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Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:44pm
The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.

'Nasser sexually abused me hundreds of times'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:33pm
A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.

Bannon ordered to testify to grand jury

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:19pm
Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, US media report.

'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:19pm
Special police raid flats linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies across Germany.

Larry Nassar case: Victims confront 'repulsive' predator

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:10pm
Dozens are testifying against the ex-Team USA gymnastics doctor accused of molesting about 100 girls.

H&M model's family 'forced to move house'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:13am
The mother of a child model caught up in an H&M racism row says her family has had to move house.

China exam tests students on teacher names

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:45am
Students who could not identify and name their teachers had 41 points deducted from their score.

Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects after rehabilitation

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:32am
The authorities say the group has been de-radicalised and can re-enter society.

Pope feels 'pain and shame' over Chile sex abuse scandal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:23am
Pope Francis asked the victims of sexual abuse by priests for forgiveness as he spoke in Chile.

Kim Wall death: Prosecutors formally charge Danish inventor

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:17am
They want Peter Madsen jailed for life on charges of killing and dismembering the Swedish journalist.

Moscow's 2017 December was its 'darkest' on record

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:20am
Russia's capital had no sunshine last month, and now Siberia is in a deep freeze.

Chile protesters challenge Pope on Church sex abuse

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:12am
Victims of sexual abuse say they are not ready to forgive and forget and want the Pope to take action.

The tragedy that inspired The Cranberries' biggest hit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:04am
How an IRA bombing led to The Cranberries' biggest hit and got them banned by the BBC.

Dolores O'Riordan: Police say death is not suspicious

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:00am
The lead singer of The Cranberries died suddenly on Monday, aged 46.

China rights lawyer Yu Wensheng loses licence

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:50am
Yu Wensheng has long been a frequent and vocal critic of the government.

Migrant crisis: France's Macron visits Calais amid tensions

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:22am
France's president is visiting Calais as he tries to tackle tensions over hundreds of migrants there.

Hubble scores unique close-up view of distant galaxy

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:58am
The Hubble telescope has scored an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe's oldest galaxies.

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:39am
Several shots were fired at Oliver Ivanovic outside his office in the northern city of Mitrovica.

Jordan urged to end animal mistreatment at Petra site

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:35am
Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says.

Dolores O'Riordan and Asia's enduring love for The Cranberries

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:46am
Dolores O'Riordan, who has died age 46, had a particular place in the hearts of Asian music fans.


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