Heidi Bakal

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Mills & Boon: zero shades of feminism | Julie Bindel

Val Derbyshire is right to nail the snobbery directed at romance literature. But the truth is, a genre that revels in forced seduction does nothing to empower women<p>Are Mills & Boon novels really, secretly, feminist texts? On Wednesday it was reported that the academic Val Derbyshire has written a …

German states urge media groups to hand over Panama Papers to prosecutors | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s federal states appealed to media outlets on Friday to let prosecutors examine the full detail of the Panama Papers that revealed how offshore firms are used to stash the wealth of the world’s rich and powerful.<p>A police officer gestures as he stands guard outside the …

Donald Trump is no longer funny, he's dangerous, says Hillary Clinton

Democrat candidate tells NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers that the billionaire was ‘shameful and wrong’ with his comments about Muslims<p>Hillary Clinton has condemned Donald Trump, calling him shameful, dangerous and declaring: “I no longer think he’s funny.”<p>Related: Donald Trump strikes chord with …