Rape and incest aided population growth

Image copyright Joshua Lott/Getty Images Image caption Steve King is known for his incendiary comments Democrats are calling for a Republican congressman to resign after he defended abortion bans by saying that humankind might not…

Plastic particles falling out of sky with snow

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocals are 'sad' about the changes in the Arctic they've seen Even in the Arctic, microscopic particles of plastic are falling out of the sky with snow,…

Johnson: Brexit opponents collaborating with EU

Image copyright Reuters Boris Johnson has accused MPs "who think they can block Brexit" of a "terrible collaboration" with the EU. The prime minister said the EU had become less willing to compromise on a…

Ohio teen arrested for threats of mass violence

Image copyright Mahoning County Jail Image caption Justin Olsen, 18, is charged with threatening a federal law enforcement officer An Ohio teenager has been arrested for threatening mass violence online, targeting federal agents and Planned…

Epstein accuser sues his estate and staff

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Epstein was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges when he was found dead in his cell A woman who accuses Jeffrey Epstein of raping her when she was a teenager has…

Trudeau broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau violated federal conflict of interest rules in the handling of a corruption inquiry, the federal ethics csar has found. The…

Striking tanker drivers defy threat of arrest

Image copyright EPA Image caption Hundreds of petrol stations are said to be empty across the country because of the tanker strike Three days into a strike, Portuguese fuel tanker drivers have rejected a new…