London. New London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday he would be interested in finding a prominent site for a statue to commemorate the approaching centenary of Britain's suffragette movement which fought to give women the right to vote. He was responding to a petition, signed by several high-profile figures including Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and actress Emma Watson, calling for a statue of a woman to be erected in the square outside parliament - an area so far exclusively occupied…
France pays homage to husband and wife police officers killed by ISIS
French President Francois Hollande, right, and French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve talk to German police officers during an homage ceremony for the two police officials killed by an Islamic State extremist, at the French Interior Ministry in Paris, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The attack revived French concerns about the IS threat after the group targeted Paris last year. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
The Observer view on Britain becoming mean and narrow-minded
Warsaw. NATO leaders held a summit in Warsaw on July 8-9. Here are the main decisions of the US-led alliance's biennial meeting: * NATO agreed to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland from January 2017 to deter Russia, a response to Moscow's 2014 seizure of Crimea from Ukraine. The four battalions totaling between 3,000 and 4,000 troops will be led by Britain in Estonia, the United States in Poland, Canada in Latvia and Germany in Lithuania. * NATO took command of
A police officer breaks down as his colleagues pay homage to Jean-Baptiste Salvaing and his wife Jessica Schneider, who were stabbed to death at their home in Magnanville. Yves Lefebvre, of the French police union, said: 'Today every police officer is a target'
"A poll, for the thinktank British Future, found 78 per cent of voters thought it would be better to set a deliverable net migration target - even if that meant aiming for a smaller cut in numbers - than the current Conservative target of 'less than 100,000'"
'Britain is not xenophobic!' Activist slams idea Brexiteers want FULL STOP on immigration