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Lesbian couple attacked on London bus over sexual orientation, judge rules

29 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The actions of a 17-year-old boy in an attack on two lesbians in London were motivated by hostility towards their sexuality, a judge ruled on Friday.

British YouTuber and youngest BAFTA award winner fights prejudice online

29 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nikki Lilly used to wish the marks on her face were just make-up. Born with arteriovenous malformation, a life-threatening medical condition which causes dangerous nose bleeds, facial swelling and migraines, she sometimes found it difficult to fit in.

UK band Massive Attack urges music industry to pursue greener gigs

28 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British band Massive Attack has teamed up with climate scientists at England's University of Manchester to reduce the environmental impact of live music gigs, it said on Thursday.

UK band Massive Attack urges music industry to pursue greener gigs

28 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British band Massive Attack has teamed up with climate scientists at England's University of Manchester to reduce the environmental impact of live music gigs, it said on Thursday.

With 'thank you' emails, polite Britons burn thousands of tonnes of carbon a year

26 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain could significantly cut its carbon footprint if people stopped sending unnecessary 'thank you' emails, researchers said on Tuesday, calling on the public to 'think before you thank'.

With 'thank you' emails, polite Britons burn thousands of tonnes of carbon a year

26 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain could significantly cut its carbon footprint if people stopped sending unnecessary 'thank you' emails, researchers said on Tuesday, calling on the public to 'think before you thank'.

Slovaks rally against proposed abortion restrictions

21 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Access to abortion is a human right and should not be subject to public opinion, the organizer of a campaign to block proposed restrictions in Slovakia said on Thursday, as a protest got under way.

Mobile phone warnings set to aid climate-vulnerable Somali nomads

21 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In central Somalia's Beledweyne district, families still reeling from food shortages and livestock deaths after another year of poor rains were surprised by a new disaster last month: brutal floods that completely submerged homes after the Shabelle River burst its banks.

Mobile phone warnings set to aid climate-vulnerable Somali nomads

21 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In central Somalia's Beledweyne district, families still reeling from food shortages and livestock deaths after another year of poor rains were surprised by a new disaster last month: brutal floods that completely submerged homes after the Shabelle River burst its banks.

FACTBOX -Ten facts on trans murders as world marks second deadliest year

20 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With 331 murders, the last year has been the second deadliest for trans people on record, activists said on Wednesday, an annual day of remembrance for homicide victims.

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