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 Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrives to face an indictment on two counts of rape in state supreme court in New York in June. File photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Harvey Weinstein is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Polish model in New York, according to amended legal documents. The alleged victim, (...)

McKayla Maroney pulls “that face” after receiving her silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Photo: Thomas Coex/Getty Images

At the 2012 Olympics in London, American gymnast McKayla Maroney was hotly favoured to take individual gold in the vault until a misjudged landing con(...)

 Norma McCorvey petitioned the supreme court to undo the Roe v Wade decision, but it rejected her appeal. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/AFP/Getty Images
Obituary: Norma McCorvey
  • People
  • February 25, 2017, 06:27

Jane Roe, the anonymous plaintiff in the Roe v Wade case by which the US supreme court legalised abortion, became an icon for feminism. But the real J(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally on Friday in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Evan Vucci/PA

A woman who had accused Donald Trump of raping her when she was 13 years old has dropped her lawsuit against the Republican nominee. One of the accus(...)

The child named “baby Maria” was found last Friday on the Steelstown Road near the Kildare-Dublin border. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The child and family agency Tusla has been granted an interim care order for the baby girl found abandoned in Dublin last week. The order was g(...)

Prince Andrew (54), has vehemently denied claims  of sexual abuse and Buckingham Palace has stated they are “false and without foundation”. File photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Sex abuse claims by a woman against the UK’s Duke of York will not be heard in a civil court case after a judge ruled against its inclusion in offic(...)

 Buckingham Palace has strenuously denied any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors by Prince Andrew, after being named in US court papers. Photograph: Getty

Lawyers for a woman who claims she was made to have under-age sex with Prince Andrew have formally requested that he respond to her allegations under (...)

Prince Andrew is believed to have been on a ski trip in Verbier, Switzerland, as the latest reports of the controversy broke.  File photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

Buckingham Palace has issued a second denial that the Duke of York had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him when(...)

Buckingham Palace has denied allegations by a woman who said in Florida court documents that she was forced as a minor to have sex with Britain’s Prince Andrew and other high-profile figures linked to a wealthy US businessman.   File Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Buckingham Palace has denied allegations by a woman who said in Florida court documents that she was forced as a minor to have sex with Britain’s Prin(...)