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Russian 'gay propaganda law' discriminatory, European court rules

Russian 'gay propaganda law' discriminatory, European court rules

Homosexuality was decriminalized in Russian Federation 1993, but homophobia and discrimination is still common. The law has been condemned as a ban on any public discussions of homosexuality, while authorities say it is in the interests of children.



Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling

The prospect of the DUP getting everything it wants from London in exchange for propping up the Conservative government adds fuel to an already tense situation. In media interviews on June 12, the Conservative MP backed Theresa May and argued that voters had overwhelmingly backed the UK's Brexit plan. The Conservatives gained 42.4 per cent of the vote on June 8, while the Labour Party picked up 40 per cent.



Orlando Remembers Pulse Victims One Year After Shooting

City officials estimated that 15,000 people showed up for the memorial ceremony Monday evening at Lake Eola Park. He is handcuffed as the crowd chants "love conquers hate". Hundreds of people left flowers, cards and drawings at the nightclub to honor the victims. Choking back sobs, Poma said she missed everything about Pulse, whose site will become a permanent memorial.


Issue of UK-Irish Border Most Discussed at Brexit Talks - Davis

Issue of UK-Irish Border Most Discussed at Brexit Talks - Davis

Both sides will put top advisers to work immediately on a border agreement between Ireland and the United Kingdom , aiming to make sure the Irish peace agreement and the common travel area should as unaffected by Britain's European Union departure as possible.



How Theresa May's Snap Election Backfired

She called Thursday's snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand ahead of hard divorce negotiations with the European bloc. The surprisingly lackluster performance of the Conservatives in Britain's snap election yesterday has dealt a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May .


German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

Until now, British prime minister Theresa May had insisted that both discussions should be held in parallel. "It was very important and useful to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking ", said Barnier. "Our other key Brexit priority is ensuring we retain access to European Union labour, particularly permanent staff, without which our industry could not operate as it does today".