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Is this the most communist graveyard in the UK? – video

Is this the most communist graveyard in the UK? – video

Ahead of Karl Marx's 200th birthday we take a tour around Highgate cemetery, the final resting place of the father of communism and other prominent lefties. It could be the most communist graveyard in
Lidl offers locally grown cannabis to Swiss shoppers

Lidl offers locally grown cannabis to Swiss shoppers

Supermarket takes advantage of law change to sell ‘relaxing’ tobacco alternative You may have heard about their cut-price stollen, and possibly their surprisingly flavoursome jam. But you probably
Russian jet crashes after takeoff from Syria airbase killing crew

Russian jet crashes after takeoff from Syria airbase killing crew

Two-seater Sukhoi-30SM crashes after leaving Khmeimim airbase in Latakia provinceAn advanced Russian fighter plane has crashed in Syria, killing both members of its crew. The Russian military said
UN chief urges Donald Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

UN chief urges Donald Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

António Guterres says region will become more dangerous if diplomatic victory is ditchedThe UN secretary general, António Guterres, has urged Donald Trump not to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, saying
Bring your own picnic: royal wedding guests bemused by lack of catering

Bring your own picnic: royal wedding guests bemused by lack of catering

Commoners invited to Windsor Castle say they might have to resort to a McDonald’s takeawayThe invitation is meant to build bridges between the royal family and some of the most deprived parts of
Coalition berates Commonwealth Bank over failure to notify customers after data breach

Coalition berates Commonwealth Bank over failure to notify customers after data breach

Christian Porter says loss of backup tapes with details of almost 20 million accounts ‘very disappointing’Christian Porter has lambasted the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) for failing to notify its customers
'Condemned to misery': Trump set to end protected status for Hondurans

'Condemned to misery': Trump set to end protected status for Hondurans

Trump administration will decide whether or not to extend program for thousands who fled violence and catastrophesFor Jonny Rivas, going home is not an option. For the past four years, the 40-year-old
Berlusconi biopic Loro is 'a tender look at the weaknesses of an old man'

Berlusconi biopic Loro is 'a tender look at the weaknesses of an old man'

Director Paolo Sorrentino defends sexually explosive portrait of former prime minister, which has been called ‘a porn film without a moral issue’ Steamy sex, exotic dancers, cocaine sniffing and
Xiaomi to sell smartphones in UK through Three

Xiaomi to sell smartphones in UK through Three

‘China’s Apple’ turns focus to west and is set to raise $10bn on Hong Kong stock exchangeThe Smartphone maker Xiaomi will begin selling its smartphones in the UK under a partnership with Hutchinson’s
US teacher of the year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize – video

US teacher of the year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize – video

A teacher who leads a classroom for teenage refugees staged a silent protest by wearing several overtly political badges while receiving an award from Donald Trump at the White House. Mandy Manning
Malaysia opposition leader investigated under fake news laws

Malaysia opposition leader investigated under fake news laws

Mahathir Mohamad is being investigated under law recently rushed through ahead of general electionThe opposition leader in the upcoming Malaysian elections is being investigated under the country’s
Commonwealth Bank: information watchdog 'dropped the ball' over huge data loss

Commonwealth Bank: information watchdog 'dropped the ball' over huge data loss

Privacy campaigners say Australia’s information commissioner should have told the public of the loss of 19m account details • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon
São Paulo: deadly fire in squatted tower block sheds light on dire housing crisis

São Paulo: deadly fire in squatted tower block sheds light on dire housing crisis

Thousands of people are living in precarious abandoned buildings due to the city’s unaffordable rentsIt took Adriana dos Santos and her six children 20 minutes to scramble to safety, feeling their way
Cecilia Haddad: family devastated as police seek Brazilian murder victim's former lover

Cecilia Haddad: family devastated as police seek Brazilian murder victim's former lover

NSW police trying to contact Mario Marcelo Santoro, a former boyfriend and business partner of Haddad • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonPolice in Australia will ramp
Ice breakers: Finland's Unesco jetties - in pictures

Ice breakers: Finland's Unesco jetties - in pictures

Every spring cracks emerge in the frozen Gulf of Bothnia around the Unesco-protected islands of the Merenkurkku archipelago in western Finland. The archipelago, also known as Kvarken and situated off
Uganda launches major vaccination drive as deadly cholera outbreak bites

Uganda launches major vaccination drive as deadly cholera outbreak bites

Campaign targets 360,000 people, including Congolese refugees in congested camps where disease has already killed dozensUganda has launched a major cholera vaccination campaign in an effort to contain

Giuliani: Trump repaid Stormy Daniels money to attorney – video

In a startling revelation, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said Donald Trump repaid his personal attorney $130,000 which was paid in a deal made just before the 2016 election to keep porn star
Penny Mordaunt told to 'get a grip' over use of aid budget by rival departments

Penny Mordaunt told to 'get a grip' over use of aid budget by rival departments

Development secretary hauled over the coals as MPs express disquiet over lavish Foreign Office expenditure in ChinaPenny Mordaunt, the international development secretary, has been told to “get a real
If Trump destroys the nuclear deal, Iran will fall to its hardliners | Saeed Kamali Dehghan

If Trump destroys the nuclear deal, Iran will fall to its hardliners | Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Encouraged by Netanyahu, the US could soon withdraw from the agreement – which would spell the end of hopes for reformBenjamin Netanyahu’s amateurish PowerPoint presentation in Tel Aviv this week –
Japan: robot dogs get solemn Buddhist send-off at funerals

Japan: robot dogs get solemn Buddhist send-off at funerals

At a memorial for 114 ‘deceased’ robot pets, incense wafted through the air as priests chanted and prayed for their soulsLaying to rest a much-loved family pet usually requires little more than a