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Police identify suspect in Deptford double murder inquiry

Police identify suspect in Deptford double murder inquiry

Nathaniel Henry was found dead weeks after the murder of Noel and Marie Brown in south-east LondonPolice have said forensic evidence links a man who died in December to the double murder of a
Lula's 'heir' sets his sights on becoming Brazil's youngest president

Lula's 'heir' sets his sights on becoming Brazil's youngest president

Guilherme Boulos, only 35, has a slim chance in the October election, but he’s already seen as a potential successor – by Lula himselfIt sounds like the longest of long shots. Guilherme Boulos has
Cold War review – wounded love and state-sponsored fear in 1940s Poland

Cold War review – wounded love and state-sponsored fear in 1940s Poland

Ida director Paweł Pawlikoswki’s exquisitely chilling Soviet-era drama maps the dark heart of Poland itself• Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayThe torn curtain of
Margaret River tragedy: seven dead in Western Australia shooting

Margaret River tragedy: seven dead in Western Australia shooting

Four children and three adults found dead in apparent murder-suicide on a rural property in south-west of stateSeven people, including four children, have been found dead on a property in Western
Malaysia: Mahathir Mohamad says Anwar Ibrahim to be given royal pardon

Malaysia: Mahathir Mohamad says Anwar Ibrahim to be given royal pardon

New prime minister also pledges to recover billions of dollars lost in 1MDB corruption scandalIn the final spin to 48 hours of election drama, Malaysia’s new prime minister, 92-year-old Mahathir
Canada sued over years of alleged experimentation on indigenous people

Canada sued over years of alleged experimentation on indigenous people

Class-action suit filed on behalf of thousands of people allegedly subjected to medical tests without consent in the mid-20th centuryA class action lawsuit has been filed in a Canadian court on behalf
Eurovision: Jessica Mauboy sings up a storm to put Australia into grand final

Eurovision: Jessica Mauboy sings up a storm to put Australia into grand final

Rapturous applause greets performance of We Got Love in Lisbon semi-final• Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningStep one: believe in it. That’s how you write a song.
Hundreds of thousands of children close to dying of hunger in Congo, UN warns

Hundreds of thousands of children close to dying of hunger in Congo, UN warns

Unicef issues urgent appeal for funding to support 400,000 children at risk of death in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai regionHundreds of thousands of children in a province of the
Time running out for Malaysian hitman in Australia

Time running out for Malaysian hitman in Australia

Sirul Azhar Umar is in detention where he must prove that he did not mastermind the killing of the former lover of the ousted Malaysian PM’s confidantAs Najib Razak was fighting the election that
Police don't believe people can change, says man shot by officer

Police don't believe people can change, says man shot by officer

Former gang member and charity founder wants explanation from West Midlands forceA youth charity founder and former gang member who was shot by police while he was allegedly unarmed has accused
Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017

Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017

The initial forecasts of an above-average season for hurricanes, beginning on 1 June, follow a punishing spate of storms last yearThe US may have to brace itself for another harrowing spate of
Single women a 'burden on the state', says Japanese MP

Single women a 'burden on the state', says Japanese MP

Kanji Kato criticised for telling women to have multiple children as birth rate falls to lowest level since 1899An MP from Japan’s governing party has drawn accusations of sexism after he said women
Moldova PM rules out reunification with Romania

Moldova PM rules out reunification with Romania

Pavel Filip opposed to tie-up with neighbour despite growing calls for countries to uniteMoldova’s government has ruled out reunification with Romania despite a surge in demands for the two countries
Spanish civil war speech invented by father of Michael Portillo, says historian

Spanish civil war speech invented by father of Michael Portillo, says historian

Doubt cast on account of heroic defence of liberal values written by father of Michael PortilloOn 12 October 1936, Miguel de Unamuno stood in the assembly hall of Spain’s oldest university and
Enormous sinkhole appears on New Zealand farm – video

Enormous sinkhole appears on New Zealand farm – video

A huge sinkhole has opened up on a farm in Tumunui, New Zealand. A volcanologist says it is the biggest he has seen in the country, three times bigger than the previous largest. The gaping hole

Police investigate 'horrific' tragedy in Western Australia – video

Seven people, including four children, have been found dead on a property in Western Australia after a suspected shooting. WA's police commissioner, Chris Dawson, says a 'significant tragedy' occurred
Iran and Israel have little incentive to hurry down the path to war

Iran and Israel have little incentive to hurry down the path to war

Latest attacks unlikely to ignite all-out conflict – but spark could come from a miscalculationAs the number of Israeli strikes inside Syria have increased over the past four years, so have fears that
Unexpected walruses crowd beach of small Alaskan village

Unexpected walruses crowd beach of small Alaskan village

Port Heiden is used to an occasional walrus but 200 turned up last month and two weeks later a thousand were spottedWalruses are gathering on the Alaskan peninsula and scientists are trying to work

Hijabistas! with Yassmin Abdel-Magied: how to tie a side-turban – video

A new ABC iView series celebrates the world of the hijabistas: young Muslim women who wear the headscarf, dress modestly and express themselves through fashion. It also offers a few how-tos from host
'Blatantly discriminatory': changes to remote work-for-dole scheme criticised

'Blatantly discriminatory': changes to remote work-for-dole scheme criticised

Mostly Indigenous remote jobseekers still need to work more than double hours of non-remote jobseekers for same incomeSign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning An