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Three men held over class A drugs supply at Mutiny festival

Three men held over class A drugs supply at Mutiny festival

Hampshire police arrest two 20-year-olds and one 22-year-old after two deaths at Portsmouth eventThree people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the supply of class A drugs at the
Floating cyborgs and a mutant octopus … the grotesque, gorgeous art of Lee Bul

Floating cyborgs and a mutant octopus … the grotesque, gorgeous art of Lee Bul

Sci-fi and the human drive for self-perfection fuel the South Korean artist provocateur’s monstrous creations Lee Bul’s earliest memories are defined by dust. In a military town outside Seoul, where
Why does a student union leader wear a hijab? France is too scared to ask | Rokhaya Diallo

Why does a student union leader wear a hijab? France is too scared to ask | Rokhaya Diallo

Media attacks on Maryam Pougetoux show how Muslim women are prevented from engaging in French public life“She wears a particular veil that covers all her hair, the neck: a hijab”. Last Tuesday on
How America's go-to holiday spot became a shoreline of addiction

How America's go-to holiday spot became a shoreline of addiction

Massachusetts is one of the top 10 states with the highest rate of addiction – and in Cape Cod, many find it difficult to stay clean when the summer endsCape Cod, Massachusetts is a difficult place to
Ombudsman admits ruling over widow's loan repayment was wrong

Ombudsman admits ruling over widow's loan repayment was wrong

Philip Field tells royal commission he regrets ruling that woman repay Suncorp loan in 12-18 months• Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningThe financial ombudsman
Beleaguered Amazon tribes remain staunch in defence of their land | Jessica Moto

Beleaguered Amazon tribes remain staunch in defence of their land | Jessica Moto

As criminals eye the natural riches of their heavily forested territories, the Ka’apor people refuse to be cowed – even if it means taking the law into their own hands It was a letter of unity and
Charities criticise ruling on asylum seekers forced to share rooms

Charities criticise ruling on asylum seekers forced to share rooms

Forcing unrelated adults to share bedrooms is an affront to their dignity, say campaignersMigration charities have condemned a tribunal’s ruling that forcing unrelated asylum seekers to share bedrooms
Armed forces need pay rise to protect recruitment – minister

Armed forces need pay rise to protect recruitment – minister

Tobias Ellwood says more than 2.5% of GDP needed to cover pay, new jets and equipment Britain’s armed forces must receive a pay rise to protect recruitment, the defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has
Bill Shorten: 'A Labor government will stop the boats' – video

Bill Shorten: 'A Labor government will stop the boats' – video

The opposition leader told reporters at the Victorian Labor conference on Sunday that his party’s border protection policy would ensure people smuggler boats did not reach Australia and he did not
What crisis? Citizenship doom turning to boon for Coalition

What crisis? Citizenship doom turning to boon for Coalition

Initial high court ruling on section 44 looked bad for the government but eight months later it’s a different story• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonWhen Malcolm
Peruvian prisoners compete in football tournament – in pictures

Peruvian prisoners compete in football tournament – in pictures

Men and women from 17 jails played in the first Interprison World Cup in Lima, organised by Peru’s National Penitentiary Institute Continue reading...
Hotel owner who underpaid Malaysian couple on basis of race fined $200,000

Hotel owner who underpaid Malaysian couple on basis of race fined $200,000

Chang Yen Chang treated couple differently from Australian staff and deliberately underpaid them • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon A Tasmanian hotel owner who
Berlin far-right protesters face techno wall of sound – video

Berlin far-right protesters face techno wall of sound – video

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party’s first major rally since winning seats in the German parliament ran into counter-protesters on Sunday who came out with rainbow flags, unicorns and techno
New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease

New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease

Nation which produces 3% of the world’s milk will embark on the biggest cull in its historyNew Zealand will become the first country in the world to try to eradicate the cow disease Mycoplasma bovis,
Brilliance overtakes beauty as Ms Geek Africa spotlights tech genius | Lauren Gambino

Brilliance overtakes beauty as Ms Geek Africa spotlights tech genius | Lauren Gambino

Long noted for its progressive stance on equality, Rwanda is the birthplace of a contest that champions female tech wizardsAfter years of women in evening gowns vying for the title of national beauty
Victorian crackdown aims to draw children back to local schools

Victorian crackdown aims to draw children back to local schools

Portable classrooms won’t be delivered to schools where more than 50% of students live outside local catchment areaThe Victorian education department is cracking down on schools that accept high
Donald Trump Jr is in high political demand – for now

Donald Trump Jr is in high political demand – for now

Trump Jr’s fanbase sees him as an authentic political figure, but many conservatives are waiting for the next shoe to dropDonald Trump Jr is a man under pressure, but also in fierce demand.To sworn
Honduran villagers take legal action to stop mining firm digging up graves for gold

Honduran villagers take legal action to stop mining firm digging up graves for gold

Families face pressure to decide the fate of their relatives’ grave, dividing the community of Azacualpa where as many as 350 bodies have already been exhumed Nothing is sacred in the path of gold
'Vog' from Kilauea volcano blankets Marshall Islands, 3700km away

'Vog' from Kilauea volcano blankets Marshall Islands, 3700km away

Officials have warned that volcanic smog would continue moving west, as Marshall Islands issues health warningHaze from the Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii blanketed the Marshall Islands 3,700
Pro-choice group plans to offer abortion pills in Northern Ireland tour

Pro-choice group plans to offer abortion pills in Northern Ireland tour

Protest over region’s near-total ban on terminations follows referendum south of borderPro-choice activists are planning to distribute abortion pills from a bus touring Northern Ireland this week in