They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington
Alexandria, Louisiana (CNN)The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. Some men walk in sneakers without laces. Some sport navy blue prison-issue shoes. One wears work boots, still stained with paint.This may be the last time they touch US soil. The Boeing 737 beside them is bound for Guatemala City. And these men, like all passengers on ICE Air, have one-way tickets.In the past year, the United States has deported nearly 100,000 people on

Birmingham’s commonwealth touch

Birmingham’s commonwealth touch
Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Could Commonwealth hipsters survive in Birmingham? Speaking of public transport, conditions remain favourable for Birmingham's popularity. High-speed rail line HS2 is set to link London to the second city in a way that will kill boxset-watching time, albeit a few years after a 2022 javelin is thrown in anger. Against this backdrop, HSBC bank announced an HQ relocation from London to Birmingham, with about 1,000 jobs set to be transferred and the bank describing

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.
NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of." The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray's national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole

Geese, nature’s conniving feather-jerks, are the stars of this ridiculous 2018 game

Geese, nature’s conniving feather-jerks, are the stars of this ridiculous 2018 game
I am so very here for a game that lets you commandeer a goose whose only purpose in life is to be a total shit. That's what you're getting in "Untitled Goose Game," which is coming in 2018 from House House. An extended trailer highlights the various ways your plucky, little waterfowl can cause trouble. Your goose appears to be charged with hassling unsuspecting humans. In the trailer, the target is a groundskeeper and your goals include "get the

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50
1. The first voice on Radio 1 was Tony Blackburn, right? Wrong. Shortly after 5:30am on 30 September, broadcaster Paul Hollingdale was at the helm, with his Breakfast Special show broadcast simultaneously on both stations. 2. The opening announcement was not what you'd call dynamic... Image caption The Radio 1 Roadshow in 1987, with pop stars Pepsi and Shirley alongside shorts enthusiasts "Ooh" Gary Davies and Mike Read 16. Between 1967 and 2004, John Peel brought more than 2,000