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Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children, died at Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire, England on Sunday, the UK’s Ministry of Justice confirmed in a statement. UK media reported that Huckle had been stabbed to death. ### Huckle received 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in 2016 for offenses Read more about Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison[…]

Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children, died at Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire, England on Sunday, the UK’s Ministry of Justice confirmed in a statement. UK media reported that Huckle had been stabbed to death. ### Huckle received 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in 2016 for offenses Read more about Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison[…]

‘He’s one of our family now’: Everton fans show solidarity with racism victim Moise Kean

After the incident, one of a growing number that have blighted Italian football in recent seasons, it felt as though Kean was isolated. ### Serie A opted not to punish Cagliari fans for the monkey chants, while his captain and head coach at Juventus apportioned some of the blame to him. ### In the summer Read more about ‘He’s one of our family now’: Everton fans show solidarity with racism victim Moise Kean[…]

London becomes first city to ban Extinction Rebellion protests

“There have been draconian policing methods e.g. (in) Brisbane, and water cannons and violence used by police in Belgium. But this is the first ban,” Zion Lights, an Extinction Rebellion spokeswoman, told CNN by text message. ### “We are worried by this erosion of democracy while the real criminals continue to destroy the health of Read more about London becomes first city to ban Extinction Rebellion protests[…]

All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the racist abuse England’s black players suffered before and during the Euro 2020 qualifying match against Bulgaria in Sofia on Monday as “vile” and has told UEFA to act swiftly, to “face up to facts.” ### After a night English Football Association’s chairman Greg Clarke described as “one of Read more about All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame[…]

Parents of teen killed in crash allegedly involving US diplomat’s wife meet Trump, but decline to see suspect

Harry Dunn’s mother said the family declined the offer to meet the woman, Anne Sacoolas, because they wanted the encounter to take place in the UK. ### Dunn died on August 27 in Croughton, Northamptonshire, which is home to a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force. He was allegedly struck by Read more about Parents of teen killed in crash allegedly involving US diplomat’s wife meet Trump, but decline to see suspect[…]

British family ‘traumatized’ after being detained by US immigration

The family, which includes a three-month-old baby, said they have been “traumatized” by the experience. In a sworn statement, the family described the baby being forced to sleep on a “filthy concrete floor” in “frigid temperatures” during their first night in custody. ### The family said they crossed the border accidentally on October 3, after Read more about British family ‘traumatized’ after being detained by US immigration[…]

Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children, died at Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire, England on Sunday, the UK’s Ministry of Justice confirmed in a statement. UK media reported that Huckle had been stabbed to death. ### Huckle received 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in 2016 for offenses Read more about Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison[…]

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls for country’s football chief to resign after racist abuse

The game was twice temporarily halted in the first half after England debutant Tyrone Mings alerted officials to the abuse being directed at both himself and his teammates from various parts of the Levski Stadium in Sofia. ### “It is unacceptable for Bulgaria, which is one of the most tolerant countries in the world, and Read more about Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls for country’s football chief to resign after racist abuse[…]

Turkey’s assault in Syria is a boon for Erdogan. Here’s why

For some in this border area, however, these scenes over the weekend are not unfamiliar. ### Turkey has been embroiled in a long-running conflict with Kurdish fighters on the Turkish side of the border, and the operation that Ankara launched across it last week is just the latest flare-up in decades of tensions. ### Yet Read more about Turkey’s assault in Syria is a boon for Erdogan. Here’s why[…]