Woman dies after stables horse fall

Woman dies after stables horse fall

Image copyright John Grossick Image caption A statement said Natasha Galpin had died as a result of a „tragic accident” at the stables A 22-year-old woman has died after falling from a horse at a racing stables near Dumfries. Iain Jardine Racing said in a statement that team member Natasha Galpin, 22, had died after…

Saudi woman flying to Canada in asylum bid

Saudi woman flying to Canada in asylum bid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe #SaveRahaf campaign went viral after Rahaf started tweeting about her plight for asylumA Saudi woman who fled her family and became stranded at Bangkok’s main airport is flying to Canada after being granted asylum status. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via…

Saudi woman ‚still has her passport’

Saudi woman ‚still has her passport’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun said her passport was seized at Bangkok airport A young Saudi woman reportedly trapped at Bangkok’s main airport is being held for not having a return ticket, Saudi officials have said. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she is trying to flee her family, and that Saudi authorities…

The woman who exposed an Irish health scandal

The woman who exposed an Irish health scandal

Vicky Phelan exposed the CervicalCheck screening scandal in Ireland, after discovering she was not told she had been given incorrect smear test results. She settled the case, with no admission of liability on the part of the laboratory or health services. But she refused to sign a non-disclosure agreement and it was discovered that hundreds…

Woman dies in France fuel protests

Woman dies in France fuel protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFrance fuel protests: Who are the people in the yellow vests?An 80-year-old woman has died after being hit by a tear gas canister at her window during Saturday’s fuel protests in the French city of Marseille. The woman, who lived in an apartment near to where the…

Woman arrested over strawberry needle scare

Woman arrested over strawberry needle scare

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The strawberry scare spread across Australia, where supermarkets soon pulled the fruit off shelves A woman has been arrested in Queensland in connection with the „strawberry scare” where sewing needles were found hidden inside fruit. Police said the 50-year-old was arrested on Sunday „following a complex… and extensive investigation”. The…

10 things you need to know about the woman replacing Elon Musk as the chair of Tesla

10 things you need to know about the woman replacing Elon Musk as the chair of Tesla

Tesla announced it has a new chair on Thursday. The electric car company has appointed Robyn Denholm, the CFO of Australia’s largest telecoms firm Telstra, as the woman to oversee its board. She replaces CEO Elon Musk, who had to step down as chairman for at least three years as part of a deal with…

The Deep South woman vying to make history

The Deep South woman vying to make history

By Courtney Subramanian BBC News. Atlanta, Georgia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stacey Abrams is aiming to make history as the country’s first black female governor A battle for the governor’s mansion in the US state of Georgia features a woman vying to become the first black American female to run a state. Knots…