Honking, catcalls, following and sexual propositions — these are just some of the intrusions women risk having to put up with when they lace up their shoes and go for a run.
Work Christmas parties can be awkward at best, permanently scarring at worst. Take Deirdre Fidge's advice and be prepared for this year's festivities.
Fidel Castro's ashes are laid to rest, capping nine days of official mourning when hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell with a combination of tears, Castro-like defiance and choruses of "I am Fidel!" ringing out across the island.
US President-elect Donald Trump's phone conversation with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, which prompted a diplomatic protest from China, was simply a "courtesy call", Vice President-elect Mike Pence says.
Recovery teams have found 24 bodies in the charred ruins of an Oakland, California warehouse after a fire broke out during a weekend dance party, and the death toll is expected to rise, authorities say.
Tens of thousands of Indonesians rally in the centre of the capital Jakarta, calling for tolerance and unity after massive protests by conservative Muslims against the city's minority Christian Governor.