‘They don’t want to kill you, they want to make you ugly so that no one can love you’: The courageous women who have lived with horrific scars of acid attacks at the hands of their own fathers, husbands and spurned lovers

Neetu was just three when her father threw acid in her face in an act of vicious fury which would leave a permanent mark across her face, and on her life. The 26-year-old desperately wants to be a singer, but it is not easy: disfigured and almost blind, she still hates to leave the house… Read More ‘They don’t want to kill you, they want to make you ugly so that no one can love you’: The courageous women who have lived with horrific scars of acid attacks at the hands of their own fathers, husbands and spurned lovers

End transnationals’ $212 billion tax dodge on poorest countries

When rich countries tasked the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) with tackling multinational tax dodging two years ago, campaigners had mixed feelings. We agreed that the plan was a significant step forward, in terms of acknowledging the multi-billion tax crisis and being reasonably ambitious about tackling it. Source: http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2896978/end_transnationals_212_billion_tax_dodge_on_poorest_countries.html

Jules and Matisse win BGT: How the other 11 acts ranked in Britain’s Got Talent

Jules O’Dwyer and her dog Matisse have won Britain’s Got Talent 2015. The dog act has won the opportunity to perform at the Royal Variety Performance as well as £250,000. But the show was more than just one winner, with 11 other acts in the final. It surely won’t be the last we’ve heard of… Read More Jules and Matisse win BGT: How the other 11 acts ranked in Britain’s Got Talent