A fifth of girls and women aged between 14 and 21 experienced street harassment during spring lockdown, poll finds
Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGirls’ rights groups are calling for public sexual harassment to be criminalised in the UK after research suggested more than half of young women and girls were harassed on the street during the summer.A fifth (19%) of young women and girls aged between 14 and 21 experienced being catcalled, followed, groped, fl
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- Austin Stevens has been charged with murdering 10 month-old daughter Zara Scruggs over claims he killed the infant while sexually assaulting her (Pictures: Black Diamond Construction/Facebook)A father was ‘abnormally calm’ moments after allegedly murdering his 10 month-old daughter while sexually assaulting her, a court heard. Austin Stevens, 29, showed ‘no panic, no emotion’ while an emergency responder tried frantically to save Zara Scruggs at his home in Lower Providen
Susannah Constantine is a braver woman than the rest of us as she filmed herself taking a dip outdoors in the freezing November weather. The fashion guru, 58, donned a red swimming costume as she told her followers on Instagram about her plans to take a dip in the icy water and go wild swimming. She said on her story: ‘We’re going into the lake and I’m just go
- Boris Johnson today hit out at anti-vaxxers for being ‘totally wrong’ (Picture: Getty/Reuters)A leading fact checking charity is warning that a surge in vaccine misinformation could cost lives. Full Fact say that ‘wave after wave’ of debunked claims are gaining traction online and urged people to be careful before sharing posts. Revealing a series of bizarre conspiracy theories it has had to debunk – including that vaccines could alter people’s DNA &ndash
- Tom Jr (second from right) hinted he may be moving on from the series (Picture: Channel 4)Tom Malone Jr has hinted that his days on Gogglebox could be numbered as he moves in with his girlfriend. The 26-year-old and his family have become favourites on the weekly Channel 4 show, thanks to their cheeky comments on the biggest programmes on telly. However, with the Manchester native getting ready to move in with his girlfriend Bryony Briscoe, Tom may have to choose whether or not he can
- Taylor Swift has given fans the first listen to the re-recorded version of Love Story (Picture: CMT/VIACOMCBS/REX)Taylor Swift has revealed the first official snippet of her new version of hit track Love Story in the best way.The singer is busy working on re-recording all the music from her first six albums after Scooter Braun bought – and then sold – the rights to her masters catalogue.However, when her pal Ryan Reynolds requested to use the new version of the singer’s smash-h
Pat Patterson dead: WWE legend, Royal Rumble creator and wrestling’s ‘first gay superstar’ dies aged 79The wrestling pioneer leaves behind an incredible legacy (Photo: WWE)WWE legend Pat Patterson has died.The Hall of Famer and pioneer – who was the first ever Intercontinental Champion and is credited with inventing the Royal Rumble match – has died aged 79, with the wrestling world mourning his sad death.‘WWE is saddened to learn that Pat Patterson has passed away at the age of 79,’ the company said in a statement. ‘WWE extends its condolences to Patterson&rsqu
- You can get £105 worth of Fenty Beauty products for £30 (Picture: Glossybox X Fenty Beauty)In glorious news for beauty product lovers everywhere, a new collaboration between Glossybox and Fenty Beauty is arriving just in time for Christmas.The monthly beauty subscription service is known for delivering customers the biggest and best products from the world of beauty.This collab is no exception as the brand presents customers with a dream haul of products worth £105, for just &p
- Could tiny changes be the key to unlocking a better new routine? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)This has been a time of intense change, leaving many of our old, tried, tested and healthier habits in the dust.The extent to which we’ll be able to ‘get back to normal’ is in doubt, and with different iterations of lockdown and tiers still to grapple with, it’s little wonder that some of us are feeling a bit lost.While it’s important to not put yourself under too
- Water Research Australia microbiologist Dr Dan Deere said traces of the virus in sewage could be an early sign someone in the community has COVID-19 but is not showing symptoms yet.
- Keana Ball, now 20, was attacked by 32-year-old Mark McLean in the driveway of her home in Balcatta, northern Perth, on March 24.
