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Italy coalition in bitter row over sexual violence law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Italian women demonstrated against gender violence on 8 March MPs in Italy’s ruling populist coalition have clashed over a major new bill to tackle sexual crimes including rape and revenge porn on the internet. The right-wing League proposed chemical castration for some sex offenders, …

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Norway's Kon-Tiki museum to return Easter Island artefacts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thor Heyerdahl brought to Norway thousands of artefacts from Easter Island Norway has agreed to return thousands of artefacts taken from Chile’s Easter Island by renowned Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl in 1956. The agreement was signed by his son on behalf of Oslo’s Kon-Tiki …

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Angst and anger reign on the Brexit day that wasn't

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 29, 2019, 10:50 AM GMT / Updated March 29, 2019, 12:01 PM GMT By Alexander Smith LONDON — Friday was meant to be the day when Britain’s Brexit mayhem finally reached …

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NSA contractor pleads guilty to data theft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Martin grabbed documents and data while working for the NSA A former computer contractor who stole terabytes of data from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has pleaded guilty to taking classified documents. Harold T Martin amassed documents and disk drives at his …

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Everything you need to know about Friday’s Brexit vote

Britain’s parliament holds a special sitting on Friday to discuss and vote on Brexit, potentially unlocking an extension to May 22 to the country’s exit from the European Union but falling short of the criteria needed to formally ratify the deal. The government hopes to avoid another heavy defeat on the …

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