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Toxic 'red tide' algae bloom is killing Florida wildlife and menacing tourism

Toxic 'red tide' algae bloom is killing Florida wildlife and menacing tourism

This year 267 tons of marine life, including thousands of small fish and 72 Goliath groupers, have washed up along 150 miles of the Gulf Coast from the unrelenting bloomWith its long, white, sandy
BDS: how a controversial non-violent movement has transformed the Israeli-Palestinian debate

BDS: how a controversial non-violent movement has transformed the Israeli-Palestinian debate

Israel sees the international boycott campaign as an existential threat to the Jewish state. Palestinians regard it as their last resort. By Nathan Thrall The movement for Boycott, Divestment and
New Zealand to consider miscarriage leave for parents in bid to tackle 'taboo' subject

New Zealand to consider miscarriage leave for parents in bid to tackle 'taboo' subject

Women and their partners could be entitled to three days of paid bereavement leave after a miscarriage or stillbirthA bill legislating three days’ paid bereavement leave for women and their partners
Trump fails to mention John McCain at signing of defence bill named after him

Trump fails to mention John McCain at signing of defence bill named after him

President lauds spending bill but does not mention war veteran – who is sick with brain cancerDonald Trump has snubbed Senator John McCain, who has brain cancer and is seriously ill, by failing to
Niger suppresses dissent as US leads influx of foreign armies

Niger suppresses dissent as US leads influx of foreign armies

The western presence in one of the most militarised countries in Africa has sparked frustration and fear in localsThe demonstration was planned for 4pm on 15 April, a warm Sunday afternoon in the
Cornel West on Q&A: 'Donald Trump is a gangster' – video

Cornel West on Q&A: 'Donald Trump is a gangster' – video

With his fiery brand of oratory, the philosopher and activist speaks about the decaying soul of the United States under a Trump presidency. The Australian Liberal senator Eric Abetz rejects West's
Fraser Anning: criticism of 'final solution' wording a bid to shut down debate – as it happened

Fraser Anning: criticism of 'final solution' wording a bid to shut down debate – as it happened

Crossbencher condemned for calling for plebiscite on Muslim immigration in his maiden Senate speech. All the day’s events, live 11.22am BST Just in case I have to fact-check Fraser Anning’s speech for
Biggest loser? Tongan PM challenges Pacific leaders to weight-loss battle

Biggest loser? Tongan PM challenges Pacific leaders to weight-loss battle

Unusual initiative aims to galvanise citizens of Pacific nations, which have highest obesity rates in the world The prime minister of Tonga has urged fellow leaders of Pacific nations to join the
Gui Minhai: doctors visit kidnapped Hong Kong bookseller in China

Gui Minhai: doctors visit kidnapped Hong Kong bookseller in China

Swedish foreign minister welcomes medical help for publisher who may have neurological conditionChina has allowed a Swedish doctor to examine publisher Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swede who vanished
Uncle of Trump adviser Stephen Miller voices 'horror' at immigration policies

Uncle of Trump adviser Stephen Miller voices 'horror' at immigration policies

David Glosser says despite family ties, he cannot justify keeping silent about ‘virtual kidnapping of thousands of children’Donald Trump’s senior adviser Stephen Miller has been publicly savaged by
Vienna named world's most liveable city as Melbourne loses crown

Vienna named world's most liveable city as Melbourne loses crown

Vienna ends Australian city’s winning streak due to downgraded threat of militant attacks and low crime rate Melbourne has been dislodged by Vienna for the first time at the top of the Economist
Life without evenings: the people left behind by South Korea's war on overwork

Life without evenings: the people left behind by South Korea's war on overwork

Those working irregular hours forced to take second or even third jobs after work week cut from 68 to 52 hoursKim Jeong-cheol wakes up every morning at 6am to deliver packages to Seoul’s wealthier
Q&A: Trump branded a 'gangster' whose vision of America is triumphing

Q&A: Trump branded a 'gangster' whose vision of America is triumphing

Eric Abetz says Australian attempts to reduce emissions won’t make ‘one scintilla of difference’ to climate changeThe philosopher and activist Cornel West has labelled the US president, Donald Trump,
Don't blame wildfires on climate change – it's environmentalists' fault, says Zinke

Don't blame wildfires on climate change – it's environmentalists' fault, says Zinke

US interior secretary Ryan Zinke blames environmentalists for the devastation in California and calls for an increase in loggingThe US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, has blamed environmentalists for
Frydenberg wins backing to take Neg to party room as Abbott brands policy a 'crock'

Frydenberg wins backing to take Neg to party room as Abbott brands policy a 'crock'

Tony Abbott, Craig Kelly and Ken O’Dowd unhappy as committee votes for scheme to be considered at meetingJosh Frydenberg has secured the backing of a majority of the voting members of the government’s
Golden State Killer: new murder charge brings number of victims in case to 13

Golden State Killer: new murder charge brings number of victims in case to 13

Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo charged with murder of teacher who was protecting his child, authorities sayProsecutors added another murder charge on Monday against a California serial killing
Florida man charged over shooting in 'stand your ground' case

Florida man charged over shooting in 'stand your ground' case

Michael Drejka charged with manslaughter Police initially declined to arrest him due to self-defense ruleA Florida man has been charged with manslaughter for a July shooting during an argument over a
Dozens injured after coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Dozens injured after coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Three people have been hospitalised, with 38 more treated for minor injuriesMore than 40 people have been hurt after a coach overturned on the M25 near Swanley in Kent.Minor injuries were sustained by
Muslim leaders urge May to launch inquiry into Tory party Islamophobia

Muslim leaders urge May to launch inquiry into Tory party Islamophobia

Muslim Council of Britain tells PM to act after Boris Johnson’s ‘dehumanising’ commentsThe Muslim Council of Britain has urged Theresa May to launch an independent inquiry into Islamophobia in the
Turkish lira record low ripples through global currency markets

Turkish lira record low ripples through global currency markets

Peso and rand become knock-on casualties of Turkey’s currency slide after lira falls 8% against the dollarA fresh plunge in the Turkish lira sent tremors through global currency markets on Monday,