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Trump State of the Union address promised unity but emphasized discord

Trump State of the Union address promised unity but emphasized discord

The president’s ‘new American moment’ speech stirred Republican applause while Democrats showed thinly disguised contemptDonald Trump has promised a “new American moment” in a State of the Union
The UK promised us Hong Kong would never walk alone – Theresa May has to keep that promise

The UK promised us Hong Kong would never walk alone – Theresa May has to keep that promise

The Chinese government is waging a fully-fledged crackdown on opposition in Hong Kong. The prime minister must speak up before it is too lateIn 1996, on the eve of handover, the British prime
Theresa May pledges to raise Hong Kong and human rights with China

Theresa May pledges to raise Hong Kong and human rights with China

Prime minister says she believes her relationship with Xi Jinping will allow her to talk thorny issues but defenders doubt her will or influenceTheresa May has insisted she will raise human rights and
Rwanda becomes first poor country to provide eye care for all

Rwanda becomes first poor country to provide eye care for all

In a country where a third of people have sight problems, specialist nurses have visited all 15,000 villages as part of a life-changing projectRwanda has become the first low-income country to provide
Asio says threat to Australia greater now than in cold war

Asio says threat to Australia greater now than in cold war

Agency says controversial new security laws needed to counter ‘pervasive’ foreign threatThe Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (Asio) has told a parliamentary inquiry that it needs sweeping
In this age of propaganda, we must defend ourselves. Here’s how | Natalie Nougayrède

In this age of propaganda, we must defend ourselves. Here’s how | Natalie Nougayrède

Distortion has become the new normal in Russia – but technology leaves us all at risk if we cannot recognise liesRarely a day goes by without reference to “propaganda”. The outgoing German ambassador
Joe Kennedy gives Democrats' response to Trump's State of the Union - video

Joe Kennedy gives Democrats' response to Trump's State of the Union - video

Massachusetts representative Joe Kennedy III says 'bullies may land a punch' and leave a mark but have 'never managed to match the strength and spirit of a people united in defense of their future',
Country diary: this stony grazing is littered with prehistoric remains

Country diary: this stony grazing is littered with prehistoric remains

North Hill, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall: Marks of cutting on the edges of split rock are softened and disguised by turf, moss, lichen and rushy poolsRun-off streams down the lane leading to isolated
'Americans are dreamers too': Trump calls for immigration changes – video

'Americans are dreamers too': Trump calls for immigration changes – video

The US president proposes immigration changes during his first State of the Union speech. 'So tonight, I am extending an open hand to work with members of both parties – Democrats and Republicans – to
Trump pays tribute to first responders in State of the Union address – video

Trump pays tribute to first responders in State of the Union address – video

The US president recognizes several public servants during his State of the Union address, including a US Coast Guard pilot who helped rescue victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and a firefighter
Stowaway Australian parrot travels 2,300km on New Zealand cruise liner

Stowaway Australian parrot travels 2,300km on New Zealand cruise liner

A galah, a variety of cockatoo originally from Brisbane in Queensland, was confined to a luxury cabin after it was discoveredAn Australian cockatoo has enjoyed a scenic cruise around New Zealand in a
'Extraordinary success': Trump lauds first year at State of the Union – video

'Extraordinary success': Trump lauds first year at State of the Union – video

In his first address, the US president says his administration embarked on a 'righteous mission' to 'make America great again for all Americans'. Reflecting on the past year, Donald Trump says: 'We
Lorde takes out newspaper advert in wake of Grammys snub to women

Lorde takes out newspaper advert in wake of Grammys snub to women

After being overlooked at the awards, the New Zealand star thanks supporters for ‘believing in female musicians’New Zealand singer Lorde has taken out a full-page advert in her home country’s largest
Joyce says anti-corruption body not needed but he's 'happy' to examine options

Joyce says anti-corruption body not needed but he's 'happy' to examine options

Subtle shift in position follows Malcolm Turnbull’s refusal to rule out integrity commissionBarnaby Joyce is continuing to insist that the political system works in the absence of a federal
Not gonna fly: 'emotional support peacock' turned away by airline

Not gonna fly: 'emotional support peacock' turned away by airline

Bird named Dexter was banned from United Airlines flight from Newark to Los Angeles flight due to health and safety concernsA United Airlines passenger who tried to take her “emotional support
Husband confesses to killing French jogger Alexia Daval

Husband confesses to killing French jogger Alexia Daval

Jonathann Daval took part in tearful tribute march but has now admitted he ‘accidentally caused her death’, lawyer saysThe husband of a woman who was found burned and strangled near her usual jogging
Sydney seaplane location 'totally inexplicable' before crash, operator says

Sydney seaplane location 'totally inexplicable' before crash, operator says

Aircraft ‘should not have been where it was’ when it crashed into Jerusalem Bay on the Hawkesbury river, killing six people The operator of the seaplane that crashed north of Sydney on New Year’s Eve,
Trump sets out immigration plan in State of the Union address – as it happened

Trump sets out immigration plan in State of the Union address – as it happened

Trump renews call for path to citizenship for undocumented migrants and signs order to keep Guantánamo Bay prison openFull story: Trump’s address promised unity but emphasized discordView experimental
Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

Killer whales able to copy words such as ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’ as well as sounds from other orcas, study showsHigh-pitched, eerie and yet distinct, the sound of a voice calling the name “Amy” is
EU migrant visas 'should be for those working antisocial hours'

EU migrant visas 'should be for those working antisocial hours'

Post-Brexit immigration policy should cut number of low-skilled migrants, says thinktankA post-Brexit immigration policy should include a deep cut in the number of low-skilled European migrants coming