Archive of 20 August 2012
George Galloway found himself at the centre of a row over sexual violence today, when he suggested it was acceptable to have intercourse with a sleeping woman if she had previously consented to sex.
British women's groups reacted angrily today to comments from an American politician saying it was rare "legitimate rape" victims get pregnant.
Male voters and Liberal Democrats are generally more supportive of Ecuador's decisions to grant Julian Assange asylum, according to new polling.
Selling off the most expensive fifth of social housing could help cut the waiting list for council homes by as much as 600,000 in five years, a thinktank has claimed.
Britain's efforts to open up new markets for trade in South America were rocked by the Julian Assange case yesterday, after a meeting of regional foreign ministers united against "threats" from the UK.