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Russian opposition leader injured following detention

Russian opposition leader injured following detention

Alexei Navalny, who has been investigating official corruption, suffered a suspected broken fingerThe leader of the opposition in Russia, Alexei Navalny, was detained on Saturday outside his home in
Woman in 60s stabbed beside children's play area in Bow, east London

Woman in 60s stabbed beside children's play area in Bow, east London

Police say that the victim was approached as she walked back from getting a takeawayA woman in her 60s has been stabbed next to a children’s playground during an attack in east London.The woman was
Judge deals blow to Trump over attempt to make firing federal workers easier

Judge deals blow to Trump over attempt to make firing federal workers easier

President signed orders affecting 2 million workers in MayMove ‘eviscerates right to bargain collectively’, says judgeA federal judge dealt a blow on Saturday to Donald Trump’s efforts to “promote
Tourists return early from Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

Tourists return early from Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

Guests at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel have alleged hygiene standards were poorAbout 100 holidaymakers at an Egyptian hotel where a British couple fell ill and died have returned early to to the
UN calls on EU states to offer asylum and end Italy’s migrant standoff

UN calls on EU states to offer asylum and end Italy’s migrant standoff

High commissioner urges other countries to take in refugees trapped on a boat off SicilyDoctors asked Italian authorities to allow 16 people ashore on Saturday for urgent medical treatment after they

Pope: Catholic church is shamed by ‘repugnant’ Irish child abuse – video

The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, says clerical abuse is a stain on the state while Pope Francis says the outrage against the church's failures is justified. Both made the speeches in Dublin
Trump comes out swinging in Ohio – and doesn't mention McCain

Trump comes out swinging in Ohio – and doesn't mention McCain

Trump’s week: stunning news, whispers of impeachmentPresident tells Republicans death of Iowa student ‘a disgrace’Donald Trump did not mention John McCain in a speech at a Republican dinner in
Rose Matafeo wins Edinburgh best comedy show award

Rose Matafeo wins Edinburgh best comedy show award

New Zealander’s show about sex and modern social mores scoops top comedy gong New Zealander Rose Matafeo has won the coveted best comedy show award at the Edinburgh fringe festival. Steve Coogan, one
I will help rebuild Genoa bridge after hometown tragedy, says Renzo Piano

I will help rebuild Genoa bridge after hometown tragedy, says Renzo Piano

Shard’s architect calls for unity and cooperation after calamity in his home townRenzo Piano, the Italian architect who designed the Shard in London, says he is readily available to help rebuild the
YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash

YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash

Woman and daughter also dead after man, 18, reportedly drove supercar into oncoming traffic A teenager believed to be the YouTube star McSkillet is reported to be one of three people killed in a
Real to reel? The ‘true-life’ heist movie that steals the facts

Real to reel? The ‘true-life’ heist movie that steals the facts

American Animals, a thrilling tale of rare book theft, is a startling mix of fiction and reality. In the age of ‘alternative facts’ is this the way ahead for the documentary?The first thing that
US bombs are killing children in Yemen. Does anybody care? | Moustafa Bayoumi

US bombs are killing children in Yemen. Does anybody care? | Moustafa Bayoumi

The lack of outrage at the US’s key role in this humanitarian disaster raises troubling questionsThis is not a column about Donald Trump. It’s also not about Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen or Robert
A Republican theme on abortions: 'It's OK for me, evil for thee'

A Republican theme on abortions: 'It's OK for me, evil for thee'

An illustrious list of Republican men are publicly anti-choice, but privately have supported women in their lives having abortionsThe Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening in the
British choreographer and mime Lindsay Kemp dies

British choreographer and mime Lindsay Kemp dies

Influential avant garde creative force who worked with David Bowie dies in Italy, aged 80 Kemp grew up in a poor one-parent family in South Shields on Tyneside, and transformed himself, via early
First day of Pope Francis's Irish visit – in pictures

First day of Pope Francis's Irish visit – in pictures

The pontiff arrived in Dublin for Ireland’s first papal visit in almost 40 years Continue reading...
Irish PM: time to move Catholic church from centre of society

Irish PM: time to move Catholic church from centre of society

Leo Varadkar’s speech during papal visit focuses on church’s failings over child sexual abuseThe Irish prime minister has called for a new relationship between church and state in which religion is no
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits Iran decision on prison return

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits Iran decision on prison return

British-Iranian woman jailed for spying has been given temporary leave until SundayNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed for spying in Iran who was temporarily released this
Fears for Manchester's LGBT hub as cranes swing in

Fears for Manchester's LGBT hub as cranes swing in

This weekend’s Pride may be last to have Canal Street at its centre as exodus gathers pace amid redevelopmentFor decades, Canal Street has been the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village, the “c” on the
Wheelies and turnarounds: the economics of Ryanair's baggage rules

Wheelies and turnarounds: the economics of Ryanair's baggage rules

Airline faces accusations of cynical profiteering, but it insists the aim is to cut flight delaysLong before the era of Ryanair charges, those who flew knew the importance of minimising baggage.
Investors swoon over Mobike, but can the cycle-hire firm conquer the west?

Investors swoon over Mobike, but can the cycle-hire firm conquer the west?

Chinese company’s raw numbers are impressive but theft, vandalism and wary city chiefs could stand in its wayFor investors backing the march of Mobike in cities across the world, the numbers look very