Dominique Venner, 78, a former right-wing activist known in France for his political essays, posted a note on his blog, attacking a law passed by the Socialist government last week allowing same-sex marriage and adoption, which he called "vile".
Hundreds of youth have burned down a restaurant, set fire to more than 340 cars and attacked police during a fourth night of rioting in the suburbs of the Swedish capital, shocking a country that dodged the worst of the financial crisis but failed to solve youth unemployment and resentment among asylum seekers.
Kim Dotcom has announced that he is the inventor of the so-called two-step authentication system and has a patent to prove it. The Megaupload founder says the security mechanism, which has just been introduced by Twitter, is being used by U.S. companies more than a billion times every week without permission. Dotcom says he doesn’t want to sue, but might if the likes of Google and Facebook don’t help fund his legal battle with the U.S. Government.
The reality is for this privatisation to be a political success it has to be a taxpayers’ failure. No doubt when the time comes ministers will boast of a market eager to snap up Royal Mail, neglecting to mention that the reason is because it is being sold off on the cheap.
Dramatic footage has emerged of the suspected terrorist attack near the London barracks that left one man dead, showing a suspect with blood-covered hands using jihadist rhetoric to justify the violence.
If only Nigeria could revamp its farms
Activists protest outside White House calling for immediate closure of controversial jail.
Time to replace your kid and get a new one that isn’t horrific. The parents of Reddit posed the question: “What is the creepiest thing your young child has ever said to you?” The responses were bone-chilling.
The new 'bill of rights' should rescue consumers from the cycle of failed repairs and replacements and clarify their rights online
A monstrous tornado at least half a mile (800m) wide has roared through suburbs of Oklahoma City, flattening entire neighbourhoods and destroying a primary school with winds up to 200mph (320kph). Twenty-four people have been killed
Nazi before it was cool.
Warning: It's long.
A young Houston couple is planning to give away $4 billion—but only to projects that prove they are worth it. Can they redefine the world of philanthropy?
Suggestions that global warming has stalled are a "diversionary tactic" from "deniers" who want the public to be confused over climate change, according to the world's best-known climate scientist. Prof James Hansen, who first alerted the world to climate change in 1988, said on Friday: "It is not true that the temperature has not changed in the two decades."
A soldier has been dubbed the 'Russian Terminator' after footage emerged of a bullet being removed from his forehead with a pair of pliers.
How the French disease conquered the world
Solzhenitsyn makes a textual experiment, removes words "Jews", "Goyim" and "conspiracy" and finds many disturbing ideas. He concludes: "The text demonstrates impressive foresight on the two systems of society, the Western and the Soviet one. While a strong thinker could possibly predict the development of the West in 1901, how could he grasp the Soviet future?"
IT'S the egg and bacon roll that's so extravagant even its creator isn't sure she'd eat it.
And at $120 a pop, every bite is expected to tantalise your tastebuds. The extreme breakfast roll will be on offer for one week at Surry Hills restaurant 4Fourteen as part of Bacon Week, which aims to promote quality Australian pork.
A crystal uncovered in a British shipwreck could help prove Vikings used so-called 'sunstone' to find their way under less-than-sunny skies.
In yet another pro-Second Amendment story that the national media dare not touch, a homeowner in Sharpstown, Houston was assaulted by three robbers who broke into his house and shut him in a closet – unaware that the closet was where he kept his guns.
Perhaps for the first time ever in his political career, Nigel Farage, the scourge of British politics, found himself in retreat on Thursday evening, his bravado and ebullience punctured by dozens of protesters who hounded him out of central Edinburgh.
An email from a small business employer to his employees explaining the company decisions on their health insurance. Impressive not only for the amount of information he provides, but also because he welcomes their input. Kinda rare in most businesses these days.
Schools should increase teaching hours and cut the length of traditional holidays because the education system is being “handicapped” by a 19th century timetable, Michael Gove warned today.
North Korea's army was deeply split over whether to accept the command of Kim Jong-un, a former officer has revealed, giving a possible clue to the tensions lying behind the young leader's calls to war.
A man accidentally shot himself while bowling at Jupiter Lanes in Florida Tuesday evening.
Almost as much as North Korea loves missiles and marching, the rogue nation apparently loves photo manipulation software. But hey, who doesn't?