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Catherine Deneuve auctions off YSL haute couture outfits

Catherine Deneuve auctions off YSL haute couture outfits

French actor selling collection, including one-off pieces made by Yves Saint LaurentCatherine Deneuve is auctioning her collection of haute couture outfits, many of them one-off pieces made by Yves
Happy Kataloween: the spooky celebration in the Paris catacombs

Happy Kataloween: the spooky celebration in the Paris catacombs

Every Halloween partygoers descend into this mysterious underworld where – from occult art shows to obsessive ‘cataphiles’ – a secret subculture is flourishingIt’s Halloween, and a group of young
Thai sporting and political leaders pay tribute to Leicester City owner

Thai sporting and political leaders pay tribute to Leicester City owner

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha praised for promoting ‘Thai values’ Billionaire’s death in helicopter crash confirmed overnight As Thailand woke on Monday morning to the confirmation that Vichai
HSBC chief: it is hard to disengage from Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi death

HSBC chief: it is hard to disengage from Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi death

Murder unlikely to have much impact on trade and foreign investment, says John FlintThe murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is unlikely to have much impact on trade and foreign investment in Saudi
Fear and anger won the election in Brazil. It’s a wake-up call to the world | Simon Jenkins

Fear and anger won the election in Brazil. It’s a wake-up call to the world | Simon Jenkins

Liberal democracy is proving no match for the lies and hatred spread by social mediaAs goes Brazil, so goes democracy? It is no good outsiders pouring contempt on Jair Bolsonaro, victor in Sunday’s
90% of world's children are breathing toxic air, WHO study finds

90% of world's children are breathing toxic air, WHO study finds

Report says air pollution is having a devastating impact on children worldwide, storing up a public health time bombPoisonous air is having a devastating impact on billions of children around the
Man who stabbed wife 49 times in front of child jailed for life

Man who stabbed wife 49 times in front of child jailed for life

Kema Salum handed 23-year minimum term for murder of Leyla Mtumwa in LondonAn “arrogant, controlling bully” who strangled his wife then stabbed her nearly 50 times in front of her young son has been
Kanye West designs clothing encouraging black Americans to quit Democratic party

Kanye West designs clothing encouraging black Americans to quit Democratic party

The designs appear on merchandise for conservative commentator Candace Owens’s ‘Blexit’ campaign Kanye West has reportedly designed a line of apparel for a conservative campaign encouraging black
Turkey refuses to share all Khashoggi evidence with Saudis

Turkey refuses to share all Khashoggi evidence with Saudis

Meeting of Saudi prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb and his Istanbul counterpart relatively brief Turkish investigators have refused to share with Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor all the evidence they have
German chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election in 2021

German chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election in 2021

Chancellor also tells Christian Democrats she will not seek re-election as party chairwoman in DecemberAfter dominating European politics for well over a decade, Angela Merkel has said her fourth term
Duchess of Sussex speaks Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech – video

Duchess of Sussex speaks Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech – video

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has charmed New Zealanders by speaking in te reo Māori during her first speech in the country.The duchess gave a passionate speech about women’s suffrage in Wellington
In Standing Rock, Native Americans fear North Dakota ID law will suppress midterms vote

In Standing Rock, Native Americans fear North Dakota ID law will suppress midterms vote

On the tribal reservations, Republicans are accused of trying to suppress a potentially decisive bloc who tend to swing DemocraticAs the blanket of morning fog evaporates over the outskirts of Fort
'The dirt poor will eat the filthy rich': How a Democrat can win in Trumpland – video

'The dirt poor will eat the filthy rich': How a Democrat can win in Trumpland – video

Richard Ojeda, a retired army major, is a Democrat running in a West Virginia district that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in 2016. But how does a leftwing populist with the backing of Silicon
'Build it and they will come': Tirana's plan for a 'kaleidoscope metropolis'

'Build it and they will come': Tirana's plan for a 'kaleidoscope metropolis'

The first years of post-dictatorship freedom produced a disorderly, car-choked city. Can the Albanian capital’s slick young mayor create a future of ‘exemplary urban design’?If you stand in the middle
Who is Jair Bolsonaro? Brazil's far-right president in his own words

Who is Jair Bolsonaro? Brazil's far-right president in his own words

Brazil’s new president is a far-right figurehead and ex-paratrooper known for lashing out at women, minorities, and indigenous groupsJair Bolsonaro is a deeply polarising figure who rose from
Indonesia plane crash: flight JT610 plunges into waters off Jakarta

Indonesia plane crash: flight JT610 plunges into waters off Jakarta

Communication lost with Lion Air plane carrying 189 people minutes after takeoffA passenger plane carrying 189 people crashed into the sea off Jakarta on Monday minutes after taking off on a domestic
Brexit deal dividend could boost economy, health secretary says

Brexit deal dividend could boost economy, health secretary says

Matt Hancock hints at ‘good deal on the horizon’, but says NHS funding secure either way Securing a good Brexit agreement could result in a “deal dividend” for the UK economy, the health secretary,
Listen to Northern Irish voters, Theresa May – not the DUP | Conor Gearty

Listen to Northern Irish voters, Theresa May – not the DUP | Conor Gearty

Arlene Foster has no mandate to push for a hard Brexit at the cost of wrecking the Good Friday agreementThe Democratic Unionist party is defined by its hostility to the Republic of Ireland. For the
Decline of Greyhound service mirrors rural Canada's plight

Decline of Greyhound service mirrors rural Canada's plight

Longstanding bus routes will see their last journeys this month, mirroring the region’s struggles: ‘Those who remain are unable to leave’It’s 10 to midnight when the Winnipeg-bound Greyhound bus
Farmers federation's Fiona Simson urged to run as independent against Barnaby Joyce

Farmers federation's Fiona Simson urged to run as independent against Barnaby Joyce

Simson is considered one of the few people in the NSW seat with the profile to challenge former Nationals leaderNational Farmers Federation president Fiona Simson has been urged to run as an