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Pope wades into indigenous conflict telling Chile's Mapuche to shun violence

Pope wades into indigenous conflict telling Chile's Mapuche to shun violence

‘Violence begets violence’ says pope in mass at ex-military base Mapuche activists have attacked churches, vehicles and schoolsPope Francis has denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains
Queen given Christmas glitter ball decorations by German president

Queen given Christmas glitter ball decorations by German president

Buckingham Palace releases list of official gifts, also including Tim Peake’s union flag badgeDuring her long reign the Queen has received all manner of official gifts so it requires imagination to
Gary Speed 'one of four players coached by Bennell to have killed themselves'

Gary Speed 'one of four players coached by Bennell to have killed themselves'

Former Wales manager hanged himself years after playing in team coached by Barry Bennell, court hearsGary Speed was one of four players from Barry Bennell’s junior football teams who killed himself in
From prudish Victorians to arrows in the eye  – 10 things from history everyone gets wrong

From prudish Victorians to arrows in the eye – 10 things from history everyone gets wrong

This week we were told that rats didn’t spread the plague, the Aztecs weren’t wiped out by smallpox and ‘whipping boys’ may never have actually existed. So what other ‘facts’ are historically
The Bayeux tapestry shows Britain’s birth as a European nation | John Lichfield

The Bayeux tapestry shows Britain’s birth as a European nation | John Lichfield

Macron’s loan isn’t some ‘Gallic joke’ about the last time we were invaded; it’s a portrait of how intimately linked we are to the continentAs a British-born, adopted Norman, I am delighted that the
Israeli judge denies bail to Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi

Israeli judge denies bail to Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi

Human rights groups criticise detention of minor arrested after viral video showed her hitting Israeli soldiersAn Israeli military judge has ordered the Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi to be held in
The other Ivanka: woman Trump tweeted in error takes aim at his presidency

The other Ivanka: woman Trump tweeted in error takes aim at his presidency

Ivanka Majic – @Ivanka – writes blogpost year after president’s mistake thrusted UK resident into spotlightA woman from Brighton has marked the first anniversary of her being mistaken by Donald Trump
#FBPE: what is the pro-EU hashtag spreading across social media?

#FBPE: what is the pro-EU hashtag spreading across social media?

If you’ve been wondering what it means, here’s the answer – and the complex tale of how some have tried to hijack itIf you have been on social media over the last few weeks, you may have seen people
Embattled Schulz tries to sell coalition deal to sceptical SPD

Embattled Schulz tries to sell coalition deal to sceptical SPD

Germany’s oldest party riven over whether to back talks with Angela Merkel’s conservativesLeading Social Democrats in Germany are engaged in a fierce battle of wills ahead of a crunch vote on Sunday
The plastic-free stores showing the big brands how to do it

The plastic-free stores showing the big brands how to do it

Retailers at the vanguard of Britain’s zero-waste movement say business is booming, so why are major supermarkets not doing more to cut plastic waste?Read more: Nearly 1m tonnes every year:
The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

Since the 2011 uprising, the IMF – backed by the G8 – has imposed economic reforms on Tunisia, at a cost to ordinary peopleTunisia has been facing protests across the country at price and tax rises
Victim of van attack by Britain First supporter criticises leniency of sentence

Victim of van attack by Britain First supporter criticises leniency of sentence

Kamal Ahmed says a Muslim who carried out such an attack would be treated differently, after Marek Zakrocki walks freeA restaurant owner who was the target of a van attack by a Britain First supporter
Two women sought over racist attack in London KFC restaurant

Two women sought over racist attack in London KFC restaurant

Women believed to be mother and daughter are suspects in assault that broke teenage girl’s armTwo women, believed to be mother and daughter, are being sought after a racist attack on a teenage girl in
Rokhaya Diallo: 'As a black woman, my freedom of speech didn't have value'

Rokhaya Diallo: 'As a black woman, my freedom of speech didn't have value'

Rokhaya Diallo is a French journalist and activist who was appointed to the CNNum, the national digital council at the end of last year. Her appointment sparked controversy due to some of her opinions
The refugee who ran at the Olympics: 'You can change the world' | Anthony Harwood

The refugee who ran at the Olympics: 'You can change the world' | Anthony Harwood

Refugee-turned-Olympian Yiech Pur Biel is on a mission to give displaced kids a sporting chanceBeing a refugee, says Olympic runner Yiech Pur Biel, doesn’t mean you are nothing. Biel, a survivor of
The Bayeux Tapestry – historic, yes, but is it any good?

The Bayeux Tapestry – historic, yes, but is it any good?

This majestic tapestry depicting the Norman invasion of 1066 is more than a fascinating record of British history – it’s one of the most powerful depictions of war ever createdIf you want to know why
Burberry UK sales slump as Chinese shopping spree ends

Burberry UK sales slump as Chinese shopping spree ends

Stabilising pound deters bargain hunters, knocking sales at established stores down 8% Burberry has reported a slump in sales as a luxury tourism shopping spree in the UK comes to an end.The British
Russian human rights group has offices torched after leader's arrest

Russian human rights group has offices torched after leader's arrest

Memorial condemns arson attack on office in Ingushetia by masked men as ‘terrorist act’Masked men have torched the offices of a prominent human rights organisation in Ingushetia in southern Russia,
EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point'

EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point'

Company claims a plant at Sizewell in Suffolk would be £4bn cheaper than £20bn projectEDF Energy has claimed it could build a second new nuclear power station in Britain that would be a fifth cheaper
North Korea's 'army of beauties' will be under close scrutiny at Winter Olympics

North Korea's 'army of beauties' will be under close scrutiny at Winter Olympics

Secretive dictatorship will seek to show its softer side in Pyeongchang, but the cheerleaders will be told: no minglingThough none of the North Korean athletes competing at next month’s Winter