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Would-be Obama assassin identified by cat hairs, authorities say

Would-be Obama assassin identified by cat hairs, authorities say

Fur on an explosive package was matched to cats owned by Julia Poff, accused of attempted postal attacks on former president and Texas governorThe person behind a plot to harm and possibly kill Barack
Florence court puts foot down over Michelangelo's David

Florence court puts foot down over Michelangelo's David

Civil court orders tour firm to remove images of famous nude from marketing used to sell expensive tickets to museum His are the most famous curves in Florence and adorn everything from aprons to
Irene, the south-London pensioner who sent sewing machines to Sally Mugabe | Letters

Irene, the south-London pensioner who sent sewing machines to Sally Mugabe | Letters

One day an official black limousine arrived at the door and it was Sally Mugabe herself who had come to see her friend Irene and to collect the latest batch of machinesAs we reach the close of the
Iraqi inquiry needed into Mosul killings | Letters

Iraqi inquiry needed into Mosul killings | Letters

Kate Allen of Amnesty International says the cold-blooded killings of captives and civilians reported by the Guardian’s Ghaith Abdul-Ahad must be investigatedGhaith Abdul-Ahad’s extremely disturbing
The Transatlantic giving gap: rich Britons outdone by charitable Americans

The Transatlantic giving gap: rich Britons outdone by charitable Americans

Although nearly £10bn was donated to UK charities last year, the wealthy in the US give far more of their cash to good causesBritons donated nearly £10bn to charity last year, but philanthropy in the
Oxford Circus: police stood down after incident in central London – as it happened

Oxford Circus: police stood down after incident in central London – as it happened

Met police say there is ‘no evidence of shots fired or casualties’ after earlier reports of gunfire at tube station 6.54pm GMT This blog will be closing now. Here is a summary of tonight’s events:
Brexit: May still has 'huge challenge' to move talks to trade, says Tusk

Brexit: May still has 'huge challenge' to move talks to trade, says Tusk

European council president says UK has 10 days to offer a way forward for EU leaders to decide sufficient progress has been made for moveTheresa May still faces a “huge challenge” in persuading the EU
Honduran president makes contentious bid for second term

Honduran president makes contentious bid for second term

Polls put Juan Orlando Hernández ahead in election campaign held under shadow of alleged corruption and crimeAllegations of election fraud, tyranny, drug trafficking and interference by communist
Judy El-Bushra obituary

Judy El-Bushra obituary

My mother, Judy El-Bushra, who has died aged 73, was a bright star in the world of feminism, action research and development in east and central Africa and the Horn of Africa. Her long and varied work
Aviva offers equal paid parental leave to male and female staff

Aviva offers equal paid parental leave to male and female staff

Insurance company will allow up to a year off for parents, six months of which will be on full basic pay, regardless of genderThe insurance company Aviva is offering equal parental leave for men and
Trump reveals plan to address Middle East, play golf 'quickly', and restore jobs

Trump reveals plan to address Middle East, play golf 'quickly', and restore jobs

Breaking with White House custom, president acknowledges he will find time for golf with Tiger Woods after phone call with Turkish presidentDonald Trump broke with White House custom on Friday by
French president to launch 'cultural war' on sexual abuse

French president to launch 'cultural war' on sexual abuse

Emmanuel Macron to set out emergency plan aimed at educating public and pupils, and improving police system for victims The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is to launch a “cultural war” against
Theresa May failing to foot full bill of Manchester attack, says Andy Burnham

Theresa May failing to foot full bill of Manchester attack, says Andy Burnham

Manchester mayor blasts the government, saying prime minister is offering to pay only ‘reasonable costs’ relating to terrorist atrocity at Manchester Arena concertThe government has committed to
Teenage girl gets life for manslaughter of Katie Rough

Teenage girl gets life for manslaughter of Katie Rough

Girl who killed seven-year-old in a York park given life sentence and ordered to be detained for minimum of five yearsA teenager who killed a seven-year-old girl has been given a life sentence with a
'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...