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'I try not to leave the house': Bangkok in grip of pollution crisis years in the making

'I try not to leave the house': Bangkok in grip of pollution crisis years in the making

Schools forced to close and residents fear for their health; experts say the government is doing too little too lateSuthasi hasn’t left the house in four days. But the 21-year-old law student isn’t
One in three UK firms plan for Brexit relocation, IoD says

One in three UK firms plan for Brexit relocation, IoD says

Survey finds surge of smaller companies activating plans to move operations abroad Nearly one in three British businesses are planning to relocate some of their operations abroad or have already
Super Bowl: Patriots invite seventh-grade girl bullied for playing football

Super Bowl: Patriots invite seventh-grade girl bullied for playing football

Dejah Rondeau of New Hampshire has already played catch with Julian Edelman and met owner Robert KraftA seventh-grade girl from New Hampshire who was bullied for playing quarterback on a youth
Mariah Carey defies activists to perform in Saudi Arabia

Mariah Carey defies activists to perform in Saudi Arabia

Singer’s publicists claim the show is ‘a positive step towards the dissolution of gender segregation’ in the kingdomThe singer Mariah Carey has been criticised by women’s rights campaigners, who have
Polar vortex: soap bubble freezes and breaks in Arctic Chicago cold – video

Polar vortex: soap bubble freezes and breaks in Arctic Chicago cold – video

One social media user filmed a video of a soap bubble freezing solid and then breaking in the dangerously cold weather that continued to shatter records across the midwest on Thursday, due to the
Grieving Humboldt Broncos families face wait for sentencing

Grieving Humboldt Broncos families face wait for sentencing

Driver of semi-trailer truck that struck coach of young hockey players will be sentenced at the end of MarchThe victims and grieving relatives of a Canadian truck crash, in which 16 people died, will
'Chiberia': extreme cold in Chicago inspires solidarity and awe

'Chiberia': extreme cold in Chicago inspires solidarity and awe

The polar vortex of 2019 will become one of the city’s legendary winters, one to be reminisced about with a sense of wonder as much as woeBrian Marchal isn’t afraid of a little cold weather.As the
Facebook and Twitter removed hundreds of accounts linked to Iran, Russia and Venezuela

Facebook and Twitter removed hundreds of accounts linked to Iran, Russia and Venezuela

The Facebook accounts had garnered about 2 million followers and researchers say they amplified anti-west viewsFacebook and Twitter both announced on Thursday they had taken down hundreds of accounts
'¡Sí se puede!' shouts rapturous crowd at Juan Guaidó rally

'¡Sí se puede!' shouts rapturous crowd at Juan Guaidó rally

‘Yes we can!’ echo supporters of self-declared incumbent leader who calls for Saturday protestsThe politician spearheading efforts to force Nicolás Maduro from power has vowed to step up his “fight
Barclays trial jury told to ignore defendants' jokes about prison

Barclays trial jury told to ignore defendants' jokes about prison

Judge urges jurors not to dwell on comments made in court about quality of food and sexThe judge overseeing a historic case against former Barclays bosses has instructed the jury not to dwell on
Mueller will use Roger Stone's bank records, texts and emails as evidence

Mueller will use Roger Stone's bank records, texts and emails as evidence

Legal analysts say sizable amount of potential evidence seems to go well beyond the current known charges against StoneFollow the latest US politics updates liveSpecial counsel Robert Mueller has
Trump inches closer to declaring emergency for wall as negotiations stall

Trump inches closer to declaring emergency for wall as negotiations stall

President is making plans in the event he carries out his threat as Democrats refuse to fund his long-promised border wallFollow the latest in US politicsDonald Trump is moving closer to using
French police officers jailed for raping Canadian tourist

French police officers jailed for raping Canadian tourist

Two men sentenced to seven years for rape of Emily Spanton at Paris police HQTwo police officers from one of France’s elite units have been sent to jail for seven years for the gang-rape of a Canadian
Police swap cocaine with salt in sting operation in Italy's largest drugs bust in 25 years – video

Police swap cocaine with salt in sting operation in Italy's largest drugs bust in 25 years – video

Italian police have seized more than two tonnes of cocaine in the largest drugs seizure in the country in 25 years, during a sting operation involving three other nations across two continents. The
US court finds Assad regime liable for Marie Colvin's death in Syria

US court finds Assad regime liable for Marie Colvin's death in Syria

Syria ordered to pay $300m over death of Sunday Times journalist in ‘targeted’ shelling in 2012The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad has been held liable by a US court for the extrajudicial killing of
The Brexit delusion: May to demand the impossible? – Politics Weekly podcast

The Brexit delusion: May to demand the impossible? – Politics Weekly podcast

Jessica Elgot is joined by Polly Toynbee, Martin Kettle and Aarti Shankar to discuss the latest round of fantasy Brexit. Plus: a short history of Brexit, and why MPs should pay their speeding finesThe
Family attacks failure to punish student who sexually assaulted girl

Family attacks failure to punish student who sexually assaulted girl

Christopher Daniel given absolute discharge despite being found guilty of offence against girl, 6A teenager who was given an absolute discharge despite being found guilty of sexually assaulting a
Huge cocaine shipment swapped with salt to catch traffickers

Huge cocaine shipment swapped with salt to catch traffickers

Largest drugs haul in Italy in 25 years comes after sting operation involving Colombia and SpainItalian police have taken possession of more than two tonnes of cocaine in the largest drugs seizure in
Liberal and Labor parties urged to disclose political donations in real time

Liberal and Labor parties urged to disclose political donations in real time

Today Australian voters will learn who was bankrolling the nation’s political parties more than 18 months agoThe Greens have urged the major parties to begin disclosing their donations in real time,
Margaret Chatterjee obituary

Margaret Chatterjee obituary

Margaret Chatterjee, who has died aged 93, was a member of the philosophy department at the University of Delhi for 30 years, and its professor of philosophy from 1977 until 1990. From the 1960s