'A puzzling argument on the value of economics'
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Monday 25 November 2013
Both were arrested last week, accused of keeping three women as domestic slaves
Sunday 24 November 2013
A new law that will punish prostitutes’ clients goes before parliament this week, and is dividing feminists
Friday 22 November 2013
Home Secretary told awards ceremony of 'men, women and children in our country ... living lives of servitude and misery'
Thursday 21 November 2013
A man who decided to offer ‘free hugs’ in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh has been arrested by the state’s religious police.
Sunday 17 November 2013
Amy Tan has made her name, with novels such as The Joy Luck Club (1987) and The Bonesetter’s Daughter (2000), writing about difficult mother-daughter relationships, the wobbly connections between America and modern China, and family secrets. In her seventh novel, set mostly in Shanghai as it evolves through the 20th century, she has surpassed herself.
Sunday 17 November 2013
The eldest daughter of a mid-19th-century Jewish courtesan – and whose father might have been one of a number of men – Sarah Bernhardt might not have been thought to have the most promising start in life, but this Parisian-born “unwanted and unloved child” went on to become the most famous actress in history.
Thursday 14 November 2013
Police documents released by an Ontario judge show Mr Ford's staff had concerns over his drinking and saw him consuming pain killers
Monday 11 November 2013
10,000 people were allegedly forced to attend one of the group executions
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally admitted he “probably” smoked crack cocaine at a press conference on Tuesday, excusing his behaviour by saying “I was in a drunken stupor at the time.”
Tuesday 05 November 2013
'Larger-than-life' Malaysian company boss known as Fat Leonard is alleged to have worked with the commander of the Navy to move vessels around 'like chess pieces'
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Two women and three men arrested following late-night raids
Monday 14 October 2013
A Brazilian-born photographer and gamer has put together a series of realist pictures from Grand Theft Auto V - taken using his character’s in-game camera phone.
Annie Lennox calls for music video ratings system to protect children from 'dark' and 'pornographic' material
Tuesday 08 October 2013
'You don’t want to see your seven-year-old girls twerking all over the place,' says the Eurythmics star
Sunday 06 October 2013
Campaigners say that Oslo government 'pimp' may reap revenue but women will not benefit
Home Office issues photos of brothers Istvan and Peter Toth, missing while facing trafficking charge
Monday 23 September 2013
Two brothers set to stand trial next month for alleged sex trafficking offences have gone missing.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 3 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 4 Greece crisis: Crowdfunding campaign crashes Indiegogo, raises half a million in just three days
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage