Heterosexual couple lose right to civil partnership in discrimination appeal Play

Heterosexual couple lose right to civil partnership in discrimination appeal

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan took their case to the Court of Appeal to overturn a decision which blocked them from entering into a civil partnership instead of marriage. Civil partnerships between same sex couples have been legal since 2004, but are not permitted between different sex couples in the UK apart from on the Isle of Man. Feb 21, 2017
Suicide bombers attack Pakistan court killing at least five Play

Suicide bombers attack Pakistan court killing at least five

Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on 21 February, killing at least five people, officials said. A spokesman for the Pakistani Talibans Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwestern town of Charsadda. A string of bombings in Pakistan over the past 10 days has killed more than 100 people. Feb 21, 2017