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'Lynching is color-line murder': the blistering speech denouncing America's shame

'Lynching is color-line murder': the blistering speech denouncing America's shame

The pioneering African American investigative reporter Ida B Wells gave this impassioned speech at the 1909 National Negro ConferenceThe lynching record for a quarter of a century merits the
A minibus ride like no other: Nairobi's matatu culture - in pictures

A minibus ride like no other: Nairobi's matatu culture - in pictures

Beloved by young and old alike, the matatu minibuses of Kenya, known for blaring out loud music, have become increasingly extravagant in their design. The privately owned taxis have evolved from being
Malaria on the march along the Thai-Myanmar border – in pictures

Malaria on the march along the Thai-Myanmar border – in pictures

In the absence of a vaccine that works, and against a backdrop of growing drug resistance and dwindling financial support, the global decline in malaria cases has stalled. Physician Alex Kumar visited
How the NAACP fought lynching  – by using the racists' own pictures against them

How the NAACP fought lynching  – by using the racists' own pictures against them

Photographs of the brutal 1916 killing of a black man in Waco, Texas, became a powerful tool in the hands of the civil rights organizationNote that graphic images of lynchings are included in this
Merkel faces tough White House trade talks as Macron a hard act to follow

Merkel faces tough White House trade talks as Macron a hard act to follow

German chancellor will come armed with facts to avert a trade war but the impulsive US leader is unlikely to be swayedAngela Merkel travels to Washington on Friday armed with binders of facts and
Why is violent crime on the rise – and who is most at risk?

Why is violent crime on the rise – and who is most at risk?

Knife and gun crime has surged in England and Wales, but the causes and solutions are unclearReports of violence, stabbings and murders have hit the headlines in recent months, with daily occurrences
'Lives will be lost': 700,000 Rohingya face cyclone season under tarpaulin

'Lives will be lost': 700,000 Rohingya face cyclone season under tarpaulin

As the monsoon rains start in Bangladesh, there are grave concerns for refugeesFor 14 terrifying days, Nabil Alam, his wife and nine children trudged through the jungles of northern Myanmar to reach
North and South Korean leaders shake hands at the border – video

North and South Korean leaders shake hands at the border – video

In a historic moment, Kim Jong-un and the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, come face to face at the demilitarised zone Continue reading...
Banking royal commission: Westpac, AMP and CBA may have breached Corporations Act – live

Banking royal commission: Westpac, AMP and CBA may have breached Corporations Act – live

Spotlight turns to ANZ and its financial advice groups 7.18am BST Turning to Dover Financial and to Terry McMaster - who collapsed while giving evidence yesterday - Orr says the three cases examined
Korea summit: Trump hails 'end of the Korean war' - as it happened

Korea summit: Trump hails 'end of the Korean war' - as it happened

Kim Jong-un and the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, have come face to face at the inter-Korean meeting in the demilitarised zone. Follow all the developments and reaction with our live
Police used genealogy sites to match DNA of Golden State Killer suspect

Police used genealogy sites to match DNA of Golden State Killer suspect

Investigation raises questions about privacy on sites that help reconstruct family trees through genetic dataSacramento investigators tracked down the Golden State Killer by comparing the suspect’s
Fracking may have caused South Korean earthquake – study

Fracking may have caused South Korean earthquake – study

Researchers analysed data from November quake and found main shock occurred near fracking siteOne of South Korea’s largest earthquakes on record may have been caused by hydraulic fracturing – or
Rail passengers pay price for broken franchising system, say MPs

Rail passengers pay price for broken franchising system, say MPs

Department for Transport accused in report of not learning lessons from previous failuresThe rail franchising system is broken and passengers are paying the price, a cross-party committee of MPs has
Amazon doubles quarterly profits to $1.6bn – and hikes annual cost of Prime

Amazon doubles quarterly profits to $1.6bn – and hikes annual cost of Prime

Company announces cost of Prime subscription will increase $20 to $119 for US customers, after share price soars to record high of $1,625As Amazon reported that it had more than doubled its profits to
Recycling crisis: federal government to push states for solution

Recycling crisis: federal government to push states for solution

Josh Frydenberg will seek agreement at meeting of environment ministers for a national stocktake of recycling• Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningThe Turnbull
Australia needs tough cop to fight wage theft, Sally McManus says

Australia needs tough cop to fight wage theft, Sally McManus says

ACTU secretary says Fair Work Commission is ‘under-resourced and conflicted’ • Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Unions want the Fair Work Commission to be given
Trump administration under fire for not contributing to Syria donors conference

Trump administration under fire for not contributing to Syria donors conference

While the conference fell $5bn short of the UN target, the state department said the US remained the biggest funder of humanitarian effortsThe Trump administration is under fire for contributing

Cosby verdict: the 'trial revealed the real Bill Cosby' – video

After the Bill Cosby verdict, Montgomery district attorney Kevin Steele said: 'he used his celebrity. He used his wealth. He used his network of supporters to help him conceal his crimes. And now we
Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial in milestone for #MeToo era

Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial in milestone for #MeToo era

Comedian, 80, faces possible 15 to 30 years in prison after trial Verdict in 2004 incident follows dozens of accusations against CosbyIn a verdict that seemed destined to stand as a major milestone in
Amber Rudd's 10 days of contrition for Windrush scandal

Amber Rudd's 10 days of contrition for Windrush scandal

A four-apology bonanza seems to have staved off the home secretary’s personal crisis – for nowBy the time she stood up on Thursday to make her fourth apology for the Windrush fiasco in the space of 10