Tommy Robinson ‘stands to make £1m’ on US speaking tour | UK news

Tommy Robinson could make more than £1m from a potential trip to the US next month, making him one of the best funded far-right figures since the second world war, an analysis by anti-fascist campaigners says. The English Defence League founder, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, has been invited to give an address in […]

Mexico honors migrants at Day of the Dead as caravan treks north

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico City dedicated its Day of the Dead parade on Saturday to migrants, just as thousands of Central Americans were trekking from the country’s southern border toward the United States under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to disband. FILE PHOTO: A caravan of thousands of migrants from Central America, en […]

Cameroon is spiraling further into violence

(Sunday Alamba) Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Cameroonian authorities announced this week that President Paul Biya had been reelected — again. Biya has ruled the country since 1982, making […]

Knife-wielding woman injures 14 children in China kindergarten attack

BEIJING (Reuters) – A woman armed with a kitchen knife attacked children at the gate of a kindergarten in China’s southwestern city of Chongqing on Friday, injuring 14 of them, police said. The 39-year-old, identified only by her surname Liu, launched the attack as children returned from morning exercises about 9:30 a.m. (0130 GMT), police […]

Fascist? Populist? Debate over describing Brazil’s Bolsonaro

By Peter Prengaman | AP October 24 at 12:18 PM RIO DE JANEIRO — The front-runner in Brazil’s presidential race says he wants to liberalize the economy, but does that make him a “populist”? His speeches are laden with references to violence, but does such language deserve to be described as “far-right”? And is Jair Bolsonaro being […]

Hurricane Willa batters Mexico, sparking floods, outages

MAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, bending power lines and causing floods, the center […]

A feeble response to Khashoggi’s killing | Letters | World news

The Foreign Office response to criticism of their late and weak reaction to Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent murder/assassination totally misses the point (UK must condemn Saudi violence, say five main opposition parties, 22 October). Their statement that the key test is “whether there is a clear risk that items subject to the [export] licence might be […]

Interview with Vintner Antinori: ‘Italy Has to Cut Spending’

October 22, 2018  12:06 PM DER SPIEGEL: Ms. Antinori, you were once called “Prince Charles of the Wine World” because you were only 50 when you become president of Antinori and took over the management of the estate from your father. Antinori: That was an unfortunate comment that a German business magazine came up […]