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Supremo autoriza que Trump impeça entrada de refugiados
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Bruno Gagliasso viverá personagem transsexual em filme
O ator comprou os direitos de um longa sobre o tema: "É um mundo que me fascina"
Acnur: mais de 3,5 milhões de crianças refugiadas estão fora da escola
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Saúde anuncia recursos para estímulo precoce e avaliação de crianças com zika
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E-mail indicaria que advogados da JBS pagaram passagem para Miller
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Comissão aprova limite de doações de 10% da renda bruta para campanha eleitoral
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Governadores querem abatimento na dívida com a União para compensar Lei Kandir
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Câmara lança ferramenta de participação popular
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Fome leva indígenas venezuelanos a migrarem para o Brasil, segundo pesquisa
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Funaro denuncia tentativa de invasão em sua residência
Imóvel fica nos Jardins, em SP, e ao lado de uma casa de Joesley Batista
Parlamentares reagem à escolha de Marun como relator da CPMI da JBS
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Número de mortos por furacão Irma na Flórida sobe para 12
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Pesquisa: 51% venezuelanos não indígenas no Brasil recebem menos de um salário
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INPI coloca em operação novo sistema online de registro de softwares
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Câmara torna crime fazer apologia ao fascismo na Itália
Projeto agora segue para a votação no Senado
Bretas concede prisão domiciliar a ex-subsecretário do Rio preso na Lava Jato
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Pais chegaram a chamar a polícia para que filhos fossem às aulas
Raquel Dodge convida presidente do Supremo para posse na PGR
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Secretário da Defesa Civil pede exoneração após 34 bombeiros presos
Esquema de venda de alvarás e pagamento de propina envolvia assessores do comandante-geral

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La Fiscalía cita como investigados a todos los alcaldes que apoyan el referéndum
El Ministerio Público ordenará a los Mossos que detengan a los regidores que no comparezcan
El Rey, sobre Cataluña: “La Constitución prevalecerá frente a quienes quiebran la convivencia”
La "convivencia democrática" alcanzada en España solo es posible "si las leyes son atendidas y cumplidas por los ciudadanos y por las instituciones", advierte Felipe VI
El Gobierno insta a los ciudadanos a no formar parte de las mesas electorales
Rajoy apela directamente a los catalanes para impedir el éxito del referéndum
Juncker: “En Europa impera la fuerza de la ley, no la ley del más fuerte”
Los eurodiputados españoles introducen el debate catalán en el discurso sobre el estado de la UE
Juncker exhorta a dar un salto adelante en la integración europea
El presidente de la Comisión Europea reclama en Estrasburgo que todos los países de la Unión estén en el euro y Schengen, con un acuerdo político en 2019 que se sustancie en 2025
Las imágenes del terrorista huyendo de Las Ramblas
En ellas se ve cómo Younes Abouyaaqoub sale caminando tranquilo después de haber atropellado a cientos de personas
Cinco alternativas chinas a los iPhone por la mitad de precio
Los terminales chinos ofrecen prestaciones similares a los ‘smartphones’ de Apple, pero mucho más baratos
Así varía el precio del iPhone de un país a otro
Los precios de los nuevos modelos de Apple (iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus y iPhone X) varían mucho según los mercados
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El móvil es un objeto dualista en el sentido platónico del término, pues está dotado de alma y cuerpo
Condenado 42 años después por raptar y asesinar a dos niñas en EEUU
Un hombre admite que participó en el secuestro de dos hermanas en un suburbio de Washington en 1975, pero su confesión no resuelve todos los misterios del caso
Haz la yihad conmigo
La música se convirtió en un refugio para muchos jóvenes hartos de los régimenes corruptos de Egipto o Túnez. Sin embargo, grupos terroristas como Al Qaeda o el ISIS también han aprovechado el tirón de este tipo de expresión
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Razones para aprender con los programas abiertos gratuitos (MOOC) que ofrecen las mejores universidades del mundo
El banquero más poderoso de Wall Street dice que el bitcoin es un “fraude estúpido”
El presidente de JPMorgan Chase considera que el valor de la divisa virtual es fruto de la especulación
Narcos: Cali vs. Medellín
Los mejores productos ergonómicos para evitar los dolores más comunes en la oficina
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Lecce, ragazza scomparsa: trovato il corpo della 16enne. Il fidanzato 17enne confessa l'omicidio|Le tappe

Lecce, ragazza scomparsa: trovato il corpo della 16enne. Il fidanzato 17enne confessa l'omicidio|Le tappe

Ha confessato il fidanzato 17enne della giovane scomparsa in provincia di Lecce. Indagato anche il padre per concorso in omicidio volontario. Noemi Durini era scomparsa da casa il 3settembre. Le contraddizioni nei racconti del ragazzo

Noemi, il fidanzato spacca un’auto quando scopre  di essere sospettato Video

Noemi, il fidanzato  spacca un’auto quando scopre  di essere sospettato Video

Il giovane ha reagito così alle prime notizie sulle indagini che lo riguardano. Interrogato, il 17enne ha confessato l’omicidio. Il video trasmesso dalla trasmissione di Rete4 «Quarto Grado»

Stupro a Firenze: «Invitati dalle ragazze»  Nel racconto un’ora di buco|Le 2 versioni

Stupro a Firenze: «Invitati  dalle ragazze»  Nel racconto un’ora di buco|Le 2 versioni

Firenze, la deposizione del secondo militare: «È stato un errore»Tutti i dubbi su orari e percorsi nell’informativa ai magistrati

Rotte low cost verso tutto il mondo Via ai voli intercontinentali di EasyJet

Rotte low cost verso tutto il mondo Via ai voli intercontinentali di EasyJet

Sul sito della compagnia europea si possono prenotare i viaggi in connessione verso Nord e Sud America, Asia operativi da altre compagnie a basso costo. La sfida a Ryanair

Mortadella e maiali, viaggio dentro l’allevamento di suini più grande d’Europa

Mortadella e maiali, viaggio dentro l’allevamento di suini più grande d’Europa

Mega-allevamenti intensivi fino a 100mila capi: la Germania Est è il cuore della produzione europea di carne di maiale economica – che fornisce anche le nostre IGP.

L’economia è in ripresa ma come renderla stabile? Se ne discute a «Crescere l’Italia» Live

L’economia è in ripresa ma come renderla stabile? Se ne discute a «Crescere l’Italia» Live

L’appuntamento icondotto da Roberto Bagnoli ospiterà in studio a CorriereTv, l’onorevole Pd Yoram Gutgeld.

Rimini, il papà dei due marocchini: «Tra due anni usciranno» Video

Rimini, il papà dei due marocchini: «Tra due anni usciranno» Video

Le parole dell’uomo raccolte dalla trasmissione di Canale 5 Matrix

Ricarica wireless e «Face ID» iPhone X provato in anteprima Le cose da sapere|Video|Foto

Ricarica wireless e «Face ID» iPhone X provato in anteprima Le cose da sapere|Video|Foto

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Ariani e veline

Ariani e veline

Champions, il gol pazzesco di Zappacosta

Champions, il gol pazzesco di Zappacosta

La perla dell’ex difensore del Torino ora al Chelsea nel match di Champions contro il Qarabang

Barcellona-Juventus, Messi fa ballare la difesa e segna il gol del 3-0

Barcellona-Juventus, Messi fa ballare la difesa  e segna il gol del 3-0

Gran prestazione del centrocampista argentino

Fascismo, La Russa in Aula: «Attenti ad alzare la mano...» e fa il saluto romano

Fascismo, La Russa in Aula: «Attenti ad alzare la mano...» e fa il saluto romano

In Aula la rabbia del parlamentare di Fratelli d’Italia

Il mostro di grasso (e spazzatura) sotto Londra: il video impressionante

Il mostro di grasso (e spazzatura) sotto Londra: il video impressionante

Nelle fognature scoperta una massa di 130 tonnellate

Il finale pazzesco della gara di triathlon: la francese è convinta di avere vinto, l’italiana la supera all’ultimo...

Il finale pazzesco della gara di triathlon: la francese è convinta di avere vinto, l’italiana la supera all’ultimo...

Dodici scimmie «morte di paura» davanti a una tigre

Dodici scimmie «morte di paura» davanti a una tigre

Secondo i veterinari avrebbero avuto un infarto

Fazio: «Guadagno tanto, ma anche la Rai. Falsità su di me, adesso arrivano le querele»

Fazio: «Guadagno tanto, ma  anche la Rai. Falsità su di me, adesso arrivano le querele»

Il conduttore: tante falsità su di me, ora arrivano le querele

Mastella e l’assoluzione: «Voglio scuse dagli Usa  Mi vietarono un viaggio»

Mastella e l’assoluzione: «Voglio scuse dagli Usa  Mi vietarono un viaggio»

L’ex ministro, incassata l’assoluzione dopo nove anni di attesa, si toglie alcuni sassolini. Attacca il governo Usa. «La sentenza mi restituisce la dignità»

Milano, bimba in prognosi riservata dopo aver ingerito dell’hashish

Milano, bimba in prognosi riservata dopo aver ingerito dell’hashish

La piccola era ai giardinetti a San Vittore Olona con i genitori. Indagini della polizia per capire dove la piccina di un anno abbia trovato la droga

La coppia innamoratasin dalle superiori che amava viaggiare

La coppia innamoratasin dalle superiori che amava viaggiare

Corona resta  in carcere,  il Tribunale: «No ai servizi sociali»

Corona resta  in carcere,  il Tribunale: «No ai servizi sociali»

Respinta la richiesta di affidamento in prova a una comunità: il giudice ha fatto riferimento alla condanna di tre mesi fa per un reato fiscale e ai comportamenti «non consoni» durante l’affidamento in prova, come le foto hot in barca

Milano: notte di paura, bruciano 500 balle di fieno in cascina Video

Milano: notte di paura, bruciano 500 balle di fieno in cascina  Video

I vigili del fuoco hanno operato tutta la notte per cercare di spegnere il difficile incendio

Corte di giustizia contro l’Italia: «Non può impedire le coltivazioni Ogm»

Corte di giustizia contro l’Italia: «Non può impedire le coltivazioni Ogm»

Secondo i giudici europei i prodotti geneticamente modificati possono essere vietati solo se è comprovato il loro effetto negativo sulla salute. Ma l’Italia ha detto stop dal 2013: Il caso riguarda l’agricoltore friulano Fidenato

Juncker sullo stato dell’Unione: «Sui migranti il tributo dell’Italia ha salvato l’onore dell’Ue»

Juncker sullo stato dell’Unione: «Sui migranti il tributo dell’Italia ha salvato l’onore dell’Ue»

Un omaggio all’Italia «per la sua perseveranza e generosità» sulla gestione dei flussi dei migranti arriva dal presidente della Commissione Ue, Juncker, nell’annuale discorso a Strasburgo. Che ricorda la ripresa economica dell’Ue e insite su un’Europa più forte

Fascismo: gadget e saluto romano I reati dopo la nuova legge Schede

Fascismo: gadget e saluto romano  I reati dopo  la nuova legge Schede

La Camera ha approvato il ddl (prima firma il dem Fiano) con 261 voti a favore. Come cambiano le regole con il nuovo provvedimento che ora approderà in Senato

Allarme Aids,  in Lombardia contagi aumentati  del 40 per cento

Allarme Aids,  in Lombardia contagi aumentati  del 40 per cento

Colpiti soprattutto i giovani gay tra i 25 e i 29 anni. Ventimila in Lombardia le persone ammalate. Il professor Gori: «I nostri ragazzi hanno abbassato la guardia». Novità: il test rapido in farmacia

Bill Gates: “Senza fondi e impegno le malattie aumenteranno”

Bill Gates: “Senza fondi  e impegno le malattie aumenteranno”

Ius soli, fermata la legge. La resa del Pd: «Mancano i voti»

Ius soli, fermata la legge. La resa del Pd: «Mancano i voti»

La legge sulla cittadinanza via dal calendario di settembre dei lavori del Senato. Soddisfatti i centristi di Area popolare e la Lega parla di «vittoria»

Striscia la notizia, su Facebook gli insulti alla nuova velina Mikaela Neaze Silva

 Striscia la notizia, su Facebook gli insulti alla nuova velina Mikaela Neaze Silva

Il giornalista Luca Abete posta la foto di Shaila Gatta e Mikaela Neaze Silva e in molti attaccano la seconda. «Torniamo alle origini Italiche» Il programma torna su Canale 5 da lunedì 25 settembre: ad aprirlo saranno una mora (napoletana) e una bionda (di origini russe)

Manager bionda diventa mora  "per essere presa sul serio al lavoro"

