US publisher delays Naomi Wolf's book over accuracy concerns

US publisher delays Naomi Wolf's book over accuracy concerns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dr Wolf says she had admited her “misinterpretations” and was correcting them The release of a new book by prominent feminist author Naomi Wolf has been delayed by her US publisher over accuracy concerns. Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love details the persecution of homosexuality in Victorian […]

US diplomats work around White House gay pride flag ban

US diplomats work around White House gay pride flag ban

Image copyright US Embassy Jerusalem Image caption The US Embassy in Jerusalem tweeted this photo of its Branch Office in Tel Aviv on Thursday US diplomats have been finding creative ways to show support for LGBTQ+ Pride month after the White House banned them from flying the rainbow flag. Before this year embassies had routinely […]

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez murder: Baby cut from womb dies

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez murder: Baby cut from womb dies

Image copyright CBS Image caption Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died two months after the attack that killed his mother A baby cut from his mother’s womb during a brutal attack in Chicago has died after two months on life support, a family spokeswoman has said. Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, the infant son of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, had […]

Sarah Sanders: 'This has been the honour of my life'

Sarah Sanders: 'This has been the honour of my life'

The White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is the latest high profile figure to leave the Trump administration, returning to her home state of Arkansas at the end of June. Mrs Sanders has been in the role since July 2017 after replacing her predecessor Sean Spicer. Sanders’ tenure as White House spokeswoman was not without […]

Central Park Five prosecutor quits college post

Central Park Five prosecutor quits college post

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Lederer’s prosecution of five black and Hispanic teenagers for a rape they did not commit was overturned in 2002 The prosecutor of five teenagers convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in 1989 – depicted in Netflix’s When They See Us – has left her job […]

Toronto Raptors: Basketball fever sweeps Canada after team's historic win

Toronto Raptors: Basketball fever sweeps Canada after team's historic win

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCelebrations erupted on the streets of Toronto after the historic win It was a win in the sixth game of the finals for the team known as the “6ix”. The Toronto Raptors won the National Basketball Association (NBA) series in a historic ending to this year’s finals. […]

Drake, Beyonce & the Claw: How Toronto won

Drake, Beyonce & the Claw: How Toronto won

Highlights: Raptors secure first NBA Championship The Toronto Raptors have clinched their first NBA Championship – yet there there’s been plenty more to this series than the action on the court, and it has involved some of the biggest names in the world. Rapper Drake and singer Beyonce have both had parts to play in […]

Leonard Cohen love letters fetch $876,000 at auction

Leonard Cohen love letters fetch $876,000 at auction

Image caption Cohen, pictured in 2008, died in 2016 at the age of 82 A collection of love letters written by singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to his lover and muse Marianne Ihlen have sold at auction for $876,000 (£692,190). Many items from the archive sold for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, according to Christie’s. […]

Cuba Gooding Jr charged over nightclub 'grope'

Cuba Gooding Jr charged over nightclub 'grope'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gooding Jr flew from Los Angeles to New York to turn himself in Actor Cuba Gooding Jr has been charged with forcible touching after allegedly groping a woman in a Manhattan bar. The 51-year-old star of Boyz N The Hood and Jerry Maguire turned himself in to New York police […]