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Thousands flock to Palu airport after Indonesian earthquake and tsunami – video

Thousands flock to Palu airport after Indonesian earthquake and tsunami – video

Local television has reported that about 3,000 residents have made their way to Palu airport in Sulawesi in an attempt to escape the aftermath of Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Footage
Archbishop of York says he will retire in 2020

Archbishop of York says he will retire in 2020

Dr John Sentamu has held Church of England’s second most important post since 2005The archbishop of York has announced plans to retire from his post, the second most important in the Church of
Jean-Claude Arnault, man at centre of Nobel scandal, jailed for rape

Jean-Claude Arnault, man at centre of Nobel scandal, jailed for rape

Stockholm court sentences husband of Swedish Academy member to two years in prisonLong read: The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the centre of a sexual
Monday US briefing: Kavanaugh investigation goes forward, with limits

Monday US briefing: Kavanaugh investigation goes forward, with limits

Mass burials begin after Indonesia tsunami ... Canada and US agree Nafta replacement deal ... Whole Foods workers unionise to battle AmazonGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s headlines. If you’d
James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

American and Japanese immunologists win 2018 award for their work on cancer therapyLive blog: the latest on the Nobel prize for medicineAn American and a Japanese scientist have won the 2018 Nobel
Social media outrage over Roman Polanski film J'Accuse

Social media outrage over Roman Polanski film J'Accuse

Polanski, a fugitive from US justice, meets with strong criticism at news that his film about the Dreyfus affair is to go aheadAlthough it was first announced in 2012, outrage is rapidly spreading
Tensions flare at Barcelona protests on anniversary of independence vote

Tensions flare at Barcelona protests on anniversary of independence vote

Activists block roads and railway to mark a year since referendum result was overruled by MadridTens of thousands of Catalans congregated in Barcelona on Monday to mark the first anniversary of the
'They want us to be robots': Whole Foods workers fear Amazon's changes

'They want us to be robots': Whole Foods workers fear Amazon's changes

Employees have begun to organize in an attempt to push back on changes made since Amazon acquired the company in 2017Whole Foods staff are worried that Amazon, the grocery chain’s new owner, is trying
Japanese politician in baby row thrown out again – for sucking cough drop

Japanese politician in baby row thrown out again – for sucking cough drop

Yuka Ogata, forced to leave chamber last year for bringing her seven-month-old child, rails at ‘outdated attitudes’A Japanese politician who was forced to leave an assembly chamber last year after her
Bruegel review – beer, pancakes, and the limitless genius of Bruegel

Bruegel review – beer, pancakes, and the limitless genius of Bruegel

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna With its vibrant vistas of comedy and horror, this astonishing exhibition reveals how the 16th-century Flemish master created art that was simply more human and
San Diego meets Tijuana: showing art from both sides of the border

San Diego meets Tijuana: showing art from both sides of the border

As part of a new exhibition, 42 artists from both cities have come together to look at issues plaguing both sides, with politics pervading the showLast year, Mexican artist Chantal Peñalosa brought
Vietnamese asylum seeker pleads to stay in Australia with baby daughter

Vietnamese asylum seeker pleads to stay in Australia with baby daughter

Huyen Tran, who arrived on a boat while fleeing religious persecution, says she could be killed if deportedA Vietnamese asylum seeker faces an anxious wait to learn if a Melbourne judge will support
Fears Coalition's encryption bill could destroy privilege against self-incrimination

Fears Coalition's encryption bill could destroy privilege against self-incrimination

Human Rights Commission warns people could be tricked into giving access to encrypted messagesPeople under criminal investigation could lose the privilege against self-incrimination by being forced or
'We've bred them to their limit': death rates surge for female pigs in the US

'We've bred them to their limit': death rates surge for female pigs in the US

With sows producing 23 piglets a year on average, intensive farming is called into question over rise in animals suffering prolapseDeath rates for female pigs in the US are rising fast, sending alarm
Thumbs down: how the video games industry is battling Brexit

Thumbs down: how the video games industry is battling Brexit

From dystopian games to organised campaigns, the industry’s stance on the EU is clear. But is it too little too late?Brexit and Wetherspoons, Brexit and fashion, Brexit and bananas … It seems as if so
Activists call for halt to 'nuclear mud' dumping off Wales

Activists call for halt to 'nuclear mud' dumping off Wales

Campaigners say sediment has not been tested properly and may do ‘irreversible harm’ An eclectic group of activists including scientists, surfers and a member of the Welsh band Super Furry Animals is
Nicolas Cage: ‘If I don’t have a job to do, I can be very self-destructive’

Nicolas Cage: ‘If I don’t have a job to do, I can be very self-destructive’

He divides opinion like no other actor and now, at 54, finds himself single for the first time in years. He talks about fatherhood, family and trying to deliver genuinely groundbreaking performances
Police super-database prompts Liberty warning on privacy

Police super-database prompts Liberty warning on privacy

Human rights group boycotts Home Office consultations on vast cloud system, saying they are a shamA new super-database being built for the police represents a “grave” risk to privacy, a leading human
'I am not allowed not to agree': Julie Girling on being a remain Tory MEP

'I am not allowed not to agree': Julie Girling on being a remain Tory MEP

Expelled, MEP reveals deeper estrangement from a party that has mostly embraced BrexitThe Conservative faithful are in Birmingham this weekend for the party conference. But Julie Girling, a party
Kavanaugh clerk hire casts light on link to judge forced to quit in #MeToo era

Kavanaugh clerk hire casts light on link to judge forced to quit in #MeToo era

Alex Kozinski resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct. His son clerked for Donald Trump’s supreme court pickLast year, before he became a supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh hired the son of