Stories from 25 July 2015
Videos of Trinidad Jailbreak Show Prisoners Made Confident Exit from Downtown Prison
As somebody quipped on Facebook, it looked like "more of a jail release than a jailbreak".
Conspiracy Theories Abound in Aftermath of Trinidad Jailbreak
In the absence of an official version of events from the country's protective services, netizens have been sharing their own theories about yesterday's jailbreak in Trinidad's capital city.
Why Do Seniors in Singapore Still Collect Cardboard Boxes?
The plight of elderly cardboard-collectors has become a popular topic in Singapore over the past two weeks, following a government minister's not-so-amusing gaff.
Why Britain Owes India for 200 Years of Brutal Colonialism
"Britain's rise for 200 years was financed by its depredations in India. In fact Britain's industrial revolution was actually premised upon the de-industrialisation of India."
The 20-Year-Old Activist Who Died Trying to Help Rebuild a City
Most of the 32 people killed in a bombing in Turkey were university students and activists. Hatice Ezgi Sadet, a 20-year-old from Istanbul, was among them.