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UK increases pressure on Saudis and UAE in Yemen ceasefire bid

UK increases pressure on Saudis and UAE in Yemen ceasefire bid

Jeremy Hunt in Riyadh after airstrikes reportedly kill 150 people in 24 hours in HodeidahSaudi Arabian leaders have been put under intense Western pressure to agree to a ceasefire in Yemen and open
Stan Lee's best Marvel cameos – video

Stan Lee's best Marvel cameos – video

The comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Daredevil and the X-Men, has died aged 95. Lee, who teamed up with artists such as Jack
North Korea maintaining more than a dozen missile launch sites, photos show

North Korea maintaining more than a dozen missile launch sites, photos show

Satellite images of ballistic missile base are a further sign that US diplomacy has not led to significant disarmamentNorth Korea is maintaining more than a dozen missile launch sites, according to
Labor asks why Scott Morrison was sacked as tourism boss – question time live

Labor asks why Scott Morrison was sacked as tourism boss – question time live

Foodbank funding cut reversed by Coalition after outcry, as fallout continues from Michelle Guthrie’s explosive allegations. All the day’s events, live 3.57am GMT Murray Watt wants to know about
'Pure joy': refugees fleeing conflict delighted by first snow in Canada

'Pure joy': refugees fleeing conflict delighted by first snow in Canada

Justin Trudeau, in stark contrast to Donald Trump, has publicly welcomed families fleeing conflict and supported by sponsorsClad in oversized coats, the two children twirl, giggle and whoop with joy
Police hold four men over London teenager's death

Police hold four men over London teenager's death

Detectives investigating stabbing of John Ogunjobi take men into custody in south LondonFour men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of John Ogunjobi, 16, from Tulse
From X-Men to Deadpool: Stan Lee's Marvel movie cameos – in pictures

From X-Men to Deadpool: Stan Lee's Marvel movie cameos – in pictures

The chairman and face of Marvel Comics’ first cameo was in a Hulk TV movie in 1989. Since 2000 the Stan Lee cameo has become a feature of each film Stan Lee, a life in pictures Continue reading...
Time running out as Theresa May claims Brexit talks in ‘the endgame’

Time running out as Theresa May claims Brexit talks in ‘the endgame’

PM says negotiations with EU ‘immensely difficult’ as summit deadline comes under threatTheresa May’s efforts to secure a Brexit deal by the end of March have suffered a serious setback after it
Italian summit on Libya in disarray as Trump and Putin stay away

Italian summit on Libya in disarray as Trump and Putin stay away

Diplomats try to salvage conference aimed at cementing Italy’s role as power brokerItalian diplomats have scrambled to inject momentum into a high-profile summit on the future of Libya which has
Windrush : 11 people wrongly deported from UK have died – Sajid Javid

Windrush : 11 people wrongly deported from UK have died – Sajid Javid

Officials unable to contact many of those affected, suggesting death toll could be higherEight more members of the Windrush generation who may have been wrongly deported by UK authorities have been
Labor pledges to transform policy-making by creating evaluator general

Labor pledges to transform policy-making by creating evaluator general

The new office in Treasury would assess policy programs and ensure taxpayers stop funding initiatives that aren’t workingIf your child is struggling to read, would you consider enrolling them in
Why elections in Florida, Georgia and Arizona are still too close to call

Why elections in Florida, Georgia and Arizona are still too close to call

Almost a week after polls closed, Donald Trump continues to propagate false allegations of voter fraud as key Senate and governor’s races remain tightFollow the latest US politics newsThe polls may
Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

Almost as famous as his Marvel superheroes, Lee was known for bringing complex emotional life to cartoon charactersThe comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the
Papua New Guinea PM's firm won $32m contract despite 'serious irregularities'

Papua New Guinea PM's firm won $32m contract despite 'serious irregularities'

Exclusive: report says Peter O’Neill’s firm may have violated anti-corruption guidelinesA company owned by Papua New Guinea’s prime minister, Peter O’Neill, won a $32m government contract to build
US bishops cancel votes on tackling sex abuse after pope intervenes

US bishops cancel votes on tackling sex abuse after pope intervenes

Conference of bishops announced it will delay votes on proposed steps to address abuse crisis in an abrupt change of plansIn an abrupt change of plans, a US conference of Catholic bishops has delayed
Caravan marks one month on the road: ‘We keep on going, laughing or crying’

Caravan marks one month on the road: ‘We keep on going, laughing or crying’

The migrants appear intent on taking the Pacific coast route northward, with most vowing to continue to the USSeveral thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road on Monday as they
Are you Madame Macron, woman asks Merkel at armistice event

Are you Madame Macron, woman asks Merkel at armistice event

Unnamed woman, 100, gets photo with French president – but not his wife – in CompiègneAt 100 years old, the Frenchwoman in her white knitted hat and scarf could perhaps be forgiven for what was, after
British soldier recruited for far-right group while in army

British soldier recruited for far-right group while in army

Cpl Mikko Vehvilainen was jailed for eight years in March for being a member of National Action A British army veteran who served in Afghanistan and was described as an “outstanding” soldier was
California fires: what is happening and is climate change to blame?

California fires: what is happening and is climate change to blame?

The Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires have killed at least 31 and burned through 111,000 acres – what happens next? Both ends of California are aflame, with a trio of disastrous wildfires resulting in at
French army trolls Trump with picture of them training in rain

French army trolls Trump with picture of them training in rain

Tweet appears to mock US president who cancelled visit to war graves due to weatherAfter Donald Trump failed to make it to the American war cemetery at Belleau in France at the weekend, the US