The women handed themselves to police in an attempt to bring attention to Northern Ireland's abortion ban, which disproportionately affects people of lower income who can't afford to go abroad.
Despite multiple major studies finding the opposite, Peter Dutton claimed refugees were uneducated and languish on unemployment queues, in comments condemned as offensive, xenophobic nonsense.
In an expected but historic moment for Latin America, Brazil's president has been removed from office and will face an impeachment trial, in what her supporters describe as a coup.
When asked how a US Muslim entry ban would affect London's new mayor, Sadiq Khan, Trump said there would always be exceptions. You're going to have to do a hell of a lot better than that, said Khan.
The pope is getting lots of credit for calling on the Catholic church to be more modern about family life, but he still says divorce is evil, safe sex messages are narcisstic, and gay marriage is ungodly.
It's not just the prime minister — the leak has also linked the country's finance and interior ministers and several other officials to offshore shell companies.
The row over what language should be used to describe how modern-day Australia was formed has revealed emotions still run high regarding the country's colonial history.
Drones nearly hit aircraft in UK airspace 23 times in just six months last year. Pilots say research is urgently needed to see what could happen if they collide, because it could be catastrophic.
Hundreds of riot police moved into the Jungle yesterday, using tear gas and water cannons on migrants and dismantling shelters with chainsaws and mallets. NGOs say it's a humanitarian crisis.
The rock band, who were performing at the Bataclan concert hall when gunmen stormed the concert and killed 90 people, will play in the French capital tonight in their first show since the attack.
Two main factors driving the pay gap are more men than women entering higher-paid professions and vice versa, and more women than men working part-time and flexible hours which are often low paid.
The UK's National Crime Agency said early analysis of official date indicated that the online dating phenomenon had produced “a new type of sexual offender."
The UK and Sweden have wholeheartedly rejected a ruling by the United Nations that the Wikileaks founder is a victim of arbitrary detention.
The UN Panel on Arbitrary Detention has been considering a complaint by the Wikileaks founder, who lives in London's Ecuadorian embassy, that he had been unlawfully detained.
Many passengers are waiting for more than ten hours in the snow as poor weather causes chaos during what is described as the greatest annual human migration on earth.
A court ruled that the detention of journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner, who was carrying Snowden files, breached his right to freedom of expression, and that the UK definition of terror was too broad.
Nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in Iraq over 21 months and an estimated 3,500 are being held as slaves, says the UN in a new report documenting the enduring "horror" of life there.
British politicians have been exchanging passionate views this afternoon on whether Trump should be banned from entering the country, but they agreed on one thing — the man's an idiot.
A ruling by the European Court of Human Rights says a Romanian company was within its rights to monitor an employee's use of Yahoo Messenger and fire him for sending personal messages.
Nearly 40,000 doctors say they have no choice but to take industrial action over proposed changes to their contracts which they say will fundamentally endanger patient safety.