Nothing was found on your request

The Guardian: World News: news on page 862

Brussels criticised for delays in banning toxic chemicals

Brussels criticised for delays in banning toxic chemicals

European commission’s inaction is putting people’s health at risk, law firm saysPeople’s health is being put at risk by Brussels’ slow response to the use of dangerous chemicals, according to a
Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs

Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs

Danish-Canadian urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen busts some common myths and shows how the bicycle has the potential to transform cities around the worldCopenhagenize is published by Island
Activists channel Martin Luther King with new national climate campaign

Activists channel Martin Luther King with new national climate campaign

The Poor People’s Campaign, which revived King’s anti-poverty efforts, is taking a modern focus on the environment after the Flint crisisThe Poor People’s Campaign’s attempt to stage a “moral revival”
History of US-North Korea deals shows hard part is making them stick

History of US-North Korea deals shows hard part is making them stick

Singapore summit follows series of agreements torpedoed by mistrust and unkept promisesIt is Donald Trump’s recurring boast that with the Singapore summit with Kim Jong-un, he has succeeded in
Trump-Kim summit: meet the negotiators

Trump-Kim summit: meet the negotiators

Key officials from North Korea and the US have a mixture of experience and approaches As Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare for their historic summit in Singapore, both leaders have brought a host
Gay asylum seeker faces deportation from UK to Nigeria

Gay asylum seeker faces deportation from UK to Nigeria

Adeniyi Raji’s case just one of rising number from countries outlawing homosexualityA Nigerian asylum seeker who fled to Britain to avoid prosecution for being gay is facing deportation after being
Germany and France close gap on UK for foreign investment

Germany and France close gap on UK for foreign investment

Brexit concerns making global investors more reluctant to invest in Britain, EY findsThe UK remains Europe’s top destination for inward investment, but its star is waning as Brexit uncertainty allows
Are debt crises in Argentina and Turkey a global warning sign?

Are debt crises in Argentina and Turkey a global warning sign?

We should not be complacent about the risks a recession could pose to advanced economiesAre brewing exchange rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey localised events without broader implications?
North Korea summit: US president says 'we will be fine' as meeting nears

North Korea summit: US president says 'we will be fine' as meeting nears

Assurance comes after Mike Pompeo says Trump will offer Kim security guarantees that go further than 2005 agreement• Trump-Kim summit: Singapore meeting between US and North Korean leaders nears -
Barricades draw battle lines over Nicaragua's revolutionary heritage

Barricades draw battle lines over Nicaragua's revolutionary heritage

The barriers that have sprung up as part of the uprising against Daniel Ortega’s government present an image rich in associationsAt Nicaragua’s oldest university, resistance is the new
Jay Weatherill 'embarrassed' after broken leg triggers rescue operation

Jay Weatherill 'embarrassed' after broken leg triggers rescue operation

Former South Australian premier carried through national park after breaking leg while bushwalkingThe former South Australian premier Jay Weatherill says he is feeling “more than a little embarrassed”
How India is winning the fight to end child branding

How India is winning the fight to end child branding

When a traditional healer burned hot clay into the chest of two-year-old Kushbu Lal, she died. Now moves are afoot to criminalise a practice that continues to cost livesJamna Lal shifts uncomfortably
'Kim Jong-um': the North Korean dictator's doppelgänger - in pictures

'Kim Jong-um': the North Korean dictator's doppelgänger - in pictures

As the world awaits the historic summit between Donald Trump, and Kim Jong-un, one man has risen to prominence for his impressions of the North Korean leader. Hong Kong-based Howard X maintains that
Trump is a bully who thought Canada was weak. He was wrong about us | Jen Gerson

Trump is a bully who thought Canada was weak. He was wrong about us | Jen Gerson

The president’s temper tantrum shows Canada can’t trust its closest ally – and we’ll go to the wall for our overpriced cheese if it becomes a point of national self-respectIt was, by all accounts, a
Trump and Kim arrive in Singapore for North Korea summit – video

Trump and Kim arrive in Singapore for North Korea summit – video

US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrive in Singapore for Tuesday's summit. North Korea’s state media said on Monday the pair would discuss a 'permanent and durable
'Special place in hell' for Trudeau, says Trump's trade adviser - video

'Special place in hell' for Trudeau, says Trump's trade adviser - video

President Donald Trump's trade adviser says: 'There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in
Guatemala volcano: woman searches for 50 buried relatives

Guatemala volcano: woman searches for 50 buried relatives

Eufemia Garcia saw her family, including children and grandson, engulfed by ash and lava Eufemia Garcia watched in horror as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano sent scalding ash and gas surging over her home a
North Korea summit explainer: the people, problems and possibilities

North Korea summit explainer: the people, problems and possibilities

The event will be historic but the path to a meaningful agreement is strewn with obstaclesThe on-again off-again summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place on 12
Lack of data hampers Theresa May's efforts on racial inequality

Lack of data hampers Theresa May's efforts on racial inequality

Public services failing to collect ethnicity data, equality committee saysTheresa May’s efforts to tackle racial disparity in public services are being hampered by poor data-gathering in Whitehall,
Converting bad fat to good fat: a new means of tackling obesity

Converting bad fat to good fat: a new means of tackling obesity

Scientists develop a method of turning white fat to brown fat, which burns calories fasterScientists have developed a radical approach to treating obesity in which “bad” white fat is converted into