Pornhub’s parent company has settled a lawsuit filed by 50 women who said they were victims of a sex trafficking operation. The women said Girls Do Porn, an adult content provider, coerced them into having sex on camera and lied about how the material would be shared. The 50 womenContinue Reading

A 60-day national state of emergency has entered into force in Ecuador. The measure was announced by President Guillermo Lasso on Monday evening in response to a wave of violent crime. Guillermo Lasso said the police and armed forces were being mobilized and their presence would be felt “with force”Continue Reading

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, promised on Sunday to ban prostitution in the country. Speaking to his supporters at the end of the three-day congress of his Socialist Party in Valencia, Sánchez said the practice “enslaves” women. Prostitution was decriminalized in Spain in 1995 and in 2016 theContinue Reading

Kuwait announced last month that it planned to invest more than $6 billion in exploration over the next five years to increase production to four million barrels a day, from 2.4 million now. This month, the United Arab Emirates, a major OPEC member that produces four million barrels of oilContinue Reading

Coldplay’s next round will be powered, in part, from a dance floor that generates electricity when fans jump and pedal power in venues. It’s part of a 12-point plan to reduce their carbon footprint, two years after the group pledged not to tour until they did it more sustainably.. InContinue Reading

The Rolling Stones released Brown Sugar, one of their biggest hits, from their US tour. It follows the malaise with depictions of black women and references to slavery in the song, which reached number one in the US in 1971. The band’s veteran guitarist, Keith Richards, confirmed the decision toContinue Reading

Comedian Robert Webb and his dance partner Dianne Buswell are retiring from Strictly Come Dancing. Peep Show star Webb, who underwent open heart surgery two years ago, made the decision because of his poor health. He said he had an urgent consultation with her cardiologist after experiencing symptoms and sheContinue Reading

Nicki Minaj defended Jesy Nelson against allegations of “black fishing” in her latest music video, Boyz. Blackfishing is a word used to accuse someone of pretending to be black or mestizo. Nicki, who participates in the song, said on Instagram: “You have to stop.” She added on Twitter: “If youContinue Reading

ITV has announced the full lineup of competitors preparing to place their blades on Dancing on Ice 2022. The new series will feature stars from the worlds of pop, sports and TV soap and see the return of Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby as hosts. Back on the panel ofContinue Reading

For nearly 50 years, Sir Paul McCartney has been blamed for the breakup of The Beatles. The alleged evidence was a press release for his 1970 solo album, McCartney, where he revealed he was on a “break” from the biggest rock band. While interviewing himself, Sir Paul said he “couldn’tContinue Reading