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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Refugees are flocking to Mexico for asylum as Trump closes doors to the US

Refugees are flocking to Mexico for asylum as Trump closes doors to the US
- During Trump's first month in office, the Department of Homeland Security saw a 40% drop in “apprehensions and the prevention ...

California sues Donald Trump over his Mexican border wall

California sues Donald Trump over his Mexican border wall
- California is suing the Trump administration over its planned border wall with Mexico, the latest salvo in the state's ongoing battle with the federal ...

Why is the government's Brexit approach so inconsistent?

Why is the government's Brexit approach so inconsistent?
- But as with Timothy's somewhat confused oeuvre, the underlying reason for both his contradictions and May's blind alleys over Brexit is that most of ...

EU Brexit negotiator trolls Theresa May by saying Brexit will be 'painful, not pleasant and costly ...

EU Brexit negotiator trolls Theresa May by saying Brexit will be 'painful, not pleasant and costly ...
- THE EU's Brexit negotiator has trolled Theresa May by saying Brexit will be “painful, not pleasant and costly” – and her demands are unrealistic.

Trade deal with UK will take a long time, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns

Trade deal with UK will take a long time, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns
- A trade deal between the UK and the EU will take should not be expected quickly after Britain formally leaves the bloc, the European Union's chief ...

Brexit Negotiations Phase One: Winter Is Coming

Brexit Negotiations Phase One: Winter Is Coming
- The past three months have proven an interesting, albeit predictable, beginning to the two-year period of Brexit negotiations between the United ...

So this is Labour's Brexit policy: siding with a foreign government against Britain

So this is Labour's Brexit policy: siding with a foreign government against Britain
- One other thing the Shadow Brexit Secretary indiscreetly announced to eager reporters: the EU thinks that Labour is ace, that it has adopted exactly ...

Bespoke or off-the-peg: How might the Brexit transition look?

Bespoke or off-the-peg: How might the Brexit transition look?
- The idea of a transition period after Brexit is being talked about more and more often. But there's very little consensus on what it might look like.

Social workers are having to 'ration' their care to Britain's most vulnerable people

Social workers are having to 'ration' their care to Britain's most vulnerable people
- Staff have described being forced to reduce care packages for elderly or disabled people, or those with mental health needs, because of budget ...

Smoking bans are sparking a rise in violence and disorder in UK prisons

Smoking bans are sparking a rise in violence and disorder in UK prisons
- Prisoners are vulnerable in numerous ways – many have complex mental health needs, have been excluded from school and are socio-economically ...

Anxiety? It might be in your gut

Anxiety? It might be in your gut
- with almost one in five 16-24-year-olds in the UK struggling with anxiety. ... The gut's sudden rise to prominence as an arbiter of our mental health is ...

Japanese people live longer than the rest of us – so what's their secret?

Japanese people live longer than the rest of us – so what's their secret?
- This healthy approach to eating reflects in the country's rate of obesity, ... just 3.5pc of the population (it looks even better when you compare it to the UK's ... Suicide Prevention at the National Institute of Mental Health, told the WHO.

There is a way to prevent so many teenage girls being depressed – but no one wants to admit it

There is a way to prevent so many teenage girls being depressed – but no one wants to admit it
- What's more, it's a problem that seems to be getting worse. It doesn't surprise me in the least that a quarter of 14-year-old girls are showing signs of ...

How to tell if your child has depression

How to tell if your child has depression
- A study of more than 10,000 young people in the UK revealed that a quarter of girls ... The comprehensive study asked parents to report on their child's mental ... For example, if a child has “problems going to sleep or staying asleep, ...

One in four girls have depression by the time they hit 14, study reveals

One in four girls have depression by the time they hit 14, study reveals
- the time they turn 14, according to research that has sparked new fears that Britain's teenagers are suffering from an epidemic of poor mental health.

Home, school and social media pressures contributing to teenage depression, Suffolk health ...

Home, school and social media pressures contributing to teenage depression, Suffolk health ...
- A five year plan for children and young people's emotional health and wellbeing is already underway, with a multi-agency wellbeing hub set to be ...

Your vote would make a difference to us': Bondi gay couple send letters to all their neighbours ...

