Three arrested over Valentine’s Day mass murder plotA group of "murderous misfits" planned to massacre as many people as possible in a Valentine's Day shooting spree that police foiled after an anonymous tipoff, Canada's justice…
Canadian web users demand Egypt free jailed journalistIn this edition: Canadian web users campaign for the release of a journalist jailed in Egypt; American fashion retailer Urban Outfitters under fire; and a downhill ski champ…
Calgary, Canada, has the 'best mayor in the world'Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi had a happy 43rd birthday on Monday when he woke up to discover that the City Mayors Foundation had voted him the most outstanding mayor in the world.
The explosion of #Jesuis campaignsIn this edition: the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag has inspired activists the world over; Canadian students tell their government they will not work for free; and downhill urban…
Canada: artist draws portraits of missing aboriginal womenIn this edition: a Canadian artist sketching portraits of the country`s missing aboriginal women; web users help fund a paraplegic man`s “new legs”; and a U.S. police officer…
Canadian special forces exchange fire with IS in IraqCanadian special forces soldiers opened fire on Islamic State group extremists in Iraq over the last week in what a general called an act of self-defence.
Web users mock UK counter-terrorism planIn this edition: the UK's anti-terrorism plan draws strong criticism; Canadian students speak out against sexism on campus; and a French daredevil rope swinging from a paraglider…
‘Canadian psycho’ found guilty of dismembering studentThe notorious "Canadian psycho," Luke Magnotta, faced life in jail Tuesday after a jury rejected his plea of insanity and found him guilty of killing and butchering a Chinese…
Oil spill in Bangladesh sparks online controversyIn this edition: reactions to the oil spill in Bangladesh; Justin Bieber's fans mourn the death of his dog; and one man’s cunning ploy to get Christmas kisses.
Mubarak verdict fuels protests and mockery in EgyptIn this edition: strong reactions to the court decision to acquit Hosni Mubarak; the online campaign seeking a new home for Darwin the monkey; and a high speed chase with toy cars.
Canadian to head organisation of Francophone countriesCanada's onetime governor-general Michaelle Jean, a former journalist born in Haiti, was chosen Sunday after intense debate as the new head of the international organisation of…
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Swiss reject new anti-immigration referendumOliver Farry provides an overview of today's international headlines.