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Tech billionaire, ordered to reopen public beach, appeals to supreme court

Tech billionaire, ordered to reopen public beach, appeals to supreme court

Investor Vinod Khosla has battled regulators for years over Martin’s Beach, which can only be reached by road on his propertyA Silicon Valley billionaire who was ordered by California courts to
Nauru mould problem was of ‘epic proportions’, microbiologist says

Nauru mould problem was of ‘epic proportions’, microbiologist says

Dr Cameron Jones, who was contracted by Transfield, says his 225-page report on the problem was covered upThe microbiologist contracted to assess the mould in the Nauru immigration centre says the
North Korea sanctions: Donald Trump announces 'largest ever' package

North Korea sanctions: Donald Trump announces 'largest ever' package

Measures aim to cut off sources of revenue for nuclear program, according to excerpts of plan released by White HouseDonald Trump announced on Friday a new package of measures against North Korea
NRA under mounting pressure as companies cut ties with gun lobby

NRA under mounting pressure as companies cut ties with gun lobby

Companies including Best Western, Hertz and Wyndham end affiliation after #BoycottNRA campaign gains momentum on social mediaUS companies are distancing themselves from the National Rifle Association
UK's post-Brexit trade deal aspirations an illusion, says Donald Tusk

UK's post-Brexit trade deal aspirations an illusion, says Donald Tusk

EU leaders left incredulous by reports emerging about Theresa May’s strategy following Chequers meetingTheresa May’s reported agreement with her cabinet on a future trading relationship with the EU
Yarl's Wood women feel desperate, says Diane Abbott

Yarl's Wood women feel desperate, says Diane Abbott

Women at immigration centre say they are on hunger strike over their indefinite detentionWomen held at the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre felt desperate at being kept there indefinitely,
Missing Nigerian girls declared ‘national disaster’ by president

Missing Nigerian girls declared ‘national disaster’ by president

Troops sent to find dozens of children who disappeared after Boko Haram raid on schoolPresident Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria has suffered a “national disaster” after dozens of girls went missing
The strangest moments from Donald Trump's CPAC 2018 speech  – video

The strangest moments from Donald Trump's CPAC 2018 speech – video

US president addresses Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Trump said if Democrats won seats in 2018 they would 'repeal your tax cuts' and 'take away your second
What happened to US diplomats in Cuba? – Science Weekly podcast

What happened to US diplomats in Cuba? – Science Weekly podcast

Ian Sample delves into a preliminary study of US embassy staff said to have been targeted by an energy source in Cuba. With no unifying explanation, what do scientists think happened?Subscribe and
Fear of UK meat scandal as data shows hygiene breaches at most plants

Fear of UK meat scandal as data shows hygiene breaches at most plants

Almost two-thirds of audited meat plants in breach of safety rules in England, Wales and Northern Ireland On average, 16 major failings recorded every week over the past three years The scale of food
Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin? | David Graeber

Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin? | David Graeber

Islamist militants – with Turkish army support – are wreaking havoc with a pocket of peace and sanity in the Syrian warThree years ago the world watched a ragtag band of men and women fighters in the
I try like hell to hide that bald spot, says Donald Trump – video

I try like hell to hide that bald spot, says Donald Trump – video

The US president indulges in some self-admiration at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Glimpsing himself on TV, he remarks: 'What a nice picture that is, look at that, I’d love to watch
Why Finland allied itself with Nazi Germany | Letter

Why Finland allied itself with Nazi Germany | Letter

It was not to prevent Soviet conquest but to win back territories lost to the USSR, writes Geoffrey RobertsZofia Nowinska (Letters, 16 February) writes that “the consequences of being conquered by
Police foil cocaine ring at Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

Police foil cocaine ring at Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

Ex-diplomatic official and police officer among those arrested after drugs found in luggageA former Russian diplomatic official and an Argentinian police officer are among those arrested in connection
Ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort vows to fight 'untrue' charges as Gates cuts plea deal

Ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort vows to fight 'untrue' charges as Gates cuts plea deal

Defiant Manafort says ‘I had hoped my business colleague would have had the strength to continue the battle to prove our innocence’ Trump-Russia investigation: the key questions answeredFormer Donald
Chinese government takes over troubled insurance giant Anbang

Chinese government takes over troubled insurance giant Anbang

Chairman Wu Xiaohui prosecuted for economic crimesFirm recently held talks with company controlled by KushnersThe Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group, one of the
UN security council fails to agree on Syria ceasefire after second day of talks

UN security council fails to agree on Syria ceasefire after second day of talks

Negotiations follow appeal by Macron and Merkel urging Putin to stop blocking resolutionThe UN security council failed to agree after a second day of intensive talks on a proposed 30-day ceasefire
So Neanderthals made abstract art? This astounding discovery humbles every human

So Neanderthals made abstract art? This astounding discovery humbles every human

Scientists say cave paintings in Spain, thought to have been by our ancestors, were actually by Neanderthals. So did they teach us everything we know? If you go to the painted caves of Spain and
The Upside: Homes for the homeless, equal pay - and a clean up in paradise

The Upside: Homes for the homeless, equal pay - and a clean up in paradise

Week two of our series examined solutions for community breakdown and the gender pay gapSome of the most significant challenges that we are interested in exploring in this series are community
Top UN official accused of sexual harassment stands down

Top UN official accused of sexual harassment stands down

Luiz Loures, UNAids deputy chief who was cleared of assaulting a colleague in a lift, will not seek to extend contractLuiz Loures, a UN assistant secretary general and the subject of a recent sexual