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Joy Lofthouse obituary

Joy Lofthouse obituary

Pilot whose role during the second world war was to fly military planes between air bases for the Air Transport AuxiliaryIn 1943 Joy Lofthouse, a 20-year-old bank cashier, replied to an advertisement
Harry and Meghan make first official joint royal appearance in Nottingham – video

Harry and Meghan make first official joint royal appearance in Nottingham – video

On their first official joint royal engagement in the UK, Prince Harry, who has visited Nottingham eight times in the last five years, was keen to introduce his American fiancee to a community ‘that
A gossip columnist's guide to outwitting Trump, 'a narcissist beyond description'

A gossip columnist's guide to outwitting Trump, 'a narcissist beyond description'

The former New York Post columnist Susan Mulcahy has been dealing with Trump’s lies for decades. What is her advice to the media on handling him?When Donald Trump became a presidential candidate,
How Britain did Gaddafi’s dirty work – podcast

How Britain did Gaddafi’s dirty work – podcast

Secret papers show how far MI6 went to please Libya’s ruthless intelligence agents – including helping to kidnap the dictator’s enemies• Read the text version hereSubscribe via Audioboom, iTunes,
Muslim student says she was ordered to remove headscarf at McDonald's

Muslim student says she was ordered to remove headscarf at McDonald's

Security guard at London branch allegedly stopped 19-year-old from entering and repeatedly told her to take off hijabA Muslim woman has expressed her outrage after she was allegedly told to remove her
Taliban gunmen wearing burqas launch deadly attack on Peshawar college

Taliban gunmen wearing burqas launch deadly attack on Peshawar college

Nine people killed and dozens injured after militants open fire at agricultural college in north-western PakistanNine people have been killed and dozens injured after Taliban militants wearing burqas
Meghan Markle begins royal induction with Nottingham walkabout

Meghan Markle begins royal induction with Nottingham walkabout

Harry and fiancee make first official joint royal appearance in UK, meeting community that is ‘very special’ to prince Little more than two weeks after arriving in the UK, Meghan Markle has dived
Former Catalan leaders appear before supreme court in Madrid

Former Catalan leaders appear before supreme court in Madrid

Eight former cabinet members jailed on sedition charges ask judge to release them before forthcoming regional electionEight former Catalan cabinet members in custody awaiting trial have appeared
Mount Agung timelapse video shows smoke billowing from Bali volcano – video

Mount Agung timelapse video shows smoke billowing from Bali volcano – video

Villagers on the slopes of Mount Agung have returned to more than 40 temporary shelters, after the Bali authorities renewed their warnings for residents to evacuate. Sightings of flaming lava in the
For Texas grandparents raising children, 'we have to fight' to get state help

For Texas grandparents raising children, 'we have to fight' to get state help

The number of assistance recipients under has shrunk while poverty stayed consistent – and those who do get benefits have difficulty accessing them A $733 federal disability check doesn’t stretch far
Shenzhen’s new V&A-approved culture centre to showcase city’s artistic side

Shenzhen’s new V&A-approved culture centre to showcase city’s artistic side

The Chinese megacity has grown rapidly over the last 35 years and with its new Sea World Culture and Arts Centre opening in December it’s looking to make as big an impact in culture as it has in
Belgian prince says proposed pay cut would breach his human rights

Belgian prince says proposed pay cut would breach his human rights

PM has moved to slash royal’s €380,000 endowment after he was criticised for appearance at Chinese state eventA wayward brother of the king of Belgium has claimed the government is violating his human
Britain First: behind the online curtain is a minute, incoherent party

Britain First: behind the online curtain is a minute, incoherent party

Far-right party has amplified itself online, with help from Trump, but in reality it has no chance of electoral successLike Dorothy discovering that the Wizard of Oz is just a little old man behind a
The fraught case of elderly people accused of sexually harassing carers

The fraught case of elderly people accused of sexually harassing carers

As sexual misconduct makes headlines, caregivers’ crisis is marked by thorny questions – as alleged perpetrators may be infirm, facing dementia, or dyingThe allegations are familiar. Groping. Lewd
'Society needs to learn to accept': living with HIV and Aids in Africa – in pictures

'Society needs to learn to accept': living with HIV and Aids in Africa – in pictures

Across Africa, girls and young women are disproportionately affected by HIV and Aids. Treatment remains out of reach for many pregnant women and mothers who have the virus, with stigma and
Zimbabwe opposition promises push for reform after new cabinet revealed

Zimbabwe opposition promises push for reform after new cabinet revealed

President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives posts to senior soldiers and party loyalists but opposition politicians lose outOpposition activists in Zimbabwe have said they will launch a fresh campaign to bring
Are you an EU national who has left the UK? Tell us why

Are you an EU national who has left the UK? Tell us why

A significant number of EU nationals the past year have chosen to return to their native country. If this describes you, we’d like you to tell us whyEU nationals make up three-quarters of those who
Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis

Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis

Former public servants and police officers are finding opportunities in the country’s fledgling industry – including some who were once adamantly anti-potOne of Canada’s most prominent marijuana
Akihito to become first Japanese emperor to abdicate in 200 years

Akihito to become first Japanese emperor to abdicate in 200 years

Octogenarian monarch will step down in April 2019, heralding start of new imperial era led by eldest son, NaruhitoJapan’s Emperor Akihito will abdicate in spring 2019, almost three years after he
Taming 'the worm': how the Minhocão is São Paulo's soul

Taming 'the worm': how the Minhocão is São Paulo's soul

On weekdays residents who live within feet of this folly of Brazil’s military dictatorship must put up with pollution and a constant roar – but at other times cars are banned. In a city short on