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Selfish selfie-takers cause Trevi fountain fisticuffs

Selfish selfie-takers cause Trevi fountain fisticuffs

Eight-person fight ensues after tourists battle for best spot in front of Roman monument Two tourists’ quest for a perfect selfie has caused a brawl at Rome’s Trevi fountain. Fighting broke out after
What makes a serial killer?

What makes a serial killer?

The author of a new book explores why some people become killers, and others don’tCanadian police have announced the discovery of more human remains on a property frequented by Bruce McArthur, an
Drone strikes on Yemen don’t make my country safer – or yours  |  Mohamed Askar

Drone strikes on Yemen don’t make my country safer – or yours | Mohamed Askar

Yemen’s minister for human rights says the last thing his country needs is to lose innocent life to bad intelligence, yet this is what is happeningOn the bad days, I think my job must be one of the
Venezuela has dirt-cheap fuel, so why is driving nearly impossible?

Venezuela has dirt-cheap fuel, so why is driving nearly impossible?

Plans for fuel census spark fears of rationing or further government crackdown: ‘They want to have more control over citizens’In crisis-hit Venezuela, one dollar can buy two Polar beers, a dozen eggs,
Brisbane bus driver's killer declared unfit to stand trial

Brisbane bus driver's killer declared unfit to stand trial

Anthony O’Donohue was ‘of unsound mind’ when he set fire to Manmeet Alisher with a petrol bomb Manmeet Alisher always smiled. Everyone who walked on to his bus said so. He smiled at Anthony O’Donohue,
Girl, 9, who died in Staithes rockfall named as Harriet Forster

Girl, 9, who died in Staithes rockfall named as Harriet Forster

Harriet was on family holiday when rocks fell from cliff at Seaton Garth in YorkshireA nine-year-old girl who died when rocks fell from a cliff in a seaside village has been named by police.Harriet
Mali: Sunday's election runoff goes ahead despite fraud claims

Mali: Sunday's election runoff goes ahead despite fraud claims

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita faces Soumaila Cissé after first round marred by ballot stuffing accusations and security concernsMalians are preparing to vote in a runoff election that will go ahead on Sunday
'No special treatment': Melania Trump's parents become US citizens – video

'No special treatment': Melania Trump's parents become US citizens – video

The first lady’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who have been living in the US as permanent residents, were sworn in as US citizens on Thursday. Their lawyer, Michael Wildes, said they went
UK rents don’t have to rocket – just look at Berlin | Ellie Mae O’Hagan

UK rents don’t have to rocket – just look at Berlin | Ellie Mae O’Hagan

It’s time to join the fightback in the UK as renters’ unions take the battle to the landlordsI write this piece from Berlin, where I am currently staying in an airy three-bedroom apartment within easy
Two charged with terrorism offences in London

Two charged with terrorism offences in London

Men face court on charges including dissemination of terrorist publications Two men have been charged with terrorism offences as part of an ongoing investigation in London.Ahmed Aweys, 32, of
Famed environmental scientist Mary White allegedly murdered by daughter

Famed environmental scientist Mary White allegedly murdered by daughter

Barbara Eckersley, 67, has been charged with the murder of her mother, a celebrated environmentalist and palaeobotanistA woman accused of murdering her mother, famed environmental scientist Mary
Ryanair strike: unions accuse airline of breaching labour laws

Ryanair strike: unions accuse airline of breaching labour laws

Budget airline alleged to be unlawfully trying to deter workers from strikingRyanair is facing legal claims from unions for allegedly violating labour laws during a row with striking workers, as the
Baltimore Ceasefire: tackling a city's gun violence – in pictures

Baltimore Ceasefire: tackling a city's gun violence – in pictures

In 2013 the photojournalist JM Giordano covered a murder epidemic for the Baltimore City Paper. Five years on he catches up with some of the subjects of the series as they participate in Ceasefire
Indian sex workers vent fury over law they fear will promote harassment

Indian sex workers vent fury over law they fear will promote harassment

Legislation designed to protect trafficking victims ignores workers who enter sex trade voluntarily, critics warnSex workers in New Delhi’s red light district have reacted with fury to new
Shanghai residents sleep in the street amid the heat – in pictures

Shanghai residents sleep in the street amid the heat – in pictures

Shanghai’s normally bustling Nanjing East Road has turned into an open-air bedroom on recent nights as local residents try to beat the heat of their cramped homes by sleeping outside on benches or
Afghanistan: dozens dead as Taliban attack Ghazni, officials say

Afghanistan: dozens dead as Taliban attack Ghazni, officials say

Many killed in overnight attack on provincial capital before troops force militants outTaliban fighters armed with heavy weapons have tried to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan, attacking
Hunt for South Korea feminist sparks backlash against 'sexist' police

Hunt for South Korea feminist sparks backlash against 'sexist' police

Activists say search for website editor who posted photos of men without their consent is hypocritical and ignores similar activities by menPolice in South Korea are seeking to arrest the operator of
‘My death is not my own’: the limits of legal euthanasia

‘My death is not my own’: the limits of legal euthanasia

Henk Blanken knows Parkinson’s disease might one day take him past the point at which he wants to carry on. Dutch law says it is legal for a doctor to help him die when the time comes – but there’s no
Paradise lost? What happened to Ireland's model eco-village

Paradise lost? What happened to Ireland's model eco-village

Harsh lessons have been learned since the financial crash but residents of the pioneering community remain upbeatIt was conceived as a model for environmental living in the 21st century – a
Human rights groups call for investigation into brutal beating of boy by PNG police

Human rights groups call for investigation into brutal beating of boy by PNG police

Assault, filmed and shared on social media, shows armed officers hitting naked 15-year-old boy with sticksHuman rights groups have called for an immediate investigation into the brutal beating of a