The pop star gets criticised for her hypersexual persona - and for returning to the man who abused her. But before you attack her choices, work out what you'd do if someone you actually knew was making the same mistakes.
A letter from the border.
We have all been complicit in this everyday sexism, and now it's time we all changed.
We’re supposed to be the good guys, so let’s get it right on gender equality.
“Nothing is worse than life in a Yemeni prison.”
The heckling experienced by female debaters at Glasgow University Union is an unwelcome reminder of a previous age where personal insults were fair game. And anyone who disagrees is a dickless baboon.
Welsh and Scottish Gaelic have their own language broadcasts as well as the English output, but communities like British Somalis receive nothing, despite paying the same license fee.
Competitions like Crufts encourage breeders to manipulate dogs' bodies as if they were modelling clay. Even dogs who will never set foot in a show ring suffer because of it.
When Simon Parkin's grandfather moved into a nursing home, his grandmother was left alone in her cold house. Who has it worse, he wonders?
Campaigners are worried that cuts will mean organisations working with women and children will close down.
Separation and discrimination is a numbing fact of life for Palestinians in the West Bank.
Without taking definite steps to promote democracy in Bahrain, Britain will, to all intents and purposes, have sided with the oppressor.
The Barbican's Rain Room exhibition is a reminder of how the weather defines our nation’s character.
Heddiw o bob diwrnod, dylem ddathlu mor wyrthiol ydyw ein bod ni yng Nghymru, er i ni gael ein concro yn y drydedd ganrif ar ddeg, a byw yng nghysgod un o brif ieithoedd cyffredin y byd, eto’n medru siarad ein hiaith ein hun.
There's a difference between flirting over the photocopier and being a groper. So even if you think you're Don Draper, you might be Uncle Monty.
While no one is looking, the Greek government goes on a rampage.
Does the political return of Berlusconi represent a realistic danger for Western democracy?
A response to John Pilger from Alex Gibney, director of "We Steal Secrets: the Story of WikiLeaks".
Every time a girl sees a shelf of science-related toys under a sign that says "boys", she is being told that the world thinks science is not for her.
Explosive revelations from a former Greek diplomat.
It's easier for a millionaire to disappear than anyone else, but it still isn't a walk in the park.
After the violent arrest of a trans woman in Soho, Jane Fae looks at the police's interactions with the trans community.
Talha Ahsan was extradited to the US in 2012 after spending six years in high security prisons in the UK. Like Gary McKinnon, he has Asperger Syndrome, and is now in a supermax prison in Connecticut. Ian Patel explains how this was able to happen.
The creative director of <em>Bioshock Infinite</em> talks to Bulent Yusuf about the new game, storytelling and unintended consequences.
The creation of a new political party in South Africa is the latest sign of the ANC's problems.
Some games try to be explicitly political, while others tap into contemporary moral debates. But how much of a moral message can pixels carry?
If it's Team Mantel or Team Middleton, Sarah Ditum knows which side she's on...
Gagging orders, media censorship and the public interest.
Election debates in Kenya may help prevent the horrors of the last election.