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How they got it right on 54BC and all that | Brief letters

How they got it right on 54BC and all that | Brief letters

Muslim populations | Brexit incompetence | Fortnum & Mason | Trump’s tweets | Thanet invadedForecasts that the Muslim population of the UK and other European countries could increase substantially
'Lock him up!' shout protesters after Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI – video

'Lock him up!' shout protesters after Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI – video

Protesters called for Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn to be locked up after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI as
Were other Trump aides lobbying for Israel illicitly alongside Michael Flynn?

Were other Trump aides lobbying for Israel illicitly alongside Michael Flynn?

The ex-national security adviser has admitted trying to get Russia to block a critical UN resolution – and an Israeli official stated they sought Trump’s helpThe guilty plea entered on Friday by
Why the UN is investigating extreme poverty … in America, the world's richest nation

Why the UN is investigating extreme poverty … in America, the world's richest nation

At the heart of Philip Alston’s special mission will be one question: can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if they’re unable to meet basic living standards?The United Nations monitor on
Ireland will have final say on progress of Brexit talks, says EU

Ireland will have final say on progress of Brexit talks, says EU

Donald Tusk says that if Ireland cannot accept UK offer for its border, EU will not allow negotiations to move on to tradeIreland will have the final say on whether the UK has made sufficient progress
'They don't tell you why': threatened with removal after 52 years in the UK

'They don't tell you why': threatened with removal after 52 years in the UK

Anthony Bryan was nearly sent back to Jamaica despite not having been there since he was eight. His status remains precarious – and he’s not the only oneAfter 52 years in the UK, Anthony Bryan was
The V&A's new Chinese outpost: an oasis of calm in a kitsch jumble

The V&A's new Chinese outpost: an oasis of calm in a kitsch jumble

Wedged between a landlocked cruise liner and gothic apartment blocks, the V&A’s first international foothold, built in the cradle of the new China, is more luxury mall than magical museumA fake
Frame by frame: how the Michael Flynn-Russia saga unfolded – in pictures

Frame by frame: how the Michael Flynn-Russia saga unfolded – in pictures

The retired general quickly became one of Donald Trump’s most trusted aides – but his contacts with Russians and his lies to the FBI came back to haunt him Continue reading...
Mount Agung volcano erupting in Bali – in pictures

Mount Agung volcano erupting in Bali – in pictures

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert to the highest level and ordered people within 10km of Mount Agung to leave the area. The volcano, rising about 3,000 metres above Bali’s Karangasem
Nail-packed device found near German Christmas market

Nail-packed device found near German Christmas market

Suspicious package containing unidentified powder led to police evacuating market in Potsdam, near BerlinA Christmas market was evacuated in the German city of Potsdam on Friday after a nail-packed
Keep smiling: Meghan Markle shows she has what it takes to be a royal | John Crace

Keep smiling: Meghan Markle shows she has what it takes to be a royal | John Crace

There were few signs of nerves from Markle on her work experience day in Nottingham with job mentor Prince Harry It wasn’t exactly Hollywood, but Nottingham was determined to give Prince Harry and
Deslocamento diário de quatro horas: tarefa difícil da vida na periferia de São Paulo

Deslocamento diário de quatro horas: tarefa difícil da vida na periferia de São Paulo

Como a maior parte dos habitantes de São Paulo, Alcione Santos mora nas margens da maior cidade da América do Sul. A viagem diária para trabalhos mal remunerados é brutal The four hour commute: the
Pope Francis meets Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh - video

Pope Francis meets Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh - video

Pope Francis has called for 'decisive measures' to resolve the political crisis causing mostly Muslim refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to flee to Bangladesh. He called on countries to give
Germany's SPD denies agreeing coalition talks with Angela Merkel

Germany's SPD denies agreeing coalition talks with Angela Merkel

Leader Martin Schulz says reports are ‘plainly and simply’ wrong but that his party will continue to explore all options The leader of Germany’s Social Democratic party has denied reports that he has
For pitta's sake: EU kebab meat move could make doner a goner

For pitta's sake: EU kebab meat move could make doner a goner

European parliament phosphates ban would sound death knell for nightclubber’s favoured snack, industry warnsIt’s the news that none of Europe’s late-night revellers want to hear: the end of the doner
Carl Sargeant: hundreds turn out for former Welsh minister's funeral

Carl Sargeant: hundreds turn out for former Welsh minister's funeral

Jeremy Corbyn attends service for Labour assembly member who took own life after being sacked over harassment allegationsHundreds of mourners have lined the streets of a tiny Welsh town for the
‘If you lived in bitterness you wouldn’t enjoy anything’: Exeter’s Zimbabwean rugby exiles

‘If you lived in bitterness you wouldn’t enjoy anything’: Exeter’s Zimbabwean rugby exiles

The Chiefs’ Don Armand and Kai Horstmann suspect their resilience and work ethic stems from their families’ suffering during the Robert Mugabe yearsFor every Zimbabwean living in long-term exile, the
Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI as Trump-Russia inquiry takes critical step

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI as Trump-Russia inquiry takes critical step

Flynn ready to testify about contact between Trump campaign and Russians ‘I recognize that my actions were wrong … I am working to set things right’In a startling breakthrough for prosecutors
Nine women accuse playwright Israel Horovitz of sexual misconduct

Nine women accuse playwright Israel Horovitz of sexual misconduct

Horovitz departs from the Gloucester Stage Company as his son, Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, issues statement saying ‘I believe the allegations are true’Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel
Trump's Twitter attack only serves to increase UK's post-Brexit angst | Patrick Wintour

Trump's Twitter attack only serves to increase UK's post-Brexit angst | Patrick Wintour

US president’s insulting tweet to Theresa May injects urgency into growing debate about UK’s future foreign policy alliancesAs UK diplomats picked over the rubble of the special relationship caused by