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October 23, 2018 6:30 AM Street harassment 'relentless' for women and girls

Women and girls across the UK face "relentless" harassment on the street and not enough is being done to stop it, MPs say. The politicians making up the Women and Equalities Committee looked into the issue for nine months and found the amount of harassment meant it became "normalised" for girls growing up. The MPs are now calling for the government to take action 6

October 22, 2018 6:27 PM Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Juventus forward says 'lawyers confident'

Cristiano Ronaldo says his "lawyers are confident" and "the truth is always coming" as he answered questions at a Juventus news conference about a woman who has accused him of rape. Kathryn Mayorga, 34, has alleged that the former Real Madrid player raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Speaking 24 hours before facing former club Manchester United 4

October 22, 2018 10:44 AM Robert Sharkey jailed for spending dead woman's £6k on pizza

A man who spent £6,000 of his dead neighbour's savings on pizzas has been sentenced to two years. Robert Sharkey, 24, of Grays Hill, Bangor, was convicted of 11 charges after failing to report the woman had died, and then stealing from her. The charges included using one of Marie Conlon's debit cards to buy almost £6,000 worth of pepperoni pizzas 6

October 20, 2018 9:09 AM Wimbledon gas explosion: Two hurt as front of house blown off

Two people were hurt when the front of a house in south-west London was ripped off in a gas explosion. Both floors and half of the roof of the terraced house in Haynt Walk, Wimbledon, were damaged by the explosion on Friday evening, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. No one was in the house at the time but London Ambulance Service (LAS) took one woman to hospital 6

October 19, 2018 12:52 PM Sydney bishops seek to ban gay weddings and yoga on all church property

The Anglican Church in Sydney will vote on banning gay weddings, LGBT+ meetings and yoga on all church-owned properties. A proposed policy that is set to come before the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney next week would prevent same-sex marriages from taking place across any of the 900 properties owned by the church, Australia’s ABC reports 8

October 19, 2018 10:58 AM Australian man pleads guilty to raping British tourist during 'terrifying' ordeal

Police say the 22-year-old woman from Liverpool was held against her will and subjected to a "horrific and terrifying" experience. The woman, from Liverpool, was rescued by police in Queensland last year after they stopped a 4x4 she was driving. On Friday, Marcus Allyn Keith Martin appeared before the Cairns District Court via video link and pleaded 8

October 19, 2018 3:49 AM Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and... staying safe

Jo Brand is a woman with staying power - she's been on our radar for the best part of three decades and the media have cast her as everything from man-hater to national treasure during that time. We asked Brand about that moment, the #MeToo backlash, Strictly Come Dancing - and if it's OK to ogle men in wet shirts. "I was surprised [by the reaction] 15

October 18, 2018 2:16 PM How Diana was NOT alone living in the shadow of Camilla

PRINCESS Diana was not the only woman to be overshadowed by Prince Charles' lover Camilla Parker-Bowles - one of the Prince of Wales’ ex-girlfriends also experienced the same heartbreaking fate, an explosive documentary has revealed. Prince Charles dated over 20 girls in search for his future wife - a woman that was fit to become Queen. During his dating 7

October 17, 2018 4:12 PM Westfield police incident: Horror as 'person falls from top floor'

WESTFIELD Stratford City in east London has been partially closed following reports that at least one person fell from the top floor Horrified witnesses described seeing a man fall over the safety railings and drop at least two storeys to the ground floor. The Met Police said: “Police were called at approximately 4pm on Wednesday, 17 October to reports 5

October 16, 2018 7:47 PM Daniela Vega and more trans talent join cast for Netflix’s ‘Tales of the City’ series

Trans talent, including Daniela Vega and Jen Richards, have joined the cast for Netflix’s revival of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City—alongside RuPaul’s Drag Race season eight winner Bob the Drag Queen. The show is inspired by the books of US author Armistead Maupin, whose nine-volume Tales of the City was published between 1978 and 2014. In April 8