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Verne Troyer's death ruled as suicide

Verne Troyer's death ruled as suicide

A coroner in Los Angeles said the 49-year-old Austin Powers star died in April from the effects of alcoholAustin Powers star Verne Troyer’s death was a suicide, a coroner in Los Angeles has said.The
Gladys Berejikilian calls for immigration cut - but it could cost NSW

Gladys Berejikilian calls for immigration cut - but it could cost NSW

The New South Wales premier, herself the daughter of immigrants, wants state’s migrant intake halvedGladys Berejiklian has become the latest politician to weigh into Australia’s population debate,
Hurricane Michael tears apart roof as it makes landfall in Florida - video

Hurricane Michael tears apart roof as it makes landfall in Florida - video

Hurricane Michael was a category 4 monster storm when it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, on track for a catastrophic and record-breaking afternoon as the region’s strongest
Pro-remain Tory MPs will form group to vote down May's Brexit deal

Pro-remain Tory MPs will form group to vote down May's Brexit deal

Up to 30 MPs to create group to rival Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research GroupA group of remain-backing Tory MPs are plotting to form a rival movement to Jacob Rees-Mogg’s highly effective
Democrats denounce 'deceitful' Trump claims of Venezuela-style socialism

Democrats denounce 'deceitful' Trump claims of Venezuela-style socialism

President writes inflammatory op-ed in USA TodaySchumer: Trump’s depiction of healthcare policy ‘blatant lies’Democrats have denounced a “deceitful” opinion article by Donald Trump, which claims that
Brexit: where do things stand for Britain as the endgame approaches?

Brexit: where do things stand for Britain as the endgame approaches?

In coming weeks the terms of departure should begin to take shape. What can we expect?After a series of deadline extensions and fudged decisions, Britain and the EU are finally approaching what is
Huge reduction in meat-eating ‘essential’ to avoid climate breakdown

Huge reduction in meat-eating ‘essential’ to avoid climate breakdown

Major study also finds huge changes to farming are needed to avoid destroying Earth’s ability to feed its populationWe label fridges to show their environmental impact – why not food?Huge reductions
Japan's female sailors on frontline of gender equality – in pictures

Japan's female sailors on frontline of gender equality – in pictures

Women serving on Japan’s biggest warship, the Kaga, are a tight-knit group on the frontline of a push to transform the country’s navy into a mixed-gender fighting force, where men outnumber them more
They shoot horses, don’t they – but not if disguised | Letter

They shoot horses, don’t they – but not if disguised | Letter

Bruce Vivash Jones on a successful move to camouflage horses during the first world warWhile the disguising of animals in general has to be seen as deplorable (Fake penguins and other zoo deceptions,
Tony Tynan obituary

Tony Tynan obituary

Tony Tynan, my university colleague and friend of 60 years, who has died 88, was curator of the Hancock Museum in Newcastle, which is owned by the Natural History Society of Northumbria and managed by
Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori detained over 'money laundering'

Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori detained over 'money laundering'

Contributions to 2011 presidential campaign under scrutinyProsecutors examine links to construction firm OdebrechtKeiko Fujimori, the leader of Peru’s political opposition and daughter of former
Where does police brutality fit in America's first law enforcement museum?

Where does police brutality fit in America's first law enforcement museum?

Washington museum likely to spark debate over whether it gets the tone right in era of police shootings and allegations of racismIn narrative terms, it is like threading a needle. America’s first
Westminster attacker ignored armed officers' warnings, inquest told

Westminster attacker ignored armed officers' warnings, inquest told

Khalid Masood had charged at firearms officers before he was shot dead, inquest hearsThe Westminster Bridge attacker ignored several verbal warnings from firearms officers and continued charging
Brexit: Barnier says May’s Chequers plan would give UK 'huge competitive edge' over EU – Politics live

Brexit: Barnier says May’s Chequers plan would give UK 'huge competitive edge' over EU – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQsHead of NAO’s evidence to MPs about Brexit – SummaryPMQs - Snap verdictLunchtime
Khashoggi case is test for UK-Saudi relationship | Patrick Wintour

Khashoggi case is test for UK-Saudi relationship | Patrick Wintour

UK argues proximity secures influence but it faces acute dilemma over suspected killingThe multiplying allegations about high-level Saudi military involvement in the abduction or murder of the
A forestry boom is turning Ireland into an ecological dead zone | Mary Colwell

A forestry boom is turning Ireland into an ecological dead zone | Mary Colwell

Susbsidised spruce plantations cover vast tracts of the Irish countryside. They don’t offset carbon emissions and are driving bird species to extinctionWe all love trees. We think of woods and forests
US woman removed from plane after boarding with 'emotional support' squirrel

US woman removed from plane after boarding with 'emotional support' squirrel

Flight from Orlando to Cleveland was delayed by two hoursFrontier Airlines says rodents are not allowed on its planesThe passenger was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed even though it was an evening
Why a Scottish caravan park fears Donald Trump is putting off its guests

Why a Scottish caravan park fears Donald Trump is putting off its guests

A survey shows the US president’s similarly named golf course and hotel is deterring people from caravanning at Turnberry holiday parkName: Turnberry Holiday Park (for now).Location: Girvan, Ayrshire.
Michael Bloomberg rejoins Democratic party amid presidential run speculation

Michael Bloomberg rejoins Democratic party amid presidential run speculation

Former New York City mayor said in Instagram post he re-registered as a Democrat to ‘provide checks and balance’ Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg rejoined the Democratic party on
Jamal Khashoggi: CCTV shows alleged Saudi hit squad's movements – video

Jamal Khashoggi: CCTV shows alleged Saudi hit squad's movements – video

CCTV footage released by a Turkish TV station shows the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October and then a black van leaving for the nearby