Is This the Last Stand of the ‘Law and Order’ Republicans?

With his antagonistic tone toward minorities and his overt appeals to xenophobia, Trump proved that theory wrong—for one election. The combination of soaring intensity among white working-class conservatives and diminished turnout among black voters in big cities was just enough to nudge the GOP nominee across the finish line by a combined 77,744 votes in […]

Domestic abuse: Ministers urged to strengthen revived law to protect children

Image copyright Jupiter Images Proposed domestic abuse laws must be strengthened to give more protection to children, campaigners say. Barnardo’s and the NSPCC said measures due to be published on Tuesday were “disappointing” and risked perpetuating a situation in which children were the “hidden victims” of domestic abuse. However, Women’s Aid welcomed a new legal […]

Hong Kong protesters wave posters of Trump’s shirtless Rocky tweet to thank him for signing law supporting them

Protesters in Hong Kong waved posters of Donald Trump’s head superimposed on the shirtless body of Rocky actor Sylvester Stallone to thank him for signing a law supporting their cause. Pro-democracy demonstrators draped themselves in American flags and sang the US national anthem while others held up the image showing the president’s expressionless face on […]

Hong Kong protests: Trump signs Human Rights and Democracy Act into law

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Anti-government protests have been held in Hong Kong since June US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that supports pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The Human Rights and Democracy Act mandates an annual review, to check if Hong Kong has enough autonomy to justify its special status […]