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Sajid Javid accused of 'buying silence' of Windrush citizens

Sajid Javid accused of 'buying silence' of Windrush citizens

Labour claims home secretary has imposed non-disclosure agreements in return for fast-track compensationSajid Javid has been accused of trying to “buy the silence” of the Windrush generation by
California wildfires claim seventh victim as Trump declares major disaster

California wildfires claim seventh victim as Trump declares major disaster

The fires expanded by more than 25% and continued to spread as White House announces federal aidA seventh person died in a northern California wildfire on Saturday, as a couple of other fast-growing
Pumped! St Petersburg festival of inflatables - in pictures

Pumped! St Petersburg festival of inflatables - in pictures

Russians have taken to the water for an inflatable festival in the city’s 300th Anniversary Park, but not for long. Their vessels may be many and varied, and some not even inflatable, but they have
Indonesia earthquake: at least 98 dead after quake strikes Lombok

Indonesia earthquake: at least 98 dead after quake strikes Lombok

President Joko Widodo expresses ‘deep sorrow’ as rescues continue after magnitude 6.9 quake strikesAt least 98 people have been confirmed dead and more than 200 severely injured in a 6.9 magnitude
Is Melania trolling Trump (again) with her defence of LeBron?

Is Melania trolling Trump (again) with her defence of LeBron?

The first lady contradicted president Trump’s comments on Lebron James: is she trolling him, or on a damage limitation exercise for the White House?Melania Trump, the first lady, is by many accounts,
Trump admits son met Russian in 2016 for information on Clinton

Trump admits son met Russian in 2016 for information on Clinton

Trump’s remarks come as one of his lawyers warns special counsel against trying to force president to be interviewedDonald Trump has admitted for the first time that his son met a Kremlin-connected
Head of alleged Syrian chemical weapons facility dies in bombing

Head of alleged Syrian chemical weapons facility dies in bombing

Aziz Asber was director of facility western governments claim was a covert installationThe head of a Syrian research facility that western countries say was part of a chemical weapons programme has
Rupert Murdoch must make £26bn-plus Sky bid to thwart Comcast

Rupert Murdoch must make £26bn-plus Sky bid to thwart Comcast

21st Century Fox has until the end of Thursday in battle for control of pay-TV broadcasterRupert Murdoch must table a new £26bn-plus offer for Sky this week or see rival Comcast become the new owner
ChuckleVision sketch featuring the late Barry Chuckle – video

ChuckleVision sketch featuring the late Barry Chuckle – video

The entertainer Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died aged 73. Chuckle, whose real surname was Elliott, came from a family of entertainers and rose to stardom with
'Discourse is not discord': Democrats mostly united at Netroots Nation event

'Discourse is not discord': Democrats mostly united at Netroots Nation event

The gathering brought together nearly a dozen potential Democratic presidential candidates who rallied around a broadly similar progressive programDemocrats emerged mostly united from the progressive
Far-right protesters 'ransack socialist bookshop in London'

Far-right protesters 'ransack socialist bookshop in London'

Owners of Bookmarks say masked attackers wrecked displays and tore up booksThe owners of Britain’s largest socialist bookshop, Bookmarks, have said the store was attacked by far-right protesters
Swiss Alps plane crash leaves all 20 passengers and crew dead

Swiss Alps plane crash leaves all 20 passengers and crew dead

Investigation under way after mid-century JU-Air plane crashed into mountainsideA vintage Swiss military plane, which was saved from being mothballed by a national fundraising campaign, has crashed
Viral video shows snake eating pigeon in busy London street

Viral video shows snake eating pigeon in busy London street

RSPCA called to incident after snake found coiled around bird in Leytonstone High RoadA snake has been seen eating a pigeon on a busy street in east London. Photographs and video posted on social
Hamza bin Laden has married daughter of lead 9/11 hijacker, say family

Hamza bin Laden has married daughter of lead 9/11 hijacker, say family

Exclusive: union confirmed by Osama bin Laden’s family during interview with the GuardianMy son, Osama: first interview with al-Qaida leader’s mother Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida
Liam Fox says no-deal Brexit now more likely than an agreement

Liam Fox says no-deal Brexit now more likely than an agreement

UK appears set to crash out of EU due to Brussels ‘intransigence’, says cabinet ministerThe UK appears set to crash out of the EU without a Brexit deal due to the “intransigence” of the Brussels
Thai boys rescued from cave mark end of novice monk period – video

Thai boys rescued from cave mark end of novice monk period – video

Twelve Thai boys who were rescued from a flooded cave have taken part in a prayer ceremony to mark the end of their short period as novice Buddhist monks. Their gruelling 18-day ordeal in the cave in
Midterm 'Mini-Me': is copying Trump a winning strategy for rightwingers?

Midterm 'Mini-Me': is copying Trump a winning strategy for rightwingers?

Republican candidates are nicknaming opponents and tweeting insults in hopes of riding the president’s coattails to victoryHe rails against illegal immigration and bad trade deals, dismisses the
Police clash with leftwing groups amid Patriot Prayer rally in Portland – video

Police clash with leftwing groups amid Patriot Prayer rally in Portland – video

A far-right rally in Oregon culminates in a police charge on counterprotesters, as a demonstration once again brought disorder and violence to the downtown areaPortland far-right rally: police charge
Spain’s right whips up fear as migration surge hits Andalucian shores

Spain’s right whips up fear as migration surge hits Andalucian shores

New rightwing party leaders are convinced that immigration will be a vote-winner, but on the front line in Algeciras there is more frustration than alarmThe fan that stirs the humid air in José
Antisemitism: Corbyn and the crisis that won’t go away

Antisemitism: Corbyn and the crisis that won’t go away

Months of allegations are eating away at Labour’s standingLast Thursday the Labour MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, Neil Coyle, was knocking on doors, trying to reassure local residents about