Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez The youngest woman ever elected to Congress has a problem - she can't afford her rent. That is until she starts her new job in January. After telling the New York Times she's waiting for her first pay cheque before renting an apartment in Washington DC, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gessica Notaro has become a public symbol of violence against women in Italy A man who disfigured a former Miss Italy finalist by throwing acid in her face has been jailed for 15 years by an appeal court in Bologna. Gessica Notaro's ex-boyfriend, Edson Tavares, was originally given a…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFrance fuel protests: Who are the people in the yellow vests?Protesters from France's "gilet jaunes" (yellow vests) movement have pulled out of a meeting with PM Edouard Philippe scheduled for Tuesday. Some members of the group said they had received death threats from hardline protesters warning them…
Image copyright Reuters A major stadium in Los Angeles has confirmed that it uses facial recognition tech during sport and music events, to spot known troublemakers. The Rose Bowl told news site Gizmodo that it used the tech "inside and outside" the stadium gates. It made the statement after an article in Rolling Stone alleged…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Barbara Broccoli, seen here with actor Daniel Craig, has co-produced eight Bond films James Bond will "probably" never be played by a female actress, the film series' executive producer has said. Barbara Broccoli, who is in charge of casting 007, told the Guardian: "Bond is male. He's a male…
Image copyright Lilly Singh Image caption Lilly Singh has gone from videos of tying turbans to global stardom on YouTube in a few years YouTuber Lilly Singh, also known as Superwoman, has announced she is taking a break from the video platform. The Canadian-born content creator is stepping away from YouTube after eight years for…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Macron and Mr Trump had appeared to smooth over their differences at the weekend US President Donald Trump's tweets mocking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron were inappropriate and showed a lack of "common decency", France says. On Tuesday, Mr Trump attacked Mr Macron over nationalism, plans for a…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex that occurs over a body of water A huge waterspout has been captured on video moving from the sea and hitting Italy's south-western city of Salerno. Eyewitnesses said the whirling column of air and water lifted containers in the city's port area. There…
Image copyright CLEP Image caption An image of the rover taken with the lander's terrain camera (TCAM) A Chinese rover and lander have taken images of each other on the Moon's surface. The Chinese space agency says the spacecraft are in good working order after touching down on the lunar far side on 3 January.…
Image copyright BFI/Walt Disney Animation Studio Image caption Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was Disney's first character One of Walt Disney's earliest films has been discovered in Japan. An anime historian had the cartoon for 70 years before he realised it was one of seven lost films. The two-minute short features Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, a…
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