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'I wish the president the very best': Hope Hicks steps down – video

Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and longtime aide to Donald Trump, has expressed her gratitude to the president after announcing her resignation. The White House confirmed news of
Dyson hoovers up £801m profit in Asian spending boom

Dyson hoovers up £801m profit in Asian spending boom

Almost 75% of growth comes from growing far east markets as Dyson sales hit £3.5bn Growing demand for battery-powered vacuum cleaners, hairdryers and air purifiers in flourishing Asian markets has
Matteo Salvini extends his far-right appeal as far as Sicily

Matteo Salvini extends his far-right appeal as far as Sicily

Southern Italians, whom he used to dismiss as parasites, voice support for the leader of La LegaIt has been three years since Matteo Salvini set foot in Sicily and issued an apology on behalf of the
Hope Hicks: her career at Trump's side – in pictures

Hope Hicks: her career at Trump's side – in pictures

The White House communications director has resigned after a whirlwind three years in which the former model with zero political experience became one of the president’s closest aides Continue
Trump tells senators: ‘You’re afraid of the NRA’ – video

Trump tells senators: ‘You’re afraid of the NRA’ – video

Donald Trump holds a meeting with politicians on school safety after the Florida high school shooting and tells Republican senator Pat Toomey he is ‘afraid of the NRA’. Trump told the group that while
Hope Hicks resigns as Trump's White House communications director

Hope Hicks resigns as Trump's White House communications director

The resignation comes one day after Hicks testified before the House intelligence committee for nine hours as part of the Russia investigationHope Hicks, the White House communications director and
Florida students on gun control: ‘We won't stop until we get change’ – video

Florida students on gun control: ‘We won't stop until we get change’ – video

Students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school two weeks after mass shooting that killed 17 people and use the continued media presence to renew their call for meaningful reform of gun
Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

Housing benefit claims from labour minister embarrass leftist-led governmentThe Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has been forced into an emergency cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of
Nationals reshuffle: Canavan survives but Hartsuyker, Drum dropped – as it happened

Nationals reshuffle: Canavan survives but Hartsuyker, Drum dropped – as it happened

Labor leader says staff were ‘smeared’ by Cash and calls on Malcolm Turnbull to act. Follow the day’s events live 7.30am GMT Righto that’s me done for the day, and parliament for the next couple of
Rate of gun injuries drops 20% during NRA conventions, study finds

Rate of gun injuries drops 20% during NRA conventions, study finds

The largest drops were among men in states with high gun-ownership rates and people who resided in the state hosting the conventionThe rate of gun injuries in the United States has regularly declined
‘African Mona Lisa’ fetches £1.2m at auction in London

‘African Mona Lisa’ fetches £1.2m at auction in London

Portrait of Nigerian princess Tutu found recently in London flat after being lost for decades A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess described as the “African Mona Lisa” sold at a London auction
Yemen war: senators push to end US support of Saudi Arabia

Yemen war: senators push to end US support of Saudi Arabia

Resolution introduced by three senators forces the chamber to voteAn effort to claw back its war powers from the executive branchThree US senators have introduced a resolution that will force the
Morning mail: Australia's pay paradox

Morning mail: Australia's pay paradox

Thursday: Part one of our series on stagnating living standards. Plus: astronomers detect signal from the earliest starsGood morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and
Mexico police charged with using death squad tactics on drug suspects

Mexico police charged with using death squad tactics on drug suspects

Veracruz police picked up youths and turned them over to specialized interrogation and torture squads, according to indictmentPolice in Mexico’s corruption-plagued state of Veracruz set up units that
Red alert as extreme weather claims life of man in freezing water

Red alert as extreme weather claims life of man in freezing water

Schools closed, flights cancelled and operations scrapped as UK prepares for worse disruption Parts of the UK were put on red alert on Wednesday as heavy snow fell across the country, closing roads
Georgia police take teacher into custody after shots fired at school

Georgia police take teacher into custody after shots fired at school

Police tweeted that no children were hurt or in danger after reports of shots at a high school in Dalton, 90 miles from AtlantaPolice in Georgia have taken a high school teacher into custody after
Whatever happened to wage rises in Australia?

Whatever happened to wage rises in Australia?

Special report: As living costs skyrocket, the usual economic assumptions no longer applyFor the past four years workers across Australia have for the first time outside of a recession seen their
The EU and Britain are playing a high-stakes game of chicken | Anand Menon

The EU and Britain are playing a high-stakes game of chicken | Anand Menon

The commission’s draft withdrawal agreement could force Theresa May to dig in on Ireland, and call Europe’s bluffThe European commission produced its much-anticipated draft withdrawal agreement on
The Guardian view on the war in Afghanistan: give peace a chance | Editorial

The Guardian view on the war in Afghanistan: give peace a chance | Editorial

Kabul’s government has made an offer of peace talks to the Taliban to end America’s longest war. It should be taken upIn extending an olive branch to the Taliban at an international conference in
Major says MPs should get free vote on final Brexit deal, with 2nd referendum or halting Brexit both options - Politics live

Major says MPs should get free vote on final Brexit deal, with 2nd referendum or halting Brexit both options - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and reaction as the EU publishes its draft text of the Brexit withdrawal