Bangladesh PM claims ‘forced disappearances take place in UK and US’

Bangladesh’s prime minister has claimed that forced disappearances allegedly perpetrated by security forces in the country also occur in Britain and the US, saying “275,000 British citizens disappeared” in the UK each year.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/25/bangladesh-pm-sheikh-hasina-claims-forced-disappearances-take-place-in-uk-and-us

‘Real jeopardy’: independent panel lays into Murray-Darling basin management

An independent panel has delivered a scathing assessment of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s leadership in managing the plan for Australia’s inland river system, warning the plan is being placed in “real jeopardy”.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/25/real-jeopardy-independent-panel-lays-into-murray-darling-basin-management

Ask Amy: Partners tussle over drunken mother

Dear Amy: My partner and I have been together for almost three years. Over the course of this time, I’ve come to know his family (and he, mine). While I understand that no one is perfect, it seems to me that my partner’s mother has had it in for me since we met.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/ask-amy-partners-tussle-over-drunken-mother/2017/11/21/18911ac6-c59e-11e7-84bc-5e285c7f4512_story.html