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Bruce Springsteen cancels concert in protests at transgender law

Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in North Carolina in the U.S. in protest at an anti-transgender law. The new state ruling bans

Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in North Carolina in the U.S. in protest at an anti-transgender law. The new state ruling bans

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The men and women who escaped ISIL

It is what is hoped to be the final assault in the battle to retake the city of Mosul. Security forces, Sunni tribal fighters launched the offensive

It is what is hoped to be the final assault in the battle to retake the city of Mosul. Security forces, Sunni tribal fighters launched the offensive

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Just 118 years to go to close the gender gap

It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report

It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report

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Ukraine passes law outlawing discrimination against gay workers

After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the

After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the

Europe

Discrimination on the rise in Europe

More Europeans believe racism is a problem in society, according to an EU report. The views of twenty eight thousand people formed the basis of the

More Europeans believe racism is a problem in society, according to an EU report. The views of twenty eight thousand people formed the basis of the

Business

Taxi booking app Uber hit with multi million fine in California

Taxi booking app Uber has been hit with a 7.3million dollar fine – around 5 million euros in California. Regulators took the action as the company

Taxi booking app Uber has been hit with a 7.3million dollar fine – around 5 million euros in California. Regulators took the action as the company

Europe

Words as weapons: what's Europe doing to tackle hate on the net?

This week Utalk answers a question from Caroline in Avignon, France on the issue of hate content on the internet: “Lots of hate comments are being

This week Utalk answers a question from Caroline in Avignon, France on the issue of hate content on the internet: “Lots of hate comments are being

Sport

The Europe of dad's soccer, bad, macho and white is over - Platini

President of UEFA Michel Platini hit out once more against racism in football on Wednesday saying the era of “dad’s soccer – bad, macho and white –

President of UEFA Michel Platini hit out once more against racism in football on Wednesday saying the era of “dad’s soccer – bad, macho and white –

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Women's Day, India, suffering in world's largest 'democracy'

For International Women’s Day, we focus on struggles that have grown increasingly extreme. Furious protests followed in India after a woman was

For International Women’s Day, we focus on struggles that have grown increasingly extreme. Furious protests followed in India after a woman was

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'Reverse apartheid': South Africa's white slums

Coronation Park is a squatter camp with a majority white population in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Although impoverished blacks in the region far

Coronation Park is a squatter camp with a majority white population in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Although impoverished blacks in the region far

Culture

Chat: Appearance matters

If self image has been a factor for humans since Adam and Eve used fig leaves to hide their modesty, why is it now becoming an increasingly worrying

If self image has been a factor for humans since Adam and Eve used fig leaves to hide their modesty, why is it now becoming an increasingly worrying

Europe

Women want their place in politics

Politics is a man’s world. This cliché is still a reality in many European countries. After years of struggle, there are some cracks in the glass

Politics is a man’s world. This cliché is still a reality in many European countries. After years of struggle, there are some cracks in the glass

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Not a good time to be gay in Russia

On the outskirts of Moscow, Masha Gessen is preparing dinner for her friends and family. She is an openly gay Russian-American journalist, who has

On the outskirts of Moscow, Masha Gessen is preparing dinner for her friends and family. She is an openly gay Russian-American journalist, who has

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King's Dream Speech commemorated

Fifty years ago in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. steered a racially segregated United States onto a different course, with his compelling ‘

Fifty years ago in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. steered a racially segregated United States onto a different course, with his compelling ‘

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Slovak mayor rejects 'anti-Roma' wall accusations

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

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Was Oprah Winfrey a ‘victim of racism' in Switzerland

US talk show host Oprah Winfrey is claiming she was the victim of racial discrimination during a visit to an upmarket handbag boutique in Zurich

US talk show host Oprah Winfrey is claiming she was the victim of racial discrimination during a visit to an upmarket handbag boutique in Zurich

Europe

Combating homophobia in Europe

Question from Thibaud, France: “Twelve years after the Netherlands first legalised gay marriage, similar legislation in France has reignited

Question from Thibaud, France: “Twelve years after the Netherlands first legalised gay marriage, similar legislation in France has reignited

Europe

Amnesty launches new Roma campaign

Amnesty International launched a new campaign on Tuesday to end discrimination of Roma people in Europe. The human rights organisation wants the

Amnesty International launched a new campaign on Tuesday to end discrimination of Roma people in Europe. The human rights organisation wants the

Europe

They only see my skin colour

It is a problem many people face on a daily basis: being judged, badly treated, or even worse, just because of the colour of their skin. There are

It is a problem many people face on a daily basis: being judged, badly treated, or even worse, just because of the colour of their skin. There are

Europe

Hate speech proves difficult to tackle

Part of the ongoing concern about racism and xenophobia in Europe is the phenomenon of hate speech, a complex issue that has been difficult for

Part of the ongoing concern about racism and xenophobia in Europe is the phenomenon of hate speech, a complex issue that has been difficult for

Europe

Gay marriage: the same rights for all?

Hello I am Chris Burns. Welcome to The Network. We will be connecting shortly with our guests to get to the bottom of today’s issue. But beware, our

Hello I am Chris Burns. Welcome to The Network. We will be connecting shortly with our guests to get to the bottom of today’s issue. But beware, our

Europe

Breaking the glass ceiling

Only 3% of chief executives in big European companies are women, 14% sit as company board members. The situation is slowly changing, however the

Only 3% of chief executives in big European companies are women, 14% sit as company board members. The situation is slowly changing, however the

Europe

Bonus interview: balance and leadership

Euronews reporter Monica Pinna spoke to Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of the consultancy 20-first, which works with companies interested in diversifying

Euronews reporter Monica Pinna spoke to Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of the consultancy 20-first, which works with companies interested in diversifying

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Brussels outlaws insults

A new law has been introduced in Brussels making it illegal to insult someone in public. The fine for doing so is 250 euros. It follows the broadcast

A new law has been introduced in Brussels making it illegal to insult someone in public. The fine for doing so is 250 euros. It follows the broadcast

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EU court hears UK Christians' religious discrimination cases

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing the cases of four British Christians who claim to have lost their jobs for religious reasons. One of

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing the cases of four British Christians who claim to have lost their jobs for religious reasons. One of

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Political fight over voter-ID laws ahead of US election

Picture this, it could happen in Indiana, Texas or many other states in the US: An old couple in their eighties going to vote in November’s

Picture this, it could happen in Indiana, Texas or many other states in the US: An old couple in their eighties going to vote in November’s

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Egypt: Coptic Christians wary of Islamist president

Many Coptic Christians in Egypt have reacted gloomily to Mohamed Morsi’s election, fearing they could suffer with an Islamist in

Many Coptic Christians in Egypt have reacted gloomily to Mohamed Morsi’s election, fearing they could suffer with an Islamist in