Paris man jailed for three months for slapping woman's bottom

Man in his 30s was also fined for lewd remarks under new anti-catcalling law A man who slapped a woman’s bottom on a bus near Paris has been jailed for three months and, in a first under a new law Read More

New wristband warns when you've been been in the sun too long

Paper bracelet printed with light sensitive ink signals UV exposure to wearer with smiley and frowny face symbols A simple paper sensor featuring smiley and frowny faces drawn in UV-sensitive ink has been produced by researchers in a bid to Read More

Nations halt funding to UN environment programme as outcry over chief grows

Two countries have frozen funding after a draft internal UN audit raised concerns over Erik Solheim’s frequent flying and expenses Two countries have halted their funding to the UN Environment programme following sharp criticism of its leader’s frequent flying in Read More

'We need everyone involved': activist nuns pressure Smith & Wesson over gun safety

Nuns are pressuring company to produce report on how it is monitoring ‘violent events associated with’ its products and what efforts it is making to ‘produce safer guns’ The school shooter who killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida, this February Read More

'Shocking' sexual abuse of children by German clergy detailed in report

Minister warns abuse of 3,677 children by about 1,670 clerics may be ‘tip of the iceberg’ for Catholic church A “shocking” report into the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy in Germany is “probably only the tip of the Read More