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The #BlackLivesMatter hashtag first appeared on Twitter in July 2013 following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

The #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has been used nearly 30 million times by Twitter users globally over the last five years, new figures show. A study fro(...)

Tributes to victims of the terrorist attack in Las Ramblas. Photograph: Andreu Dalmau/EPA

As the terrible news of the atrocity on Las Ramblas hit last week, after the initial shock and horror, my wife and I had the same thought: this is get(...)

Breithlá shona duit, hashtag. To celebrate its tenth birthday, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular, influential, memorable or quintessentially (...)

“C’est bizarre,” observed the female passerby as she looked in the window of Cafe Philippe alongside the medieval market of Carreau De Temple. She was(...)

Boubaker el-Hakim is among the prime suspects believed to have been involved in planning the 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo in which 17 people were killed. Photograph: Courtesy SFR News

An Islamic State militant linked to the deadly 2015 attack on French weekly Charlie Hebdo could be still be alive, the Iraqi military said on Saturday(...)

An Etihad Airways jet at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Passengers travelling to the US from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will be prohibited from bringing large electronic devices on board. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Airline passengers travelling to the US and UK from a number of Middle Eastern and north African countries have been barred from carrying large electr(...)

US authorities are planning to ban passengers  on certain US-bound foreign airline flights from taking electronic devices larger than mobile phones. File photograph: Getty Images

The Trump administration confirmed on Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travellers to the United States from 10(...)

Le Canard enchaîné editor Érik Emptaz: “In France, no media make profits on the internet.”

The French satirical weekly Le Canard enchaîné is such essential reading that judges at Christine Lagarde’s trial last month were incredulous when the(...)

NUJ secretary Séamus Dooley has said the Republic’s blasphemy laws are ’outdated’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo would be in “clear breach” of the Republic’s “outdated” blasphemy laws, which need to be reformed, the secretary (...)

Flowers are displayed at a makeshift memorial in front of the Saint Etienne church where Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on 26 July in a terror related attack, in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, 28 July 2016. The two hostage takers were killed by police after they took five hostages and killed Priest Jacques Hamel. EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

Why France? Why has the home of the Enlightenment, of liberty, equality and fraternity become the prime western target for terrorists acting in the na(...)

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