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'It's a shocking idea': outcry over Bangkok street vendor ban

'It's a shocking idea': outcry over Bangkok street vendor ban

Tourists and stallholders say city’s attempt to sanitise the bustling, chaotic Khaosan Road is stripping the area of its charmFew streets evoke the chaos of Bangkok like the Khaosan Road, a place of
Elizabeth Warren: Democrats can be ‘party of white working class and Black Lives Matter’

Elizabeth Warren: Democrats can be ‘party of white working class and Black Lives Matter’

At Netroots Nation conference, leading Democratic presidential hopefuls embrace concept of intersectionalityKamala Harris attacked critics of “identity politics”. Elizabeth Warren insisted that
Trump administration lifts ban on pesticides linked to declining bee numbers

Trump administration lifts ban on pesticides linked to declining bee numbers

Environmentalists say lifting the restriction poses a grave threat to pollinating insectsThe Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era ban on the use of pesticides linked to declining bee
Documents disprove White House voter fraud claims, says ex-member of Trump commission

Documents disprove White House voter fraud claims, says ex-member of Trump commission

A review of documents from the commission on election integrity by a former member found no evidence of voter fraud A review of documents has shown White House claims to have unearthed “substantial
First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

Woman fined 1,000 kroner (£120) and told to either remove her veil or leave the public spaceA 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab on Friday became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a
Europe's record temperature of 48C could be beaten this weekend

Europe's record temperature of 48C could be beaten this weekend

UK’s heatwave to continue as Met Office warns of thunderstorms and floods in parts of countryBritain is basking in 31C heat, three people have died from heatstroke in Spain as the mercury reached the
Gay conversion therapy ban found to be LGBTIQ Australians' top priority

Gay conversion therapy ban found to be LGBTIQ Australians' top priority

Exclusive: Improved safety in schools and a national mental health strategy also prioritiesBanning gay conversion therapy has topped a list of LGBTIQ people’s priorities for the federal government
'It’s an absolute disgrace': tears and anger as wife of US marine deported to Mexico

'It’s an absolute disgrace': tears and anger as wife of US marine deported to Mexico

Alejandra Juarez forced to leave husband and daughters in Florida after exhausting all options to stop her deportationThe 16-year-old American daughter of a US marine held back tears as long as she
Zimbabwe elections: Candidates speak out after results – video

Zimbabwe elections: Candidates speak out after results – video

The two candidates in the Zimbabwe presidential elections have spoken out after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission announced on Friday that Emmerson Mnangagwa had won the historic vote.The opposition
Revelations of suspected spy at US embassy in Moscow could be tip of the iceberg

Revelations of suspected spy at US embassy in Moscow could be tip of the iceberg

Intelligence analysts warn that Russian worker believed to have had full access to secret data is unlikely to be an isolated caseRevelations that a suspected Russian mole worked at the US embassy in
Harvey Weinstein lawyers seek to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein lawyers seek to dismiss sexual assault charges

Film producer’s lawyers say grand jury should have been told about emails from one of Weinstein’s three accusersHarvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him,
Clearing of native vegetation in NSW jumps 800% in three years

Clearing of native vegetation in NSW jumps 800% in three years

Exclusive: figures released after eight-month battle between Guardian Australia and state tribunal New South Wales gave permission to clear over 7,000 hectares of native vegetation in 2015-16, the
May and Macron hold 'informal' Brexit talks in France

May and Macron hold 'informal' Brexit talks in France

French president’s office stresses there is no intention to undermine EU’s Michel BarnierIt was presented in the French press as a desperate Theresa May flying to the south of France to enlist the
'Enemy of the people': Trump's phrase and its echoes of totalitarianism

'Enemy of the people': Trump's phrase and its echoes of totalitarianism

The phrase the president has repeatedly said in his attacks on the media was used by dictators including Stalin and MaoDonald Trump’s repeated use of the phrase “enemies of the people” in his attacks
Man who tried to gouge baby's eyes out is jailed

Man who tried to gouge baby's eyes out is jailed

Police shocked by ‘very dangerous’ Sean Ziemelis, who is handed 12-year sentenceA “very dangerous” man who threw a baby out of a window after trying to gouge its eyes out has been jailed for life.
UN condemns Mexico over tortured reporter case and calls for action to keep journalists safe

UN condemns Mexico over tortured reporter case and calls for action to keep journalists safe

Ruling was the council’s first against Mexico, which has become one of the most dangerous countries for media workersThe UN human rights council has rebuked Mexico for failing to protect its
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is not a threat to Jewish life in Britain

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is not a threat to Jewish life in Britain

Labour leader admits party has been too slow in tackling antisemitism within its ranksI will root antisemites out of Labour | Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn has broken his silence over the antisemitism
Zimbabwe opposition leader: election result 'fraudulent and illegitimate'

Zimbabwe opposition leader: election result 'fraudulent and illegitimate'

Nelson Chamisa pledges to challenge results after police disrupt press conferenceZimbabwe’s opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has described the result of the presidential election as fraudulent and
China warns of tariffs on imported US goods worth $60bn

China warns of tariffs on imported US goods worth $60bn

Beijing retaliates against Trump’s threatened tariffs on $200bn of Chinese importsChina has unveiled plans to impose retaliatory tariffs on US imports worth $60bn (£46bn), firing the latest volley in
Zimbabwe riot police delay opposition press conference – video

Zimbabwe riot police delay opposition press conference – video

Riot police attempted to break up a press conference in Harare that was due to be addressed by the opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa. When the press conference went ahead, Chamisa said the raid was