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New York gig economy under threat as city cracks down on app-based services

New York gig economy under threat as city cracks down on app-based services

City has jumped to the forefront of a worldwide push to clamp down on companies such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb The gig economy is having a bad summer in New York City.New York this month became the
Cabinet reshuffle: Scott Morrison's full list

Cabinet reshuffle: Scott Morrison's full list

Peter Dutton stays at home affairs but loses control of immigration, while there are promotions to cabinet for Melissa Price and Karen Andrews Scott Morrison – prime minister Josh Frydenberg –
The mixed-race experience: 'There are times I feel like the odd one out'

The mixed-race experience: 'There are times I feel like the odd one out'

A series of portraits of mixed-race people from around the world has cast new light on how we see ourselvesLast year the photographer Tenee Attoh began taking portraits of multiracial friends and
Salisbury celebrates the arts to reclaim city from Skripal attack

Salisbury celebrates the arts to reclaim city from Skripal attack

Artistic director of Lift Off says the festival ‘can be part of the recovery’ for the publicSix months on from the shock of the nerve agent attack on the Skripals, the people of Salisbury are
Leaked WhatsApp messages reveal Julie Bishop's leadership bid scuppered by colleagues

Leaked WhatsApp messages reveal Julie Bishop's leadership bid scuppered by colleagues

Supporters of the former party deputy voted against her in order to keep Dutton out of top job Julie Bishop’s attempt to become leader of the federal Liberal party during last week’s leadership spill
Ex-Weinstein assistant calls for ban on contracts to silence harassment victims

Ex-Weinstein assistant calls for ban on contracts to silence harassment victims

Woman who kept quiet after signing non-disclosure agreement decided to speak out after 20 fearful yearsFor 20 years, Harvey Weinstein’s former assistant kept her silence over the man who had allegedly
Sweden’s far right has flourished because the elite lost touch with the people | Andrew Brown

Sweden’s far right has flourished because the elite lost touch with the people | Andrew Brown

Whatever the result of the general election, Sweden Democrats’ nationalist stance is now part of the political conversationThe Sweden Democrats look at first sight like any of the other anti-immigrant
Remarks about Zionists draw official complaint against Jeremy Corbyn

Remarks about Zionists draw official complaint against Jeremy Corbyn

Leader is reported for antisemitism over speech made in 2013Jeremy Corbyn has been made the subject of an official complaint to the Labour party over his suggestion in 2013 that some British Zionists
Time is running out for the pope to pacify the faithful’s anger

Time is running out for the pope to pacify the faithful’s anger

The waves of scandal over clerical sexual abuse, and the Vatican’s weak response, are pushing lay Catholics to breaking pointWhen Pope Francis ascends the steps of his plane at Dublin airport on
Cuts to migrant projects fuel local tensions, warns report

Cuts to migrant projects fuel local tensions, warns report

Lack of help to find English lessons and jobs is a barrier to integration, thinktank saysRepeated calls from ministers for migrants to integrate have been undermined by major cuts in key programmes
Franco's family vows to stop Spanish dictator's exhumation

Franco's family vows to stop Spanish dictator's exhumation

General’s grandchildren express ‘firm and unanimous’ opposition to moving dictator’s remains from mausoleumThe family of Spain’s late fascist dictator Francisco Franco will use all possible legal
Man in his 20s stabbed to death in Deptford, south London

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in Deptford, south London

The victim was found on Saturday night, days after police launched the capital’s 100th homicide investigation of the yearA man in his 20s has died after being stabbed in south-east London as the
Don’t be deluded – our Saudi ‘partners’ are masters of repression | Kenan Malik

Don’t be deluded – our Saudi ‘partners’ are masters of repression | Kenan Malik

The persecution of activists at home and war in Yemen show talk of reform is a charadeFive Saudi activists face possible execution. Their crimes? “Participating in protests”, “chanting slogans hostile
When the photographer who shot the Beatles captured the moment the Vietnam war came home | In pictures

When the photographer who shot the Beatles captured the moment the Vietnam war came home | In pictures

Michael Cooper was most famous for shooting candid moments with the Rolling Stones and the cover of the Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. But in the summer of 1968 he found
Impeach Trump: why Republicans, not Democrats are talking up the prospect

Impeach Trump: why Republicans, not Democrats are talking up the prospect

By one count the president has nine impeachable offenses to his name but the politics of removing him from office are complicatedDonald Trump and the Republicans want to talk about his impeachment and
Sex, lies and tabloids: hush payments to women that spell danger for Trump

Sex, lies and tabloids: hush payments to women that spell danger for Trump

The future president took an extraordinary risk to keep alleged extramarital affairs secret – a concern that feels somewhat quaint in the context of his public behaviorInside the offices of the
Opposition warns of protests after Zimbabwe election result is upheld

Opposition warns of protests after Zimbabwe election result is upheld

Nelson Chamisa speaks after highest court confirms Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in presidential pollZimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has refused to accept a court ruling that upheld
Julie Bishop resigns as foreign affairs minister after failed leadership bid

Julie Bishop resigns as foreign affairs minister after failed leadership bid

The former deputy leader of the Liberal party ends speculation by quitting frontbenchThe foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop has resigned from cabinet, but says she has made no decision on whether
Tokyo fears losing a part of its soul as world’s biggest fish market moves

Tokyo fears losing a part of its soul as world’s biggest fish market moves

Sushi breakfasts for tourists who flock to Tsukiji will be a thing of the past as the city’s seafood paradise shiftsThe thousands of wholesalers who keep Tsukiji fish market running day and night have
'No choice': jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh goes on hunger strike

'No choice': jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh goes on hunger strike

Human rights activist, who was jailed in June, is protesting against judicial arrests and pressure against family and friendsProminent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has begun another