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Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'

Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'

Indian woman ‘sets new Everest dual ascent record’ 22 May 2017 From the section India Image copyright Dream Himalaya Adventures Image caption Anshu Jamsenpa also scaled Everest twice in 2011, but 10 days apart. An Indian has climbed Mount Everest twice in...
Man drags suicidal woman from path of train

Man drags suicidal woman from path of train

A railway worker’s quick thinking saved a woman’s life when he spotted her running into the path of an oncoming train and hauled her back onto the platform. The suicidal woman suddenly made a dash for the tracks as the train was just seconds away from...
Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail

Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail

Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail 4 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Courtesy Toronto Pig Save Image caption Animal rights activist Anita Krajnc giving water to pigs A Canadian activist who faced time behind bars for giving water to...
'World's heaviest' woman leaves hospital

'World's heaviest' woman leaves hospital

An Egyptian woman believed to be the heaviest in the world has left hospital in India after losing more than 51 stone (324kg) thanks to weight-loss surgery. Eman Ahmed, 36, weighed more than 78 stone (495kg) when she was operated on in Mumbai in March, but doctors say...
Toronto firefighters rescue woman stranded on crane

Toronto firefighters rescue woman stranded on crane

Toronto firefighters rescue woman stranded on crane 26 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Courtesy Piper Killen Image caption The woman was stranded for about five hours Toronto police have arrested a woman for mischief after she climbed a...
British woman loses final Iran jail appeal

British woman loses final Iran jail appeal

A British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran has lost a final appeal over her conviction for allegedly plotting to topple the government. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, was arrested at Tehran Airport on 3 April last year as she attempted to return to the UK following a...
Shark attacks British woman in Ascension Island

Shark attacks British woman in Ascension Island

Shark attacks British woman in Ascension Island 24 April 2017 From the section UK A British woman has been attacked by a shark while swimming near a remote island in the South Atlantic. She was close to Ascension Island, part of the British territory of St Helena, and...

Woman attacked by shark off British island

A woman attacked by a shark off an isolated British island in the Atlantic is to be flown to the UK for emergency treatment. The attack happened while she was swimming on Ascension Island, located midway between Africa and South America. The woman is a member of the...
Canadian woman faces human smuggling charges

Canadian woman faces human smuggling charges

Canadian woman faces human smuggling charges 19 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A growing number of asylum seekers have been crossing illegally into Canada A Saskatchewan woman has been charged with human...

America's first woman Muslim judge found dead

The first female Muslim judge in the United States has been found dead on the banks of the Hudson River in New York, police have said. Sheila Abdus-Salaam was discovered fully clothed on the Manhattan side of the river on Wednesday – a mile from her central...
US woman posts record £28m bail in murder case

US woman posts record £28m bail in murder case

A California woman accused of murdering the father of her two children has been released from jail after raising an unprecedented $ 35m (£28m) in bail. Tiffany Li, 31, was backed by a group that raised $ 4m (£3.2m) in cash and pledged the remainder in San Francisco...
Woman dies after being gored by elephant

Woman dies after being gored by elephant

A woman has died after being gored by an elephant, and another seriously injured, following an attack in South Africa. The wildlife park employees had been near Mopani Camp in Kruger National Park on Thursday afternoon when the elephants approached. Jaco Gericke, of...
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