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Corrections Department to trial rehabilitation for inmates on remand in bid to change abusive behaviours

MEN yet to be convicted of domestic violence offences will take part in a pilot program aimed at changing abusive behaviour as early as possible. In a controversial step, the South Australian Corrections Department will put groups of men who are on remand through a rehabilitation program designed for sentenced criminals. The idea has the support of anti-violence campaigner...

Will the high-tech cities of the future be utterly lonely?

Humans are inherently social animals, and our health suffers if we're cut off from social ties. So it's no wonder the so-called loneliness "epidemic" is being called a public health crisis. But as we sit on the cusp of massive technological advances, the near future could exacerbate this growing problem. Loneliness can happen to anyone. It is indiscriminate of...

Brigitte Macron : portrait de la (probable) future première dame

BIOGRAPHIE BRIGITTE MACRON - Qui est vraiment la femme d'Emmanuel Macron ? Cette professeure de français a toujours soutenu son mari dans son aventure politique, elle s'apprête désormais à emménager à l'Elysée. Consultez le résultat de la présidentielle près de chez vous Le scrutin du 23 avril a placé le candidat d'En Marche! largement en tête du premier...

Caitlyn Jenner Coming Out After Death The Original Plan: Why She Was Scared

Caitlyn Jenner recently revealed in an interview with Diane Sawyer that she initially planned to come out as transgender after she died. Her reasons for the choice were both a bit inspiring and deeply sad. Ever since Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender in an interview two years ago, she has been an inspirational figure to people everywhere dealing...

BC NDP dismiss critique of party platform’s financial sustainability

NDP Leader John Horgan addresses supporters during a campaign rally in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday April 23, 2017. A provincial election will be held on May 9. (DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS) Election sparring continued Sunday as party leaders exchanged jabs over a report commissioned by the BC Liberal Party into the financial credibility of the B.C. New Democrats’ platform....

Raptors can’t get cozy after Game 4 win over Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) runs into Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the third quarter in game four of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at BMO Harris Bradley Center. (Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports) DeMar DeRozan hasn’t finished redeeming himself yet. The Raptors all-star rallied with a game-high 33 points Saturday in Toronto’s 87-76...

Kenya’s Mary Keitany breaks a world record, wins third London marathon

Kenya's Mary Keitany poses with her official time after winning the women's elite race at the London marathon on April 23, 2017. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images) Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe’s women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men’s race for the first time. The 35-year-old Keitany completed...

Inside ‘UK Punting’ – The TripAdvisor of Sex Workers

The website where "punters" rate and review the women they pay to sleep with them. (Top image: A stock photo, not of a sex worker, via Pixabay) Anya likes to watch other girls squirt and make herself come. She's also not so keen on anal or being tied up, but will pole-dance, piss on you or tie you...

Jeremy Corbyn casts doubt on Labour support for Trident

Jeremy Corbyn has cast doubt on a future Labour government’s support for the Trident nuclear deterrent and suggested he would think twice about backing a strike to kill the leader of Islamic State. The Labour leader, who has been a longstanding anti-nuclear proliferation campaigner, would not commit to keeping the nuclear deterrent in the party’s manifesto and said he...

Everyone feels like an outsider. It’s not just you…

One of the most humiliating experiences of my working life was when I went to interview my hero, John Waters. I was wearing my favourite dress, and he approached with a blank smile, saying: “You’re here to meet me. I could tell by your outfit.” That cold wind of shame as I remembered I was not unique, that I...

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"We've been through something incredible together" – the men behind the marathon moment that went viral are reunited. ... See MoreSee Less

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Former US President Barack Obama makes his first speech since leaving office.

He's in Chicago, where he began his political career, to speak to young leaders and community organisers.
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The latest on the general election campaign. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been speaking at the Scottish Trades Union Congress in Aviemore. ... See MoreSee Less

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“I found him on a gym floor” - Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about the death of her husband Dave Goldberg. (Via BBC Newsnight) ... See MoreSee Less

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