Dylan Farrow: Outrage after ‘years of being ignored’

Dylan Farrow: Outrage after ‘years of being ignored’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow’s claim he assaulted her in 1992 Dylan Farrow says she feels “outrage” after “years of being ignored, disbelieved and tossed aside”. Woody Allen’s adopted daughter has appeared on CBS This Morning to talk about her sexual assault claim against the director. In […]

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Media caption‘He has incredible genes’ US presidents regularly undergo physical examinations. It is not remarkable. However, the results of Donald Trump’s recent medical check-up have sparked an online conspiracy theory – the girther movement. According to the official medical report, released by the White House on 16 January, President Trump stands at 75 inches (6ft […]

Merera Gudina, Ethiopia opposition leader, freed

Merera Gudina, Ethiopia opposition leader, freed

Image copyright AFP Image caption Merera Gudina’s arrest came after he criticised Ethiopia’s state of emergency Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention. The leader of the Oromo Federalist Conference was released on Wednesday morning and allowed to go back home. He has been in prison […]

Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

Image copyright Alhassan Sillah Image caption A traditional healer gave women medicines to make them look pregnant Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant. N’na Fanta Camara gave women who had been unable to conceive a mixture of leaves, herbs and other medicines […]

Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security’

Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security’

Media captionTerry Mango: “Does the shirt, to me, speak racism? No it doesn’t” The mother of the five-year-old H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden “for security reasons.” Last week, photos of Liam Mango modelling a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie went […]

UN alarmed as US cuts aid to Palestinian refugee agency

UN alarmed as US cuts aid to Palestinian refugee agency

Image copyright AFP Image caption Palestinians symbolically locked the gates of an Unrwa office in Hebron in protest The UN has expressed serious concern at the US decision to withhold more than half of a tranche of funding for the agency supporting Palestinian refugees. Washington will hand over $60m (£43m) of a planned payment to […]

Palestinian slap video teen held until trial

Palestinian slap video teen held until trial

Media captionAhed Tamimi was arrested after this video went viral To some she’s a modern-day Joan of Arc. Others call her “Shirley Temper”, a play on Hollywood child actor Shirley Temple, claiming she is a star of staged Palestinian propaganda. At 16, Ahed Tamimi is now a famous Palestinian prisoner, arrested by Israel in December […]