US woman jailed for collecting seashells

US woman jailed for collecting seashells

Image copyright FWC Image caption It is not illegal to take the shells, if they do not contain the still-living mollusc A Texas woman visiting Florida’s Key West on holiday has been jailed after she took some seashells from the beach. Diana Fiscal-Gonzalez, 30, was arrested by a Florida Fish and Wildlife officer after she…

The British woman killed by nerve agent reportedly sprayed it on her wrists because it looked like perfume

The British woman killed by nerve agent reportedly sprayed it on her wrists because it looked like perfume

The British woman who was killed by the nerve agent novichok was exposed by unwittingly spraying perfume laced with the substance onto her own wrists, according to a new interview. Dawn Sturgess sprayed the odd-smelling substance onto herself shortly before displaying symptoms of nerve agent poisoning, according to Matthew Rowley, the brother of Sturgess’s partner.…

A Chinese woman who poured ink over a Xi Jinping poster has been missing for 2 weeks, and her father reportedly detained

A Chinese woman who poured ink over a Xi Jinping poster has been missing for 2 weeks, and her father reportedly detained

Dong Yaoqiong livestreaming herself defacing a poster of Xi Jinping in Shanghai, China, on July 4.Hua Yong/Twitter A Chinese woman has been missing for two weeks after posting a video of herself pouring black ink over a poster of President Xi Jinping. Dong Yaoqiong posted the video of her protest on July 4 and hasn’t…

Woman accused of acting as Russian agent

Woman accused of acting as Russian agent

Image copyright Facebook/ Maria Butina The US government has charged a 29-year-old Russian woman with conspiracy to act as a Russian government agent while infiltrating political groups. Maria Butina had developed close ties with the Republican party and had become an advocate for gun rights, according to US media reports. The charges are not related…

Woman rescued week after SUV cliff plunge

Woman rescued week after SUV cliff plunge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Hernandez survived by drinking water at a nearby creek A US woman whose vehicle plunged off a California cliff has been found alive a week after she was reported missing. Angela Hernandez, 23, survived by using the hose from her jeep’s radiator to siphon water from a creek, Monterey…

The woman who is allergic to water

The woman who is allergic to water

Cherelle Farrugia, a 25-year-old mum from Cardiff, breaks out in a painful rash every time she comes into contact with water. She was diagnosed with a rare condition called aquagenic urticaria earlier this year after giving birth to her daughter. Here she answers some of the most common questions she’s asked about her condition.

US Latino woman harangued as cop looks on

US Latino woman harangued as cop looks on

Image copyright Mia Irizarry / Facebook Image caption Mia Irizarry (L) filmed the man A woman wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt at an Illinois park was racially harangued by a white man as a police officer stood by. Mia Irizarry, 24, filmed the stranger’s tirade, which unfolded as she set up a picnic to…

Woman behind Trudeau grope claims speaks

Woman behind Trudeau grope claims speaks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trudeau says he remembers the event, but does not recall any „negative interactions” The woman who accused Canadian PM Justin Trudeau 18 years ago of groping her says she stands by her account. She released a statement on Friday to CBC News, her first public comment on the allegations…

Woman forces Statue of Liberty evacuation

Woman forces Statue of Liberty evacuation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe person could be seen climbing around the base of the Statue of Liberty in New YorkThe woman who climbed up on the Statue of Liberty and sat on the monument’s base is in detention, police say. Tourists were evacuated from Liberty Island in New York Harbour…