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Nadia Murad carries the fight for traumatised Yazidis

Nadia Murad carries the fight for traumatised Yazidis

The Iraqi campaigner’s Nobel prize is inspiring and much-needed, writes Emma Graham-Harrison, who has reported for the Guardian and Observer on the plight of Yazidi womenAs a child, Nadia Murad Basee
Nobel peace prize goes to campaigners against sexual violence

Nobel peace prize goes to campaigners against sexual violence

Gynaecologist Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad are jointly awardedTwo leaders of the struggle against sexual violence in war have won this year’s Nobel peace prize, a choice that will
Heroes and victories: selflessness in Indonesia and noble Nobel winners

Heroes and victories: selflessness in Indonesia and noble Nobel winners

This week’s Upside digest champions heroic acts and selfless deeds across the worldDo we need heroes? Galileo thought not, musing gloomily: “Unhappy is the land that needs a hero.” But more recent
Susan Collins says she will vote yes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh – as it happened

Susan Collins says she will vote yes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh – as it happened

Democrat Joe Manchin also confirms he will vote yesFinal confirmation vote likely to be held on Saturday Q&A: where things stand in the controversial confirmation battle 11.10pm BST We’re ending
Nobel peace prize 2018 won by Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad - live updates

Nobel peace prize 2018 won by Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad - live updates

Mukwege and Murad recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in warLong read: The village where dozens of young girls have been raped is still waiting for justice
Sweden's 'true queen', 8, pulls ancient sword from lake

Sweden's 'true queen', 8, pulls ancient sword from lake

Saga Nevecek discovers 1,500-year-old sword while skimming stonesAn eight-year-old girl has pulled a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in southern Sweden.“I felt something with my hand and at first I
Why the next three months are crucial for the future of the planet

Why the next three months are crucial for the future of the planet

Two forthcoming major climate talks offer governments an opportunity to respond to this year’s extreme weather with decisive actionThe warning signals of climate change that have hit people around the
Nobel peace prize joint winner Nadia Murad's powerful 2016 speech to the UN – video

Nobel peace prize joint winner Nadia Murad's powerful 2016 speech to the UN – video

Nadia Murad has been jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel peace prize for her efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Here, she recounts the harrowing experience of being abducted with
Raccoons v Toronto: how 'trash pandas' conquered the city

Raccoons v Toronto: how 'trash pandas' conquered the city

The mayor has pledged to defeat the animals as some residents see them as scrappy heroes. But, like everyone else in Toronto, the raccoons are battling for spaceMost Toronto residents have a raccoon
Sydney Opera House ordered to display horse racing advertising on its sails

Sydney Opera House ordered to display horse racing advertising on its sails

New South Wales government tells Unesco-listed venue to comply after talkback radio host Alan Jones berates chief executiveThe NSW government has ordered the Sydney Opera House to display a racing
Cuadrilla to revive UK fracking drive within days at Lancashire well

Cuadrilla to revive UK fracking drive within days at Lancashire well

Shale gas giant to restart controversial drilling after years of delays and protestsThe UK shale industry’s long-delayed fracking drive will begin again next week, after the leading company Cuadrilla
Britain wilfully ignored its promise to child refugees. That shame has to end | Stella Creasy

Britain wilfully ignored its promise to child refugees. That shame has to end | Stella Creasy

It is a scandal that it took a court case to remind the government of its obligations under the Dubs amendmentIt’s almost two years since the police set fire to the Calais refugee camp at our border
Crime soars on Britain's railways

Crime soars on Britain's railways

Sharp rise in number of violent and sexual offences fuels increase, police figures revealCrimes recorded on Britain’s railways have increased by 17%, fuelled by a sharp rise in the number of violent
Former South Korean president jailed for 15 years for corruption

Former South Korean president jailed for 15 years for corruption

Lee Myung-bak becomes fourth former leader to be convicted of briberyThe former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, becoming the country’s fourth ex-leader
Can the Jodie Whittaker era secure the future of Doctor Who?

Can the Jodie Whittaker era secure the future of Doctor Who?

The show is making one of the most high-pressure returns in its history, but with the many bold changes, including a new Sunday-night slot and a reduction of episodes, the early signs are good for a
Unilever scraps plan to move HQ from London to Rotterdam

Unilever scraps plan to move HQ from London to Rotterdam

Shareholder opposition halts move which would have forced multinational off FTSE 100Unilever has bowed to shareholder pressure and scrapped plans to move its corporate headquarters from London to
Charge €30 a tonne for CO2 to avoid catastrophic 4C warming

Charge €30 a tonne for CO2 to avoid catastrophic 4C warming

New global policies such as carbon pricing are needed if we are to avoid an apocalyptic increase in temperatureWe are following a path that will ultimately take us to a 4C-warmer world. A hot state
Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort suffers disappointing profits

Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort suffers disappointing profits

Scottish venue fails to deliver financial boom that had been predictedDonald Trump’s luxury golf resort at Turnberry in Scotland earned much less than forecast last year, suggesting the repeated
Nobel peace prize: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un among bookies' favourites

Nobel peace prize: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un among bookies' favourites

Winner of the prestigious award set to be announced in OsloThe winner of this year’s Nobel peace prize is set to be announced on Friday in Oslo, and while the committee does not make the nominees
World markets rattled by US inflation concerns

World markets rattled by US inflation concerns

Asian shares fall again as countries that borrowed heavily in dollars could be hit by further US interest rate riseMounting concern about the inflationary impact of falling US unemployment has sent