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Samsung's $2,000 Galaxy Fold changes the smartphone game

Samsung's $2,000 Galaxy Fold changes the smartphone game

Folding tablet hybrid shows Asia, not US or Europe, is leading the way in innovationSamsung has placed its stake in the ground with its Galaxy Fold smartphone-tablet folding phone that is spectacular
‘It’s not just doing the worm’: breakdancing could become Olympic sport in 2024

‘It’s not just doing the worm’: breakdancing could become Olympic sport in 2024

• IOC to make decision for Paris 2024 by December 2020 • Karate, squash, billiard sports and chess rejectedBreakdancing pioneer Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon, who as leader of the US hip-hop group Rock
Vatican abuse summit shines light on long fight for justice

Vatican abuse summit shines light on long fight for justice

As bishops and cardinals gather in Rome, one man tells of his years-long attempt to see his alleged abuser put on trialIn early February, Arturo Borrelli handcuffed himself to a pole in front of the
The hair-raising hipsters of Baghdad – in pictures

The hair-raising hipsters of Baghdad – in pictures

You see these gravity-defying quiffs everywhere in Iraq’s capital: on reception staff in the secure hotels, on waiters in cafes and on the youths who gather in Zawra amusement park on Friday
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review – bright spark saves the day

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review – bright spark saves the day

Chiwetel Ejiofor directs and stars in the inspiring real-life story of a teenager who brings electricity to his village in MalawiChiwetel Ejiofor has made his debut as writer-director, and the result
Extreme fasting: how Silicon Valley is rebranding eating disorders

Extreme fasting: how Silicon Valley is rebranding eating disorders

The obsession with fasting overlaps with a trend for what is often termed ‘biohacking’ – the idea that your body is a system that can be quantified and optimized Eating is so last season; these days
Zoo condemned for giving visitors chance to play tug-of-war with a lion

Zoo condemned for giving visitors chance to play tug-of-war with a lion

Thousands sign petition to stop Dartmoor zoo charging £15 for experience of taking on a big catA zoo has been condemned by animal rights campaigners who have said it was cruel to charge visitors £15
Tug-of-war with a lion? Dartmoor zoo offers 'cruel' challenge – video

Tug-of-war with a lion? Dartmoor zoo offers 'cruel' challenge – video

Visitors to Dartmoor zoo are being offered the opportunity to take part in its ‘human v beast’ challenge, with groups of people playing tug-of-war against a lion as it tries to wrestle meat attached
Obama on masculinity: 'You don't need eight women around you twerking' - video

Obama on masculinity: 'You don't need eight women around you twerking' - video

Barack Obama offered some advice on self-confidence to young men at an event hosted by his foundation in Oakland, California, on Tuesday.When asked by a member of the audience about his definition of
Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'

Report says few headlines sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and HaitiClimate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year,
Corbyn says Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain - politics live

Corbyn says Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain - politics live

Follow the day’s political developments as they happen including Labour leader’s trip to Brussels to discuss his alternative plans for BrexitExclusive: PM running down clock to force MPs into binary
‘Full of Liberal mates’: Labor accuses Coalition of 'stacking' tribunal

‘Full of Liberal mates’: Labor accuses Coalition of 'stacking' tribunal

Mark Dreyfus says the government has a ‘shameful record’ on appointments to the administrative appeals tribunal Labor has blasted the attorney general Christian Porter for appointing six former
Pope vows 'concrete' measures at child sexual abuse summit

Pope vows 'concrete' measures at child sexual abuse summit

Church must ‘listen to cry of little ones seeking justice’, says pontiff at Vatican conferencePope Francis has opened a landmark Vatican conference on the sexual abuse of children by priests, saying
Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galápagos

Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galápagos

Adult female discovered 113 years after only other living Chelonoidis phantasticus was foundA living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been
Antisemitism at worst levels since second world war, says Macron

Antisemitism at worst levels since second world war, says Macron

French president says his party will introduce legislation to combat hate speech onlineAntisemitism appears to have reached its worst levels since the second world war, Emmanuel Macron told Jewish
Birmingham murder inquiry opens after stabbing of boy, 16

Birmingham murder inquiry opens after stabbing of boy, 16

Incident in Small Heath area is city’s second fatal stabbing of a teenager in a weekA murder investigation has been launched after a schoolboy was killed in Birmingham – the second 16-year-old to be
Two senior Tories ready to resign if May fails to change Brexit direction

Two senior Tories ready to resign if May fails to change Brexit direction

Justine Greening and Dominic Grieve say they would not be able to support government under no deal• Follow all the day’s political developments - live updatesTwo senior Conservatives have said they
Chinese port bans imports of Australian coal, sending dollar tumbling

Chinese port bans imports of Australian coal, sending dollar tumbling

Dalian has blocked imports from China’s top supplier, Reuters reports, amid simmering diplomatic tension between Beijing and CanberraOne of China’s biggest ports has banned imports of Australian coal
'I came to Peru to survive': the Venezuelans migrating for HIV drugs | Dan Collyns

'I came to Peru to survive': the Venezuelans migrating for HIV drugs | Dan Collyns

Darwin Zerpa is among those who have fled to Peru to get the antiretrovirals he needs. Now he counsels others with the virusBy day it is one of Lima’s grandest squares. By night the Plaza San Martín
Benjamin Netanyahu strikes deal with hardline parties ahead of Israel elections

Benjamin Netanyahu strikes deal with hardline parties ahead of Israel elections

Prime minister reaches preliminary agreement with Jewish Home and Jewish Power partiesThe Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday reached a preliminary election deal with two fringe