Sweden names Ikea products after 'overly sensitive' brands

Sweden names Ikea products after ‘overly sensitive’ brands

The original Swedish dressers were described as “gross”, but are not banned Sweden has re-named several products after tradition because Ikea refused to stop using the words. The Swedish furniture retailer’s flat-pack wooden furniture…

Pope: boat people are brought to freedom

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Pope: boat people are brought to freedom

By Nick Schifrin BBC News, Athens Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Pope Francis decried a “shipwreck of civilisation” as he arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos in a church…

MPs vote to block vaccine for politicians

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MPs vote to block vaccine for politicians

MPs have voted against approving a health committee report that recommended exempting them from mandatory vaccination in order to have their children vaccinated. The 479-45 vote in favour of the amendment, by the health…

Rayna Radford: Ditto for Humble Beginning, Quiet Profiles

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Rayna Radford: Ditto for Humble Beginning, Quiet Profiles

In her Super Bowl tweet, Beyoncé spoke of the girl “full of grace, peace, and intelligence,” identified only as “Zoe.” For a moment, the words seemed almost scientific in their precision. What would a…

CNN Nigeria banned by Nigeria for ‘accuracy’

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CNN Nigeria banned by Nigeria for ‘accuracy’

Nigeria on Monday slapped sanctions on CNN Nigeria for an investigative programme on the Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate, without providing evidence to support its allegations. The sanctions included: Banning CNN from being officially accredited to…