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Nobel Prize board investigation reveals 'unwanted intimacy' took place

The Swedish Academy, which hands out the coveted Nobel Prize for Literature, said an investigation has found that "unacceptable behaviour in the form of unwanted intimacy" took place within its ranks.

Trump talked about jailing journalists and recalled Putin boast about prostitutes, Comey's notes reveal

US president Donald Trump told former FBI director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Mr Comey's notes.

School walkouts planned on anniversary of Columbine school shooting

Students in the US will remember victims of gun violence and push for firearms control in another wave of school walkouts.

Italian town refuses to register baby born to woman in same-sex relationship

A woman has claimed authorities in the Italian city of Turin have refused to register her newborn baby, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples.