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"08.12.2016 16:02:34" theguardian.com The painter in a hurry: Ernst Haas's colour masterpieces – in pictures The photographer of the Marlboro man turned his lens on a much more mysterious side of America in amazing colour-saturated shots of the US
"08.12.2016 14:26:54" theguardian.com 'Democracy was hijacked. It got a bad name': the death of the post-Soviet dream Independence 25 years ago promised to bring freedom and prosperity to central Asia, but kleptocratic regimes have left many yearning for the past Like the rest of Tajikistan and the four other former Soviet “Stans” – Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan – Kommunizm is marking 25 years of independence, thanks to the slow-motion collapse of the Soviet Union in the autumn of 1991. But
"08.12.2016 12:38:22" theguardian.com What do dreams mean? The five most common explained Have you ever dreamt about failing an exam? If so, a dream researcher says you're in good company Dreams explained. Though it should be noted that starting conversations about dreams during dinner parties will probably lead to a drying up of invites.
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"08.12.2016 11:00:55" theguardian.com A quest for tribes: the world's indigenous peoples – in pictures A photographic spectacular to start he day: Jimmy Nelson spent four years documenting the world's indigenous cultures for his Before They Pass Away project. This week, new and archive images go on display at Brussels' La Photographie Galerie
"07.12.2016 13:58:08" theguardian.com Where is the world's most 'godless' city? Norwich has the highest proportion of residents describing themselves as having no religion, while Berlin has been called the 'atheist capital of Europe'. But what about the rest of the world? And is such an assessment meaningful? Unholier than thou?
"07.12.2016 11:32:00" theguardian.com Thailand opens investigation into BBC for alleged insult of new king Police visit BBC's Bangkok office, taking staff's Yakult milk drink, after profile detailing King Maha Vajiralongkorn's personal life is blocked online Thailand has opened an investigation into the BBC's local language service for alleged defamation and blocked access to an online profile of the country's new king, less than a week after he succeeded to the throne.
"07.12.2016 10:29:59" theguardian.com Meteor brightens night sky in Siberia – video Videos shared by Russians on social media show a meteor turning dark night into day in parts of Siberia on Tuesday Meteor chasing in Russia - a large fireball was seen across several areas of Khakassia in the south of the country. Local authorities say no damage was caused
"06.12.2016 14:00:41" theguardian.com Slow-motion pile up of cars, buses and trucks in snowy Montreal – video Montreal drivers struggle to control the fate of their vehicles on a a slippery section of road resulting in a slo-mo pile up In Montreal, road conditions are ... tricky
"06.12.2016 12:48:46" theguardian.com Republican defense community fills Reagan shrine with prayers over Trump After the president-elect antagonized China with a phone call, the national-security wing of the party met in California, uneasy in a new age of foreign policy On the front of the paper this week, the Republican party recalibrates for a Trump presidency. Once the national-security wing of the party formed the core of the Never Trump coalition and denounced the businessman's geopolitical recklessness or
"05.12.2016 12:07:11" theguardian.com The 24-hour emergency hotline for Syrian refugees – video Mohammed Abu Amar runs a makeshift 24-hour helpline from his flat in Hamburg, guiding scared refugees fleeing the violence in Syria across the water to Europe Despite losing the use of both legs in a shelling in Damascus in the early days of the Syrian conflict, Mohammed Abu Amar made the crossing to Europe with his family in 2013. He subsequently found his calling, being constantly available on the phone for
"05.12.2016 11:13:47" theguardian.com Victory for Van der Bellen and the left is a sigh of relief for Europe The leftist's win was hailed as the 'liberal push back' against Brexit and Trump, but 46% voted for the far-right Norbert Hofer After the twin traumas of Trump and Brexit, centrist parties, social democrats and liberals of all stripes had feared another triumph for the advancing forces of nativist populism represented by Van der Bellen's rival, the far-right Freedom party's
"05.12.2016 10:32:13" theguardian.com Seven decades of classic photography from the Observer As the world's oldest Sunday newspaper celebrates its 225th birthday, we bring you a selection of its award-winning photojournalism – from the 1950s to the present
"02.12.2016 10:49:53" theguardian.com After 60 years, is nuclear fusion finally poised to deliver? It's been a long time coming, but the world's top powers are now betting billions on the Iter collaboration to deliver clean, safe, limitless energy for the modern world A futuristic feel with this week's lead story. The long allure of nuclear fusion is simple: clean, safe, limitless energy for a world that will soon house 10bn energy-hungry citizens. But despite 60 years of research and billions of dollars, the results
"01.12.2016 15:11:58" theguardian.com Can France resist the far right? – video Guardian columnist Natalie Nougayrède asks how France's presidential election will play out across the country and Europe Now that François Fillon has become the French right's presidential candidate, it is possible that he will face Marine Le Pen of the Front National in the final round. Guardian columnist Natalie Nougayrède asks whether it is likely that France will have a
"01.12.2016 12:52:14" theguardian.com Haranguing Chad: how Nickelback became pop's ultimate punchline Canadian police have warned criminals that part of their punishment will include having to listen to the 'Back. From Sting to Phil Collins, some acts just can't escape being the butt of our jokes When musicians turn to punchlines - why some musical acts become the butt of our jokes
"01.12.2016 11:20:05" Timeline Photos A postcard has arrived at GW Towers, here in London, from a reader in Canada. Addressed to our editor, a fellow Canadian, were the words: "I thought you might like a reminder of the Canadian colour of a maple in the Fall - burnt orange by the autumnal
"30.11.2016 15:41:36" theguardian.com Raúl Castro addresses Fidel memorial service in Havana's Revolution Square – video Cuban president Raúl Castro speaks of his late brother Fidel's place in history at a mass memorial ceremony Thousands of Cubans were in attendance, as well as a number of world leaders including Bolivian president Evo Morales and Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro attend a memorial service for Fidel Castro in in Havana's Revolution Square
"30.11.2016 14:37:12" Timeline Photos Happy St Andrew's day to all of our readers in Scotland, and to those who are marking the occasion in another part of the world
"30.11.2016 13:18:46" theguardian.com The world's most beautiful airport terminals – in pictures The beauty and design ingenuity of airport terminals – where travellers spend so much of their time – are celebrated in a new photography book, The Art of the Airport
"30.11.2016 10:27:15" theguardian.com Carlsen v Karjakin: sudden death climax looms in World Chess Championship After two weeks of pitted play, Wednesday heralds quickfire tie-breaker between current world champion, Magnus Carlsen, and his challenger, Sergey Karjakin Another beautiful, chilly morning in London. Starting with chess today - one of the GW team is excited about this
"29.11.2016 13:28:23" theguardian.com World's oldest person: last living human born in 1800s prepares to turn 117 Italian Emma Morano, whose life spans three centuries, says her secret to longevity is not eating much 'because I have no teeth' Happy Birthday Emma Morano, 117 years young today.
"29.11.2016 10:27:36" theguardian.com Plane carrying Brazil's Chapecoense football team crashes in Colombia – video A plane carrying 81 people, including members from Brazil's Chapecoense football team, has crashed in Colombia Plane carrying 81 people, including 22 footballers from Brazilian club Chapecoense, crashes in Colombia, killing 76
"29.11.2016 08:13:26" Timeline Photos A view from the London office this morning. A cold, crisp start. The sun rising, making the plane in the middle of the sky look like a passing comet.
"28.11.2016 14:23:35" theguardian.com Thunderstorm asthma: what causes it and why is it so dangerous? – video explainer Prof Christine Jenkins explains the phenomenon, how we can prepare for it and why it is especially dangerous for people who do not usually get asthma A mass asthma event, which caused at least six deaths and left dozens in hospital, hit Melbourne, Australia, last week. It was triggered by extreme winds and air moisture which broke pollen particles into small enough pieces to enter people's lungs.
"28.11.2016 13:11:10" theguardian.com Anger as Japanese skating rink freezes thousands of fish into ice as gimmick The feature at Space World in Kitakyushu is forced to close after anger at 'disrespect for life' and 'lack of morality' An amusement park in Japan has been forced to close its skating rink after a torrent of online criticism over its centrepiece: thousands of fish frozen into the ice.
"28.11.2016 11:19:26" theguardian.com Havana mourns Fidel Castro – in pictures The big news of the weekend - the death of Fidel Castro. The gallery shows reaction in Havana.
And here's the obituary: theguardian.com/world/2016/nov
"28.11.2016 10:46:12" theguardian.com Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo suffer 'biggest defeat since 2012' Government advance drives wedge through rebel-held areas as activists claim opposition has lost third of its territory Rebel forces in Aleppo have lost control of a key district that threatens to split the remaining opposition-held area in two, according to activists.
"25.11.2016 15:15:44" Timeline Photos Looking for a gift for someone at home or overseas and think that they would enjoy a weekly supply of insightful analysis, sharp comment and thought-provoking features? Then how about a subscription the Guardian Weekly, a window on the world for readers
"25.11.2016 11:25:27" theguardian.com Thanksgiving Day parade in New York – in pictures The best of yesterday's inflatables: Macy's 90th annual Thanksgiving Day parade featured giant balloons of characters from popular culture floating above the streets of Manhattan
"25.11.2016 11:17:49" theguardian.com Death row: the lawyer who keeps losing The Long Read: A single attorney has had more clients sentenced to death in federal court than any other defence lawyer in America. He's part of a deeply flawed system that is about to get worse An insight into the world of a death row lawyer - fascinating stuff.
"25.11.2016 10:47:30" theguardian.com The 10 lies about Black Friday's consumerist circle of hell As we approach the Christmas shopping season finale, what can neo-Marxist analysis teach us? As you will no doubt have been told by countless adverts this week, today is Black Friday - the zenith of Christmas shopping days. Hre we look at 10 lies about Black Friday
"24.11.2016 14:01:44" Timeline Photos Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers in North America, and to our North American readers celebrating away from home.
"24.11.2016 13:04:37" theguardian.com How well do you know the life of Freddie Mercury? – quiz It's the 25th anniversary of the death of the Queen frontman on 23 November – test your knowledge of his life and times A quiz for the Queen fans (not that Queen)
"24.11.2016 12:01:42" theguardian.com Tokyo gets first November snow in over 50 years – video An unusually cold air mass has brought wet snow to Japan's capital. The last November snow in central Tokyo was in 1962 Tokyo is feeling the chill. An unusually cold air mass brought wet snow to Japan's capital. Above-freezing temperatures meant that in most places it didn't last – though it did accumulate on pavements and cars in the far western suburbs.
"24.11.2016 10:45:43" theguardian.com Melbourne 'thunderstorm asthma' kills four people, with seven in intensive care Victims of storm named as Clarence Leo, Apollo Papadopoulos, Omar Moujalled and Hope Carnevali Thunderstorm in Melbourne – where extreme winds and air moisture broke pollen particles up into small enough pieces to enter peoples lungs – triggers a mass asthma event
"23.11.2016 14:57:35" theguardian.com Autumn colors across North America – in pictures As winter finally arrives across the US, take a look back at the annual dazzling display of colour across the continent
"23.11.2016 13:47:26" theguardian.com Key points of the autumn statement – at a glance This page will be updated with the key points as Philip Hammond, the chancellor, delivers his first autumn statement Key points of the UK's economy from the AutumnStatement - at a glance
"23.11.2016 12:30:09" theguardian.com Autumn statement 2016: Philip Hammond to unveil Brexit impact on UK economy – live! Rolling coverage and analysis as chancellor Philip Hammond presents his first autumn statement The UK chancellor reveals his Autumn Statement, the UK's economic forecast, in a few moments. Follow it live.
"23.11.2016 12:01:23" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Letters, 25 November 2016 Canada and the EU; making sense of Brexit; we're heading for a crash With Canada's "European values" of democracy, tolerance, openness and decency, is it time for the North American nation to take the UK's place in the European Union?
An ingenious idea or a preposterous proposal? Just one of the letters in this week's
"23.11.2016 10:47:17" theguardian.com 2016 in metaphors: dead turkey, frozen moose and man digging his own grave The year has become so maligned that Twitter is awash with posts listing the strange and terrible things that 2016 can be compared to An annus horribilis - Twitter posts that list the strange and terrible things 2016 can be compared to
"22.11.2016 14:41:46" theguardian.com Tiny island of Caldey records first crime as visitor hits 'naughty boy' Father's treatment of seven-year-old after tour of chocolate-making area troubles monks proud of island's quiet living Breaking crime news...
"22.11.2016 13:20:20" theguardian.com Germany daunted by great expectations as Obama passes baton to Merkel Some fear Germany may struggle to assume America's status as torchbearer for liberal democracy after Trump victory in US Angela Merkel is the focus of our lead story this week.
As the world adjusts to the political shift to the right - Trump in the USA, Brexit in Europe, Duterte in the Philippines - and Barack Obama relinquishes his role as president, will Germany's
"22.11.2016 10:48:52" theguardian.com Fukushima: tsunami waves hit after 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Japan Tsunami warning issued for northern Pacific coast as earthquake's epicentre was off coast of Fukushima prefecture, also impacted by the 2011 tsunami Japan has lifted all tsunami warnings issued after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the country's east coast, as the risk of major damage appeared to pass.
"21.11.2016 17:48:15" theguardian.com Vancouver mayor on housing crisis: 'I never dreamed it would get this intense' Gregor Robertson's platform in 2008 vowed affordable housing and an end to homelessness. Eight years and three terms later, the city's housing market is in a perilous place – and has forced the mayor to get creative Vancouver's housing market is in a perilous place – and has forced the mayor to get creative. Could his ideas work in other cities with overheated housing markets?
"21.11.2016 15:10:23" theguardian.com Awkward Apec fashion: what world leaders wore – in pictures From Driza-Bone coats in Australia to 'Star Trek suits' in China, the annual summit is renowned for its photoshoots with global leaders From Driza-Bone coats in Australia to tunics dubbed 'Star Trek suits' in China, the annual Apec summit is renowned for staging awkward photoshoots with global leaders. This year, they wore a slightly more restrained woollen shawl, but here's a rundown of
"21.11.2016 12:49:41" theguardian.com Magic numbers: can maths equations be beautiful? The concept of beauty underpins how mathematicians solve quantum theory or describe gravity. From E=mc² to string theory, mathematical beauty has led physicists to draw up some of the most compelling descriptions of reality A beautiful interactive piece - video, interviews, animation - examines the beauty of maths
"21.11.2016 11:44:12" theguardian.com Sarkozy defeated in primary for French right's presidential candidate Former PMs François Fillon and Alain Juppé face second vote on 27 November after Sarkozy's humiliating rejection No return for Sarko - former president out of race for the French right's candidacy
"18.11.2016 16:43:35" theguardian.com 150 years of global warming in a minute-long symphony – video Sometimes, a tune can say so much more than an image or words. Here, we turn almost 150 years of global temperatures into music. The higher the temperature, the higher the pitch of the note. And the louder the note, the more carbon there is in the The sound of global warming
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"18.11.2016 13:01:12" theguardian.com Pounce! Kittens caught mid-leap – in pictures California-based photographer Seth Casteel made his name taking photographs of dogs underwater, but before that, he was snapping cats on land California-based photographer Seth Casteel made his name taking photographs of dogs underwater, but before that, he was snapping cats on land. In fact, they were his first animal subjects. Casteel's new book, Pounce – a follow-up to his bestselling
"17.11.2016 12:43:31" theguardian.com Goffin's cockatoos make same tool from different materials – video report Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna and the University of Oxford have shown that Goffin's cockatoos can make and use elongated tools out of different materials Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna and the University of Oxford have shown that Goffin's cockatoos can make and use elongated tools out of different materials. In video footage released on Wednesday, the cockatoo makes tools
"17.11.2016 11:58:01" theguardian.com City lights quiz: can you identify these world cities from space? Astronauts on the International Space Station took these images of cities at night. Note that up doesn't necessarily mean north. All images: ESA/NASA Well, I managed a poor 8 out of 14. Can you do any better?
"17.11.2016 10:45:55" theguardian.com Dictionary of 50,000 surnames and their origins published Four-year study by linguists and historians of British and Irish records back to 11th century analyses family names What's in a name? Well, if it's Baker you should have probably worked it out by now - but for the rest of you...
"16.11.2016 15:42:52" theguardian.com Stephen Bannon and the alt-right in the White House – video explainer What is the alt-right? And why do liberals fear Trump's appointment of his chief strategist will encourage antisemites, racists and misogynists? President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist. Bannon is the executive chairman of Breitbart News Network, 'a platform for the alt-right'. Here we explain what that means – and why many liberals fear his appointment
"16.11.2016 12:41:40" theguardian.com The lie of the land: when map makers get it wrong – in pictures The history of cartography is littered with mistakes, myths and mendacity. From the magnetic mountain at the north pole to Australia's inland sea, Edward Brooke-Hitching charts five centuries of misrepresentative maps
"16.11.2016 11:27:48" theguardian.com 'Post-truth' named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries US election and EU referendum drive popularity of adjective describing situation 'in which objective facts are less influential than appeals to emotion' 'alt-right', 'Brexiteer', 'chatbot' and the now omnipresent 'hygge' - the shortlist for the words of the year.
"15.11.2016 14:07:41" theguardian.com Revealed: temp agencies' avoidance scheme costs taxpayers 'hundreds of millions' In the first of a series on the UK's increasingly precarious world of work, a Guardian investigation uncovers the use of 'contrived' financial arrangements to slash national insurance bills Guardian launches 'new world of work' series, looking at the increasingly precarious area of employment
"15.11.2016 12:50:45" theguardian.com My journeys in Trumpland Two years on the campaign trail revealed an America forgotten in the bicoastal media bubble, leaving our writer unsurprised when Hillary Clinton was beaten A bumper 52-page paper for readers this week, full of reaction to and analysis of Donald Trump's presidential win. Dan Roberts, who spent two years following the campaign over two years and across 24 states, explains why the result was no surprise. Also,
"15.11.2016 10:26:47" theguardian.com Arcaid's architecture photograph of the year shortlist – in pictures In capturing vast skyscrapers, stadiums, museums and more, these prize-nominated pictures reflect the buildings' ingenuity and strangeness
"14.11.2016 16:35:44" theguardian.com Adult Friend Finder and Penthouse hacked in massive personal data breach Over 412m accounts from pornography sites and sex hookup service reportedly leaked as Friend Finder Networks suffers second hack in just over a year Another huge data breach hits online dating site
"14.11.2016 13:48:12" theguardian.com Hatchimal: the must-have Christmas toy you simply can't get The interactive bird, set to be the Christmas best-seller, is already flying off the shelves This years must-have toy - and egg that needs to be rubbed and tapped
"14.11.2016 11:31:19" theguardian.com Supermoon – in pictures Skygazers are heading to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the largest supermoon since 1948. Astronomy enthusiasts can see Earth's satellite loom large anywhere in the world shortly after sunset, weather permitting
"14.11.2016 10:59:27" theguardian.com Adam Curtis: why South Park is the best documentary of them all The film-maker believes that the traditional documentary has failed to explain truths about the real world. Instead, we should look to fiction for answers 'Traditional documentaries seem a bit stuck. Things like South Park, movies like The Big Short and American Honey portray the real world in ways that are surprising and imaginative.'
"14.11.2016 09:58:12" theguardian.com 'Like living on a waking dragon': New Zealanders count cost of earthquake Eyewitness accounts emerge as strong aftershocks and severe weather hamper efforts to reach stranded communities News overnight: New Zealand suffers storms and severe aftershocks after 7.5 magnitude earthquake.
"11.11.2016 16:38:23" theguardian.com Singles' Day: Chinese to splurge $20bn in world's biggest shopping event Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reports huge online sales in the annual celebration of lonely hearts Chinese consumers were expected to spend $20bn in the Singles' Day shopping splurge that claims to be the world's biggest shopping event.
"11.11.2016 13:27:34" theguardian.com New Zealand town builds underpass for march of the penguins Private tunnel is designed to aid commute of world's smallest penguin to sea and help them avoid traffic and tourists The penguin subway
"11.11.2016 12:35:07" theguardian.com What is the supermoon? The science behind the lunar wonder – video explainer On Monday 14 November, the moon will be the biggest and brightest it has been in almost 60 years Here is what you need to know to make the most of this rare close encounter of the lunar kind
"11.11.2016 11:03:47" theguardian.com Mapping the Trump factor: 10 countries and regions feeling the heat Our writers outline what is at stake for those around the world likely to be immediately affected by Donald Trump's presidency Nato, peace deals, trade deals and diplomacy: what countries could be immediately affected by Trump's presidency
"11.11.2016 10:19:41" theguardian.com Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82 'We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries,' says announcement of the Canadian singer's death on his Facebook page Tributes come in as legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82
"10.11.2016 14:18:33" theguardian.com New Interpol head is Chinese former deputy head of paramilitary police force Vice-minister Meng Hongwei's election has sparked concerns his position may be used to boost China's campaign to pursue dissidents around the globe New Interpol appointment raises fresh concerns for Chinese dissidents who have fled abroad.
"10.11.2016 13:01:56" theguardian.com Late-night vote catches Queensland MPs half-dressed Bare feet, T-shirts and football jerseys feature as MPs rush from parliamentary bedrooms to vote at 2.30am Democracy unfrocked as Australian MP's rush to vote in late-night session
"10.11.2016 12:30:42" theguardian.com Magical history tour: the Beatles in infographics – in pictures A pair of graphic designers and self-confessed Beatles geeks have mapped Fab Four trivia including the instruments they played, the outfits they wore and even some of their most famous press-conference quips
All images courtesy of Orphans Publishing
"10.11.2016 11:11:20" theguardian.com Europe's leaders cannot hide their nerves amid Trump congratulations Foreign ministers arrange meeting to assess how election victory will affect relations with US on trade and defence After the storm, world leaders begin to plan for President Trump
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"09.11.2016 09:57:26" theguardian.com Trump's victory is nothing short of a revolution | Richard Wolffe An era that stretches back to Roosevelt has come to an end. America's lawmakers must resist falling into line, and challenge the new administration at every turn Donald Trump is the next president of the United States. A stunning, shocking result - so where does America go from here?
"08.11.2016 13:26:42" theguardian.com Nicholas Stern: cost of global warming 'is worse than I feared' Ten years ago the leading economist warned about climate change in a landmark report – he says while there is cause for optimism, the picture is still grim This week's lead story comes from climate scientist and economist Nicholas Stern, who ten years ago produced a report reviewing the impact of climate change that was recognised as the definitive account of the economic dangers of global warming. A decade
"08.11.2016 11:27:18" theguardian.com 'Festering pustules': the two pro-democracy activists who are targets of China's wrath Sixtus 'Baggio' Leung and Yau Wai-ching, both blocked by Beijing from taking up their seats in Legco, are at the centre of Hong Kong's growing political crisis Hong Kong's escalating political crisis: Beijing calls activists purveyors of “a lunatic's dream” who must be punished for pursuing their “fatuous political cause”; supporters say they are figureheads of a flourishing youth movement.
"08.11.2016 10:05:18" theguardian.com Enormous sinkhole swallows large section of Japanese street – video Footage of a 20m-wide sinkhole opening up in the centre of the south-western Japanese city of Fukuoka shows street lights, signs and large sections of pavement and road falling into the gaping pit as rushing water and loud bangs can be heard. Now, where did I park the car?
"08.11.2016 08:59:30" theguardian.com US election: Trump and Clinton in tight race on campaign's final day – live Follow live updates on the final day in the US presidential campaign In case you missed it (though we doubt you would have been able to) it's election day in the US. Follow the latest developments here:
"07.11.2016 12:33:56" theguardian.com Rebuilding in Nepal's Langtang valley – in pictures The earthquake that hit Nepal last year devastated Langtang valley, laying waste to an economy reliant on tourism. Reconstruction work in the Himalayan region involves hauling materials up mountain tracks, but communities are slowly rebuilding their
"07.11.2016 10:39:04" theguardian.com James Comey: FBI has found no criminal wrongdoing in new Clinton emails James Comey says batch of emails 'have not changed conclusion' but Trump doubts review, saying: 'You can't review 650,000 emails in eight days' Good news for Clinton supporters ahead of the US's big vote tomorrow.
"04.11.2016 10:48:35" theguardian.com Pimp my bike: Detroit's custom cycles – in pictures Some pretty cool rides in the Motor City.
"03.11.2016 10:10:59" theguardian.com High court says parliament must vote on triggering article 50 - Politics live Rolling coverage of all the day's political developments as they happen, including the high court ruling on whether parliament should get a vote on triggering article 50 Breaking news...
"02.11.2016 12:28:43" theguardian.com Shrinking cities: the rise and fall of global urban populations – mapped Here's a fascinating look at the world's cities.
They are not all booming.
"01.11.2016 15:10:01" Timeline Photos Our cover image this week needed to be something illustrative of the upcoming US election. We wanted to steer clear of using images of the candidates, who we have by now seen plenty of, so decided that we would use a close-up of wrist bands given to early
"01.11.2016 14:57:18" theguardian.com The FBI's email probe is a fitting end to this dumpster fire of an election | Richard Wolffe The latest pseudo-scandal to hit Clinton is unlikely to rob her of the presidency. But it sure isn't going to impress voters already sickened by a shocking campaign On the front cover this week, our pre-US election issue ponders the lows and lows of the fight for the White House. The presidential race has seen allegations involving private email servers, tax returns, health worries and misogyny.
"01.11.2016 12:21:34" theguardian.com Turkish journalists face abuse and threats online as trolls step up attacks Two thousand cases of online harassment, smear campaigns and hacking by pro-government 'lynch mobs' logged in 2016 Turkey has shut more than 160 media outlets and arrested about 100 journalists since a failed coup attempt in July. But there is also a campaign to intimidate journalists online
"01.11.2016 09:55:46" theguardian.com Barack and Michelle Obama dance to Thriller for Halloween – video Barack Obama and Michelle Obama dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller on Monday at the White House on Monday We know Halloween was yesterday, but it's not often you see a president dancing Thriller.
"31.10.2016 16:51:11" theguardian.com Scary vintage Halloween costumes – in pictures More ghoulish goings-on
"31.10.2016 13:24:13" theguardian.com Open the Jar of Insanity! Meet collectors of the macabre – in pictures More Halloween reading: a new book takes you into the collections of those fascinated by the freaky: from Ouija boards to shrunken heads and papier-mache skeletons
"31.10.2016 12:32:50" theguardian.com Is anybody there? The creepiest seance stories to read this Halloween Agatha Christie, Sarah Waters and AS Byatt flesh out our pick of stories to make your skin crawl at the spookiest time of the year Want to put some scream in your Halloween?
"31.10.2016 10:58:46" theguardian.com What the Calais refugees left behind – in pictures Many personal items have been left behind in the nearly deserted Calais refugee camp. The French authorities cleared the camp quickly and people took only what they could carry, leaving possessions abandoned throughout the site
"31.10.2016 10:36:36" theguardian.com Clinton email inquiry: FBI gets search warrant as agency head accused of 'partisan' actions Senate minority leader accuses Comey of withholding information about email hacks and says he may have violated Hatch Act with letter to Congress before election The latest twist in the US election saga
"27.10.2016 10:17:14" theguardian.com New record for Leonard Barden, grandmaster of newspaper chess columns The Guardian's columnist has written weekly for the newspaper for 61 years as well as running a daily column at the London Evening Standard for 60 years Our chess columnist Leonard Barden is a genuine marvel.
"26.10.2016 15:32:26" theguardian.com Iceland election could propel radical Pirate party into power Party founded by activists and hackers four years ago on course to either win or finish a close second on Saturday Hackers. Activists. Lawmakers? Will the Pirate party take the helm in Iceland's elections?
"26.10.2016 14:36:07" theguardian.com Exclusive: what Theresa May really thinks about Brexit shown in leaked recording Secret audio of Goldman Sachs talk in May shows she feared businesses would leave and wanted the UK to take a lead in Europe Secret audio reveals PM Theresa May feared businesses would leave if UK chose to leave the EU
"26.10.2016 13:37:04" theguardian.com 'Throw your soul to the audience': dancers on the art of movement – in pictures In the book The Art of Movement, Ken Browar and Deborah Ory of NYC Dance Project capture some of the most accomplished dancers in the world in a series of striking poses. Here, Misty Copeland, Marcelo Gomes, Charlotte Landreau and others share what
"26.10.2016 12:52:11" theguardian.com Layers of London air traffic build up over 24 hours – video animation A video animation shows the layers of air traffic associated with each of London's five major airports over a 24-hour period Yesterday the UK government announced plans to increased capacity at London's Heathrow airport by adding an additional, third, runway. But as this animation from last year shows, London's skies are already crowded.
"25.10.2016 12:07:06" theguardian.com Kurdish forces vow no retreat until Nineveh plains are retaken from Isis Under a pall of black smoke from oil fires, peshmerga fighters return to reclaim land they controlled until two years ago The lead story in the latest Guardian Weekly focuses on the fight to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from Isis.
The area was once home to many of Iraq's ethnic and religious minorities - a patchwork quilt of Christian, Shabak, Yazidi and Turkmen
"25.10.2016 10:08:09" theguardian.com 'Nobody calls it Czechia': Czech Republic's new name fails to catch on Six months after Czechia was adopted, citizens of central European country seem in little doubt over what it should be called The Czech Republic is mostly dead: long live Czechia ... or maybe not
"25.10.2016 08:52:22" theguardian.com Quetta attack: Pakistan reels as more than 50 die in assault on police academy Terrorists explode suicide vests after storming into Balochistan police college firing machine guns and throwing hand grenades, say cadets and authorities Lead story in the news this morning is a sad one, with details emerging of a terrorist attack in Quetta, Pakistan
"25.10.2016 07:54:31" Timeline Photos Morning from London. Here's a view from our window ... not too bad an autumn morning (for those of us in the northern hemisphere).
"24.10.2016 13:12:09" theguardian.com Industrial scars: The environmental cost of consumption – in pictures Environmental artist J Henry Fair captures the beauty and destruction of industrial sites to illustrate the hidden impacts of the things we buy – the polluted air, destroyed habitats and the invisible carbon heating the planet
"24.10.2016 11:19:44" theguardian.com Q&A: what happens now to the Calais refugees? As the first buses leave the Calais refugee camp, what is in store for the people who have been staying there? Hundreds leave on buses as clearance of the Calais refugee camp begins. But what happens now?
"24.10.2016 09:26:24" theguardian.com How an Australian sheep farmer discovered a new species of giant dinosaur – video David Elliott's discovery of a toe bone led to the remains of the huge Savannasaurus elliottorum When you find a new species of 'titanosaurs' dinosaur...
"21.10.2016 15:06:41" theguardian.com Into the Inferno review – Werner Herzog peers into the depths of the volcano In an unnerving documentary, images of throbbing magma are spliced with stories of the people living with the threat of spectacularly destructive eruptions Looking forward to another fine documentary from Werner Herzog. This time he returns to the subject of active volcanoes, for which he has long had an intense, horrified fascination.
"21.10.2016 13:09:37" theguardian.com The view from Middletown: a typical US city that never did exist The landmark social study that gave Muncie its place in history also presented America with an image of itself that was both familiar and distorted Ahead of the presidential election, Guardian editor-at-large Gary Younge is spending a month in the mid-western town of Muncie, Indiana – known as Middletown and traditionally viewed as emblematic of middle America.
In part three of this nine-part
"21.10.2016 11:34:56" theguardian.com In a class of their own: the greatest snobs in literary history From Cranford and Pooter, the middle-class snob novel ploughed on through Orwell, Kingsley Amis – and even Margaret Drabble. But where is it now? Knowing one's place ... why have the snobs vanished from literature?
"21.10.2016 10:37:18" theguardian.com The USSR in 10 buildings: Constructivist communes to Stalinist skyscrapers The architecture of the Soviet Union reflects its diverse 74-year history – from imposing Stalinist monsters like Moscow's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to communal housing schemes designed to reform (or eliminate) family life As the fall of the Soviet empire nears its 25th anniversary, Owen Hatherley examines its diverse architecture from imposing Stalinist monsters to communal housing schemes designed to reform (or eliminate) family life
"21.10.2016 09:27:08" theguardian.com Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artist's 'shocking' restoration Stolen head of stone statue outside an Ontario Catholic church was replaced with orange clay one, prompting disappointment and comparisons to Maggie Simpson First there was the Fresco 'repair', now there's the statue 'repair'. When mending goes bad.
"20.10.2016 14:19:35" Guardian Weekly's cover photo
"20.10.2016 14:18:12" Timeline Photos We've been doing a little digging in the Guardian Weekly archives. Here's a little sample of how the paper has changed through the years - and Putin is still on the front page
"20.10.2016 12:57:33" theguardian.com London Zoo gorilla drank five litres of blackcurrant juice after escaping enclosure Kumbuka, a male silverback, sparked an armed police response after his break out bid on 13 October Right, that's dinner done. Now where can I find some blackcurrant?
"20.10.2016 11:41:11" theguardian.com Inside the 21 October edition Water as a commodity; the battle for Mosul begins; did Dylan deserve the Nobel? What's in our paper this week? Water as a commodity; the battle for Mosul begins; did Dylan deserve the Nobel? Read all in our editor's blog
"20.10.2016 09:56:43" theguardian.com Stray kitten interrupts live news broadcast in Turkey – video A kitten made a surprise appearance during a live Turkish news broadcast on Monday Moving on to financial news ... the prices of pilchards and milk remain steady.
"20.10.2016 09:18:08" theguardian.com Debate fact-check: Clinton and Trump's claims reviewed Alan Yuhas checks the statements made by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the third and final presidential debate in Las Vegas Morning all. Want the facts from last night's US presidential debate? That's lucky, we've checked them for you
"19.10.2016 15:14:21" theguardian.com Satellite Eye on Earth: September 2016 - in pictures A newly calved iceberg, an ice avalanche in Tibet and urban growth in Nairobi were among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites last month Stunning shots from an eye in the sky
"19.10.2016 11:44:31" theguardian.com Orangutan orphan baby joins pack at Borneo rescue centre - video Four months old Gatot is the youngest and smallest orangutan at the International Animal Rescue (IAR) Orangutan Centre in Ketapang Cute alert ... Footage of four-month-old Galot joining other orangutan babies for the first time at International Animal Rescue Orangutan Centre of Gatot's rehabilitation centre in Ketapang, West Borneo, Indonesia.
"19.10.2016 09:11:07" theguardian.com Twin Peaks: Kyle MacLachlan and Miguel Ferrer go behind the scenes in eerie teaser – video Showtime whets the appetite of Twin Peak fans ahead of next year's reboot, with an eerie teaser featuring interviews with cast members as well as behind-the-scenes footage One for the Twin Peaks fans. At least we can figure out what's happening in the trailer.
"18.10.2016 12:04:30" theguardian.com Aleppo, Ukraine, cyber attacks, Baltic threats: what should we do about Putin? As crises mount, relations between the US and Russia are worse than at any time since the cold war The latest version of Guardian Weekly has hit the presses. On the cover this week, a resurgent Russia.
Post-Soviet Russia's is determined to re-establish itself as a major global power and the willingness of its ruthless and tactically astute leader,
"18.10.2016 09:55:38" theguardian.com Death from overwork: Japan's 'karoshi' culture blamed for young man's heart failure Authorities rule Joey Tocnang's death was directly related to the long hours of overtime - up to 122.5 hours a month – he was forced to perform Earlier this month, the government said one in five workers was at risk of death from overwork, known as 'karoshi'. In April, authorities ruled a 27-year-old's death was directly related to the long hours of overtime - up to 122.5 hours a month – he was
"18.10.2016 08:17:58" theguardian.com Fops and flappers: wild fashions of the 1920s – in pictures Starting with some photos today: The 1920s heralded an explosion of sexual freedom, female emancipation and decadent glamour – with clothes to match
"17.10.2016 16:28:01" theguardian.com Riding the southern wilds: the horsemen of Lesotho – in pictures Photographer Thom Pierce has documented the herders and commuters who travel the paths winding through the mountain villages of Semonkong in southern Africa. The images are on show in Johannesburg this month
"17.10.2016 12:40:28" theguardian.com Framing Trump: a look at the bizarre art inspired by the Republican candidate From a naked statue to a fortune-telling machine, Donald Trump has been inspiring artists across the US – but some say protest has been too muted Donald Trump has somehow morphed into the artistic muse of the year...
"17.10.2016 11:19:50" theguardian.com China sends two astronauts to live onboard its Tiangong 2 space station The Shenzhou 11 astronauts will spend 30 days in space testing the station in preparation for the start of full operations in 2022 Two astronauts on a mission to prepare China's new Tiangong 2 space station
"17.10.2016 09:59:54" theguardian.com Billy Bragg's brain scan: the Americana anthem that cured my fear of flying - video Billy Bragg's solution to being a nervous flyer is listening to a track by Little Feat. But what's the science behind this? We took him to the Birkbeck-UCL Centre for Neuroimaging to find out How a song cured a fear of flying
"17.10.2016 08:44:03" theguardian.com Milan leads the fight against food waste – with ugly fruit and grassroots activists Since its 2015 Expo, Milan has been busy thinking about food. Laws, apps and chefs are all actively fighting food waste – and as countries celebrate World Food Day, can the Italian sustainable food revolution spread to other cities? Morning. Let's start in Milan: the fight against food waste includes ugly fruit and Michelin-starred soup kitchens
"14.10.2016 14:59:15" theguardian.com The view from Middletown: voters seem embarrassed – not angry As I begin to explore Muncie, built on manufacturing and now working to reinvigorate itself, it's surprising how rarely the presidential election comes up Ahead of the presidential election, Guardian editor-at-large Gary Younge is spending a month in the mid-western town of Muncie, Indiana – known as Middletown and traditionally viewed as emblematic of middle America.
In part two of this nine-part series,
"14.10.2016 12:18:58" theguardian.com Match the withering review to the movie – quiz This week saw critics pan the latest Dan Brown thriller, Inferno, the Guardian included. Can you match the following scathing critiques to the one-star films that received them? Venting spleen on the screen - your quiz for the day
"14.10.2016 10:47:37" theguardian.com Colombian president extends Farc ceasefire to save peace deal Juan Manuel Santos extends ceasefire with rebels until end of year in attempt to save accord rejected by voters Hopes for salvaging Colombia peace deal
"14.10.2016 09:27:32" theguardian.com Marmite: Americans wonder what's all the fuss over divisive British spread? Marmite, the 'love it or hate it' paste made from yeast extract with a yeasty, salty, soy sauce flavor, was the center of a spat that threatened its very existence There's been a lot of fuss about a certain, very British spread (not on the Weekly desk, we're never ones to panic). Here, one writer attempts to make sense of it all.
"13.10.2016 13:12:03" theguardian.com The real Sharknado: how sharks deal with extreme weather It doesn't involve flying killer sharks, but research into how sharks sense pressure during tropical storms and other weather events is still fascinating The big questions, answered
"13.10.2016 11:57:25" theguardian.com Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej dies after 70-year reign Death of world's longest reigning monarch throws politically turbulent Thailand into uncertainty Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died aged 88, ending seven decades on the throne, the palace has said in a statement.
"13.10.2016 11:06:32" theguardian.com Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature 2016 – live The 2016 Nobel prize in literature will be announced today at 1pm CET (that's midday in the UK). Follow the build up and all the reaction after the announcement here And the Nobel prize for literature goes to ... Bob Dylan. No, really ...
"13.10.2016 10:28:59" theguardian.com Trump campaign rocked by new wave of sexual harassment allegations A series of women have come forward with claims about the Republican, while footage emerges of inappropriate remarks about a 10-year-old girl As the US moves toward polling day, beleaguered Republican candidate Donald Trump faces a fresh set of harassment allegations
"12.10.2016 15:46:23" theguardian.com Instagram snapshots: Hub Pacheco in central and north Vietnam Hub Pacheco, a Manila-based photographer, has been documenting the alleyways of Asia and the lives of their residents since 2014
"12.10.2016 14:42:45" theguardian.com The view from Middletown: join Gary Younge for a unique look at the US election One small town, one big election. We ask middle America's voters what they feel about this extraordinary presidential race In a twice-weekly series ahead of the presidential election, the Guardian's editor-at-large Gary Younge spends a month in the mid-western town of Muncie, Indiana – known as Middletown and traditionally viewed as emblematic of middle America. He'll ask
"12.10.2016 12:27:30" theguardian.com Little bridge that stood: Arkansas controlled explosion ends in 'epic fail' Demolition charges go off on cue but 93-year-old Broadway Bridge in Little Rock stands defiant, to the amusement of nearby crowds Bridge 1, Demolition team 0.
"12.10.2016 11:17:44" theguardian.com Nutcrackers and Alice in Wonderland: Russian illustrated children's books – in pictures Karina Karmenian takes us on a tour of contemporary Russian children's books illustrators, after setting the scene with the radical foundations in the 1920s
"11.10.2016 15:30:12" theguardian.com Altered states: the New East Photo Prize – in pictures Contemporary photography from the countries of eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union is celebrated in the New East Photo Prize. Here are the finalists for the inaugural award
"11.10.2016 12:40:08" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows people queueing outside a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, to buy basic food and household items. Faced with the world's fastest-contracting economy, some of Venezuela's poorest have to negotiate queues or take to the black
"11.10.2016 12:29:26" theguardian.com Venezuela on the brink: a journey through a country in crisis The oil-rich South American nation should be prospering. Instead it stands on the edge of an economic and humanitarian abyss “When I go to the market, I have to carry such a big bag of money that I get a backache.” ... “At the bank, you see people with suitcases full of notes to deposit.”
This week's cover story comes from Venezuela, where hyperinflation has taken hold on an
"11.10.2016 09:36:31" theguardian.com Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Q&A: what to do with your potentially exploding phone Samsung have advised Note 7 owners to power off. Find out who is affected, what happens next – and if you should be worried about other people's phones exploding After Samsung suspends production and sales of Galaxy Note 7 phone, warning users to 'turn it off' after devices catch fire, here's a Q&A on what to do if you own the handset
"10.10.2016 19:58:00" theguardian.com Black Panthers 50 years on: art show reclaims movement by telling 'real story' The Panthers' golden anniversary plays out against a backdrop of Black Lives Matter activism and an unending stream of questionable police shootings Exhibition marking Black Panthers' 50th year is set against a backdrop of Black Lives Matter activism
"10.10.2016 17:39:40" theguardian.com Vancouver: a guide to the underground music scene – video Woody Anderson visits Vancouver, where he finds a techno, grime, garage, drum'n'bass and jungle scene heavily influenced by the UK It's Thanksgiving in Canada, so let's celebrate with a video tour of Vancouver's underground music scene
"10.10.2016 16:08:50" theguardian.com Visual memory and what Picasso was really seeing The painter's recall was exceptional, but he always used it to create something new, says Christine Temple Did an exceptional visual memory give Picasso an edge in his capacity for artistic excellence?
"10.10.2016 14:45:59" theguardian.com World Zombie Day participants – undead and alive The annual World Zombie Day parade took place in London on 8 October. Photographer Alicia Canter went to meet some of the participants, including a group of students and a family from France, picturing them before and after they dressed up Bring out your dead... for World Zombie Day
"10.10.2016 13:00:01" Timeline Photos Happy Thanksgiving Canada!
"10.10.2016 12:24:27" theguardian.com Ironman World Championship triathlon 2016 – in pictures Pictures from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii, which hosted the 38th Ironman triathlon where 2,300 professional and amateur athletes gathered to tackle a 140.6-mile journey that presents the ultimate test of body, mind and spirit
"10.10.2016 11:11:04" theguardian.com Nobel prize in Economics 2016 awarded to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström - live updates Two academics recognised for their work on contract theory, from CEO pay to privatisations Latest Nobel prize winners (for economics): Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström recognised for their work on contract theory, covering everything from CEO pay to privatisations
Want to know more? Here's an excellent explainer
"10.10.2016 09:51:02" theguardian.com Debate fact-check: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's claims reviewed Alan Yuhas fact-checks Trump and Clinton's statements at the second presidential debate at Washington University in St Louis Last night saw the second US president debate. Here are the big claims, fact-checked
"10.10.2016 08:20:29" theguardian.com The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards To get your week started ... A selection from the shortlist of 40 from the The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards, with images including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile
"07.10.2016 15:53:40" theguardian.com Japan's self-driving chair: why stand when you can sit? – video Japanese carmaker Nissan demonstrates its latest invention, the ProPilot chair, which eliminates the need for people waiting in queues to use their legs. Sick of queueing? Let your chair do the work
"07.10.2016 11:59:55" theguardian.com Age International photo competition winners – in pictures The winners of the 2016 Age International photographic competition Strength for Life have been selected. An exhibition, including the winners and a selection of other photographs submitted, is now on display in the crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields,
"07.10.2016 10:24:17" theguardian.com Haiti death toll tops 330 after Hurricane Matthew, officials say Efforts to access worst-affected areas have been hampered by flooding and damage after storm devastated parts of island Efforts to access areas of Haiti worst-affected by Hurricane Matthew
"07.10.2016 09:45:41" theguardian.com Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos wins nobel peace prize - live Award comes despite peace deal being voted down in a referendum An interesting juxtaposition to our lead story this week...
"07.10.2016 02:00:01" theguardian.com Dear Australia: a Guardian video series Refugees are too often described by politicians and parts of the media as a problem. But behind the headlines are people with powerful personal stories. The Guardian's Dear Australia project is a new series that will hear the firsthand testaments of A new series of videos will tell the larger story of those who seek sanctuary to build new lives in Australia.
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"06.10.2016 12:55:28" theguardian.com Who is Louise Delage? New instagram influencer not what she seems Ad agency creation attracts 65,000 followers after 150 posts – every one of which shows 25-year-old Parisian with alcohol Popular, beautiful, outgoing (and boozy). French ad agency uses popular Instagram themes to get message across on overconsumption of alcohol
"06.10.2016 11:10:36" theguardian.com Hurricane Matthew hits Bahamas as Florida braces for arrival of storm More than 2 million people along Georgia, South Carolina and Florida coasts are advised to flee as hurricane strengthens Florida brace for Hurricane Matthew as storm strengthens
"06.10.2016 09:25:20" theguardian.com Kiss the sky: psychedelic posters of the 60s and 70s – in pictures A bright start this morning ... we take a look through a collection of psychedelic music posters of the 1960s and 70, once owned by UK publishing legend Felix Dennis
"05.10.2016 15:55:20" theguardian.com 'Science will never know it all': Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood and others predict the future As the 2016 London Literature festival begins, this year exploring the theme 'living in future times', science and sci-fi writers share their visions of humanity's future. Interviews by Lucy Peters Heaven forbid gazing into a crystal ball...
"05.10.2016 14:53:14" theguardian.com How to run 100m like an Olympian – video Deconstruct the science of a 100m race with Team GB sprinter Ashleigh Nelson From starting gun to finish line, deconstruct the science of a 100m race
"05.10.2016 11:11:35" theguardian.com Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in Cuba after ripping through Haiti Seven feared dead in Haiti and the Dominican Republic as US braces for storm and state of emergency declared in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina The fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade leaves destruction across the region and heads for the US.
"05.10.2016 09:17:56" theguardian.com What is topology? Nobel member uses cinnamon bun, bagel and pretzel to explain – video A member of the Nobel committee attempts to explain what topology is using a cinnamon bun, a bagel and a pretzel How does the Nobel prize committee explain a winning theory to a lay person. With pastries, obviously.
"04.10.2016 12:08:48" Timeline Photos This week's cover photo accompanies our piece on the proposed peace deal between the Colombian government and rebels from the Farc. The photo shows a flower being placed on the Colombian national flag during a march in support of the peace talks.
"04.10.2016 11:52:03" theguardian.com Why Colombians voted against peace with the Farc | Isabel Hilton The result has shocked many, not least President Santos. But his predecessors gave Colombians reason to hope for a better deal This week's cover story is a case of so near, yet so far. A peace deal ending 52 years of civil war in Colombia just needed popular assent via a referendum to be ratified. A mere formality? World leaders thought so; the pollsters thought so; even
"04.10.2016 09:19:17" theguardian.com Donald Trump skirts the taxing questions and declares: I'm working for you now Paying as little tax as possible was simply part of his job – but all that will change when he becomes president, promises Republican candidate Trump on the defensive after his 1995 tax return is leaked to the New York Times
"03.10.2016 17:19:26" theguardian.com The White Helmets leader: 'We can anticipate the scale of destruction based on the sound of the plane' Syrian civilians tasked with pulling people from the rubble have saved 60,000 lives. It's depressing and devastating work, their head, Raed al-Saleh, says These days, the head of the Syrian civil defence - civilian rescue workers known internationally as the White Helmets - doesn't have to see a warplane to know what kind of bombs it drops.
He just needs to hear it.
"03.10.2016 16:04:57" theguardian.com American graffiti: dodging death on the NYC subway – in pictures Amid the societal decline of mid-80s New York, photographer Brian Young finds all human life crammed together on the city's claustrophobic subway
"03.10.2016 12:29:45" theguardian.com Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child's bed CaroBus 'future defenders of the motherland' range salutes Buk of the kind used to shoot down Malaysia airlines flight Gift ideas for children
"03.10.2016 11:03:34" theguardian.com May on collision course with Conservative backbenchers over hard Brexit As prime minister prioritises control of immigration and withdrawal from EU law, MPs press for deal that would keep UK in single market UK prime minister Theresa May risks angering party colleagues with her proposed course for leaving the European Union
"03.10.2016 09:34:22" theguardian.com Colombia referendum: voters reject peace deal with Farc guerrillas President Juan Manuel Santos fails to win approval as voters balk at an agreement that included amnesty for war crimes A blow to hopes for a lasting peace in Colombia as voters reject a peace deal to end 52 years of war
"30.09.2016 14:42:46" Timeline Photos Crime stats or coffee shops ... How to spot the world's most gentrified cities.
Researchers worldwide have come up with many innovative ways to make sense of gentrification – and perhaps prevent its worst effects.
"30.09.2016 12:04:07" Timeline Photos The city has a reputation to uphold... 'Tube chat' campaign provokes horror among London commuters
"30.09.2016 11:24:57" 'Maximise the darkness' ... not a new release by your favourite thrash metal band or the name given by an evil henchman to plans for Earth's destruction (as far as we know) ... but what Reykjavik authorities did by switching off street lights so residents
"30.09.2016 10:40:25" theguardian.com Italian police find Van Goghs stolen in Amsterdam gallery heist Police to unveil results of seizure of assets from associates of Camorra crime syndicate in Naples, including 'priceless' paintings Vincent van Gogh's 'View of the Sea at Scheveningen' and 'Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen' are recovered more than a decade after being stolen.
"30.09.2016 09:29:38" theguardian.com Rosetta space mission: a European success story – video explainer The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is about to come to a dramatic end. This week it will be set on a collision course with comet 67P to end the mission Morning everyone. It'll be a big day in space today. ESA's Rosetta space mission is to end today with a touchdown on its target comet at 12:18 BST. You can Follow this daring manoeuvre live
"29.09.2016 10:55:32" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016: player-by-player guide to Europe and USA teams Who's who in the battle at Hazeltine as Davis Love's USA seek to end Europe's winning streak in the Ryder Cup Ahead of tomorrow's Ryder Cup, a guide to the US and Europe teams
"29.09.2016 09:24:16" theguardian.com It's the end of the frog and toad for regional slang, says report Sounds of 2066 report says 'talking to machines and listening to Americans' will kill off British accents and slang in the future Is regional slang brown bread?
"29.09.2016 09:13:26" Guardian Weekly's cover photo
"28.09.2016 14:14:58" Facebook and Google are the most powerful and secretive empires we've ever known. We need better language to describe the technology companies that control the digital worlds in which we speak, play and
"28.09.2016 11:02:30" A true gentleman ... Donald Trump boasts after first US presidential debate against Hillary Clinton: 'I didn't want to embarrass her'
"27.09.2016 11:58:15" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows US President Barack Obama and China President Xi Jinping. Our lead story examines the increasing friction between their two nations over an expanding number of potential flashpoints in the South China Sea, Taiwan and
"27.09.2016 11:40:28" theguardian.com Obama's failed 'Asian pivot' leaves China ascendant | Simon Tisdall When the president came to power, he vowed to look east with his foreign policy. But as he prepares to leave office, the US looks increasingly impotent in the region This week's cover story concerns the world's two top powers, the United States and China. Barack Obama's 'pivot' to Asia - strengthening alliances, trade and the US's military profile in the region - in a bid to peacefully contain China's ambition seems
"27.09.2016 09:29:46" theguardian.com 'The horrible night has ceased': Colombia peace deal resounds in Farc's heartland 'I can't believe this is really happening. This is a great day for Colombia,' says Alonso Cardoza from the remote town of Uribe where the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia formally took its name Using a pen fashioned out of the spent casing of a rifle bullet, the Colombian president and the leader of the Farc guerrilla force sign a peace deal to end 52 years of war.
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"27.09.2016 07:51:04" theguardian.com Presidential debate fact-check: a review of Trump's and Clinton's claims Alan Yuhas fact-checks the statements of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York On last night's US presidential debate: separating known unknowns, post truths and mis-speaks.
"26.09.2016 16:43:36" theguardian.com Pakistan police accused of illegally killing hundreds of suspects a year Senior police were happy to admit the practice of 'encounter killings', in which about 2,000 people died in 2015, Human Rights Watch says Police in Pakistan may be illegally executing hundreds of people each year in fake “encounter killings”, human rights investigators have warned.
"26.09.2016 13:54:33" theguardian.com Panda cubs enjoy the sunshine – video A group of panda cubs living in the Chengdu panda base in China, still unable to walk, learn to sit and climb trees Online streaming site iPanda.com, launched by China Network Television in 2013, gives a 24-hour view of how pandas spend their days.
"26.09.2016 11:48:10" theguardian.com What next in the cringe-orama of name fusion? Let it go with Brangelina | Peter Bradshaw Let us hope Angelina Jolie's split from Brad Pitt kills off the fashion for celebrity name fusion – before Shakepeare's lovers become Antoptra or Ruliet Let Brangelina be the end of name fusion
"26.09.2016 09:43:57" theguardian.com Deal-making and dirty tricks: inside the race for UN secretary general Geopolitical struggle and Balkan intrigue mean there is no clear favourite to succeed Ban Ki-moon in the world's top diplomatic job Hacked emails, bogus Twitter accounts, smear allegations and backroom deals. Welcome to the race for the international community's top diplomatic job.
"26.09.2016 08:20:32" theguardian.com 'The King' Arnold Palmer's greatest moments – in pictures The passing of a golfing legend ... US golfer Arnold Palmer has died at the age of 87 after a long career that featured seven majors, including four Masters titles and two Opens
"23.09.2016 11:19:57" theguardian.com An indigenous community's battle to save their home in the Amazon – in pictures There are currently over 60 major hydroelectric dam projects in the Amazon. The third largest project is the Belo Monte on the Xingu River, Brazil, which has already displaced 20,000 indigenous and riverine people. Aaron Vincent Elkaim documents the story
"23.09.2016 09:35:58" theguardian.com Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey spends fortune backing pro-Trump 'shitposts' Facebook's virtual reality headset creator is secret backer of a group dedicated to Donald Trump support through 'meme magic' A whiff of desperation? Can 'meme magic' and 'sh*tposts' deliver for Donald Trump? A group of his supporters think so.
"21.09.2016 15:14:17" theguardian.com Why play a video game when you can drive Tokyo in a Super Mario Kart? The new Super Mario Run game will take on Pokemon Go later this year but our writer goes one better – dressing up as the gaming icon for a go kart tour of Tokyo Where you a fan of the classic Super Mario Cart game? Well, now you can put yourself in the driving seat ... on the streets of Tokyo!
"21.09.2016 11:46:54" theguardian.com The changing portrait of gun ownership in America – video As the percentage of overall US gun owners shrinks, their piles of guns are growing, with half of all guns owned by 3% of Americans In the US, gun 'super-owners' have amassed an average of 17 guns each
"21.09.2016 10:00:28" theguardian.com Inside the 23 September edition Melting glaciers, rising tides; a new face for Japanese politics; the problem with algorithms What kind of stories do we put in our paper? Find out in our editor's blog:
"20.09.2016 12:51:37" Timeline Photos The cover photo this week shows Russia's Prirazlomnaya rig. The Prirazlomnaya is the Arctic's first operational oil platform, which in 2013 was targeted by Greenpeace activists. Russia arrested the protesters, who spent two months of detention.
"20.09.2016 12:30:05" theguardian.com Arctic nations square up as clamour for resources grows With the Danes rebuffing Russia, and Canada laying further claim to the Northwest Passage, rising access to north pole reserves risks flashpoints The cover story this week has an environmental theme: the Arctic.
As temperatures rise and ice levels fall, the issue of access to the polar region - and its resources - risks becoming an international flashpoint.
Unlike the Antarctic, where a treaty
"20.09.2016 08:26:19" theguardian.com French hitchhiker 'goes berserk' in New Zealand after four days stuck without a lift Traveller arrested in tiny town of Punakaiki after allegedly attacking road signs and abusing locals following almost a week without a ride Hi all. We hope your day has started better than this hitchhiker's
"19.09.2016 15:56:10" theguardian.com Suspect in New York bombing arrested after explosion that injured 29 Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a naturalized US citizen born in Afghanistan, taken into custody in New Jersey two days after Chelsea and Seaside Park bombings New York City bombing suspect arrested after shootout with police
"19.09.2016 13:30:13" theguardian.com Beer goggles: study confirms (the obvious) that drinking removes shyness about sex Drinking about a pint made it easier for volunteers – especially women – to view explicit sexual images and acted as a 'social lubricant' Alcohol is a 'social lubricant', says study
"19.09.2016 11:38:02" theguardian.com Iran's Bahman Golbarnezhad remembered at Paralympics closing ceremony – video A moment of silence is held for Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad at the closing ceremony of the Rio Paralympics A moment of silence is held for Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad at the closing ceremony of the Rio Paralympics on Sunday. Golbarnezhad died in a crash in the men's C4/C5 road race in Rio. The president of the International Paralympic Committee, Philip
"19.09.2016 11:33:05" theguardian.com Emmys 2016 winners: the full list Game of Thrones scooped the top drama prize for the second year running, while Veep did the same in the comedy award, but there were surprise wins for Mr Robot and Orphan Black too Emmys 2016 winners: the full list. Wins for Game of Thrones, Veep, Mr Robot and Orphan Black
"19.09.2016 09:36:03" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Images of the the Sirius building in Sydney, which contains 79 social housing tenants but could be sold to developers. Protesters held a rally on Saturday against the sale of the 1970s Brutalist building, but New South Wales government says the proceeds
"19.09.2016 08:06:44" theguardian.com New York bombing: five more suspected devices found in New Jersey One device explodes as bomb squad attempts to disarm it close to Elizabeth station in New Jersey according to reports Morning all from London.
Catching up with the overnight news, more explosive devices have been found following yesterday's explosion in New York City.
"16.09.2016 16:05:18" theguardian.com Pub lunches and too many tea breaks: what it's like to work in the UK From tea breaks to after-work drinks, Britain has a unique work culture. Migrants from across the world share their experiences of working in the UK What's it like to work in the UK? It's not quite the booze and tea frenzy that the headline suggests (maybe the tea without the breaks). But what do you think?
"16.09.2016 14:49:34" theguardian.com Third of Saudi air raids on Yemen have hit civilian sites, data shows Exclusive: Pressure on UK and US roles in war set to increase as survey shows school buildings and hospitals among targets More than a third of all Saudi-led air raids on Yemen have hit civilian sites, such as school buildings, hospitals, markets, mosques and economic infrastructure, according to the most comprehensive survey of the conflict by the Yemen Data Project, a group
"16.09.2016 13:20:48" theguardian.com Baclofen: the controversial pill that could 'cure' alcoholism France is ground zero for clinical research on Baclofen, a drug said to eliminate alcohol cravings. The medication will soon be more accessible than ever – but not everyone thinks that's a good thing France is ground zero for clinical research on Baclofen, a drug said to eliminate alcohol cravings. The medication will soon be more accessible than ever – but not everyone thinks that's a good thing
"16.09.2016 12:02:33" theguardian.com From mech-suit to Batnipples: the best and worst Batman suits of all time Justice League's Zack Snyder has been showing off Ben Affleck's new 'tactical' suit' from the upcoming film. How does it compare to the caped crusader's top outfits from the past? Batman has always been defined by his Batwear. Tim Burton ushered jettisoned the familiar colour scheme sported by Adam West in the much-loved 1960s show in favour of typically gothic black and an armoured, musclebound look. We look back at Batman's
"16.09.2016 10:47:29" theguardian.com From donkeys to private jets: a history of Russian political campaign ads As the country prepares for parliamentary elections next week, Global Voices looks back on 20 years of post-Soviet politicking A summer of political campaign broadcasts will soon come to a close as Russians cast their votes in the parliamentary elections this weekend. The State Duma, the lower house of parliament, is currently dominated by the pro-Kremlin behemoth United Russia,
"16.09.2016 09:41:20" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From the parasitic 'fairy fly' to paracetamol as you've never seen before, Spike Walker, winner of Royal Photographic Society's new award, shines a light on the hidden world of microscopic forms and structures
"15.09.2016 12:57:28" theguardian.com Typhoon Meranti blows giant inflatable moon around Chinese city – video Typhoon Meranti's strong winds blow a large inflatable moon around the streets of Fuzhou in south-east China Sorry I'm late, I was hit by the moon
"15.09.2016 10:49:16" theguardian.com Hillary Clinton 'healthy and fit to serve as president', doctor says Doctor's letter released by campaign as Clinton recovers from pneumonia, which caused her to lose her footing on Sunday at 9/11 memorial ceremony Hillary Clinton's campaign responds as Republican rival Donald Trump ratchets up speculation over health of the Democrat presidential candidate
"15.09.2016 09:43:42" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Beautiful yet terrifying, Edward Burtynsky's aerial photography is a reminder of just how much human activity has affected the planet – as industry and agriculture leave indelible scars everywhere
"14.09.2016 13:11:49" theguardian.com Leaked documents reveal secretive influence of corporate cash on politics Sealed Wisconsin court documents from Scott Walker investigation expose extent of corporate influence on democratic process rarely seen by the public The pervasive influence of corporate cash in the democratic process, and the extraordinary lengths to which politicians, lobbyists and even judges go to solicit money, are laid bare in sealed court documents leaked to the Guardian
"14.09.2016 11:15:53" theguardian.com Inside the 16 September edition Malaria: beginning of the end? Defectors, astronauts and missile tests in Asia; tennis at the dinner table What can you expect inside this week's Guardian Weekly? Here's the editor to tell you.
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"14.09.2016 09:05:41" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly More for those of you who have visited the UK, here's proof that it does, occasionally, get sunny. There are also a few drizzle shots, just so you know that we didn't make the photos up.
"13.09.2016 16:08:23" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Artists react to Brazil's political turmoil at the São Paulo Biennial, the second oldest art biennial after Venice
"13.09.2016 13:59:18" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows a vendor in Taxila, Pakistan, organising his display of mosquito nets. The image accompanied our lead story on malaria, with Sri Lanka becoming the latest country to declare itself malaria-free. A further 13 countries,
"13.09.2016 13:50:14" theguardian.com Dozens of countries poised to drive out malaria by 2020 Success in Sri Lanka raises hopes that at least 30 other nations could follow suit, marking beginning of the end for disease that kills 400,000 every year On this week's Guardian Weekly cover ... will 2016 see the turning point in the battle against malaria?
Sri Lanka has declared itself malaria-free after meeting the criterion of going three years without an infection. The island almost reached the same
"13.09.2016 10:06:27" theguardian.com Clash of the coworkers: how open-plan offices make us more antisocial Australian study finds having your own office, sharing with just one other or working from home the optimal scenario for workplace harmony Open offices close-off cooperation
"13.09.2016 07:53:36" theguardian.com David Cameron: a political obituary – video We chart the highs and lows of David Cameron's political career, from fresh-faced upstart to his European referendum failure Former prime minister David Cameron has stepped down as an MP after 15 years, saying that he does not want his presence to serve as a “distraction” to new PM and Conservative party leader Theresa May. Here's a look back at Cameron's political career
"12.09.2016 10:19:01" theguardian.com 10 of the world's best cable car rides Higher, longer, faster … these cable cars often break world records as they take passengers soaring over remote wilderness and iconic city settings Perhaps best avoided if you are afraid of heights
"12.09.2016 09:23:25" theguardian.com China: 'world's highest bridge' nears completion in Guizhou The Beipanjiang Bridge, in mountainous southwestern China, soars 565m (1,854ft) above a river Chinese engineers have completed the basic structure of what is expected to become the world's highest bridge.
"09.09.2016 15:21:54" theguardian.com Gaudí's partner in iconic Barcelona design finally gets the limelight Josep Maria Jujol's contribution to Gaudí's Barcelona masterpieces, and those he created himself in Catalonia, have been overlooked. A new documentary seeks to give him the recognition he deserves Visitors to Barcelona will all sooner or later find themselves in Antoni Gaudí's Park Güell, admiring the view from one of the sinuous benches made up of fragments of coloured tiles. For many, the benches are the essence of Gaudí, but they are in fact the
"09.09.2016 14:15:03" theguardian.com Inside the fight to reveal the CIA's torture secrets The first part of the inside story of the Senate investigation into torture, the crisis with the CIA it spurred and the man whose life would never be the same First part of one man's fight to reveal the CIA's torture secrets:
"09.09.2016 12:06:07" theguardian.com My 102-year-old grandmother tries social media: 'Is this what they do all day?' I interviewed my grandmother to get a century of perspective on technology, from the cellphone she uses 'only for emergencies' to Twitter and Snapchat To be honest, she may have a point.
"09.09.2016 10:18:03" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Images from a new book, Overview: A New Perspective, by Benjamin Grant display the beauty and fragility of our planet and its natural resources
"09.09.2016 09:27:58" theguardian.com Sarah Storey makes history on golden day of cycling for Great Britain Sarah Storey has become the most decorated British female Paralympian of all time, claiming her 23rd medal A good day for the GB team at the Paralympics in Rio yesterday, but head and shoulders above them all was Sarah Storey ... just the 12 gold medals now
"08.09.2016 12:23:26" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Feeling hungry? Just the pictures of these matchday snacks are almost enough to give you indigestion
"08.09.2016 10:07:21" theguardian.com Undiplomatic language: five of the worst geopolitical insults The Philippine president just called Barack Obama a 'son of a whore'. Churchill likened De Gaulle to a surprised llama. And that's before you get to Berlusconi There are times when diplomats need help being diplomatic
"07.09.2016 15:39:43" theguardian.com Panama Papers: Denmark buys leaked data to use in tax evasion inquiries Denmark pays £1m for documents from anonymous source and plans to investigate up to 600 Danes who may have evaded tax Denmark pays anonymous source £1m for leaked data to use in tax evasion inquiries
"07.09.2016 10:33:49" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows refugees and migrants arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the Greek island of Lesbos. Our cover story looks back over a year of European migration, and we felt that the image of people making a perilous sea
"07.09.2016 10:19:54" theguardian.com The death of Alan Kurdi: one year on, compassion towards refugees fades Toddler's death opened European hearts and policy towards refugees, but 12 months on those changes have proved temporary This week's cover returns to the story of Europe's refugees. A year after images of a drowned child brought home to Europe the human cost of perilous Mediterranean crossings, promises of a strategy for accepting and resettling refugees have fallen by the
"06.09.2016 09:29:02" theguardian.com Duterte tells Obama 'son of a whore' remark was not meant to be personal Philippine president says he wants 'no quarrel' with Barack Obama and spokesman says 'strong comments' arose from frustration at press questions One feels for the PR team
"06.09.2016 08:06:24" theguardian.com Worried face: the battle for the world's fastest-growing language It started with 176 icons. Now it's grown to 1,800. But who decides what becomes an emoji? We lift the lid on the California coders who live and breathe smiling cats and banned aubergines A test of characters ... who will win the battle for emojis (add own crown icon here)
"05.09.2016 16:56:37" theguardian.com How history forgot the black women behind Nasa's space race In the 1940s, a group of female scientists were the human computers behind the biggest advances in aeronautics. Hidden Figures, an upcoming book and film tells their remarkable, untold story Film celebrates Nasa's overlooked black female mathematicians
"05.09.2016 15:25:03" theguardian.com Braconid, quixotry and ... felty – the greatest Scrabble moves of all time Braconid pushed Londoner Brett Smitheram to 2016 Scrabble glory. What other words have aced the boards over the years? Fair enough, but we'd have demanded a dictionary check.
"05.09.2016 14:25:09" Happy Labor Day to all our readers in the US - enjoy those cookouts (weather permitting)
"05.09.2016 12:08:40" theguardian.com Star Trek's 50-year mission: to shine a light on the best of humankind The visionary sci-fi series first aired in September 1966 – and its utopian, confident blueprint for society still resonates in the age of Trump Star Trek's 50-year-old blueprint for society still resonates in the age of Trump
"05.09.2016 10:49:01" theguardian.com Nasa releases first close-up images of Jupiter taken by Juno spacecraft – video NASA released the first images of Jupiter taken by its Juno spacecraft on Friday almost two months after it arrived in an orbit around the biggest planet in the solar system Good to see you, Jupiter
"05.09.2016 09:44:03" theguardian.com Hong Kong elections: anti-Beijing activists gain foothold in power At least four radical candidates are set to take up a place in the Legislative Council in a huge shake-up for the city's politics Pro-democracy activists gain a foothold in Hong Kong
"05.09.2016 08:24:40" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Morning all from London. And let's start with London, where a 120-metre-long model of the 17th-century skyline was set ablaze to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the great fire of London.
"01.09.2016 14:11:24" theguardian.com What your work doodles really say about you Whether you scribble stars or sketch skulls, find out what your choice of doodle says about your personality, work habits and career ambitions Wavy lines, spirals or an artistic masterpiece?
"31.08.2016 14:56:56" theguardian.com African forest elephants may �face extinction sooner than thought: study New study finds poaching has helped shrink population by 60% since 2002 – and eventually may be responsible for eradicating one of the largest creatures left African elephants are in trouble.
"31.08.2016 08:15:57" theguardian.com 'Paradise on earth': China's Hangzhou gets propaganda facelift for G20 summit World leaders, including Barack Obama and Theresa May, will jet into a city that is having a multi-billion dollar makeover The G20 summit is soon to be held in China for the first time and no expense has been spared in its bid to wow the world.
"30.08.2016 12:03:59" theguardian.com East Ukraine: on the frontline of Europe's forgotten war After two years of fighting, every day continues to bring new casualties and many fear a new Russian-backed offensive On the frontline of Europe's forgotten war... for this week's cover story the Guardian's Moscow correspondent Shaun Walker reports from East Ukraine, where fears of a new Russian-backed offensive are
"30.08.2016 11:41:37" Guardian Weekly's cover photo This week's cover image... A military parade last month marks the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence
"30.08.2016 10:14:06" theguardian.com Apple must repay up to €13bn in illegal aid from Ireland - business live The European Commission says Ireland gave Apple illegal tax benefits worth up to €13bn Breaking news: The European Commission says Ireland gave Apple illegal tax benefits worth up to €13bn
"26.08.2016 10:03:22" theguardian.com Could urban farming be an oasis in the Tulsa food desert? Oklahoma is one of the most food insecure states in the US, where families struggle to buy enough healthy food. Locals are trying to ease poverty with community farming, but face difficulty in a city with a complex racial history Hope for the food shortage in middle America.
"26.08.2016 09:11:36" theguardian.com Even Donald Trump is learning that nice guys don't always finish last | Gaby Hinsliff The swaggering, hectoring tough-guy act was attractive to voters – but only so long as he was bullying people they didn't like 'If you want to get ahead, be nice to receptionists'
"25.08.2016 13:41:16" theguardian.com Domino's planning drone pizza delivery service in New Zealand Company is looking to launch regular delivery service in late 2016 after conducting trial run in Auckland Yet another reason to emigrate?
"24.08.2016 12:04:32" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly And you think it's hot where you are?
"24.08.2016 12:01:06" theguardian.com A 'radical alternative': how one man changed the perception of Los Angeles In the 1960s, British architectural critic Reyner Banham declared his love for the city that his fellow intellectuals hated. What Banham wrote about Los Angeles redefined how the world perceived it – but what would he think of LA today? An interesting take on one of the world's great cities.
"24.08.2016 08:36:25" theguardian.com Amatrice earthquake: mayor says dozens have died after 6.2 quake – live Mayor of Amatrice says half of the town is 'isn't here anymore' after severe earthquake hits central Italy and is felt in Rome Follow the latest updates on the severe earthquake in Italy
"23.08.2016 13:56:54" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Beautiful images of the natural world
"23.08.2016 13:05:52" theguardian.com Trump and Clinton's free trade retreat: a pivotal moment for the world's economic future Never before have both main presidential candidates broken so completely with Washington orthodoxy on globalisation, even as the White House refuses to give up. The problem, however, goes much deeper than trade deals Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton don't agree on much.
But both presidential candidates think that the US needs to question its reliance on the doctrine of free trade.
"23.08.2016 12:17:01" Guardian Weekly's cover photo Sea change... signs against the TPP at July's Democratic convention
"23.08.2016 08:07:33" theguardian.com Fear of the light: why we need darkness | Amanda Petrusich The Long Read: Light pollution conceals true darkness from 80% of Europe and North America. What do we lose when we can no longer see the stars? Making sense of the night sky: why we need darkness and what we lose when we can no longer see the stars
"19.08.2016 15:11:56" theguardian.com Lost cities #10: Fordlandia – the failure of Henry Ford's utopian city in the Amazon In the 1920s the US industrialist wanted to found a city based on the values that made his company a success – while, of course, producing cheap rubber. The jungle city that bore his name ended up one of his biggest failures The jungle city that bore his name ended up one of Henry Ford's biggest failures
"19.08.2016 12:05:33" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly A newly opened pet pool proves to be a popular draw for owners of pampered animals in Chengdu, China
"19.08.2016 09:35:50" theguardian.com Olympics 2016 daily briefing: doubles all round for Usain Bolt and Jade Jones Bolt gets the triple double and aims for the triple treble, GB's Jones wins back-to-back taekwondo golds, and US admits swimmers' robbery tale was false Morning all. Here's your catch-up of overnight action from the Rio Olympics, where there was a triple double, with talk of a triple treble - confused yet?
"18.08.2016 14:35:01" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly In Ballpoint Art, writer Trent Morse gathers artists from around the world who show that ballpoint pens are for more than shopping lists and doodling
"18.08.2016 13:07:20" theguardian.com India mourns crocodile-wrestling 'Queen mother' of tigers Machali, thought to be world's oldest wild tiger and known for serene bearing, dies in Rajasthan national park aged about 20 The “Queen mother” of royal Bengals, thought to be the oldest surviving tiger in the wild, has died in a northern Indian national park.
"18.08.2016 12:07:08" theguardian.com Palio di Siena: 'It's not a horse race; it's a way of life' - photo essay Photographer Christian Sinibaldi was allowed behind the scenes as the Italian city prepares for its twice-yearly horse race that is the root of civic pride The culmination of the Palio di Siena is a 90-second horse race, held twice a year. But for Sienese, it is so much more than that. Photographer Christian Sinibaldi was allowed behind the scenes in the days leading up to the race
"18.08.2016 11:02:07" theguardian.com Boy in the ambulance: shocking image emerges of Syrian child pulled from Aleppo rubble Boy shown covered head to toe with dust was injured in airstrike on rebel-held district on Wednesday Boy in the ambulance: the shocking image of a Syrian child pulled from rubble in Aleppo captures the horror of conflict
"18.08.2016 09:20:35" theguardian.com Fake human sacrifice filmed at Cern, with pranking scientists suspected Spokeswoman at high temple of particle physics suggests 'scientific users' of the Geneva facility 'let their humour go too far' with staging of occult rite It's not all work, work, work at the science lab
"17.08.2016 13:32:09" theguardian.com Blue Cut fire scorches 9,000 acres and forces evacuation of 80,000 in California Fanned by strong winds and high temperatures, the wildfire outside Los Angeles has prompted chaotic scenes as families scramble to flee Fire tornado, more accurately known as a fire whirl, flares 60 miles east of Los Angeles
"17.08.2016 12:18:38" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Abandoned crofts in the Outer Hebrides – complete with sheep skeletons, tin walls and Technicolor interiors ... and photographed by ex-Buzzcocks drummer John Maher
"17.08.2016 11:07:13" theguardian.com 'Googly-eyed' stubby squid spotted off California coast – video Researchers have captured rare footage of the stubby squid – a purple-colored species with large eyes – during an exploration voyage off Santa Monica What am I?
I'm somewhat rare, look like a cross between an octopus and squid, spend my life on the seafloor and use my large eyes to spot incoming prey.
Anyone? Do you need a clue?
"17.08.2016 09:12:11" theguardian.com Olympic spirit: New Zealand and American runners help each other after collision Nikki Hamblin and Abbey D'Agostino finished last in the 5000m after coming to each others' aid following a mid-race fall Morning all. Let's start with news from Rio, where two stricken distance runners showed true Olympic spirit. We think some kind of special medal is in order.
"16.08.2016 11:59:12" theguardian.com The Nauru files: cache of 2,000 leaked reports reveal scale of abuse of children in Australian offshore detention Exclusive: The largest cache of documents to be leaked from within Australia's asylum seeker detention regime details assaults, sexual assaults and self-harm Our cover story this week comes from Australia, from a series called the Nauru files. The Nauru files are cache of 2,000 reports leaked from within Australia's asylum seeker detention regime. The files set out living conditions endured by asylum seekers
"16.08.2016 09:51:44" theguardian.com Louisiana flooding: five dead, 20,000 rescued so far – video Soaked region expected to get more rain from a storm system stretching from Gulf coast to the Ohio valley Residents had been pulled from swamped cars, flooded homes and threatened hospitals across the southern part of Louisiana.
"16.08.2016 07:59:24" theguardian.com Olympics 2016 daily briefing: an unexpected dive and a very high vault Shaunae Miller upsets the women's 400m with a tumbling finish, Brazil's Thiago Braz Da Silva leaps to gold, plus medals galore to come on day 11 Morning from London. First here's what you may have missed from the Rio Olympics - including gold for Brazil, Kenya and The Bahamas
"15.08.2016 17:35:24" theguardian.com How the Soviets helped America's craft beer revolution A Russian pagan republic championed hops before microbreweries went mainstream – now it wants to be back on the global beer map, The Calvert Journal reports From cold war to a cold brew.
"15.08.2016 14:44:33" theguardian.com Not like in the movies: Syrian refugee trapped in Turkish airport limbo The experience of 28-year-old Fadi Mansour is a far cry from that of Tom Hanks's character in The Terminal “I thought it would be hours before they would let me back in.”
A 28-year-old Syrian was trapped for more than a year inside Istanbul's Atatürk airport
"15.08.2016 11:12:39" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Somewhere between Mad Men and David Hockney's pool paintings... Photographer Julius Shulman visited the visionary modernist buildings of mid-century America.
"15.08.2016 09:39:45" theguardian.com Thailand blasts: more devices found as authorities blame sole mastermind Network of bombers were 'following orders from one individual', say police but no group has yet claimed responsibility More devices found in Thailand as authorities blame sole mastermind for series of explosive and arson attacks
"15.08.2016 07:54:41" theguardian.com How Usain Bolt made history with his third 100m gold medal victory Bolt got off to a slow start behind rival Justin Gatlin but surged ahead in the last few seconds. Although the Jamaican's time didn't break any records, his win makes him the first athlete to win three successive Olympic 100m titles Depending on your location in the world, you'll either have gone to bed, woken up or watched live the news that a certain Mr Bolt clinched his third straight Olympic 100m title. Here's a snazzy graphic to explain just how he did it.
"13.08.2016 00:00:00" theguardian.com Nauru briefing: the casual brutality of Australia's offshore detention regime – video Guardian reporter Ben Doherty on the plight of asylum seekers indefinitely incarcerated in 'regional processing centres' All asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by boat are sent for 'offshore processing' in the tiny island nation of Nauru or on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. In the global context of 65 million displaced people the numbers are minuscule – barely 2,000
"12.08.2016 15:15:48" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Photographer Yoshinori Mizutani was freaked out by the ever-growing numbers of birds massing on overhead wires, and began capturing their 'grim warning to modern society'
"12.08.2016 13:46:17" theguardian.com Rem review – jet-setting portrait of world's most talked-about architect Globe-trotting documentary by Rem Koolhaas's son Tomas finds the film-maker racing to keep up with his 71-year-old father and struggling to achieve objectivity Rem is the culmination of film-maker Tomas Koolhaas chasing his busy father across time zones for four years, from taxi to departure lounge to construction site and back again, forming a whirlwind travelogue-portrait of the world's most talked-about
"12.08.2016 11:34:54" theguardian.com Why have the Rio Olympic pools turned green? – video Rio 2016 officials came under criticism on Tuesday after a 'decreased akalinity' caused the Olympic diving and polo pools to turn green Perhaps the diving pool is envious of the swimming pool?
"12.08.2016 09:56:11" theguardian.com Put yourself on the Guardian Weekly map Join Guardian Weekly's interactive project, and find your place in the world, by contributing via GuardianWitness Find your place in the world: become part of the Guardian Weekly global community in some 170 countries.
"12.08.2016 09:35:50" theguardian.com Tourist towns of Phuket and Hua Hin in Thailand hit by deadly explosions Fears of further bombings after two sets of explosions are heard on Thursday and Friday in Hua Hin and Phuket Police on alert in Thailand after a series of coordinated blasts, including towns of Phuket and Hua Hin
"09.08.2016 13:41:38" theguardian.com The last emperors: Akihito and Japan's imperial family – video explainer Japan's Emperor Akihito has said that his health is failing and hinted that he may abdicate After Japan's Emperor Akihito's admission of failing health fuelled rumours of his possible abdication, a look back on the life of the Imperial family
"09.08.2016 12:48:32" Timeline Photos This week's cover photo shows oil contamination in the Komi Republic in northern Russia. The area is renowned for its many lakes, but oil spills from the Usinsk oilfields mar the region. This photo was one of a series from the area taken by Gleb
"09.08.2016 12:38:03" theguardian.com The town that reveals how Russia spills two Deepwater Horizons of oil each year Oil spills in the Komi Republic caused by old pipelines are relatively small and rarely garner widespread attention - but added up they threaten fish stocks and pasture for cattle Leading the latest issue of Guardian Weekly is a report looking at the environmental damage of Russia's ageing oil infrastructure in the Komi Republic, just south of the Arctic Circle. The area that hosted the development of the Soviet Union's modern oil
"08.08.2016 16:00:27" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Finding quiet before the rumble in the jungle
"08.08.2016 10:59:10" theguardian.com Is your memory as accurate as you think it is? We all forget things - but are the things that we do remember as accurate as we'd like to believe? You must remember this ...
"08.08.2016 08:47:54" theguardian.com Rio 2016 | The Guardian Latest Rio 2016 news, comment and analysis from the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice Morning all, Olympic action last night saw Team GB win their first gold, and US's Michael Phelps win his 19th(!) https://www.theguardian.com/sport/rio-2016
"05.08.2016 15:03:25" theguardian.com China's great flood: tests on children's bones support 4,000-year-old legend Carbon dating suggests landslide caused a Yellow river deluge matching the time China's civilisation was said to have begun Analysis of skeletons have revealed that an earthquake 4,000 years ago could be the source of a legendary “great flood”
"05.08.2016 11:33:13" theguardian.com How much do you know about the Olympics? Find out in our quiz Test your knowledge of 1960s drugs use, ancient sports, arts at the Games, a French aristocrat, a reluctant rower, Olympic animals and medal metallurgy Will you take gold, silver or bronze in our Olympic quiz?
"05.08.2016 09:59:26" theguardian.com Syrian refugees design app for navigating German bureaucracy The developers behind Bureaucrazy want to help natives and newcomers who share their bewilderment at the nation's red tape Faced with a problem? Find a solution. Help is at hand for refugees trying to negotiate Germany's bureaucracy
"04.08.2016 12:52:37" theguardian.com Is Rio ready? Organisers put finishing touches to Olympic venues – video explainer The opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday is fast approaching The sporting action will be spectacular as always, but how ready is Rio to stage the Olympics?
"04.08.2016 09:52:00" theguardian.com Road-straddling bus takes first test drive in China Months after design was revealed Transit Explore Bus has inaugural run on test track in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province Morning all, and here's a neat way of beating morning gridlock: a traffic-straddling bus. Though I'm not sure how I'd feel about being in the car underneath the bus.
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"03.08.2016 10:19:18" theguardian.com Inside the 5 August edition Touching the hem of history; the science of cute; the Olympic movement, assessed Morning everyone. Here's an idea of what subscribers will be reading in the next copy of Guardian Weekly
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"02.08.2016 16:08:19" theguardian.com The doctor who beat big tobacco The Long Read: When Dr Bronwyn King discovered her pension fund was investing in the cigarette companies that were killing her cancer patients, she was staggered. And she knew she had to act How a cancer specialist persuaded pension funds to divest billions of dollars from the cigarette industry
"02.08.2016 14:36:11" Timeline Photos The cover photo this week shows the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally with vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine, in Columbus, during their three-day bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. The pair were hoping to drum up
"02.08.2016 14:28:07" theguardian.com Shadow of Trump looms as Clinton and Kaine tour the Rust Belt battlegrounds As the Democrats touted job policies among blue-collar workers courted by Republicans, the GOP nominee's latest controversy exploded, stage right On the front of the paper this week is Hillary Clinton, now the official US presidential nominee for the Democratic party. Both Clinton and her adversary, the Republican party candidate Donald Trump, will need to unite their parties in the run up to
"02.08.2016 11:04:17" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly As we get closer to the Rio Olympics, why not share some photos of the city's giant landmark?
"02.08.2016 09:13:24" theguardian.com Donald Trump labels Clinton 'the devil' and suggests election will be rigged Republican nominee makes claims on campaign trail while ignoring controversy over his remarks about a Muslim soldier's parents Morning all. The top story overnight, as it is likely to be until November when the polls open, is from the US election.
"01.08.2016 16:29:38" theguardian.com Facebook lures Africa with free internet - but what is the hidden cost? Some see Mark Zuckerberg's plan to wire up the continent as a philanthropic gesture, others suspect a cynical marketing ploy Free Basics initiative, in which mobile users are able to access Facebook free of data charges, is available in 42 countries, more than half of them in Africa.
"01.08.2016 14:31:44" theguardian.com Kochi embarks on water metro project to revamp 'Venice of the east' Islanders in Vembanad lagoon, now a popular Keralan tourist destination, hope new public transport will bring easy access to jobs and services on mainland The city of Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala and that authorities hope the new form of public transportation, scheduled to be fully functional by 2020, will bring them easy access to jobs, education and services on the mainland.
"01.08.2016 13:05:36" theguardian.com Quiz: can you identify the world cities from their running heat maps? Smartphones and GPS watches now leave digital traces behind many urban runners, as they wind their way along the river or round the park. Can you identify the cities from the telltale tracks? Our quiz today is an exercise in exercise
"01.08.2016 11:06:46" theguardian.com 100 Olympians to watch at Rio 2016 From global stars to refugees ready for a tilt at glory, here are 100 competitors for you to watch and follow at the Olympic Games in Rio Are you ready for Rio? Here's our guide on some of the Games potential stars
"01.08.2016 09:18:25" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Commuting by train in the UK can sometimes feel like a barren wasteland, but these photos show UK's railways that Guardian readers think should be brought back to life
"29.07.2016 14:19:20" theguardian.com Tokyo times: race to rule world's largest city mired in sex scandal and misogyny Japan's capital is electing a new governor – but the battle for the job has brought criticism over mudslinging tactics Mayoral race turns ugly in Tokyo
"29.07.2016 12:23:32" theguardian.com Unravelling Brazil's diverse DNA Artist Marcus Lyon travelled throughout the world's fifth largest country to photograph people for his project Somos Brasil (We are Brazil). The nation's diversity is shown in the resulting portraits whose subjects also had their ancestral genetics mapped Ahead of the Rio Olympics, a photographer tracks the complex ancestral genetics of his Brazilian subjects
"29.07.2016 10:54:31" theguardian.com VCRs are cast into the dustbin of history – video The last known maker of video cassette recorders, Funai Japan, has announced it is to cease production of VCRs An ode to the humble video player/VCR. (Apologies to anyone born after 2000, but VCRs were very big in their day.)
"29.07.2016 09:34:39" theguardian.com US police mistake icing from Krispy Kreme doughnuts for crystal meth Daniel Rushing had been eating the snack in his car when pulled over by Orlando officers who believed icing from the doughnuts were drugs Taking into custardy? US police mistake icing from Krispy Kreme doughnuts for crystal meth
"28.07.2016 13:55:52" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK, has brought together some dazzling, intricate manuscripts, whose colours foreshadow modern art … in the middle ages
"28.07.2016 12:50:40" theguardian.com Quiz: match the celebrities to their degrees Who's the comedian with a degree in electrical engineering, the supermodel with an MA in public health? Take our quiz on the academic secrets of the stars It's quiz time. Will you be the don of our university degree inquiries?
"28.07.2016 11:25:25" theguardian.com MH370 pilot's flight simulator did plot course over southern Indian Ocean Australian officials confirm Malaysia Airlines captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah's simulator did show route where plane is believed to have vanished Pilot of missing Malaysia Airline's flight MH370 had a home flight simulator that plotted course over southern Indian Ocean
"28.07.2016 09:35:03" theguardian.com One hour of activity needed to offset harmful effects of sitting at a desk Risk of dying increases among desk-based workers who sit for eight hours and do low amounts of exercise, new research finds Morning from London. Today we give you the perfect excuse to leave the office
"27.07.2016 15:00:54" theguardian.com Remember the ice bucket challenge? It just funded an ALS breakthrough ALS association says money raised by the viral charity challenge, dismissed as 'slacktivism' by many, has helped identify a new gene associated with the disease Ice bucket challenge was a good-intentioned bit of fun, but it has also provided funds for some serious science
"27.07.2016 12:01:16" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Gorgeous galaxies and stunning stars make up this selection of pictures from the shortlisted entries for this year's Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 15 September.
"27.07.2016 10:05:57" theguardian.com Inside the 29 July edition Africa embraces a tech revolution; Germany, France and Turkey, in context; the week in delicate balance What's in the paper this week; why not ask the editor?
"26.07.2016 14:19:12" youtube.com 80-odd years of Shake It Off HQ Fifty residents, staff and grandchildren from Julia Wallace Retirement Village spent a week making this special tribute to Taylor Swift's Shake It Off. With ... Need a break from the news? Watch the residents of a New Zealand retirement home (and a few of their grandchildren) in a shot-by-shot recreation of Taylor Swift's Shake it Off video.
"26.07.2016 12:55:37" Timeline Photos The cover photo this week shows a Maasai tribesman using a mobile phone in the Masai Mara, Kenya. The striking image - with a blending of traditional and modern worlds - worked perfectly with our cover story, which focused on the rise of technology in
"26.07.2016 12:38:03" theguardian.com Can the internet reboot Africa? With smartphone use and web penetration soaring, Africa is set for a tech revolution – but only if its infrastructure can support it Our lead story this week takes us to Africa, where there's hope that technology could propel the continent on a leap forward to the 'fourth industrial revolution'. Cellular telephony has enabled a boom in smartphone ownership and broadband connections,
"26.07.2016 11:04:22" theguardian.com Michelle Obama's stirring Democratic convention speech brings crowd to tears The first lady proved the perfect Trump antidote and drew a 'wow' from Bill Clinton as she declared: 'Because of Hillary Clinton, my daughters ... take for granted that a woman can be president' More pointers for Melania Trump's next speech?
"26.07.2016 09:02:40" theguardian.com Japan knife attack: 19 killed and dozens wounded in stabbing Man armed with a knife attacked facility for disabled people in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo, before turning himself in to policeLatest updates on this story Suspect turns himself in after attack at care home in Japan
"26.07.2016 07:56:16" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Let's start the day with some good news ... congratulations to the Solar Impulse 2 team, whose aircraft has become the first solar plane to complete a round-the-world trip.
"25.07.2016 15:30:58" theguardian.com Naked attraction: the apocalyptic rise of nude dating shows In the terrible new dawn of dating shows, desirability is judged by genitalia alone. Is this it: the death of all civilisation? Has the TV dating show reached it's endpoint?
"25.07.2016 14:24:53" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Just over a week ago, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens took to the streets to oppose an attempted military coup. AFP photographers Bulent Kilic and Ozan Köse documented that dramatic night and the days following it
"25.07.2016 11:59:12" theguardian.com Africa's tech pioneers: 'We have become an internet-consuming culture' As part of the Guardian's series on technology in Africa, we meet 10 leaders of the continent's digital transformation A series looking at technology in Africa - with 10 leaders from the tech sector
"25.07.2016 10:17:48" theguardian.com Nintendo shares plummet after it points out it doesn't make Pokémon Go Hit mobile game, made by Niantic, will have a 'limited' effect on Nintendo's finances, the company has warned Pokémon a no-go for Nintendo
"25.07.2016 08:49:34" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Kicking against the (plasticine) sticks...
"25.07.2016 07:16:45" theguardian.com Germany bombing: Syrian man kills himself, injures 12, in Ansbach explosion A 27-year-old man who had been denied asylum dies after 'deliberate explosion' in southern German town Explosion outside a music festival in the German town of Ansbach.
"22.07.2016 13:55:57" theguardian.com VHS is dead, but at least it outlived Betamax by nine months Last remaining VHS tape producer will cease manufacturing cassettes at the end of this month, bringing the 40-year-long analogue videotape era to an end The end of an era, though many thought it ended years ago.
"22.07.2016 13:02:04" theguardian.com Britain's economy shrinking at fastest rate since 2009, says survey Report over confidence and manufacturing signals 0.4% reduction in GDP imminent, as well as huge hit on services sector and sterling Brexit has negative effect on UK economy
"22.07.2016 11:35:36" theguardian.com Pop quiz: from Amy Winehouse to Pearl Jam – do you know this week in music history? It was the week Elvis made his first recordings, and we lost Amy Winehouse. But how well do you know your pop history? Pop quiz ... quite literally
"22.07.2016 09:27:36" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From the Brexit vote to resignations and political chaos, via sporting triumphs and disasters, the terrorist attack in Nice and the military coup in Turkey, we take a look back at a month of dramatic news
"21.07.2016 14:17:48" theguardian.com Inside the 22 July edition Brazil's Olympic boost; a bloody week in Europe; keeping pace with play Editor's blog: Brazil's Olympic boost; a bloody week in Europe; keeping pace with play - in the Guardian Weekly this week
"21.07.2016 12:38:32" theguardian.com Unsquashable squirts: the legacy of Roald Dahl's girl heroes The children's author was a known womaniser and bigot. But in characters such as Matilda or The BFG's Sophie, he wrote quietly valiant heroines who continue to give solace – even to grown women Roald Dahl and his indomitable heroines
"21.07.2016 10:52:05" theguardian.com 'The graveyard of the Earth': inside City 40, Russia's deadly nuclear secret Ozersk, codenamed City 40, was the birthplace of the Soviet nuclear weapons programme. Now it is one of the most contaminated places on the planet – so why do so many residents still view it as a fenced-in paradise? Deep in the vast forests of Russia's Ural mountains lies the forbidden city of Ozersk. Codenamed City 40, Ozersk was the birthplace of the Soviet nuclear weapons programme after the second world war. For decades, this city of 100,000 people did not appear
"21.07.2016 09:42:50" theguardian.com US officials target $1bn of assets as part of fraud investigation into 1MDB fund Justice department traces money from Malaysian economic development fund to real estate in Beverly Hills, $200m in artwork and The Wolf of Wall Street Life imitating art? Wolf of Wall Street film linked to money 'stolen from Malaysian fund', US claims
"20.07.2016 15:13:22" theguardian.com Vote Po the panda: the movies that inspire politicians Mike Pence hates Mulan, Hitler loved Snow White, and Britain's new foreign secretary takes inspiration from … Dodgeball. We consider the politicians who read significance – good and bad – into cinema No votes for Sharknado?
"20.07.2016 13:28:36" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly When journalist Lee Lockwood arrived in Cuba the day before Fidel Castro took power in 1959, he thought he was onto an interesting story. Lockwood would spend the next decade documenting the revolution to compile a rich portrait of a revolutionary era
"20.07.2016 11:51:02" theguardian.com The toughest Star Trek film quiz in the known universe As Star Trek Beyond beams into cinemas this Friday, test your knowledge of the big screen franchise from the very beginning Today's quiz is one for science fiction fans ... set questions to stun.
"20.07.2016 10:56:43" theguardian.com Why is France targeted so often by terrorists? – video explainer Why is France targeted so often by terrorists? – video explainer While the motives of the Nice attacker are still unclear, his attack is a grim reminder of the terrorist incidents France has suffered since the start of last year. So why is France targeted so often by terrorists?
Warning: some viewers may find some
"20.07.2016 09:45:26" theguardian.com It's official: Republican party nominates Donald Trump for president Party largely avoids drama during delegates' roll call vote on convention floor as Trump's once unthinkable ascension becomes reality Well, it's official
"19.07.2016 14:31:46" theguardian.com Erdoğan's crackdown: 'Free speech is being rebranded terrorism' – video Phoebe Greenwood goes to Istanbul to meet the journalists risking life sentences to report and publish stories critical of the Erdoğan government. Since Turkey's failed military coup on Friday, more than 6,000 people in the civil service, security forces and military have been arrested. Writers and journalists fear that Turkey's authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, will use the failed
"19.07.2016 12:48:56" Timeline Photos This week's cover photo shows assistants to Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra working on a huge mural representing the five continents, at the Olympic Boulevard in Rio de Janeiro. As Brazil gears up to host the Games, beginning next month, the country will
"19.07.2016 12:44:53" theguardian.com Will the Olympics offer Brazil a way out of crisis or add to its burden? With three weeks to go until the opening ceremony, the Rio de Janeiro is desperate for an uplift – and fearful of what will happen when the athletes leave The lead story in latest issue of Guardian Weekly looks ahead to the Rio Olympics, due to begin on 5 August.
In 2009, when Brazil won the right to host the Olympics, president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's approval ratings were among the highest in the
"19.07.2016 11:52:28" theguardian.com Authors on Trump: who said what – quiz As the Republican convention begins in Cleveland, we delve into the rich abundance of zingers writers have delivered about Donald Trump. Who said what? It's quiz time! Authors on Trump ...
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"19.07.2016 09:05:18" theguardian.com What is the Internet of Things and how does ARM fit in? Britain's best unknown technology company ARM Holdings has been bought by Japan's SoftBank. But what exactly is the Internet of Things? Britain's most successful technology company, ARM Holdings, has agreed to be sold to Japan's SoftBank for £24.3bn. ARM microchips are used in 95% of all smartphones, but SoftBank hopes to capitalise on the growth of 'the Internet of Things'.
"19.07.2016 07:55:50" theguardian.com How a French village gears up for the Tour – photo essay David Levene vists Bédoin, a village at the foot of one of the Tour de France's legendary climbs, Mont Ventoux, to see it prepare for the peloton to pass through Good morning from a sunny London. L:et's start with this lovely photo essay from the Tour de France. Today is a rest day for the riders, but probably not for the spectators.
"18.07.2016 16:25:34" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly On 18 July 1936, a group of officers attempted to overthrow the leftwing Popular Front government, that came to power in February 1936. That date marks the beginning of the Spanish civil war which killed 500,000 and resulted in 450,000 fleeing Spain.
"18.07.2016 14:52:44" theguardian.com Wada report alleges Russian state-sponsored doping programme A devastating and damning report into Russian sport has found that the country's government, security services and sporting authorities colluded to hide widespread doping across “a vast majority” of winter and summer sports Damning report into Russian sport finds widespread doping across “a vast majority” of winter and summer sports, with the International Olympic Committee promising it will not hesitate to take “toughest sanctions available” against those implicated.
"18.07.2016 12:55:09" theguardian.com 'Blood on our hands' – the fatal story of one American bullet On US independence day last year three men tore through a Pennsylvania town in an SUV, killing at random. Chris McGreal traces their .38 Special ammunition right back to the factory it came from Tracing the path of a bullet - signing off on specialised ammunition
"18.07.2016 10:23:43" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Four photographers have been newly inducted into Magnum, one of the world's most respected photo agencies, for their stark, witty and affectionate work. Have a look at their work and see what you think.
"18.07.2016 09:27:49" theguardian.com Turkey coup attempt: who were the plotters? The Turkish government alleges links to Fethullah Gülen, while others say it was a badly organised coup and Hizmet connection is doubtful News of the attempted coup in Turkey continues to evolve, but this piece explains: who were the plotters and why did it fail?
"18.07.2016 07:59:28" Good morning from London, where summer as. We'll be working hard on the latest issue, sadly office-bound but near a big window at least
"15.07.2016 16:08:52" theguardian.com How the internet was invented In 40 years, the internet has morphed from a military communication network into a vast global cyberspace. And it all started in a California beer garden Just think: You have a beer garden to thank for all this!
"15.07.2016 11:54:54" theguardian.com Who is the real Theresa May? Six writers on what her cabinet says about her | The panel Say hello to Boris Johnson and Liam Fox, wave goodbye to George Osborne and Michael Gove. How should we interpret the new prime minister's first cabinet? Want to know more about Britain's new prime minister?
Guardian writers give us their take on her cabinet selections.
"15.07.2016 11:17:46" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From rainbows and piano keyboards to french fries and bullets - a creative take on pedestrian crossings in cities around the world
"15.07.2016 10:40:10" theguardian.com Sympathy should be our only response to the Nice terror attack | Simon Jenkins We should not pretend that any state can stop one madman in a truck. Most official responses are likely only to make things worse Guardian journalist Simon Jenkins offers his first thoughts on the tragic attack in Nice
"14.07.2016 10:16:30" theguardian.com May's cabinet reshuffle: Philip Hammond rules out emergency budget - live updates Rolling coverage of Theresa May's first full day as prime minister, her new cabinet and government appointments, and reaction to Boris Johnson's appointment as foreign secretary We know it's not easy, but this will help you keep up with the fast-moving political developments in Britain.
"13.07.2016 09:21:48" theguardian.com Big hug! Sanders endorses Clinton Got a minute? Assorted Sanders backers ticked ... Trump calls Sanders a sellout … Obama and Bush in Dallas … and everything else from the campaign trail. By Tom McCarthy The Democrats are now united against Republican Donald Trump.
"12.07.2016 13:38:02" theguardian.com How technology disrupted the truth | Katharine Viner Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts. But the consequences go far beyond journalism Want to know why the media have failed the public so badly?
Here's an excellent explanation by Guardian editor-in-chief Kath Viner.
"12.07.2016 13:13:05" Timeline Photos This week's cover story focuses on the huge amount of food that is wasted in the United States. We all know that consumers throw out a good deal of the food they buy. But did you know that an enormous amount of the food produced in the US never even makes
"08.07.2016 16:31:20" theguardian.com Rooms by the river: Paris welcomes its first floating hotel OFF Seine, a purpose-built, 58-room hotel, moored near the Gare d'Austerlitz, is the first of its kind in France and part of Paris's ambitious riverside development scheme The Paris hotel scene seems bouyant
"08.07.2016 12:42:47" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Three years of conflict have severely affected food production in Central African Republic, leaving more than half the population in need of aid. Recognising that about 80% of the country's people rely on agriculture, the World Food Programme and the Food
"08.07.2016 11:38:53" theguardian.com Behind the scenes at the biggest website for bedroom guitarists Welcome to the sweary headquaters of Ultimate Guitar, one of Russia's biggest tech successes Tech website, Russia, hours 9-3 (when you're at your most productive) - just don't be late.