Manager bionda diventa mora  

Trenitalia, lascia l’ad Morgante Si dimette l’intero consiglio

Trenitalia, lascia l’ad Morgante Si dimette l’intero consiglio

Dopo due anni lascia la top manager. Il board presenta le dimissioni al collegio sindacale. L’indiscrezione di Mf-Milano Finanza sull’arrivo di Iacono alla guida dell’azienda. Il dossier privatizzazione alla verifica dell’azionista Tesoro

Il Comune (commissariato) chiede ai Riina la tassa sui rifiuti

Il Comune (commissariato) chiede ai Riina la tassa sui rifiuti

Ma nessuno della famiglia ha voluto ricevere l’avviso di pagamento. Cartelle anche per altri boss morosi come i Provenzano, i Lo Bue e i Grizzaffi

M5S in Sicilia, vertici spiazzati: primarie-bis o ipotesi accordo

M5S in Sicilia, vertici spiazzati:  primarie-bis o ipotesi accordo

«Tutte le mosse per candidare Berlusconi. Ma sarà durissima»

«Tutte le mosse per candidare Berlusconi. Ma sarà durissima»

L’avvocato Longo: «Estenuanti i tempi della giustizia Ue. Se si vota a maggio la decisione della Corte di Strasburgo può arrivare in tempo»

Trovato il corpo decapitato della promoter nell’orto del vicino Video

Trovato il corpo decapitato della promoter nell’orto del vicino   Video

È stato il 65enne Vito Clericò, indagato per l’omicidio della promoter di 58 anni e per occultamento di cadavere, a indicare il luogo in cui scavare per trovare il corpo. L’ex vicino di casa della vittima, scomparsa a luglio, però, non ha confessato il delitto

La battaglia  dei barconi sui Navigli: divelte  le barriere sono tornate le feste

La battaglia  dei barconi sui Navigli: divelte  le barriere sono tornate le feste

Patto ambientale tra città padane: si sblocca la «Zona anti diesel»

Patto ambientale tra città padane: si sblocca la «Zona anti diesel»

Il provvedimento nel protocollo d’intesa per la qualità dell’aria del Bacino Padano che vede la collaborazione tra Lombardia, Piemonte, Emilia Romagna e Veneto. Al via i cantieri per i varchi elettronici: ma i divieti agli Euro 3 slittano all’ottobre 2018

Aggredisce la ex moglie, poi si barrica in casa  e tenta il suicidio Le immagini

Aggredisce la ex moglie, poi si barrica in casa  e tenta il suicidio Le immagini

A condurre la trattativa il nuovo comandante della Polizia locale, Marco Ciacci

Milano, il resort per cani con piscina, palestra  (e nutrizionista)  Le immagini

Milano, il resort per cani con piscina, palestra  (e nutrizionista)  Le  immagini

L’area di svago per quattrozampe è nata a Baggio in un capannone che negli anni Trenta ospitò uno dei primi cinema all’aperto

Australia, maxi risarcimento a Rebel Wilson: 3,7 milioni di dollari per diffamazione

Australia, maxi risarcimento a Rebel Wilson: 3,7 milioni di dollari per diffamazione

La decisione della Corte suprema di Victoria: secondo l’accusa, in otto articoli usciti su alcune riviste si era mentito su età, nome e passato dell’attrice. Ora devolverà il denaro in beneficenza e investimenti nell’industria cinematografica australiana

“Orribile”: in Gran Bretagna il più brutto omaggio mai fatto a Lady D  

“Orribile”: in Gran Bretagna il più brutto omaggio mai fatto a Lady D  

Dopo che il Comune ha postato sui social network la realizzazione floreale in memoria della principessa del Galles, sono fioccati i commenti negativi. L’amministrazione si difende: «Serve a portare più persone nella nostra città»

Crisi dei Rohingya  sul tavolo Onu  ma San Suu Kyi non parteciperà

Crisi dei Rohingya  sul tavolo Onu  ma San Suu Kyi non parteciperà

La leader birmana non andrà all’Assemblea delle Nazioni Unite la prossima settimana ha annunciato il portavoce presidenziale. Oggi riunione informale del Consiglio di sicurezza sulla situazione

Lupi bianchi e orsi polari: gli scatti più belli del concorso Foto

Lupi bianchi e orsi polari: gli  scatti più belli del concorso    Foto

Annunciati i nomi dei finalisti del più prestigioso e antico concorso fotografico dedicato alla natura e agli animali. Le immagini saranno in mostra dal 20 ottobre al Natural History Museum di Londra

Scuola, bimbi senza vaccini a casa Lorenzin: «Pochissimi casi»

Scuola, bimbi senza vaccini a casa Lorenzin: «Pochissimi casi»

Contratti precari per 20 anni: riconosciuto anche il «danno esistenziale»

 Contratti precari per 20 anni:  riconosciuto anche  il «danno esistenziale»

Un gruppo di docenti ha insegnato passando da un contratto a termine all’altro. «Incertezza sulle aspettative della vita». Riceveranno fino a 15mila euro di indennizzo

In un libro le confessioni di Hillary: «Dove ho sbagliato (forse)»

In un libro le confessioni di Hillary: «Dove ho sbagliato (forse)»

Il libro della Clinton e l’annuncio: «Non mi candido più»

«Arrivano i Paparazzi!» Le foto rubate alla Dolce Vita

«Arrivano i Paparazzi!» Le foto rubate alla Dolce Vita

Fotografi e divi dalla Dolce Vita a oggi in mostra a ‘Camera’ fino al 7 gennaio. Un modo per celebrare i vip e raccontare anche il loro privatoFotografi e divi dalla Dolce Vita a oggi in mostra a ‘Camera’ fino al 7 gennaio. Un modo per celebrare i vip e raccontare anche il loro privato

Sinead O'Connor: «Mia madre mi prendeva a calci, rideva mentre soffrivo» Video

Sinead O'Connor: «Mia madre mi prendeva a calci, rideva mentre soffrivo» Video

La cantante irlandese si è confessata con dottor Phil

Cina, ecco cosa succede agli studenti che non sanno recitare  la poesia Video

Cina, ecco cosa succede agli studenti che non sanno recitare  la poesia Video

Ha picchiato più di 20 ragazzi e ragazze

Guerra di nervi: le mosse di Seul  e Usa per eliminare Kim Il regime Onu, nuove sanzioni a Pyongyang

Guerra di nervi:  le mosse di Seul   e Usa per eliminare Kim Il regime Onu, nuove sanzioni a Pyongyang

Corea del Sud e Stati Uniti hanno mobilitato team di forze speciali per tentare di eliminare il leader di Pyongyang e i suoi gerarchi. Il reparto con aerei, elicotteri e mezzi speciali opera - secondo il New York Times - con il nome in codice «Spartan 3000»

Nella patria degli inuit  ora vola il pettirosso|Foto  «Non c’è più neve per gli igloo»

Nella patria degli inuit  ora vola il pettirosso|Foto  «Non c’è più neve per gli igloo»

Gli anziani delle comunità del Nunavut raccontano come i cambiamenti climatici stanno cambiando la loro vita. E gli scienziati temono l’invasione delle petroliere tra i ghiacci

Sky, presentata la nuova stagione: tutti i volti e la festa

Sky, presentata la nuova stagione: tutti i volti e la festa

Presentata la nuova stagione: tutti i volti

Higuain perde la testa, gestaccio ai tifosi blaugrana: ora rischia la squalifica

Higuain perde la testa, gestaccio ai tifosi blaugrana: ora rischia la squalifica

Al momento della sostituzione l’attaccante della Juventus ha risposto così alla contestazione dei tifosi del Barcellona

Ecco la Portofino: è la nuova GT Ferrari

Ecco la Portofino: è la nuova GT Ferrari

La nuova Gran Turismo V8 è l’erede della California T. Motore turbo da 600 cavalli. Velocità massima «oltre 320 orari». Il prezzo dovrebbe aggirarsi sui 200mila euro

Ecco le novità del Salone di Francoforte

Ecco le novità del Salone di Francoforte

In diretta dal Salone di Francoforte (14/24 settembre), che oggi ha aperto ai giornalisti di tutto il mondo. Le supercar, i suv, le utilitarie che guideremoPassa da 0 a 400 km/k e si ferma in meno di 42 secondi: record. Le altre supercar: dalla Ferrari Portofino alla Lambo Aventador S Roadster

La gaffe di Apple sul palco: «Sboccarlo è semplice quanto guardarlo», ma l'iPhoneX non va

La gaffe di Apple sul palco: «Sboccarlo è semplice quanto guardarlo», ma l'iPhoneX non va

Craig Federighi stava mostrando il funzionamento del riconoscimento facciale

Donald Trump nonno per la nona volta: è nato Luke, figlio di Eric e della moglie Lara

Donald Trump nonno per la nona volta: è nato Luke, figlio di Eric e della moglie Lara

La collaboratrice fedelissima ha 27 anni, è cresciuta a nuoto e golf, ha poca esperienza politica ma è molto disciplinata, sempre impeccabile, e si rivolge al candidato solo chiamandolo «signore» o «signor Trump»L'annuncio di Eric, terzogenito del presidente americano: lui e la moglie Lara aspettano un maschietto. Per Trump sarà il nono nipote

Sexy tra le onde messicane. La top Nina Agdal torna su «Sports Illustrated»

Sexy tra le onde messicane. La top Nina Agdal torna su «Sports Illustrated»

La 25enne danese, ex di Leonardo DiCaprio, per il quinto anno consecutivo sulla rivista. Gli scatto seducenti dell’artista Ruven Afanodor

I «mostri» del mare (e non solo): animali che mettono paura

I «mostri» del mare (e non solo): animali che mettono paura

Tra i pesci e che vivono negli oceani del nostro pianeta vi sono alcune specie davvero «mostruose». Ma anche alligatori, lucertole etc possono diventare extra large

Milano Vogue Fashion’ Night Out al via: le  5 cose imperdibili. C’è anche Liam Gallagher

Milano Vogue Fashion’ Night Out al via: le  5 cose imperdibili. C’è anche Liam Gallagher

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Lite e minacce al coinquilino, arrestato in Arizona il figlio di Jean-Claude Van Damme

Il 21enne Nicholas Van Varenberg, figlio minore dell’attore, è stato bloccato dopo la denuncia del suo compagno di abitazione in Arizona

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Grande Fratello Vip, una tristezza infinita dietro le apparenze

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Colazione, 7 chiari indizi che la si fa nel modo sbagliato e come rimediare

Ritrovarsi a metà mattina con un «buco» nello stomaco o non riuscire a restare svegli e concentrati in ufficio sono segnali che indicano che il primo pasto della giornata non è stato equilibrato. Ma basta poco per rimediare

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Bugatti Chiron da record da zero a 400 km/h, poi a zero, in 42 secondi

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Ecco le escursioni in quota più pericolose del mondo

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Perde l'anello di fidanzamento, la proposta di matrimonio è un disastro

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Twitter oltre i 140 caratteri, in fase di test la funzione «tweet storm»

Twitter oltre i 140 caratteri, in fase di test la funzione «tweet storm»

La società sta lavorando per consentire la pubblicazione in sequenza di più cinguettii sullo stesso argomento

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Perché il cuore si trova a sinistra?  

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Perché la tecnologia non ama i mancini? Cinque soluzioni pensate per chi non usa la mano destra

Dal mouse verticale alla tastiera con i numeri a sinistra, dal gamepad ergonomicamente modificato alla videocamera con display rotante, ecco gli accessori a misura di sinistrorso

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Vizi costosi, amicizie sbagliate, investimenti fallimentari: quanti atleti dalle stelle alle stalle, non solo nel calcio. C’è chi ha fatto il palo in una rapina e chi è morto da clochard

Pisa, Andrea Bocelli per la prima volta da un robot

Pisa, Andrea Bocelli per la prima volta da un robot

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Cina, il fondatore di Ali Baba imita Michael Jackson

Cina, il fondatore di Ali Baba imita Michael Jackson

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 Le star che hanno litigato sul set (venendo anche alle mani)

Sullo schermo si amano e durante le riprese si odiano. Da Johnny Depp e Angelina Jolie, fino a Dakota Johnson e Jamie Dornan. Shia LaBeouf ha persino aggredito Brad Pitt

Il cane (cieco e sordo) e la bambina: l’amicizia speciale

Il cane   (cieco e sordo) e la bambina: l’amicizia speciale

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45 secondi di puro spettacolo: ecco come si allena il campione di freeskiing

45 secondi di puro spettacolo: ecco come si allena il campione di freeskiing

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I tatuaggi liberano nano particelle colorate che viaggiano nel sangue

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Olivia Newton John semiparalizzata dal tumore al seno

Olivia Newton John semiparalizzata dal tumore al seno

La toccante intervista al programma tv australiano '60 minutes'

Britney Spears, l’incredibile trasformazione: addominali scolpiti e forma perfetta

Britney Spears, l’incredibile trasformazione: addominali scolpiti e forma perfetta

La popstar che in passato era stata immortalata piuttosto appesantita torna in forma come ai tempi del debutto

Lingerie rossa, pizza e tacchi a spillo: Bella Hadid in strada a New York incanta i fan

Lingerie rossa, pizza e tacchi a spillo: Bella Hadid in strada a New York incanta i fan

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Dan Brown, il nuovo thriller Ecco il prologo di «Origin»

 Dan Brown, il nuovo thriller Ecco il prologo di «Origin»

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Ritorno a scuola, i video consigli di maestri, professori e presidi

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«Buone Notizie»: dai volontari alle imprese sociali, così il Corriere racconta il bene

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Dal secolo del cinema  al secolo della rete

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Come tornare a casain sicurezza di notte

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Fuoricinema, a Milano tre giornidi incontri con il pubblico

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Le istantanee rubate alla Dolce Vita  Quando in città 'Arrivano i paparazzi'

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Amid Chaos of Storms, U.S. Shows It Has Improved Its Response
Technology, building codes, weather forecasts and a more sophisticated understanding of mass evacuation helped keep the death toll low, experts say.
Why Getting the Power Back On in Florida Could Take Weeks
Irma has left up to 15 million people in Florida without electricity. Restoring service could be the most complex operation of its kind in United States history.
The Battered Southeast Grapples With Irma’s Aftermath
With streets still flooded, power still out, thousands of houses wrecked and 94,000 people still in shelters in Florida, “we’ve got a lot of work to do,” said Gov. Rick Scott.
For Florida Keys Residents, Home Was the Ultimate Getaway. Then Irma Hit.
People who settle in the Keys often are escaping mainland life or resetting their own, and now some wonder if they should try a fresh start somewhere else.
‘We Lost Everything’: Witnessing Irma’s Destruction in the Keys
Some residents of the Keys ignored evacuation warnings and stayed behind, witnessing the hurricane firsthand.
After Irma: Floods and Blackouts in Florida
Hurricane Irma left portions of Florida with flooded streets and blacked-out cities. An estimated 15 million Floridians are without power.
Irma, Supreme Court, Apple: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
New York Today: New York Today: Tips to Take Away From Fashion Week
Wednesday: Style advice from designers, the Brooklyn Book Festival and “One Film, One New York.”
White House Weighs Lowering Refugee Quota to Below 50,000
The issue has ignited intense debate within the administration, with officials at the National Security Council, the State Department and the Department of Defense opposing a precipitous drop.
Justices Allow Refugee Ban While Case Proceeds
A month before the Supreme Court is to hear arguments in the travel ban case, it temporarily allowed the administration to bar many refugees.
A Sheriff’s Bind: Cross the White House, or the Courts
Local authorities are grappling with how to meet the Trump administration’s demands for cooperation on immigration enforcement without running afoul of the Bill of Rights.
Action to Protect Young Immigrants Already Stumbles in Congress
President Trump gave Congress six months to pass legislation protecting young immigrants brought here as children. If anything, the effort is moving backward.
White House Says Justice Department Should Look at Charging Comey
The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said that the president was proved right in firing the F.B.I. director in May.
Congress Passes Measure Challenging Trump to Denounce Hate Groups
The House and Senate delivered a blunt message to President Trump, unanimously denouncing racist and anti-Semitic hate groups without equivocation.
Public Health: How Single-Payer Health Care Could Trip Up Democrats
It’s their version of “repeal and replace.” But converting to “Medicare for all” requires complicated choices.
Your Money: Equifax, Bowing to Public Pressure, Drops Credit-Freeze Fees
The credit reporting agency, which recently disclosed a data breach affecting up to 143 million people, said it would waive the fees until Nov. 21 after receiving numerous complaints.
North Korea Resumes Work at Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say
The analysts, who gave no indication that another test was imminent, also said that the North’s Sept. 3 test may have been much more powerful than previously estimated.
Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold
A lower court had ordered Texas to redraw maps found to be discriminatory. The Supreme Court blocked that order while it considers an appeal.
Baltimore Officers Will Face No Federal Charges in Death of Freddie Gray
The Justice Department has closed its investigation into possible civil rights violations by six police officers in the 2015 death of Mr. Gray.
World Anti-Doping Agency Clears 95 Russian Athletes
The rulings will probably spur debate over the way sports officials handle athletes who were implicated in the investigations into Russia’s doping program.
Turkey Signs Russian Missile Deal, Pivoting From NATO
The purchase of Russian weapons by a longtime NATO member is likely to stir unease in Washington and Brussels.
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Angelina Jolie, Unbroken
The actress-director suggests her new film, set against the backdrop of Cambodian genocide, affected her view of her family and relationship with Brad Pitt.
Feature: RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War
How the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and why it may be impossible to stop.
Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile
The page, posing as an activist group, was one of hundreds of fake accounts Russia used in an information campaign during the election, a revelation that has put Facebook on the defensive.
In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune
One of the largest sources of Bitcoin can be found in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, despite Chinese skepticism over its potential for risk.
Todd Marinovich, Football’s Cautionary Tale, Is Playing Again at 48
“I really haven’t known how to deal with life,” says Marinovich, a starting quarterback in the World Developmental League.
Critic's Notebook: At the Apple Keynote, Selling Us a Better Vision of Ourselves
Apple’s annual program is an odd streaming TV event: an extended commercial that the faithful watch willingly.
Apple Unveils iPhone X and 8 Models as It Upgrades TV Set-Top Box
The company announced its most expensive iPhone, priced at $999, at an event on Tuesday. Read our analysis of what Apple unveiled.
Man Booker Shortlist Is Half American
Novels by Paul Auster, Emily Fridlund, Mohsin Hamid, Fiona Mozley, George Saunders and Ali Smith made the list. The prize will be announced Oct. 17.
Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88
Ms. Windsor’s case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time.
On Soccer: Steely and Stylish, P.S.G. Opens Champions League With a Rout
By beating Celtic, 5-0, Paris St.-Germain started to validate its ownership’s billion-dollar investment.
Bell Pottinger, British P.R. Firm for Questionable Clients, Collapses
The firm’s financial failure was hastened by a race-baiting campaign it undertook in South Africa that spiraled into a disaster.
Police Likely to Release Body Camera Footage in Fatal Bronx Shooting, Commissioner Says
The encounter last week was the first fatal police shooting in New York City captured by body cameras.
Canadian Judge Who Wore Trump Hat in Court Will Remain on the Bench
The judge, who wore a “Make America Great Again” cap into court the day after the presidential election, will be suspended without pay for 30 days.
Bannon Expected to Address Berkeley, a Hotbed of Conflict Over Free Speech
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.
Australian Catholic Church Falls Short on Safeguards for Children, Study Finds
A report on sexual abuse in the global church found that Australia’s has done less than its counterparts in similar countries to protect children in its care.
Drew Nieporent May Be the Last Old-School Restaurateur Standing
At a time when chefs get all the attention, the owner of Nobu and Bâtard is still the effusive greeter and public face of his restaurants.
On Baseball: Cleveland Indians (20 Wins and Counting) Are Streaking Toward October
They came close in 2016, nearly winning the World Series. A year later, the Indians have put together a winning streak that could break a record.
Bites: A Chicago Restaurant With an Impressive Pedigree and a Nordic Soul
Elske, which opened in December in the restaurant-rich West Loop, offers a relatively affordable tasting menu and à la carte options that nimbly blend Midwestern and Nordic sensibilities.

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Obama is back on the campaign trail, in Germany. (Or at least his face is.)
The highlighting of his endorsement of Merkel is intended as a subtle dig at Trump.
North Korea nuclear test maybe have been twice as strong as first thought
New analysis of seismic data suggests the bomb’s yield could have been up to 250 kilotons.
Indians file as many as 6 million open-record requests a year. But some have died for their efforts.
At least 60 right-to-information ‘warriors’ have been killed since 2005.
After Irma, a once-lush gem in the U.S. Virgin Islands reduced to battered wasteland
A 20-square-mile island in the Caribbean reveals some of the hurricane’s worst devastation on U.S. soil.
Meet the corrupt, jailed politician who has the rest of Brazil's political elite terrified
Eduardo Cunha could agree to a plea bargain and spill decades' worth of corruption secrets.
More than ever, South Koreans want their own nuclear weapons
The proposal for South Korea to have its own nuclear weapons is picking up steam.
If Trump wants to unravel Obama's legacy, he could start with Burma
Obama brought Burma out of the cold. Is it time to isolate the regime again?
North Korea lashes out over ‘vicious’ U.N. sanctions 
The isolated country warned the United States that it would retaliate but did not elaborate.
The horror of the Rohingya crisis has enraged Pakistanis, sparking huge protests
From migrant fishermen in Karachi, outrage spread across the country.
Obama is back on the campaign trail, in Germany. (Or at least his face is.)
The highlighting of his endorsement of Merkel is intended as a subtle dig at Trump.
‘Textbook example of ethnic cleansing’: 370,000 Rohingyas flood Bangladesh as crisis worsens
The U.S. is “alarmed” by allegations of killings and village burning by the Burmese military.
U.N. agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea
The U.S. and its allies pushed for a full embargo.
Israel is courting Syrian ‘hearts and minds’ to keep Hezbollah away
Cross-border assistance program is both humanitarian and strategic.
The pastor’s daughter: How a striking family history shaped Germany’s powerful chancellor
On the campaign trail, Merkel doesn’t mention her father, a pastor loyal to communist ideals.
‘People are roaming like zombies’: Virgin Islands stagger after storm passes
Flooding, power failures and wholseale destruction were Irma’s legacy across the northern arc of the Caribbean.
As Germans prepare to vote, a mystery grows: Where are the Russians?
The country braced for leaks, bots and disinformation. But evidence of meddling has been scant.
As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, ‘Who’s next?’
Weeks of attacks have taken a toll on NGOs and the media, as the U.S. retreats from promoting human rights.
Fear and confidence in the face of Russian war games
Western officials say the military exercises simulate an offensive against NATO.
‘We’re left with nothing’: Mexicans in quake zone wonder how to begin rebuilding
As aftershocks continue, many residents say they will be relying heavily on government aid.
Hospital official says 2 dead, 7 wounded in explosion outside cricket stadium in Afghan capital
Hospital official says 2 dead, 7 wounded in explosion outside cricket stadium in Afghan capital.
US says airstrikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabab members
The U.S. military says it has carried out three “precision airstrikes” in southern Somalia that killed six members of the al-Shabab extremist group.
As Rohingya flee violence, Myanmar’s Suu Kyi skips UN meet
With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi will skip this month’s U.N. General Assembly.
Rights group urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir
An international human rights group urged India on Wednesday to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately.
Prosecutor investigates some 700 Catalan mayors over vote
Spain’s state prosecutor office says he is investigating more than 700 Catalan mayors for cooperating with a referendum on independence that has been suspended by a court, and has ordered police to arrest them if they don’t comply.
Saudis back int’l probe of Yemen crimes, question ‘timing’
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador in Geneva said Wednesday the kingdom would not oppose a resolution at the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council seeking an independent, international investigation of rights violations and crimes in war-torn Yemen, but raised questions about “timing.”

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Chocolate industry drives rainforest disaster in Ivory Coast

Exclusive: As global demand for chocolate booms, ‘dirty’ beans from deforested national parks have entered big business supply chains

  • Cocoa is king in Ivory Coast where forests make way for beans

The world’s chocolate industry is driving deforestation on a devastating scale in West Africa, the Guardian can reveal.

Cocoa traders who sell to Mars, Nestlé, Mondelez and other big brands buy beans grown illegally inside protected areas in the Ivory Coast, where rainforest cover has been reduced by more than 80% since 1960.

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Juncker says EU will 'move on' from Brexit in state of union speech

European commission president says UK’s departure is tragic but isn’t everything and tells Nigel Farage he will regret it

Jean-Claude Juncker has declared that the “wind is back in Europe’s sails” in an at times deeply personal State of the Union speech in which he gave his vision for the future of the bloc when the UK makes its “tragic” departure in 2019.

The European commission president said he would always deeply lament the UK’s decision to leave the EU. “This will be a very sad and tragic moment in our history, we will always regret this,” Juncker said before responding to heckling from Nigel Farage, by retorting: “I think you will regret this soon, I might say.”

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Michael Flynn 'promoted US-Russian nuclear project from White House'

Investigators examine former Trump adviser’s alleged links to private plan to build Middle East power plants

US congressional investigators are examining whether Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, secretly promoted a plan by private business interests to build US-Russian nuclear power plants in the Middle East while he was serving in the White House.

Related: Twitter founder: Trump presidency is product of short attention spans

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Cuba's crumbling infrastructure no match for might of Irma

Despite government preparations, some have criticized the response to the monster hurricane that crumbled buildings and deluged homes

Havana was in midnight darkness and the floodwaters were neck-high were Yanelis Rodríguez finally gave up hope that help was on its way.

As giant waves crashed over the Malecón seawall just 200m away, Rodríguez and her two young children waded through Hurricane Irma’s storm surge to safety.

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Bitcoin is a fraud that will blow up, says JP Morgan boss

Jamie Dimon claims cryptocurrency is only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in North Korea

Bitcoin is a fraud that will ultimately blow up, according to JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon, who said the digital currency was only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in places such as North Korea.

Speaking at a conference in New York, the boss of America’s biggest bank said he would fire “in a second” anyone at the investment bank found to be trading in bitcoin. “For two reasons: it’s against our rules, and they’re stupid. And both are dangerous.”

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Anger in Singapore as first female president is elected without a vote

Halimah Yacob did not have to face an election after authorities decided her rivals did not meet strict eligibility criteria

An establishment stalwart has been named Singapore’s first female president but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism that her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote.

Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament from the Muslim Malay minority, did not have to face an election for the largely ceremonial post after authorities decided her rivals did not meet strict eligibility criteria.

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Philippines MPs vote to slash budget of agency investigating drug war to £15

The Commission of Human Rights has condemned thousands of police killings and has been criticised strongly by President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine legislators allied with President Rodrigo Duterte have voted to allocate just 1,000 pesos (£15) from next year’s budget to the Commission of Human Rights, the principal government agency criticising his bloody drug war.

Duterte, whose supporters control the lower house of congress, has frequently lashed out at the commission, which has condemned thousands of police killings during his 15 months in office.

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Netanyahu's son Yair draws fire after posting 'antisemitic cartoon'

Picture put on Facebook shows George Soros, reptilian creature and figure similar to antisemitic ‘happy merchant’ image

An attack by the son of the Israeli prime minister on his family’s critics has backfired after he posted a cartoon on social media that contained elements described as “blatantly antisemitic”.

Yair Netanyahu had already gained a controversial reputation for crudely trolling his parents’ enemies before his latest intervention, which has spawned days of hostile media coverage.

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Polish death metal band Decapitated accused of kidnap and rape

The celebrated four-piece are alleged to have raped a woman they invited on their tour bus following a concert in Spokane, Washington

Polish metal band Decapitated have been accused of kidnapping and gang rape while on tour in the US.

The band, one of the most celebrated in the “technical death metal” subgenre, were arrested in Los Angeles after a woman claimed she was held against her will and raped in the band’s tour bus, following a 31 August concert in Spokane, Washington.

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China-born New Zealand MP denies being a spy

Yang Jian criticises ‘smear campaign’ after it emerges he studied and taught at Chinese universities linked to intelligence services

A China-born MP for New Zealand’s ruling party has denied being a spy after it emerged that he had spent years studying and teaching in universities with links to Chinese intelligence services.

“I am not a spy,” Yang Jian, the National party’s first MP born in mainland China, told reporters on Wednesday after a joint investigation by the Financial Times and New Zealand’s Newsroom revealed what they described as his hidden past.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero 'was originally black'

Roald Dahl’s widow and biographer say first Charlie was black but writer was persuaded to make him white

Roald Dahl originally wanted the eponymous hero of his much-loved children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to be black, his widow has said.

In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s Today programme for Roald Dahl day on Wednesday, Liccy Dahl said: “His first Charlie that he wrote about was a little black boy.”

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America's shameful history of voter suppression

Voter fraud is more rare than being struck by lightning, yet the fear-mongering persists. Don’t blame Donald Trump – blame America’s democratic model

When Kris Kobach was first running for office in Kansas in 2010, he claimed he’d found evidence that thousands of Kansans were assuming the identities of dead voters and casting fraudulent ballots – a technique once known as ghost voting.

Kobach even offered a name, Albert K Brewer of Wichita, who he said had voted from beyond the grave in the primaries that year.

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Liam Neeson has retired from action films – we'll miss his particular set of skills

The Taken actor has announced his departure from the genre after a decade of gleefully schlocky thrillers, but also one stone-cold classic

Related: Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give up

So that’s it. Liam Neeson is no longer an action movie star. His retirement from action films, announced yesterday (“I’m sixty-fucking-five. Audiences are eventually going to go: ‘Come on,’” he said at the Toronto film festival), forms the conclusion of perhaps the most unlikely career jag in cinema history.

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Brexit is a great British bore. Europe has moved on, and the UK should be worried | Guntram Wolff
Self-obsessed Brexiters would be shocked to realise just what a peripheral issue their sacred cause is, viewed from a European lens.

It is official: Brexit is boring – at least on the continent. As the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, delivered his “state of the union” address on Wednesday, setting the tone for the new political year, Brexit was relegated to a brief mention at the end. And even there, it was framed as a moment of sadness and regret, not horror. In last week’s TV encounter between the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and her challenger, Martin Schulz, Brexit was totally absent.

Related: Juncker says EU will 'move on' from Brexit in state of union speech

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Man Booker prize 2017: shortlist makes room for debuts alongside big names

George Saunders, Fiona Mozley and Emily Fridlund are nominated for their first novels, alongside new books from Ali Smith and Paul Auster

American heavyweights Paul Auster and George Saunders are to go head to head for this year’s Man Booker prize, as major names make way for two new faces on the 2017 shortlist.

The judges, chaired by Baroness Lola Young, announced their shortlist of six titles on Wednesday morning. Alongside Auster and Saunders, the 29-year-old British debut novelist Fiona Mozley has secured a place in the final line-up, as did American first-timer Emily Fridlund.

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Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond review – a delirious peek behind the Carrey-Kaufman curtain

In 1998 a camera crew trailed Jim Carrey as he method-acted his way into the mind of Andy Kaufmann. The result is insightful, inane and wildly entertaining

Related: The Disaster Artist review – James Franco's ode to bad film-making is a riot

During the filming of Man on the Moon, director Milos Forman had a phone call with his star, Jim Carrey, to complain about two unwanted people who kept appearing on set. “Well, we can fire them, and I can do an impersonation,” Carrey countered. Forman realised this wasn’t a good idea.

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New iPhones: why is Apple's pricing the same in pounds and dollars?

New products have same price in both currencies, suggesting Apple is taking advantage of British customers’ acceptance of price hikes since the EU Referendum

Tuesday’s iPhone X launch event brought familiar news to British viewers: the Brexit-induced devaluation of the pound means that everything is really, really expensive.

Every product announced by Apple onstage has the same price in pounds and dollars, from the cheapest Apple TV – £149 or $149 – to the most expensive iPhone X, a grand more at $1,149 or £1,149.

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Bill Gates: Don't expect charities to pick up the bill for Trump's sweeping aid cuts | Kate Hodal

Head of world’s largest private philanthropic organisation speaks out as report shows progress on reducing extreme poverty is under threat

Bill Gates has warned that organisations like his are “absolutely not” prepared to plug the yawning gaps in development aid that will result from funding cuts, including those proposed by President Trump.

Speaking to the Guardian ahead of the UN general assembly meeting, which opens for general debate next week, the billionaire philanthropist said simply: “There’s no way to balance a cut in [a] rich country’s generosity.”

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Why do Sikhs wear turbans? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Vivek Chaudhary
Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries

Nobody knows the precise origins of the turban, although there are references to it dating back almost 4,000 years from Mesopotamia and ancient India. There is little consensus on what it should look like and how it should be worn. There is no specific colour and it can be wrapped tightly around the head or sit loosely; it can have a peak or a flat top or even be tilted, and when unfurled can measure anything up to 40 metres in length. It is a distinctive form of headdress that can be seen throughout countries in south and central Asia and north and west Africa, each of them having their own specific style and reasons for donning it.

Related: The post 9/11 prejudice that menaces American Sikhs | Amardeep Singh

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Borussia Dortmund: a club whose plan is working almost too well

The German side have worked hard to establish themselves as the best place in Europe for young, talented players but they had not planned to lose Ousmane Dembélé to Barcelona after only a year

The news was good yet the atmosphere seemed somewhat subdued. The Borussia Dortmund CEO, Hans-Joachim Watzke, was delivering an update on the club’s financial situation – record turnover of €400m (£364m) for 2016-17 and an astonishing profit of €134m since 2011 – but no one appeared to be that interested. There was only one story in town and that whether Ousmane Dembélé was going to join Barcelona.

Related: MCN to LOL: the new super forward lines set to dominate the Champions League

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Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes F1 deal as team keep options open for 2019
• Finn signs new one-year deal to race alongside Lewis Hamilton
• Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen contracts run to end of 2018

Valtteri Bottas has signed a new one year deal to race for Mercedes in the 2018 Formula One season. The Finn has impressed alongside Lewis Hamilton at the team that has won the last three drivers’ and constructors’ championships. He has won twice this year and although expected to maintain his drive, the team had held off confirming the deal while the 2017 driver market remained fluid.

The one-year deal allows Mercedes to keep their options open with Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen both contracted at Red Bull until the end of 2018.

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Tennis drug cheats do exist, but it’s too easy for them to slip through the net | Marina Hyde

Maria Sharapova is back and her drug ban is receding into memory in a sport where the anti-doping procedure barely scratches the surface of a problem that is unlikely to be non-existent

In tennis, cleanliness is next to wealthiness. Announcing record levels of sponsorship deals back in 2015, the ATP chairman Chris Kermode explained: “People see [tennis] as a clean sport, it’s a great product with great athletes and I think tennis is in the best place it’s ever been.”

Why do people see tennis as a clean sport? The simple answer is that very few players ever test positive for banned substances. Except in faintly glamorous ways, like when Richard Gasquet ingested cocaine from kissing a lady all night in a Miami nightclub. Richard, you’ve tested positive for being a Mr Loverman.

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Kaepernick backs ESPN anchor Hill after she calls Trump a white supremacist
  • ESPN sends out apology after series of tweets by SportsCenter host
  • Former 49ers quarterback says he stands with Jemele Hill

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has tweeted his support for ESPN anchor Jemele Hill after she called Donald Trump a “white supremacist”.

Hill’s attack on the president caused ESPN to issue an apology on Tuesday, with the broadcaster saying her views “do not represent the position of ESPN.” And “she recognizes her actions were inappropriate”.

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Professional punter Harry Findlay: ‘I didn’t have the train fare to see my mum’ | Donald McRae
‘Harry the Dog’ recalls losing a £1.9m bet in 2007, coming back from depression and why, ‘with all disrespect’, Ray Winstone should be ashamed of himself

‘I am a gambler,” Harry Findlay says as if, after talking for three hours, the stark truth needs to be heard again. “If I had a £1,000 left and there was a two-dog race at the bottom of my road and I didn’t know the form, but I could get almost evens on both dogs, I’d put £500 on it. So I’m a bloody gambler. That ain’t changing.”

On his front room sofa in Axminster, Harry the Dog, who knows what it is like to lose a £2.5m bet, rallies his fellow hustlers. “If there’s a message I could pass on, it would be to all those who’ve dedicated their life to gambling and sport. Maybe they’re thinking about family and reflecting: ‘Perhaps all this gambling wasn’t such a good idea?’”

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Pakistan hails return of international cricket with joyous World XI visit
The country has been a no-go zone for most foreign teams since the Lahore attack of 2009 but the presence of Andy Flower’s star-studded visitors for a T20 series has given hope of a brighter future

Pakistan may have taken its biggest step yet towards full restoration of cricket at home by staging the first of three Twenty20 internationals against the World XI, a team from seven nations assembled by coach Andy Flower on behalf of the Pakistan Task Team that was formed by International Cricket Council in 2010 to revive cricket in Pakistan. After the horrific militant attack on the touring Sri Lankans in Lahore in 2009, the country had become a no-go zone for the foreign teams with Zimbabwe being the only team to tour Pakistan for an international series in 2015.

On a glorious night in Lahore, cricket took the centre stage with about 20,000 people turning up to watch the players they perhaps had seen only on television screens before. Such was the pull of the event that every news channel had made ample room for cricket in the bulletins. While the prices of the tickets were on the higher side – the maximum being 8,000 Rupees (£55), the car-for-hire app Uber announced it would take spectators to the stadium at a flat rate of 111 Rupees (£0.80).

