Global Music Star Assaults Band Member

Pakistani folk singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, an ambassador for an anti-violence charity, has been filmed attacking a band member during a US tour. The shocking footage shows Khan slapping and assaulting the man, dragging him by his hair and hitting him with a slipper. The incident has caused controversy and embarrassment for the charity…

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How to save a Low Traffic Neighbourhood: Overcoming hecklers, “dodgy” data, and political intrigue as councillors prevent early scrapping of active streets trial

An attempt to put a premature halt to a controversial low traffic neighbourhood trial in Exeter has been rejected by councillors, after active travel campaigners branded a report submitted to the local authority, which advised that the scheme could be abandoned early if its targets weren’t met within weeks, “flawed” and “biased”. At a meeting…

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