China:’Three Billboards’ campaign targets gay conversion therapy

A Chinese artist and a gay policeman launch an unusually bold public protest campaign in which bright-red trucks bearing slogans denouncing homosexual “conversion therapy” are being paraded through several major cities.

Meghan Markle visits Mayhew animal charity in London

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle visits the Mayhew animal charity in northwest London. Prince Harry’s wife told well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant and was expecting her baby at the end of April or beginning of May. IMAGES

Activist describes new ‘gay purge’ underway in Russia’s Chechnya

A Russian LGBT rights group is reporting a new wave of persecution against gay people in Chechnya, in which it says around 40 people have been arrested and two killed. Igor Kochetkov of the LGBT Network says people are tortured and abused by police, who then confiscate documents to ensure those arrested in the crackdown cannot flee the republic, as others have done previously.

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct.

‘Leave’ stronghold Redcar reacts to Brexit deal defeat

In Redcar, one of the strongest pro-Brexit or ‘Leave’ municipalities in the UK, people react to the Brexit deal defeat in Parliament.

Indian bullfighters participate in Jallikattu festival

Indian participants try to control a bull during the popular Jallikattu bull-wrestling in Madurai, southern India. Dozens of young men were injured on the first day of a traditional festival that has attracted the ire of animal activists as participants tried to wrangle bull horns to win prizes such as scooters and household goods. IMAGES

Italian Prime minister arrives in Chad for State visit

Italian Prime minister, Guiseppe Conte, arrives in N’djamena to meet Chadian President Idriss Déby. IMAGES of the two heads of state meeting

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to win a confidence vote despite a crushing defeat over her Brexit deal that triggered warnings of a chaotic “no-deal” divorce.

Macron says Brexit referendum was ‘manipulated’

After Britain’s parliament resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday warned of the dangers of referendum votes, and says the Brexit campaign was ‘manipulated from the exterior by a lot of what we call fake news’.

Theresa May heads to Parliament morning after bruising defeat

Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing Street to head to Prime Minister’s Questions in parliament the day after a bill on her Brexit deal suffered the biggest government defeat in history. IMAGES