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Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic charges powerless to mute the PSG show
French club, with most expensive signings Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, want to write new page of history and were not even in full flow in Champions League

One of the first rebranding wheezes introduced at Paris Saint-Germain after the club’s takeover by Qatari rulers in 2011 was to remove the club’s date of foundation from its crest. Apparently, when trying not to come across as a nouveau riche interloper among Europe’s aristocracy, it does not do to advertise that one was not created until 1970. That was three years after the Lisbon Lions made sure Celtic will always have a place in the continent’s hall of fame. Although PSG’s wealth now makes minnows of the Scottish champions, the French team’s jerseys still do not feature a gold star like the one worn by their hosts in Glasgow on Tuesday night.

The pursuit of such a star has become an obsession for PSG. Since making Neymar and Kylian Mbappé the most expensive signings in history, the club is fixated on a future that cannot come fast enough. The mishaps that the French club have endured in the tournament in recent years have given their quest if not kudos, then at least intrigue. Their last Champions League match before the trip to Glasgow ended in that humiliation at Barcelona.

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England to finally face All Blacks in autumn 2018 after four year wait
• England to face New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Japan
• Eddie Jones says England must bridge gap with All Blacks

England will complete a four-year wait to face New Zealand when they clash with the world champions at Twickenham next year.

The fixture has been confirmed by the Rugby Football Union for 10 November and is the highlight of a mouth-watering 2018 autumn series that also features matches against South Africa, Japan and Australia.

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Leo Messi’s two goals gives Barcelona perfect start against Juventus

Pessimism was pushed aside on the night that Barcelona returned to the Champions League and took revenge on the team that dumped them out of the competition last year. It is five months since Juventus beat them 3-0 in Turin; four weeks since Gerard Piqué admitted that, for the first time, he felt inferior to Real Madrid; and two weeks since the transfer window closed, with Neymar in Paris and Philippe Coutinho still on Merseyside. The talk was of crisis and outside the stadium on Tuesday night they were collecting signatures to force a vote of no confidence in the president, Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Related: Celtic no match for PSG as Neymar, Mbappé and Cavani score in 5-0 rout

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Marouane Fellaini sparks Manchester United win over Basel after Pogba injury

It was a victory that came at a cost for Manchester United bearing in mind the implications for Paul Pogba and the sight of the club’s most expensive player prematurely making his way along the touchline with the look of someone who knew it might be the last time the crowd see him for a while. Pogba had lasted only 19 minutes and maybe this is now the time for Marouane Fellaini to show why José Mourinho, like Louis van Gaal and David Moyes previously, has kept faith in him during intermittent periods when the crowd at Old Trafford have not been so sure.

Related: Manchester United 3-0 Basel: Champions League – as it happened

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Pedro sets Chelsea on their way to 6-0 stroll against Qarabag

This was a mismatch that probably proved very little in terms of Chelsea’s prospects in this year’s Champions League, but a stroll that felt hugely welcome in September’s cluttered and treacherous schedule. Antonio Conte had been braced to chop and change his lineup in the hope of negotiating a successful passage through seven games in 21 days. In the end, the head coach could offer breathers to those upon whom he leans most, safe in the knowledge this game had been won by the half-hour.

There will be few confrontations as gentle as this in the competition. Qarabag were debutants at this level and an Azerbaijan club who have endured 24 years in exile from their original home in Aghdam are still fiercely proud to be competing in the elite at all. But they were outclassed here from the outset. Atlético Madrid and Roma, goalless in Italy while Chelsea prospered, will provide far sterner tests in Group C, but those are concerns for another day. The Premier League champions had loathed life on the outside looking in on Europe last season, but could bask in the ease of a win on their return.

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Travel can broaden game but club trips to US and South Africa make little sense | Robert Kitson
This weekend’s Premiership match in Pennsylvania and Pro14 games in South Africa have more costs, fewer fans and a huge carbon bootprint

Before this week the most absurd away fixture in European club rugby history was probably Connacht’s 12,000-mile round trip to Siberia in November 2015. The Irish province did manage to beat their Challenge Cup opponents Enisei-STM in temperatures as low as -18C but a technical fault with a charter plane caused such travel chaos some players were stranded for days. “Energy levels at all time low … BO levels at an all-time high,” read the memorable tweet from the Connacht back-rower John Muldoon.

Once upon a time crossing the Severn Bridge was the most exotic cross-border club rugby experience available. Not any more. This week, Newcastle will abandon Kingston Park to face Saracens at the Talen Energy Stadium, a football stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania. On Sunday, in the unofficial Sir David Attenborough derby, the Cheetahs entertain Zebre of Italy in Bloemfontein. On Saturday, Leinster will meet the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.

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Celtic no match for PSG as Neymar, Mbappé and Cavani score in 5-0 rout

Brendan Rodgers may bemoan the luck of the draw. On the evidence of a harrowing evening for Celtic, facing a Paris Saint-Germain side determined to send a statement of intent to open the Champions League would always have been an insurmountable challenge.

Some context for Rodgers and Celtic will arrive with what PSG do next. Celtic, though, need to banish this French canter from their minds in preparation for what has always looked a pivotal Group B fixture at Anderlecht in a fortnight.

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MCN to LOL: the new super forward lines set to dominate the Champions League
PSG have added Neymar and Kylian Mbappé to create a frightening strike force that ranks highest in our best attacking lineups in this year’s Champions League

When Paris Saint-Germain signed Neymar from Barcelona for £198m this summer they not only broke the transfer record but also destroyed one of the most successful attacking trios of all time.

Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez – nicknamed MSN – had terrified defences across Spain and Europe for the past three years before PSG managed to lure the Brazilian to the French capital and then add Kylian Mbappé from Monaco to form their own super forward line.

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Wales’s Sam Warburton to miss autumn internationals with neck injury
• British and Irish Lions captain in New Zealand faces four months out
• Misses Tests against Australia, Georgia, New Zealand and South Africa

The British & Irish Lions captain, Sam Warburton, has been denied the opportunity of a rematch with New Zealand in November after it was revealed he will be sidelined for four months because of neck surgery and will miss Wales’s autumn internationals.

Warburton, who led the Lions to a series draw against the All Blacks in July, suffered a recurrence of the longstanding neck injury in training for Cardiff Blues this week and scans have revealed the 28-year-old flanker requires surgery.

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The anti-Beckhams: the UK footballers choosing to start their careers in the US

MLS has long been derided as a retirement home for aging stars. But some young English players are choosing to kickstart their careers in the States

Over the last decade, Major League Soccer has attracted its fair share of British footballers. Since the league’s watershed moment with David Beckham’s acquisition, the likes of Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Jermain Defoe and Ashley Cole have taken their talents to North America.

Of course, they all had one thing in common: their careers were in their twilight years when they made the move to MLS. It took a few years for Beckham’s superstar sheen to settle down enough for him to play quality football. Gerrard struggled to adapt to the league after his love affair with Liverpool. Lampard notoriously had his New York City FC debut delayed by over six months due to a stint with Manchester City and nagging injuries. Defoe arrived over the age of 30 and didn’t stick around long, while Cole had declined a previous LA Galaxy offer, saying that he wasn’t “ready to relax on a beach yet.”

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Gonzalo Higuaín: ‘The way we act on a human level is very important’

In an exclusive interview the Juventus striker talks about his ‘obligation’ to score, watching the Brazilian Ronaldo find the net two million times and why a player’s biggest concern should be how they behave

Gonzalo Higuaín does not remember his first time. He can tell you about scoring for River Plate at 18 years old, about opening his Real Madrid account away against Atlético, or how he marked his Argentina debut with a cool finish against Peru. Ask him to recall his first ever goal, though – or even just one that stands out vividly from his childhood – and somehow nothing comes to mind.

“No,” he insists. “I remember all those other firsts.”

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Republicans want Hillary Clinton to vanish. We can't let that happen | Heather Cox Richardson

Clinton’s politics are a threat to the ideology of the modern Republican party, but so is her presence on the public stage

The fight over Hillary Clinton’s continued presence in public life is about more than her “likeability” or the fissures in the Democratic party. Clinton attracts such vitriol because she stands at the place where two conflicting political ideologies clash.

Republicans today control all branches of the federal government and are poised to put their ideology of radical individualism into reality. But at this very moment of their apparent triumph, Americans are rejecting the Republican vision and demanding instead an active government that promotes the general welfare. It is a major political realignment, and women are key to it.

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The UN is failing – we must give its leader real power to act | Helen Clark

The former New Zealand premier and top UN official says the organisation cannot hope to end today’s crises while it is hamstrung by micro-management

In a world facing many grave challenges across many spheres, people look to the United Nations to play a key role in resolving them.

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A lesson from Hurricane Irma: capitalism can’t save the planet - it can only destroy it | George Monbiot
The perpetual quest for growth drives our economics. That’s why our environment and financial system lurch from crisis to crisis

There was “a flaw” in the theory: this is the famous admission by Alan Greenspan, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, to a congressional inquiry into the 2008 financial crisis. His belief that the self-interest of the lending institutions would lead automatically to the correction of financial markets had proved wrong. Now, in the midst of the environmental crisis, we await a similar admission. We may be waiting some time.

Related: George Monbiot: how do we get out of this mess?

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George Saunders and Mohsin Hamid lead a daring Man Booker shortlist

A spirit of experiment resounds through the chosen novels from writers including Paul Auster and Ali Smith

Paul Auster had not written a novel for seven years, and then he wrote one that came in at nearly 900 pages. Three of the other writers shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker prize had never written one before – although to regard master fabulist George Saunders as a debutant simply because he has hitherto devoted his creative energies to the short form is something of a cheat. The other two – Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley – we can certainly allow, as well as noting that their novels, History of Wolves and Elmet, privilege the complicatedly unreliable stories of solitary children in solitary places, both made vulnerable by the violence of adults.

In a shortlist that seems to reject conventional realism and celebrate precarious and unstable narratives, our half-dozen to watch is completed by Ali Smith’s Autumn and Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West. Smith’s novel, written against the clock as the summer of Brexit unfolded last year, manages to capture the immediacy of a divided country while weaving in an echo of the prizewinning How to Be Both by revivifying a forgotten artist. Hamid’s Exit West is a novel of migrants and refugees that slips the confines of particular reality by constantly crossing and recrossing the borders of genre and form.

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Suicides peak in middle age. So why do we call it a young person’s tragedy? |
To really understand this phenomenon would mean abandoning our narrative of the race yet to be run, and looking directly at the dark side of British life

While we most often think of suicide as a tragedy of the young; it’s their parents’ generation who seem most at risk.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its annual summary of data on deaths by suicide in the UK recently – in the run-up to World Suicide Prevention Day – and the data shows that in 2016 people aged between 40 and 44 had the highest prevalence of suicide, a rate of 15.1 deaths per 100,000 people. Split by gender, the highest prevalence was for men aged 40 to 44 (23.7 deaths per 100,000 in 2016) and women between the ages 50 and 54 (6.4 deaths per 100,000 in 2016).

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Facial recognition is here. The iPhone X is just the beginning | Clare Garvie

Apple’s new smartphone will unlock using face recognition, thanks to infrared and 3D sensors. This technology is spreading – and complacency is not an option

I have a confession to make. I’m a privacy lawyer who researches the risks of face recognition technology – and I will be buying the new iPhone.

Apple’s next generation smartphone will unlock using face recognition, thanks to infrared and 3D sensors within its front-facing camera. Reports indicate that the face scan and unlock system will be almost instantaneous and require no buttons to be pressed, being always “on” and ready to read your face. Android users can expect similar face unlock features as well.

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How many Man Bookers must writers of colour win before they’re accepted? | Claire Hynes
Many UK readers seem unaware that people of colour write literature. But with the prize shortlist coming up, it’s time to chip away at the old white male myth

The much-awaited Man Booker prize shortlist, due to be announced today, might help chip away at a dusty old myth – that the true writers of literature are white and male. It’s time readers recognised who can and does write fiction.

Related: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead review – the brutal truth about American slavery

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Peter Hall: a titan of the theatre and a vulnerable, sensitive man

In conversations with Hall over 40 years, I encountered a creative powerhouse who exuded confidence yet could be a strangely solitary figure

Peter Hall was a man of infinite contradictions. In public, he exuded confidence, authority and the gift for leadership that enabled him to both found the Royal Shakespeare Company and overcome the manifold crises surrounding the early days of the National Theatre. Yet, having interviewed Hall countless times over the past 40 years, I also saw that he was vulnerable, sensitive and even sometimes strangely solitary. I have a vivid memory of travelling to Athens in the mid-1980s with a party of critics to see Hall’s production of Coriolanus, with Ian McKellen, staged in the Herod Atticus theatre. One morning we announced we were going to Athens’ National Archaeological Museum. “Do you mind if I come with you?” Hall asked, almost apologetically. It was a sudden glimpse into the loneliness of a director once the task of getting the show up and running has been achieved.

