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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits out at 'disgusting' media publishing fake nude image

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits out at 'disgusting' media publishing fake nude image

Congresswoman says attacks were ‘just a matter of time’, adding that women in leadership face more scrutinyAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the rapidly rising star of the Democratic party, has lashed out at
Rahaf and Hakeem: why has one refugee captured the world's attention while another is left in jail? | Helen Davidson

Rahaf and Hakeem: why has one refugee captured the world's attention while another is left in jail? | Helen Davidson

When it comes to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun and Hakeem al-Araibi, the reasons are varied but likely include the age-old non-science of what makes news and what doesn’tAustralia, Thailand and the Gulf
On trial: El Salvador's abortion ban

On trial: El Salvador's abortion ban

The shocking case of Imelda Cortez has put El Salvador’s strict abortion laws in the spotlight. Human rights lawyer Paula Avila-Guillen and reporter Nina Lakhani describe how a surprise verdict has
Hubble loses best camera but discovers brightest ever quasar

Hubble loses best camera but discovers brightest ever quasar

Nasa working on fix after space telescope’s wide-field camera broke downThe Hubble space telescope is operating without its best camera after a hardware problem forced it to shut down.Nasa said the
Trump's threat to cut California wildfire relief leaves state officials baffled

Trump's threat to cut California wildfire relief leaves state officials baffled

He criticized the state for ‘forest management’, a claim that was debunked and admonished the last time he made itDonald Trump’s latest threat to cut relief funds for California areas impacted by
Fraser Anning billed taxpayers for staying at brother's Queensland hotel

Fraser Anning billed taxpayers for staying at brother's Queensland hotel

Exclusive: senator claimed expenses for two trips to Babinda in 2018, where his brother owns a hotel Fraser Anning claimed a taxpayer-funded accommodation and meals allowance for staying at his
Whitsundays shark attack: woman and child bitten in shallow waters

Whitsundays shark attack: woman and child bitten in shallow waters

Girl to be transferred from Hamilton Island to have bite on foot treated, while woman was bitten on legA girl and a elderly woman have been bitten by a shark in the Whitsundays, continuing a spate of
Toe the line: China bans foot fetish videos and political spoofs as censorship tightens

Toe the line: China bans foot fetish videos and political spoofs as censorship tightens

China’s new guidelines come after a year in which the government stepped up censorship efforts China released new guidelines on censoring short videos on Wednesday, prohibiting everything from foot
World’s steepest street: Welsh town challenges New Zealand for Guinness World Record

World’s steepest street: Welsh town challenges New Zealand for Guinness World Record

Some residents of Baldwin Street in Dunedin suggest resurfacing top of street to see off challenge from Harlech in WalesThe Welsh town of Harlech is challenging New Zealand’s claim to the steepest
Victorian man arrested for allegedly sending suspicious packages to embassies

Victorian man arrested for allegedly sending suspicious packages to embassies

48-year-old arrested at Shepparton home over 38 parcels sent to at least 14 consulates in Melbourne, Canberra and SydneyPolice have arrested a man from north-east Victoria for allegedly sending 38
El Chapo trial: prosecutors reveal text messages sent to wife and mistress

El Chapo trial: prosecutors reveal text messages sent to wife and mistress

Joaquin Guzmán discussed narrowly escaping a raid and joked about arming his daughter with an assault rifle in the messagesProsecutors in the US trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán have shown jurors
Rahaf al-Qunun: Labor says Saudi refugee should be resettled in Australia

Rahaf al-Qunun: Labor says Saudi refugee should be resettled in Australia

Bill Shorten urges Scott Morrison to accept Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun now that the UN has validated her refugee claimLabor has said the Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun should be resettled in
Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space ‘could be aliens’

Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space ‘could be aliens’

Repeating bursts of radio waves detected for first time since initial accidental discovery in 2007Astronomers have detected mysterious, ultra-brief repeating energy bursts from deep space for only the
China’s ambassador accuses Canada of ‘white supremacy’ in Huawei CFO arrest

China’s ambassador accuses Canada of ‘white supremacy’ in Huawei CFO arrest

Ambassador Lu Shaye wrote in an op-ed for an Ottawa-based paper that western countries are employing a ‘double standard’China’s ambassador to Canada has accused the country of “white supremacy” in
Weatherwatch: how mountain winds bring warm winter weather

Weatherwatch: how mountain winds bring warm winter weather

A prolonged Föhn effect can result in abnormally high temperaturesThe Föhn effect is characterised by dry and warm winds on the downwind side of high ground. The main warming mechanism originates from
Congo election runner-up rejects Tshisekedi victory as 'electoral coup'

Congo election runner-up rejects Tshisekedi victory as 'electoral coup'

Riot police deployed amid fears of violence over alleged vote-riggingThe runner-up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s presidential election has rejected the result as an “electoral coup” and
Trump walks out on Democrats and calls shutdown talks 'a waste of time'

Trump walks out on Democrats and calls shutdown talks 'a waste of time'

Chuck Schumer condemns president’s ‘temper-tantrum’800,000 federal US workers continue to go without payDonald Trump abruptly ended a critical meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday, calling it
Brexit: May loses grip on deal after fresh Commons humiliation

Brexit: May loses grip on deal after fresh Commons humiliation

Amendments mean PM will have little room to move if Brexit deal rejected next weekTheresa May’s room for manoeuvre should her Brexit deal be rejected next week was further constrained on Wednesday
Morning mail: Bestjet rancour, Qunun waits on Australia, blow to Theresa May

Morning mail: Bestjet rancour, Qunun waits on Australia, blow to Theresa May

Thursday: current and former owners of collapsed flight booking company Bestjet blame each other. Plus: no end in sight to US shutdownGood morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main
Report sparks concerns over poor air quality on London Underground

Report sparks concerns over poor air quality on London Underground

Pollution in tube stations 30 times higher than beside busy roads in capital, experts sayFresh concerns over air quality on the London Underground have been raised after researchers found that the