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I watched in dismay as hundreds of tweets appeared in my notification panel. Tweet after tweet, all criticising me, from “delusional b***h” and “lying c**t” to “fake doctor” and “failed journo”. For a moment, I thought that Twitter had broken and I was receiving
It only took six years. It was back in 2015 that Labour MP Stella Creasy first mooted the idea of sexual harassment being classed as a hate crime, after women got fed up of being aggressively hassled by men on a street in her constituency.
On Wednesday 12 January, 23-year-old primary school teacher Ashling Murphy was violently killed while jogging along a canal at 4pm in County Offaly, Ireland. Her murderer has not yet been found. It’s a horrendous start to the year, one that serves as a brutal reminder
It’s 7pm and I’m walking through a park. The sun has set, so I stick to a lit pathway and keep a trained eye on the trees for any sudden movements. I am a 32-year-old woman who is afraid of the dark, and I’m angry about it. The moment is intensified
The Russian deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in neighbouring Belarus has provoked, and predictably too, a negative reaction from the United States, the other big nuclear power which has deployed tactical nuclear weapons in NATO member-countries at the beginning of the Cold War in the 1950s. Russia has said the US
New York has been losing people to other states for a while. But something new happened during the pandemic: The people who left had higher incomes than those who stayed behind — much higher. The 2020-21 numbers here were released in late April by the Internal Revenue Service. They sort taxpayers by whether and
The Dubai Criminal Court that jailed a person for 3 years and fined him Dhs10,000 on charges of stabbing an Asian, after they quarrelled over the priority of having dinner, is laudable and people should think twice before committing a crime (“Man stabbed for not allowing another man to skip queue at order counter of a Dubai
Celine Dion has always been an icon. At school in the 1990s, she solidified her place in our teenage hearts with (of course) “My Heart Will Go On”, the standout track from weepy blockbuster Titanic (which, I confess, I saw three times at the cinema. Yes, that’s nearly 10 hours of my life I’ll never get back). I remember vividly going