Burkinis: Irish women clamouring to get their hands on full body swimsuit
Irish women have put in requests for the full body swimsuit known as the burkini, according to its inventor.
Former Miss NI Tiffany Brien reveals personal photographs of her battle with bloating
Former Miss Northern Ireland Tiffany Brien has revealed dramatic photographs of how much her stomach can bloat in just a few hours.
Wearing underwear in bed is terrible for your health, suggests Irish expert
Going to bed in your underwear could end up being responsible for a number of health problems, Irish experts have suggested.
International Women's Day 2016: This female MLA is calling for a political revolution at...
International Women's Day has been marked in Northern Ireland with the launch of a cross-party group of female MLAs who will lobby for greater female representation at Stormont.
International Women's Day 2016: What is it and why was it set up?
International Women's Day has marked the plight and achievements of women for more than a century – but is now looking ahead another 15 years to the world's gender equality goals.
Victoria's Secret Belfast model and Miley Cyrus ex Stella Maxwell bares all in risqué...
Victoria's Secret Belfast model and rumoured one-time girlfriend of pop star Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell has bared all in a revealing instagram post.
Jennifer Lawrence 'would have more to complain about pay if she was a black actress', say...
Jennifer Lawrence's recent comments about pay inequality for leading female movie stars in Hollywood has fallen on deaf ears with Chris Rock.
Revenge porn accused 'randomly targeted Fermanagh woman', court hears
A 46-year-old man has appeared in court after being arrested in England and brought to Northern Ireland by PSNI Cyber Crime officers investing a case of alleged revenge online porn.
Lingerie Football League to launch in UK despite sexism row, as female footballers 'fight for...
The UK's Lingerie Football League will officially launch next week - encouraging female footballers to play in hotpants and crop tops.
Miss Universe contestants share no make-up selfies before 2015 pageant
Miss Universe contestants have taken to Twitter to show they are #ConfidentlyBeautiful - without any extra help - ahead of the 2015 contest.
Mother has 16 babies taken into care amid surge in newborn removals since 2007
The number of newborn babies taken into care in England has soared in recent years, according to a report.
'Disproportionate rise' in number of newborns taken into care
The number of newborn babies taken into care in England has soared in recent years, according to a report.
Saudi voters elect 20 women candidates for the first time
Saudi voters have elected 20 women for local government seats, according to early results, a day after women voted and ran in elections for the first time in the country's history.
Weight gain between pregnancies 'raises risk of stillbirth'
Putting on extra pounds between pregnancies significantly increases the risk of stillbirth or infant death, a major study has found.
Princess Leia star Carrie Fisher named ultimate icon at Cosmopolitan awards
The Force is with Carrie Fisher as the Star Wars favourite has been voted ultimate icon at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards.
Abortion legislation ruling: Woman traumatised by abortion regret after being raped at age...
A woman from Northern Ireland who became pregnant after she was raped at the age of 13 has told how she has been traumatised by her abortion.
New abortion guidelines for healthcare staff being considered by Stormont
New proposed abortion guidelines for healthcare staff in Northern Ireland are being considered by the Stormont Executive, the Health Minister has said.
Abortion ruling a victory for compassion in Northern Ireland, says woman whose plight...
A woman whose experience highlighted the controversy over abortion legislation in Northern Ireland has said she hopes a landmark court ruling will mean no one else will have to endure the same trauma.
Abortion law in Northern Ireland breaches the human rights of pregnant women: ruling in...
Abortion law in Northern Ireland breaches the human rights of pregnant women in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities or resulting from a sex crime, the High Court ruled today.
Abortion guidance to be revised in Northern Ireland soon, says minister Hamilton
Abortion guidance will be brought before the Executive shortly, the Health Minister said.
Women for Independence calls in police over missing donations
A prominent pro-independence group has called in police over missing donations worth tens of thousands of pounds.
Abortion law guidance to be published 'shortly'
Abortion guidance will be brought before the Executive shortly, the health minister said.
Pro-lifer Bernadette Smyth slams medics' 'shameful' abortion letter
Medics should be "ashamed" of signing an open letter demanding the decriminalisation of abortion, a pro-life campaigner has said.
Humble Aran jumper's stunning return to the catwalk
It was once the staple wear of the Clancy Brothers and Val Doonican - but now the Aran jumper has made a stunning second coming to the fashion world.
Michaela Hollywood is among world's 100 most inspiring women
A dedicated campaigner who has raised thousands of pounds for good causes and boosted awareness of the rights of disabled young people has been named as one of the world's 100 most inspirational women of 2015.
