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Mozambique: 17 die after garbage 'mountains' collapse on to homes

Mozambique: 17 die after garbage 'mountains' collapse on to homes

Search under way for more bodies feared buried by debris in poor, densely populated area on outskirts of MaputoHeavy rains have triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in
NRA appears to be 'dialing down' high-profile appearance at CPAC

NRA appears to be 'dialing down' high-profile appearance at CPAC

CEO Wayne LaPierre’s name nowhere to be found on conservative conference agenda, although NRA says speech has not been cancelledThe National Rifle Association (NRA) appears to be trying to “dial down”
Indonesia issues volcanic ash flight warnings after Mount Sinabung erupts

Indonesia issues volcanic ash flight warnings after Mount Sinabung erupts

Largest eruption this year sends ash more than 7km into the sky, turning day into night across five nearby districtsIndonesia has raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano to their
Northern Ireland suicides outstrip Troubles death toll

Northern Ireland suicides outstrip Troubles death toll

4,500 people have taken their own lives since conflict ended, sparking calls to tackle crisis More people have taken their own lives in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday agreement than were
Homo erectus may have been a sailor – and able to speak

Homo erectus may have been a sailor – and able to speak

A new theory suggests that Homo erectus was able to create seagoing vessels – and must have used language to sail successfully They had bodies similar to modern humans, could make tools, and were

Indigenous Australians have never ceded sovereignty, Shareena Clanton tells Q&A – video

The Aboriginal actor attacks the government for its record on Indigenous affairs. 'We are the sovereign owners of this country … we have never ceded sovereignty,' Shareena Clanton tells the audience
A less timid version of Justin Trudeau won’t cut it. The NDP must be bolder | Martin Lukacs

A less timid version of Justin Trudeau won’t cut it. The NDP must be bolder | Martin Lukacs

To challenge the Liberals, Jagmeet Singh will have to overthrow Canada’s neoliberal consensusAt the New Democratic Party’s convention this weekend in Ottawa, their new leader Jagmeet Singh declared
Tony Abbott to call for immigration cut in speech targeting political elites

Tony Abbott to call for immigration cut in speech targeting political elites

The former prime minister wants 80,000 fewer immigrants: 110,000 rather than current 190,000Tony Abbott will call for a cut of 80,000 in Australia’s migration intake in a speech claiming the move
Protect kids, not guns: students stage gun reform protest in front of White House – video

Protect kids, not guns: students stage gun reform protest in front of White House – video

Dozens of teenage students lie down in front of the White House to demand gun reform in the wake of the Florida school shooting. The children were joined by parents and educators, one of whom read
Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex allegations

Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex allegations

Meeting with Haitian minister comes as charity publishes report into scandal Oxfam has offered its “humblest apologies” to the Haitian government over allegations of sexual exploitation by its staff.
7 Days in Entebbe review – Rosamund Pike hostage drama never gets off ground

7 Days in Entebbe review – Rosamund Pike hostage drama never gets off ground

Sluggish account of the 1976 plane hijacking fails to capitalise on strong cast and script, and José Padilha at the helmIt was one of the most audacious undertakings of the age: the Israeli mission to
Weatherwatch: fashion shines a light on climate change

Weatherwatch: fashion shines a light on climate change

From light clothes in medieval times to fur in the 1500s, fashion reveals how climate has changedThe history of fashion can give a fascinating glimpse of how climate has changed. Medieval times were
‘This wasn’t the person we knew’, say couple who cared for Florida shooting suspect – video

‘This wasn’t the person we knew’, say couple who cared for Florida shooting suspect – video

The pair who took in the Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz after his adoptive mother died in November 2017 tell ABC’s Good Morning America that they cannot process what he has done Continue
Turkey warns Assad not to intervene in Kurdish enclave

Turkey warns Assad not to intervene in Kurdish enclave

Ankara says Syrian government will face military response if it comes to aid of Kurds in AfrinTurkey warned the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad that it risked a military confrontation with Ankara
Michigan prisoner turned celebrated author may face incarceration bill

Michigan prisoner turned celebrated author may face incarceration bill

Curtis Dawkins wrote The Graybar Hotel while serving a life sentence. Now the state says proceeds from the work belong to themThe murderer who hopes writing fiction will set him free Curtis Dawkins, a
The Guardian view on Holocaust responsibility: Poland cannot wholly escape blame | Editorial

The Guardian view on Holocaust responsibility: Poland cannot wholly escape blame | Editorial

Germans planned the genocide and carried out most killings. But they had helpers and informants who should not be forgotten“When you find yourself in a hole, don’t call for a bulldozer” is a useful
Transport secretary wins injunction to stop HS2 protesters

Transport secretary wins injunction to stop HS2 protesters

High court order bans eight campaigners from ancient woodland in west LondonThe transport secretary, Chris Grayling, has been granted an injunction banning campaigners opposed to the construction of
Extent of UK cooperation with Gaddafi revealed

Extent of UK cooperation with Gaddafi revealed

Previously secret documents discovered in Tripoli shed fresh light on MI6’s links with Tripoli and Tony Blair’s role The global extent of MI6’s cooperation with Muammar Gaddafi and Tony Blair’s
Students stage White House protest as Trump gives nod to background bill

Students stage White House protest as Trump gives nod to background bill

Young people ask ‘am I next?’ at demonstration against Washington inaction in the wake of Florida attack Dozens of teenage students lay down on the pavement in front of the White House on Monday to
Angela Merkel gives key ally crucial job in CDU

Angela Merkel gives key ally crucial job in CDU

German chancellor appoints Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer secretary general of her Christian Democrats partyThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, put forward close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on