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Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge Timothy Spencer QC, sentencing 11 people from one family, says such abuse could be happening nationwide on ‘shocking scale’  An aerial photo of the Drinsey Nook Traveller site in Lincolnshire, where

Rooney traveller family jailed for modern slavery offences

One victim, whose ordeal spanned more than 25 years, was made to dig his own grave. The head of the family, Martin Rooney Senior, was jailed for 10 years, while two of his sons were each jailed for more than 15 years. The traveller

Bannon: Trump firing of Comey was the ‘biggest mistake in modern political history’

Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon was interviewed on “60 Minutes.” Here’s what he said Republican leadership and the Russia investigation. (Amber Ferguson/The Washington Post) Former White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon believes the firing of FBI director James B. Comey by President

The pursuit of pleasure is a modern-day addiction

Here’s a story that is not about Trump or Brexit. But this could be worse, with even direr consequences. Addiction is up. Depression is up. Death is up. In America, we have seen a decline in our life expectancy for the first time since 1993. But

‘Never seen anything like this in the modern record’: Three hurricanes are churning in the Atlantic Basin

(Left to right) Category 1, Hurricane Katia; Category 5, Hurricane Irma and, Category 1, Hurricane Jose at 1300UTC on September 7, 2017. Photo by NOAA, illustration by National Post NOAA/RAMMB /Jose Romero via AFP/NP Photo illustration Seen from space, Hurricane Irma is a fearsome sight

‘L.A. Noire’ is coming to HTC Vive and modern consoles

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Suspected ringleader charged with modern slavery offences

Josephine Iyamu, a British national, accused of trafficking women from Nigeria to Europe for sexual exploitation  Josephine Iyamu was arrested after she landed at Heathrow on a flight from Nigeria in August. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian Wednesday 6 September 2017 11.48 BSTLast modified on

Metrics 101: Greatest Point Guard Seasons in Modern NBA History

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images Even within the modern portion of NBA history—1973-74 through the present day (when the scope of box scores expanded), point guards have seen their roles change dramatically. They’re no longer just the table-setters who once graced the league’s premier rosters, though players

A Cartoonist’s Jaundiced View of Modern Womanhood

Last summer, reposted images of a girl-about-town, drawn in Sharpie, began proliferating on Instagram. Invariably, the girl is wide-eyed and frantic—because of an unreturned text, a hankering for vodka, or an imminent bad choice. (“Me debating who I should go home with,” reads the caption

What makes Japanese food the right fit for the modern palate

Masaharu Morimoto is probably the best-known Japanese chief in India, even among those who have never eaten his food. Morimoto owes his fame to two pioneering restaurants, both called Wasabi by Morimoto. The original opened at the Mumbai Taj, and a second (better) restaurant