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New York legislators agree to legalise recreational marijuana

Legislators in New York have reached an agreement to legalise recreational marijuana sales in the state. At least 14 other states already allow residents to...

#EndTheLockdown – Thousands march for freedom

The coronavirus lockdown plagued the start of the new decade, putting the whole world on pause. Government intervened in hopes to hold down infection...

Spain adopts euthanasia law

Legislators have voted to make Spain the sixth country in the world, and the fourth in Europe, to allow physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia for...

Vatican snubs gay union blessings because God ‘cannot bless sin’

The Vatican has decreed that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions because God “cannot bless sin”. The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the...

Carnival cancelled in town where everyone takes part

The coronavirus pandemic has brought to a halt one of Europe’s oldest surviving street carnivals. In normal times, the small town of Binche in southern...

Saudi women’s rights activist released from prison

One of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent political activists has been released from prison after three years, her family has tweeted. Loujain al-Hathloul, who pushed to...

China blocks Clubhouse app used for political discussion

Chinese authorities have blocked access to Clubhouse, a social media app that allowed users in China to discuss sensitive topics with people abroad including...

Norway fines Grindr dating app €9.7m over privacy breach

Norway is fining gay dating app Grindr 100 million krone (€9.7 million) for failing to get consent from users before sharing their personal information...

Martin Luther King Day service calls for non-violence amid turbulent times

Speakers at the annual Martin Luther King Jr holiday celebration in Atlanta have called for a renewed dedication to non-violence following a turbulent year...

Oxford Street FLOODED with anti-mask protesters

Anti-lockdown protesters demonstrated in Oxford Street on Saturday, raising increased awareness of the disjunct between the government and the public. This week, the government announced...

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