Thirtysomething women in 'alarming' retirement savings gender gap
Women are most in danger of falling into an "alarming" retirement savings gender gap when they are aged in their 30s, according to a report.
Blood sugar levels 'too high among pregnant women with diabetes'
The majority of pregnant women with diabetes have blood sugar levels that are so high they could potentially damage their baby, according to a new report.
Inclusion is the key to true equality in tech firms, says Fujitsu boss
Having a 50% female workforce is only half the battle when it comes to achieving equality in the workplace, technology boss Regina Moran has said.
Judge me on next few months, says 'exhausted' Mairia Cahill
Newly elected Irish senator Mairia Cahill has spoken of how a online campaign against her and "sheer exhaustion" led to her to step back from two by-election debates in the run-up to Friday's vote in the Republic.
Industry must work 'to get more women into engineering'
Northern Ireland's economy must attract more women into careers in engineering and technology, according to the employment minister.
Poll: Do you find breastfeeding in public offensive?
Four percent of people in Northern Ireland have said they find breastfeeding offensive and distasteful, according to a new health survey.
Sarah Jessica Parker protective over sex life
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker doesn’t gossip about her sex life.
Rebel Wilson sends flowers to Kardashians to end 'smear campaign'
Actress Rebel Wilson has sent the Kardashians flowers in an attempt to smooth over some “prompted” comments she made about the family.
Should schools teach girls not to leave it too late to start a family?
Northern Ireland schoolgirls should be taught the dangers of leaving it too late to start a family, a top educationalist has claimed.
Nine in ten women pass PSNI fitness test after shake-up
Nine in ten women have passed the PSNI's fitness assessment since the test was radically changed to address high failure rates among female candidates, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal.
Equal Pay Day: 9 ways women can negotiate a payrise
On Equal Pay Day, women in the UK effectively stop earning, compared to male counterparts.
Australian Instagram star Essena O'Neill exposes the dark side of social media fame in...
Australian teenager with more than 700,000 Instagram followers made an emotional video about the dark side of social media describing the unhappiness that comes with fame and power.
Sexism row after new passport celebrates seven men and two women
A sexism row has erupted after the new UK passport was presented as showcasing the country's cultural heritage - while celebrating just two women.
Ovarian cancers risk changes the more children you have, researchers find
A woman's chance of developing different types of ovarian cancer could depend on whether she is sterilised or has children, research suggests.
Many women 'worried about missing out on motherhood'
Women are not "sleepwalking" into infertility, with many worried about missing out on the chance of having children, according to a new report.
Bradley Cooper: Wage gap needs more attention
Hollywood star Bradley Cooper is pleased his female co-stars have started talking out about the wage gap between them and their male counterparts.
Irish TV presenter reveals what happened when she confronted catcaller: 'I was called a...
Irish TV presenter Kathryn Thomas has revealed she was subjected to verbal abuse when she confronted a catcaller on the street.
Senior female surgeon dismisses claims that sexism is rife
A senior surgeon has dismissed claims by a female colleague that sexism is rife in the profession and suggested women should laugh off remarks made by male counterparts.
FA chairman Greg Dyke: Jose Mourinho should have apologised to Eva Carneiro
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has told officials that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho committed "a failure of his personal judgement and public behaviour" in his criticism of team doctor Eva Carneiro, it can be revealed.
PSNI axes section of contentious fitness test deemed unfair to women
Female police recruits have welcomed further radical changes to the PSNI fitness test to address concerns over the high failure rate of women applicants.
Lucy Evangelista launches Victoria Square’s Autumn/Winter fashion
Former Miss Northern Ireland, Lucy Evangelista, has launched the countdown to Victoria Square’s Autumn/Winter fashion events wearing a bespoke leaf skirt inspired by the infamous dome.
Hillsborough stunner Sacha Livingstone is crowned Miss Ireland
Blonde beauty Sacha Livingstone, from Hillsborough, has been crowned the new Miss Ireland.
Women in their 20s 'earn more than men'
The gender pay gap has been reversed for women in their 20s, but female salaries remain overtaken by men in later life.
Women bosses work 57 days for free
Women managers are effectively working for free for 57 days a year because of a gender pay gap, according to a new study.
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Man who raped woman hours before his wedding jailed for life UK
Colin Glen Forest Park suspected pipe bomb find 'despicable', SDLP councillor Northern Ireland
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DUP faces split threat over gay marriage call
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