In Thailand, the yellow shirts have joined the red shirts in the streets to put pressure on the government. Stanley Ho, one of the world's richest men, is suing his relatives in a row over shares in the firm that controls most of his fortune. And in India, becoming a parent over the age of 60 isn't so uncommon.
France is being forced to reassess its ban on same-sex marriage as a lesbian couple’s ten-year legal battle (Corrine Cestino and Sophie Hasslauer, pictured) will finally be ruled on by the country’s Constitutional Council Friday.
His new film shows an idyllic father-son fishing trip to the second largest coral reef on the planet. The stars are a real-life father and son, and the trip to Mexico was conceived for the purpose of the film. Director Pedro González-Rubio tells Eve Jackson about Alamar.
They already juggle work, one or several children, a partner … and still find time to update their blogs on a daily basis? Who are they? They are blogging parents, and they share their daily family life online, often in an amusing fashion.
Japanese workers are notoriously reluctant to take time off work after the birth of a child. But the law in Japan is changing and now fathers who have taken time off during the first eight weeks of their child's birth can take leave for a second time: a revolutionary move in a country where people find it hard to take time off, even for a holiday. These new laws are seen as essential for the future of a country that has a rapidly ageing population.
A Hungarian court decided that the Russian mother of three-year-old Elise be extradited to France, where she faces charges of kidnapping her child and trying to bring her to Russia. Elise has been at the heart of a multinational custody battle.
A German couple abandoned three young children at a pizza restaurant in Italy because they had run out of money, a police official said. The mother has been charged and her partner is being held as he is already wanted by German authorities.
A Hungarian court said Wednesday, Paris had until May 25 to produce an international warrant for Irina Belenkaya, a Russian woman accused of orchestrating the abduction of her three-year old daughter in France three weeks ago.