German group with far-right ‘prepper’ links trains civilians for combat | World news

A network of elite German combatants with links to far-right “prepper” circles secretly trained civilians in “commando-like structures”, raising fears the group planned to build up a paramilitary fighting unit. Drone footage filmed in June 2018 at a former barracks of the German armed forces in the southern town of Mosbach shows a group of […]

Naked protesters cover themselves in fake blood in centre of Barcelona to show how many dead animals make a fur coat – The Sun

NAKED protesters were seen covering themselves in fake blood in Barcelona’s city centre to show how many dead animals it takes to make a fur coat. Around 50 animal rights activists took to Catalunya Square while Black Friday shoppers snagged bargains around them. 6 One of the protesters held up a sign that asked: ‘How […]

Chinese students in Australia speak: ‘Australia embraces all cultures while losing its own’ | World news

Chinese students in Australia have been accused of trying to stifle freedom of speech on campus, of attacking pro-democracy protesters and of undermining the quality of education at our top universities which are increasingly dependent on the money they bring. They stand at the centre of many of our political debates as we navigate the […]

Ilhan Omar’s Republican opponent in Twitter ban over ‘hanging’ posts | US news

A campaign account for Danielle Stella, a pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress, was banned from Twitter after it published a violent comment about the Democrat she hopes to unseat next year, Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar. Stella’s campaign Twitter account, @2020MNCongress, featured at least two posts involving the idea of Omar being hanged, according to the […]

California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara | US news

Thousands of residents of southern California have fled their homes because of a wind-driven wildfire burning in mountains near Santa Barbara. Map Santa Barbara county officials declared a “local emergency” early on Tuesday morning, as the Cave fire spread through the Los Padres national forest. The fire had erupted Monday afternoon in the forest and […]

Trump impeachment: Schiff calls on Bolton to testify and slams Republicans | US news

House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff blasted former national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday, for failing to appear for testimony in the impeachment inquiry while teasing a forthcoming memoir. Bolton “wanted to wait for a book instead of telling the American people what he knew”, Schiff told CNN’s State of the Union, drawing a […]