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Huge iceberg threatens tiny Greenland village

Huge iceberg threatens tiny Greenland village

Residents of Innaarsuit fear the 100-metre high berg will break up and cause a tsunamiA 100-metre (330ft) high iceberg has drifted close to a tiny settlement on Greenland’s west coast, prompting fears
'Sir David Boaty McBoatface' is launched

'Sir David Boaty McBoatface' is launched

The vessel officially known as RRS David Attenborough will investigate Antarctic As the massive hull of RRS Sir David Attenborough – the ship the public wanted to be called Boaty McBoatface – slid
Don’t look now … it’s the sandwich police, saving Venice from its tourists

Don’t look now … it’s the sandwich police, saving Venice from its tourists

In a bid to stop visitors tarnishing the city’s image, stewards are monitoring so-called uncouth behaviour. But is it a step too far?A couple of resting tourists look baffled as they are shooed away
Most US mass shootings are domestic violence – and don't make major news

Most US mass shootings are domestic violence – and don't make major news

A tragic incident in Alabama this week reminds me that women have long been canaries in the coal mine of male violenceThe Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening in the world of
Ryanair passengers taken to hospital after emergency landing

Ryanair passengers taken to hospital after emergency landing

Dublin to Croatia flight landed in Frankfurt after the cabin became depressurisedMore than 30 passengers on a Ryanair flight were reportedly taken to hospital after the cabin became depressurised and
Thai boys rescued from flooded cave will leave hospital on Thursday

Thai boys rescued from flooded cave will leave hospital on Thursday

Health of all 12 youngsters and their coach has improved, says government ministerTwelve Thai boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are recovering well and will be
'Well below par': protesting paraglider flies over Trump’s Scotland resort - video

'Well below par': protesting paraglider flies over Trump’s Scotland resort - video

A paraglider has flown over Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort in Scotland. The Greenpeace protester was trailing a banner saying: 'Trump: well below par'. Police are currently searching for the
Nancy Sinatra Sr dies aged 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr dies aged 101

Nancy Barbato was the first of the singer’s four wives and the mother of his three childrenNancy Sinatra Sr, the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the
London man charged over fatal stabbing of teenage girl

London man charged over fatal stabbing of teenage girl

Oluwaseyi Dada, 21, to face manslaughter charge after girl, 17, killed in Camberwell A 21-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after a teenage girl was fatally stabbed. Oluwaseyi Dada, of
Thousands protest across Scotland as Trump plays golf

Thousands protest across Scotland as Trump plays golf

Marchers stream through Edinburgh and group chants ‘no racist USA’ in Ayrshire Thousands of people have protested on the streets of Edinburgh against Donald Trump’s visit to the UK as the US president
African Anti-Corruption Day is a call to action | Muhammadu Buhari

African Anti-Corruption Day is a call to action | Muhammadu Buhari

The absence of accountability has allowed people to steal with impunity, making Africans poor when they should be richThe mark of African political leadership has too often been characterised by the
I was mugged on holiday. Don’t make the mistakes I made | Patrick Collinson

I was mugged on holiday. Don’t make the mistakes I made | Patrick Collinson

I’d just written about holiday money but hadn’t reckoned on the gangs that target touristsIt happened within an hour of arriving at Barcelona airport – and just a day after I had filed a piece on
Is Tom Steyer the progressive answer to the Koch brothers?

Is Tom Steyer the progressive answer to the Koch brothers?

The former hedge fund manager wants to impeach Trump and is putting his money where his mouth is. It sounds like a leftwing dream … but is he plotting his own White House run?Tom Steyer is a
Country diary: no sanctuary for hunted partridge at Melangell’s church

Country diary: no sanctuary for hunted partridge at Melangell’s church

Llangynog, Powys: This shrine for a patron saint of wild creatures lies at the centre of a shooting estate Pennant Melangell lies two miles up the narrow road, hazel-hedged, thronged with coveys of
'We don't know how it worked': the inside story of the Thai cave rescue

'We don't know how it worked': the inside story of the Thai cave rescue

Rescuers describe the doubts and pressures that assailed them as they pulled 12 boys and their coach to safetyIn the end it was a textbook rescue operation. Divers managed to carry, pull and at times
MP Daryl Maguire urged to quit after tapes reveal he sought property deal payments

MP Daryl Maguire urged to quit after tapes reveal he sought property deal payments

NSW opposition says former Liberal party MP shouldn’t be allowed to remain on the crossbench as ‘a lame duck wrongdoer’The New South Wales opposition has called on a state MP to resign from politics
Microsoft calls for facial recognition technology rules given 'potential for abuse'

Microsoft calls for facial recognition technology rules given 'potential for abuse'

President Brad Smith warns authorities might track, investigate or arrest people based on flawed evidenceMicrosoft has called for facial recognition technology to be regulated by government, with for
US indicts 12 Russians for hacking DNC emails during the 2016 election

US indicts 12 Russians for hacking DNC emails during the 2016 election

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein announces that 12 individuals have been charged as part of the investigation into Russian interferenceA dozen Russians were criminally charged on Friday with
Terminally ill boy, five, writes own obituary: 'See ya later, suckas!'

Terminally ill boy, five, writes own obituary: 'See ya later, suckas!'

Garrett Matthias, who died of a rare cancer, had a hand in authoring unique obit now garnering attention in US A unique memorial service set for Garrett Matthias, a five-year-old from central Iowa, is
Canada's Hudson's Bay store drops Ivanka Trump fashion line

Canada's Hudson's Bay store drops Ivanka Trump fashion line

Country’s oldest department store says it will be ‘phasing out this brand through the fall based on its performance’Canada’s oldest department store has dropped the Ivanka Trump fashion line from its