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General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, says Farage

The Scottish National Party and its activists are “openly racist” towards the English and Nicola Sturgeon has done nothing to discourage the hostility, Nigel Farage has claimed.

The new Louvre, which is under construction, will bring Western and oriental art to the super-rich desert state

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The acceptable face of the Emirates

The Abu Dhabi Louvre looks like the top of a giant, primordial eggshell pushing its way out of the sand. Its giant dome already glisters under the sun, its construction workers moving like spiders over five layers of cladding, steel and aluminium which will give this extraordinary museum a combined weight of 7,000 tons, just a little less than the Eiffel Tower. Already the concrete base of a man-made lake spreads around the construction, for architect Jean Nouvel's Louvre will be on a miniature island, its works of art transported to its gallery through an underground tunnel, light sprinkled into its interior as if through the fronds of palm trees.

A police car burns over night after clashes between officers and rioters in the Maryland city

Baltimore riots: President Obama calls rioters ‘criminals and thugs’

As Baltimore works to clean itself up after a day of protests that devolved into riots and looting, US President Barack Obama blamed “criminals and thugs” for the violence, saying that it took away from the days of peaceful protests that preceded it.

Cargo ships, similar to the vessel reportedly seized by Iran

US Navy dispatches destroyer after Iran 'fires warnings shots and boards cargo ship'

The US and Iran are eyeballing each other again after Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf and the American Navy dispatched a destroyer to monitor the situation.

Israeli President Shimon Peres (L) stands next British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) as he signs the guestbook during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on March 12, 2014.

David Cameron says Israel was right to defend itself over Gaza attacks last year

Israel was right to defend itself in the face of "indiscriminate" attacks in Gaza last summer, David Cameron has said.

Pauline McKee, from Illinois, was playing the Miss Kitty game at the Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo [NOT PICTURED]

Grandmother, 90, denied $41.8m casino payout after judge rules bonus was a computer glitch

A 90-year-old grandmother has been denied a $41.8m (£27.3m) casino jackpot payout after a judge ruled the award was a computer glitch.

Presenter Samantha Armytage apologises for 'Good on her!' remark to fair-skinned twin, says she is 'mortified' people thought her racist

An Australian television presenter has apologised after for a comment she made while introducing a pair of British twin sisters on her show who have different skin colours, in which she appeared to congratulate one of them for her fair skin.

Russell Brand interviews Ed Miliband for his YouTube channel The Trews

Russell Brand releases first extract from interview with Ed Miliband - but has the Labour leader convinced him to vote?'

Russell Brand has released a trailer of his much-anticipated interview with Ed Miliband and hints that he may have been convinced to vote.

A Protein World advert displayed in an underground station in London which says

Protein World 'Beach body ready' adverts: Campaigners celebrate after ads removed ... because they've reached end of paid cycle

Campaigners are celebrating after it emerged that the controversial Protein Body advertisements on the London underground would be taken down tomorrow.

The one font you should never, ever use on your CV (and the fonts you should)

 

Ed Miliband greets Jo McCarron on a visit to Kingswood during the campaign

General Election 2015: Labour candidates accused of 'sexist and abusive' tweets

Several Labour candidates fighting key target seats at the election have been accused of “blatant sexism” after an analysis of their Twitter feeds found abusive and offensive messages posted online.

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