Related: Peter Hall: a life in pictures

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iPhone X: new Apple smartphone dumps home button for all-screen design

New model with 3 November release date promises better cameras, facial recognition, animated emojis, longer battery life and wireless charging

Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, its new radically redesigned smartphone that drops the traditional home button for an all-screen design, as well as new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models.

Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller, took to the stage of the company’s new Steve Jobs Theater situated within the brand new Apple Park “spaceship” headquarters to unveil the new iPhones.

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'An insult': Chesterfield's Princess Diana floral tribute ridiculed

Council defends creation, part of town’s festival for dressing wells, after it was mocked online as ‘horrendous’

A floral tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales produced as part of a traditional festival for dressing wells in Chesterfield has been described as “horrendous” and “an insult” to the late royal.

The flower arrangement, decorating a well in Chesterfield’s market place to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death, was mocked online after the Derbyshire town’s council published pictures on Facebook.

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Median wealth of black Americans 'will fall to zero by 2053', warns new report

Study predicts huge and growing gulf between white US households and everyone else could be disastrous for future of America’s middle class

Growing up in the projects of Baltimore in the 1980s, things like savings accounts, stocks and bonds were completely foreign to Mysia Hamilton. Asked if her parents could have passed along some money to help her buy a car, go to school or put into a house, she can’t help but chuckle.

“No, that wasn’t there. There was no wealth. My mother was working, she was providing – we weren’t on the street begging – but there was no money in terms of ‘here you go’. No money to pass down.”

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Twitter founder: Trump presidency is product of short attention spans

Evan Williams says US president’s election highlights how social media platforms are helping to ‘dumb entire world down’

Donald Trump is a symptom of a media environment based on short attention spans that is making the world stupider, one of the founders of Twitter has said.

Evan Williams, one of the co-founders of the network, said Trump’s election highlighted a wider issue about how social media platforms were helping to “dumb the entire world down” and undermining our sense of truth.

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Boy, 11, and parents die after falling into volcanic crater near Naples

Boy is said to have fainted and fallen after entering prohibited area, and his parents tried to save him, but the crater collapsed

An 11-year-old boy and his parents have died after falling into a volcanic crater near Naples.

Italian press reports said the boy walked into a prohibited area at Solfatara di Pozzuoli, one of 40 volcanoes in the Campi Flegrei area west of Naples.

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Brazil investigates reports of massacre among Amazonian tribe by gold miners

Eight to 10 members of a remote indigenous group were allegedly killed by men working for illegal prospectors in Javari Valley

Brazilian authorities are investigating reports of a massacre of up to 10 people from an isolated tribe in the Amazon by illegal gold miners.

The killings, alleged to have taken place in Javari Valley, are claimed to have been carried out by men working for gold prospectors who dredge illegally in the region’s rivers.

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Couple who screamed at their kids in YouTube 'prank' sentenced to probation

Heather and Mike Martin, who posted videos of themselves breaking their children’s toys, sentenced to five years’ probation for child neglect

A husband and wife who posted “prank” videos on YouTube of themselves screaming at the couple’s children and breaking their toys have been sentenced to five years of probation for child neglect.

Heather and Mike Martin each entered pleas to two counts of child neglect, the Baltimore Sun reported. The pleas allow them to maintain their innocence while acknowledging the evidence.

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Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after pilots call in sick

Bankrupt airline’s hubs at Düsseldorf and Tegel badly affected by apparent wildcat strike against possible redundancies

Air Berlin has been forced to cancel about 100 flights after an “unusually high number” of pilots called in sick, in what is believed to be a wildcat strike against possible redundancies at the bankrupt airline.

The carrier, which declared bankruptcy last month after years of losses, is negotiating the transfer of staff to a potential buyer. Bids for the airline must be submitted by Friday, with a decision on the sale expected as early as next week.

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Seattle mayor announces resignation after fifth sexual abuse allegation

Ed Murray denies claim by cousin of abuse decades ago but says he will leave office effective Wednesday afternoon: ‘I am sorry for this painful situation’

Seattle’s mayor, Ed Murray, has announced his resignation after a fifth man – one of his cousins – accused him of sexual abuse decades ago.

Murray, who had already announced that he would not seek a second term even as he denied the claims, said on Tuesday he would step down effective 5pm Wednesday.

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Transport safety body rules safeguards 'were lacking' in deadly Tesla crash

US National Transportation Safety Board said operational limitations in the Tesla Model S played a major role in the death of 40-year-old Joshua Brown from Ohio

The chairman of the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday that “operational limitations” in the Tesla Model S played a “major role” in a May 2016 crash that killed a driver using the vehicle’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system.

The limits on the autonomous driving system include factors such as Tesla being unable to ensure driver attention even when the car is traveling at high speeds, ensuring Autopilot is used only on certain roads and monitoring driver engagement, NTSB said.

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Bangladesh calls on Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina condemns crackdown during visit to one of the camps where 370,000 people have taken refuge

Bangladesh’s prime minister has urged Myanmar to take back an estimated 370,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled across the border in recent weeks in response to a violent crackdown by the Burmese military.

Before inspecting one of the dozens of crowded refugee camps that have sprung up in the past three weeks in southern Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina said no words were enough to express her condemnation of Myanmar.

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From Melania Trump to American nightmares – what caused a stir at New York fashion week?

The first lady wasn’t at the shows, but she chose to wear Calvin Klein – a label beloved by the liberal elite – during NYFW. But even if she wasn’t making a political statement, plenty of designers were

The most head-scratching moment of New York fashion week was not part of the official schedule. It happened more than 200 miles away from the catwalks, in fact, in Washington DC, when Melania Trump disembarked from Marine One on Sunday wearing a red Calvin Klein shirt with beige epaulettes and a sharply pointed collar.

This was a strange occurrence, for anyone who knows their fashion references, because Trump’s shirt was recognisably part of Belgian designer Raf Simons’s first collection for Calvin Klein. Simons is the sort of brainy, arty designer beloved by the “liberal elite” that the president professes to hate. His take on the US megabrand has mined the tropes of Americana – prairie quilts, cowboy boots, the star-spangled banner – in what has been interpreted by critics as an attempt to reclaim the American dream from the political right.

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The Disaster Artist review – James Franco's ode to bad film-making is a riot

The story behind cult movie The Room is brought to life with affection and painstaking detail and features a staggering transformation from the lead

One of the overriding questions one has while enduring a particularly awful film is, with all of the talented out-of-work film-makers in Hollywood, just how on earth did this get made? Did no one take the time to really read the script? Couldn’t someone spot the signs during production? Didn’t anyone try to burn all available copies of the film before it limped onto the screen? There’s a certain sadistic pleasure in not only watching a “so bad it’s good” movie (a hobby that’s grown in popularity in recent years) but also to explore the tortured story behind the scenes.

Related: The Wife review – Glenn Close is unreadably brilliant as author's spouse plunged in late-life crisis

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'A perpetual state of love and hate': readers on what it means to be American

Whether you were born in the US or now call it home we asked you what it means to be American. Here’s what some of you said

Dearborn in North America has been thrown into conflict about fear, ideology and identity politics the last year. A place of apparent contradictions, it is simultaneously a sleepy affluent suburb and the subject of rumours around Isis terror cells and sharia law.

With the launch of the Guardian documentary Dearborn, Michigan we wanted to know what you think it means to be American. We asked you whether its meaning has changed over the years and what you think the future of the country looks like.

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Top 10 contemporary short stories

Ahead of 2017’s National short story prize, Jon McGregor reluctantly chooses ‘swoony’ work from recent years showing some of the ways to write them well

This summer, I read the entries for this year’s BBC National short story prize, and discussed with my fellow judges the vexed question of how the “best” might be identified.

This was both a pleasure and a serious challenge: the form of the story is so capacious and diverse that at times we were comparing apples and pears, or at least looking at an unfamiliar fruit and arguing over whether to call it an apple or a pear. (Rest assured, though: the challenge is not impossible. An apple is always better than a pear.) You can assess our choices after the shortlist is announced this Friday evening on BBC Radio 4. All five finalists will then be broadcast on successive afternoons on BBC Radio 4 (and made available on iPlayer) starting on 18 September.

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Aung San Suu Kyi: what has happened to Myanmar's icon of morality?

Failure of Nobel prize winner to condemn brutal military campaign against Rohingya Muslims places the Lady at centre of global ire

When news came in early on the morning of 25 August that militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) had attacked police posts in northern Rakhine state, killing 12 people and ushering in a massive army crackdown, it did not take long for Myanmar’s new “information committee” to swing into action.

Myanmar has had other such committees in its history, as authoritarian rulers have sought to disseminate the truth as they saw it, as opposed to the version propagated by so-called enemies of the state. This one, a joint civil-military body, responded from an official Facebook page with breathless updates about “extremist Bengali terrorists”, alongside images of mangled corpses and World Food Programme biscuits touted as proof of aid workers abetting militants.

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The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben review – wooded wonder
They communicate, filter the air and are as complex as any animal. Welcome to the world of trees

According to Peter Wohlleben, we fail to understand trees because “they live on a different time scale” from us. One of the world’s most venerable trees is a spruce in Sweden that is 9,500 years old. Wohlleben draws on decades of experience as a forester in Germany’s Eifel mountains for this eye-opening book. He starts with wise words for those entering a forest: “Slow down, breathe deep and look around.” Not only is the air cleaner under trees, as their leaves filter out harmful pollutants, but pine forests release defensive compounds that kill germs: “Trees disinfect their surroundings.” Trees also release oxygen, so a walk in the woods is “like taking a shower in oxygen”. Wohlleben’s aim is to let us see the trees and forests around us not just as “lumber factories” but as wondrous organisms, as complex as any animal. Trees are, for instance, “social beings”, communicating with each other through their roots, thanks to the fungal “wood wide web” that permeates the forest soil, even sharing nutrients in hard times. Wohlleben’s book will change your view of the wooded world.

The Hidden Life of Trees – What they Feel, How they Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World is published by Harper Collins. To order a copy for £8.49 (RRP £9.99) go to bookshop.theguardian.com or call 0330 333 6846. Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Phone orders min p&p of £1.99.

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'You go when you go': the 70-year-old man who spent Irma in his pickup

Ronald Sandelé, 70, was evicted weeks before the hurricane. When I met him days later, he was doing what he could to save the life of a struggling bird

You have to wonder: does Ronald Sandelé, a 70-year-old resident of Key Largo, care about protecting the life of a seagull more than saving his own skin?

I met him as I was trying to find gas in Key Largo in the Florida Keys, no easy task in the wake of Hurricane Irma, when looking for fuel has become an obsession for millions of Floridians in the absence of power, food and water. He suddenly appeared, shirtless and dressed in shorts, and walked perilously out into the road to rescue the bird that was lying stricken on the tarmac, its wings clipped by a passing car.

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Brexit's buildings: how the negotiating halls could affect Britain's fate

If a broken air conditioner could worsen a 1987 quarrel between Margaret Thatcher and the EU, what does that mean for the two very different Brussels buildings – the ‘Starfish’ and the ‘Space Egg’ – where Brexit will be hatched?

It was summer: Brussels was in the grip of a heatwave and Britain was isolated in Europe. The year was 1987 and Margaret Thatcher was in her prime, recalls Lord John Kerr, a former UK ambassador to the European Union.

Fresh from her 1987 election victory and “full of adrenaline”, Thatcher refused to compromise on an EU budget line, blocking the final summit communique approved by 11 other European leaders. “It was June and it was the old Charlemagne building [in Brussels] and the air conditioning broke down and it was a heatwave,” Kerr recalls. “The fact it was hot and uncomfortable and unpleasant contributed to the disastrous outcome.”

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The beach, the border and Donald Duck doing the samba: inside Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

Cuba’s love of Marilyn Monroe, dark-skinned workers by Hockney’s pools, the firecracking feminist who patented the taco … they all feature in a festival of shows and events in LA that captures the thrill of art across the Americas

Donald Trump, against the odds, seems determined to build his “tall, powerful, beautiful” wall along the Mexican border – although it needs to be see-through, he now thinks, so that border agents won’t get surprised by “large sacks of drugs” being tossed over. In his announcement speech, he notoriously referred to Mexicans coming to the US as “bringing crime” and as “rapists”. Without doubt, Trump gives a political piquancy to the grand festival of exhibitions and events about to begin in southern California, one that has as its motto “a celebration beyond borders”.

