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Russians protest over pension age rise announced during World Cup

Russians protest over pension age rise announced during World Cup

Authorities accused of trying to bury unpopular news amid tournament euphoriaRussians demonstrated in cities across the country on Sunday in protest at a rise in the pension age. The rallies,
Trump anti-abortion supreme court pick 'not acceptable', says Collins

Trump anti-abortion supreme court pick 'not acceptable', says Collins

Democrats hope Maine Republican may defect in confirmationOpinion: Trump’s position on abortion is disdain for womenAs battle lines are drawn for the coming fight over Donald Trump’s second supreme
British Council accused of censorship over Bahamas exhibition

British Council accused of censorship over Bahamas exhibition

Council removed its logo from the show’s catalogue, saying its material was too politicalThe cultural diplomacy arm of the Foreign Office has become embroiled in controversy in the Bahamas where it
Grant Denyer wins Gold Logie amid Bert Newton 'mentoring' controversy

Grant Denyer wins Gold Logie amid Bert Newton 'mentoring' controversy

TV presenter wins top award as entertainer is under fire for remark in #MeToo eraGrant Denyer has won the Gold Logie at the 60th annual Logie awards on the Gold Coast. Denyer beat Nine’s A Current
Thousands attend Simone Veil's burial in Paris Panthéon

Thousands attend Simone Veil's burial in Paris Panthéon

Revered politician only fourth woman to be honoured in her own right with hero’s burialThousands gathered in Paris on Sunday to pay tribute to Simone Veil, the Holocaust survivor and women’s rights
Girl dies after bouncy castle incident in Norfolk

Girl dies after bouncy castle incident in Norfolk

Child died after apparently being thrown from inflatable at Gorleston beach, police sayA girl has died after apparently being thrown from a bouncy castle on a beach, Norfolk police have said. Officers
Notorious thief flees Paris jail by helicopter

Notorious thief flees Paris jail by helicopter

Rédoine Faïd, once France’s most wanted man, broke out in minutes, aided by armed menA notorious thief who was once France’s most wanted man pulled off a jailbreak on Sunday, fleeing a prison in the
Independence, Missouri: tribalism, the flag and 4 July in the age of Trump

Independence, Missouri: tribalism, the flag and 4 July in the age of Trump

In a small midwestern town, memories of President Harry Truman fuel hope for a brighter American futureIt’s so omnipresent, you longer notice it. On poles outside the historic courthouse and a nearby
Eccentric automaton artworks on show at Warwickshire gallery

Eccentric automaton artworks on show at Warwickshire gallery

Scores of mechanical toys include a tiny Fabergé elephant owned by the QueenDespite competition from scores of rival mechanical toys and artworks, including a crow that reads all the rejection letters
Far-right marchers clash with anti-fascists in Portland – video

Far-right marchers clash with anti-fascists in Portland – video

A riot was declared in downtown Portland, Oregon on Saturday evening, as the city's worst protest violence of the Trump era erupted.More than 150 supporters of the far-right Patriot Prayer group
Australia's high electricity prices the 'new normal', report says

Australia's high electricity prices the 'new normal', report says

Grattan Institute says problem can be fixed with bipartisan energy and climate change policy that encourages new investmentAustralia’s high wholesale electricity prices are the “new normal” and
'Vilified too long': Teachers' unions fight back after supreme court ruling

'Vilified too long': Teachers' unions fight back after supreme court ruling

In Pennsylvania, organizers go door-to-door to make a personal case for educators as a court decision threatens union fundingGunshots ring out from the nearby hunting range across the railroad tracks
Is Trump really winning? The truth about the president's popularity

Is Trump really winning? The truth about the president's popularity

US voters remain deeply skeptical of political polling, but Trump’s approval rating so far has been ‘incredibly stable’Abolish Ice? Trump taunts Democrats over midterm prospectsSix hundred days after
Film-maker defends use of footage shot by al-Qaida terrorists

Film-maker defends use of footage shot by al-Qaida terrorists

Path of Blood uses raw extracts from 500 hours of video seized at jihadist training campA Bafta-winning film-maker has defended his decision to make a documentary using video footage taken by jihadist
Riot in Portland as far-right marchers clash with anti-fascists

Riot in Portland as far-right marchers clash with anti-fascists

Police use pepper spray and non-lethal ammunition on rival protesters after rallyA riot was declared in downtown Portland, Oregon on Saturday evening as the city exploded into its worst protest
Met Office issues first thunderstorm warning as heatwave continues

Met Office issues first thunderstorm warning as heatwave continues

Parts of England and Wales could see torrential rain and hail, forecasters sayThe Met Office has issued its first ever weather warning for thunderstorms - with torrential showers and hail possible in
Paris honours savoir-faire of fashion favourite Sonia Rykiel

Paris honours savoir-faire of fashion favourite Sonia Rykiel

The 50th anniversary show distills the late designer’s style, artistic heir Julie de Libran says Mention the name Sonia Rykiel and you think of the French designer’s geometric red bob, striped
Celebrity chef Neil Perry denies Rockpool staff underpaid

Celebrity chef Neil Perry denies Rockpool staff underpaid

Perry responds to claims his restaurant empire is ripping off migrant workers after Fairfax reported some chefs earn $15 an hour The celebrity chef Neil Perry has hit back at claims his restaurant
Protesters stopped as Hong Kong marks China handover

Protesters stopped as Hong Kong marks China handover

Police intervene to protect flag-raising ceremony attended by territory’s leader Carrie Lam Police in Hong Kong stopped about 20 pro-democracy protesters from getting near a flag-raising ceremony
‘Taps aff’: the native Glaswegians’ response to a heatwave

‘Taps aff’: the native Glaswegians’ response to a heatwave

The removal of outer garments is de rigueur in the city during an unbroken spell of high temperaturesA distinctive temperature scale seems to have evolved in Glasgow caused by recent extreme UK