MPs criticised the ‘often distasteful and misleading’ media coverage of Meghan Markle. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

British women MPs from across the political divide have condemned the UK media’s treatment of Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, claiming some of it di(...)

Emma Barnett: ‘If men were tasked with producing the next generation, I think everyone would have a gynaecologist.’ Photograph:  David M Benett/Getty

In broadcaster Emma Barnett’s book Period. It’s About Bloody Time, she offers an exhaustive – not to mention exhausting – compendium of the ways perio(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage (centre) with party candidates for the possible British involvement in  upcoming EU elections. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty

Launching his Brexit Party’s latest candidates for next month’s European Parliament elections in London on Tuesday, Nigel Farage was full of confidenc(...)

Rachel Johnson, candidate for the new pro-EU political party, Change UK takes part in the launch of their European election campaign in Bristol. Photograph: Getty Images

The anti-Brexit party Change UK - The Independent Group has announced its candidates for next month’s European elections after receiving more than 3,7(...)

 Study: Two or more diet drinks a day increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and the chances of  an early death. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Two or more diet drinks a day increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and the likelihood of an early death, research suggests. A large study invol(...)

Alexander Zverev: “Where you from, buddy?” Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

After winning a match at the French Open this week, the tennis player Alexander Zverev found himself being interviewed by a man from the BBC, whose ac(...)

British journalist Rachel Johnson. Photograph: Channel 5

British journalist Rachel Johnson has apologised for a controversial tweet following the State’s landmark abortion referendum. In the now-deleted twe(...)

India Willoughby entering the Celebrity Big Brother House on Tuesday. Photograph:  Tim  Whitby/Getty Images

It’s a new year and even Celebrity Big Brother is trying a bit of self-improvement. It’s not just a place where an ex-Apprentice contestant auditions (...)

An exit poll predicting that the Conservatives  would not win a majority is projected on to  BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday night.  The news that everybody (bar YouGov) had been madly wrong suited broadcasters very nicely. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

There was an unexpected result at the UK general election. Everybody thought there’d be a landslide for the old order, but a fresh, more flexible opti(...)