Italy basic election vote: Who’s who and why…

Image copyright Getty Images Italians are choosing a new parliament on 4 March. Who is standing, what are they proposing and does the outcome matter? Here's a brief guide.Italy has been run by a caretaker…

Bikes, bourbon and T-shirts on EU tax record

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Buying a Harley-Davidson could be more expensive if there's a trade war with the US Motorbikes, whiskey and T-shirts are among the US goods that could be hit by…

Worldwide Girls’s Day: ‘Thousands and thousands’ be part…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpain strike: 'Young women are incredible'Women workers in Spain are marking International Women's Day with an unprecedented strike targeting gender inequality and sexual discrimination.Unions said 5.3 million…

Russian MP Leonid Slutsky apologises for ‘misery’ to…

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Leonid Slutsky is a member of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Influential Russian lawmaker Leonid Slutsky has apologised to women he has "wittingly or unwittingly" caused distress.This comes…