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640,000 NYC warrants for old summonses tossed in 1 day

NEW YORK (AP) — In a single morning, courts on Wednesday threw out more than 640,000 warrants for New Yorkers ticketed for minor offenses years ago.
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Swiss Hotel Apologizes for Singling Out Jews in Signs

A Swiss hotel is facing backlash for singling out Jewish customers using its pool facilities and refrigerator in signs Israel’s deputy foreign minister described as anti-Semitic and worthy of prosecution....
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Older millennials are leaving the city for a new kind of suburb

Why live in a metropolis when you can find urban perks in the suburbs? ...
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Bride 'pulls gun out of wedding dress and points it at groom's head'

This couple’s honeymoon period is definitely over....
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Gangland crime queen 'blows £50,000 on revenge-plotting clan summit in Dubai amid violent feud'

Annette Daniel - who heads a gang of thieves who have cost the Scottish retail industry millions of pounds - was pictured walking through the reception area of the luxury Jumeirah Beach Hotel...
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'I slept on the floor in a flat near Harrods': stories of modern slavery

More than 200 years since it was abolished, slavery is rife all over the world. People who have escaped describe their ordeal...
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Poverty 'driving people to choose between eating or keeping clean'

In Kind Direct charity warns of ‘hidden crisis’ facing thousands after it distributes £20.2m of hygiene products in one year...
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A Former Canadian Sect Leader Has Been Found Guilty of Having 25 Wives

(CRANBROOK, British Columbia) — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada’s polygamy laws....
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Pourquoi la figure du père a tant de mal à trouver sa place dans la société actuelle

Dans "Au nom des pères", Marc Mangin analyse la position et l'impossible définition des pères dans nos sociétés occidentales. Entretien....
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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

...For a start, the survey by the British Council shows there are big differences in the level of access learners have to languages at all stages of education......
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