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Oxford Street at risk if pedestrianisation blocked, says Sadiq Khan

Oxford Street at risk if pedestrianisation blocked, says Sadiq Khan

London mayor accuses Westminster of jeopardising street’s role as shopping hubOxford Street risks losing its reputation as a shopping destination unless a scheme to pedestrianise the traffic-choked
Head of Polish supreme court defies ruling party's retirement law

Head of Polish supreme court defies ruling party's retirement law

Małgorzata Gersdorf turns up for work despite change that would force her to step down, describing legislation as a ‘purge’The head of the Polish supreme court, Małgorzata Gersdorf, has turned up for
Najib Razak charged over multibillion 1MDB corruption scandal

Najib Razak charged over multibillion 1MDB corruption scandal

Former PM pleads not guilty over ‘biggest corruption case in Malaysia’s history’The former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has appeared in court in Kuala Lumpur where he was charged with
Mick Dodson urges PM to reconsider ‘shameful’ rejection of voice to parliament

Mick Dodson urges PM to reconsider ‘shameful’ rejection of voice to parliament

Indigenous leader says Turnbull’s reaction to the Uluru Statement was ‘deplorable’The Indigenous leader Mick Dodson has implored Malcolm Turnbull to open the door he “slammed” on Aboriginal people
Wiltshire: 'unknown substance' leaves pair critically ill in Salisbury hospital

Wiltshire: 'unknown substance' leaves pair critically ill in Salisbury hospital

Major incident declared and parts of Amesbury cordoned off after couple first thought to have taken tainted drugsA major incident has been declared in Wiltshire after it was suspected two people might
'I am dying to see him': relatives wait anxiously for rescue of Thai boys from cave – video

'I am dying to see him': relatives wait anxiously for rescue of Thai boys from cave – video

Families of the Thai boys and their football coach who were found trapped in a cave in northern Thailand continue their anxious wait as authorities work out how to evacuate them. Medics have been
Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega to stand firm despite violence

Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega to stand firm despite violence

Adviser accuses protesters of trying to engineer ‘soft coup’ against longstanding leaderNicaragua’s Daniel Ortega will not stand down as president despite more than two months of unrest and violent
'Our fingers bleed': India's female miners toil over sandstone for the UK | Anumeha Yadav

'Our fingers bleed': India's female miners toil over sandstone for the UK | Anumeha Yadav

Discrimination confines women in Rajasthan’s mines to menial tasks, lugging rocks in ‘super-exploitative conditions’ In Bhilwara district, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, sandstone slabs
Thai cave rescue: boys 'learning to dive' before new storm

Thai cave rescue: boys 'learning to dive' before new storm

As new videos from inside cave emerge, Thai rescue chief says storm could ‘fully flood’ itVisual guide: where were the boys found and how can they be rescued?The 12 boys trapped in a cave in northern
The Palestinian engineer using ashes and rubble to rebuild Gaza – podcast

The Palestinian engineer using ashes and rubble to rebuild Gaza – podcast

Young social entrepreneur Majd Mashharawi talks about how she transforms the debris left by conflict into eco-friendly housing materials, helping people reconstruct their livesMajd Mashharawi trained
Sadness, fear and hope: America's immigrants mark Independence Day

Sadness, fear and hope: America's immigrants mark Independence Day

With Trump’s travel ban recently upheld and the fate of Dreamers still in flux, the holiday is an uncertain time for manyZuleyma Castrejon-Salina and her family have celebrated Independence Day in
Boys trapped in Thailand comforted by rescuers – video

Boys trapped in Thailand comforted by rescuers – video

New footage released by the Royal Thai Navy shows rescuers comforting the 12 boys and their football coach who have been trapped inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave since 23 June. In the video, the
1MDB scandal: former Malaysian PM arrives at court on corruption charges – video

1MDB scandal: former Malaysian PM arrives at court on corruption charges – video

The former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has arrived at court to be formally charged over his alleged role in the 1MDB scandal. The case has been described as the biggest corruption scandal in
Thailand cave rescue: divers may attempt to free trapped football team this week – live

Thailand cave rescue: divers may attempt to free trapped football team this week – live

Rescuers may face a race against time to free the football team trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave before monsoon rains come this week Full report: Monsoon rains may force cave rescue attempt
Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

The 76-year-old man’s death is not being treated as suspiciousAn elderly Japanese tourist has died while climbing Uluru, Northern Territory police have confirmed.The NT coroner will investigate the
Occupy Ice: protest camps expand across US amid calls to shutter agency

Occupy Ice: protest camps expand across US amid calls to shutter agency

Activists target Ice facilities in cities including San Francisco and Philadelphia: ‘We’ll be here as long as we can’Occupy Ice protests have spread across the US, with new occupations and encampments
UK to 'take charge' of its fishing waters under post-Brexit plan

UK to 'take charge' of its fishing waters under post-Brexit plan

Bill promises fairer share for British fishermen – but they face annual battle for EU rightsBritish fishermen will face annual negotiations to secure their fishing rights in shared waters from 2020,
Victor Jara murder: ex-military officers sentenced in Chile for 1973 death

Victor Jara murder: ex-military officers sentenced in Chile for 1973 death

Eight retired officers sentenced to 15 years in prison for the murder of popular folk singer during coupEight retired Chilean military officers have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the murder
Girl's death on Isle of Bute being treated as murder

Girl's death on Isle of Bute being treated as murder

Body of Alesha MacPhail, six, was found on Monday in woodlandPolice are treating the death of a six-year-old girl whose body was found in woodland on the Isle of Bute on Monday as murder, officers
Mexico president-elect rejects bodyguards: 'The citizens will protect me'

Mexico president-elect rejects bodyguards: 'The citizens will protect me'

Leftist Amlo has also refused to live in ornate presidential residence and pledged to cut his own salaryHe has just been elected commander-in-chief of a nation mired in an intractable drug conflict