Iran to execute blogger over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 16:12

Human rights groups say Soheil Arabi's execution is 'imminent' and appeals to a Tehran court for amnesty

Why straight couples are fighting for the right to have civil unions

Briefing Wed 3 Dec, AT 15:43

Campaigners say the law is discriminatory but PM says lifting the ban would 'undermine the sanctity of marriage'​

Gay Rights

EU court bans 'gay tests' for asylum seekers

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Dec, AT 15:14

Refugees will longer be subjected to 'shockingly degrading tests' and questions in order to prove their sexuality

Columnist Robert Chesshyre

Andrew Mitchell’s pleb gaffe: music to the ears of Ukippers

Fri 28 Nov, AT 09:02 Robert Chesshyre

Our condescending, arrogant elite: even the judgment came with a ‘de haut en bas’ sting in the tail

Exodus: Ridley Scott explains 'racist' Gods and Kings casting

First Reaction Thu 27 Nov, AT 15:40

British director says the biblical film Exodus wouldn't be financed if the lead actor was called 'Mohammad so-and-so'

Thanksgiving/Turkey

Thanksgiving: America's strangest holiday dishes

Summary Wed 26 Nov, AT 16:08

From the 'frog eye salad' that combines cooked eggs and marshmallows to a very tipsy turkey

Police make an arrest during a protest in Ferguson

Ferguson: protests spread as officer defends shooting

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 08:52

Police officer Darren Wilson insists he has 'clean conscience' after killing black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri

Columnist Coline Covington

Why would there be so many paedophiles in Westminster?

Mon 24 Nov, AT 10:08 Coline Covington

Craving the love and devotion of their victims, it is not surprising that some culprits are politicians

Chinese man experiences the pain of childbirth

Chinese men experience the pain of childbirth – video

Video Fri 21 Nov, AT 14:51

'It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart', cried one soon-to-be father after receiving electric shocks

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