- The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), has created an ‘atlas of the universe’ (CSIRO)A telescope in the Australian outback has discovered over a million new galaxies and helped to create an ‘atlas of the universe’.Astronomers behind the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) were able to map an astonishing three million galaxies in just 300 hours.The equivalent work would have taken up to a decade using previous generations of telescope.On
- The prime minister posted on the Chinese online platform on Tuesday to defend Australia's response to a report last month that alleged ADF troops had committed war crimes in Afghanistan.
- Amid rising alarm among unionists, the latest research suggests the SNP is on track for a thumping victory at Holyrood elections in May.
- Trading laws will plunge 16 regional areas in Queensland into a four day shutdown over the busiest shopping period of the year.
- Roseville police discovered the bodies of Shana Pringle, 34, and her young son Noah inside a black Dodge Caravan parked in the lot of a movie theatre near Eureka Road at 3am on Sunday.
- The consecutive numbers were drawn on Tuesday night, leaving the 20 winners with 5.7million rand (£279,000) each, while another 79 people won around £300 in the South African lottery.
- The chaotic scenes took place along one of the main streets in Alice Springs in front of dozens of revellers on November 6.
- Gabriel Sterling, a Republican who oversaw the implementation of the state's new voting system, demanded that President Trump step up and be a leader after the threats.
- via mirror.co.ukBut he also wouldn't want to take one if it meant someone higher up the priority list would have their jab delayed
Andrea McLean has spoken about how suffering from a breakdown last year, in addition to the lockdown established due the coronavirus pandemic, influenced her decision to step down from Loose Women.On Monday this week, Andrea announced that she had decided to leave Loose Women after 13 years on the ITV talk show.During Wednesday’s show, Janet Street-Porter – who was not on the
- A huge operation to roll out 'hug in a box' Covid tests to let care home residents see and cuddle their families has begun - with one relative describing finally embracing her loved one as 'overwhelming'.
- Democrats are furious at President Trump's threat to veto a crucial defense bill that contains a pay raise for service members if they don't repeal certain legal protections enjoyed by tech companies.
- The All Elite Wrestling boss has weighed in on Miro’s past (Photo: AEW)AEW owner Tony Khan has claimed WWE treated Miro ‘like s**t’ during his time with the company.The US businessman – who also owns Fulham FC – has defended his slow and steady approach with introducing the wrestling star to his own audience, and insisted he had to rebuild the character after his time as Rusev in Vince McMahon’s promotion.Speaking to media including ComicBook.com during a Q&am
- Devout Christian Patrice Agyarey, 65, has been ordered to sign the Sex Offender Register for 10 years (Picture: Cavendish Press)A trainee church minister has been ordered to sign the Sex Offender Register for ten years after he forced himself on a vulnerable woman in a hospital corridor while working as an NHS support worker.Devout Christian Patrice Agyarey, 65, has been ordered to sign the Sex Offender Register for 10 years after admitting grabbing his victim and kissing her for 15 seconds.The
- Jennifer Lawrence and her family are rallying around her brother after their family farm burned down (Picture: Getty)Jennifer Lawrence is ‘grateful for the widespread support’ her family has received after their barn burned down in a serious fire.Camp Hi Ho in Kentucky, run by the actress’ brother Blaine, was used to run a summer camp for kids.The 30-year-old told PEOPLE in a statement that her family are ‘working together to help Blaine through this.’Jennifer also
- Harry delivered the perfect caption (Picture: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)Harry Styles has mocked those who trolled his already-iconic Vogue cover – by eating a banana while wearing a frilly suit.The 25-year-old sparked controversy by wearing dresses in a stunning shoot for the fashion bible, with right-wing pundit Candace Owens saying it was time to ‘bring back manly men’.She tweeted at the time: ‘There is no society that can survive without strong men. ‘The Ea
- via mirror.co.ukThe retail giant's managing director, Richard Walker, said Iceland "stands ready" to support the government's roll out of the new Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine amid concerns the NHS could struggle with storage guidelines
- Two workers surveying property in the Morrell Park section of Baltimore on Tuesday morning discovered a woman's dismembered and decomposing body resting under a tarp.
- Whitchurch near Bristol has been split across two tiers of coronavirus restrictions in a move branded 'ludicrous' by residents, some of whom live and work on different sides of invisible border.
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