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New guidelines by Scandinavia's largest airline, which require all employees to abide by a strict gender-specific code, have triggered outcry from left-wing parties for being out of touch with contemporary trends, undermining equality, and reinforcing gender stereotypes.
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Climate change activists from the environmental organisation “Extinction Rebellion” are planning to block London’s Heathrow Airport. Previously, the campaigners threatened to disrupt Heathrow’s work, citing the necessity of deep, structural reforms needed for the aviation industry.
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The whole world watched the 856-year-old Notre Dame cathedral go up in flames earlier this week, with French prosecutors assuming that the most likely cause of the devastating blaze was an electrical short circuit.
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The French unit will be deployed in Estonia, just 140 kilometres away from Russia. The deployment is Paris’ contribution to the increased NATO presence in the Baltic States and Poland. Russia has long voiced alarm over the alliance’s activities near its borders.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - One woman was killed after shots were fired and petrol bombs were thrown in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland, the local police have said, adding they are treating the shooting as a "terrorist incident."
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The police prefecture of Paris said it had prohibited yellow vest demonstrators from holding a protest on the coming Saturday near the Notre Dame cathedral that has suffered from a massive fire.
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Hitting the slopes can get dangerous when they strike back!
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Greek anarchist group has taken responsibility for attacking the Russian consulate in Athens back in March, according to a statement released on the group's website.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of protesters arrested by the UK Metropolitan Police in the ongoing environmental rally in central London has climbed to 428, the police said on Thursday.
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Beginning July 15, commercial porn websites will be required, as part of the UK Digital Economy Act’s updated regulations, to block British users’ access to explicit content until their ages can be proven via a verification system.
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On Thursday, a German chief prosecutor charged a 92-year-old man from Hamburg identified by the German outlet Die Welt as Bruno Dey with assisting in the murders of 5,230 Jewish prisoners during his tenure as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp during World War II.
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“What do you mean you don’t have any snacks?”
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The incident took place at 4 pm local time in north-western France; the perpetrator released the hostages after an hour, Sputnik France reported.
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The photograph led PolitiFact to claim that the image of “two smiling men”, who were allegedly doctored into the picture, was used to promote speculation about Muslim involvement in the Notre Dame fire.
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Earlier, French media reported that investigators consider a short circuit as the possible cause of the fire at the iconic Paris cathedral.
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LONDON (Sputnik) – Environmental activists, who have been protesting in the UK capital since Monday, expressed on Thursday plans to block London’s Heathrow Airport, the Independent media outlet reported.
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The French authorities have invited Parisiens, firefighters and city officials to the Paris City Hall to take part in an event honouring those who helped save the historic cathedral and the relics it housed.
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The March of the Living is an international educational program that brings Jewish people from all over the world to Poland on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II.
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On 21 April 1949 Gregoris Staktopoulos, a Greek reporter, was convicted after a nine-day show trial of murdering US journalist George Polk at the height of the Greek Civil War. But mystery still shrouds his death.
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The decision came on 18 April with the social network arguing it was prompted by the organization's "dangerous individuals and organisations policy."
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Over the past seven years, the Swedish krona has lost almost 30 percent of its value against the euro and 50 percent against the dollar.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The recently created UK Brexit Party of Nigel Farage, the former longtime leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) and an ardent supporter of London's withdrawal from the European Union, maintains the lead in polls ahead of the upcoming elections to the European Parliament.
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Earlier, Horst Seehofer had triggered heated debates over Germany’s refugee policy with his 'Migration Masterplan', aimed at tightening migration rules and preventing failed asylum seekers from illegally staying in Germany.
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The priceless Paris landmark went up in flames on Monday evening; the battle to extinguish the blaze took nine hours.
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The HMS Artemis, Sweden's new reconnaissance vessel, is meant to replace the HMS Orion, which is scheduled to retire, and carry on with intelligence activities in the Baltic Sea.
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While 35 percent of Norwegians said they believed in Christ's resurrection, only 14 percent believed Jesus physically rose from the dead after he was crucified.
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven is pushing ahead with an open border policy, while right-wing parties across the EU are sounding alarm bells about the devastating consequences of uncontrolled migration. Speaking to Sputnik, Bill Ravotti, moderator of the V4 Report, explained how the rise of the New Right may alter the status quo in the bloc.
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The devastating fire broke out at Notre Dame de Paris on 15 April, causing the collapse of the cathedral's spire and two-thirds of its roof. President Emmanuel Macron has described the inferno as a "terrible tragedy" and promised to rebuild the 850-year-old cathedral within five years.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - All important world landmarks must have better early detection and response plans in place after the devastating fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, president of the Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage (ARCH International) Cheryl Benard told Sputnik on Tuesday.
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Mr. Corbyn made the remarks in a campaign speech in Northeast England, accusing Cabinet ministers of refusing to compromise during negotiations as a customs union with the EU would undermine future trade talks with the US.
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A string of robberies have taken place on both sides of the Irish border with cash machines being literally torn out of the wall using stolen diggers.
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Gilbert Mercier, editor-in-chief of News Junkie Post and author of “The Orwellian Empire,” joined Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Wednesday to discuss how French President Emmanuel Macron’s solemn speech in the aftermath of the fire that devastated the Cathedral of Notre Dame could boost Macron’s approval ratings.
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