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Girls as young as nine are seeking surgery on their genitals because they are distressed by its appearance, the Victoria Derbyshire show has been told. Dr Naomi Crouch, a leading adolescent gynaecologist,...

Police have warned they may never be able to identify all of the people who died in the fire that engulfed a west London block of flats. Emergency services are to spend a third day searching for bodies...

Zinedine Zidane has become the first coach since Arrigo Sacchi in 1990 to win the competition in successive years, as his side thumped Juventus 4-1 Real Madrid made history Saturday as they became the...

Forbes on Wednesday unveiled its third annual list of the richest self-made women in the United States. The list is comprised of the 60 wealthiest women in the country who started out with next to nothing...

Emmanuel Macron, France’s new president, has named Edouarde Philippe, a 46-year-old centre-right politician and lawyer, as prime minister. Macron announced Philippe’s appointment on Monday,...

Emmanuel Macron is beginning his first day as French president, with picking a Prime Minister top of his to do list. The appointment is crucial for Mr Macron, who needs to do well in next month’s...

FIVE members of Vasco’s Under-17 side have been left injured after their team bus crashed in Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian side was reportedly travelling back from their match against Friburguense...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending...

A Scottish man has died while skydiving in the Thai resort town of Pattaya with a group of friends. James McConnell, 69, who is understood to be originally from Clydebank, landed in a reservoir. The skydiving...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has missed Friday prayers at the mosque in the grounds of Aso Rock, or state house. This is unusual given that he is in the capital, Abuja, the BBC’s Mohammed...

Who would have thought the most powerful man on earth will express regret few months after being sworn into office. Well, that might sound strange but that is what the tough talking and no-nonsense US...

The two candidates for the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, are attending a ceremony in Paris in honour of the policeman shot dead on the Champs Elysées last week. It is the first...

US servicemen from all parts of the military have been sharing nude photos of their female colleagues online, it has emerged. Reports last week uncovered widespread photo sharing by current and former...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after weeks of medical leave in the UK and speculation over his condition. The 74-year-old landed at an air force base in the northern city of Kaduna...

A Canadian judge who asked a sexual assault complainant why she could not “keep your knees together” is resigning. Alberta Federal Court Justice Robin Camp’s decision came after a scathing...

On a summer night in January, Sofia’s family took her to a restaurant in Iraja, a suburb of Rio, where she could use the play area outdoors. It had a big, colourful slide, where children could climb...

A technology initially used to fight traffic fines is now helping refugees with legal claims. When Joshua Browder developed DoNotPay he called it “the world’s first robot lawyer”. It’s...

Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg international airport in South Africa, reports say. The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone and taken...

A Polish nationalist member of the European Parliament may be punished after he said women “must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”. The parliament’s...

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg today launched the new suicide prevention tools. The tools are designed to help people who may be thinking of suicide, and for friends and family who want to help. The...