Photo Above: Book Signing at Event © Philip Wegmann
By Ian McNally and Philip Wegmann
An Edinburgh church was transformed into a football sanctuary yesterday, as it played host to the launch of a new book about the Homeless World Cup.
“Home Game” by Mel Young and Peter Barr was unveiled in Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge and featured a Q&A with the authors followed by a book sale and signing session.
Photo Above: North Korean Rocket © Geralt on Pixabay
Today’s Round-up of international news including: North Korea, Brexit, Germany, and The Hague.
By Silja Froelich
Photo Above: Ratko Mladić © UN Criminal Tribunal
Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” has been found guilty of genocide at the UN tribunal in The Hague.
The sentence comes as a result of Mladic’s perpetration of the worst atrocities of the 1990s Bosnian war.
Photo Above: Pixar © Pava on Wikipedia
John Lasseter, head of animation at Pixar and Disney, will be taking a sabbatical following a wealth of allegations building around him.
The allegations, inclusive of Mr Lasseter giving out unwanted hugs and invading personal space, have led to his deliverance of a statement apologising for his actions.
Photo Above: Robert Mugabe © Al Jazeera English on Flickr
By Silja Froelich
Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power.
Russia withdraws from Syria The first Russian warplanes left Syria yesterday a day after Russian president Vladimir Putin […]
by Giulia Maccagli and Koldo Sandoval The 23rd edition of the Italian Film Festival comes at the Filmhouse […]
By Laurenci Dow Edinburgh locals show a clear divide in opinion on the petition to ban Donald Trump from the […]
By Ari Brynjolfsson Former Rangers footballer Arnold Peralta has been shot dead in his Honduran hometown. The 26-year-old […]
By Koldo Sandoval Women will vote on Saturday 12 December in Saudi Arabia for the first time in […]
By Yasmeen Fekri US authorities look for terrorist links after California mass slaying. Bomb equipment, weapons and thousands […]
Jasmin Seidl The German Parliament has approved the German army mission against the terrorist militia Islamic State (IS) by a large majority this […]
Yesterday morning, Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction was replaced with murder, two legal experts give their opinion on the […]
Ari Brynjólfsson Gunmen have taken 170 hostages in a hotel in Mali. According to AFP sources, the gunmen […]
PRIESTS in Iceland face being defrocked if they refuse to marry gay couples. The new rule was passed this […]
Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson has called on the world to abandon punishment at a lecture in Edinburgh. The non-violence activist spoke of […]
By Jordan Hooks CIA agents hid in tiny cottages beneath Guantanamo Bay prison and used prisoners to […]
by Stephen Mahon An Irish senator who sustained serious head injuries at the weekend remains in a critical […]
By Jordan Hooks JPMorgan & Co. has reached a $13 billion settlement with the United States Department […]
Brazil’ s top state funded research foundation is to start producing low cost combined rubella-measles vaccines for export […]
Russia admits Syrian Government is losing territorial control The situation in Syria is aggravating for the local Government. […]
Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, is in hospital battling a lung infection. Government spokespeople ensure the […]
We found some of the oddest stories about people preparing for the end of the world. A little […]
Tickets to this year’s Edinburgh International Festival went on sale on Saturday 24th March from the Hub at […]
Today the United States Supreme Court will be begin it’s three day hearing on whether or not President […]
Ten thousand smokers will participate in a new lung cancer screening trial, according to Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer. […]
Three children and a teacher have been killed following a shooting at a Jewish School in Toulouse. The […]
Joachim Gauck has taken up the official functions as the new German President and taken over the official […]
Green tea grown solely in panda excrement will command high prices worldwide. An entrepreneur in the southwest Chinese […]
A Chinese television show which interviews prisoners awaiting the death penalty has been cancelled. The controversial program had […]