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#StopJihadism: France’s new online weapon against radicalisation

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics Correspondent  In a bid to fight the recrudescence of radicalisation on its territory, the French government is launching its own “anti-propaganda” online platform under the hashtag #StopDjihadism. “Search for paradise and find hell: the jihadist propaganda wants to convince by describing a misleading " ideal ...

FRACKING: Government faces public rejection despite U-turn “victory”

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics Correspondent  A Tories U-turn vote on fast-track fracking is being dubbed a ‘huge victory’, but campaigners say now is not the time to celebrate. The government made a major U-turn on plans to fast-track UK fracking after accepting Labour proposals to tighten environmental regulations on ...

Cristina Kirchner: Nisman did not commit suicide

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics Correspondent   Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, has said that she does not believe that prosecutor Alberto Nisman committed suicide, as new findings raise questions over his death. Nisman, who accused the Argentinian President and members of her government of colluding with ...

Charlie Hebdo’s survivors’ issue: a short lived solidarity?

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics reporter Charlie Hebdo’s “survivors’ issue” sold out within minutes as readers jostled and elbowed their way to grab a copy, but supporters warn this upsurge of solidarity could be short-lived. Demand for what is being called the "survivors' issue" of the Charlie Hebdo magazine was high across France ...

Charlie Hebdo attacks: Your personalised T-shirt for €20

By Elsa Buchanan,  Less than 48 hours after the violent attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo left 12 dead, a macabre business around "Je Suis Charlie" has been emerging on the internet. Phone cases and personalised T-shirts vendors are using the tragedy to make money. You can now buy your personalised ...

Russia bans transsexual and transgender people from driving

By Elsa Buchanan,  Russia says drivers must not have 'sex disorders', and has listed transsexual and transgender people as those who will no longer qualify for driving licences.  Russia has banned transsexuals and people with "disorders" involving sexual preference and gender identity, including exhibitionists and fetishists, from obtaining driver's licenses. ...

Smells Like Team Spirit

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics reporter How a Brazilian sporting event company went from being FIFA’s darling to its backbiter They had hired men dressed as Amazon trees, indigenous canoes and R&B singer Jennifer Lopez. On the night of the 12 June, excitement must have reached fever pitch at Team Spirit, ...

The Story So Far

Jack Peat on TLE's story so far “While Jack Peat reports a far more balanced article concerning the failings of the Football League and not just Leeds bashing it doesn't cover up the inept report from one of his journalists which is why it had so many replies. If this is some sort ...

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