Trump breaks silence amid US abortion row

  The US president outlined his views amid the controversy over Alabama's new law Media captionDina had to give birth to her rapist's child - under Alabama's abortion ban women would have no choice. US…

Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

Schwarzenegger urged fans to focus on the athletes at the event instead of the attack Video footage has shown Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger being attacked at an event in South Africa. The 71-year-old former California…

Rare Roman coin found during roadworks

Image copyright Highways England Only one other Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus coin has been discovered in England, archaeologists said An "incredibly rare" Roman coin minted for an ill-fated emperor has been found during work to upgrade…

Germany to compensate Chile sect victims

Germany will pay compensation of up to €10,000 (£8,700; $11,000) to victims of a notorious and abusive commune in southern Chile. Colonia Dignidad was founded by former Nazi soldier Paul Schäfer in 1961. The commune,…

Ohio State doctor abused 177 athletes

Students said the doctor's actions were an "open secret" on campus An athletics team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from 1979 to 1997, an investigation by Ohio State University in the US…

Scandal-hit Austrian minister resigns

Mr Strache blamed his behaviour on being drunk and acting like a "teenager" Austria's Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has resigned a day after secret video footage mired him in a corruption scandal. The video appeared to…

Opposition accepts shock defeat in Australia

Scott Morrison embraced his wife Jenny after casting his vote in Sydney The leader of Australia's opposition Labor Party, Bill Shorten, has accepted defeat in a shock result for the country's federal elections. The ruling…