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Newly discovered photographs reveal family life of the Romanovs - in pictures

Newly discovered photographs reveal family life of the Romanovs - in pictures

Photographs of Tsar Nicholas II and family go on show at Science Museum in London. The images were captured by Herbert Galloway Stuart, an English tutor to the nephews of Tsar Nicholas II, between
Yayoi Kusama: the world's favourite artist?

Yayoi Kusama: the world's favourite artist?

After spending the past four decades in a psychiatric hospital, her name written out of art history, Yayoi Kusama became an art-world phenomenon in the age of the selfieIn the past five years, more
Australian strawberries pulled from New Zealand shelves after needles found

Australian strawberries pulled from New Zealand shelves after needles found

Countdown chain recalls Australian Choice brand after discovery in Auckland supermarketAn Australian strawberry brand has been withdrawn from sale in New Zealand after needles were found in a punnet
Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' for Brett Kavanaugh

Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' for Brett Kavanaugh

Law professor rejects claims she advised students applying for clerkships with supreme court nominee on looksAmy Chua, the Yale law professor and best-selling author who endorsed supreme court nominee
Pret a Manger and BA face questions over girl’s allergy death on plane

Pret a Manger and BA face questions over girl’s allergy death on plane

A 15-year-old girl who was severely allergic to sesame died after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich that did not list the ingredient on its packaging, an inquest will hear this week. Continue reading...
Climate study ‘pulls punches’ to keep polluters on board

Climate study ‘pulls punches’ to keep polluters on board

‘True risks’ of warming played down to placate fossil-fuel nationsWarnings about the dangers of global warming are being watered down in the final version of a key climate report for a major
However extreme your views, you’re  never hardcore enough for YouTube | John Naughton

However extreme your views, you’re never hardcore enough for YouTube | John Naughton

Users of the video service looking for information on the Chemnitz riots were all too easily led to far-right sitesEarly one Sunday morning a month ago, a German carpenter was fatally stabbed in a
Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls

Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls

Conservative groups such as Pilf publish voters’ details online in what experts say amounts to ‘insidious modern-day intimidation’In June last year, Luis, a resident of Virginia, was astonished to
Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

As the midterm elections approach, Ben Fountain argues white voters should know that a real democracy can only survive if there is true equality for everyoneSome 20 months into his term Trump has been
Gazans recycle bomb wreckage to beat the blockade

Gazans recycle bomb wreckage to beat the blockade

Rubble left after Israeli airstrikes is being used to repair roads and rebuild houses in coastal enclavePalestinians in Gaza have developed an industry that recycles twisted steel bars and smashed-up
Whitsundays attacks: third tiger shark killed despite doubts over whether they bit tourists

Whitsundays attacks: third tiger shark killed despite doubts over whether they bit tourists

Queensland government insists killing sharks in interest of public safety but officials say it is impossible to know if they attacked touristsThree tiger sharks have been killed by the Queensland
Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade

Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade

Tehran accuses countries of hosting members of ‘terrorist group’ that claimed responsibility for attackIran has summoned envoys from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Denmark over Saturday’s
Hong Kong: first high-speed train to mainland China departs

Hong Kong: first high-speed train to mainland China departs

Bullet train to link southern China and cut journey times to Beijing from 24 hours to nine hoursA new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China has launched amid criticism the
Morrison says Labor risks ‘conflict’ with plan to force companies to reveal pay gap

Morrison says Labor risks ‘conflict’ with plan to force companies to reveal pay gap

Labor would also change the Fair Work Act to prohibit pay secrecy clausesAustralian companies with more than 1,000 employees would have to publicly reveal how much they pay women compared with men
Abhilash Tomy: Australian plane joins rescue mission to save injured Indian sailor

Abhilash Tomy: Australian plane joins rescue mission to save injured Indian sailor

Tomy, who was taking part in the Golden Globe round-the-world race, is stranded 3,000km south-west of PerthA plane has been sent from Perth to remote waters in the southern Indian Ocean where an
US 'won't hesitate' to impose sanctions if North Korea fuel embargo breached

US 'won't hesitate' to impose sanctions if North Korea fuel embargo breached

Apparent warning to Russia comes days after US ambassador to UN accused Moscow of supplying oilThe US State Department says Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get
Trump officials move to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

Trump officials move to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

Proposals mean permanent residence applicants could be judged a burden for receiving legal benefits like food aid The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for
Comcast outbids Rupert Murdoch’s Fox to win control of Sky

Comcast outbids Rupert Murdoch’s Fox to win control of Sky

US cable giant wins auction with offer of £30bn, ending years of Murdoch controlRupert Murdoch’s control of Sky is likely to end after three decades after his 21st Century Fox company was outbid by US
Ministers warn harder Brexit risks breaking up Britain

Ministers warn harder Brexit risks breaking up Britain

Senior Conservatives fear diplomatic disaster ‘on scale of Suez crisis’ is brewingTheresa May is being warned by cabinet colleagues that a shift towards a harder Brexit will hasten the break-up of the
Pompeo suggests Rosenstein in danger after report he discussed taping Trump

Pompeo suggests Rosenstein in danger after report he discussed taping Trump

Deputy attorney general ‘ought to find something else to do’, secretary of state and key Trump ally hints to Fox News SundayThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has hinted that Rod Rosenstein could