Related: Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA – the perfect exhibition for Trump's America

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Life in the old bird yet: study of dodo bones yields new biological insights

It’s easy to think that dusty old bones have nothing left to offer, but a new study of dodo bones has given us a glimpse into a long-dead world

So rapid and complete was their extinction, that the vague descriptions given of them by early travelers were long regarded as fabulous or exaggerated, and these birds, almost contemporaries of our great-grandfathers, became associated in the minds of many persons with the Griffin and the Phoenix of mythological antiquity.”

Hugh Strickland, 1848, in Strickland & Melville’s The dodo and its kindred.

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E-cigarette science – is scaremongering hampering research opportunities?

We need more trials into the long-term impacts of e-cigarettes, but is disagreement between scientists over their effects putting people off taking part?

Whenever I tell anyone I research e-cigarettes, they almost always have an opinion about them. Some will be vapers themselves, and those who are will almost without fail sing the praises of the device that finally helped them quit smoking. But often people who’ve never tried e-cigarettes will focus on the potential risks from using them, and in particular whether they’re likely to reintroduce smoking to a young generation who have been steadily shunning it in larger and larger numbers over recent decades. A particular fear is that young people will experiment with e-cigarettes and that this will be a gateway in to smoking, as well as fears around the harms from e-cigarettes themselves.

Related: Fears over e-cigarettes leading to smoking for young people unfounded – study

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Best way forward or missed opportunity? Norwegians react to the general election

Prime minister Erna Solberg and her rightwing coalition government are set to hold on to power. So what do the next four years hold for Norwegian politics?

Norway’s conservative prime minister, Erna Solberg, and her rightwing coalition government will hold on to power for the next four years after claiming victory over the centre-left opposition by the narrowest of margins. It’s the first time a Conservative-led government has secured a second term in office since 1985. Labour had looked on course for victory, but lost crucial support ahead of the election with the economy recovering and unemployment figures down.

Elsewhere there was disappointment for potential kingmaker the Green party who lost some MPs including the party leader Rasmus Hansson, while the government’s junior coalition partner the Progress party benefited from their strong stance on border control and immigration. We asked voters which party they supported, and what hopes they have for the next four years in Norwegian politics.

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'They lied': Bolivia's untouchable Amazon lands at risk once more | Myles McCormick

Locals blame coca interests for the state’s broken promise on protecting Tipnis national park, biodiversity hotspot and home to thousands of indigenous people

When Ovidio Teco’s Amazon homeland was declared “untouchable” by the Bolivian government in 2011, his war had been won.

The concerns of people like him had been listened to: their beautiful and ancient land would not be carved in two by a 190-mile highway.

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Six farmers shot dead over land rights battle in Peru

The victims were targeted by a criminal gang who wanted to use their lands to grow lucrative palm oil, according to local indigenous leaders


Six farmers have been shot dead by a criminal gang who wanted to seize their farms to muscle in on the lucrative palm oil trade, according to indigenous Amazon leaders in Peru.

Local leaders in the central Amazon region of Ucayali say the victims were targeted last Friday because they had refused to give up their land.

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The defenders: recording the deaths of environmental defenders around the world

This year, in collaboration with Global Witness, the Guardian aims to record the deaths of all people killed while protecting land or natural resources. At the current rate, about four defenders will die this week somewhere on the planet

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'We'd rather die than lose': villagers in Indonesia fight for a land rights revolution

A small community on the island of Sumatra is at the heart of a battle for traditional territories that could finally resolve the muddled and exploitative system of laws governing land ownership in Indonesia

It is cold and late on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Huddled around a map, a group of elders are planning their battle strategy. In a milestone victory last year, they were promised rights to the land their village has controlled for generations, but today they have had bad news. The local inspector wants to slice off a piece of the forest where they harvest benzoin – a substance like frankincense – and give it to a large pulp company. They see this as a betrayal.

The elders debate in a mix of languages – Batak and bahasa Indonesia – while sipping tea and planning how they will resume the fight the next day. For years now, almost every day has involved this kind of planning.

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Tributes paid to 'silent hero' wildlife conservationist killed in Tanzania

Government officials and fellow conservationists paid tribute to Wayne Lotter at a special memorial yesterday

Hundreds of people gathered at Baobab Village in Dar es Salaam to pay tribute to Wayne Lotter on Tuesday evening, as tributes continued to come in from around the world.

Lotter, 51, was shot and killed last week while travelling in a taxi from the airport to his hotel on Dar es Salaam’s Msasani Peninsula. Lotter, who co-founded PAMS Foundation, a conservation nonprofit, was responsible for supporting anti-poaching efforts that had led to the arrests of more than 2000 ivory poachers and traffickers, and had taken down several key poaching syndicates in the country. He had received numerous death threats since starting the organization in 2009.

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Three wildlife rangers killed in attack by violent militia in DRC

Three wildlife rangers at DRC’s Virunga national park were killed this week in an ambush by Mai Mai rebels, bringing this year’s fatalities to eight

Three rangers have been killed and another is missing after an attack by violent militia in Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bringing the number of fatalities in the park this year to eight.

The park rangers, Charles Paluku Syaira, Jonas Paluku Malyani and Pacifique Musubao Fikirini were murdered on the morning of Monday 14 August during a routine patrol around the park, which is home to critically endangered mountain gorilla.

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Three more rangers killed in a deadly month around the world for wildlife defenders

Wildlife protection has become an increasingly dangerous business as rangers face armed gunmen and poachers

Three rangers have been killed in separate countries in a deadly month for wildlife defenders.

A ranger at Serra da Capivara national park, in Brazil’s north-eastern Piaui region, was killed by hunters on 18 August. Edilson Aparecido dos Santos and two other colleagues were patrolling the park when they were ambushed by a group of four armed men who are believed to have been hunting in the park illegally. Dos Santos was killed in the shootout that followed, while the other two rangers were injured.

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Tanzanian police believe wildlife activist may have been tracked by his killer

A police insider has told the Guardian that the killers of Wayne Lotter may have been following him

Police believe Wayne Lotter’s killer may have followed and targeted the conservationist when he was shot on Wednesday, according to inside sources.

Lotter was stopped and then fatally shot while travelling by taxi from Dar es Salaam airport to a hotel. He had been working in Tanzania for many years, exposing and jailing wildlife poachers and traffickers, and he had received a number of death threats. Tanzania’s director for criminal investigation, Robert Boaz, said a murder investigation was underway.

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Leading elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

Wayne Lotter had received numerous death threats while battling international ivory-trafficking networks

The head of an animal conservation NGO who had received numerous death threats has been shot and killed by an unknown gunman in Tanzania.

Wayne Lotter, 51, was shot on Wednesday evening in the Masaki district of the city of Dar es Salaam. The wildlife conservationist was being driven from the airport to his hotel when his taxi was stopped by another vehicle. Two men, one armed with a gun opened his car door and shot him.

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Amnesty condemns 'campaign of harassment' against Nicaragua canal critics

The interoceanic canal and its ‘murky legal framework’ was also criticized by Bianca Jagger, who called the canal ‘an insane project’

Nicaragua’s former revolutionary leaders have led a campaign of harassment and persecution against communities opposing the construction of a controversial canal that threatens the homes and livelihoods of tens of thousands of people, according to Amnesty International.

Plans to construct a $50bn shipping canal 175 miles long and 500 yards wide have provoked a mix of anger, fear and defiance not witnessed since the civil war between the Sandinista government and US-backed Contra rebels ended in 1988.

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Kiri Te Kanawa quits public performance after five-decade career

Soprano who retired from operatic roles in 2009 says her voice ‘is in the past’ and reveals final concert was a year ago

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has announced her retirement from public performance after a career that has spanned almost five decades.

The world-renowned soprano, 73, said she had stopped performing a year ago but had not revealed her decision until now.

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Nick Clegg and wife say telling son he had blood cancer was 'toughest thing'

Former Lib Dem leader and wife go public about son’s experience and treatment to raise awareness of the need for research into less toxic therapies for cancer

The moment Nick Clegg and his wife had to tell their eldest son he had blood cancer was one of the “toughest things” for the family, Miriam González Durántez has said.

González Durántez and her husband, the former deputy prime minister, told ITV’s Lorraine Kelly how their son Antonio, now 15, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in September last year.

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Rebel Wilson wins $4.56m damages from Bauer in record libel settlement

The Australian actor is awarded huge sum, plus interest and costs, at the supreme court in Melbourne

The Australian actor Rebel Wilson has been awarded more than $4.5m in damages, plus interest and court costs, in her libel case against Bauer Media.

Wilson said the decision brought to an end a “long and hard court battle” and that she would not be keeping any of the money, which was the largest defamation payout in Australian legal history.

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PewDiePie apologises for racial slur: 'I'm just an idiot'

Felix Kjellberg, the highest-paid YouTuber in 2016, says he learned nothing from previous racist controversies and that ‘there are no excuses for it’

YouTube star PewDiePie has apologised for using a racial slur during a livestream, saying that he is “disappointed in himself”.

In a short video posted to his YouTube account , the vlogger – real name Felix Kjellberg, the highest-paid YouTuber in 2016 – said he was “not going to make any excuses” as to why he said the n-word in the middle of a game of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, “because there are no excuses for it.”

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Edith Windsor, LGBT rights activist, dies at 88

Windsor was the lead plaintiff in the 2013 US supreme court case that paved the way for America to legalize same-sex marriage across the country in 2015

Edith Windsor, the woman who broke barriers and became a gay rights icon when she sued the federal government to recognize her same-sex marriage, died on Tuesday at the age of 88.

Related: Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer: 'A love affair that just kept on and on and on'

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Armani suits and bare feet: how Jean-Michel Basquiat created his look

He was one of the most dazzling artists of his generation – but Jean-Michel Basquiat’s eclectic approach to dressing was a work of art in itself. Simon Chilvers pays homage

• Read more from the autumn/winter 2017 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement

There’s an image of Jean-Michel Basquiat on the cover of the New York Times magazine from 1985. The photo is by Lizzie Himmel; the headline New Art, New Money. The artist, wearing a dark Giorgio Armani suit, white shirt and tie, leans back in a chair, one bare foot on the floor, the other up on a chair. The combination of the suit and the bare feet is typical of the way Basquiat defined his own image; always with an unconventional bent.

I’ve obsessed over his style when standing in front of Hollywood Africans, a 1983 work from a series where the images relate to stereotypes of African Americans in the entertainment business. It is a banger of a painting and will form part of Basquiat: Boom for Real, a retrospective opening at the Barbican in London this month.

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Malfunction of the Melania-bot: was the first lady’s Missoni dress an act of rebellion?

The long, loose knitted dress was the sartorial equivalent of slapping Donald Trump’s hand away – but the style deviation didn’t last long

Have you detected any indications of nascent resistance in recent clothes choices made by Flotus Melania Trump?
Marina, west London
PS I think he would hate any Missoni

You raise a beady-eyed point, Marina. I, too, was taken aback by Melania’s recent choice of a long, loose, knitted Missoni dress for her trip to Camp David, and if you’re asking why then a clue is in the description. It was a beautiful dress, no question, but it didn’t exactly fit in with Melania’s usual glamazon-fembot-princess perfect style. You can imagine Donald Trump looking at it and asking his wife why she was wearing a table cloth, because it dared to hang loosely.

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Rachel Roddy’s recipe for mushroom and herb tagliatelle | A kitchen in Rome

As wild porcini begin popping up all over woodlands local to Rome, there’s no better time to enjoy their signature earthy notes than in a bowl of pasta with herbs galore ...

My brother was more or less the age my son is now – six – when my friend and I fed him mushroom soup. As eight-year-old foragers, we had found a cluster of mushrooms under a tree in the wild untended bit at the bottom of the garden. Seeing no red cap or alarming spots, we deemed them edible and picked them. We had also found a handful of blackberries and something suitably herby, so we put all three in warm water, stirred, then fed our soup to Ben behind the sofa. Ben went yellow and cried for mum, who asked us calmly what we had done while her eyes gave away her pure and absolute panic.

It turned out they were only mildly nauseating, and Ben was fine. The adults, though, were not. So traumatised were they that they didn’t even shout. Instead, we were given the most earnest talking to. Did we know how serious this was? Had we any idea what could have happened? I did. Despite our sibling rivalry, I did not want to murder my younger brother; a crime sure to make the front of the local paper. We were made to promise we would never pick mushrooms again. As yet, I haven’t.

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What is wireless charging and do I need it?

Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X come with wireless charging, so there’s no need to reach for a cable any more. How does it work, what supports it and is it any faster?

The new iPhone X and iPhone 8 support wireless charging for the first time in an Apple smartphone – but what is it, how does it work and is it worth using?

