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Jeremy Corbyn, Jonathan Sacks and the antisemitism row engulfing Labour | Letters

Jeremy Corbyn, Jonathan Sacks and the antisemitism row engulfing Labour | Letters

Readers give their views on the attack by former UK chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks on the Labour leaderAs a Zionist and a liberal Jew, I am struck by the contrast between Ahmad Samih Khalidi’s article
Michel Temer’s hardline policies are ruining Brazil | Letter

Michel Temer’s hardline policies are ruining Brazil | Letter

Despite having no mandate, the government has reversed social programmes that took 40 million people out of poverty, write Chris Williamson MP, Tariq Ali, Benjamin Zephaniah, trade unionists,
Macron galls French with 'change-resistant Gauls' comment

Macron galls French with 'change-resistant Gauls' comment

French president uses trip to Denmark to condemn people at home who are set in their waysEmmanuel Macron has been attacked by political opponents for using a trip to Denmark to describe French people
Texas: ex-officer who killed unarmed black teen sentenced to 15 years

Texas: ex-officer who killed unarmed black teen sentenced to 15 years

Roy Oliver was found guilty for fatally shooting Jordan Edwards, but the Edwards family has criticized the length of the sentenceA former Texas police officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison
FBI arrests man who threatened to kill Boston Globe staff for criticizing Trump

FBI arrests man who threatened to kill Boston Globe staff for criticizing Trump

FBI says Robert Chain began a series of threatening calls after the newspaper announced it was coordinating a response to Trump’s attacks on the mediaA man has been arrested and charged with
Egypt promises no cover-up over deaths of British couple at resort

Egypt promises no cover-up over deaths of British couple at resort

Travel firm is still barred from John and Susan Cooper’s room at Hurghada Aqua Magic hotelEgypt has promised there will be no cover-up over the sudden deaths of John and Susan Cooper at a Red Sea
Nafta betrayal points to bleak future for US-Canada relationship

Nafta betrayal points to bleak future for US-Canada relationship

Canadians feel stabbed in the back by Mexico after it agreed a separate trade deal with TrumpIt is a threat that has loomed since Donald Trump took power, bursting into view each time the US president
Argentina raises interest rates to 60% to shore up peso

Argentina raises interest rates to 60% to shore up peso

Turkish lira falls 4% against US dollar as concerns grow of crises in emerging marketsArgentina has hiked interest rates to 60% as it takes dramatic steps to restore confidence in its plunging
I'm a revolutionary, not a criminal, Congo's 'Terminator' tells ICC

I'm a revolutionary, not a criminal, Congo's 'Terminator' tells ICC

Bosco Ntaganda faces 30 years in jail for alleged war crimes committed in DRCA notorious Congolese warlord known as the “Terminator” for his alleged brutality has protested his innocence at the close
Frank Field resigns Labour whip over antisemitism crisis

Frank Field resigns Labour whip over antisemitism crisis

MP decries ‘culture of nastiness’ in party and says he will sit as an independentJeremy Corbyn has been warned that the resignation of the veteran MP Frank Field from the Labour whip, over
Italy's call for France and Spain to open ports to migrants is rejected

Italy's call for France and Spain to open ports to migrants is rejected

EU high representative refuses to give backing despite threat to pull plug on rescue missionA call by Italy for France and Spain to offer up their ports for the disembarkation of migrants rescued in
Michael Caine: 'Crime comes from poverty, and those suffering are darker people'

Michael Caine: 'Crime comes from poverty, and those suffering are darker people'

He no longer wants to take lead roles but the Oscar-winner’s new film, King of Thieves, a dramatisation of the Hatton Garden robbery, sees him do just that. He talks about Brexit, Putin’s good side
Police 'disgusted' after bystanders film officer knocked off bike

Police 'disgusted' after bystanders film officer knocked off bike

West Midlands force’s Twitter account condemns ‘absolutely disgusting behaviour’A police force has criticised members of the public who chose to film an injured officer on their mobile phones rather
London teenager arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

London teenager arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

Boy detained after officers discover ‘unknown substance’ during routine raid, police sayA 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after officers discovered an “unknown
British government misses own torture inquiry deadline

British government misses own torture inquiry deadline

Ministers under pressure to launch judge-led inquiry into UK role in post-9/11 abusesThe British government is coming under pressure after failing to meet its own deadline to decide whether to hold a
Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami up for alternative Nobel literature prize

Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami up for alternative Nobel literature prize

The New Academy, founded after the 2018 prize was cancelled as a result of sexual assault scandal, announces shortlist of fourWhile the scandal-ridden Swedish Academy searches its soul after the
UN Syria envoy offers to negotiate ceasefire in last rebel stronghold

UN Syria envoy offers to negotiate ceasefire in last rebel stronghold

UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura asks for humanitarian corridors to evacuate civiliansThe UN special envoy for Syria has offered to travel to the country’s last opposition stronghold in the north
Kenyan president rebukes Theresa May on last day of Africa trip

Kenyan president rebukes Theresa May on last day of Africa trip

Uhuru Kenyatta complains that it has taken 30 years for a British PM to visit his countryKenya’s president has complained that no British prime minister has visited the east African country for 30
Kenyan president struggles to remember Boris Johnson's name – video

Kenyan president struggles to remember Boris Johnson's name – video

Uhuru Kenyatta seemingly forgot the former foreign secretary's name while speaking at a press conference with his British counterpart, Theresa May. After a few moments' hesitation the president
‘Don’t commit the mistake I made’: the men fighting India’s female foeticide | Sophie Cousins

‘Don’t commit the mistake I made’: the men fighting India’s female foeticide | Sophie Cousins

In a country with one of the world’s most skewed sex ratios, campaigners are appealing to male ‘gender champions’ to help change attitudesWhen Mukesh Sherma’s wife was pregnant with their second