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The Balfour Declaration review: conflict and coexistence in Israel’s promised land

The Balfour Declaration review: conflict and coexistence in Israel’s promised land

Jane Corbin’s primer on Palestinian-Israeli history highlights how bad Britain has been at solving problems it helped createIn the garden of his home in the Orthodox Jewish Israeli West Bank
Wednesday briefing: Truck terror arrives in New York

Wednesday briefing: Truck terror arrives in New York

Eight killed and 11 injured, with suspect shot and arrested … Brexit robs households of £600 a year … and the advent of the ‘closet in the cloud’Good morning – Warren Murray here with overnight
Palaszczuk refutes claim report backs case for new coal-fired power

Palaszczuk refutes claim report backs case for new coal-fired power

Queensland premier refuses to be drawn on reports a Labor candidate said Carmichael coalmine would not proceedThe Palaszczuk government has refuted claims a secret report backed the case for a new
Most of UK's fruit and veg is from other EU nations 'so Brexit impact may be dramatic'

Most of UK's fruit and veg is from other EU nations 'so Brexit impact may be dramatic'

RSA launches food and farming inquiry as it highlights small quantity of these crops grown in UK and picked by non-EU staffThe UK faces serious health implications if the government fails to agree a
Vulnerable women ‘still locked up in Yarl's Wood immigration centre’

Vulnerable women ‘still locked up in Yarl's Wood immigration centre’

Report reveals breaches of UK government policy stating survivors of sexual violence should not be detainedSeverely traumatised survivors of sexual violence are being routinely locked up at the
Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering | Mahmoud Abbas

Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering | Mahmoud Abbas

A century ago, Arthur Balfour signed away Palestinians’ homeland and initiated decades of persecution. It is cause for humility, not celebration • Mahmoud Abbas is the Palestinian presidentMany
WA premier apologises to those convicted of crimes for homosexual acts

WA premier apologises to those convicted of crimes for homosexual acts

Mark McGowan says ‘state-sanctioned discrimination’ is ‘the foundation upon which much current homophobia is built’ The Western Australian premier, Mark McGowan, has formally apologised in parliament
Manus Island: UN says new accommodation 'not ready' for refugees

Manus Island: UN says new accommodation 'not ready' for refugees

More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers are refusing to move from former Australian immigration detention centre More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers are spending another night inside the
Liberal Stephen Parry to resign over dual British citizenship

Liberal Stephen Parry to resign over dual British citizenship

President of the Senate announces resignation after being told he is British by UK authoritiesThe president of the Senate, Liberal Stephen Parry, has announced he will resign from parliament after
'We feel safe': defiant New Yorkers parade on Halloween despite truck attack

'We feel safe': defiant New Yorkers parade on Halloween despite truck attack

Revellers take to the streets in Manhattan just hours after eight people were killed and several injuredNew York attack: five Argentinian friends named among victims – updatesHours after a terror
EU silence over Catalan leader's call for action speaks volumes

EU silence over Catalan leader's call for action speaks volumes

Based on the icy silence Carles Puigdemont encountered in Brussels, it appears the EU will continue to rely on Spain to resolve crisis itselfIt was no accident that the sacked Catalan leader Carles
Morocco's gag on dissent in Rif region fuels exodus to Europe

Morocco's gag on dissent in Rif region fuels exodus to Europe

Crackdown on Hirak movement protests has contributed to threefold increase in attempts to cross western MediterraneanIn Hoceima’s Mohammed VI Square – the scene of year-long unrest in this clifftop
Extend paternity leave and enshrine it in law, says French petition

Extend paternity leave and enshrine it in law, says French petition

Appeal to Macron draws almost 58,000 signatories, including Thomas Piketty and other well-known figuresA group of high-profile French men have signed a petition demanding the right to longer paternity
Hong Kong's poor live in homes smaller than prison cells – study

Hong Kong's poor live in homes smaller than prison cells – study

The average living space for per person in the city is just 50 sq ft, the equivalent of just half a parking spacePoor residents in Hong Kong have less living space than prisoners in the city’s maximum
Introducing Common Ground – Behind the Lines podcast

Introducing Common Ground – Behind the Lines podcast

Gabrielle Jackson introduces you to our latest Guardian Australia podcast: Common Ground. Lenore Taylor and Rebecca Huntley bring four very different Australians together to find out where their views
Sayfullo Saipov named as suspect in New York truck attack killings

Sayfullo Saipov named as suspect in New York truck attack killings

A 29-year-old man was arrested after driver of rental truck ploughed into cyclists and pedestrians, leaving eight dead and eleven injuredThe man accused of driving a Home Depot rental truck into a
Black Lives Matter in Australia: ‘Incarceration is a way to destroy a community' – video

Black Lives Matter in Australia: ‘Incarceration is a way to destroy a community' – video

Exclusive: Ahead of receiving the Sydney Peace prize, founder of Black Lives Matter Global Network Patrisse Cullors, and Canadian lead organiser Rodney Diverlus travelled to Mildura in Victoria to
Uluru climb banned from October 2019 after historic vote

Uluru climb banned from October 2019 after historic vote

Traditional owners and park managers agree central Australian rock is ‘not a playground or theme park’ and support banClimbing Uluru in Australia’s red centre will end, traditional owners and national
'It's a cliche': Trump scraps visit to North Korean border

'It's a cliche': Trump scraps visit to North Korean border

Traditional presidential trip to tense demilitarised zone between North and South Korea is off the schedule during 12-day tour of AsiaDonald Trump will not visit the heavily armed border dividing the

Suspect in New York terror attack runs through streets before being shot – video

Amateur footage appears to show the man suspected of killing at least eight people in a truck attack running through the streets of Manhattan brandishing what looks like a firearm as gunshots ring