An Australian TV channel has come under fire for releasing a trailer in which a male reality show contestant says he wants to be "obeyed" by women and respected "as the man", and that men are “getting whipped by their women.” It's almost as if #MeToo never happened. The man named Dean, who features in the new series of Married at First Sight on the country's Channel 9 network, prefaces his views by saying: “It’s hard to say without sounding sexist or something,” before reeling off the qualities he's looking for in a woman.
Let's take Josh Homme — frontman of Queens of the Stone Age, and occasional homophobe — kicking a female photographer square in the head at a gig in LA earlier this week. Homme responded by saying he was so into it that he didn’t notice her standing literally there. Instead of backing down, the German publication brought the receipts and published the entire audio recording of Morrissey’s interview.
Children who are picky eaters may have their genetics to blame, a study claims. Researchers from the University of Illinois in USA undertook a study to examine whether genetics could affect a child’s tendency to be a fussy eater. By assessing the physical attributes of a 153 preschoolers and comparing them with surveys answered by the children’s parents about their upbringing, they were able to assess whether a connection between nature and nurture could be forged.
Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman has denied allegations from three more women who have accused the of sexual misconduct. Cori Thomas said she was a 16-year-old classmate of the Rain Man star's daughter Karina, when in 1980, he exposed himself to her in a hotel room. Hoffman’s lawyers dismissed her claims, along with those of the other two women featured, telling the publication they were “defamatory falsehoods”.
Thank you so much to our amazing secret Santas @idriselba and Stormzy for visiting Rainbow ward today. The internet went wild over a photo of Stormzy and Idris Elba hanging out at a Christmas party with their respective partners earlier this week, and now the pair have been spotted getting into the festive spirit in an altogether more charitable way. Elba, who hails from Hackney, and Stormzy, from Croydon, donned red Santa suits to surprise children at hospitals in east London and the photo evidence is enough to warm even the coldest of hearts.
What would happen if the snow started to slide right now? My fingers fumbling nervously with the straps on my bindings as I sit on a narrow ridge high above Verbier, I stare down into yet another couloir with the same old question hanging in the air.
Lee Child: 'You could fit the whole of the UK into Wyoming – the emptiness is hard to fathom'
A bodybuilder has demonstrated how certain foods can trigger her to bloat in minutes by sharing drastic before-and-after photos on Instagram.
It’s never been easier to keep up with what’s going on in the world. The news is everywhere – in our Facebook feeds, on the morning commute, during that lazy half hour before you switch off the TV and go to bed. But the tide of global affairs is often more upsetting than uplifting and it can be tempting to bury our heads in the sand. As the saying goes: a picture is worth a thousand words, so to offer a different perspective we've rounded up some of the most memorable images of the week's events, captured by the best photojournalists on the planet.