Muslim teen athlete disqualified in Ohio race over hijab

Image copyright Facebook/Noor Alexandria Abukaram Image caption Noor wore a Nike hijab designed specifically for professional…

Maine student wins court battle over ‘rapist in school’ note

Image copyright CBS A US judge has blocked the suspension of a high school girl who…

Essex lorry deaths: Vietnamese families fear relatives among dead

Image copyright Family of Pham Tra My Image caption Pham Tri Tra My’s brother said £30,000…

Greta Thunberg: New beetle named after climate activist

Image copyright Michael Darby Image caption N. gretae doesn’t bear much resemblance to climate activist Greta…

Russian soldier shoots dead eight fellow servicemen

A Russian serviceman has shot dead eight fellow soldiers and injured at least two more on…

Women confront Harvey Weinstein at New York event

Image copyright Getty Images Several women were booed or asked to leave as they confronted Harvey…

Iraqi police fire tear gas to disperse fresh Baghdad protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iraqi security forces blocked protesters as they tried to reach government…

Maria Butina: Russian agent to be released from US prison

Image copyright Alexandria Sherrif’s Office via Reuters Image caption The Russian is being held in Tallahassee,…

Lovesick teen scales German prison wall to see ex-girlfriend

Image copyright jva vechta Image caption The young offenders’ prison in Vechta A lovesick German teenager…

Iran cuts off man’s fingers for theft

Image copyright AFP Amnesty International has condemned Iranian authorities for cutting off the fingers of a…