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Journalist Kath Sansom was ‘wreck’ after vaginal mesh implant

I set up the support page Sling the Mesh on Facebook two years ago, in June 2015, just 10 weeks after I had a mesh implant to treat incontinence from childbirth. The pain in my...

Spain threatens to remove Catalan autonomy over independence

The Spanish government has issued a final warning to Catalan leaders - abandon independence or we will take your regional autonomy away. That process could begin on Thursday with a move to invoke a never-before-used...

Dead soldier’s mother: President Trump showed ‘disrespect’

The mother of a US serviceman killed in action during an ambush in Niger has criticised President Donald Trump for "disrespecting" her son. Cowanda Jones-Johnson, mother of Special Forces soldier Sergeant La David Johnson, told...

Foodbanks and rent arrears fears raised by angry MPs over universal credit

A foodbank will need 15 more tonnes of donations in the lead up to Christmas and tenants are running £500 into rent arrears because of universal credit, angry MPs have said. Their debate on pausing...

Super-strong cannabis prompts calls by Volteface think tank to legalise drug

A mental health crisis caused by super-strength cannabis is being exacerbated by Government policy putting criminalisation ahead of young people's wellbeing, a new report claims. The study, by drugs think tank Volteface and researchers at...

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey claims Harvey Weinstein was ‘furious’ after she rejected...

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey has claimed Harvey Weinstein angrily marched her out of a hotel after she rejected his advances. The British actress posted a series of tweets in which she detailed meetings...

Labour woos Tory rebels on universal credit vote

Labour is wooing potential rebel Conservative MPs in a bid to force a Government defeat in the Commons on a motion to pause the roll out of universal credit. Theresa May has been forced to...

China’s Communist Party congress starts in Beijing

China's largest political event, the twice-a-decade Communist Party congress, has started in Beijing. The summit, under tight security, determines who rules China and the country's direction for the next term.Current Chinese president and Party leader Xi Jinping...

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns amid Harvey Weinstein claims

Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned amid claims he dismissed allegations Harvey Weinstein raped actress Rose McGowan. In a series of Twitter posts last week, McGowan claimed she told Price over and over about...

Raqqa: Battle ‘over’ in Islamic State’s Syrian capital

Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces. Clearing operations were continuing to flush out the remaining fighters and locate landmines and booby traps.Dozens of...
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