Nothing was found on your request

The Guardian: World News: news on page 998

Iowa: will America's strictest abortion law drive female voters to the left?

Iowa: will America's strictest abortion law drive female voters to the left?

Iowa passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the industrialized world – and some think the state has moved too far to the rightLinda Madison is exactly the sort of voter Donald Trump
Brussels' battered chip shacks to get revamp

Brussels' battered chip shacks to get revamp

Architect assures Belgian city that plan to rebuild frietkots with shiny facades will also preserve chip stall traditionsThe frite, or frieten, as they say in the Dutch-speaking north of Belgium, is a
Hamburg becomes first German city to ban older diesel cars

Hamburg becomes first German city to ban older diesel cars

Ban will stop 214,000 vehicles from using two key roads as part of pollution crackdownHamburg is to become the first German city to ban some diesel cars to improve air quality, setting a template for
Canada rejecting more refugee claims amid border-crossing increase under Trump

Canada rejecting more refugee claims amid border-crossing increase under Trump

More than 27,000 asylum seekers have walked across the border since Trump took office, straining Canada’s assistance systemCanada is rejecting more refugee claims from people who crossed its border
Brexit 'is obvious reason' for surge in Britons becoming Germans

Brexit 'is obvious reason' for surge in Britons becoming Germans

Record numbers take up citizenship, with 7,493 new Germans of British origin in 2017A record number of Britons took up German citizenship in 2017, according to authorities who cited Brexit as the
Western consumers fund extremism by buying talcum powder, claims study

Western consumers fund extremism by buying talcum powder, claims study

Talc used in products sold in Europe and the US is often mined in Afghanistan by Isis and the Taliban, finds reportIslamic State and the Taliban are engaged in a bitter battle over control of mines in
Police in south India accused of mass murder after shooting dead protesters

Police in south India accused of mass murder after shooting dead protesters

Eleven people protesting over pollution from a copper plant have been killed by police in Tamil Nadu in south IndiaAnother person has been shot dead during violent protests in south India against a
The White House sinkhole: nature finally says what we’ve all been thinking

The White House sinkhole: nature finally says what we’ve all been thinking

The earth literally opening up outside Donald Trump’s residence seems too good to be trueName: The White House sinkhole.Age: Came to public notice for the first time this week. Continue reading...
US issues China health alert after brain injury to consular employee

US issues China health alert after brain injury to consular employee

Worker suffered ‘mild traumatic brain injury’ similar to medical problems among US diplomats in Cuba last year The US has issued a health alert to US citizens in China after one of its consulate
My budget flight to get an abortion: the story no one in Ireland wants to tell – video

My budget flight to get an abortion: the story no one in Ireland wants to tell – video

At 20 weeks pregnant, Siobhan Donohue knew her foetus wasn't going to survive, but the eighth amendment in Ireland's constitution meant getting an abortion was impossible. Before this week's historic
Trump escalates attacks on FBI as he fights back against Russia inquiry

Trump escalates attacks on FBI as he fights back against Russia inquiry

President wields authority as weapon to discredit agency – but experts warn Trump’s tactics could backfireDonald Trump has dramatically escalated his attacks on the FBI’s investigation into Russian
Scott Morrison reveals cost of income tax cuts as Labor prepares for Senate fight

Scott Morrison reveals cost of income tax cuts as Labor prepares for Senate fight

Chris Bowen says Labor wants election to be ‘referendum’ on big business company tax cutsScott Morrison has revealed the full cost of the government’s personal income tax cut package, setting the
Grenfell inquiry: safety tests on cladding called into question – live updates

Grenfell inquiry: safety tests on cladding called into question – live updates

Tributes will be paid to more of the 72 people who died in the firePortraits of all those who died in Grenfell Tower 1.57pm BST Survivors, mourners and their supporters at the Grenfell inquiry have
UK calls for special EU deal on data-sharing laws after Brexit

UK calls for special EU deal on data-sharing laws after Brexit

British negotiators warn of security dangers as they call for preferential treatmentUK negotiators in Brussels have warned of significant economic and security dangers for Europe should the EU not
'The mindset is that boys are not raped': India ends silence on male sex abuse

'The mindset is that boys are not raped': India ends silence on male sex abuse

Major survey commissioned after film-maker finds evidence many Indian men may have suffered child abuseA film-maker asked by the Indian government to conduct a study of male survivors of child sexual
Georgia accuses Russia of war crimes during 2008 conflict

Georgia accuses Russia of war crimes during 2008 conflict

Tbilisi also alleges human rights violations in closing evidence at European courtGeorgia has accused Russia of war crimes, human rights violations and a “rampage” across its territory during the
Banking royal commission: ANZ gave green light to franchise with 'clip-art' business plan

Banking royal commission: ANZ gave green light to franchise with 'clip-art' business plan

Westpac also defends decision to lend money for Pie Face franchise that quickly failedA senior ANZ executive has admitted a $220,000 loan given to a couple for a gelato franchise was not done with the
US firm that gave cash to Michael Cohen helped secure millions for Putin-linked oligarch

US firm that gave cash to Michael Cohen helped secure millions for Putin-linked oligarch

Files reviewed by Guardian shed new light on ties between Columbus Nova, Viktor Vekselberg and Kremlin-allied bankersA company that paid Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s legal fixer, was also involved in
Dublin's ghost signs: preserving a city's fading memories

Dublin's ghost signs: preserving a city's fading memories

Emma Clarke captures Dublin’s history through old advertisements and signs – often only briefly revealed by construction projects in this rapidly changing cityFaded and decaying shop signs remind us
Philip Roth: Portnoy's Complaint and American Pastoral author dies at 85

Philip Roth: Portnoy's Complaint and American Pastoral author dies at 85

Chronicler of American politics, Jewishness and male sexual desire was widely regarded as one of greatest novelists of the 20th centuryPhilip Roth obituaryThe novelist Philip Roth, who explored