Fantastic Beasts 2 links to Harry Potter REVEALED: How does Crimes of Grindelwald connect?

The Fantastic Beasts films are set many years prior to the events of the Potter novels, which were a big-screen sensation from 2001 to 2011. Now, a new featurette – introduced by Jude Law and Eddie Redmayne – reveals how some of the characters and devices connect between the two properties. Watch the brilliant new […]

Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald reviews: What do critics have to say

Fantastic Beasts brought the magical world of Harry Potter to a whole new generation of fans. Those who may not have grown up with the books were able to live the magic in a whole new way with the series of prequel movies penned by JK Rowling herself. But with every new entry into a […]

Police launch probe into allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within Labour Party

A criminal investigation has been launched into allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within the Labour Party, the Metropolitan police have confirmed after receiving a complaint in September. Cressida Dick, the Met Police chief, has told the BBC officers are now examining online material because it appears “there may have been a crime committed.” The Guardian reports […]

Rosenstein calls the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting ‘a stark reminder’ that ‘all Americans’ need to be protected from hate crimes

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his first public remarks about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting Monday, saying that law enforcement must make sure that all Americans are protected from hate crimes. A man killed 11 Jewish worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday and injured several others. Rosenstein […]

‘Explain this censorship’: Facebook removes Guardian writer’s video on British colonial crimes

Guardian columnist George Monbiot is the latest to decry Facebook’s increased censorship after a video he made, on the crimes of European colonialism, was taken down by the tech giant. In his tweet, following the removal of the video Monbiot wrote: “Here’s our video about the airbrushing of colonial history, that @facebook has gone and […]

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Wearing a gray flannel suit and a thick scarf around her head, Odette Sansom shielded her eyes from the salty ocean spray as the fishing boat scudded over choppy waters. Behind her, the coastline of Gibraltar was fading into the mist. Ahead lay her homeland, France, overrun by German troops. All Sansom had ever wanted […]

Sexual violence, child soldiers & war crimes: UN report slams all sides of Yemen conflict

UN investigators said Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Houthis may all have committed war crimes, including sexual violence and recruiting child soldiers, in a damning report detailing atrocities in the Yemen conflict. The UN’s Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen found all parties in the conflict have committed substantial human rights […]

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax this week as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events

Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week. It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy. Here’s the full timeline of events from it. President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding […]

Move Over, Porgs: Baby Nifflers Are Coming to ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Star Wars: The Last Jedi introduced us to one of the most adorable creatures in pop culture with the little island-dwelling birds known as porgs. But when there’s a franchise with the title Fantastic Beasts, the battle for cutest fantasy creature isn’t an easy one, and that’s especially true with the inclusion of baby Nifflers […]

White Helmets must be tracked down & prosecuted for ‘war crimes’ – Syria’s Grand Mufti

Russia and Syria must hunt down and prosecute members of the White Helmets for “war crimes,” Syria’s Grand Mufti has said shortly after Israel “evacuated” a large number of the group’s members at the request of the US and Canada. “These people are not refugees. They are war criminals. I’d like to ask the governments […]