Sexting: do men and women do it differently?

When you think of sexting, you usually think of men sending unsolicited pictures. But what about the relationships that thrive on it – and the women who love it? Elle Hunt  - The Guardian Jeff Temple:...

Friends reunited: the one where they try to get along again

It’s been 15 years since the gang were all together and there’s a lot for the stars to discuss. So how’s it going? Hadley Freeman  -The  Guardian Illustration: Nick Oliver/The Guardian SCENE: Central Perk coffee shop, and...

Nan Goldin review – Gut-wrenching, brilliant and beautiful. I cannot turn away

Art and design Marian Goodman Gallery, London The artist’s first UK show in 20 years is a knotty elegy to youth and the people we leave behind Adrian Searle  - The  Guardian Who knows where the...

Culture war moves to the top of Armenia’s political agenda

A series of controversies about sexuality have dominated the country’s political conversation in recent weeks. Ani Mejlumyan- Eurasianet Controversies around sexuality have taken over Armenia’s political agenda, with several ongoing culture war battles dominating...

Illiteracy makes dementia three times more likely — study

Practicality aside, reading and writing can offer lifelong benefits to brain health. A new study links illiteracy to a higher risk of dementia. People who cannot read or write are nearly three times more likely...

Germany to criminalize upskirting and rubbernecking

Upskirting, the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent, is to become a criminal offense. New legislation approved by Cabinet also punishes photographing the victims of accidents. The German Cabinet approved...

‘Imperial Masterpiece’: Rare Chinese Teapot Sells at Auction for $1.3 Million

A rare Chinese teapot was sold for about $1.3 million during a Monday auction in the city of Dorset in southwest England. The pale green pot, which measures only 5 inches high, was sold by...

Eight sentences over 1,000 pages: Lucy Ellmann ‘masterpiece’ wins Goldsmiths prize

Ducks, Newburyport wins £10,000 prize for fiction that ‘breaks the mould’ of the novel, a month after missing out on the Booker Alison Flood -  The  Guardian ‘Remakes the novel’ … Lucy Ellmann, winner of the...

The female problem: how male bias in medical trials ruined women’s health

Centuries of female exclusion has meant women’s diseases are often missed, misdiagnosed or remain a total mystery Gabrielle Jackson -  The  Guardian ‘For much of history, women have been excluded from medical and science knowledge production,’...

Swedish Municipality’s Migrant-Free Ad Sparks Accusations of Nazism – Video

A tiny municipality in southern Sweden has stirred up a hornet's nest with a new commercial proclaiming that it's a safe neighbourhood, where ordinary Swedes can live and prosper. Staffanstorp Municipality in Skåne County has...

Climate Action Supporter Arnold Schwarzenegger Reportedly Drives ‘Tank’ to Run Errands

The 72-year-old actor and former California governor has harshly criticised US President Donald Trump for the latter's decision to roll back some Obama-era environmental policies, in particular California’s regulation on automobile emissions, calling Trump’s...

Sikhs Third Most Targeted In US After Jews, Muslims: FBI Report On Hate Crime

A total of 7,120 hate crimes were reported to the FBI by law enforcement agencies around the country last year, slightly down from 7,175 in 2017, the FBI said, adding that this involved 8,496...

Germany’s Protestant Church reports 770 sexual abuse cases

GERMAN PRESS AGENCY - DPA Reuters Photo The Protestant Church in Germany (EKD) has identified around 770 victims of sexual abuse in the year since it launched a process to review the crimes. Many of the victims...

“Want To Hug Her”: Hillary Clinton Slams British Coverage Of Meghan

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton described Meghan, duchess of Sussex, as an "amazing young woman" with an "incredible life story". Jennifer Hassan, The Washington Post In recent years, those closest to Meghan have also...

British court opens hearing in Princess Haya custody case against Dubai ruler

REUTERS Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the wife of Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, arrives at Royal Courts of Justice in London, Britain July 31, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the estranged...

Jane Seymour: ‘Not every designer will dress someone my age’

The actor on sharing clothes with Donatella Versace and whether re-wearing outfits is acceptable As told to Leah Harper-  The  Guardian Jane Seymour wearing a Nolan Miller dress she acquired in her role in the TV...

If a woman is raped, is there any point in her reporting it?

Suzanne Moore  -  The Guardian It sticks in my craw to say this, but it has never been easier to get away with rape. The Crown Prosecution Service is in crisis. What should women do? ‘It...

What is ‘nunchi’, the Korean secret to happiness?

In a new book, Euny Hong investigates the social ‘art of understanding’ that Koreans cultivate from childhood Adrienne Matei -  The Guardian Koreans don’t say someone has ‘good’ nunchi, but ‘quick’ nunchi – the ability to...

Gay love story premieres in a Georgia under siege

The Oscar-nominated “And Then We Danced” faced violent opposition from far right groups, and police were forced to guard theaters throughout the weekend. Giorgi Lomsadze-  Eurasianet No movie screening in Georgia’s film history –...

Poverty after retirement: How a German pensioner makes ends meet

Germany's government wants to finalize its plans to increase pensions for low income earners by Sunday. DW spoke to one retiree about living below the poverty line and how such a plan could improve...