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FBI contacts Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez in investigation

FBI contacts Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez in investigation

Woman who says future supreme court nominee exposed himself to her poised to cooperate but report says third woman will not be contactedThe FBI has contacted Deborah Ramirez, a woman who accused Brett
Pret allergy death: Parents describe final moments with their daughter

Pret allergy death: Parents describe final moments with their daughter

“Tashi, I love you so much, darling. I’ll be with you soon. I’ll be with you.” Continue reading...
Brexit costing Britain £500m a week and rising, says report

Brexit costing Britain £500m a week and rising, says report

Economy 2.5% smaller than it would have been if UK had voted remain, says thinktankBrexit is already costing the public purse £500m a week, new research has found – a stark contrast to the £350m
In the era of music streaming, do bands still rely on Triple J to launch a career?

In the era of music streaming, do bands still rely on Triple J to launch a career?

The rise of platforms like Spotify and Apple Music promised to democratise the industry. But has anything changed for artists?For a long time, there’s been an understanding within the Australian music
Hear Ye: Kanye West announces name change ahead of SNL

Hear Ye: Kanye West announces name change ahead of SNL

Rapper says he wants to be known as ‘Ye’ as he prepares to launch new album YandhiKanye West has announced he is now to be known as Ye. The rapper has used the nickname for many years and even used it
Chris Leslie condemns Labour intolerance of critics of Corbyn

Chris Leslie condemns Labour intolerance of critics of Corbyn

The MP, whose constituency has passed a vote of no confidence in him, brands Momentum ‘Militant for the digital age’Labour MP and former shadow chancellor Chris Leslie has denounced the grass roots
Arts ‘guardians’ set up in wake of Kevin Spacey scandal

Arts ‘guardians’ set up in wake of Kevin Spacey scandal

Old Vic theatre trained staff to ‘act as an outlet’ for concerns around sexual harassment and bullyingA pioneering workplace scheme set up in the wake of the Kevin Spacey scandal at the Old Vic has
Peaky blunders at the Tory party conference – cartoon

Peaky blunders at the Tory party conference – cartoon

Chris Riddell imagines a right royal Brexit bunfight in Birmingham Continue reading...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: New York leaders seek to name building in justice's honor

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: New York leaders seek to name building in justice's honor

Amid controversy over Kavanaugh nomination, Brooklyn’s borough president salutes second woman appointed to supreme courtAs Washington is gripped by the supreme court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh,
Two men and police officer seriously injured in Leeds dog attack

Two men and police officer seriously injured in Leeds dog attack

Man, 59, suffers potentially life-changing injuries during Saturday morning incidentA police officer and two men have been seriously injured after being attacked by two dogs in the early hours of
North Korea will not abandon nuclear weapons if it cannot trust US – minister

North Korea will not abandon nuclear weapons if it cannot trust US – minister

Ri Yong-ho speaks at United Nations in New YorkUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo aiming to restart talksNorth Korea needs more trust in the US and the developing relationship between the two countries
Man arrested after two women found dead in Kent

Man arrested after two women found dead in Kent

The two women, in their 50s and 70s, died at a house in Hadlow near TonbridgePolice in Kent have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder after two women were found dead at a property in
Why is OK for online daters to block whole ethnic groups?

Why is OK for online daters to block whole ethnic groups?

You don’t see ‘No blacks, no Irish’ signs in real life any more, yet many are fed up with the racism they face on dating appsSinakhone Keodara reached his breaking point last July. Loading up Grindr,
The suffering millions of Yemen find a chance of hope on Capitol Hill | Simon Tisdall

The suffering millions of Yemen find a chance of hope on Capitol Hill | Simon Tisdall

A House resolution and a vote on arms sales in the Senate could affect US backing for the Saudi-led coalitionThe civil war in Yemen is one of those obscure conflicts that feels as though it has been
'I wanted him to feel my rage': protesters tell of Jeff Flake lift confrontation

'I wanted him to feel my rage': protesters tell of Jeff Flake lift confrontation

Ana Maria Archila and Maria Gallagher confronted senator about Kavanaugh nominationThe two women who helped alter the course of American legal history by staging an impromptu protest in a Washington
F-35 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina on day $11.5bn deal announced

F-35 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina on day $11.5bn deal announced

Pilot ejects safely on day Pentagon heralds new purchase Plane has stealth technology Trump thinks makes it invisibleAn F-35 fighter jet crashed in South Carolina, the US Marine Corps said, in the
Cost of lifesaving heroin withdrawal drug soars by 700%

Cost of lifesaving heroin withdrawal drug soars by 700%

Treatment agencies warn of extra drug-related deaths unless price hike is addressedA 700% spike in the price of a drug used to wean addicts off heroin has caused alarm among treatment agencies, which
Shakespeare in the age of Brexit and Trump: the play’s still the thing

Shakespeare in the age of Brexit and Trump: the play’s still the thing

In his new book, Peter Conrad explains how the Bard’s plays are the perfect mirror for our troubled timesNext time you go to a Shakespeare play, don’t think you can settle back into a safe
From escargots to le Big Mac: how the land of haute cuisine fell for fast food

From escargots to le Big Mac: how the land of haute cuisine fell for fast food

The rise of the burger (albeit often posh) is changing old dining habits. But MPs fear for France’s healthFrench food: so good that the wise heads at Unesco declared it part of the world’s intangible
Egyptian woman Amal Fathy jailed for sexual harassment video

Egyptian woman Amal Fathy jailed for sexual harassment video

Former activist charged with ‘spreading false news’ and having ‘indecent material’An Egyptian woman who made a video alleging sexual harassment has been given two years in prison and a fine on charges