Starving children face ‘imminent risk of death’ due to Saudi assault on Yemeni city, UNICEF warns

The Saudi-led coalition’s attack on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah could have catastrophic consequences for civilians, especially malnourished children in urgent need of care, UNICEF has warned. Heavy bombings and gunfire have already impeded access to Al Thawra hospital, a medical facility that provides much-needed care to children caught up in the fighting, the […]

‘Brutally honest’: Outcry forced Facebook to stop banning pics of starving Yemeni girl

A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. The atrocities in Yemen don’t make poignant headlines in Western mainstream media as often as stories about chemical weapons in Syria or ‘Russian meddling,’ as the […]

Photos over 70 years show how North Korea’s Kim family went from starving guerilla fighters to going toe-to-toe with Trump

The North Korean state has defied all the odds and constant forecasts of its impending doom to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding on September 9, 2018. North Korea has a dark and tortured history going back millennia as regional powers like China and Japan have sought to dominate it.  The story of North […]

Are Stock Buybacks Starving the Economy?

Stock buybacks are eating the world. The once illegal practice of companies purchasing their own shares is pulling money away from employee compensation, research and development, and other corporate priorities—with potentially sweeping effects on business dynamism, income and wealth inequality, working-class economic stagnation, and the country’s growth rate. Evidence for that conclusion comes from a […]

Cancer treatment news: Starving cells of OXYGEN could destroy deadly tumours

Cancer kills someone every four minutes in the UK, according to Cancer Research UK – but scientists may have moved a step closer to finding an effective treatment for solid tumours. Current ways to treat icancer include chemotherapy and radiotherapy. However, researchers have discovered a new way to destroy tumours that is similar to the […]

Comic Relief viewers OUTRAGED as biscuit game shown after clip of baby starving to death

The telethon – that raised £71 million for domestic and international charities – left many people horrified by their game ‘Biscuit World Cup’. It involved members of the public voting online for their favourite treat whilst panelists Miranda Hart, Rob Beckett, Joel Dommett, Sally Phollips and Richard Osman spoke about their best-loved biscuit. They sat […]