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The London Tube Just Axed

The London Tube Just Axed "Ladies & Gentlemen" To Make Announcements Gender Neutral

Green Party equalities spokesperson Aimee Challenor, who was previously told she did not sound like a "Miss" during a call to the TfL's Oyster helpline, celebrated the change. The plan to introduce gender-neutral greetings on the Underground was first announced in December 2016, after a transgender woman was mocked by transit staff.


Iraq must stop IS 2.0, says USA commander

Iraq must stop IS 2.0, says USA commander

According to information gathered by the UN Human Rights Office, worldwide crimes may have been perpetrated by IS during the three years that the group was in control, not only of Mosul , but of large areas of Iraq . Video taken from a drone on Monday quickly confirmed that the battle to seize Mosul from the Islamic State continues, and that at least 100 civilians were still trapped by the fighting.


Astronaut Julie Payette is Canada's next Governor General

Astronaut Julie Payette is Canada's next Governor General

As the Governor General Payette will preside over the swearing-in of the Prime Minister. The governor general represents Canada during State visits overseas and receives Royal visitors, heads of State and foreign ambassadors at Rideau Hall and at the Citadelle of Québec.


Irak roept overwinning uit op ISIS in Mosul

Irak roept overwinning uit op ISIS in Mosul

De redactie van collega Rudi Vranckx blikt in dit filmpje terug op de strijd om Mosul. Gedacht wordt dat tal van aanhangers in Mosul ondergronds zijn gegaan, onder wie tieners die IS heeft getraind in het plegen van aanslagen, waarvan er de afgelopen weken in bevrijd gebied meerdere zijn geweest.


Geen extra veiligheidsmaatregelen na oproep IS voor aanslag tijdens EK Vrouwen

Geen extra veiligheidsmaatregelen na oproep IS voor aanslag tijdens EK Vrouwen

De Nationaal Coördinator Terrorismebestrijding en Veiligheid (NCTV) onderzoekt het bericht. We zijn verplicht om je te informeren over en jouw toestemming te vragen voor het gebruik van cookies op onze website. Meer veiligheidDe dreiging heeft er wel voor gezorgd dat er extra zichtbare en onzichtbare maatregelen zijn rond de EK-wedstrijden. " We nemen het serieus en onderzoeken hoe we het moeten duiden", aldus woordvoerder Lodewijk Hekking.



Three attackers shoot at police Jerusalem before being killed

Zaka is reporting that 2 Israelis have been killed in a terrorist attack that took place in the Lions Gate/ Temple Mount area. Jerusalem chief of Police has ordered the Temple mount closed, evacuated and Friday prayers cancelled. Two of them had Carl Gustav machine guns and a third had a pistol. The attack happened just after 7:00AM at the Lions Gate (שער האריות‎‎) which is located in the Old City Walls of Jerusalem.