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‘She represents me’: the black woman making political history in Colombia

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Mayra Fernanda Mejía, a black single mother and rural activist, never really felt that Colombia’s politicians cared about people like her – until now. She has been threatened with violence for speaking out against the...

‘A huge achievement’: first woman wins UK’s Fisherman of the Year

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Being a woman in the male-dominated fishing industry has presented some challenges for Ashley Mullenger, who has become the first woman to win a Fisherman of the Year award. “It’s little things like the ankle cut on t...

New Zealand woman held in Villawood detention centre found dead, detainees say

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Advocates and detainees say a woman’s body was found at Villawood detention centre on Sunday morning. The New Zealand woman was found dead about 10.45am, shortly after a room search had been conducted by Serco officer...

Woman ‘abused’ by MI5 agent takes legal action against service

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A woman who said she was terrorised by an MI5 agent with a background in rightwing extremism is taking legal action against the security service. Beth, not her real name, claimed the man, her former partner, attacked ...

Woman seriously wounded in German school shooting, say police

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Students at a school in Bremerhaven, northern Germany, used chairs and tables to barricade themselves in their classrooms after several shots were fired at the building, seriously injuring an adult woman. Police in Br...

‘I’m a pregnant woman making choices’: Shauna Coxsey on climbing – and the ‘bullies’ who want her to stop

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The week her baby is due, Shauna Coxsey is, as usual, at her local climbing centre in Sheffield. The British Olympic climber has scaled climbing walls and rocks throughout her pregnancy, and videos shared on her Insta...

Woman convicted of murdering baby she wanted to adopt

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A woman has been convicted of murdering a one-year-old boy she was hoping to adopt. Leiland-James Corkill was placed with Laura Castle, 38, and her husband, Scott Castle, 35, by authorities in Cumbria less than five m...

Woman alleges Cavaliers’ Rajon Rondo threatened her with gun in front of children

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A woman has filed for an emergency protective order (EPO) against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Rajon Rondo and alleges he brandished a gun and threatened her life. The woman alleges Rondo “became enraged” last week and s...

Woman killed with her three dogs by car in west London named

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A woman who was killed by a car in west London along with her three dogs has been named as Olivia Riley, 41, from Suffolk. Riley died on Saturday after being hit by a car in Chelsea early in the morning, the Metropoli...

Woman, 41, and her three dogs die after being hit by car in west London

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A 41-year-old woman and her three dogs have been killed after they were hit by a car in west London, the Metropolitan police have said. The woman was walking three golden retrievers when the incident happened. A 26-ye...

Ohio woman pleads guilty to selling invasive crayfish species across 36 states

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They have claws, 10 legs, can produce hundreds of clones of themselves and have escaped from confinement to potentially run amok across the United States. The ecological threat posed by the marbled crayfish has now pr...

El Salvador: woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for homicide after miscarriage

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A court in El Salvador has sentenced a woman who suffered a miscarriage to 30 years in prison for aggravated homicide, in a case which activists said offers a stark warning to women in the United States, where the sup...

UK police criticised for not prosecuting woman who hit black boy with paddle

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Police have been strongly criticised for not prosecuting a white woman who hit a 12-year-old black boy on the forehead with a paddle so forcefully he needed hospital treatment for a deep cut. The woman was arrested fo...

Family of Queensland woman missing in Mexico receive photos showing her daughter is safe

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Photos of a two-year-old girl who was found alone outside a Mexican church have been sent to concerned relatives in Queensland, as fears remain for her Australian mother, last seen in the resort city of Cancún on Mond...

Woman hosting brother’s Ukrainian family left struggling to pay bills

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A British woman who is hosting her brother and his Ukrainian family under the government’s family scheme says the arrangement has left her struggling to make ends meet because of inbuilt discrimination in the rules. I...

Man and woman found dead at house in Sleaford

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A man and a woman have been found dead at a house in Sleaford. Lincolnshire police have launched an investigation into the two deaths, which the force says are being treated as unexplained. Emergency services were cal...

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