The death toll in British prisons is "a national scandal", a pressure group said on Wednesday, calling for a reduction in inmate numbers just as the government is promising tougher sentences.
Walter Shaub on Tuesday night used a lengthy Twitter thread to attempt to makesense of the GOP-controlled Senate's ongoing impeachment trial of PresidentDonald Trump over the Ukraine scandal.
Beer sales in Vietnam are down ahead of the lunar new year, bar owners said, as a tough new drink-driving law threatens to put a lid on celebrations in one of the world's fastest-growing markets for the cold stuff.
Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan surged past defending Tour Down Under champion Daryl Impey to win the second stage and seize the overall race lead on Wednesday.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic credited a newly refined serve for his eight-game unbeaten streak this season after he romped past Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito to reach the Australian Open third round.
Coco Gauff is still learning to drive and was scared when she went on a highway -- but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash Friday at the Australian Open.
South Korea's economy expanded at its slowest pace for a decade last year, hampered by prolonged trade tensions between the US and China and the sluggish semiconductor market, the central bank said Wednesday.
A transgender soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year will be discharged from South Korea's army, with the military saying Wednesday she had violated regulations.
A trailblazing judge with particular expertise in environmental law and the constitution will become Greece's first female president on Wednesday.
The key rebel group behind a 16-year insurgency in Thailand's Muslim-majority south has met the kingdom's head negotiator for the first official meeting in their peace talks.
The US Senate voted along party lines on Tuesday to set the rules for President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial.
Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are already looking into legal action againstpaparazzi, according tomultiplereports.
The Saudi embassy in Washington on Tuesday dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an account of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Studio 10 host Narelda Jacobs hopes her family is "proud" of her Indigenousactivism after she spoke about changing the date of Australia Day during a TVsegment last week.
Agents from Venezuela's Sebin intelligence service have raided the offices of opposition leader Juan Guaido while he is travelling in Europe, an opposition lawmaker said.
Taiwan should not be blocked from international bodies such as the World Health Organization, its president said Wednesday, a day after the island confirmed its first case of a SARS-like virus from China.
Naomi Osaka conceded she had been "a bit childish" after her frustrations boiled over on Wednesday in setting up a third-round showdown with teenager Coco Gauff at the Australian Open.
Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Novak Djokovic strode towards his eighth title in Melbourne.
The rape case against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is about to begin in New York City, with lawyers ready to make their opening statements.
Honestly, it's life changing is a regular series where we talk about the weirdand wonderful possessions we can't imagine life without.
We all know there are things we can do to keep our bowels moving-and-grooving- and getting plenty of fibre is often top of that list.
Caroline Wozniacki had tears in her eyes as she kept alive her dreams of a triumphant farewell to tennis at the Australian Open on Wednesday.