Pope says priests kept nuns as sex slaves

Image copyright EPA Image caption Pope Francis made the admission while visiting the Middle East Pope Francis has admitted that clerics have sexually abused nuns, and in one case they were kept as sex slaves.…

US nurse pleads not guilty to patient rape

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nathan Sutherland, 36, was responsible for the woman's care, authorities said A nurse has pleaded not guilty to charges of raping an incapacitated woman who unexpectedly gave birth at a…

PM not seeking to remove Brexit backstop

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: My commitment to no hard border in NI is "unshakeable"Theresa May has said she wants changes to the controversial backstop but suggested she is not…

Here Are the Facts Behind President Trumps Likely…

President Donald Trump will have a lot of ground to cover in his rescheduled State of the Union address Tuesday night. The longest government shutdown in history just ended at an impasse, new trade talks…

Pride of place for a boy called Trump

Image copyright The White House Image caption Joshua Trump has been bullied for sharing a name with the president A schoolboy bullied for his surname - Trump - will attend the president's State of the…

Exploding e-cigarette kills Texas man

Image copyright EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images Image caption There have been hundreds of documented vape pen injury cases in the US An exploding vaporiser pen resulted in the death of a 24-year-old Texas man, a post-mortem…

Stolen Swedish royal jewels recovered

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thieves took the jewels from Strängnäs Cathedral near Stockholm last summer Sweden's priceless royal treasures which were stolen last July may now have been recovered, police say. An online…

Pentagon Warns ISIS Could Resurge in Syria Within…

Despite President Donald Trump’s assertions, ISIS is not defeated and could re-emerge without continued military engagement in Syria, according to candid assessments from the Pentagon and the State Department released this week. The U.S. military…