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Ontario opposition leader resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

Ontario opposition leader resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative party, has denied allegations from two unnamed women The leader of the main opposition party in Ontario has resigned, amid allegations of sexual
Congo 'state agents' murdered hundreds in 2017, says UN report

Congo 'state agents' murdered hundreds in 2017, says UN report

Findings deepen concerns about escalating violence in country hit by political and ethnic unrest“State agents” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out 1,176 extrajudicial killings last
Trump to May: 'We love your country' – video

Trump to May: 'We love your country' – video

Donald Trump and Theresa May hold a bilateral talk at Davos 2018. Trump used the opportunity to confirm his 'great relationship' with the prime minister and announce his love for the UKDavos 2018:
Senior UN figures under investigation over alleged sexual harassment

Senior UN figures under investigation over alleged sexual harassment

World Food Programme official suspended pending inquiry as UNAids declines to comment on scrutiny of deputy directorHave you encountered harassment in the aid sector? Share your storyThe United
Shirkers review - paean to never-finished film is love letter to Singapore

Shirkers review - paean to never-finished film is love letter to Singapore

Director Sandi Tan puts together a magical documentary about an unrealised film project that celebrates the power of youth and friendshipAn unexpected delight, this documentary about Singapore’s only
Rapper Nelly accused of sexual assault by two further women

Rapper Nelly accused of sexual assault by two further women

In an ongoing sexual assault lawsuit, two further allegations have been made, one by a British womanThe US rapper Nelly has been accused of two further sexual assaults, amid a lawsuit against him
Jamie Oliver and Wetherspoons caught up in meat recall

Jamie Oliver and Wetherspoons caught up in meat recall

Supplier to restaurant chains and schools fails hygiene inspection and is ordered to recall meatJamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant chain is among companies caught up in a meat recall that led
Trump's reported fear of sharks leads to surge in charity donations

Trump's reported fear of sharks leads to surge in charity donations

Marine charities say they are benefitting from Stormy Daniels’ claim Trump is terrified of sharksDonald Trump’s reported fear of sharks appears to have led to a flood of donations to animal welfare
Surge in recorded crime spells trouble for Theresa May

Surge in recorded crime spells trouble for Theresa May

Crime statistics are notoriously complex, but do police figures mean PM’s luck has run out?The alarming acceleration in crime, particularly violent crime, in England and Wales revealed by the latest
Austria’s far-right fraternities brace for protests at annual ball

Austria’s far-right fraternities brace for protests at annual ball

Secretive event funded by populist Freedom party to boost security after exposés and threats from feminist prankstersStudents who want to be accepted into Austria’s secretive student fraternities have
Venice restaurant that hit tourists with £1,000 bill faces £17,000 fines

Venice restaurant that hit tourists with £1,000 bill faces £17,000 fines

Official checks find Osteria da Luca breached safety and food description rules, reports sayA restaurant in Venice that charged a group of Japanese tourists €1,143 (£994) for four steaks Florentine, a
Rise in migrant arrivals to Italy raises fears over Libyan lawlessness

Rise in migrant arrivals to Italy raises fears over Libyan lawlessness

Possibility of elections in Libya this autumn is increasing tensions between military leader in east and UN-recognised government in TripoliThere was a 15% year-on-year rise in the number of people
Army apologises to family of young soldier who died at Deepcut

Army apologises to family of young soldier who died at Deepcut

Inquest hears welfare at barracks ‘should have been better’ at time of Pte Sean Benton’s deathThe army has apologised to the family of a young soldier who died at Deepcut barracks. Brig Chris Coles
Geoffrey Robertson: human rights lawyer made officer of Order of Australia

Geoffrey Robertson: human rights lawyer made officer of Order of Australia

Robertson frequently criticises refugee policy, warning Australia seen as ‘mean and miserable’He’s been a frequent critic of Australia’s refugee policy, warning Australia risks being seen as “mean and
Remains in Europe: mummified woman in Basel is Boris Johnson’s ancestor

Remains in Europe: mummified woman in Basel is Boris Johnson’s ancestor

DNA tests show Anna Catharina Bischoff is UK foreign secretary’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmotherScientists in the Swiss city of Basel have finally identified a mysterious
'I used to see them as a bunch of rioters': Brazil's radical farmers | Ignacio Amigo

'I used to see them as a bunch of rioters': Brazil's radical farmers | Ignacio Amigo

Landless workers who occupied disused and degraded farmland were finally given plots – and have transformed them into fields of bounty through agroforestryPhotographs by Ignacio AmigoOne day in 2005
Turkey disputes US version of Trump-Erdoğan phone call

Turkey disputes US version of Trump-Erdoğan phone call

Turkish official denies Trump raised concerns over military action in Kurdish enclave in SyriaThe US and Turkey have released opposing accounts of a phone call between Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip
As State of the Union nears, is America great again for the working class?

As State of the Union nears, is America great again for the working class?

Donald Trump has painted himself a champion of workers, and will probably do so again next week. But the record tells a different story Few parts of the American body politic have been analysed as
UK's former chief rabbi defends his help for Pence's Israel speech

UK's former chief rabbi defends his help for Pence's Israel speech

Jonathan Sacks says he advised the US vice-president only on links between Jews and IsraelA former chief rabbi of the UK, Jonathan Sacks, has defended his role in a controversial speech delivered in
Rise in recorded crime is accelerating in England and Wales

Rise in recorded crime is accelerating in England and Wales

Police figures show offences up 14% in a year, with knife and gun crime rising even more steeplyThe rise in crime in England and Wales is accelerating, with a 14% year-on-year increase in offences