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Protesters shine torches on Sydney Opera House to disrupt advert – video

Protesters shine torches on Sydney Opera House to disrupt advert – video

Hundreds of protesters shine torches on Sydney Opera House in opposition to controversial advertising for a horse race. The promotional light show has divided opinion in the Australian city.The
Hillary Clinton on Tories: a long way from party of Churchill and Thatcher – video

Hillary Clinton on Tories: a long way from party of Churchill and Thatcher – video

Hillary Clinton has condemned 'conservatives in Brussels' who voted to shield the Hungarian PM, Viktor Orbán, 'including British MPs'. 'They've come a long way from the party of Churchill and
'Not for sale': Sydney Opera House racing ad sparks protests

'Not for sale': Sydney Opera House racing ad sparks protests

Plan to promote $13m Everest horse race on sails of the iconic venue has faced backlashHundreds of demonstrators have shone torches on to the Sydney Opera House to protest against controversial
Minister condemns plans for Uganda’s first LGBT centre as ‘criminal act’

Minister condemns plans for Uganda’s first LGBT centre as ‘criminal act’

Campaigners are warned they will break the anti-homosexuality law if they open safe spaceActivists trying to open Uganda’s first centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been told
Sydney Opera House racing ad disrupted as protesters shine torches on sails

Sydney Opera House racing ad disrupted as protesters shine torches on sails

Controversial projection of Everest race barrier draw booed as demonstrators chanted ‘not for sale’ Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Sydney Opera House with torches in hand to disrupt and
We’ve launched a migrant rescue ship to resist the racist right in Italy | Michael Hardt and Sandro Mezzadra

We’ve launched a migrant rescue ship to resist the racist right in Italy | Michael Hardt and Sandro Mezzadra

This mission is not only about providing humanitarian aid but protesting against the toxic politics of Italy, Europe and the USWe are part of an activist project that launched the Mare Jonio, a rescue
Kim Jong-un invites pope to Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un invites pope to Pyongyang

Invite is part of campaign to soften image from head of rogue state to global leaderThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has invited Pope Francis to visit his country, according to South Korean
Spike in voter registrations after Taylor Swift pro-Democrat Instagram post

Spike in voter registrations after Taylor Swift pro-Democrat Instagram post

Musician says Marsha Blackburn’s Congress voting record ‘appalls and terrifies me’The US voter registration service has experienced a spike in numbers after Taylor Swift – long silent on partisan
Treatment of autistic girl who injured Alder Hey nurses 'atrocious', says judge

Treatment of autistic girl who injured Alder Hey nurses 'atrocious', says judge

High court hears traumatised girl assaulted staff after seeing hospital’s shrine to Alfie EvansA high court judge has criticised Liverpool council over its “atrocious” treatment of a severely
Hong Kong leader refuses to explain UK journalist’s visa denial

Hong Kong leader refuses to explain UK journalist’s visa denial

City’s leader dismisses as ‘pure speculation’ claims move was retaliation for hosting activistHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has refused to explain why her government declined to renew the visa of a
Women and children found safe after 'domestic incident' and house fire

Women and children found safe after 'domestic incident' and house fire

Police held ‘serious concerns’ for the welfare of two women, aged 71 and 41, and two boys, aged 11 and 14Detectives have found two women and two boys after a house was destroyed by fire in an alleged
Former Interpol chief 'held in China under new form of custody'

Former Interpol chief 'held in China under new form of custody'

Meng Hongwei appears caught up in anti-graft drive critics say is cover for political purgeMeng Hongwei, the former Interpol president being investigated for bribery in China, seems to have been
Asian Town, Qatar's mall for migrants: 'You can't ignore the racial undertones'

Asian Town, Qatar's mall for migrants: 'You can't ignore the racial undertones'

The new Asian Town mall was designed to cater to Qatar’s roughly 2 million migrant workers – but critics say it is simply a way to segregate themAt first glance, it is like any other entertainment
Indonesia orders foreign aid workers helping with tsunami effort to leave

Indonesia orders foreign aid workers helping with tsunami effort to leave

Disaster agency says foreign NGOs should ‘retrieve their personnel immediately’Foreign aid workers who rallied to the island of Sulawesi after the devastating earthquake and tsunami more than a week
Rare white tiger mauls Japanese zookeeper to death

Rare white tiger mauls Japanese zookeeper to death

Akira Furusho was found bleeding in the tiger enclosure at Hirakawa zoological park A zookeeper has died after being mauled by a rare white tiger inside its enclosure at a zoo in south-west
Developing nations 'making strides in cutting rich-poor gap'

Developing nations 'making strides in cutting rich-poor gap'

Namibia and Uruguay among states to reduce inequality on many measures, index showsSome of the world’s poorest countries are making strides in reducing the gap between rich and poor, according to an
Tuesday briefing: Demand for answers over missing journalist

Tuesday briefing: Demand for answers over missing journalist

Turkish authorities suspect murder and cover-up in Jamal Khashoggi case … second novichok suspect outed as spy … and beating social media envyHello, I’m Warren Murray. Let’s get the day under way.
The age of envy: how to be happy when everyone else's life looks perfect

The age of envy: how to be happy when everyone else's life looks perfect

Social media has created a world in which everyone seems ecstatic – apart from us. Is there any way for people to curb their resentment?One night about five years ago, just before bed, I saw a tweet
From the archive: the impossible task of controlling the Irish border, 9 October1971

From the archive: the impossible task of controlling the Irish border, 9 October1971

9 October 1971: If all the roads were blown up, many farmers and shopkeepers would be faced with detours of up to 50 miles each dayTrying to seal off the Irish border would be a great deal more
'I love him': Malaysian PM and former rival publicly bury hatchet after 20 years

'I love him': Malaysian PM and former rival publicly bury hatchet after 20 years

PM Mahathir Mohamad appeared at a rally in support of his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim It was almost as though two decades of mudslinging, false accusations and jail sentences had