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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Europe's top bankers face off over impact of disorderly Brexit

Europe's top bankers face off over impact of disorderly Brexit
- Europe's most important central bankers are at loggerheads over one of the continent's biggest economic judgment calls: does disorderly Brexit pose ...

Scottish Parliament Votes Against UK Pulling Brexit Trigger

Scottish Parliament Votes Against UK Pulling Brexit Trigger
- First Minister Nicola Sturgeon listens as the Minister for U.K. Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe Mike Russell speaks during the Scottish ...

Brexit seems to be about taking reckless chances

Brexit seems to be about taking reckless chances
- This means losing tens of thousands of jobs, increasing the UK's unemployment rates and affecting commerce at a time when more than 60 per cent of ...

Holiday programme 'reduces' child poverty and social deprivation

Holiday programme 'reduces' child poverty and social deprivation
- A Welsh programme aimed at preventing children going hungry in the summer holidays is helping to reduce the impact of poverty and social ...

Why Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

Why Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain
- If you haven't yet read Ariana Huffington's The Sleep Revolution or been otherwise inspired/terrified/shamed into reevaluating your sleep habits, ...

Higher Death Rates Caused By Mental Health Issues Expected In The Coming 3 Years

Higher Death Rates Caused By Mental Health Issues Expected In The Coming 3 Years
- Ending the stigma and creating tangible actions that will help the mental health situation in the United Kingdom and the rest of its neighboring ...

Care of the elderly should be a shared responsibility

Care of the elderly should be a shared responsibility
- Perhaps there is an assumption that people with older parents may have more disposable income with mortgages coming to an end or perhaps ...

Pensioners at risk of UK housing shortage

Pensioners at risk of UK housing shortage
- Earlier this month, housing minister Gavin Barwell suggested making it easier for older people to downsize could help solve the housing crisis.

Anti-LGBTI Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary

Anti-LGBTI Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary
- Amongst those voting against DeVos were two Republicans, Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. In back-to-back speeches they said they believed DeVos to be unqualified, because she is not familiar with public schools or laws to protect students. Both Senators also said they had been influenced by thousands of messages sent to them.

Anti-LGBT stigma restricts health care; HIV rate up

 Anti-LGBT stigma restricts health care; HIV rate up
- Bob Bwana, an LGBTI activist, said the report is “discomforting,” especially because Uganda's key populations already bear such a heavy burden of ...

Pope says Christians should apologise to LGBT community

Pope says Christians should apologise to LGBT community
- Rainbow Catholics member Benjamin Oh, suggested the Pope's words prompted hope for the LGBTI community and an opportunity for healing, but ...

Final flights to US? Needy LGBTI refugees seek safety

Final flights to US? Needy LGBTI refugees seek safety
- Steven, an LGBTI Ugandan refugee in Kenya, had been scheduled to fly to the United States on Feb. 14, but that plan was blocked by the executive ...

It's more than a game to LGBTI football fans

It's more than a game to LGBTI football fans
- Ball remains active in advocating for LGBTI rights. The Huffington Post quotes him challenging the AFL to do more than just 'symbolic gestures', to put ...

There is going to be a new gay club opening up in London

There is going to be a new gay club opening up in London
- A gay man is going to be opening up the first new LGBTI nightclub in London in years. Following numerous closures from across the city, legendary ...

I Love Gays' hashtag goes viral in Saudi Arabia

I Love Gays' hashtag goes viral in Saudi Arabia
- 'I love gays and I'm not one of them', was used as a rally cry for people in the Arabic speaking world to show their support for the LGBTI community.

Love is great for LGBTI people in Britain

Burnley Buggers' Ball to mark 50th anniversary of Sexual Offences Act

Burnley Buggers' Ball to mark 50th anniversary of Sexual Offences Act
- But the birthplace of gay civil rights in the UK? “Given my role, if anyone should have known about this I guess it should have been me, ” said Stephen ...

Sainsbury's is selling same-sex Valentine's Day cards for the first time ever

Sainsbury's is selling same-sex Valentine's Day cards for the first time ever
- With Valentine's Day just one week away, it's time to start wading through the fluffy bears and love hearts to find the perfect card - but if you're a gay ...

Creationist lights up Noah's Ark permanently to 'reclaim' rainbow from gay people

Creationist lights up Noah's Ark permanently to 'reclaim' rainbow from gay people
- An infamous Creationist theme park in Kentucky has made its lighting up of Noah's Ark in rainbow colours, to “reclaim” the symbol from homosexuals, ...

Ealing couple first in UK to have heterosexual civil partnership fighting to overturn ban

Ealing couple first in UK to have heterosexual civil partnership fighting to overturn ban
- When same-sex marriage became legal, many gay couples "traded up" to marriage from a civil partnership. "So if you have a different sex couple who ...

Tanzanian gay men facing arrest for 'spreading' homosexual activity on social media

Tanzanian gay men facing arrest for 'spreading' homosexual activity on social media
- Fitting the recent pattern of crackdown on homosexuality in Tanzania, the country's deputy health minister ordered three men who he accuses of being ...

Hungarian mayor seeks to ban Muslims and gay people from his village

Hungarian mayor seeks to ban Muslims and gay people from his village
- The mayor of a village in Hungary has said Muslims and gay people are not welcome, despite a need to fill houses in the area. ​László Toroczkai ...

Ex-Rangers footballer Derek Ferguson calls for LGBT education in schools

Ex-Rangers footballer Derek Ferguson calls for LGBT education in schools
- A former footballer has backed calls for LGBT issues to be taught in classrooms across the country to end homophobia in schools. Derek Ferguson ...

LGBT Adoption & Fostering information evening

LGBT Adoption & Fostering information evening
- If you're thinking about starting a family through fostering or adoption, come and find out more during national LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week.

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