Your vote would make a difference to us': Bondi gay couple send letters to all their neighbours ...
- A gay couple desperate to see same-sex marriage legalised have taken the extreme step of writing a letter to their neighbours asking them to vote ...

Gay adult film star-turned-spy who posed as IS supporter sentenced

Gay adult film star-turned-spy who posed as IS supporter sentenced
- A former gay porn actor and German spy has been sentenced for attempting to share state secrets while pretending to be a jihadist online.

Star Trek's first openly gay couple say their relationship won't be a focal point

Star Trek's first openly gay couple say their relationship won't be a focal point
- Star Trek's first openly gay couple say their relationship won't be a focal point ... Anthony Rapp and Wilson Cruz will play a same-sex couple – Lt. Stamets ... CBS in the US, and will be available for UK viewers the next day on Netflix.

Harry Styles performs with a gay pride flag at first concert of solo tour

Harry Styles performs with a gay pride flag at first concert of solo tour
- Harry Styles kicked off his first ever solo tour in a sold-out show in San Francisco last night, with the singer impressing his fans as he performed a ...

Government apologises after 'Bum Sex' appears on gay marriage ballot

Government apologises after 'Bum Sex' appears on gay marriage ballot
- As the debate over marriage equality in Australia gets more and more intense by the day, a slightly more light-hearted story has emerged after one ...

Anti-fascist activist goes undercover with 'alt right' to expose movement's rapid European expansion

Anti-fascist activist goes undercover with 'alt right' to expose movement's rapid European expansion
- following an investigation by an openly-gay anti-fascist activist that sheds ... It uncovers the infiltration of the “alt-right” in the UK, with Sheffield-born ...

Brazil legalises 'gay cure' therapy, saying homosexuality is a 'disease'

Brazil legalises 'gay cure' therapy, saying homosexuality is a 'disease'
- In March the British Government dismissed a petition that would have made gay conversation therapy a criminal offence in the UK. The Royal College ...

McCain's dismay over online abuse for TV ad gay dads

McCain's dismay over online abuse for TV ad gay dads
- A food company that featured a gay couple and their son in a TV advert says it is "disappointed" the family has been subjected to online abuse.

The more we pander to homosexual lobby the more tyrannical it becomes

The more we pander to homosexual lobby the more tyrannical it becomes
- IT seems to me the more we pander to the homosexual lobby the more ... There are similar moves against people of faith in the UK and Canada.

Homophobic bullying in Manchester schools doubles in just two years.

Homophobic bullying in Manchester schools doubles in just two years.
- High schools in Manchester reported more than 600 incidents of homophobic and transphobic bullying over the last five years, a report released by ...

Brazil legalises 'gay cure' therapy as court rules homosexuality is a disease

Brazil legalises 'gay cure' therapy as court rules homosexuality is a disease
- Brazil has re-legalised so-called “gay cure therapy” as a judge deemed homosexuality to be a “disease”. Judge Waldemar Claudio de Carvalho ...

Labor pledges support to multicultural LGBTI Victorians

Labor pledges support to multicultural LGBTI Victorians
- While the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey keeps rolling out, mental health groups are reporting a spike in demand for services. This is ...

Meet the young student behind 'Muslims for Marriage Equality'

Meet the young student behind 'Muslims for Marriage Equality'
- It will also support LGBTI Muslim Australians during the campaign. Soon after the postal survey was announced the group offered temporary postal ...

Why the AFL made a public show of support for marriage equality

Why the AFL made a public show of support for marriage equality
- by AFL boss Gillon McLachlan, in a stance that the AFL administration felt was on behalf of players, staff and in sympathy with the LGBTI community.

Riots at vigil for LGBTI student shot by police

Riots at vigil for LGBTI student shot by police
A peaceful vigil for LGBTI student activist turned violent on Monday night. Scout Schultz was shot by police on ...

Turnbull Confirms Failed SSM Vote Will Mean No Marriage Equality For Years

Turnbull Confirms Failed SSM Vote Will Mean No Marriage Equality For Years
- The long-time LGBTI rights campaigner Rodney Croome said the dip was "inevitable. given the onslaught of fear-mongering by the no side". He said it ...