"08.07.2016 09:46:45" theguardian.com Dallas protest shooting: 10 officers shot and 3 dead, police say – live Dozens of shots heard in downtown Dallas near protest against police violence in response to fatal shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling Obama pledges 'justice will be done' after Dallas shootings
"07.07.2016 16:03:56" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From the mid-70s, leftwing political figures were imprisoned, tortured and killed throughout South America as part of a dictators' pact called Operation Condor. Photographer João Pina has tracked its legacy
"07.07.2016 14:31:17" theguardian.com Bunch of grapes sells for £8,350 in Japan Record price paid by shop owner for about 30 fruits of the Ruby Roman variety, which is considered a status symbol Sour grapes? Let's hope not.
"07.07.2016 10:29:27" theguardian.com Chilcot report: 'A devastating critique of Blair and the British government' - video The Guardian's Luke Harding and Ewen MacAskill give their reactions on Wednesday to Sir John Chilcot's report into the war in Iraq Guardian writers respond to the Iraq Inquiry (Chilcot report)
"07.07.2016 09:31:13" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Good morning from London. Let's start today with some lovely pictures of Eid celebrations from around the world
"06.07.2016 13:38:39" theguardian.com Ottawa shuts down kids' lemonade stand over permit, sparking criticism It wasn't long after two young sisters set up shop on a grassy roadside in Ottawa that a federal officer told them to 'pack up and leave' And the award for petty authoritarianism goes to...
"06.07.2016 10:54:01" theguardian.com Chilcot delivers crushing verdict on Blair and the Iraq war Long-awaited report says UK chose to join invasion before peaceful options for disarming Saddam had been exhausted Long-awaited Chilcot report delivers crushing verdict on Tony Blair and the Iraq war
"06.07.2016 09:50:58" theguardian.com The Iraq war, Tony Blair and the Chilcot report – video explainer We look back at the events that led to an invasion widely regarded to be Britain's biggest foreign policy mistake since the 1950s Suez crisis In 2009 the then UK prime minister, Gordon Brown, announced an independent inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq war. Today the findings from The Iraq Inquiry, which is more widely know as the Chilcot report after its chairman, Sir John Chilcot, is due
"06.07.2016 09:16:07" First things first ... Eid Mubarak to all our readers and people everywhere.
"05.07.2016 12:20:50" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows excess gas being burned at the Rumala oil field, south of Basra. The picture was to accompany a piece on the Iraq, which continues to suffer political and economic instability long after the end of a conflict that was
"05.07.2016 12:04:59" theguardian.com Basra after the British: division and despair in Iraq's oil boomtown Basra's six-year period of British control following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will come under scrutiny with the release of the Chilcot report. Ghaith Abdul-Ahad finds a city 'run by mafias' and still struggling with the legacy of war Our cover story this week looks at the legacy of British involvement in Iraq, specifically in the city of Basra. The article charts the fortunes of the largest city in the south, from the war with Iran to the ousting of Saddam Hussein to the arrival of
"05.07.2016 10:19:16" theguardian.com What to expect from the Chilcot inquiry: revelation or whitewash? It has been seven years in the making at a cost of £10m and runs to 2.6m words. Chilcot's report into the Iraq war finally nears publication, but will it be worth the wait? In 2009 the UK's then prime minister, Gordon Brown, announced an independent inquiry into the lead up to, and duration of the UK's military involvement in the 2003 war in Iraq. Tomorrow, the Chilcot inquiry will be released.
"05.07.2016 09:05:09" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Had breakfast yet? Why not try 70 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, followed by a couple of indigestion tablets?
"05.07.2016 07:41:40" theguardian.com Jupiter: Nasa mission puts Juno spacecraft in orbit after five-year journey Arrival of the spacecraft prompted shouts of joy at Nasa's jet propulsion lab, where scientists had been watching Juno's progress with bated breath Did anything happen while we were asleep? Oh nothing much, just Nasa put the Juno spacecraft into Jupiter's orbit after five-year journey ... that kind of thing
"04.07.2016 16:07:43" theguardian.com Do cows get seasick? Welcome to Rotterdam's floating dairy farm The €2.5m project envisages 40 cows on a floating platform producing 1,000 litres of milk a day. It aims to reconnect Rotterdam's residents with their food A dairy farm with a difference. But who returns the milk bottles?
"04.07.2016 14:34:28" theguardian.com Chris Evans quits Top Gear after one series BBC motoring show loses top talent after presenter tweets he gave it his 'best shot' but that it wasn't enough 'Gave it my best shot but sometimes that's not enough'. Presenter Chris Evans quits post-Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear after one series
"04.07.2016 13:00:00" Timeline Photos To all of our readers and Americans everywhere: Happy 4th July. We can smell the cooking from here.
"04.07.2016 11:02:50" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly The way we were, in colour – hand-coloured photos from black-and-white negatives offer a fascinating insight into the world when colour photography was still in its infancy
"04.07.2016 09:43:44" theguardian.com Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader Man who campaigned for Britain to leave the EU has stepped down from leadership of the party Ukip leader Nigel Farage resigns after 'achieving political ambition' of Brexit
"04.07.2016 07:44:34" To all of our readers and Americans everywhere: Happy 4th July
"02.07.2016 00:00:00" theguardian.com A look back at Australia's 2016 general election campaign – video The two-month Australian election campaign is over, and soon we'll have a newly elected – or re-elected – prime minister Hang on Australia, you're nearly there. A look back at the 2016 election campaigns
"01.07.2016 15:53:39" theguardian.com Europeans invite Brits to relocate – promising pubs, marmite and 'social awkwardness' We asked our European readers whether they'd adopt a remain voter and how they'd make them feel at home A home for the 48%ers?
"01.07.2016 14:17:32" theguardian.com Tour de France: inside Lotto Soudal and Ridley bikes – video The relationship between a bike manufacturer and team is important for the development of new bicycles and for the success on the road Ahead of the Tour de France, a quick look at the partnership between bike builders, teams and riders.
"01.07.2016 13:00:00" youtube.com Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind ('74) Gordon Lightfoot live on the Midnight Special in 1974. Valhalla...Your Music Jukebox. 5 Channels covering all era's of Rock from Elvis to Lady Gaga. Please S... Happy Canada Day to all our readers, and Canadians everywhere. To celebrate, here's some Gordon Lightfoot (we though O Canada was too obvious).
"01.07.2016 11:36:50" theguardian.com Austrian presidential election result overturned and must be held again Constitutional court overturns result of election in which independent Alexander Van der Bellen narrowly beat far-right candidate Norbert Hofer Austria's constitutional court has overturned May's presidential election result - in which Alexander Van der Bellen beat far-right candidate Norbert Hofer by 30,863 votes - so the election must be held again.
"01.07.2016 10:24:27" theguardian.com The Somme during the first world war and now – interactive Horses carrying ammunition through knee-deep mud, Peronne in ruins, soldiers walking across the frozen Somme, Gordon Highlanders marching to the trenches - 100 years after the Battle of the Somme, photographers Matt Cardy and Peter MacDiarmid photographed As commemorations get under way for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, the largest battle of the first world war on the western front, this wonderful interactive merges photos from 1916 with the present day.
"30.06.2016 10:49:08" theguardian.com Istanbul airport attack: Turkish police carry out raids Nine suspected militants detained after dawn raids in four districts of Izmir Police detain 13 after dawn raids in Istanbul amid suspected involvement of at least one foreign national in attack that left 42 dead
"30.06.2016 09:40:12" theguardian.com Wimbledon's pride and joy: the ball boys and girls trained to perfection – video At every Wimbledon Championships 250 ball boys and girls have successfully reached the ultimate stage, having been whittled down from a pool of 700 through months of gruelling and intense trial and training Away from the political madness in the UK, the Wimbledon tennis championship has been quietly taking place. Here's a lovely behind-the-scenes look at work of the ball boys and ball girls
"29.06.2016 14:25:15" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Searching for calm, we came across these:
Off Portugal's Algarve coast are the islands of Armona, Deserta and Culatra and the waterways of Rio Formosa natural park. The islands' inhabitants have been in a court battle for the right not to demolish their
"29.06.2016 12:20:54" theguardian.com Brexit is the rejection of globalisation A large number of people believe the global economic model is not working for them and punishing those who dissent will only hasten the dissolution of EU This week's paper is a special 52-page issue dealing with the fallout from the UK's referendum on membership of the European Union. We cover reaction from the UK, from Europe and what it means for the future of the European Union.
"29.06.2016 09:41:55" theguardian.com Istanbul airport attack: Turkish PM says Isis behind explosions that killed at least 36 – latest... Series of deadly explosions tear through crowds at Atatürk international airport on Tuesday evening in attack officials blame on Islamic State Istanbul airport attack: live updates
"27.06.2016 15:36:12" theguardian.com The rise and fall of great world cities: 5,700 years of urbanisation – mapped Recent research provides a better understanding of urban populations throughout history, digitising almost 6,000 years of data for the first time Urbanisation is one of the defining processes of modern times, but a comprehensive, digitised database of city populations through world history has been lacking. That was until recent research transcribed and geocoded nearly 6,000 years of data
"27.06.2016 10:42:38" theguardian.com Brexit live: Osborne tries to calm markets as Labour coup continues All the day's political news as chancellor seeks to stabilise economy, with more resignations expected from Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet All the latest news and reaction following the UK's vote to leave the European Union
"24.06.2016 09:31:15" theguardian.com Brexit live: David Cameron resigns after EU referendum result Rolling coverage of David Cameron's resignation and Britain's decision to leave the European Union, with results, analysis and market reaction Shock as Britain votes to leave the EU
"23.06.2016 13:28:29" theguardian.com El Salvador: 'I had a miscarriage. The judge accused me of murder' – video For Salvadoran women who suffer a miscarriage, the physical and emotional trauma of losing a child can trigger a life-changing ordeal Congratulations to the Guardian Global Development team, who won a One World Media award for this short film from El Salvador
"23.06.2016 11:48:22" theguardian.com The evil app that sends Game of Thrones spoilers to your enemies Spoiled.io is the world's most perfect tool of destruction Unleash a wave of misery on your enemies ... with an app that sends Game of Thrones spoilers.
"23.06.2016 10:44:54" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Johnny Miller used a drone to take aerial photographs of the gulf in living conditions for the poor and the wealthy in South Africa. Twenty two years after the fall of apartheid many of these barriers, and the inequalities they have engendered, still
"23.06.2016 09:43:15" theguardian.com The 10 best Euro myths – from custard creams to condoms Just in case a Brexit vote today marks the beginning of the end of the euro-myth, we celebrate the most inventive red herrings of all and judge just how truthful they were We're nearly there, soon the UK's referendum will be over. So, let's mark the day with some of the best Euro myths.
"22.06.2016 15:11:24" theguardian.com Insult, provoke, repeat: how Donald Trump became America's Hugo Chávez Despite ideological differences there are eerie similarities between the late socialist strongman and the Manhattan billionaire – and warnings to heed "Like Chávez, Trump knows when and how to manipulate a news cycle which churns forever forward"
"22.06.2016 12:58:01" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly The Glastonbury festival opens with weather befitting of a British summer
"22.06.2016 10:58:23" theguardian.com Inside the 24 June edition The nature of unity; what next for rebel Sanders; the world according to Star Wars In this week's Guardian Weekly: The nature of unity; what next for rebel Sanders; the world according to Star Wars.
"22.06.2016 10:05:01" theguardian.com EU referendum: five questions to answer before you vote Look at the facts about democracy, economics, immigration, security and sovereignty – even if you have made up your mind A big day in the UK tomorrow as voters go to the polls for a referendum on EU membership
"21.06.2016 13:07:10" Guardian Weekly's cover photo
"21.06.2016 13:06:37" Timeline Photos The front cover photo for this week shows Bernie Sanders. Our lead story, from Guardian Washington bureau chief Dan Roberts, examines the reasons why Sanders (almost) beat the odds in US politics, from his progressive policies to his personal
"21.06.2016 12:51:00" theguardian.com Bernie Sanders: the upstart who pointed the way toward a political revolution His campaign was appealing for its unconventional vibe, but it was his message about the economic injustices of modern America that resonated with millions This week's story focuses on Bernie Sanders, the US senator for Vermont who campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination. While his campaign remains active, rival Hillary Clinton has become the presumptive Democratic nominee. But Sanders'
"21.06.2016 10:22:03" theguardian.com Led Zeppelin ask for Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial to be dismissed Lawyer for Jimmy Page and Robert Plant argues that plaintiff has failed to prove the 1968 Spirit song Taurus was substantially similar to Zeppelin's 1971 hit Well, that makes us wonder...
Led Zeppelin ask for Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial to be dismissed
"21.06.2016 09:54:55" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From sentinels on Easter Island to hands arising from the desert, Elaine Ling has photographed the mystical forms carved from stones through the ages
"21.06.2016 08:07:59" theguardian.com The Guardian view on the EU referendum: keep connected and inclusive, not angry and isolated |... Editorial: Economics, foreign policy and Britain's idea of itself are all on the ballot. But after a divisive campaign so, too, is our ability to get along. Another powerful reason why the wise vote is for remain Ahead of the UK's referendum on European Union membership, on 23 June
"20.06.2016 11:46:27" theguardian.com Jelly bean flavour: is it all in the eyes? – video Jelly beans are identical in size and shape – perfect for a blindfold taste test. Could you guess the right flavours? Cherry red, banana yellow, pear green … when it comes to flavour, scientists have found that visual cues such as colour can be just as important to our perception of taste as ingredients. Jelly beans are identical in size and shape – perfect for a
"20.06.2016 10:33:26" theguardian.com Argentina gripped by mystery: the ex-minister, a convent and bundles of cash Ex-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and the church face tricky questions after José López was found trying to stash $8.9m in cash at a nunnery at 4am The ex-minister, a convent and bundles of cash - a very Argentinian farce
"20.06.2016 08:10:44" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Morning all from damp London. It seems apt that we start with Christo and Jeanne-Claude's installation of 100,000 square metres of shimmering yellow fabric floating on Lake Iseo in northern Italy Perhaps an idea for London pavements?
"17.06.2016 10:56:56" theguardian.com Killing of Jo Cox: grief and shock over death of 'MP with huge compassion' Husband of Batley and Spen Labour MP calls for fight against 'the hatred that killed her' as politicians mourn victim of shooting and stabbing outside constituency surgery An attack on humanity, idealism and democracy
"16.06.2016 10:04:42" theguardian.com On the flipside: match the famous paintings to their frames – quiz Brazilian artist Vik Muniz has painstakingly recreated the flipsides of some of the world's most famous paintings for his show Verso at the Mauritshuis. Can you guess which works of art lie these battered old frames belong to? An exhibition by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz has an usual twist - it shows (replicas of) the back of famous paintings. See if you can match the famous works to their frames:
"15.06.2016 15:24:06" theguardian.com We could all work 15-hour weeks, and get away with it - video Rutger Bregman says we can cut out 'deadly' overwork by dramatically changing the way we work Despite countries such as Britain and the United States being five times richer than they were a century ago, we are working longer hours than ever before. Yet it doesn't need to be like this – we can cut out 'bullshit' jobs, introduce a basic income and
"15.06.2016 13:34:05" theguardian.com Statistically, self-driving cars are about to kill someone. What happens next? Martin Robbins. As autonomous vehicles rack up more and more miles on our roads, the odds of a fatal accident are shortening by the day. How will we react? A debate coming down the road: what will happen to driverless cars after the technology's first fatal accident?
"15.06.2016 12:23:47" theguardian.com Astronaut Tim Peake's stunning photos of the Earth – interactive map Explore astronaut Tim Peake's stunning aerial shots of our planet with this interactive map created by Esri UK The world from space. Can you see yourself waving?
"15.06.2016 11:13:59" theguardian.com Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing to hear 'emotional evidence' – live State says it will offer final witness on third day of court hearing to decide what sentence Pistorius will receive for murder of Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 Pistorius sentencing hearing continues into third day.
"15.06.2016 09:39:55" Timeline Photos Our cover photo this week proved a little tricky. We needed to make sure that we showed balance when dealing with The UK's referendum on membership of the EU; this meant showing both sides of the argument. We also wanted to show something original and
"14.06.2016 14:19:55" theguardian.com Would Brexit trigger a domino effect in Europe? With Euroscepticism rising, a leave vote could prompt some member states to renegotiate their relationship with Brussels Our latest issue has gone to press, this week focusing on the UK's referendum on membership of the European Union. Remain and leave campaigners have been wooing voters across Britain, but a win for the sceptics on 23 June could have ramifications for the
"14.06.2016 07:47:25" theguardian.com World pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims with vigils and rainbow flags London's LGBT community observes minute's silence in Soho, Eiffel Tower to be lit up in rainbow colours and vigils held across US Morning all. Here's the world's reaction to the Orlando shooting - the Soho choir will give you goosepimples:
"13.06.2016 09:35:45" theguardian.com Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed and 53 injured in 'act of terror' – latest updates Obama condemns 'act of terror' after worst mass shooting in US history as it emerges gunman Omar Mateen, who was shot dead, was known to FBI Coverage of the tragic event in Orlando:
"10.06.2016 15:23:38" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Tibetan antelopes, tussling Indian rat snakes and Europe's last primeval forest are among this week's pick of images from the natural world
"10.06.2016 13:53:10" theguardian.com WTF are techies saying? A linguistic guide for the aspiring tech hustler In Silicon Valley, being ahead of the jargon curve can bring great social and financial rewards – and it may even be confused for true innovation Learning the language of Silicon Valley
"10.06.2016 10:29:56" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Henri Cartier-Bresson's idea of 'the decisive moment' has been reinterpreted by a series of Magnum photographers – in images ranging from attempted murders to Ibiza foam parties
"09.06.2016 11:11:43" theguardian.com A radical approach to gun crime: paying people not to kill each other | Jason Motlagh The Long Read: Richmond, California had a murder rate 11 times higher than New York City. A controversial scheme cut the numbers in half – but not everyone is happy Californian city's experimental programme attempts to stem gun violence by mentoring the young men most likely to kill or be killed.
