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Pro-choice group claims arson attack on Wisconsin anti-abortion office

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Federal agents and detectives from the Madison police department are investigating a claim by a pro-choice group that it was behind a weekend arson attack on an anti-abortion office in Wisconsin. The headquarters of W...

Arson, death threats and ‘eco-crazy councils’: low-traffic neighbourhoods are dividing England

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A few weeks ago, the Daily Mail ran a lengthy feature exploring how “eco-crazy councils turned our streets into Gridlock Britain”. It begins with a heartrending and in no way manipulative story about how the traffic j...

Suspected arson attack strikes at heart of New York’s queer-friendly club scene

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It was supposed to be a safe space for LGBTQ+ people. Then someone set the nightclub on fire while they were still inside. Rash, a five-month-old queer bar and nightclub in New York’s Bushwick, was leveled by a blaze ...

The Star Inn at Harome: police treating restaurant fire as arson

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A fire that reduced a Michelin-starred restaurant in North Yorkshire to “ashes” is being treated as arson. Investigators believe the blaze at the thatched, 14th-century the Star Inn at Harome on the edge of the North ...

Chris Packham vows to continue activism after arson attack on home

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The BBC’s Springwatch presenter Chris Packham has said he will “carry on” his activism after an arson attack on his home. Packham said arsonists set fire to a car and burned down the gate to his property, in full view...

‘They won’t win’: Oldham council leader speaks out on arson attack

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The leader of Oldham council has spoken out about the firebomb attack on her car, and her determination that whoever was behind it would not stop her doing her job. Arooj Shah, who became the town’s first female Musli...

Police investigate arson attack on Didsbury mosque as a hate crime

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Police are investigating an arson attack on a mosque in Greater Manchester as a hate crime. Officers were called to a report of a fire at Didsbury mosque, which is on the junction of Barlow Moor Road and Burton Road, ...

Oldham council leader’s car set alight in ‘appalling’ arson attack

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The new leader of Oldham council has had her car firebombed in an “appalling” arson attack. Arooj Shah, the town’s first female Muslim leader, has previously spoken out about the many battles she has faced with misogy...

Celtic chief executive thanks fans for support after arson attack

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The chief executive of Celtic football club has thanked fans for their outpouring of support and good wishes after he and his family were forced to flee their home in Thorntonhall, south Lanarkshire, following an arso...