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The Observer: The government downplayed the risk of human rights abuses in one of the world’s most repressive regimes in a bid to reduce asylum seeker numbers despite doubts from its own experts, internal documents have revealed. Home Office documents obtained by the Public...
The Guardian: A fortysomething still ‘pinching herself’ at starting a publishers’ bidding war. A woman who fell under a witches’ spell. And a film critic with widescreen ambitions: here are some of the stories behind our pick of 2017’s debut novelists...
The Miami Herald: The Dolphins know they need to add at least four more rotation players in their front seven on defense, and they’re expected to look to both the draft and free agency to find them. Miami hasn’t begun a serious discussion of potential targets, but here’s an...
Voa News: French go to the polls Sunday for the first round of leftist primaries. But most expect the governing Socialists to be ousted from power in presidential elections later this year. The poll is expected to center on the economy, immigration and terrorism -...
Yahoo Daily News: More Belgrade (AFP) - They cough, suffer from frostbite and are infested with body lice: hundreds of young migrants remain in appalling conditions in derelict Belgrade warehouses in the middle of Serbia's freezing winter. Since Europe shut down its borders in...
The Oregonian: In keeping with the Portland Art Museum's goal of "bringing the world to Oregon," as director Brian Ferriso puts it, the museum on Saturday opens an exhibit of more than 50 bronzes by Auguste Rodin, considered one of the greatest sculptors in history. The...
Topix: Exposed: The lies of the 'refugee' who had an affair with a married charity chief. He wasn't Syrian, he came for a wealthy family, and, most staggering of all, he already had a BRITISH wife To those who crossed his path in the CalaisJungle, he cut a...
Huffington Post: Friday marks Donald Trump's inauguration, a day many of us had never envisaged. For many of us, it is not just political - it is personal. As a Muslim, an African, a refugee, a woman and a socialist, I fear many of Trump's policies. Of higher borders and a no...
The Guardian: Suzanne Moore’s 2015 article brought the migrant crisis to life for member HelenNorris, who knew she needed to share it and donate to charities supporting refugees...
The Guardian: Readers have been incredibly generous. Our 2016 charities – HelpRefugees, Safe Passage, and The Children’s Society – explain how they will use your donations...
Public Technologies: (Source: Hammersmith and FulhamLondon Borough Council) A Shepherds Bush charity which has won awards for its pioneering work with the underprivileged has launched a winter series of lectures by major speakers. The annual Upper Room lectures include a talk by...