Sweden will set up a crisis hotline for people who beat and abuse their partners

Swedish officials and social workers hope that abusive partners will lower their hands, take a breath and call a helpline, an unorthodox solution to a surprisingly common problem in ultra-progressive country. The helpline is a two-year pilot project organized by local authorities in the nation’s capital of Stockholm and the southern region of Skane, where […]

North Korea is reopening a vital communication hotline with South Korea

KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images North Korea will reopen a hotline with South Korea at 6.30am GMT. A North Korean official made the announcement on state television today. South Korea believes this is the first step in regular contact between the countries. The development comes as North Korea indicates its desire to send a delegation to […]

North Korea will open border hotline with South

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 04:46 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 05:09 Seemingly following through on earlier hints of dialogue with South Korea, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has ordered to reopen the border hotline with Seoul for negotiations, according to a televised statement. The discussions will focus on sending North Korean athletes to the […]

‘Ruiner’ is not just a cyberpunk ‘Hotline Miami’

Ruiner might be one of the most eye-catching titles showcased at Gamescom — something that’s hard to achieve when every company is bombarding you with posters, flags and bags at every turn. The aggressive, manga-styled protagonist and angry catch copy are difficult to ignore. It’s also the first title to come out of Reikon studio, […]

Gulf States launch humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the UAE have launched hotlines for mixed Qatari families affected by the blockade on Qatar. This comes after Amnesty International slammed the Gulf States for separating families amid the political dispute. The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced a hotline for the affected families on Sunday, Saudi Arabia Arab News newspaper reports.  READ […]

Trump’s immigrant crime hotline trolled with reports of sightings of space aliens

Published time: 27 Apr, 2017 19:24 Online activists have used Alien Day, an annual event for fans of the ‘Alien’ movie franchise, to troll US President Donald Trump’s new hotline aimed at assisting the victims of crime committed by illegal aliens. Callers to the freephone number of the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office (VOICE) […]

Donald Trump’s Racist New Hotline For Crimes Committed By “Illegal Aliens” Seemingly Trolled By Reports of Space Alien Invasions

Donald Trump has unleashed his latest racist, fascistic propaganda tool, as promised: a hotline for people to specifically report crimes committed against them by undocumented immigrants, or, as the hotline refers to them, “criminal aliens.” Under an executive order made back in January, the Department of Homeland Security has opened VOICE (Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement), […]

How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Hotline Bling — Plus: Charlie Weber Discusses That Pivotal Phone Call

Need to catch up? Check out last week’s How to Get Away With Murder recap here.  Anyone know a good couples’ therapist in the Philadelphia area? Because Connor and Oliver need that doc’s number, stat. Just 48 hours after Valentine’s Day, How to Get Away With Murder used its latest episode to remind us that not […]