Dortmund fans open homes to stranded away supporters

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter/@vespafoto Football’s ability to unite – even in testing times – was brought to the fore by German fans. Explosions that damaged Borussia Dortmund’s team bus in Germany on Tuesday ahead of a Champions League quarter-final against AS Monaco delayed the game by a day, and leaving some away fans stranded. In response, [...]

Saudi woman seeking asylum ‘forcibly’ returned home

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter/@Moudhi90 Image caption A Saudi woman has reportedly been repatriated to the kingdom after trying to seek asylum Social media users are rallying behind a Saudi woman who claims she was forcibly returned to the kingdom by her family as she tried to seek asylum in Australia. Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, was reportedly [...]

I was blinded by my contact lens

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright New Citizenship Project When Irenie Ekkeshis’s eye started to itch she assumed it would soon settle down. It didn’t. Before long, she found herself in excruciating pain and lost her sight in that eye. And the cause may have been nothing more than handling her contact lenses with wet fingers. One Saturday morning [...]