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Son-in-law of Monaco billionaire goes on trial for plotting her murder

Son-in-law of Monaco billionaire goes on trial for plotting her murder

Wojciech Janowski confessed to organising contract killing of Hélène Pastor but later retractedThe son-in-law of a Monaco heiress was due to go on trial on Monday accused of plotting her murder to get
Brett Kavanaugh and accuser to testify before Senate panel

Brett Kavanaugh and accuser to testify before Senate panel

The supreme court nominee and Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused him of sexually assaulting her, have been called to testifyJill Abramson: will this allegation derail the confirmation?Donald
Disorderly Brexit could have ‘dire consequences’, says IMF chief - video

Disorderly Brexit could have ‘dire consequences’, says IMF chief - video

Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, said there would be costs to the UK under any outcome that involves leaving the EU. Expressing the IMF’s growing concern at the possibility of an

About Now generation – a Guardian series

This series, focusing on the surging youth population and what this means for the fight against world poverty, is funded, in part, by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The
Jacksonville resident canoes through neighbourhood to show extent of flooding – video

Jacksonville resident canoes through neighbourhood to show extent of flooding – video

Parts of Jacksonville, North Carolina, have been submerged in flood waters after Hurricane Florence. Jason Padilla, a local resident, took a tour around the neighbourhood in his canoe to see the
Vision Zero: has the drive to eliminate road deaths lost its way?

Vision Zero: has the drive to eliminate road deaths lost its way?

Any city can brand its safety projects ‘Vision Zero’. New York has had success, while LA has failed. London is the latest city to sign up – but local opposition has already blocked the mayor’s
French Elysée shop sells €350,000 of goods in three days

French Elysée shop sells €350,000 of goods in three days

Memorabilia includes Macron mugs and bracelets spelling out liberté, egalité and fraternitéAn online shop selling mugs decorated with the face of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and €250 (£223)
Ann Sudmalis accuses state Liberal MP of 'bullying betrayal and backstabbing'

Ann Sudmalis accuses state Liberal MP of 'bullying betrayal and backstabbing'

Sudmalis uses adjournment debate on Monday night to blast Gareth Ward after announcing she will not recontest her seatAnn Sudmalis has used parliamentary privilege to blast a state Liberal MP, Gareth
IMF chief highlights recession risk of no-deal Brexit

IMF chief highlights recession risk of no-deal Brexit

Christine Lagarde warns of ‘dire consequences’ if UK has disorderly exit from EUMay’s ‘Chequers or no deal’ warning angers Tory rightThe UK economy would rapidly start to contract in the event of a
Pakistan's Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

Pakistan's Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

PM’s offer reverses decades of hostility in official policy but analysts question motivesImran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to 1.5 million Afghan refugees who have lived on the margins of
Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news? – podcast

Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news? – podcast

We have never been more aware of the appalling events that occur around the world every day. But in the face of so much horror, is there a danger that we become numb to the headlines – and does it
Morrison asks for complaints process over Liberal party bullying allegations

Morrison asks for complaints process over Liberal party bullying allegations

PM asks party executive to come up with ‘rigorous and confidential’ process as another MP announces her exitScott Morrison has moved to impose a formal complaints handling process on the Liberal party
This picture signaled an end to segregation. Why has so little changed?

This picture signaled an end to segregation. Why has so little changed?

In 1957, Dorothy Counts endured a taunting mob to integrate a North Carolina school. Sixty-one years later, her work is being undone One afternoon in early June, graduation week in Charlotte, North
Only alternative to Chequers is no Brexit deal, says Theresa May

Only alternative to Chequers is no Brexit deal, says Theresa May

In BBC interview, PM says other options offered by EU were ‘unacceptable to the UK’The only alternative to the Chequers plan is crashing out of Europe with no deal, Theresa May has told a BBC
Wilmington cut off from North Carolina by Florence flooding

Wilmington cut off from North Carolina by Florence flooding

Officials plan to airlift food and water into city of 120,000 people hit by extreme weatherTell us: have you been affected by Hurricane Florence? Officials are planning to airlift food and water to
Crazy Rich Asians is a missed opportunity for Hollywood | Yuan Ren

Crazy Rich Asians is a missed opportunity for Hollywood | Yuan Ren

The smash romcom could have pushed racial boundaries. Instead it’s safe, generic and never more than skin-deepSince watching Crazy Rich Asians two weeks ago, I’ve been trying to understand why the
Soon-Yi Previn gives rare interview to defend Woody Allen

Soon-Yi Previn gives rare interview to defend Woody Allen

Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter accuses her of using #MeToo to resurface ‘unjust’ allegations Allen abused his daughter, Dylan FarrowSoon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen, has spoken publicly for the
Strawberry sabotage scare spreads to all six Australian states

Strawberry sabotage scare spreads to all six Australian states

Man in Western Australia finds needle after washing fruit, after recalls elsewhereThe strawberry contamination scare in Australia, which has caused supermarkets to recall brands and farmers to dump
Somalia under renewed scrutiny over FGM after two more young girls die

Somalia under renewed scrutiny over FGM after two more young girls die

Death of sisters aged 10 and 11 undermines hopes of change inspired by announcement of landmark prosecutionTwo more girls in Somalia have died after undergoing female genital mutilation, just weeks
It's fascinating, the things you see when you’re out on foot | David Sedaris

It's fascinating, the things you see when you’re out on foot | David Sedaris

Exclusive essay for Guardian Cities: David Sedaris has walked through cities all over the world and the worst, by far, is BangkokGuardian Cities wants to hear your experiences of urban walking – good