Missouri reduced to just one abortion clinic as new regulations take effect | US news

Missouri now has just one clinic providing abortions, after the only other clinic in the state that performs the procedure failed to adhere to new state requirements. Federal appeals court judges ruled last month that Missouri can enforce a requirement that doctors must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals before they can perform abortions. The …

Government publishes latest round of no-deal Brexit planning documents – Politics live | Politics

This government and its predecessors have been deporting the Windrush generation. They have also been illegally detaining them, wrongly preventing them from re-entering this country after a trip overseas. And the government can’t or won’t say how many were bullied and threatened into becoming a so-called ‘voluntary removal’. How can this happen? The most important …

China: new rules to prevent sex-selective abortions raise fears | World news

New rules restricting abortions in a Chinese province have prompted concern from citizens and activists over state control of women’s bodies. Jiangxi province issued guidelines last week stipulating that women more than 14 weeks pregnant must have signed approval from three medical professionals confirming an abortion is medically necessary before any procedure. The measures are …