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International chefs group together to banish hunger in Brazil

International chefs group together to banish hunger in Brazil

An initiative has been launched by a group of international chefs in Rio de Janeiro to combat widespread hunger. Italian chef Massimo Bottura and Brazilian chef David Hertz, are spearheading the scheme that will see surplus food donated by the Olympic village given to impoverished residents. The RefettoRio Gastromotiva initiative comes after the 31st Olympics came under criticism for sidelining[Read More...]

This footage shows Charles Kinsey doing exactly what he is told, while trying to care for his patient. He was shot anyway.

Florida police shoot unarmed therapist who was trying to rescue his patient

  A video has emerged of US police officers shooting an unarmed therapist who was trying to care for an autistic patient. Charles Kinsey had tried to explain to officers that he was a behavioural therapist caring for an autistic patient sat next to him. Despite this, he received a gunshot to the leg by police officers. North Miami police[Read More...]

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

A pregnant woman from the US has filed a lawsuit after a police officer beat her so badly that she suffered a miscarriage. Lawyers for Kenya Harris said that police officer Ryan Jenkins threatened to beat her up when she came to pick her son up – a minor – up when he had been arrested. Ms Harris had gone[Read More...]

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

The Queen of England is set to get a £45.6 million pay rise courtesy of the taxpayer in 2017-2018, it has been revealed. If the formula used to calculate the amount taxpayers contribute to the monarchy’s running costs is not reviewed, the Monarch will be in line to receive extra funding. As the Crown Estate property empire delivered a record[Read More...]

McDonalds to close 700 stores

McDonalds to close 700 stores

Fast food giant McDonalds is planning to downsize rather than supersize this year as it announced plans to shut 700 stores due to falling profits. It had originally planned to shut 350 branches in 2016, but has now doubled that figure to 700. According to a report that appeared in the Washington Times, both McDonalds and Coca-Cola are reevaluating their[Read More...]