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Former NSW minister said farmer could use river water in dry spell, court hears

Former NSW minister said farmer could use river water in dry spell, court hears

Kevin Humphries denies telling cotton farmer Anthony Barlow he could pump water during embargo A cotton farmer who has pleaded guilty to pumping over 153-Olympic-swimming-pools-worth of water from the
Cat ladders: a creative solution for felines in flats – in pictures

Cat ladders: a creative solution for felines in flats – in pictures

Strategically placed ramps and ladders for urban cats are all the rage in Bern. Brigitte Schuster’s photo book Swiss Cat Ladders documents the phenomenon Continue reading...
Life in the shadow of al-Shabaab: 'If I don't call, my mother thinks I'm dead'

Life in the shadow of al-Shabaab: 'If I don't call, my mother thinks I'm dead'

The extremist group’s enduring influence in Mogadishu makes the Somali capital a dangerous place to live and workOnce every other month, journalist Hassan Dahir, 28, leaves his hostel in central
Monica Witt: from US intelligence officer to alleged Iranian spy

Monica Witt: from US intelligence officer to alleged Iranian spy

Air force specialist served in Iraq and converted to Islam after attending conference in Iran on amorality of US cultureWhatever turned Monica Witt from the US air force and the world of Washington
Thursday briefing: Up goes council tax as austerity grinds on

Thursday briefing: Up goes council tax as austerity grinds on

Councils forced to cut services while hiking charges … Airbus to end production of A380 … and schoolgirl who married into Isis seeks return to UKHello, it’s Warren Murray delivering an elegant
A380: Airbus to stop making superjumbo as orders dry up

A380: Airbus to stop making superjumbo as orders dry up

Firm makes ‘painful’ decision to end production of the planes in 2021 – putting UK jobs at riskAirbus has announced it will end production of its A380 superjumbo passenger jet after failing to secure
Exposure to weed killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study

Exposure to weed killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study

Evidence ‘supports link’ between exposures to glyphosate herbicides and increased risk for non-Hodgkin lymphomaA broad new scientific analysis of the cancer-causing potential of glyphosate herbicides,
How a Slovakian neo-Nazi got elected

How a Slovakian neo-Nazi got elected

In 2013, the far-right politician Marian Kotleba won a shock victory in regional elections. Four years later, he was voted out in a landslide. But now he’s running for president. By Shaun Walker More
Democrats go after political ‘dark money’ with anti-corruption measure

Democrats go after political ‘dark money’ with anti-corruption measure

HR1 is designed to combat the secret political funding illustrated in the John Doe Files, leaked to the Guardian in 2016The influence of “dark money” in American politics that allows billionaires to
Parkland one year on: what victories have gun control advocates seen?

Parkland one year on: what victories have gun control advocates seen?

From the March for Our Lives to a background check bill, activists have seen success in preventative measures since the shooting A year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school
Rappler editor Maria Ressa freed on bail after outcry

Rappler editor Maria Ressa freed on bail after outcry

Philippines journalist targeted by President Duterte says cyber-libel case is ‘politically motivated’ while US senator condemns ‘trumped-up charges’Maria Ressa, the editor of an online news outlet
Bavaria campaigners abuzz as bees petition forces farming changes

Bavaria campaigners abuzz as bees petition forces farming changes

10% of German state’s voters sign, obliging authorities to preserve species diversityA petition in Bavaria on preserving species diversity, popularly known as the “save the bees” campaign, has
Italy rejects record number of asylum applications

Italy rejects record number of asylum applications

Hardline policies from Italy’s rightwing government having devastating effect on migrantsItaly has rejected a record 24,800 asylum applications in the last four months, and aid groups say hardline
'Atmospheric river': storms pummel California with snow, rain and mud

'Atmospheric river': storms pummel California with snow, rain and mud

Avalanche warnings and evacuations in effect for some areas amid flooding and risk of debris flows More rain, snow and wind hit America’s west on Wednesday, flooding roads, toppling trees and cutting
Selling a kidney to reach Europe

Selling a kidney to reach Europe

Desperate to reach Europe, people from Africa are travelling to Egypt and selling body parts to pay for their onward passage. Seán Columb has spent more than five years researching this subject. Plus:
Nauru, Manus and why we need the medevac bill – Australian politics live podcast

Nauru, Manus and why we need the medevac bill – Australian politics live podcast

As the government continues to frame the passing of the medical evacuation bill as a national security issue, we look at why this legislation is needed to save lives on Nauru and Manus Island. Kon
US lawmakers vote to end US support for war in Yemen

US lawmakers vote to end US support for war in Yemen

In rebuke of Trump’s alliance with Saudi Arabia, resolution would force administration to withdraw US troops Asserting congressional authority over war-making powers, the US House of Representatives
Ilhan Omar grills Trump’s Venezuela envoy over past – video

Ilhan Omar grills Trump’s Venezuela envoy over past – video

The Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar had a heated exchange with the Trump administration’s special envoy to Venezuela over his record in Latin America.The Minnesota representative pressed Elliott
Sri Lanka advertises for two hangmen as country resumes capital punishment

Sri Lanka advertises for two hangmen as country resumes capital punishment

Death penalties to resume as part of Philippines-inspired campaign to be tough on drug crime Sri Lankan prison authorities are recruiting two hangmen after the president pledged to end a 43-year
Same-sex couples in Japan launch Valentine's Day bid for marriage equality

Same-sex couples in Japan launch Valentine's Day bid for marriage equality

Five lesbian and eight gay couples seek damages from government for denying them same rights as heterosexual spousesChizuka Oe and Yoko Ogawa have been together for 25 years, but when they submitted