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Industry alliance sets out $1bn to tackle oceans' plastic waste

Industry alliance sets out $1bn to tackle oceans' plastic waste

Greenpeace sceptical about corporate polluters as alliance launched to reduce wasteThe scourge of plastic waste in the world’s oceans is the target of a new global alliance of businesses which says it
What is happening in Zimbabwe? – video report

What is happening in Zimbabwe? – video report

The centre of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, is deserted after the third day of a nationwide strike. Demonstrators are frustrated by the huge rise in living costs that has resulted in food and fuel
Woman had plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days

Woman had plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days

Scan finally detected the foreign body after four separate hospital visitsA woman in Northern Ireland lived with a plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days before it was detected following
Sherrilyn Kenyon accuses husband of 'Shakespearean plot' to poison her

Sherrilyn Kenyon accuses husband of 'Shakespearean plot' to poison her

In an explosive lawsuit, author of bestselling Dark-Hunter novels accuses her husband and two others of attempting to destroy her careerBestselling urban fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon has filed a
Goldman chief says sorry over ex-banker's role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman chief says sorry over ex-banker's role in 1MDB scandal

David Solomon apologises to the Malaysian people for Tim Leissner’s involvementThe chief executive of Goldman Sachs has apologised to the people of Malaysia over the role of a former employee of the
Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union address, or deliver it in writing

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union address, or deliver it in writing

House speaker says event would place an undue burden on the departments responsible for security, as a result of the shutdown Follow the latest US politics news – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi,
Iranian state television anchor arrested after flying into the US

Iranian state television anchor arrested after flying into the US

Press TV’s Marzieh Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin of New Orleans, was detained after arriving in St Louis, broadcaster saidA prominent American anchor on Iranian state television’s English-language
SAS member helped secure Nairobi hotel complex

SAS member helped secure Nairobi hotel complex

Soldier, who was reportedly in Kenya to train special forces, took part in operation against attackersA member of the SAS helped secure a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi after 14 people, including a
Peter Dutton tops GetUp's 'hard right' hit list for federal election

Peter Dutton tops GetUp's 'hard right' hit list for federal election

Tony Abbott in second place as activist group looks to extend list of targetsPeter Dutton is the most unpopular Australian politician among GetUp supporters, with the activist organisation now looking
Fighting Fyre with Fyre: the story of two warring festival documentaries

Fighting Fyre with Fyre: the story of two warring festival documentaries

The failed music festival has inspired two new documentaries and a war off-screen over the morality of the film-makers involvedScandal sells, or so it’s said, but few have captured the zeitgeist with
Egyptian universities reinstate students expelled for hugging

Egyptian universities reinstate students expelled for hugging

Mansoura and Al-Azhar universities backtrack after video of celebratory embrace goes viralTwo students expelled from university in Egypt for the “immoral act” of hugging in celebration of their
First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet

First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet

Cotton plant perishes on lunar far side after sprouting on board China’s Chang’e 4 landerThe appearance of a single green leaf hinted at a future in which astronauts would grow their own food in
More TSA employees skipping work as shutdown stretches on – live

More TSA employees skipping work as shutdown stretches on – live

Unscheduled absences double as unpaid workers report ‘they are not able to report to work due to financial limitations’.Sign up to the daily US morning briefing 12.41am GMT Senate Minority Leader
Hitman guilty of murdering Salford 'Mr Big' Paul Massey

Hitman guilty of murdering Salford 'Mr Big' Paul Massey

Mark Fellows and an associate also convicted of killing John Kinsella during gangland feudA gangland hitman has been convicted of the murder of the Salford criminal Paul Massey, known as “Mr Big”, and
Norway's favourite painting to go on display in London

Norway's favourite painting to go on display in London

Winter Night in the Mountains part of first Harald Sohlberg show outside NorwayEdvard Munch’s The Scream is a classic symbol of dread that has been hailed as the ultimate icon of contemporary politics
Zimbabwe: activist pastor arrested for 'inciting violence' – video

Zimbabwe: activist pastor arrested for 'inciting violence' – video

Armed Zimbabwean police arrested Evan Mawarire at his home on Wednesday, his lawyer said, on the third day of protests against fuel price rises. Businesses and schools remained closed as the
Civilians beaten and abducted in major Zimbabwe crackdown

Civilians beaten and abducted in major Zimbabwe crackdown

Activists tell of abductions and beatings during unrest linked to food and fuel shortagesPolice and military have launched a massive crackdown in Zimbabwe after what appears to be have been a
Yemen ceasefire: new UN resolution seeks to save agreement

Yemen ceasefire: new UN resolution seeks to save agreement

Fresh resolution will increase UN monitors overseeing Hodeidah dealThe UN has tried to prevent the collapse of the ceasefire agreement in Yemen by endorsing a fresh security council resolution
Putin says US wants to 'assert dominance' in Balkans as Macedonia changes name

Putin says US wants to 'assert dominance' in Balkans as Macedonia changes name

Russian president claims alleged increase of western influence is ‘destablising’Vladimir Putin has weighed into the row over Macedonia’s name-change, accusing the US and its allies of destabilising
'We're being held hostage': federal workers describe life without pay

'We're being held hostage': federal workers describe life without pay

Hundreds of workers contacted the Guardian to describe the impact on their lives, including anxiety over family finances and worries for the future. Here are some of their stories I am a seasonal