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EU concerned over detention of human rights lawyer in Iran

EU concerned over detention of human rights lawyer in Iran

Nasrin Sotoudeh faces charges such as espionage as Tehran continues to stifle dissentThe European Union has expressed serious concerns about the continuing detention of Nasrin Sotoudeh, the prominent
Lancashire man pleads guilty to infecting two women with HIV

Lancashire man pleads guilty to infecting two women with HIV

Aaron Sutcliffe, of Fleetwood, admits he maliciously infected two sexual partnersA Lancashire man has pleaded guilty to infecting two women with HIV.Aaron Sutcliffe, 29, of Fleetwood, admitted
Hottest of 'ultra-hot' planets is so hot its air contains vaporised metal

Hottest of 'ultra-hot' planets is so hot its air contains vaporised metal

The temperature on Kelt-9b is 4,000C and its atmosphere contains iron and titanium vapours, say astronomersNew observations of the hottest known planet have revealed temperatures similar to those
Diversity of responses to Israel boycott movement | Letters

Diversity of responses to Israel boycott movement | Letters

Readers react to a long read article on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movementThanks so much for running Nathan Thrall’s comprehensive article on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement
Brazil's Lula launches presidential bid from jail as thousands march in support

Brazil's Lula launches presidential bid from jail as thousands march in support

Lula plans to run again but judges say corruption conviction makes him ineligible – opening door to far-right Jair BolsonaroAs thousands of his supporters rallied in Brazil’s capital city on
US women’s rights campaigner accused of sexual harassment

US women’s rights campaigner accused of sexual harassment

Eminent sociologist Michael Kimmel steps down from board of gender equality campaign groupAn eminent sociologist and high profile women’s rights campaigner has stepped down indefinitely from the board
'It was like being in a film': ex-footballer on surviving Genoa bridge collapse – audio

'It was like being in a film': ex-footballer on surviving Genoa bridge collapse – audio

Davide Capello, formerly a goalkeeper for the Serie A side Cagliari, recalls the moment he plummeted to the ground in his car as Morandi Bridge collapsed. Capello, who remained conscious throughout
Eat, sleep and respect the ball: inside Barcelona’s modern La Masia | Jamie Fahey

Eat, sleep and respect the ball: inside Barcelona’s modern La Masia | Jamie Fahey

The famous residential farmhouse that helped nurture Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta has been replaced but the emphasis on football perfection remainsThe dimly lit, studiously grey lecture room
Bill banning sale of homes to foreigners attacked in New Zealand parliament - video

Bill banning sale of homes to foreigners attacked in New Zealand parliament - video

The New Zealand government passed legislation on Wednesday which bans most foreigners who do not live in the country from buying existing homes, in an attempt to bring down house prices'Tenants on our
With 676 counter-terror investigations, how do police focus resources?

With 676 counter-terror investigations, how do police focus resources?

In wake of Westminster incident, huge number of live cases raises questions over best way to prevent attacksThe investigation into the alleged terror attack outside parliament is one of hundreds being
Kabul suicide bomber kills 48 at education centre

Kabul suicide bomber kills 48 at education centre

Bomber on foot blows himself up at an education centre in Afghan capitalAt least 48 people have died after a suicide bomber targeted an education centre in a minority Shia area of western Kabul, in
EU rebuffs idea of escalating Brexit talks to leaders' summit

EU rebuffs idea of escalating Brexit talks to leaders' summit

Officials dismiss hopes that May could break deadlock by negotiating with states directly European officials have poured cold water on hopes that Theresa May could negotiate Brexit with other EU
Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge

Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge

Ankara officials will channel money ‘into Turkey’s financial markets and banks’Turkey’s beleagured currency has bounced back from record lows after Qatar pledged to shore up the banking sector’s shaky
This woman could be the US's first transgender governor – video

This woman could be the US's first transgender governor – video

Christine Hallquist won the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Vermont on Tuesday night with 48% of the vote. Hallquist is one of at least 40 transgender candidates standing for election in the
Father and son cleared of stealing champagne from Fortnum & Mason

Father and son cleared of stealing champagne from Fortnum & Mason

Douglas and Jack Vallender found not guilty of taking eight bottles from London storeA father and son have been cleared by a court of stealing eight bottles of champagne worth £348 from Fortnum &
Wednesday's best photos: confetti and a robotic flying fox

Wednesday's best photos: confetti and a robotic flying fox

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
Punk's not dead? How Vans Warped tour jumped the shark

Punk's not dead? How Vans Warped tour jumped the shark

The festival defined noughties pop-punk and united America’s outcasts – but as it shuts for ever, we ask: did it fail to champion diversity?The sun is blazing mercilessly in Columbia, Maryland, on a
A no-deal Brexit will be a disaster for the UK’s young people | Franz Fischler

A no-deal Brexit will be a disaster for the UK’s young people | Franz Fischler

In all the drama of the Brexit negotiations, I fear for the next generation. We can’t take vital cultural connections for grantedThe catastrophic economic consequences of a hard Brexit for the UK and
Child drownings in Germany linked to parents' phone ‘fixation’

Child drownings in Germany linked to parents' phone ‘fixation’

Lifeguards warn parents to put phones away, after more than 300 people drowned this yearGerman lifeguards have issued a warning that a growing number of child drownings this summer are linked to their
Austria rejects Afghan's asylum bid because he 'did not act or dress gay'

Austria rejects Afghan's asylum bid because he 'did not act or dress gay'

Teenager fearing persecution has claim rejected as official did not believe he was gayAn Afghan teenager who said he feared being persecuted in his home country for being gay has had his asylum