Women judges quashed rape verdict as alleged victim was ‘too masculine’

Hundreds of demonstrators protested outside an Italian court this week after it emerged that two men were acquitted of rape partly because the judges...

Policewoman killed by colleague ‘playing’ with gun

A police officer in Paris died after her colleague shot her in the head, in what police union leader Christophe Crepin called "a tragedy...

Some Russians fight back as Putin cracks down on freedoms

Russian President Vladimir Putin is no slouch when it comes to geopolitics: This week, he signed a decree suspending implementation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear...

Yellow Vest protesters fan flames of anti-Semitism in France

Recent weeks have seen black swastikas scrawled across portraits of Auschwitz survivor, Simone Veil; 96 tombs at a Jewish cemetery defaced in eastern France;...

Care home owners arrested after police uncover ‘house of horrors’

Spanish police have arrested two care home owners who allegedly defrauded and abused elderly people in their care. Officers rescued two elderly people who had...

Denmark prosecutes 14 people who shared murder video

Danish police have launched prosecutions against 14 people who allegedly shared a video showing the murder of a young woman in Morocco. Police inspector Michael...

Putin says Russia stopped nearly 600 spies last year

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the country's security services stopped nearly 600 foreign agents and intelligence personnel last year, declaring that adversaries...

Denmark has a ‘pervasive rape culture,’ says Amnesty International

Denmark has a "pervasive rape culture" caused by its failure to address victims' grievances, antiquated laws and its reluctance to prosecute rapists, Amnesty International...

Only six countries have equal rights for men and women, World Bank finds

The world is moving towards legal gender equality -- but it's moving very, very slowly. Only six countries currently give women and men equal rights,...

Treason convictions in Russia raise questions about 2016 hack on Democrats

Convictions handed down this week in a high-profile treason case in Russia have reopened questions about the Russian hacking of the 2016 US presidential...

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