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The charges against former Trump aide George Papadopoulos – full text

The charges against former Trump aide George Papadopoulos – full text

Indictment unsealed on Monday reveals George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign, pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agentsTrump-Russia inquiry – live updates George Papadopoulos,
Taliban warn US that hostage Kevin King is dangerously ill

Taliban warn US that hostage Kevin King is dangerously ill

Militants, believed to be brutal Haqqani group, urge Washington to accept demands as captive teacher’s health worsensAn American man held hostage by the Afghan Taliban for more than a year is gravely
Europe’s centre-right is on the wrong track with ‘good populism’ | Cas Mudde

Europe’s centre-right is on the wrong track with ‘good populism’ | Cas Mudde

In the Austrian and Dutch elections, it’s debatable how much ground mainstream parties won by flirting with nativism. Swinging to the right carries long-term risksOften post-election days feel like
Boy was sliding down school bannisters before fatal fall, inquest hears

Boy was sliding down school bannisters before fatal fall, inquest hears

Michael Sousa, 12, sustained severe head injuries after falling from third floor of stairwell at Jane Austen College in NorwichA 12-year-old boy who was sliding down bannisters at his school fell
Trump campaign aide met Russia-linked professor to discuss 'dirt' on Clinton

Trump campaign aide met Russia-linked professor to discuss 'dirt' on Clinton

George Papadopoulos, who worked on the Trump campaign, pleads guilty to lying to FBI agents as Paul Manafort is charged with money laundering and fraudTrump-Russia inquiry – live updates A former
Two teenage boys arrested in Yorkshire over alleged terror plot

Two teenage boys arrested in Yorkshire over alleged terror plot

Fourteen-year-olds held under Terrorism Act as police search several properties in North YorkshireDetectives have been granted extra time to question two 14-year-old boys arrested over the weekend on
The vital questions on Trump and Russia

The vital questions on Trump and Russia

What is the true nature of Trump’s relationship with Russia? The story could not be bigger or the stakes higher, but much is still obscured from view• Trump-Russia inquiry – live updates“It’s bigger
Spanish prosecutor files for charges of rebellion against Catalan government members – video

Spanish prosecutor files for charges of rebellion against Catalan government members – video

Spain’s attorney general, José Manuel Maza, reveals that his office has filed for charges of 'rebellion, sedition [and] misuse of public funds' to be brought against members of the deposed Catalan
Danish inventor admits dismembering body of Swedish journalist

Danish inventor admits dismembering body of Swedish journalist

Danish police say Peter Madsen has changed his story, but still maintains Kim Wall died in an accident while on board his submarineA Danish inventor has admitted dismembering the body of the Swedish
Scotland Yard warns of policing cuts if budget reduces officer numbers

Scotland Yard warns of policing cuts if budget reduces officer numbers

Metropolitan police deputy commissioner says force could only concentrate on ‘basic’ work if head count falls to 27,500 by 2021Scotland Yard will be unable to provide some services at all in future if
Recognise Palestine to mark Balfour centenary, says Emily Thornberry

Recognise Palestine to mark Balfour centenary, says Emily Thornberry

Shadow foreign secretary urges formal UK recognition 100 years after declaration that paved way for creation of IsraelThe shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, is calling on the UK to mark the
Monday's photo highlights: Catalan protests and clashes in Kenya

Monday's photo highlights: Catalan protests and clashes in Kenya

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a frosty start in Yorkshire, an art project on a Canadian river and exam time in China
Trump finds Russia investigation 'very distracting', says John Kelly – live

Trump finds Russia investigation 'very distracting', says John Kelly – live

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates charged with money laundering and tax evasionTrump campaign aide George Papadopoulos admits lying to FBI agentsRussia inquiry charges: how close does this get to Trump?
Those who lived through the Russian Revolution understood history – unlike us | Paul Mason

Those who lived through the Russian Revolution understood history – unlike us | Paul Mason

As the events of 1917 unfolded, many working-class people would have been able to understand the parallels with the French Revolution. A century later, our ignorance may be our downfallThings were
John French obituary

John French obituary

My friend John French, who has died aged 75 after heart surgery, was the recording engineer for many artists, including Joe Dolce, whose single Shaddap You Face was a hit worldwide. It sold 6m copies

Paul Manafort seen entering FBI field office in Washington DC – video

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, enters the FBI field office in Washington DC on Monday amid reports he had been ordered to turn himself in to federal authorities. He is said to
Tom Joyce obituary

Tom Joyce obituary

My father, Tom Joyce, who has died aged 99, grew up in the west of Ireland, and his earliest memories were of the Black and Tans during the Irish war of independence in 1921. He recalled how nobody
HSBC says it will wait as long as possible before moving jobs out of UK

HSBC says it will wait as long as possible before moving jobs out of UK

Bank says Brexit transition arrangement needs to be in place before end of year as uncertainty could curtail UK investmentThe chief executive of HSBC has said Britain’s biggest bank will wait as a
Trump-Russia inquiry heats up as three key aides indicted

Trump-Russia inquiry heats up as three key aides indicted

Ex-adviser George Papadopoulos pleads guilty over Kremlin contactsPaul Manafort and Rick Gates plead not guilty to money laundering and fraudTrump-Russia inquiry – live updatesThe special
Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley charged with sexual assault

Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley charged with sexual assault

Police charge actor after alleged incident at music venue in Manchester The Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley has been charged with two counts of sexual assault after an alleged incident in