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Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no – live

Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no – live

More than 12.7 million people voted in huge 79.5% turnout • All states and territories recorded vote in favour of change • Turnbull says it is overwhelming vote for fairness • Follow all the news and
London’s Bond Street has world’s third-highest business rents

London’s Bond Street has world’s third-highest business rents

Shopping thoroughfare overtakes Champs Élysées in Paris in ranking as tourism boom from weak pound boosts luxury sectorThe tourism boom prompted by the weakness of sterling since the Brexit vote has
Brexit threatens UK's reputation for scientific research, watchdog says

Brexit threatens UK's reputation for scientific research, watchdog says

Leadership is ‘sorely lacking’ in key areas such as robotics and climate change, parliament’s spending monitor warnsBritain risks losing its reputation as a scientific research powerhouse as a result
More rape and torture victims being held at Yarl's Wood, report says

More rape and torture victims being held at Yarl's Wood, report says

Chief inspector of prisons expresses concern that Home Office refused to accept rape came within legal definition of tortureIncreasing numbers of women are being detained at Yarl’s Wood immigration
US Holocaust Museum says evidence of genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar

US Holocaust Museum says evidence of genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar

Year-long report into atrocities accuses security forces of ‘unprecedented and systematic’ campaign of violence against Muslim populationThe United States Holocaust Museum says there is “mounting
Australia says yes to same-sex marriage – video

Australia says yes to same-sex marriage – video

Australian voters have delivered their verdict: 61.6% of voters backed same-sex marriage and 38.4% voted no. Supporters hope same-sex marriage will be legal within weeks. But some conservatives in the
Republican party cuts ties with Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

Republican party cuts ties with Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

Republican National Committee pulls out of joint fundraising agreement as senior Alabama senator calls for Moore to be pulled from the ballotThe Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab is testing a new way to
Australia says yes to same-sex marriage in historic postal survey

Australia says yes to same-sex marriage in historic postal survey

Marriage equality could be legal by Christmas after 61.6% of participants in the voluntary survey approve a change to the law • Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey – follow all the news and
US military leaders would reject illegal order for nuclear strike, senators told

US military leaders would reject illegal order for nuclear strike, senators told

As senators raise concerns about ‘unstable’ Donald Trump’s decision-making, former commander says military is ‘not obligated to follow illegal orders’US military commanders would refuse a presidential
Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Senate after historic yes win in postal survey  – politics live

Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Senate after historic yes win in postal survey – politics live

Former PM says the survey result ‘should be respected’ but underlines the need to protect freedom of religion. Follow all the action live Australia says yes to same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage
Weatherwatch: volcanoes and their effect on winds and global weather

Weatherwatch: volcanoes and their effect on winds and global weather

Meteorologists are studying historical records to try to understand the behaviour of the equatorial jet Our weather is strongly influenced by what’s happening in the upper atmosphere. For example,
Paul Keating says company tax cut is no holy grail and growth must be inclusive

Paul Keating says company tax cut is no holy grail and growth must be inclusive

Former PM says ‘conservative Australia’ doesn’t understand that economic growth needs to be about ‘inclusion and justice’Paul Keating has slammed Australia’s big business lobby groups for being
Turnbull avoids sit-down meeting with Jacinda Ardern on refugee offer

Turnbull avoids sit-down meeting with Jacinda Ardern on refugee offer

New Zealand media says prime minister was ‘snubbed’ after her Australian counterpart appeared to ignore a public request to discuss her proposal Malcolm Turnbull appears to have ignored a public
Russia used hundreds of fake accounts to tweet about Brexit, data shows

Russia used hundreds of fake accounts to tweet about Brexit, data shows

Researchers find that accounts run from a St Petersburg troll farm tried to sow discord between Britons over the referendumConcern about Russian influence in British politics has intensified as it
Roy Moore challenged Alabama law that protects rape victims, documents reveal

Roy Moore challenged Alabama law that protects rape victims, documents reveal

Cases were among 10 where Moore, as Alabama’s top judge, dissented from court’s majority view and sided with alleged offenders, Guardian review findsThe Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab is testing a new
Image of determined 16-year-old migrant wins Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Image of determined 16-year-old migrant wins Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Spanish journalist César Dezfuli wins £15,000 award for his photograph of teenager rescued from the Mediterranean SeaAn arresting photograph of a solemn 16-year-old migrant from Mali taken after he
Trump releases slow-motion video of his Asia tour set to trance music

Trump releases slow-motion video of his Asia tour set to trance music

Forty-five second clip fits somewhere between a YouTube bungee jump montage and a teenager’s iMovie video of a skiing tripDonald Trump has marked his state visit to Asia by releasing a highlights
Tories ask rich voters to rate importance of Grenfell Tower fire

Tories ask rich voters to rate importance of Grenfell Tower fire

Conservative association in Kensington and Chelsea asks residents of Courtfield ward to score tragedy on scale of 0 to 10Voters in one of the richest parts of Kensington and Chelsea have been asked to
California shooting: four dead and at least one child wounded at school

California shooting: four dead and at least one child wounded at school

Attacker fired shots at multiple sites in the state’s rural north, including Tehama elementary school, before police killed him, authorities sayIt’s time to end the US gun violence epidemic. Help us
Canada-US ice hockey rivalry thaws as former captains have child together

Canada-US ice hockey rivalry thaws as former captains have child together

Liv Chu-Ouellette weighs in at seven pounds three ouncesCaroline Ouellette was Canada’s Olympic captain while Julie Chu led USThey have battled three times for Olympic gold, racing across the ice as