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The 'spaces between buildings' – Seoul's first architecture biennale

The 'spaces between buildings' – Seoul's first architecture biennale

From Zaha Hadid’s bulbous plaza to a ‘library’ of flora planted across a skygarden, the South Korean capital is using its architecture festival to look to the future – and atone for the costly sins of
US senators warn of 'fake news' threat from Russia and urge tech giants to act

US senators warn of 'fake news' threat from Russia and urge tech giants to act

Senate committee says ‘Russia intended to divide our society’ in electionFacebook and Google attacked for limp response to Russian election meddlingSenators from both parties warned of the role of
Avenues of trees, live theatre and a spa – why Singapore’s airport is the best on the planet

Avenues of trees, live theatre and a spa – why Singapore’s airport is the best on the planet

Changi airport is regularly named top of its class. Now it has opened Terminal 4, replete with futuristic cleaning robots and offering minimal human interaction Singapore has unveiled a five-storey
Film-maker Brett Ratner accused by six women of sexual misconduct

Film-maker Brett Ratner accused by six women of sexual misconduct

The director of Rush Hour and X-Men: The Last Stand has been accused of a range of unwanted sexual behaviour by Hollywood actorsAccording to a report in the Los Angeles Times, the Rush Hour and X-Men:
Paul Manafort has three passports and ties to Russian oligarchs, prosecutors say

Paul Manafort has three passports and ties to Russian oligarchs, prosecutors say

Manafort and associate Rick Gates pose serious flight risk, prosecutors say Two men under house arrest, with $10m bond for Manafort and $5m for GatesPaul Manafort, the former campaign manager for
The Balfour declaration isn’t history, it’s an everyday reality for Palestinian Arabs | Yasmeen el Khoudary

The Balfour declaration isn’t history, it’s an everyday reality for Palestinian Arabs | Yasmeen el Khoudary

In Palestine, Arabs are still silenced and sidelined by a declaration that is being commemorated as if it were a relic of empireA few weeks ago, I was returning to London from a trip abroad.
Church of England must tackle sexual abuse and harassment in its own ranks | Letters

Church of England must tackle sexual abuse and harassment in its own ranks | Letters

There is an urgent need for a trusted all-female group to which names can be reported in confidence, says Jayne Ozanne, a lay member of the general synodCalls for an independent mediation service to
Church of England urged to tackle sexual abuse within its ranks

Church of England urged to tackle sexual abuse within its ranks

Prominent women in church say it should acknowledge prevalence of sexual harassment and establish independent process for raising concernsThe Church of England should take a lead in tackling sexual
Let’s restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

Let’s restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

President says he is in favour of lifting moratorium in country where no one has been executed since 2005Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has said he is in favour of resuming executions in the
'He's bait, absolutely': experts say George Papadopoulos a lure to catch bigger fish

'He's bait, absolutely': experts say George Papadopoulos a lure to catch bigger fish

Former prosecutors say the ex-Trump aide is being used as leverage in Mueller’s inquiry – and the public charges are intended to send a message to othersIn the heat of the 2016 election campaign,
Wings Over Scotland blogger cleared over online harassment claims

Wings Over Scotland blogger cleared over online harassment claims

Pro-independence blogger cleared following his arrest in Bath in August over accusations he harassed woman in LondonStuart Campbell, a controversial pro-independence blogger who writes as Wings Over
Hamas hands control of Gaza crossings to Palestinian Authority

Hamas hands control of Gaza crossings to Palestinian Authority

Transfer of responsibility for key Gaza crossings part of reconciliation deal struck by rival Palestinian factionsThe Palestinian militant group Hamas has formally relinquished security control of key
Miss Peru contestants accuse country of not measuring up on gender violence

Miss Peru contestants accuse country of not measuring up on gender violence

Beauty pageant competitors refuse to list vital statistics during live TV broadcast, instead stating figures on violence against women in PeruIt was that moment in the beauty pageant where the
Palestinians crash Banksy 'street party' satirising Balfour celebrations

Palestinians crash Banksy 'street party' satirising Balfour celebrations

Palestinian flag raised at event in Bethlehem held in week of centenary of declaration promising UK assistance in creation of Jewish homelandProtesters have crashed a tongue-in-cheek “street party”
Kevin Spacey preyed on young men at Old Vic theatre, actor claims

Kevin Spacey preyed on young men at Old Vic theatre, actor claims

Allegations about star’s sexual conduct mount, with Mexican actor saying there are many men with a ‘Spacey story’Accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour against Kevin Spacey are mounting, with
Isis note found in New York attacker's truck, governor says

Isis note found in New York attacker's truck, governor says

New York governor Cuomo says law enforcement is in possession of the noteSuspect named as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, an Uber driver from UzbekistanNew York attack – live updatesInvestigators at the scene of
New York truck attack: White House calls suspect 'enemy combatant' – live

New York truck attack: White House calls suspect 'enemy combatant' – live

Follow for live updates on the investigation and fallout from the attackDonald Trump vows to step up ‘extreme vetting’ after attackVictims include five Argentinian friends on school reunionSayfullo
Angela Merkel clings to top spot in Forbes 100 most powerful women list

Angela Merkel clings to top spot in Forbes 100 most powerful women list

German chancellor beats Theresa May, Melinda Gates and Sheryl Sandberg to first place, despite hit to authority in electionsHer stature may have taken a hit after the recent German elections, in which
Call for inquest into IRA Guildford pub bombings to be reopened

Call for inquest into IRA Guildford pub bombings to be reopened

Lawyers acting for sister of Gerry Conlon, who was wrongfully jailed for 15 years, call for completion of process for five who diedLawyers representing two individuals affected by the IRA’s 1974
Art students and martial skills: Wednesday's best photos

Art students and martial skills: Wednesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...