The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) finishes the year on a miserable note, as the latest polls show it is lagging behind other major British broadcasters in terms of popularity and acceptability.
Protesters marching against the French government's planned pension reform clashed with police in the capital, Paris, as police fired tear gas to disperse some of the groups.
Pope on Christmas Eve:
Pope Francis has urged the world’s Catholics not to let the Church’s failings lead them away from “God’s love,” as the Catholic Church is plagued by sexual abuse and financial irregularities across the world.
Pope Francis has announced sweeping changes to the way the Roman Catholic Church deals with cases of sexual abuse of minors, abolishing the rule of “pontifical secrecy” that previously covered them.
The UK’s newly elected conservative government is planning to pass a law making it illegal for any public bodies to engage with the pro-Palestine Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement.
French Pensions Commissioner Jean-Paul Delevoye resigned on Monday following huge waves of protests against the pension system amendments that have been carried out across France.
The new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, is allegedly preparing to pass a bill which will outlaw advocacy for the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) against Israel, which will make it illegal for public bodies to engage with any group which participates in boycotts of the Israeli regime.
At least 187 Islamophobia-related crimes occurred in Germany, according to a report by the government.
French police clashed on Saturday with anti-government protesters seeking to inject fresh momentum into demonstrations calling for social justice and the ousting of President Emmanuel Macron.