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7 Days in Entebbe review – Rosamund Pike hostage drama never gets off ground

7 Days in Entebbe review – Rosamund Pike hostage drama never gets off ground

Sluggish account of the 1976 plane hijacking fails to capitalise on strong cast and script, and José Padilha at the helmIt was one of the most audacious undertakings of the age: the Israeli mission to
Weatherwatch: fashion shines a light on climate change

Weatherwatch: fashion shines a light on climate change

From light clothes in medieval times to fur in the 1500s, fashion reveals how climate has changedThe history of fashion can give a fascinating glimpse of how climate has changed. Medieval times were
‘This wasn’t the person we knew’, say couple who cared for Florida shooting suspect – video

‘This wasn’t the person we knew’, say couple who cared for Florida shooting suspect – video

The pair who took in the Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz after his adoptive mother died in November 2017 tell ABC’s Good Morning America that they cannot process what he has done Continue
Turkey warns Assad not to intervene in Kurdish enclave

Turkey warns Assad not to intervene in Kurdish enclave

Ankara says Syrian government will face military response if it comes to aid of Kurds in AfrinTurkey warned the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad that it risked a military confrontation with Ankara
Michigan prisoner turned celebrated author may face incarceration bill

Michigan prisoner turned celebrated author may face incarceration bill

Curtis Dawkins wrote The Graybar Hotel while serving a life sentence. Now the state says proceeds from the work belong to themThe murderer who hopes writing fiction will set him free Curtis Dawkins, a
The Guardian view on Holocaust responsibility: Poland cannot wholly escape blame | Editorial

The Guardian view on Holocaust responsibility: Poland cannot wholly escape blame | Editorial

Germans planned the genocide and carried out most killings. But they had helpers and informants who should not be forgotten“When you find yourself in a hole, don’t call for a bulldozer” is a useful
Transport secretary wins injunction to stop HS2 protesters

Transport secretary wins injunction to stop HS2 protesters

High court order bans eight campaigners from ancient woodland in west LondonThe transport secretary, Chris Grayling, has been granted an injunction banning campaigners opposed to the construction of
Extent of UK cooperation with Gaddafi revealed

Extent of UK cooperation with Gaddafi revealed

Previously secret documents discovered in Tripoli shed fresh light on MI6’s links with Tripoli and Tony Blair’s role The global extent of MI6’s cooperation with Muammar Gaddafi and Tony Blair’s
Students stage White House protest as Trump gives nod to background bill

Students stage White House protest as Trump gives nod to background bill

Young people ask ‘am I next?’ at demonstration against Washington inaction in the wake of Florida attack Dozens of teenage students lay down in front of the White House on Monday to demand
'Mini-Merkel' given crucial CDU job as chancellor looks to future

'Mini-Merkel' given crucial CDU job as chancellor looks to future

German chancellor appoints Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer secretary general of her Christian Democrats partyThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, put forward close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on
Beware of kneejerk reaction to Oxfam scandal | Letters

Beware of kneejerk reaction to Oxfam scandal | Letters

Readers, some with experience of aid work and safeguarding, respond to news that critics are ‘gunning for Oxfam’ over alleged sexual exploitation in Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquakeAs someone
Slaves, serfs, apprentices and property rights | Letters

Slaves, serfs, apprentices and property rights | Letters

Professors Robert Lee and Gad Heuman on the European legal context for abolishing slaveryThe excellent article by David Olusoga (13 February), together with subsequent letters (15 February), seeks to
Latvian representative at ECB detained in bribery case

Latvian representative at ECB detained in bribery case

Ilmars Rimsevics questioned on charge relating to bank accused of doing business with North Korea The reputation of the European Central Bank is under the spotlight after the detention of one its
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question

Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question

New York law may allow officers to escape charges by claiming sex was consensual, an apparent oversight described as ‘shocking’ The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in
GetUp targets Labor in 'biggest ever' week-long blitz over foreign donations law

GetUp targets Labor in 'biggest ever' week-long blitz over foreign donations law

Email asks members to take daily action until Labor decides its position on bill Labor is the target of a new campaign by GetUp to persuade it to oppose the proposed ban on foreign donations and other
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern joins gay pride parade – video

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern joins gay pride parade – video

Jacinda Ardern becomes New Zealand's first prime minister to walk in the country's gay pride parade. Ardern walked with a crowd of 25,000 in Auckland and used the opportunity to call for more work to
US role in Syria alarms Turkey and could dent prospect of peace deal

US role in Syria alarms Turkey and could dent prospect of peace deal

Build up of US presence and its support for Kurdish militia risks hardening divisions furtherAs the 1,500 delegates made their way to the Russian city of Sochi to attend a conference billed as a first
Top Democrat suggests proof of Trump-Russia collusion still to come

Top Democrat suggests proof of Trump-Russia collusion still to come

While these latest indictments do not allege Trump’s team knowingly colluded, says Adam Schiff, that doesn’t mean later ones won’t Ten key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s Russia indictment The top
Nurofen owner Reckitt misses profit forecast amid tough trading

Nurofen owner Reckitt misses profit forecast amid tough trading

Consumer goods group blames difficulties in developed markets and rising commodity costsReckitt Benckiser, the owner of brands including Durex and Nurofen, missed its 2017 profit expectations and said
Utøya massacre re-enactment stuns Berlin audiences

Utøya massacre re-enactment stuns Berlin audiences

Single-take film shot in real time draws praise from survivors of 2011 attack as it premieres at Berlin festivalA real-time feature film re-enactment of the massacre by a far-right terrorist in Norway