Sri Lanka's Supreme Court said Naomi Coleman's treatment was "scandalous and horrifying".
Scotland is set to be the first country in the world to establish a minimum price per unit of alcohol.
England's women will receive a match fee for the first time during the autumn internationals after the RFU and the Rugby Players' Association finalise a deal.
The star now has the best-selling record of 2017 in the US, overtaking Ed Sheeran.
Shifting views on marriage, paired with increased access to education and employment for many women, has helped society shake loose from some antiquated ideas on how "traditional" families should be structured. (Hot tip: there's no "right" way to be a family.)
England are one of six teams competing in the Women's World Cup, which starts on Thursday in Sydney.
In an era of censorship, the Windmill Theatre was one of the only places where UK audiences could watch naked women on stage.
Interim Scottish Labour leader Alex Rowley steps aside from the role amid claims about his conduct.
People's pay continues to lag inflation in the UK, while unemployment remains at a 42-year low.
As the countdown of the World's 50 Best Bars 2017 climaxed, the 700-strong throng of bar industry luminaries assembled in London for the award's ceremony let out a collective gasp.
The government of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region has taken another step back from its failed bid for independence, accepting a national court ruling that its disputed referendum was unconstitutional.
Dona Wells vividly remembers when abortions were illegal. When women had little choice after their contraceptive failed.
Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China last week were flying back to Los Angeles on Tuesday, the commissioner of the Pacific-12 athletic conference said, hours after US President Donald Trump said he asked his Chinese counterpart to help in the case.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for another round of heated testimony regarding what he knew about the Trump campaign's interactions with Russians.
Australians may have overwhelmingly voted "yes" in the same-sex marriage survey, but the battle over marriage equality isn't over yet.
In Zimbabwe, the economy and society are at the breaking point. Many blame their president, Robert Mugabe, for their failures. CNN's David McKenzie tells us what Zimbabwe is facing.
Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader, his 52-year-old wife and his veteran VP -- who was cast aside after years of loyal service -- are some of the key figures in an unfolding political crisis gripping what used to be one of Africa's richest countries.
He's ruled Zimbabwe with an iron first for almost four decades straight, but it took just 10 days for Robert Mugabe to see his invincibility crumble.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party accused the head of the country's armed forces of "treasonable conduct" on Tuesday.
When he wants a break from the family business, Sam von Trapp grabs his mountain bike and rides into the woods near the lodge that bears his last name.
The earliest evidence of winemaking has been traced back 8,000 years to Georgia by an international team of scientists.
Three weeks ago, as I was planning a trip to the United States, Vladimir Putin placed me on Interpol's most wanted list. That meant I risked arrest at any international border and that as a UK citizen it also meant my US visa was automatically revoked.