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Period Poverty: Scotland First In World To Make Period Products Free

Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free for all. MSPs unanimously approved the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday. There is now a legal duty on local...

US Election 2020: ‘America Is Back’, Says Biden As He Unveils Team

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled officials for six important posts, as he prepares to take office. "America is back", he said, and "ready to lead the world, not retreat from it." If confirmed, Avril Haines...

David Dinkins: New York City’s First Black Mayor Dies

The first and only black mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, has died at the age of 93. Officers were called to his home on Monday evening, New York police were quoted by the...

Trump Accepts Transition To Biden Must Begin

Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the handover must "do what needs to be done", even as...

US Election 2020: Trump Ally Urges Him To Accept Defeat

... Biden To Announce First Cabinet Appointments  A prominent ally of Donald Trump has urged him to drop his efforts to overturn his loss to Joe Biden in the US presidential election. Former New Jersey Governor...

Coronavirus: Top Kidney Specialist In Kenya Dies

Kenya has lost a top kidney specialist to coronavirus as the number of doctors succumbing to the virus increases. Dr. Anthony Omollo who passed on Saturday, was also head of renal unit at the Kenyatta...

Man Jailed For 25 Years For Killing Wife

A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing his wife and burning her body in a case that has shocked France. Alexia Daval's partially burnt body was found in woodland near...

California’s Covid Curfew To Begin, As US Cases Hit 12-million Mark

California has begun a night-time curfew on Saturday, in an attempt to curb a surge in coronavirus cases. The western state's latest figures are now worse than the previous peak in August, the Los Angeles...

US Election: Trump Camp’s Lawsuit Struck Out In Pennsylvania

A judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit from the Trump campaign that sought to invalidate millions of mail-in votes in the battleground state. Judge Matthew Brann said the suit, which rested on allegations of irregularities,...

Vatican Vows To Get To The Bottom Of Racy Papal Instagram ‘Like’

The Vatican has launched an investigation into how Pope Francis’s Instagram account “liked” a raunchy photograph of a Brazilian bikini model with her bottom on display, an official said Friday. Natalia Garibotto, 27, posed in...

Donald Trump Jr Tests Positive For Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump's oldest son has tested positive for coronavirus, according to his spokesman. Donald Trump Jr, 42, was diagnosed at the start of this week and has been quarantining at his hunting cabin...

Trump Options Narrow As Michigan Backs Biden Win

Donald Trump has had a fresh setback in his bid to overturn his loss in the US election as Michigan lawmakers indicated they would not seek to undo Joe Biden's projected win in the...

Georgia Recount Confirms Biden Victory, Finds No Widespread Fraud After Statewide Audit

Georgia has finished its statewide audit of the razor-thin presidential race, confirming that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump, according to a news release from the Secretary of State's office. Biden beat Trump by...

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