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'I feel helpless': this is the face of child detention on Nauru – video

'I feel helpless': this is the face of child detention on Nauru – video

Ali is a 12-year-old Iranian asylum seeker detained on Nauru. His mother has been repeatedly recommended for urgent medical transfer to Australia but, 14 months on, there is no immediate plan to move
Gorillas are far more numerous than previously thought, survey reveals

Gorillas are far more numerous than previously thought, survey reveals

Larger-than-expected population in Africa gives hope for species survival, scientists say, but animal remains critically endangeredThere are far more gorillas left in the world than previously
Qatari man held for 13 years over links to al-Qaida: I was tortured on US soil

Qatari man held for 13 years over links to al-Qaida: I was tortured on US soil

Ali al-Marri, declared an ‘enemy combatant’ by George W Bush, insists he is innocent – and wants to challenge his FBI interrogators in courtA convicted “sleeper terrorist” linked to the 9/11 planners
Asylum seeker boy on Nauru pleads for medical help for his mother

Asylum seeker boy on Nauru pleads for medical help for his mother

‘There is no one to see how we are suffering,’ Ali, 12, says from tent he shares with his mother • Sign up to receive the top stories every morningA 12-year-old asylum seeker held on Nauru has
AIQ firm could face legal action over personal data inquiry

AIQ firm could face legal action over personal data inquiry

Canadian marketing chiefs deny refusing to cooperate fully with information commissioner about data usage during Brexit voteThe information commissioner is considering taking legal action against a
The Guardian view on the Toronto van attack: a misogynist movement spreads? | Editorial

The Guardian view on the Toronto van attack: a misogynist movement spreads? | Editorial

The suspect in Monday’s deadly incident reportedly posted hateful ‘incel’ material, shedding light on an alarming subcultureThe Toronto van attack that killed 10 people and injured 13 others on Monday
The largest thing in the universe? Cosmic collision 12bn years ago created mega-galaxy

The largest thing in the universe? Cosmic collision 12bn years ago created mega-galaxy

A spectacular pileup of 14 galaxies soon after the Big Bang has been seen and recorded for the first timeThe colossal merger of 14 galaxies more than 12 billion years ago has been captured by
Jim Faley obituary

Jim Faley obituary

​My father, Jim Faley, who has died aged 90, was a man who lived his life based on family, a strong work ethic and integrity. In the 1940s and 50s he was employed as a fireman on steam locomotives
UN-EU conference falls $5bn short of Syrian aid target for 2018

UN-EU conference falls $5bn short of Syrian aid target for 2018

UN says $9bn is required to help those in need and some programmes may need to be cutSyrian refugees are facing a large shortfall in aid after a two-day joint UN-EU pledging conference in Brussels
Malta losing money 'hand over fist' from Azerbaijan energy deal, claim experts

Malta losing money 'hand over fist' from Azerbaijan energy deal, claim experts

Leaked files reveal cost of agreement to taxpayers as opposition calls for more transparency The European commission approved a monopoly energy deal with Azerbaijan under which Maltese taxpayers could
Trump set for official UK visit in July – minus pomp and ceremony

Trump set for official UK visit in July – minus pomp and ceremony

The US president is finally coming to Britain, but he won’t be honoured with a state visitDonald Trump will finally make his first official visit to Britain this summer, sources have confirmed. The US
Crazy Rich Asians: can the romcom be a gamechanger for representation?

Crazy Rich Asians: can the romcom be a gamechanger for representation?

Hollywood has been reluctant to take a chance on east Asian and south-east Asian stories. But a seductive, crowd-pleasing comedy is following US TV’s lead in bringing their voices to the screen I have
Google puts gun emoji back in holster with switch to water pistol

Google puts gun emoji back in holster with switch to water pistol

Google announces change for next Android update, falling in line with Apple, Samsung, WhatsApp and TwitterGoogle has become the latest firm to change its gun emoji to resemble a water pistol, falling
Rösti reception: the Korean summit menu – in pictures

Rösti reception: the Korean summit menu – in pictures

A Korean ‘reinterpretation’ of the Swiss fried potato dish rösti is one highlight of the banquet planned for after Friday’s summit between the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s
Margaret Knox obituary

Margaret Knox obituary

During the course of her travels, my mother, Margaret Knox, who has died aged 93, immersed herself in the culture of the countries she and her husband, Andrew, lived in.In Nigeria she set up one of
Twitter reports profit for second quarter in a row and adds 6m new users

Twitter reports profit for second quarter in a row and adds 6m new users

Company posts first-quarter profit of $61m on revenues of $665m, comfortably ahead of analysts’ expectationsIt’s taken 12 years, but Twitter is now a money-maker. The social media company reported its
Artificial intelligence: €20bn investment call from EU commission

Artificial intelligence: €20bn investment call from EU commission

Move to boost AI research amid concerns Europe is losing ground to US and ChinaBrussels has called for a €20bn (£14bn) cash injection for artificial intelligence research, while pouring cold water
Israeli police officer jailed over 2014 death of Palestinian teenager

Israeli police officer jailed over 2014 death of Palestinian teenager

Nine-month sentence described as ‘ridiculous’ by father of 17-year-old who posed no threatAn Israeli border police officer who fatally shot a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration while the boy was
Amber Rudd admits she should have realised sooner Windrush was systemic problem - Politics live

Amber Rudd admits she should have realised sooner Windrush was systemic problem - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs, Amber Rudd giving evidence to MPs on Windrush and David Davis giving evidence to
Yacht firm's director acquitted of manslaughter over Cheeki Rafiki sinking

Yacht firm's director acquitted of manslaughter over Cheeki Rafiki sinking

Douglas Innes found not guilty of manslaughter of four sailors who died when boat capsized mid-AtlanticThe director of a yachting management company has been acquitted of the manslaughter of four