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Rangers’ lives would be put at risk if Trump reverses elephant trophy ban

Rangers’ lives would be put at risk if Trump reverses elephant trophy ban

More than a thousand rangers have been killed while protecting elephants – and a corrupted legal market, operating for a few wealthy clients, exacerbates that risk Related: Trump postpones decision on
Key points from budget 2017 – at a glance

Key points from budget 2017 – at a glance

The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has unveiled the budget. These are the main points, with political analysisAutumn budget 2017: reaction and analysis – live Continue reading...
A ban on smoking in French films? The idea makes me fume? The idea makes me fume | Stephen Leslie

A ban on smoking in French films? The idea makes me fume? The idea makes me fume | Stephen Leslie

The great directors have always understood that cigarettes and the screen are inextricably linked, like movement and mortalityThe French Socialist senator Nadine Grelet-Certenais has fired up a heated
Artist launches airline that guarantees you will 'fly with happiness'

Artist launches airline that guarantees you will 'fly with happiness'

Want to jet off to the best biennales of 2018? Try Angelhaha: the world’s first artist airline will fly passengers direct to shows and exhibitions around the world – for a priceCould an artist create
HSBC closes Marine Le Pen bank account

HSBC closes Marine Le Pen bank account

French far-right leader says she and Front National are victims of ‘banking fatwa’ after Société Générale closes party’s accounts Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s Front National, has claimed that
Trump's judicial picks: 'The goal is to end the progressive state'

Trump's judicial picks: 'The goal is to end the progressive state'

Donald Trump is radically reshaping the same federal courts that have been the biggest bulwark against his agenda – by picking mostly white, conservative menDonald Trump has sustained more than his
'I came down here to be forgotten': life in the tunnels beneath Las Vegas – video

'I came down here to be forgotten': life in the tunnels beneath Las Vegas – video

An estimated 300 people live in the flood tunnels underneath Las Vegas, and many of them struggle with substance abuse and addiction. Paul Vautrinot was one of them, but he now works for the community
Google has been tracking Android users even with location services turned off

Google has been tracking Android users even with location services turned off

Company confirms it receives mobile phone mast tracking data even with sim removed and privacy features active, but says it will cease to by end of NovemberGoogle has confirmed it has been able to
Ratko Mladić, the 'warlike youth' turned Balkan war criminal

Ratko Mladić, the 'warlike youth' turned Balkan war criminal

He ordered many thousands of deaths and spent 14 years as a fugitive, then portrayed himself in court as a victim of conspiraciesNews: Mladić convicted of war crimes and genocide at UN tribunalRatko
Mladić removed from court after angry outburst – video

Mladić removed from court after angry outburst – video

Ratko Mladić is removed from the courtroom of the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Wednesday, the day of his conviction from genocide and war crimesRatko Mladić convicted
Self-taught rocket scientist plans launch to test flat Earth theory

Self-taught rocket scientist plans launch to test flat Earth theory

‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, 61, plans to reach an altitude of 1,800ft over California in his home-made steam-powered rocketScience is littered with tales of visionaries who paid for pioneering research to
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri suspends resignation

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri suspends resignation

Hariri, whose resignation prompted fears Saudis had forced him out, eases regional tension by putting decision on holdThe Lebanese prime minister, Saad Hariri, has said he is suspending the
Sexual harassment doesn't just happen to actors or journalists. Talk to a waitress, or a cleaner

Sexual harassment doesn't just happen to actors or journalists. Talk to a waitress, or a cleaner

There are far too many think pieces about high-level actresses and far too few about the waitress at your local dinerOutclassed: The Secret Life of Inequality is our new column about class. Read all
Ratko Mladić convicted of war crimes and genocide at UN tribunal

Ratko Mladić convicted of war crimes and genocide at UN tribunal

Former Bosnian Serb army commander sentenced to life imprisonment more than 20 years after Srebrenica massacreProfile: the ‘warlike youth’ turned Balkan war criminalThe former Bosnian Serb commander
‘Screaming in terror’: teen survivor relives ordeal of Guatemala children’s shelter fire

‘Screaming in terror’: teen survivor relives ordeal of Guatemala children’s shelter fire

Eight months after the fire that killed 41 girls locked in a room at an orphanage in San José Pinula, memories of the tragedy continue to haunt those seeking justiceThere was so much smoke that
Robert Mugabe’s departure ushers in a heady new era for Zimbabwe | Knox Chitiyo

Robert Mugabe’s departure ushers in a heady new era for Zimbabwe | Knox Chitiyo

Zimbabwe is experiencing an almost unprecedented convergence. Mnangagwa is set to be the new president – and millions will tune in to hear his first speechThe ecstatic scenes said it all – Zimbabweans
Emmerson Mnangagwa hails 'new democracy' in Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa hails 'new democracy' in Zimbabwe

Former Mugabe right-hand man who is set to become next president gives first speech after return from exileZimbabwe’s former vice-president has said the country is witnessing a “new and unfolding
Camelot mulls £10k-a-month-for life lottery prize to attract young

Camelot mulls £10k-a-month-for life lottery prize to attract young

UK national lottery operator considers shift in focus to entice younger generation wanting to get on to housing ladder The national lottery operator, Camelot, is considering introducing a prize of up
Did Vote Leave commit a crime over its funding? Democracy demands to know | Jolyon Maugham

Did Vote Leave commit a crime over its funding? Democracy demands to know | Jolyon Maugham

The Electoral Commission must urgently and robustly investigate the question of whether or not the ‘will of the people’ was boughtLate last year, the Electoral Commission started an investigation into
Pauline Hanson likens Palaszczuk to 'spoilt brat' for ruling out One Nation deal

Pauline Hanson likens Palaszczuk to 'spoilt brat' for ruling out One Nation deal

Hanson says Queensland premier ‘needs to get out of the sandpit’ and says Tim Nicholls needs to ‘grow up’Pauline Hanson has likened the Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, to a “spoilt brat”