"09.06.2016 09:39:25" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Good morning, and pictures of a fine night.
The bewitching displays created by fireflies are powered by the laws of natural selection. Now these night-time performers are under threat
"08.06.2016 16:01:13" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From a new book by Peter Chadwick's - This Brutal World - some striking examples of Brutalist architectural – from the infamous to the virtually unknown
"08.06.2016 13:58:56" theguardian.com Ex-Pablo Escobar enforcer who killed 300 seeks new career as YouTube star John Jairo Velásquez, who ordered the deaths of thousands in Colombia, has upset victims' relatives, though he says his channel aims to discourage crime From hitman to clickbait?
"08.06.2016 12:14:06" theguardian.com Ramadan: Muslims to fast during long summer days – video This year, Ramadan falls at the height of summer in the northern hemisphere for the first time in 33 years Muslims who join the holy fast will refrain from eating or drinking water for up to 19 hours a day. The timing of Ramadan changes each year, and depends on the lunar cycle. In 2016 it ends on 5 July
"08.06.2016 10:39:29" theguardian.com World's widest web? Flood-hit spiders find higher ground Webs of tens of thousands of arachnids combine to form thick netting above trees in north-western Tasmania in 'mass ballooning event' Arachnophobes, look away now
"08.06.2016 09:19:54" theguardian.com Inside the 10 June edition The power of people; more good news needed; the slow death of neoliberalism Morning from London. If you were wondering what you'd get for your subscription price, read our Editor's blog
"07.06.2016 12:19:36" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows Fatou Bensouda photographed at the the ICC in The Hague, where she is chief prosecutor. The ICC was established with the intention of ending impunity for war criminals and genocidal tyrants across the world who might
"07.06.2016 12:09:03" theguardian.com Fatou Bensouda, the woman who hunts tyrants As chief prosecutor of the international criminal court in the Hague, the Gambian lawyer aims to do what other courts can't: mete out justice to war criminals and genocidal despots The latest issue of Guardian Weekly has hit the presses. This week's lead story features an interview with Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court in the Hague. Bensouda recounts her rise from a schoolgirl with a sense of
"07.06.2016 10:50:11" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From majestic Alpine scenes to expressive portraits, a new exhibition shows off the wide-eyed wonder of 19th-century photographers
"07.06.2016 09:54:03" theguardian.com How do I … vote in the EU referendum? Here's what you need to know about casting your ballot to remain in or leave the European Union, including how to register As the debate heats up over the UK's EU referendum, the clock for registering to vote counts down. If you're eligible to vote and want your say, you have until midnight tonight.
For everyone else, apologies. It'll all be over on 23 June.
"07.06.2016 08:14:30" theguardian.com Inside the 3 June edition The ballot for Britain; the trouble with Trump; too many tourists on China's Silk Road Hi from London, where we're putting the finishing touches to the latest Guardian Weekly. Last week's blog will give you an idea of what to expect, though obviously with this week's news.
"06.06.2016 15:22:12" theguardian.com Scientists attempting to harvest human organs in pigs create human-pig embryo Researchers in California have been trying to grow human organs inside pigs in attempt to tackle donor shortage Animals could potentially act as a ready source of organs for life-saving transplants.
"06.06.2016 12:30:29" theguardian.com Could a robot do your job? – video explainer Robots and automated systems are getting faster, better and cheaper by the day. A study of US jobs has found that 47% are threatened by automation in the next 20 years Could a robot do your job? Perhaps it's time we all learned to build and fix robots.
"06.06.2016 11:20:16" theguardian.com Why do smart people do stupid things? It's simple | Andre Spicer Thinking is hard work and asking tough questions can make you unpopular. So it's no wonder that even clever people don't always use their brains Fantastically clever but no common sense - why is that?
"06.06.2016 09:22:55" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Only one place to start this week: The Greatest.
"03.06.2016 14:16:34" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly These beautiful examples of cartography take us on a historical journey of Britain
"03.06.2016 12:37:23" theguardian.com The extraordinary survival of the boy left in a Japanese forest Yamato's discovery in an army hut deep inside thick woodland came about thanks to several pieces of good fortune More than six days after his parents abandoned him on the side of the road in a forest as punishment for misbehaving, 7-year-old Yamato Tanooka was found alive and unhurt
"03.06.2016 10:44:48" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Today's most striking images from around the world brought to you by the Guardian's picture editors
"02.06.2016 15:43:07" theguardian.com How a good night's sleep became the ultimate status symbol Arianna Huffington espouses the virtues of eight hours and luxury products promise rejuvenating rest, but who can really afford to sleep safe and sound? The elusive eight hour goal
"02.06.2016 12:44:11" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From Anthony Gormley to Eva Rothschild, artists from the remain camp take to the drawing board
"02.06.2016 11:09:24" theguardian.com Dagger in King Tut's tomb was made with iron from a meteorite Researched analyzed metal composition of a dagger within the wrapping of the mummified teenage king and say it 'strongly suggests an extraterrestrial origin' The king's cosmic dagger... the iron blade had puzzled researchers for decades until this latest analysis; ironwork was rare in ancient Egypt, and the dagger's metal had not rusted.
"02.06.2016 09:10:43" theguardian.com Canada vegan helps lobster make epic journey from supermarket to ocean Lobby Joe's long voyage back to the ocean began when he was spotted by Christine Loughead, sitting alone in a tank in a northern Ontario supermarket 'It's not an attractive animal, but I tell people to close their eyes and picture something cuter waiting to die in the deli section.'
"01.06.2016 16:51:15" theguardian.com EgyptAir flight 804: 'black box' signals from crashed plane detected France's air accident investigation agency confirms that vessel has picked up signals from flight recorders in Mediterranean Black boxes located from EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed in the Mediterranean last month
"01.06.2016 14:28:56" theguardian.com Political polls are bad for democracy: here's why – video Polls are problematic, and they're having dark effects on politics, argues Mona Chalabi Most of us have never taken part in a poll about politics,but we will happily believe the results and even let them affect how we decide to vote. Instead the media should be helping people come to a decision by reporting on the issues that matter
"01.06.2016 12:16:47" theguardian.com When New York City tried to ban cars – the extraordinary story of 'Gridlock Sam' Decades before New York installed bike lanes and pedestrian streets, Sam Schwartz – the man who coined the term 'gridlock' – was at the centre of a bitter fight to create a car-free Red Zone in downtown Manhattan Long before bike lanes and public plazas, Sam Schwartz fought to create a car-free Red Zone in downtown Manhattan
"01.06.2016 11:16:29" theguardian.com Which is the world's most stylish city? Does real style come from a city with a rich manufacturing history (Milan), high-end designers (Paris), the avant garde (Tokyo) ... or is it found in more unlikely places? Paris, Milan, Tokyo ... which do you think is the world's most stylish city?
"01.06.2016 09:44:08" theguardian.com World's longest rail tunnel to open in Switzerland – video The world's longest railway tunnel is set to open under the Alps in Switzerland Morning everyone. A view of the world's longest railway tunnel, but is $10bn a fair price for a 45-minute reduction in travel times?
"31.05.2016 13:59:22" theguardian.com Quiz: can you identify the city from the blank street map? Gretchen Peterson's City Maps: A Coloring Book for Adults will no doubt take up all of an urban geek's spare time, but can you recognise the cities from the book's maps showing only outlines? Cities stripped bare - how well do you know your metropolitan maps? The best we could muster in the office was 6/10
"31.05.2016 12:11:54" Timeline Photos This week's cover image shows Kurdish peshmerga troops keeping guard during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The image of the troops scanning the horizon fitted well with our lead story on the search for the 'Emir'
"31.05.2016 11:59:04" theguardian.com Inside the hunt for Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Intelligence officials have pieced together details of the recent movements of the world's most wanted man Our latest cover story takes us to Iraq with Martin Chulov, who won the Orwell prize for journalism in 2015. Chulov talks to Kurdish peshmerga fighters around Sinjar, on frontline against Islamic State, where intelligence officers and leaders hope to
"31.05.2016 09:39:03" theguardian.com Distress signal from EgyptAir flight 804 confirmed by authorities in Cairo and US Locator beacon was picked up by satellites in minutes after Airbus A320 carrying 66 people disappeared from radar over Mediterranean Authorities confirm distress signal picked up minutes after EgyptAir flight 804 disappeared from radar
"31.05.2016 08:16:56" theguardian.com Giant alligator panics golfers as it ambles across course in Florida Charles Helms filmed the 15ft reptile as it walked across the course towards a lake Now that's one giant hazard
"31.05.2016 00:00:00" theguardian.com Descendants welcome the return of Māori heads to New Zealand – video Four mummified Māori heads are returned to New Zealand by Washington's Smithsonian Institution, marked by a traditional powhiri (Māori welcome) Returning home ... at last
"30.05.2016 16:19:03" theguardian.com Pete Souza: photographing the real Barack Obama Over two historic terms, official White House photographer Pete Souza has chronicled the most intimate, candid and comical moments of Barack Obama's presidency Intimate and unguarded photographs of Barack Obama, from the official White House photographer.
"30.05.2016 15:20:14" theguardian.com The Emoji Bible has arrived ... sometime after God created heaven and earth One of the most widely translated works in history has been given a 21st-century update with millennials in mind The latest in a range of emoji variants ... pending author approval
"30.05.2016 14:13:21" theguardian.com The page 69 quiz – can you identify the classic book from a single paragraph? There is a theory about page 69 in books: if you like what's on that page, chances are you'll like the rest of the book too. Can you pick these page 69s? A quiz for bookworms ... can you identify a book from a single paragraph?
"30.05.2016 12:11:43" theguardian.com Onboard camera shows SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully landing from space – video Remarkable footage shows the rocket returning to Earth from space and successfully landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. And ... mission accomplished
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"30.05.2016 09:14:33" Hello from London. We're here as always, but if you're lucky enough to have a Bank/Memorial Day holiday, have a good one.
"27.05.2016 15:37:16" theguardian.com World's scariest school run? Chinese children tackle 800m cliff to get to lessons Children as young as six from Atuler village in Sichuan province have to scale a rockface using rickety ladders Backpack-carrying pupils from Atuler village in Sichuan province must take on an 800-metre rock face, scrambling down rickety ladders and clawing their way over bare rocks as they go.
"27.05.2016 12:20:42" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly Lost for words ... pictures from the emotionally charged US National Spelling Bee
"27.05.2016 11:01:07" theguardian.com Knickers in a twist: the case of the poisoned pants Contact poisons, which kill through the skin, have a long history stretching from Greek mythology through to a recent, rather novel, modern attempt There is a poisoning cliché of a wife trying to dispose of a husband with a drop of weed killer in the soup, but a woman in China has given the herbicide poisoning plot a new twist.
"26.05.2016 14:38:22" theguardian.com Operation Condor conspiracy faces day of judgment in Argentina court Eighteen former military officers accused of participating in a plan in the 70s and 80s to operate international death squads to eliminate leftwing exiles face verdict Judges in Buenos Aires will deliver their verdict on the first court case to specifically focus on Operation Condor, which was devised to eliminate thousands of exiled leftwing activists who dared confront the military dictators who ruled the South
"26.05.2016 13:00:23" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly From Damien Hirst in his boxers to Yayoi Kusama in a polkadot wonderland, Shigeo Anzaï tracks art's biggest names to their natural habitats and captures them in candid black and white
"26.05.2016 11:36:48" theguardian.com The hidden risks of climbing Mount Everest – video Ascending Mount Everest is a huge challenge for anyone but a 2008 study found the descent is riskier As if it wasn't risky enough, there are hidden risks when climbing Everest
"26.05.2016 10:28:43" theguardian.com China unveils 'straddling' bus to beat traffic jams The concept vehicle is designed to float above the clogged-up streets of some of the country's biggest cities An innovative way to beat the jams, but would you be comfortable driving underneath a bus?
"26.05.2016 09:36:02" theguardian.com Boris Johnson as PM is 'horror scenario', says Juncker EU aide Chief of staff to European commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker lumps Brexit campaigner with Trump at G7 summit Starting with the G7 summit today, where it seems the UK's EU referendum is a talking point.
"25.05.2016 14:41:07" theguardian.com 'My grandsons fight to avenge their father': child soldiers in Afghanistan Despite government pledges to rid its armed forces of children, the number of minors recruited to fight is rising “The enemy killed my father so I am also fighting,”
"25.05.2016 13:12:32" theguardian.com What do liberals get wrong on guns? – video The Guardian's Lois Beckett attended the National Rifle Association's annual convention in May in Louisville, Kentucky, and asked gun owners: what do liberals get wrong about guns, and how can we make America a safer place to live? The Guardian's Lois Beckett went to Louisville, Kentucky, for the NRA convention. The NRA refused to issue Guardian US with accreditation for its convention, so she was covering the event from outside
"25.05.2016 11:50:29" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly The Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities programme has unveiled the final tranche of 37 cities it is helping to prepare for – and bounce back from – shocks and stresses such as flooding, terrorism, earthquakes and hurricanes
"25.05.2016 10:29:03" theguardian.com 'Tower for the toffs': UK's tallest skyscraper is playground of the rich The Tower at St George Wharf has 214 flats on 50 floors, costing up to £51m. With no affordable homes, it feels more like a hotel than a home As the UK suffers from a housing shortage, London, like many other cities around the world, seems to have plenty of room for exclusive penthouses
"24.05.2016 11:57:31" Timeline Photos Our latest cover image takes us to Caracas, Venezuela, where National Guards stand ready during clashes with opposition supporters at a rally to demand a referendum to remove President Nicolás Maduro. A nosediving economy and food shortages have raised
"24.05.2016 11:50:43" theguardian.com 'We are like a bomb': food riots show Venezuela crisis has gone beyond politics Three years of shortages have left Venezuelans desperate and angry for change, posing the most serious threat yet to President Nicolás Maduro In our latest issue we turn to Venezuela, where President Nicolás Maduro faces growing unrest. While protests called by political opponents seek to cut short Maduro's presidential term, the drop in global oil prices has undermined the economic programmes
"24.05.2016 09:42:41" theguardian.com EgyptAir flight MS804 did not swerve before crash, Cairo says Statement at odds with Greece's line, which says plane en route from Paris made 'sudden swerves' before crashing into Mediterranean Sea Lost EgyptAir flight did not swerve before it went down, according to senior Egyptian officials, in a sharp contradiction of comments about “sudden swerves” made by the Greek defence minister.
"23.05.2016 17:14:19" theguardian.com So Google wants to make emojis for real women? Here are a few suggestions For those of us whose range of experience runs beyond brides, haircuts and dancing Playboy bunnies, a list of alternative female emoticons Google should think carefully about its "femojis"
"23.05.2016 16:07:39" theguardian.com Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source Accusations that Pentagon retaliated against a whistleblower undermine argument that there were options for Snowden other than leaking to the media Edward Snowden calls for a complete overhaul of US whistleblower protections after a Pentagon source came forward with a startling account of how the system became a “trap” for those seeking to expose wrongdoing
"23.05.2016 11:48:11" theguardian.com Lego 'arms race': study says company making more violent toys Child's play is becoming increasingly brutal with higher proportion of weapons and war-like scenarios featuring in Lego sets Is Lego really making more violent toys?
"23.05.2016 10:32:03" theguardian.com Philippines leader Duterte calls Catholic bishops 'sons of whores' President-elect accuses bishops – who criticised him for calling the pope 'a son of a whore' – of hypocrisy, saying they have asked him for favours Philippines president elect disposes with diplomacy
"23.05.2016 09:01:27" theguardian.com 69th Cannes film festival winners – in pictures The winners pose after the the Closing Award Ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes. For the first time in the festival history, the Golden Palm winning movie was screened at the closing ceremony. British director Ken Loach winning his second Palme d'Or for I, Daniel Blake, and other winners in Cannes
"20.05.2016 15:49:41" theguardian.com Chinese officials create 488m bogus social media posts a year, study finds Harvard researchers say leaked documents show bureaucrats fabricate positive posts to distract from criticism of government Levelling things up a post at a time
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"20.05.2016 11:43:32" theguardian.com Guardian Weekly While Myanmar comes to terms with huge political changes and a flood of foreign investment, life on the streets of the old capital goes on. David Levene documents the people of Yangon
"20.05.2016 09:26:06" theguardian.com Inside the 20 May edition Trump wins over Republicans; close encounters of the Notes & Queries kind In this week's Guardian Weekly: So much for the Republican revolution over Trump
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