Adela Suliman

A room of one's own? London carves out spaces for women

Feb 02 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As she approaches her 90th birthday, Shirley Meredeen sits in her flat in a leafy part of north London, proud of the women-only co-housing space she helped to establish, which started as just an idea in her living room two decades ago.

British watchdog urges caution over police facial recognition plans

Jan 28 2020

LONDON, Jan 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's surveillance watchdog urged the government to set up inspections of police on Tuesday, amid concern over the growing use of facial recognition technology to locate offenders.

British ballet shines spotlight on refugee women

Jan 24 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To flashing lights and a techno beat, an ocean throws up two bedraggled sisters whose ornate costumes betray traces of a better life - the opening of a new ballet at London's Royal Opera House.

Most new housing designs in England are 'substandard', audit finds

Jan 21 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three quarters of new housing developments in England are so badly designed they should never have been built, according to an independent audit released on Tuesday.

De Kim Kardashian a Sting: 10 celebridades que utilizaron su fama para el bien en 2019

Dec 31 2019

LONDRES, 31 dic (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Las celebridades salieron en gran número en 2019 para aportar sus nombres y fama a causas que van desde la ayuda a los desamparados, el cambio climático y la defensa de los derechos de indígenas.

Kim Kardashian to Sting: 10 celebrities who used star power for good in 2019

Dec 31 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Celebrities were out in force in 2019 to lend their names and star spotlights to causes ranging from homelessness to climate change and indigenous rights.

J.K. Rowling backs sacked worker in transgender speech case

Dec 19 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - J.K. Rowling on Thursday backed a British woman who lost her job for tweeting that people cannot alter their biological sex after she lost a legal case against her employer.

Musician Sting lauded for work to defend the Amazon as death toll rises

Dec 11 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British musician Sting was awarded an international prize on Tuesday for his work to protect the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous inhabitants where a battle over land is becoming more deadly with a spate of killings in recent days.

Homeless Santa? Banksy reindeer mural goes viral amid rough sleeping crisis

Dec 10 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A mural by anonymous British street artist Banksy depicting a homeless man being pulled by two reindeer has gone viral on social media, as the number of homeless deaths in the country hit a new high last year.

Film star Helen Mirren decries 'disturbing' global rise in homelessness

Dec 08 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Oscar-winning British actor Helen Mirren has hit out against the "exponential rise in homelessness" as she prepared to sleep out in central London on Saturday as part of a global charity appeal to fight the scourge. | Video

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