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SAS spy's memoir claims he 'probably saved Gorbachev's life'

SAS spy's memoir claims he 'probably saved Gorbachev's life'

Pilgrim Spy – published under pseudonym Tom Shore – also claims a ‘third generation’ Baader-Meinhof gang came close to halting the fall of the Berlin WallA terrorist plot to assassinate Mikhail
Fear review: Bob Woodward's dragnet descends on Donald Trump

Fear review: Bob Woodward's dragnet descends on Donald Trump

The Watergate reporter has written another sober, must-read dissection of corruption and rot at the White HouseDonald Trump has demanded that the New York Times reveal the identity of an anonymous
'Wholesome glamour': Ralph Lauren celebrates 50th anniversary with style

'Wholesome glamour': Ralph Lauren celebrates 50th anniversary with style

Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey, Jessica Chastain and Robert Di Niro were there, as were Tommy Hilfiger and Diane Von FurstenbergIn Ralph Lauren’s world, celebrating a landmark occasion means doing so in
Trump threatens new tariffs on $267bn of Chinese goods

Trump threatens new tariffs on $267bn of Chinese goods

President says further package ‘ready to go’ as Apple warns trade war will hike prices Donald Trump has said he has a new tranche of tariffs ready to place on virtually all Chinese goods, as Apple
Coalition MPs admit gender equality issue but reject setting quotas

Coalition MPs admit gender equality issue but reject setting quotas

Trent Zimmerman says party should set gender ‘targets’ while Greg Hunt says government needs parityCoalition MPs are shying away from quotas to boost female representation in their federal party while
'Palau against China!': the tiny island standing up to a giant

'Palau against China!': the tiny island standing up to a giant

Archipelago is refusing to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China, despite a huge downturn in its tourism industryWearing a Hawaiian shirt and sipping an iced tea, Ongerung Kambes Kesolei
Op-ed sparks high-stakes whodunit in Washington as Trump seethes

Op-ed sparks high-stakes whodunit in Washington as Trump seethes

Controversial New York Times essay raised questions about who is really in control in the White HouseOne by one, all the president’s men – and a handful of women – came forward. They did so to deny
Lithuania urges Walmart to drop Soviet-themed shirts

Lithuania urges Walmart to drop Soviet-themed shirts

Hammer and sickle symbol is banned in Lithuania, an EU member that was the first republic to secede from the Soviet Union in 1990Lithuania on Friday urged American retail giant Walmart to stop selling
'Insult to every voter': Australia criticised as Japan attempts to resume commercial whaling

'Insult to every voter': Australia criticised as Japan attempts to resume commercial whaling

Australia to send a junior minister for only a brief visit to key meeting of International Whaling Commission Australia’s commitment to ocean conservation is being questioned after the government
Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Overdose reportedly suspected as cause of death of musician who was open about substance abuse Mac Miller: grizzled determination made troubled star a rap iconThe rapper Mac Miller has died at the age
Buyers wait for bargains as Australia's housing market hits long slide

Buyers wait for bargains as Australia's housing market hits long slide

Prices across Australia fall for 11th month in a row and while it’s bad news for investors, first home buyers are biding their timeFive years ago banks were “falling over each other” to give out loans
UK and French fishermen fail to agree 'scallop wars' deal

UK and French fishermen fail to agree 'scallop wars' deal

French negotiators unhappy with British fishermen’s compensation claims British and French fishermen have failed to finalise a deal to end the “scallop wars” over fishing in the Channel, according to
Indiana clerics work toward Indianapolis gun buyback program

Indiana clerics work toward Indianapolis gun buyback program

Program would exchange guns for iPads, protesters disrupt Kavanaugh’s supreme court hearings and Bernie Sanders introduces a bill to tax large companiesThe Resistance Now is a weekly update on the
Fahrenheit 11/9 review: Michael Moore's blistering barrage at Trump’s rise

Fahrenheit 11/9 review: Michael Moore's blistering barrage at Trump’s rise

No one is shielded from blame in the director’s authoritative, if sometimes unfocused, profile of a populist president Out of his foxhole, raining mortar shells in every direction, comes Michael
Nicaragua strike brings country to standstill as crisis continues

Nicaragua strike brings country to standstill as crisis continues

Civic Alliance group called for the strike to demand release of activists charged with terrorismNicaragua: what’s driving the uprising and what comes next? Shops, banks and businesses across Nicaragua
George Papadopoulos: ex-Trump adviser jailed for 14 days for lying to FBI

George Papadopoulos: ex-Trump adviser jailed for 14 days for lying to FBI

Papadopoulos admitted lying about contact with Kremlin-linked professor who said Russians had ‘dirt’ on Hillary ClintonGeorge Papadopoulos, a former adviser to the Donald Trump campaign, was sentenced
Attorney general accused of breaching Senate rules with Witness K answers

Attorney general accused of breaching Senate rules with Witness K answers

Crossbencher Rex Patrick says Christian Porter’s response to questions about the case did not meet obligationsThe attorney general has been accused of breaching his obligations to the Senate by
Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings: key moments

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings: key moments

Trump’s pick for the vacant supreme court seat faced grilling from Democrats and rowdy protests but gave a master class in evasionThe Senate confirmation hearing of Donald Trump’s choice to be the
TV wildlife enthusiast Johnny Kingdom killed in digger accident

TV wildlife enthusiast Johnny Kingdom killed in digger accident

The 79-year-old who came to fame in A Year on Exmoor has died in his beloved DevonTelevision wildlife film-maker Johnny Kingdom has died at the age of 79 following an accident on his land involving a
'Donald Trump is a symptom, not a cause': Obama urges big turnout for midterms – video

'Donald Trump is a symptom, not a cause': Obama urges big turnout for midterms – video

In a speech at the University of Illinois, the former US president says Trump is capitalising on resentment, fear and anger. Obama tells voters that the stakes are too high to sit out November's