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Hong Kong protest over 'breast as weapon' conviction

Dozens of bra-wearing men and women have protested in Hong Kong after a woman was jailed for assaulting a senior policeman with her breast.

Ng Lai-ying, 30, had accused Chief Inspector Chan Ka-po of touching her breast during a protest in March. 379 more words


Farmers Protest

I have a lot of sympathy with British farmers over their fight to get a decent price for their milk.

But I do have to ask myself if they are going the right way about it here in Staffordshire, and will they get more or less support through their actions. 164 more words


Outrage as Tory MP claims she felt threatened by a 'thug gang' of campaigning OAPs and disabled people

Tory star Priti Patel has caused outrage by branding these harmless campaigners – some elderly or disabled – a “thuggish gang”.

Members of the group were shocked and distressed by the Employment Minister’s attack. 176 more words


Blogging 101: Intro to the World

I have been blogging for a while now, since the middle of 2011, but figure there are always some things to learn so I joined a free online course, Blogging 101. 331 more words


Activists reclaim vacant Dublin building to house homeless

Housing activists in Dublin have “reclaimed” a former hostel that has been vacant for three years, saying they will soon open it up to house homeless families. 435 more words


Leeds Pride says ‘homophobia’s got to go’

1000’s gathered in Leeds August 2nd for Leeds’ annual LGBT Pride march celebrating the LGBT community’s progress towards equality. However, echoing the increasing commercialisation we’ve seen at other Pride’s up and down the country, this year Leeds Pride organisers promoted big businesses like Sainsbury’s (which just last year faced protests for homophobic treatment of customers) banks over the actual politics affecting the LGBT community. 174 more words