‘She was murdered!’ Ukrainian civil activist doused with acid by suspected ‘war veterans’ dies

Ukrainian activist Katerina Gandzyuk has died at a Kiev hospital, where she had been treated after surviving an acid attack this summer. A group of far-right veterans of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine are suspected of the attack. The exact causes of her death have not been established, yet Ukrainian law enforcement has already re-qualified […]

Sons born to US Civil War POWs were more likely to die young

Enlarge / Crowded conditions at the Andersonville POW camp. (credit: US National Archives) “It is hard on our men held in Southern prisons not to exchange them, but it is humanity to those left in the ranks to fight our battles.” – General Ulysses S. Grant, August 18, 1864. General Grant did not halt the […]

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s […]

Russian footballers facing charges over cafe attack on civil servant (VIDEO)

Russian footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev are facing criminal charges over an alleged attack on a civil servant in a Moscow cafe and are also being investigated over claims of a separate assault on a driver. The Russian Interior Ministry confirmed it is investigating the incident in which the pair are said to have […]

It’s over! Aussie football civil war ends as big changes pass

GOVERNANCE reform is coming to Football Federation Australia, with pro-reform forces set to claim victory at the end of a two-year struggle for power of the sport. The game’s state federations and sole A-League representative on the FFA Congress voted 8-2 to accept constitutional change at a meeting in Sydney on Tuesday. The move will […]

Court slaps Navalny with another 20 days of civil detention, bringing criminal prosecution closer

Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days of administrative arrest for organizing violent protests that caused damage to police property. One more civil sentence will result in the activist facing a criminal prosecution. The sentence was passed by the Simonovsky court on Monday evening. The judge pronounced Navalny guilty of organizing illegal protests that […]

Avengers Infinity War DEATHS were revealed in Captain America Civil War? THIS scene proof?

The Marvel epic saw some huge superhero deaths when Thanos snapped his fingers. But were they subtly revealed two years previously in Captain America: Civil War? One Tumblr user has spotted that the Sokovia Accords scene at the Avengers HQ had all the survivors on one side of the table and those who died on […]

Superhero Bits: DC TV Sets Comic-Con Panels, How Civil War Foreshadowed Infinity War Deaths & More

Did you notice how a scene in Captain America: Civil War foreshadowed the deaths of Infinity War? Which characters is John Hodgman interested in playing in the MCU? Which superhero TV shows will be coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year? Would you like to see Jane Levy as Batgirl? What seeds does the quantum […]

EU citizens at risk from May’s ‘hostile environment’ after Brexit, warns former UK civil service chief

Reuters Exclusive: The former head of the UK civil service tells BI that EU citizens could be targeted after Brexit. Lord Kerslake says the Home Office must reassure Europeans living in the UK that they will not suffer the same treatment as Windrush citizens. “Given what happened with Windrush, the onus is now on the […]