Video of French police teargassing and brawling with protesters over a controversial plan to outlaw filming of officers on duty goes viral to a global audience and sees President Macron humiliated into ditching the proposed law.
A shocking video of French police beating up a man who wasn’t wearing a mask showed the authorities’ iron-fist approach to enforcing regulations and suppressing protests. Will this be the new norm when the pandemic has passed?
Discredited, Brexit-obsessed hack Carole Cadwalladr faces having to explain why demonstrably false claims of dodgy Russian links, illegal funding and data manipulation during the referendum deserve journalism’s highest accolades.
Pop psychologist Jordan Peterson’s ideas have been branded ‘hate speech’ by his publisher’s tearful employees, even though his books pay their wages. No doubt they’d prefer their company to publish feminist bilge like I Hate Men.
Scrapped festive parades and the campaigning of Black Lives Matter mean the children of northern Europe may have seen the last of Zwarte Piet, a helper to St Nicholas and beloved by many, who is traditionally seen in blackface.
Initially promoted as climate activists, Extinction Rebellion attracted well-off, middle-aged women but a new anti-capitalist campaign could see supporters lose homes, be jailed for fraud or denied credit as extremists take over.
Martin Bashir’s 1995 sit-down with the Princess of Wales was a groundbreaking royal tell-all that gripped the world. Now, 25 years later, today’s liberal media gatekeepers seek to discredit the biggest interview of the decade.
After Brexit, is Polexit next? The European Union’s insistence that budget funds are linked to the rule of law has incensed Poland’s leaders, who want to protect their sovereignty and are openly questioning the bloc’s future.
The long-awaited Brereton report has rocked Australia, alleging the murder of 39 innocent civilians by troops fighting in Afghanistan. While the whistleblower faces life in jail, there seems to be no rush to punish the killers.
With Covid-lockdown sceptics well represented in Germany, far-right agitators, Querdenkers, QAnon nut jobs and conspiracy theorists are joining their ranks for their own ends – and threatening the future of legitimate protest.