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‘We felt like prisoners’ Holidaymakers reveal ordeal after being ‘trapped at airport’ | UK | News

Holidaymakers have hit out after they claim they were left “trapped” inside a major UK airport and made to feel like “prisoners” for allegedly breaching security. Diane and George Eastwood, from Shropshire, returned from Fuerteventura when they said doors locked shut in front and behind them, leaving around 40 holidaymakers “stuck in a corridor” at […]

Why rights groups say so many Palestinians in the West Bank are being attacked with impunity

For years, even decades, human rights groups that monitor the occupied West Bank have implored Israel’s allies to take steps to punish Jewish settlers and members of Israel’s military who attack Palestinians and seem to carry out their actions with impunity.   And so when word came over the weekend that Israel’s closest ally, the United States, reportedly […]

Humans wiped out a native San Francisco butterfly. Now another species is filling its ‘big blue shoes’

As It Happens6:22Humans wiped out a native San Francisco butterfly. Now another species is filling its ‘big blue shoes’ For decades, conservationists have been restoring the biodiversity of San Francisco’s coastal dunes. But a key piece of the puzzle was missing — until now.  The Xerces blue butterfly, which serves as both pollinator and prey in […]

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