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Barry Bennell found guilty of sexual abusing youth footballers

Barry Bennell found guilty of sexual abusing youth footballers

Former Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra coach convicted on historical charges The former football coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of multiple sexual offences against boys whom he targeted
US drug companies accused of being 'cheerleaders' for opioids

US drug companies accused of being 'cheerleaders' for opioids

Senate committee scorches Purdue Pharma and other firms‘These financial relationships were insidious, lacked transparency’The five biggest companies making prescription opioids have been accused by a
Chair of Oxfam International arrested on corruption charges in Guatemala

Chair of Oxfam International arrested on corruption charges in Guatemala

Juan Alberto Fuentes detained over charges relating to his time as Guatemala’s finance minister, in fresh scandal for organisation embroiled in sexual exploitation allegationsThe chairman of the board
Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack

Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack

First British holidaymakers since 2015 travel to country with the tour operator Thomas Cook has resumed flights from the UK to Tunisia for the first time since 2015, when 30 Britons were killed in the
How Iceland became the bitcoin miners’ paradise

How Iceland became the bitcoin miners’ paradise

The island nation is the first to use more electricity on mining cryptocurriencies than on its households – thanks in part to its magma-fuelled power plantsBitcoin’s price may be down more than 50%
Boris Johnson's naked ambition blinds him to the dangers of Brexit

Boris Johnson's naked ambition blinds him to the dangers of Brexit

The foreign secretary’s vision of a ‘liberal’ future outside the EU is a triumph of self-delusionBoris Johnson has made his career out of creating myths about Europe. With Theresa May’s job again
Delivery man talked of killing David Cameron and Queen, court hears

Delivery man talked of killing David Cameron and Queen, court hears

Aweys Shikhey allegedly led double life and dreamed of jihad, Old Bailey hearsA delivery driver discussed killing the former prime minister David Cameron and the “old woman Elizabeth” before
Jacob Zuma's defiance deepens the political crisis in South Africa | Jason Burke

Jacob Zuma's defiance deepens the political crisis in South Africa | Jason Burke

Ruling party says it has little idea when South African president will leave office as political crisis deepensSouth Africa has been pitched into an unprecedented political crisis after the ruling ANC
'Hotheaded' driver who ran down motorcyclist jailed for 11 years

'Hotheaded' driver who ran down motorcyclist jailed for 11 years

Robbie Cheetham had ploughed into Callum Bracchi at 60mph, breaking both his legsA man who drove into a stationary motorcyclist in a “hotheaded” act of revenge for bumping into his car has been jailed
The toxic effects of the Oxfam scandal have weakened us all in the aid sector | Kevin Watkins

The toxic effects of the Oxfam scandal have weakened us all in the aid sector | Kevin Watkins

Across our programmes at Save the Children, we deal with some of the world’s most vulnerable people. The only antidote to abuse is zero toleranceIn the space of a week, a story that started out as a
Russian watchdog orders YouTube to remove Navalny luxury yacht video

Russian watchdog orders YouTube to remove Navalny luxury yacht video

Oligarch wins injunction over opposition leader’s investigation into meeting with ministerRussia has threatened to block access to YouTube and Instagram if the websites do not remove videos and photos
Military added 4,000 veterans to gun ban list after Texas church shooting

Military added 4,000 veterans to gun ban list after Texas church shooting

Dishonorable discharge records quietly added to background check system after veteran with domestic violence conviction killed dozensIn the weeks after a US air force veteran murdered 26 people with a
Asma Jahangir obituary

Asma Jahangir obituary

Lawyer and human rights campaigner who fought for women, children and religious minorities in her native PakistanFor four decades the Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir, who has died aged 66 after a
Sexualised atmosphere among aid workers in Haiti disturbed me | Phoebe Greenwood

Sexualised atmosphere among aid workers in Haiti disturbed me | Phoebe Greenwood

I was among thousands flown in after the 2010 quake, and was unsettled by the atmosphere I arrived in Port-au-Prince a few days after the earthquake in 2010. I was a spokesperson for Save the Children
Trump's infrastructure plan aims to sweep away 'inefficient' environmental reviews

Trump's infrastructure plan aims to sweep away 'inefficient' environmental reviews

Trump’s plan would threaten endangered species or fragile habitats with limits for environmental reviewsThe Trump administration is attempting to speed up or even sweep away various environmental
'We will shoot your vagina': Philippines president on communist rebels – video

'We will shoot your vagina': Philippines president on communist rebels – video

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, has said soldiers should shoot female communist rebels in their vaginas. Duterte gave the order during a speech to more than 200 former communist soldiers
Ben Stokes to face crown court trial over Bristol nightclub incident

Ben Stokes to face crown court trial over Bristol nightclub incident

England cricketer set for first crown court hearing on 12 MarchCo-defendants Ryan Hale and Ryan Ali also indicate not-guilty pleasThe England cricketer Ben Stokes will face a crown court trial over an
Egypt's allies urged to denounce 'farcical' presidential election

Egypt's allies urged to denounce 'farcical' presidential election

Sisi government has ‘trampled over’ requirements for free and fair elections, rights groups sayEgypt’s western allies have been urged to denounce the country’s “farcical” presidential election, after
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial begins behind closed doors

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial begins behind closed doors

Judge bans media from Israeli military court as trial of teenager filmed slapping and kicking soldiers startsA teenage Palestinian protester filmed slapping and kicking two soldiers outside her home
Barnaby Joyce controversy needs swift resolution, Warren Truss says

Barnaby Joyce controversy needs swift resolution, Warren Truss says

Reports emerge that delegation of Nationals will ask deputy prime minister to stand asideThe former Nationals leader Warren Truss says the Barnaby Joyce furore needs to be resolved “constructively and