed 'by a rideshare driver...

Brazilian UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima, 28, run killed 'by a rideshare driver after argument'

Mixed martial arts fighter Rodrigo de Lima was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run collision following an argument with a rideshare driver outside of a gas station in his native... Read more ...

Burrows Saint ends Willie Mullins' 21-year wait for Irish Grand National success

Burrows Saint ends Willie Mullins' 21-year wait for Irish Grand National success

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Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be...

Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be banned from men's sports games, and called female refs an ‘obscenity'

President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, economic commentator Stephen Moore, wrote columns criticizing women's roles in sports in the early 2000s. In a... Read more ...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and it's a symptom of rising extremism across the country

A local Islamist extremist group, the National Thowheed Jamaath, is believed to have orchestrated the deadly attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300... Read more ...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation accuser

Deonte Taylor, 36, and his 66-year-old lover, Michael Johnson, of St Louis, are accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot targeting a young boy who accused Taylor of... Read more ...

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in locations across America...

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in locations across America following OSHA penalties and worker concerns about drug use in bathrooms

Starbucks has installed needle-disposal boxes in its locations' bathrooms in at least 25 US markets, as the chain works to address workers' safety concerns in recent months. By... Read more ...

How to use balance transfer card to pay off your credit card debt, in 5 steps

How to use balance transfer card to pay off your credit card debt, in 5 steps

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This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at...

This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at the same time - it can also be programmed to help conserve energy

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20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your...

20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your grandma

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Police release new sketch in Delphi murders of two girls

Police release new sketch in Delphi murders of two girls

Liberty German, 14, and Abigail William, 13, vanished on February 13, 2017 after a relative dropped them off for a hike near an abandoned railroad bridge near their hometown of... Read more ...