A man could be convicted of rape even if the woman agreed to have sex, judges ruled yesterday.
A court headed by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, ruled in a sign-post decision that a man would still be guilty if he did something she asked him not to.
The High Court ordered the Director of Public Prosecutions to think again over a decision not to prosecute a man accused of raping his [...]
The first woman ever to receive a uterus from a deceased donor, is two-weeks pregnant following a successful embryo transplant, her doctors said on Friday.
The 22-year-old Derya Sert was revealed to be almost two-weeks pregnant in preliminary results after in vitro fertilisation at Akdeniz University Hospital in Turkey’s southern province of Antalya, her doctor Mustafa Unal said in a written statement.
“She is doing just fine at the moment,” Unal said.
Madden Hebert is a typical week-old baby — “eating like a champ and he doesn’t fuss too much,” according to his mother.
But there’s nothing typical about how he came about.
Last week, Madden’s grandmother gave birth to him.
“It was all pretty simple as far as I was concerned,” said Linda Sirois, 49, of Madawaska, who carried and delivered Madden because her daughter, Angel Hebert, had a heart condition that meant it [...]
Hunt: Village chief Chinamhora is searching for the missing incestuous mother and son
A man is on the run in Zimbabwe after allegedly making his own mother pregnant for the second time.
Simon Matsvara and his mother Ethel Vhangare fled their home in Pote Village, Mashonaland Central province when members of their church group discovered she was expecting another child.
Just four years ago the pair, whose ages are unknown, were fined by village [...]
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April 23, 2012
John Edwards “made a choice to break the law” by accepting illegal campaign contributions to hide his pregnant mistress from the public as he campaigned in 2007 to be the Democratic presidential nominee, prosecutors said Monday in the opening day of the former U.S. senator’s criminal trial.
“This affair was a gamble with exceedingly high stakes,” prosecutor David Harbach said in his opening statement, referring [...]
A test devised by British scientists promises to make successful pregnancies far more likely through IVF treatment.
The test, which costs £600, helps doctors find the embryos with the best chance of surviving in the womb before they are implanted.
In trials, pregnancy rates have been boosted by 25 per cent.
Better odds: The EmbryoSure test could cut the number of IVF treatment cycles women need to become pregnant
Many women need to have [...]
March 20, 2012
A woman drugs mule who is pregnant has won her High Court battle against extradition to Argentina on the grounds that her removal would violate her human rights.
Lucy Wright, in her late 20s, from Bolton, Lancashire, had made a pledge to plead guilty to cocaine smuggling charges if her extradition to South America was halted and she was tried in the UK.
Today two judges in London [...]
(AFP) BEIJING — Gucci said it had “replaced” senior managers in China and was reviewing its business practices after former staff at a flagship store said they were abused so badly that some suffered miscarriages.
The Italian fashion label issued a statement late Tuesday after Chinese media said some former employees at the store in the southern boom town of Shenzhen claimed they had to ask [...]
The New York Times reports that Huma Abedin, wife of embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner, is pregnant with their first child.
The 35-year-old is in the early stages of pregnancy, according to three people with knowledge of the situation, the Times reported.
Earlier today, a graphic photo of Weiner was leaked, two days after he admitted sending racy pictures to women online. The congressman has said he does not plan to resign.
The New [...]