British singer Duffy has explained a long absence from the music scene by saying she had been "raped and drugged and held captive," but gave no further details.
Three baboons - one a male on the way to have a vasectomy - escaped at a Sydney hospital and "had a bit of a look around the grounds" before being contained.
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite being convicted of sexual assault and rape.
Opera singer Placido Domingo has apologised to women who have accused him of sexual harassment after an investigation by the American Guild of Musical Artists concluded he had behaved inappropriately.
Iran's coronavirus death toll has climbed to 16 - the most outside China - increasing its international isolation as countries as far apart as South Korea and Italy stepped up emergency measures to curb the global spread.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a popular uprising against corruption and autocracy has died at the age of 91.
The widow of basketball great Kobe Bryant has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the operator of the helicopter that crashed last month, killing her husband, their daughter and all seven others aboard.
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday.
Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world.
The family of the woman and children killed in a deliberate car fire in Brisbane have spoken about the psychological trauma and abuse inflicted on her by her estranged husband.
A senior Queensland detective is gutted at the phrasing he used in appealing for information into the deaths of a woman and her three children in Brisbane.
Queensland police had received reports of domestic violence before Rowan Baxter doused his children and wife in petrol and set them alight.
The man suspected of shooting dead nine people in a German town before killing himself and his mother posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views, prosecutors say.
The streets of South Korea's fourth-largest city have been abandoned after dozens of people caught the coronavirus in what the authorities say was a "super-spreading event" at a church.
A train driver and another worker have been killed in a terrifying train derailment north of Melbourne.
Canadian indigenous groups are leading the charge against fossil-fuel development in a country with the world's third-largest proven oil reserves, using rail blockades as leverage and putting PM Justin Trudeau in a bind.
Residents in Ukraine have clashed with police, burned tires and hurled projectiles at a convoy of buses carrying evacuees from China's Hubei province.
China has reported a dramatic drop in new cases at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, while Japan grappled with criticism over its failure to prevent the spread of the disease on a cruise ship filled with quarantined passengers.
The British royal family is discussing with Prince Harry and wife Meghan the use of the word "royal" in their branding after they abruptly decided to start a new life in Canada.