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Hurricane Michael: everything you need to know on the record-breaking storm

Hurricane Michael: everything you need to know on the record-breaking storm

It was powerful, surprising and destructive … and there will never be another Hurricane MichaelHurricane Michael lashed the Carolinas on Thursday after it claimed at least six lives and tore a trail
Pollutionwatch: Canada moves to limit wood burning

Pollutionwatch: Canada moves to limit wood burning

Strict new standards in Canada aim to end winter smogs caused by wood burning that have plagued cities such as Montreal This October the city of Montreal will draw a line under a 20-year air pollution
Home Office agrees to inquiry into immigrant abuse allegations

Home Office agrees to inquiry into immigrant abuse allegations

Investigation into treatment of detainees at removal centres comes after legal threatsThe Home Office has agreed to carry out an independent and far-reaching inquiry into alleged abusive treatment of
Morning mail: Michael hits Carolinas, tax plan support, mouse moms

Morning mail: Michael hits Carolinas, tax plan support, mouse moms

Friday: Criminal investigation launched into aborted space flight. Plus: the ‘craziest Oval Office performance’ Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on
Floridians after Michael: 'The trailer didn't blow away … it's got a tree on it'

Floridians after Michael: 'The trailer didn't blow away … it's got a tree on it'

The inland Panhandle town of Marianna seemed like a safe haven – until Hurricane Michael turned it upside downBrenda and Clint Canterbury moved to Marianna from south Florida after dealing with the
Fyre festival: creator of disastrous event sentenced on fraud charges

Fyre festival: creator of disastrous event sentenced on fraud charges

Billy McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges in MarchA federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre
Sadiq Khan announces 100 new drinking fountains for London

Sadiq Khan announces 100 new drinking fountains for London

Mayor’s plan builds on success of this year’s scheme to build 20 fountains across the capitalLondon could soon be awash with drinking fountains, with 100 new installations in the pipeline across the
To Have to Shoot Irishmen review – harmonies haunt shocking war drama

To Have to Shoot Irishmen review – harmonies haunt shocking war drama

Omnibus theatre, London Tumbling poetry and lively dialogue power Lizzie Nunnery’s dynamic song-led show set during the Easter RisingTwo Irish men sit on opposite sides of a prison wall in Dublin.
Work for the dole an 'intergenerational time bomb' for Indigenous communities

Work for the dole an 'intergenerational time bomb' for Indigenous communities

Almost 6,000 people have disappeared from the scheme and maybe receiving no support at allResearchers have warned of an “intergenerational time bomb” in remote Indigenous communities, after finding
Two die in lorry-minibus collision on M4

Two die in lorry-minibus collision on M4

Three people taken to hospital with critical injuries after crash in Berkshire Two people have died and three people are in a critical condition after a serious collision involving a lorry and a
Why are stock markets falling and how far will they go?

Why are stock markets falling and how far will they go?

The FTSE 100 has plunged 10% since May and Wall Street suffered its biggest drop in 8 months this week. What’s going on?A volatile week across global stock markets has escalated into a heavy sell-off,
Rocket launches to be grounded while mid-air failure is investigated

Rocket launches to be grounded while mid-air failure is investigated

Problem with Soyuz’s thrusters must be identified before space flights can resume, say expertsThe Russian Soyuz rocket that launches astronauts to the International Space Station will be grounded for
Yemen: End airstrikes and give child victims justice, says UN body

Yemen: End airstrikes and give child victims justice, says UN body

Committee on the rights of the child issues report as pressure grows on Saudis to rethink warA UN human rights body has called on Saudi Arabia to end airstrikes in Yemen and start ensuring the
Canadian woman raises $15,000 for cancer foundation by recycling bottles

Canadian woman raises $15,000 for cancer foundation by recycling bottles

Gia Tran has donated the funds from collecting bottles and cans to the BC Cancer Foundation in Vancouver for 21 years Nearly every weekday over the past two decades, a Canadian woman has dropped by
Kanye West touches on politics, love and 'iPlane 1' during bizarre Trump visit

Kanye West touches on politics, love and 'iPlane 1' during bizarre Trump visit

President hosted working lunch with West and ex-NFL star Jim Brown to discuss criminal justice system and prison reformThere was cursing, there was a hug, there was a weird monologue that felt like it
Paul McCann concerns raised 20 years ago, sexual abuse trial hears

Paul McCann concerns raised 20 years ago, sexual abuse trial hears

Football player claims accused former coach took photos of boys in showers The mother of a former Crewe Alexandra youth team member raised concerns about three of the club’s coaches to police 20 years
Kim Wall: Swedish journalist's murder to be made into TV series

Kim Wall: Swedish journalist's murder to be made into TV series

Tobias Lindholm, one of Borgen’s writers, announces The Investigation and vows her killer will not featureOne of the writers behind the Danish TV hit Borgen is to turn the murder of the Swedish
Healthy mice with same-sex parents born for first time

Healthy mice with same-sex parents born for first time

Findings show barriers to same-sex reproduction in humans can technically be overcome – but not yetHealthy mice with two mothers have been born for the first time in a study that pushes the boundaries
'Like an atomic bomb': Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation

'Like an atomic bomb': Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation

Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US as downgraded storm dumps rain on CarolinasHurricane Michael – as it happenedThe colossal scale of Hurricane Michael’s
Melania Trump says she could be 'the most bullied person' in world

Melania Trump says she could be 'the most bullied person' in world

First lady made remark during a television interview where she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which takes on online bullyingMelania Trump has told a television interviewer that she could be “the