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'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
Migrants claim recruiters lured them into forced labour at top Qatar hotel

Migrants claim recruiters lured them into forced labour at top Qatar hotel

The Guardian has found evidence that hotel staff in the world’s richest country are paid below the minimum wage for enduring long shifts in intense heatThe Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel rises like a
The remains of Stalin's gulag railroad – a photo essay

The remains of Stalin's gulag railroad – a photo essay

In Russia’s Arctic wilderness, the remnants of one of the Soviet Union’s most notorious gulag projects lie largely forgottenFrom 1947 until 1953, tens of thousands of prisoners, many of them
Far right extremists 'not welcome' in Nationals, leader says amid investigation

Far right extremists 'not welcome' in Nationals, leader says amid investigation

Nationals allegedly infiltrated by people with links to neo-Nazis and white supremacistsSenior members of the NSW Nationals have held a special meeting to discuss how their party has been infiltrated
No more snooze button: a complete guide to waking up feeling fantastic

No more snooze button: a complete guide to waking up feeling fantastic

Now the clocks have gone back and the days are getting shorter, it can be hard to get out of bed. But, from dawn simulators to a regular wakeup time, here are 16 ways to start the day wellDo you wake
'A very different world' - inside the Czech spying operation on Trump

'A very different world' - inside the Czech spying operation on Trump

Exclusive: files reveal Trump was the target of an extensive spying operation in the late 1980s by the country’s intelligence service, with ‘friends’ from the KGBThe three visitors from the eastern
Czechoslovakia ramped up spying on Trump in late 1980s, seeking US intel

Czechoslovakia ramped up spying on Trump in late 1980s, seeking US intel

Exclusive: aided by Ivana Trump’s father, intelligence service with KGB ties targeted high-level government information, files show‘A very different world’ - inside the Czech spying operation The
Yayoi Kusama, revered Japanese artist, hits back at 'malicious' Chinese fakes

Yayoi Kusama, revered Japanese artist, hits back at 'malicious' Chinese fakes

Famed Japanese figure takes action after spate of counterfeit works shown in at least six Chinese citiesCelebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is considering legal action against the organisers of
Lion Air crash: divers continue to search sea for bodies and plane – video report

Lion Air crash: divers continue to search sea for bodies and plane – video report

Indonesian officials believe no one survived the plane crash on Monday, after a Lion Air flight carrying 189 people lost contact off the coast of Java. Flight JT610, an almost-new Boeing 737 Max 8,
Disillusioned Brazilians swap politics of hope for politics of anger and despair

Disillusioned Brazilians swap politics of hope for politics of anger and despair

Brazil’s voters followed a trend evident in embattled democracies around the world, and a wholesale rejection of politics-as-usualJair Bolsonaro’s hard-right campaign for Brazil’s presidency shocked
Greece reiterates claim of €288bn for damages under Nazi occupation

Greece reiterates claim of €288bn for damages under Nazi occupation

Athens says destruction played major part in delaying Greece’s development as modern stateGreece says it will pursue its quest for second world war damages and repayment of a loan forcibly extracted
Hunt faces grilling by MPs over support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Hunt faces grilling by MPs over support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Foreign Office claims no link between Khashoggi murder and conduct of Yemen civil warUK ministers will face intense pressure this week to explain continued support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen in
Bourke Street deaths: James Gargasoulas found fit to stand trial for murder

Bourke Street deaths: James Gargasoulas found fit to stand trial for murder

Gargasoulas has been charged with murdering six pedestrians and injuring dozens more in January 2017A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne’s Bourke Street has been found fit to stand
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City owner, confirmed dead in crash

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City owner, confirmed dead in crash

• Thai owner’s helicopter crashed on Saturday night • Vichai bought Leicester City in 2010Leicester City’s owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, died in the helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium on