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‘Donald Trump lies like we breathe’: CNN panel take turns bashing Trump shill defending Phoenix speech

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 9:16pm
CNN may have fired Jeffrey Lord, but they’ve already found another Trump supporter to rile up viewers and panelists alike. In a Wednesday night segment dissecting the president’s remarks in Phoenix, Arizona the night prior, panelists ranging from GOP strategist Ana Navarro, White House c...

Results of new-style GCSEs due

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 9:11pm
The wait for the GCSE grades - the first to be awarded under the new system in England - is over.

Venezuela crisis: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:58pm
The latest news from Venezuela since its political crisis started.

‘Thank you for reaching the president’: Joe Arpaio credits Alex Jones for potential Trump pardon

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:47pm
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was all but promised a presidential pardon at President Donald Trump’s controversial Phoenix campaign rally Tuesday evening. Wednesday morning, “Sheriff Joe” publicly thanked conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for keeping him out of jail. &#822...

Brake urges rural road practice for young drivers

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:40pm
Road safety charity Brake says compulsory practice for new drivers on rural roads could save lives.

White House issues rules for Pentagon’s enactment of transgender military ban: report

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:25pm
Donald Trump’s White House finally issued rules for the transgender military ban the president announced nearly a month ago. According to the Wall Street Journal, the White House has sent a two-and-a-half page memo to the Pentagon directing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to enact the rules withi...

Canadian Judge Faces Possible Discipline for Wearing Trump Cap

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:22pm
Justice Bernd Zabel of Ontario faced a disciplinary panel because he arrived in his Hamilton courtroom wearing a red “Make America Great Again” ball cap.

Cooper eviscerates Trump: ‘World’s biggest victim — trapped in the body of world’s most powerful man’

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 8:02pm
In a lengthy monologue on Wednesday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper assailed Donald Trump’s campaign rally Tuesday night, referring to the president as “the world’s biggest victim, trapped inside the body of the world’s most powerful man.” “Last night, the president stood before a crowd of suppor...

Five tips for the over-40s to get healthy

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:41pm
Experts say middle-aged people need to be doing more exercise.

New GCSEs: Nine things about nine things

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:34pm
The top grade for GCSEs will be a 9. This could be a big break for the nearly number.

Five pop stars turned fashion designers

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:32pm
How the likes of Victoria Beckham and Kanye West made the move from pop to fashion.

Sophie Lancaster murder: Are young people still scared to be goths?

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:31pm
Ten years after Sophie Lancaster was killed for being different, we talk to the alternative community.

Will fairy tale Białowieża forest survive Poland’s fight with the EU?

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:31pm
Campaigners in Poland are worried about the future of one of Europe's last primeval forests, as the Polish government defies an EU order to stop logging there.

Radio 4's Shipping Forecast reaches 150 years old

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:22pm
Here's why we love Radio 4's iconic weather report, for the seas around the British Isles.

'It's unfair. I came to the UK aged six'

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:19pm
Estelle Dragan has lived in the UK since she was six, but her application for permanent residence has been rejected.

Charlottesville victims turn to crowdfunding medical bills after getting mowed down by white supremacist

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:15pm
Victims of Charlottesville terrorist attacks are turning to Internet fundraising to pay for expenses resulting from their injuries. Multiple people have turned to the fundraising site, GoFundMe, with stories of the harm they or their loved-ones suffered. As the stories are shared through social medi...

US court throws out Texas voter ID law supported by Trump

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:07pm
(Reuters) – A U.S. court on Wednesday threw out a Texas voter identification law that was supported by the Trump administration, but Texas attorney general Ken Paxton said his office would appeal the federal court ruling. The court’s ruling said changes to the law passed earlier this yea...

UN issues rare warning over 'alarming' racism in US

Al Jazeera - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 6:58pm
After Trump's response to Charlottesville, UN says US leadership must 'unequivocally' condemn racist speech and crimes.

The Egyptian girl who became a Scottish man

BBC News - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 6:57pm
Born female and Egyptian, Adam is now fully male and fully Glaswegian and the subject of a play.

‘Takes it off the table’: GOP sen. defends decision to introduce bill preventing Trump from firing Mueller

The Raw Story - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 6:52pm
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), like many of his fellow Republicans, talks the talk when it comes to President Donald Trump — but remains dedicated to enacting the president’s agenda. According to an analysis published in the Charlotte Observer, Tillis has toed the line between verbal condemnat...
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