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Tell-all memoir 'risks derailing' Imran Khan election hopes

Tell-all memoir 'risks derailing' Imran Khan election hopes

Punjab court delays book by ex-wife Reham said to malign politician aiming to be Pakistan’s prime ministerA tell-all memoir by Imran Khan’s second wife is causing uproar in Pakistan and threatens to
Theresa May faces Israeli pressure over Iran nuclear deal

Theresa May faces Israeli pressure over Iran nuclear deal

PM tells Benjamin Netanyahu that Britain still backs deal, and raises issue of Palestinian deathsIsrael’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has pressed Theresa May to recognise that the Iranian
Alexander Nix, former Cambridge Analytica chief, grilled by MPs – live

Alexander Nix, former Cambridge Analytica chief, grilled by MPs – live

Former CEO of Cambridge Analytica, at centre of Facebook data-mining scandal, appears before Commons fake news inquiryCambridge Analytica director ‘met Assange to discuss US election’ 4.26pm BST
Police chase stolen armoured vehicle in Virginia – video

Police chase stolen armoured vehicle in Virginia – video

Amateur footage captures Virginia police chasing an armoured personnel carrier reportedly stolen by a soldier from a National Guard base. The suspect, now in custody, drove the vehicle for two hours
EU to impose tariffs on US imports from July

EU to impose tariffs on US imports from July

Motorbikes, jeans and bourbon to be hit in response to US duties on steel and aluminiumThe EU will impose tariffs on US imports ranging from Harley-Davidson motorbikes to jeans from next month in
UN accuses Saudi Arabia of using anti-terror laws to justify torture

UN accuses Saudi Arabia of using anti-terror laws to justify torture

Report says idea country is becoming more liberal is ‘wide of the mark’ Saudi Arabia is systematically using anti-terror laws to justify torture, suppress all dissent and imprison human rights
Davis accuses EU of putting own interests ahead of international security - Politics live

Davis accuses EU of putting own interests ahead of international security - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and David Davis’s Brexit speechKeir Starmer’s Today interview on Labour’s Brexit
When illiberal forces win, the answer is more – not less – democracy | Cas Mudde

When illiberal forces win, the answer is more – not less – democracy | Cas Mudde

The rise of illiberal democracy is one of the big challenges facing us. here’s how to tackle itIn a recent Washington Post op-ed, Yoav Fromer argues that the Middle East does not have too little
What will Britain's withdrawal look like? – Brexit Means … podcast

What will Britain's withdrawal look like? – Brexit Means … podcast

With three weeks until a key EU summit, will parliament finally pass a Brexit bill? Acast, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Audioboom. Join the discussion on and Twitter and email us at
Lava from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii destroys hundreds of homes – video

Lava from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii destroys hundreds of homes – video

The Kilauea eruption has caused further damage to properties in Hawaii, with reports that hundreds of homes have been destroyed. Thousands of people in and around Puna have had to leave the area after
Growing up black in America: here's my story of everyday racism | Brian Jones

Growing up black in America: here's my story of everyday racism | Brian Jones

As a middle-class, light-skinned black man I am ‘better’ by American standards but there is no amount of assimilation that can shield you from racism in the USI am a black man who has grown up in the
The policing of black Americans is racial harassment funded by the state

The policing of black Americans is racial harassment funded by the state

When the police’s job is to uphold a racialized law and order, black people can be arrested just for living their livesThe rap group Public Enemy famously stated that “911 is a joke”. But that was in
Smoked on the water: the eel trader reviving an old Amsterdam tradition

Smoked on the water: the eel trader reviving an old Amsterdam tradition

In the Dutch capital, one man is rolling back the years – and his slippery business is booming. Words: Kees van Unen. Pictures: Julie Hrudova“Eeeeelll, freshly smoked eeeeelll!” These words are once
It takes more than pro-choice laws to end deaths from unsafe abortions | Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng

It takes more than pro-choice laws to end deaths from unsafe abortions | Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng

South Africa legalised abortion in 1997. Yet so few clinics offer them that women still risk their lives by turning to illegal meansI have been an abortion provider for as long as I have been a
Brexit: Labour too divided to back Norway-style deal, says Starmer

Brexit: Labour too divided to back Norway-style deal, says Starmer

European Economic Area amendment does not have full support within the partyKeir Starmer has hit back at claims Labour will squander the chance to defeat the government over an amendment to keep the
Macron: phone calls with Trump are like sausages – video

Macron: phone calls with Trump are like sausages – video

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has explained that his phone calls with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, are like sausages: all the better to not know what's inside. 'As Bismarck used to say,
Grenfell Tower fire was foreseeable, says barrister for the bereaved – live updates

Grenfell Tower fire was foreseeable, says barrister for the bereaved – live updates

Follow day 10 of the inquiry as it hears from a barrister representing Behailu Kebede in whose fourth floor flat the fire startedKitchen fire resident ‘did nothing wrong’ 2.27pm BST Maxwell-Scott
Steven Ciobo plays down export delays with China, saying growth is ‘phenomenal’

Steven Ciobo plays down export delays with China, saying growth is ‘phenomenal’

Diplomatic relations have cooled between the two countries but he insists, ‘it is not a trade-off between trade and national security’ Minister for trade Steven Ciobo has played down Australia’s
Voters oust California judge in Brock Turner sexual assault case

Voters oust California judge in Brock Turner sexual assault case

Judge is first to be recalled by US voters since 1977 after ex-student given just six months in prisonThe California judge in the Stanford sexual assault case has been recalled from office by local
Australia remains preferred destination for millionaire migrants

Australia remains preferred destination for millionaire migrants

About 10,000 mega rich make Australia home in 2017, lured by proximity to Asia and no inheritance taxesAustralia is the millionaires’ migration destination of choice for the third year running,