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'Heavenly' Italian beach to charge entry fee to cut overcrowding

Visitors will soon have to pay to enjoy one of Sardinia’s most beautiful beaches as local authorities try to mitigate the damage done by overcrowding.La Pelosa, a wh...

Bosnia’s politics are in crisis. But that is reason for the EU to help...

The European Union’s recent decision to freeze any further enlargement into the Balkans made me think of a moment from a quarter of a century ago, when I s...

My boyfriend won’t have sex with me while I’m on my period

I am a 24-year-old woman. My boyfriend and I have been together for ages and enjoy some amazing sex. However, there is one area we cannot seem to reconcile – the dre...

'It makes it real': hundreds march to re-enact 1811 Louisiana slave rebe...

Ten years after police in Oakland killed his unarmed nephew Oscar Grant, Cephus “Bobby” Johnson put on a coarse cloth shirt and a red replica headpiece, ...

School strikers try to unite divided Belgium over climate crisis

When Greta Thunberg began her school strike outside the Swedish parliament in 2018, she was alone. Within months, thousands and then millions followed her ex...

Keeping his end up: James Bond's 10 most unforgivable puns

Groan-worthily lewd double entendres are as much a trademark of the James Bond franchise as martinis, tuxedos and tricked-out sports cars, but they haven’t exactly f...

Sea silk: the world's most exclusive textile is being auctioned this week

On Wednesday, a curious item will be auctioned at Landmark on the Park on the Upper West Side.At first glance there is little remarkable about lot 200, a turban style ...

Flesh-eating infection caused by two microbe strains discovered by doctors

Doctors have discovered an aggressive flesh-eating infection that spreads around the body when two strains of microbe combine to overcome the host’s defences.The inf...

SPD duo aim to lead Germany out of 'neoliberal wilderness'

Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) should seek a path out of the “neoliberal wilderness” and pull the plug on their support for Angela Merkel’s gover...

Bolivia's Evo Morales flies to Mexico, but vows to return with 'strength...

Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales has boarded a plane bound for Mexico where he has been granted asylum, the Mexican foreign minister has announced.Ea...

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