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'Women are pissed': Trump protest turns to action – and surge in female candidates

'Women are pissed': Trump protest turns to action – and surge in female candidates

In the presidential race, some women stayed at home because they didn’t want to vote against their husbands. Now they have had enough. Sign up for email updatesIn the months before Donald Trump was
New York woman shot dead with pistol by hunter who thought she was a deer

New York woman shot dead with pistol by hunter who thought she was a deer

Rosemary Billquist, 43, killed as she walked dogs 100 yards from her homeShooting occurred after sunset, when it is illegal to huntA 43-year-old woman walking her dogs in a field in western New York
Amid fight for equality, new bishop of London unlikely to be a woman

Amid fight for equality, new bishop of London unlikely to be a woman

The Church of England has been accused of discrimination, given opposition to female vicars and few women in senior rolesThe drawn-out, opaque process of choosing the next bishop of London will come
Dutch wine joins the big cheeses on EU’s list of specialities

Dutch wine joins the big cheeses on EU’s list of specialities

The Netherlands may be more famous for edam and gouda, but its winemakers are tasting success credited to climate change A Dutch wine produced on the stony banks of the Maas river is set to join
'Politics is still a man’s game': can Nepal's elections finally bring stability?

'Politics is still a man’s game': can Nepal's elections finally bring stability?

The tortuous journey from Hindu monarchy to secular republic has entailed 26 governments in 27 years, with Sunday’s elections exposing further political riftsVoters in Nepal go to the polls on Sunday
Friday's top photos: alpacas on guard and a laser festival

Friday's top photos: alpacas on guard and a laser festival

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a presidential inauguration and Black Friday madness Continue reading...

Emmerson Mnangagwa promises democratic elections for Zimbabwe - video

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, acknowledges Robert Mugabe’s contribution to the nation and promises democratic elections in 2018 in his inaugural speech on FridayEmmerson Mnangagwa
Germany’s SPD is ready for talks to end coalition deadlock

Germany’s SPD is ready for talks to end coalition deadlock

But party leader Martin Schulz, who is opposed to alliance with Merkel’s CDU, wants members to be polled on the issue Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic party, has said he will
Five-year wait for Glasgow pub helicopter crash inquiry 'unacceptable'

Five-year wait for Glasgow pub helicopter crash inquiry 'unacceptable'

Survivors and relatives of 10 people killed when police helicopter crashed in 2013 express frustration at delay An inquiry into the deaths of 10 people killed when a police helicopter crashed on the
Sammy the Seal – the Wicklow resident whose 'fishing trips' keep going viral

Sammy the Seal – the Wicklow resident whose 'fishing trips' keep going viral

Sammy the Seal keeps appearing in the world’s media as unsuspecting visitors stumble upon Wicklow’s star attraction visiting the fish shopWhy did the seal cross the road? To get to the fish shop on
Rules of war 'need urgent review' as civilian deaths hit record high

Rules of war 'need urgent review' as civilian deaths hit record high

Germany and Austria urge UN member states to tackle ‘devastating harm’ caused by airstrikes and bombs in urban areasThe record number of civilians killed or injured by explosive weapons in worldwide
No plan to make cycle helmets compulsory in safety review – minister

No plan to make cycle helmets compulsory in safety review – minister

Jesse Norman rejects reports that UK bike riders will be forced to wear protective headgear as helmet debate continues A government review of cycle safety will consider submissions calling for helmets
Egyptian warplanes strike 'terrorist' targets after mosque attack kills 305

Egyptian warplanes strike 'terrorist' targets after mosque attack kills 305

Scores more wounded when al-Rawdah mosque in north Sinai bombed and fleeing worshippers gunned downEgypt’s military has responded with airstrikes directed at “terrorist” locations and vehicles after
Al Franken 'feels terribly' about sexual misconduct allegations

Al Franken 'feels terribly' about sexual misconduct allegations

Minnesota senator says: ‘I crossed a line for some women’Four women allege ex-SNL cast member touched them inappropriatelyAl Franken issued a Thanksgiving statement and apology in the wake of four
Amazon tribe saves plant lore with ‘healing forests’ and encyclopedia

Amazon tribe saves plant lore with ‘healing forests’ and encyclopedia

In a bid to safeguard knowledge the Matsés in Peru have been planting “medicinal agroforestry” plots and written a 1,044-page two-volume book.The seven indigenous Matsés elders were slowly meandering
Robber jailed for life for stabbing woman near her London home

Robber jailed for life for stabbing woman near her London home

Qingqing Rao is in persistent vegetative state and considered unlikely to regain consciousness after Barry Peacham’s attackA man with a history of violent crime has been jailed for life with a minimum
Bargain hunters: Black Friday around the world – in pictures

Bargain hunters: Black Friday around the world – in pictures

Shoppers go in search of discounts on the US post-Thanksgiving event that now kicks off the global Christmas shopping season Continue reading...
On the Road - living and working on the Italian 'road of love'

On the Road - living and working on the Italian 'road of love'

Hundreds of women operate as sex workers along the Strada Bonifica, the ironically named ‘road of love’ on the Adriatic coast of Italy. There has been a huge increase in the number of Nigerian women
Post-Harvey Houston faces a dilemma: how to rebuild with integrity

Post-Harvey Houston faces a dilemma: how to rebuild with integrity

A new report paints a startling picture of the inequality faced by immigrants doing the hard work of reconstruction. Can a more equitable vision prevail? Hurricane Harvey left 77 dead, caused $200bn
Your best comments and letters on the Guardian today

Your best comments and letters on the Guardian today

Zimbabwe’s new president, Billy Connolly at 75 and the success of the sandwich are just some of the comments and letters that have resonated most with readers today News of Zimbabwe’s new leader