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13 January 2019 5:16 PM Russian teen dies after allegedly overdosing on contraceptive pills

A 16-year-old girl has died after allegedly taking an overdose of contraceptive pills because she was terrified of getting pregnant. The teen, whose name hasn’t been released, was rushed to a hospital in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, in western Russia, after collapsing at home. She was taken to the hospital’s intensive-care unit in critical condition, but doctors 34

11 January 2019 5:48 PM Twitter hits back at Mashaba over his sanitary pad tweets

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once more found himself in trouble on Twitter after tweeting that the government's distribution of sanitary pads to Grade R learners got them to focus on sex, instead of education. "This for me, this is not about laziness, but deliberate (sic) destroying the future of our youth. You get kids to focus on sex, instead 45

10 January 2019 6:42 AM Aussie cricketer in court on charge of raping sleeping woman

Cape Town - Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn has been accused of raping a sleeping woman in his flat. According to the ABC Sports website, the now 23-year-old all-rounder has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape following a charge back in 2017. Hepburn, who was born in Perth but now plays his cricket out of Worcestershire in England, claims the alleged 24

09 January 2019 12:25 PM New Jersey sex assault victim wants college held liable

A lawyer for a female New Jersey college student who was sexually assaulted at a fraternity party and then driven across campus and assaulted again is asking a US appeals court to hold the college liable. Lawyer Patrick Whalen argued on Tuesday that Ramapo College of New Jersey created a dangerous environment by failing to monitor fraternities and underage 37

02 January 2019 5:33 AM Nearly half of maternal deaths in SA are teenage mothers – health MEC

KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo is calling for a dialogue about the dangers of unprotected sex and the high proportion of maternal deaths during teenage pregnancies. Dlhomo believes the dialogue would reduce by up to half the number of mothers who die while giving birth, or shortly afterwards. The MEC was speaking on Tuesday at GJ Crookes 45

16 December 2018 6:22 AM Bill Cosby denied bail while he appeals sex assault conviction

Philadelphia — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals his sexual assault conviction. The order from the court issued Friday does not elaborate on the decision. Cosby filed an appeal earlier this month saying that Pennsylvania trial Judge Steven O'Neill had a feud with a key pretrial 70

13 December 2018 4:12 AM WATCH: Top world news stories, December 13

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her with a vote of no confidence. Tory MPs voted by 200 to 117 in the secret ballot in Westminster, Conservative 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady announced. US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday 27

09 December 2018 7:56 PM Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses. Dr. Denis Mukwege spoke on Sunday at a news conference with Nadia Murad of Iraq, with whom he shared the 9-million Swedish kronor ($1m) prize. Mukwege was honoured for his work helping 27

06 December 2018 6:54 PM Australian archbishop cleared of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian appeal court has overturned a conviction against the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse. New South Wales state District Court Judge Roy Ellis on Thursday upheld former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson's appeal against his May conviction for concealing the sexual abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile 148

27 November 2018 4:30 AM Tulip-shaped or a turkey baster? What a new London skyline could look like when this building is approved

Tulips are usually not associated with British culture. The Dutch own tulips, they own it! Yet it seems that plans are in the pipeline for a new floral-shaped building, The Tulip, which will offer a 360-degree view of the city of London. According to Vogue the British architectural firm Foster + Partners have submitted a plan for a 300+m tall skyscraper 48