WATCH | Black Coffee: Everything you see on TV about Africa is BS!

WATCH | Black Coffee: Everything you see on TV about Africa is BS!

Black Coffee has warned that if you believe all the nonsense the world feeds you about Africa on TV, you need to leave your lounge and get an education because it’s all nonsense. Speaking at the Midem African Forum this week in Cannes, France, Black Coffee said that anyone getting their info about Africa from […]

London share trading delayed by one hour

London share trading delayed by one hour

Image copyright AFP Trading in shares on the London stock market was delayed by an hour on Thursday morning. A spokesperson for the London Stock Exchange said the opening auction had been held up because of an issue with pricing data. The LSE would not comment on the nature of the issue or whether it […]

Faithwashing of Palestinian oppression

Faithwashing of Palestinian oppression

Last week, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) disinvited Wajahat Ali as a speaker from its annual conference, citing his troubling and divisive work on Palestine as one of the reasons.  While ISNA’s letter did not explain its rationale adequately, Ali has focused on straw-man critics, avoiding the substantive objections raised about his work […]

10 great island adventures: readers' travel tips

10 great island adventures: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Pellworm, Germany Take a combined bus and ferry trip from Husum (€22.50 return) to Pellworm in the North Frisians. Start with a coffee and a cake at Cornilsen Café then rent a bike for about €7 and explore this flat – but windswept – island. The charm lies in exploring lanes lined with […]

A probiotic-based injection for stress will soon be a reality

A probiotic-based injection for stress will soon be a reality

Finding it hard to cope with stress? Take heart, a novel probiotic-based shot that could protect against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression — that are known to impact as many as one in four people in their lifetime — could soon be on the anvil, say researchers. Various studies have suggested that stress-induced […]

Human rights campaigners lose UK Supreme Court appeal over legality of NI's abortion law

Human rights campaigners lose UK Supreme Court appeal over legality of NI's abortion law

Human rights campaigners have lost a UK Supreme Court appeal over the legality of Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law. But a majority of the seven-strong panel of justices in London expressed the “clear opinion” that the current legislation is “incompatible” with European human rights laws in the cases of fatal foetal abnormality, rape and incest. […]

Indy CrossFit gym closes amid backlash over canceled pride-themed workout

Indy CrossFit gym closes amid backlash over canceled pride-themed workout

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis CrossFit gym has closed its doors after intense backlash over a canceled pride-themed workout.  A note left on the door by the management of CrossFit Infiltrate, located on W. 9th Street along the Indy Canal, says they will “no longer operate” at the current location.  Several workers and members have left […]