A novel take on an ancient crime

As a teenage exchange student in an isolated town in northern Iceland, Hannah Kent found the story of Agnes Magnusdottir, the last person executed in Iceland for murder, playing on her mind.

Funding shortage worsens domestic violence

Thousands of female victims of domestic violence are being forced to choose between homelessness and returning to their abusive partners after seeking help, due to a severe lack of funding within the crisis support sector.