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Fun and frivolity watching the Tour de France – in pictures

Fun and frivolity watching the Tour de France – in pictures

By the time the Tour de France finishes in Paris on 29 July, millions of fans will have lined the 2,000-mile route. From the Vendée plains to Alpine summits, spectators will be cheering the world’s
Motorcyclists banned from wearing hoodies as Uganda gets tough on crime

Motorcyclists banned from wearing hoodies as Uganda gets tough on crime

President Yoweri Museveni moves to quell concern about rising crime with introduction of 10-point security planUganda’s president has banned motorcycle drivers from wearing hoodies in an attempt to
Colombia's zillennials – in pictures

Colombia's zillennials – in pictures

Generation Z refers to those born after millennials. Zillennials is an ongoing project by Charlie Cordero that seeks to explore the lives of this generation through the concerns, needs and desires of
Malaysia launches crackdown on Isis after threats to kill the king and prime minister

Malaysia launches crackdown on Isis after threats to kill the king and prime minister

Authorities are increasingly fearful that the rise of the terrorist group in Indonesia is spreading over the border Police in Malaysia have arrested seven suspected Isis militants, including one man
Bill Shorten to stay member for Maribyrnong after opting out of seat swap

Bill Shorten to stay member for Maribyrnong after opting out of seat swap

Labor leader says it was ‘not an easy decision’ not to shift to new seat of Fraser, considered one of the safest electorates in AustraliaBill Shorten will remain the member for Maribyrnong, deciding
When is a nation not a nation? Somaliland’s dream of independence

When is a nation not a nation? Somaliland’s dream of independence

Though unrecognised by the international community, this self-declared state in the Horn of Africa has its own flag, parliament, currency and national identity. What has to happen before its status
Colleen McCullough’s husband wins legal battle over $2.1m estate

Colleen McCullough’s husband wins legal battle over $2.1m estate

The author’s agent had argued McCullough intended to leave her estate to a US university The widowed husband of Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose 1977 best-selling novel The Thorn Birds
'Desperate cash splash': Tasmanian council did not apply for grant awarded by Dutton

'Desperate cash splash': Tasmanian council did not apply for grant awarded by Dutton

Announcement of $134,000 for CCTV cameras before Braddon byelection raises issues of ‘due process’ A Tasmanian council that has been promised a $134,000 federal grant for CCTV cameras had not even
Facebook to publish data on Irish abortion referendum ads

Facebook to publish data on Irish abortion referendum ads

Social media company to provide details of spending on ads targeting Irish votersFacebook is to publish comprehensive data on political advertising during Ireland’s abortion referendum campaign,
'Desperate to find a way out': Iran edges towards precipice

'Desperate to find a way out': Iran edges towards precipice

Economic grievances, lack of freedoms, global sanctions and climate change putting country under unprecedented pressure In the words of Mohammad, a graphic designer out of work for four months, life
Nicaragua: what's driving the uprising and what comes next?

Nicaragua: what's driving the uprising and what comes next?

A revolt against President Daniel Ortega has plunged the country into crisis as more than 300 people have been killed since AprilJust a few months ago Nicaragua was considered one of Central America’s
British Airways plane in emergency landing at Gatwick

British Airways plane in emergency landing at Gatwick

Flights were diverted away from Gatwick Airport after a plane arriving from Naples landed with technical problems Flights had to be diverted at Gatwick Airport after a plane was forced to make an
North Korean economy sees sharpest decline in 20 years as sanctions bite

North Korean economy sees sharpest decline in 20 years as sanctions bite

Strict sanctions saw GDP fall by an estimated 3.5% in North Korea in 2017North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, according to estimates from South Korea’s central
Survivor of Missouri boat disaster says passengers told not to put on life jackets

Survivor of Missouri boat disaster says passengers told not to put on life jackets

Seventeen people lost their lives when tourist boat capsized on Table Rock lakeA survivor who lost nine of her relatives when the duck boat they were travelling aboard on an US lake has said the

'Say that again': US intelligence chief surprised by White House's Putin invitation - video

US intelligence chief Dan Coats seemed surprised when informed on-stage at the Aspen Security Forum of the White House's decision, delivered via Twitter, to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington.
Rightwing rally cancelled as Maxine Waters supporters stand guard

Rightwing rally cancelled as Maxine Waters supporters stand guard

Many gathered outside the congresswoman’s LA office where an Oath Keepers demonstration had been planned A rightwing group that had vowed to stage weeks of protests against California’s best-known
Claim sunken warship has $130bn of gold onboard triggers frenzy in South Korea

Claim sunken warship has $130bn of gold onboard triggers frenzy in South Korea

Dmitrii Donskoi, which went down during 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese war, has 200 tons of gold, says company claiming to have found itA South Korean company’s claim to have found a sunken Russian warship
Pop-up Globe apologises for all-male cast in #MeToo season

Pop-up Globe apologises for all-male cast in #MeToo season

Theatre company, currently in Auckland, criticised for staging men-only shows with a ‘feminist reading’ A theatre company has cast two Shakespeare plays with all male actors, claiming the
Neil Prakash: Turkish court rejects Australian extradition plea

Neil Prakash: Turkish court rejects Australian extradition plea

Prakash, accused of being an Islamic State recruiter, will remain in jail for now awaiting possible local terrorism chargesA Turkish court has rejected Australia’s request for the extradition of
Aid group Raices rejects $250,000 from Salesforce over border agency contract

Aid group Raices rejects $250,000 from Salesforce over border agency contract

Not-for-profit, in spotlight amid family separations crisis, says it won’t take funds from firm that supports ‘inhumane policies’A not-for-profit legal aid group for immigrants and refugees has