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Adela Suliman

Cities can be 'antidote' to extremism, says London mayor

25 Jun 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities can provide an "antidote" to populism and extremism if they build bridges between their diverse communities, London's mayor said on Tuesday, as he met the leaders of other major European cities in the British capital.

Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women's and LGBT+ rights

24 Jun 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More men than women in Iraq say they have been sexually harassed, while only 6% of Lebanese people think being gay is acceptable, according to a major survey of public opinion in the Middle East published on Monday.

Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women's and LGBT+ rights

24 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More men than women in Iraq say they have been sexually harassed, while only 6% of Lebanese people think being gay is acceptable, according to a major survey of public opinion in the Middle East published on Monday.

UK urged not to arrest homeless as rough sleeping hits decade high in London

19 Jun 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rough sleeping in London rose by 18% over the last year, hitting a decade high of 8,855 people, data showed on Wednesday, the majority of whom were new to bedding down in parks or doorways.

UK urged not to arrest homeless as rough sleeping hits decade high in London

19 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rough sleeping in London rose by 18% over the last year, hitting a decade high of 8,855 people, data showed on Wednesday, the majority of whom were new to bedding down in parks or doorways.

Grief and safety fears: UK reflects 2 years after Grenfell blaze

14 Jun 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell fire on Friday - Britain's worst blaze in decades in which at least 72 people died - many people expressed grief and frustration over the failure to improve safety in social housing.

EXPERT VIEWS-Grief and safety fears: UK reflects 2 years after Grenfell blaze

14 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell fire on Friday - Britain's worst blaze in decades in which at least 72 people died - many people expressed grief and frustration over the failure to improve safety in social housing.

As taste for English wine grows, rush for vineyard land underway

29 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sparkling or sweet, demand for English wine is flourishing, say producers, with the search for suitable land to grow grapes and plant vineyards gathering momentum across England.

FEATURE-As taste for English wine grows, rush for vineyard land underway

29 May 2019

LONDON, May 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sparkling or sweet, demand for English wine is flourishing, say producers, with the search for suitable land to grow grapes and plant vineyards gathering momentum across England.

In a jam: how traffic slows urban economies

23 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spiraling traffic and poor urban planning could rob developing countries of opportunities and jam economic progress in fast-growing cities, a study published on Thursday found.

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