Amal Clooney

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Maura Higgins in Glow-Up Ireland, beginning Thursday on RTÉ2

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing Sunday, BBC Two, 8pm Mates Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse are back for a fourth series of the show that has (...)

The aftermath of the fire on June 4th that destroyed almost 400 tent homes in Sharya IDP camp in Kurdistan,

On May 10th last, Karim Khan, who begins work as prosecutor at the International Criminal Court on June 16th, stated in his role as head of the UN inv(...)

Iraqi Yazidi people who fled their homes in Sinjar. The UN team  found “clear and convincing evidence” of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes against the Yazidi by Isis. Photograph: Adam Ferguson/The New York Times

The United Nations Security Council is under pressure to refer allegations of genocide by Islamic State militants against the beleaguered Yazidi commu(...)

 Amal Clooney says she had no alternative but to resign after he made clear the Government would change its position. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Amal Clooney has quit as Britain’s special envoy on media freedom in protest at the UK government’s “lamentable” decision to override the Brexit divor(...)

Maria Ressa speaking outside court in Manila on Monday: “We’re at the precipice. If we fall over we’re no longer a democracy.” Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

One of the Philippines’s most prominent journalists, Maria Ressa, is facing up to six years in prison after she was found guilty on Monday of “cyber l(...)

Models present creations at the Richard Quinn catwalk show at  London Fashion Week on Saturday night. Photograph:  Henry Nicholls/Reuters

“God Save The Quinn” was the mischievous slogan that embellished the first spectacular silver outfits, weighted head to toe in crystal embroidery and (...)

Royal baby: Harry and a pregnant Meghan in February. Photograph: Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent the world into a tailspin when they announced, last October, that they were expecting their first child. Between t(...)

The council heard briefings from individuals such as Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad (right) and international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney. Photograph: Getty Images

A US threat to veto UN Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because th(...)

‘Hugo is the new go-to name for parents who want their children to be mistaken for Protestants.’

“Unbelievable!” Sorcha goes, picking up her cor keys. “Un-focking-believable!” I’m like, “What’s wrong?” She’s there, “I just had a phone call from (...)

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, who is alleged to have suffered electric shocks, beatings, waterboarding and sexual harassment during detention. Photograph: Reuters

Human rights groups have condemned the trials in Saudi Arabia of 11 women activists who campaigned against male guardianship, which treats women as mi(...)

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