Iowa approves ‘most restrictive abortion bill in US’

The US state of Iowa has approved an abortion law banning most abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected. Republican lawmakers passed the bill in back-to-back votes, sending it to the governor's desk to sign...

Toys R Us founder Charles Lazarus dies at 94 as his company folds

The man who founded Toys R Us - the children's toy retailer - has died aged 94, one week after his company announced it was closing its doors. Charles Lazarus began selling toys in 1957...

Taj Mahal colour change worries India Supreme Court

India's Supreme Court has instructed the government to seek foreign help to fix what it described as a worrying change in colour at the Taj Mahal. "Even if you have the expertise, you are not...

Is there a God? Einstein’s famous letter up for auction

By Chris Ciaccia-Fox News Long synonymous with intelligence, German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein developed the theory of relativity, considered to be one of the staples of modern science. But the ever-loquacious Einstein, who penned several...

Gilberto Benetton, fashion brand co-founder, dies aged 77

Founding figure at Italian company best known for its daring ad campaigns dies at home in Treviso Agence France-Presse Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of the eponymous clothing brand, has died at the age of 77 after an...

How Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Doing Married Life in London

by Elise Taylor This time last year, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hadn’t even made their first official debut as a couple. The only photos available of the two together were grainy, out-of-focus paparazzi shots....

7 Women on What Their Lives Are Like After Coming Forward About Sexual Harassment...

  One year after #MeToo went viral in October of 2017, the women who spoke out against harassment and abuse are still fighting. Some abusers have lost their jobs, and some even face prison time....

Men have been lied to about Valentine’s Day

By Christopher Scanlon Men, when it comes to Valentine’s Day we’ve been lied to. Long-stemmed roses, hand-crafted choccies and sexy lingerie is a great way to show your love and commitment to the retail sector,...

Treat Yourself to a Miffed Reese Witherspoon Throwing Ice Cream at Meryl Streep

By Megan McCluskey Big Little Lies is truly the show that keeps on giving. Not only is Meryl Streep joining the cast of the hit HBO drama, but there’s apparently a scene where Reese Witherspoon...

Henry is Here to Please: New Details of Male Sex Robot Revealed

The latest model of male sex robot from the company RealBotix will hit the market very soon. This time, manufacturers will further aim to please women – and not just sexually. The robot, named Henry,...

Author Khaled Hosseini: from refugee to The Kite Runner to refugee advocate

By Kirsten Tranter Few people will not know the heartbreaking image of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi that provided the inspiration for Khaled Hosseini's new book, Sea Prayer. The little boy dressed in shorts and...

Starvation diets, obsessive training and no plus-size models: Victoria’s Secret sells a dangerous fantasy

The brand’s annual show is a worldwide TV event, but former Angels are starting to reveal the uncomfortable truth about the lingerie giant Jenny Stevens- The Guardian A woman stands on stage and cries. In the...

French Kiss Off: Paris Sex Doll Brothel in Peril Over Fears It Promotes Rape

This week, members of the Council of Paris, the deliberative body responsible for governing the city, will decide whether to shut down a Paris brothel featuring sex dolls after feminists blasted the operation as...

Fact check: how safe is flying?

The Week The Week looks at the statistics on modern air travel safety Experts say we have little reason to fear taking to the skies at heights of some 35,000ft, but is air travel really a...

Texas fishermen pull 8-foot alligator gar from river: ‘She’s a beast’

By Jennifer Earl -FoxNews.com Bubba Bedre has been chasing alligator gars since he was just a kid. The 43-year-old Texas fishing guide, along with his clients, has a total of 16 International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records —...

This Christmas-Themed Hair Color Is Holiday Hair Perfection

Red, green, and gold galore. By Kaleigh Fasanella- Allure.com With Christmas right around the corner now (you've got less than 10 days, folks) we're seeing more and more beauty lovers on social media getting in the...

Why men aren’t speaking out about sexual harassment

By Robin Bailey The #MeToo movement has been a powerful force in helping to raise awareness of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. It has provided a platform for those affected to speak openly about...

Rédoine Faïd case: Why does France love its gangsters?

By Hugh Schofield- BBC News, Paris When Rédoine Faïd made his spectacular prison breakout in July, the actress Béatrice Dalle was delighted. "God protect you Rédoine," she wrote on his Instagram account. "The whole of France...

‘Mamma Mia!’-themed dining show coming to UK next spring, report says

By Zoe Szathmary -FoxNews.com Calling all dancing queens: you'll be able to dance and jive at a live-action “Mamma Mia!”-themed show reportedly coming to London next spring. A website for the event, dubbed “Mamma Mia! The Party,”...

How to Support a Friend Who’s Just Been Diagnosed With a Chronic Illness

By Carolyn L. Todd- Self wundervisuals/Getty Images Being diagnosed with a chronic illness—a long-term condition that in most cases has no cure—can upend a person’s entire world. Someone who just found out they have a chronic...