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Trump is teetering – and tweeting – on a high wire with Syria crisis

Trump is teetering – and tweeting – on a high wire with Syria crisis

Donald Trump’s increasingly bizarre and unpredictable behaviour has created a new international circus, and this week it came to SyriaTrump apologists claim everything is planned. So when the US
Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

How close the world is to a catastrophic collapse of giant ocean currents is unknown, making halting global warming more critical than ever, scientists saySerious disruption to the Gulf Stream ocean
Google loses landmark 'right to be forgotten' case

Google loses landmark 'right to be forgotten' case

Businessman wins legal action to force removal of search results about past convictionA businessman has won his legal action to remove search results about a criminal conviction in a landmark “right
UN agency chief under pressure to quit over handling of sexual assault inquiry

UN agency chief under pressure to quit over handling of sexual assault inquiry

Head of UNAids faces scrutiny after agency’s ‘deeply disturbing and tone-deaf’ response to allegations about former deputy The director of UNAids, Michel Sidibé, is facing calls to resign over his
Russia tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack, UK dossier claims

Russia tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack, UK dossier claims

Previously classified intelligence about poisoning of former Russian spy sent to NatoRussia had tested whether door handles could be used to deliver nerve agents and had targeted the email accounts of
Moscow court bans Telegram messaging app

Moscow court bans Telegram messaging app

Ruling comes after company refuses to allow Russian security services to access user dataA Moscow court has banned the popular Telegram messaging app, in a landmark decision that moves Russia a step
Surf, sand and sunset skylines: Australian cities on Instagram

Surf, sand and sunset skylines: Australian cities on Instagram

Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra and Sydney have Instagram presences as distinct as their charactersSee the whole Australian cities week series hereAustralia is one of
Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of Alfie Evan's life support

Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of Alfie Evan's life support

Demonstration comes after high court judge endorsed an end-of-life care plan for seriously ill toddler Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a hospital in Liverpool to protest against the decision
Trump would reconsider TPP trade pact on 'better' terms – business live

Trump would reconsider TPP trade pact on 'better' terms – business live

As tensions over Syria ease, trade and US bank earnings are in focus 9.27am BST Paul Donovan, global chief economist at UBS Wealth Management, has sent us his thoughts on trade.US president Trump
Syria crisis: UK calls Russia's Douma chemical attack claim 'ludicrous' – live

Syria crisis: UK calls Russia's Douma chemical attack claim 'ludicrous' – live

Follow live updates as the Labour leader calls for a UN-led investigation into Syria after the cabinet backed Theresa May’s warning that Assad’s use of chemical weapons should not go
May urged to apologise to Commonwealth for UK's 'historic wrongs'

May urged to apologise to Commonwealth for UK's 'historic wrongs'

Labour’s Emily Thornberry says PM should say sorry for past mistakes of Britain overseasTheresa May should apologise to Commonwealth leaders for past failures by the British government, the shadow
Comey book likens Trump to mafia boss 'untethered to truth'

Comey book likens Trump to mafia boss 'untethered to truth'

Ex-FBI director’s book A Higher Loyalty – seen by the Guardian – calls president ‘unethical’ and compares presidency to a ‘forest fire’The former FBI director James Comey denounces Donald Trump as
Canadian town's effort to rename 'Swastika Trail' street goes to court

Canadian town's effort to rename 'Swastika Trail' street goes to court

Case of street named in the 1920s divides Ontario town of Puslinch, as some condemn offensive symbol and others say it’s part of historyA street named Swastika Trail has sparked a polarising debate in
Design of national energy guarantee revealed, but key details omitted

Design of national energy guarantee revealed, but key details omitted

Exclusive: technical framework of scheme outlined for first time in a 54-page document circulated by the Energy Security BoardA document outlining the design principles of the Coalition’s national
'Sleepwalking into the future': readers' responses to Australian cities week

'Sleepwalking into the future': readers' responses to Australian cities week

From Melbourne’s overcrowding issues to Adelaide’s gutsy success story, here’s what you said about the state of Australia’s cities“Growth is the conversation Melburnians are having – or want to have,”
'The best in the world': a love letter to Australia's public pools

'The best in the world': a love letter to Australia's public pools

Tracing his conversion from pool refusnik to aquatic evangelist, Benjamin Law asks: is swimming the Australian version of baptism?In Australia, you’re expected to just know how to swim. It makes
Philippines: Duterte threatens to arrest International Criminal Court​ prosecutor

Philippines: Duterte threatens to arrest International Criminal Court​ prosecutor

President hits out at what he calls international effort to paint him as ‘ruthless and heartless violator of human rights’Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest an international
How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage

How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage

Some economists say it should be raised. Others say it’s already too high. But what if both sides are missing the point? By Peter C BakerNo idea in economics provokes more furious argument than the
The Mumbai creche that means toddlers aren't left home alone | Priti Salian

The Mumbai creche that means toddlers aren't left home alone | Priti Salian

Construction sites in India that provide daycare are allowing cash-strapped families to build their children a futureReshma Rathod wakes at dawn and rustles up a quick breakfast of rice with peanuts,
Mexican drug kingpin behind DEA murder added to FBI most-wanted list

Mexican drug kingpin behind DEA murder added to FBI most-wanted list

Rafael Caro Quintero served 28 years in Mexico for killing of Enrique ‘Kike’ Camarena but was released on a technicality in 2017A veteran drug kingpin convicted over the murder of a DEA agent and then