Four men to hang for landmark 2012 India gang rape

Jyoti Singh was beaten, gang raped, and tortured in a moving bus in which she was travelling with her male friend in Munirka, a neighbourhood in South Delhi. There were six other males on the bus, including the driver, all of whom raped and savagely beat the woman and her friend.

Harvey Weinstein in US$25 million settlement with 30 women

Eighteen of the alleged victims would split US$6.2 million, with no individual receiving more than $500,000. A separate US$18.5 million would go toward those involved in a class-action case, the New York attorney general's suit and any future claimants

Greece forcing citizens to spend electronically

Greeks who fail to spend 30% of their income electronically will be hit with a 22% fine on the shortfall. If an individual spends just 20% of their income through electronic means, they would face a 22% tax on the remaining 10%.

Trump signs bills supporting Hong Kong protesters

US President Donald Trump signed the bills, which were approved by near unanimous consent in the House and Senate, even as he expressed some concerns about complicating the effort to work out a trade deal with China’s President Xi Jinping

Apple Maps backs Russia over Crimea whilst angering Ukraine

"Imagine you're crying out that your design and ideas, years of work and piece of your heart are stolen by your worst enemy, but then somebody ignorant doesn't give a damn about your pain," said Ukraine's foreign minister Vadym Prystaiko.