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DC metro scraps plan for special trains for Unite the Right demonstrators after workers protest

Washington’s Metrorail authorities have abandoned the idea of providing dedicated trains for white nationalists expected to descend on the capital on the anniversary of Charlottesville riots after it was slammed by a trade union. “Metro will not be having a separate train, or a separate car, or anything separate for anybody at this event that […]

VICTORY for drivers as Asda SCRAPS £99 petrol station pump charge following backlash

GETTY Asda scraps £99 petrol station charge after facing backlash Supermarket giant Asda has been forced to suspend the its £99 authorisation charge, after facing backlash from disgruntled customers. The charge debited £99 from their account on top of the purchase as a way to ensure there was enough money in the account to pay […]

Russian 4th largest city scraps direct mayoral elections

The city of Ekaterinburg in Russia’s Urals has scrapped direct mayoral elections prompting mass protests. Now instead of a popular vote, the mayor in the fourth largest Russian city will be elected by the city council members. The lawmakers of Sverdlovsk region (where Ekaterinburg is located) voted by 42-4 to abolish direct elections on Tuesday.  […]

Netanyahu scraps deal on sending migrants to West, says Israel will continue to expel ‘infiltrators’

Israel has canceled a deal reached with the UN that would have relocated thousands of African migrants to the West, just a day after announcing the plan. Israel’s prime minister said all “infiltrators” would still be removed. Read more “In the past 24 hours, I have held many consultations with Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, with […]

Virgin Atlantic: Economy revamp scraps check-in cabin luggage on flights

After a huge revamp of its economy service, Virgin Atlantic have launched their first ever hand-baggage only ticket. The UK airline, founded by Sir Richard Branson, announced on Wednesday that economy fares now come in a choice three ticket options. From Spring 2019, passengers will be able to book an “economy light” fare, a ticket […]

Navalny suffers latest election blow as Supreme Court body scraps complaint

Opposition activist Alexey Navalny suffered a further blow to his hopes of running in Russia’s 2018 presidential election, after the Supreme Court Presidium dismissed a complaint seeking to override the ban on his participation. The decision not to look into Navalny’s complaint was taken on January 22, but information about this was released only on […]