Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Canada’s Senate puts LGBT conversion therapy bill on hold for summer

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A pledge by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ban LGBT conversion therapy has been delayed until at least September, after...

Spain moves step closer to gender self-identification

By Nathan Allen and Belén Carreño MADRID (Reuters) -The Spanish government on Tuesday approved the draft of a bill to allow anyone over the age...

Senegal records second large cannabis seizure in a month

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal's army said on Monday it had intercepted over 8 tonnes of cannabis after stopping a boat at the weekend, in the second...

All washed up: furloughed Londoner finds fortune in the Thames

By Will Russell LONDON (Reuters) - Furloughed from her job and confined to London by coronavirus lockdowns, Flora Blathwayt founded a business based on rubbish...

Exclusive: White House prepares order directing agencies to consider antitrust concerns – sources

By Nandita Bose and Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is working on an antitrust executive order that aims to push government agencies to consider...

Trudeau says Pope should apologize on Canadian soil for church’s role in residential schools

By Steve Scherer OTTAWA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he has asked the pope to come to Canada to apologize for...

Pride parade fills Tel Aviv streets as COVID-19 curbs creep back

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Rainbow flags billowed in the Mediterranean breeze as revellers poured onto Tel Aviv's streets on Friday for the city's annual...

UK to ban daytime junk food adverts on TV and online

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will ban adverts promoting unhealthy food from appearing on television during the day and on the internet as part of...

“Too much”: EU leaders confront Hungary’s Orban over new anti-LGBT law

By Gabriela Baczynska, Sabine Siebold and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) -European Union leaders on Thursday confronted their peer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, over Hungary's new...

Cheerleader prevails at U.S. Supreme Court in free speech case

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania teenager who sued after a profane social media post...

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