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May 13, 2017 8:48 PM France’s incoming first lady is being taunted — all because she’s older than her husband

It's been a week since 39-year-old political outsider Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election. But his wife, 64-year-old Brigitte Macron, has continued to face a litany of misogynistic comments similar to ones that plagued her throughout the campaign, most centering on the couple's 24-year age difference. The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo 44

May 12, 2017 8:29 AM Triple talaq worst, undesirable form of marriage dissolution among Muslims: Supreme Court

On the second day of the hearing on triple talaq issue, the Supreme Court said that the oral divorce prevalent among Muslims was the "worst and undesirable form" of the dissolution of a marriage. On the second day of its hearing on the contentious issue of triple talaq, the Supreme Court today said the oral divorce prevalent among Muslims is the "worst 12

May 12, 2017 1:24 AM What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce?

A five-judge bench of India's Supreme Court is hearing petitions by women's groups seeking to ban verbal divorce. India's Supreme Court on Thursday began hearing petitions filed by Muslim women and women's groups seeking to stop "triple talaq", or instant divorce, that is practised by some in the Islamic community. Triple talaq is the practice under 38

May 11, 2017 10:22 PM Indian Supreme Court Considers Legality of Islamic Custom

The Supreme Court in India has opened hearings on an Islamic custom for ending a marriage. The high court is considering the legality of immediate, or instant, divorce in Islam. Muslim men are able to end their marriage by saying or writing the word “talaq” -- or “divorce” -- three times. Muslim women’s rights groups hope the court will rule against 31

May 5, 2017 10:29 PM PLATELL'S PEOPLE: Wills needs a lesson in duty from his grandad

Prince or pauper, few of us ever really know the place we hold in other people’s hearts while we’re alive. The loving words, the expressions of pride, the memories shared, are mostly saved for obituaries and funerals. So it must be gratifying even for a man as phlegmatic as Prince Philip that, aged 95 and stepping down from formal duties while still 62

May 5, 2017 5:15 PM 'English losing importance in Europe,' EU leader says before switching to francais

Jean-Claude Juncker switched to French during a speech as he said, "English is losing importance in Europe." The chief EU Brexit negotiator, however, spoke in English, as he prioritized the rights of EU citizens. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addressed a "state of the union" meeting of EU officials, local leaders and students in Italy 20

May 3, 2017 3:49 PM Now the gloves are off! May launches extraordinary assault on Brussels accusing Eurocrats of 'threats and misrepresentation' in a bid to skew the general election battle

Theresa May delivered a call to arms against meddling Eurocrats today - warning that they are mounting a desperate bid to to skew the election. The Prime Minister gave a bloodcurdling assessment of the 'threats' and 'misrepresentation' being touted by Brussels as she formally fired the starting gun on the national ballot. In a reference to poisonous 36

May 3, 2017 11:48 AM Britain And Europe Are Setting Very Different Brexit Expectations

David Davis said Britain won’t be a “supplicant” in the upcoming negotiations, while his opposite number Michel Barnier says there’s no way they’ll happen “quickly and painlessly”. The gulf between Britain and Brussels over Brexit was brought into sharp relief this morning, as both sides laid out their positions in firm language at separate press conferences 20

April 30, 2017 10:23 AM Marine Le Pen: Far-Right Scion Who Could Become First Female French President

Fresh-faced centrist Emmanuel Macron may have a lead going into the final round of the French presidential election, but a brash campaign ambush by his far-right rival underscores how voters could still upend his ambitions. Marine Le Pen upstaged political outsider Macron in his hometown of Amiens Wednesday, showing up unexpectedly to talk with striking 58

April 29, 2017 7:41 PM EU endorses unified strategy to negotiate Brexit

BRUSSELS — The leaders of the European Union met Saturday in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain and unanimously endorsed guidelines to negotiate the end of more than four decades of British membership in the bloc. The summit meeting is the first of its kind at which 27 leaders made a formal decision in a slimmed down format that did not include 17