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Emma Dent Coad, Labour MP for Kensington: ‘The sadness doesn’t stop…’

Emma Dent Coad, Labour MP for Kensington: ‘The sadness doesn’t stop…’

She won by just 20 votes in June’s general election. Four days later, Grenfell Tower went up in flames, and she’s been fighting for the victims ever sinceFor four days in June this year Emma Dent Coad
'Love won': vandalised George Michael mural in Sydney gets a makeover

'Love won': vandalised George Michael mural in Sydney gets a makeover

Man charged with defacing artwork in Erskineville as community rallies to add its own positive messages A mural depicting the late singer George Michael as a saint has been defaced in Sydney by a man
Rat soup, anyone? Mexican politician bids to restore delicacy to the menu

Rat soup, anyone? Mexican politician bids to restore delicacy to the menu

Guadalupe Flores, of the Zacatecas state legislature, wants to ‘demystify the consumption of field rats’ by encouraging people to eat caldo de rataAs policy platforms go, it is unlikely to become
Naked attraction: art and tragic tales in Modigliani’s Paris

Naked attraction: art and tragic tales in Modigliani’s Paris

As Tate Modern prepares a new exhibition of his work, including 12 of his famous nudes, Louise Roddon explores the artist’s haunts in Montmartre and Montparnasse Poor Amedeo Modigliani, what a tough
Disruption games: why are libertarians lining up with autocrats to undermine democracy?

Disruption games: why are libertarians lining up with autocrats to undermine democracy?

In the era of digital politics, an odd alliance has sprung up: anti-state campaigners and Moscow-backed nationalists are combining to disrupt liberal institutionsAt a time when strange alliances are
'It was simpler at sea': Sailors rescued in Pacific grapple with skepticism at home

'It was simpler at sea': Sailors rescued in Pacific grapple with skepticism at home

Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava say they miss life in their sailboat as they face doubts from sailing experts over their stories of giant storms and shark attacksThree weeks after being plucked from
'My eyes are burning': Delhi holds half marathon despite pollution warning

'My eyes are burning': Delhi holds half marathon despite pollution warning

Around 35,000 brave runners registered for the race after more than a week of hazardous pollution levels Tens of thousands of runners Sunday choked through smog for the Delhi half marathon, ignoring
Kristina Keneally says Bennelong by​election a referendum on Turnbull government

Kristina Keneally says Bennelong by​election a referendum on Turnbull government

Appearing with Bill Shorten at campaign launch, Labor’s candidate says ‘eyes of Australia are on Bennelong’Kristina Keneally, the Labor candidate for the Sydney seat of Bennelong, has declared the

Argentinian navy prepares underwater search for missing submarine - video

The Argentinian navy is preparing to launch an underwater search for a submarine that went missing off the coast of Argentina on Wednesday. The submarine had a crew of 44 on board when it disappeared.
US warship damaged off Japan during joint navy drills aimed at North Korea

US warship damaged off Japan during joint navy drills aimed at North Korea

The USS Benfold was participating in a scheduled towing exercise when the latest in a spate of incidents involving US navy vessels took placeAn American warship has been damaged after a tug boat
Mungo Man: the final journey of our 40,000-year-old ancestor

Mungo Man: the final journey of our 40,000-year-old ancestor

Photographer Dean Sewell travelled for three days across Australia documenting the last journey of the nation’s oldest man, whose remains were discovered in 1974 and who has now been returned to
US general says he would resist 'illegal' Trump nuclear strike order

US general says he would resist 'illegal' Trump nuclear strike order

Air Force General John Hyten says ‘we’re not stupid people ... if you execute an unlawful order, you will go to jail’The top US nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald
Saad Hariri: I will explain on return to Lebanon, says prime minister

Saad Hariri: I will explain on return to Lebanon, says prime minister

Speaking after talks with Emmanuel Macron, Saad Hariri says he will explain his sudden departure, which sparked political turmoilPrime minister Saad Hariri said he will return to Lebanon for
Grave fears for Rohingya refugee injured in Nauru motorbike crash

Grave fears for Rohingya refugee injured in Nauru motorbike crash

Refugee advocates say 28-year-old needs urgent treatment amid concerns Nauru is ill-equipped to perform the brain surgery requiredA refugee living in Australia’s offshore detention centre on Nauru has
Missing Argentina submarine sent seven failed satellite calls

Missing Argentina submarine sent seven failed satellite calls

Attempts sent on Saturday from San Juan submarine lasted between four and 36 seconds, says defence ministrySeven failed satellite calls were detected on Saturday that Argentina’s defence ministry
Religious freedoms must be included in same-sex marriage bill, says Matt Canavan

Religious freedoms must be included in same-sex marriage bill, says Matt Canavan

Nationals senator says issues should be looked at in ‘one job lot’, contrary to other senior government ministers who want them separatedElements of the right are resisting suggestions from senior
Medal for Mali proves every dog deserves his day | Barbara Ellen

Medal for Mali proves every dog deserves his day | Barbara Ellen

Awarding a dog the ‘animal Victoria Cross’ shows how important they are to the military and other forces that save livesMali, a Belgian Malinois, has been awarded the “animal Victoria Cross” for
Outrage at ‘lavish’ spending by City of London Corporation

Outrage at ‘lavish’ spending by City of London Corporation

Labour calls for reform as figures show £4m spent on independent schools and hundreds of thousands on luxury dining and alcoholThe secretive local authority that runs London’s Square Mile has come
Italy’s self-esteem has taken a beating, but I still wouldn’t live anywhere else

Italy’s self-esteem has taken a beating, but I still wouldn’t live anywhere else

Dumped out of the World Cup, mired in political controversy, the country’s pride has been wounded. Time to take refuge in some traditional delights …Millions of Italians have been understandably
The Observer view on Saudi Arabia, the US and Yemen

The Observer view on Saudi Arabia, the US and Yemen

While Yemen starves, Trump moves ever close to its tormenter, the headstrong ruler of Saudi ArabiaMohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, is a young man in a hurry. So, too, is Jared