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Steep steps and tall tales: a local’s walking tour of Pollença, Mallorca

The sights and narrow streets of this ancient town hold plenty of stories, which are told – for free – by knowledgeable guides on a weekly three-hour tour

There’s nothing quite like exploring a new place with a local – and on a Thursday in Pollença, a town in the north of Mallorca, it’s possible to do just that – for free.

Run by the tourist information office, the three-hour guided walking tour of the old town starts at 10am at the 17th-century Convent de Sant Domingo and takes in eight key sites.

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Kitchen gadgets review: Slissie – a way to eat flavoured air to lose weight (finally)

This plastic pipe – a vape for food, essentially – is supposed to stop you snacking, but doesn’t; it just makes you look like a monkey eating a lipstick

Slissie, £19.99. Battery-operated atomiser and mouthpiece. Liquid food essence in cartridges is heated until aromatic, then partially inhaled.

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Held in secure immigration as Ryanair fails to reunite me with ‘lost’ passport

It was handed to a crew member before take-off, and was then removed from the aircraft

The saga of the easyJet passenger who dropped her passport on board a flight was remarkably similar to my experience with Ryanair, only this airline’s handling of it was more troubling.

On a flight from Dublin to Mallorca I left my passport on another seat while putting my luggage into an overhead locker. The passenger handed it to a crew member before take-off but, when I asked for it back, I was told it had been removed from the aircraft before take-off. When we landed I was assured the document could be put on the next flight out and I should wait in arrivals. However, Ryanair staff then told me a passport can’t be sent without its owner.

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10 of the best clubs in Paris – chosen by the experts

House, techno, grime and hip-hop all get ear-space at Paris’s coolest clubs. In this selection, local DJs, producers and promoters share their favourites

Nuits Fauves opened in June 2016 beneath the Wanderlust as a “warehouse solution” for central Paris.

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'There's nothing left': British Virgin Islands devastated by Hurricane Irma – video

Residents in the British Virgin Islands have seen homes and businesses detroyed by the storm. Natalie Drury, who lives in Tortola, has sent us this video of the aftermath of the hurricane

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A history of hurricanes: how US presidents have responded - video explainer

George W Bush’s presidency never fully recovered from his botched handling of Hurricane Katrina. Barack Obama won re-election just days after Hurricane Sandy struck. So how can presidents respond effectively to natural disasters? And how has Donald Trump managed the response to Harvey and Irma?

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The Battle for Myanmar’s Buddhist spirit – video

In Myanmar, different groups of Buddhist monks are battling with how to deal with the country’s minority Muslim population. While some advocate peace, others, such as the extremist Ma Ba Tha, are stoking up hatred and violence. The Guardian visited Myanmar to investigate how the monks’ actions are threatening to destabilise the country’s newly established democracy

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The first 1,000 days: their impact on a child's future, narrated by Jay Rayner – video

Good nutrition, healthcare and sanitation are crucial to a child’s early development. Without these, a child’s brain won’t develop properly. They will have a lower IQ and they will grow up shorter than they should, a condition known as stunting. The Observer’s food critic, Jay Rayner, explains how a child’s future is determined by the first years of life

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Best photos of the day: acrobats and young pioneers

A selection of images from around the world including Boris Johnson in Anguilla, lightning over the Golden Gate bridge, and a baby Sumatran orangutan

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Le Monde.fr - 1er site d'information. Les articles du journal et toute l'actualité en continu : International, France, Société, Economie, Culture, Environnement, Blogs ...
Les gagnants de la réforme de la taxe d’habitation
Gérald Darmanin a précisé au Club de l’économie du « Monde » que le plafond d’exonération serait de 43 000 euros de revenu fiscal de référence pour un couple sans enfant.
Réformes de l’eurozone : Juncker plus prudent que Macron
Le président de la Commission européenne propose de gros changements institutionnels mais ne prône ni Parlement ni budget spécifique pour la zone euro.
Comment Cuba parvient à résister à des ouragans majeurs
L’archipel, particulièrement touché par les cyclones, a mis en place un programme national d’évacuations très efficace. Mais il peine à reconstruire durablement.
Arnaque au carbone : 9 ans de prison pour l’« ordonnateur » de la fraude
Le tribunal correctionnel a rendu son jugement dans le procès « Crépuscule », un volet à 146 millions d’euros de la gigantesque escroquerie à la TVA.
JO 2024 : Hidalgo-Macron, la concorde olympique
La maire de Paris et le chef de l’Etat sont parvenus à s’accorder dans la bataille pour Paris 2024, malgré les tentations de tirer la couverture à soi.
Irma : après Saint-Martin, Emmanuel Macron attendu à Saint-Barthélemy
Le président promet de « bousculer toutes les normes et toutes les procédures » pour assurer une reconstruction « exemplaire » des deux îles.
«?Partez ou vous allez tous mourir? » : sur les routes de la déportation des Rohingya birmans
Depuis le 26 ?août, la minorité musulmane de Birmanie est chassée vers le Bangladesh sans espoir de retour.
L’iPhone X, l’iPhone le plus cher jamais commercialisé
Le prix des nouveaux modèles haut de gamme n’a cessé d’augmenter en dix ans.
Du rififi autour de la succession de l’auteur des SAS
Les héritiers de Gérard de Villiers, père de la fameuse série de romans d’espionnage SAS, sont à couteaux tirés pour le contrôle de la maison d’édition qui porte son nom.
Le « name and shame » de Marlène Schiappa pour faire progresser l’égalité des sexes au travail
La secrétaire d’Etat a épinglé deux entreprises en retard sur la féminisation de leurs instances.
Cinéma : « Le Redoutable », entre règlement de comptes et nostalgie
Le réalisateur Michel Hazanavicius adapte librement un roman d’Anne Wiazemsky, ex-femme de Jean-Luc Godard.
Le parti Les Républicains en proie à une épidémie de mouvements
De nombreuses personnalités lancent une structure affiliée, pour peser en interne.
Deux fédérations de transporteurs appellent à la grève contre la réforme du code du travail
Les fédérations CGT et FO des transports demandent au secteur routier de mener une grève reconductible à partir du 25 septembre.
Relocalisation des migrants : la France à la traîne
La Commission européenne a classé la France dans le groupe des pays qui « devraient de toute urgence accélérer les transferts ».
Côte d’Ivoire : Alassane Ouattara tente de resserrer les rangs de son parti en vue de 2020
Une recomposition de la coalition au pouvoir se profile après le refus du chef de l’Etat de prendre la tête du Rassemblement des républicains.
Etudes supérieures : la France se distingue-t-elle des autres pays développés ?
Sélection, « rentabilité » des diplômes, insertion professionnelle… L’OCDE dresse l’état des lieux comparé de la France et de l’ensemble des pays développés et émergents.
« Aller aux prud’hommes, ce n’est jamais une partie de plaisir pour le salarié »
Passés par la case prud’hommes, ils décrivent leur « épreuve de force », bien loin des idées reçues sur une juridiction étiquetée comme « anti-patrons ».
50 jours après l’incarcération de Loup Bureau, inquiétude et colère de ses proches
Avocats et proches du journaliste dénoncent « des discussions diplomatiques qui stagnent » et attendent des actes pour que cesse sa « détention arbitraire ».
Dans les « business schools », le mercato des enseignants-chercheurs
Les écoles de commerce recrutent à prix d’or des professeurs écrivant pour les grandes revues académiques pour mieux exister sur la scène internationale.
Philippe : la baisse des APL n’aura « aucun impact » pour les bénéficiaires dans le logement social
L’exécutif envisage une baisse des aides personnelles au logement pouvant aller jusqu’à 50 euros dans le parc social, mais promet une baisse des loyers équivalente.
Sept départements du Nord-Est placés en vigilance orange
Météo France prévoit des précipitations importantes de mercredi 18 heures à jeudi 9 heures.

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Streit über Reform der EU: Juncker widerspricht Macron
Mit seinen Ideen für die EU kommt Kommissionchef Juncker Kanzlerin Merkel entgegen. Frankreichs Präsident Macron dürfte das nicht reichen - seine Vorschläge könnten aber erst nach der Bundestagswahl öffentlich werden.
Wahlprogramme im Vergleich: Alle gleich? Eben nicht!
Ist es egal, was man wählt? Wir machen den Wahlprogramm-Check und zeigen, wo sich die Parteien wirklich unterscheiden. Eine Orientierungshilfe.
Ex-Präsident gegen Präsident: Jimmy Carter rechnet mit Donald Trump ab
"Eher eine Oligarchie als eine Demokratie": Der frühere US-Präsident Jimmy Carter kritisiert Donald Trump scharf - und gibt ihm in der Nordkorea-Politik einen Tipp.
Innenminister de Maizière: Abgeschobene Afghanen haben "erhebliche Straftaten" begangen
Acht Afghanen sind gerade nach Kabul abgeschoben worden - nach Angaben von Innenminister de Maizière saßen sieben von ihnen aktuell wegen Straftaten in Haft. Was ist noch über sie bekannt?
Mordprozess in Freiburg: Zeugen widersprechen Angeklagtem Hussein K.
Im Prozess um die Vergewaltigung und den Mord an einer Studentin in Freiburg haben Zeugen gegen Hussein K. ausgesagt. Der Angeklagte soll zum Tatzeitpunkt nicht so betrunken gewesen sein, wie er selbst angab.
Piloten-Revolte: Air-Berlin-Crews melden sich wieder zur Arbeit
Bei Air Berlin sind zahlreiche Flüge ausgefallen, weil sich Piloten krankgemeldet haben. Jetzt kehren etliche Crews an die Arbeit zurück.
Tief "Sebastian": Herbststurm fegt über Norddeutschland
"Vergleichsweise früh dran": Laut Deutschem Wetterdienst zieht der erste Herbststurm des Jahres über das Land. Die Fährverbindungen zu den ostfriesischen Inseln wurden teilweise eingestellt.
Verhunztes Diana-Porträt: Schwarze Zähne, schiefe Augen, graue Zotteln
Es war doch nur gut gemeint: Die Bewohner von Chesterfield wollten mit einem Blumen-Porträt an Prinzessin Diana erinnern. Doch wenn man genauer hinsieht...
Umfrage an Grundschulen: So wenig achten Deutschlands Lehrer auf Rechtschreibung
Wie Grundschüler am besten Rechtschreibung lernen, ist umstritten. Nun zeigt eine Studie: An den meisten Schulen zählt die korrekte Schreibweise in den ersten Jahren kaum - und es kommt auch aufs Bundesland an.
Bundestagswahl 2017: Merkel lehnt zweites TV-Duell ab
Die Kanzlerin bleibt beim Nein: Vor der Bundestagswahl in zehn Tagen wird es kein weiteres Fernsehduell zwischen Angela Merkel und Martin Schulz geben. "Zu dem Thema ist alles gesagt", teilt die CDU mit.
Alternativmedizin: Mann vergiftet sich mit Aprikosenkernextrakt
Bei einer OP bemerken die Ärzte, dass im Blut ihres Patienten gefährlich wenig Sauerstoff kursiert. Schnell finden sie die Ursache - der Mann allerdings erweist sich als beratungsresistent.
Rede zur Lage der Europäischen Union: Juncker will Euro überall in der EU einführen
Kommissionspräsident Jean-Claude Juncker hat seine Vision für die Zukunft Europas präsentiert. Er will den Euro auch in ärmeren osteuropäischen Ländern einführen - und den Schengenraum erweitern.
Human-Capital-Ranking: Deutschland fördert seine Bürger - aber Skandinavien macht's besser
In vielen Ländern werden die Menschen nicht ausreichend auf die Arbeitswelt vorbereitet. Deutschland steht laut einem Report des Weltwirtschaftsforums zwar gut da - aber einige kleine Länder sind noch erfolgreicher.
Boomende Digitalwährung: JP-Morgan-Chef bezeichnet Bitcoin als Betrug
"Das wird nicht gut enden" - mit dieser Aussage hat der Chef der US-Großbank JP Morgan den Kurs von Bitcoin auf Talfahrt geschickt. Die Kritik an der Digitalwährung wächst.
Erneute Missbrauchsvorwürfe: Bürgermeister von Seattle tritt zurück
Fünf Männer werfen Ed Murray sexuellen Missbrauch vor, nun zieht der Bürgermeister von Seattle Konsequenzen: Er reichte seinen Rücktritt ein. Die Beschuldigungen weist er weiter von sich.
Münsterland: Tote und Verletzte bei schweren Autounfällen auf A2
Auf der A2 nahe Oelde ist es zu mehreren Verkehrsunfällen gekommen: Zwei Menschen starben, mindestens 38 weitere Personen wurden verletzt. Die Autobahn war mehr als zehn Stunden lang gesperrt.
Bei Neapel: Eltern und Sohn sterben in Krater von Vulkanfeld
Ein elfjähriger Junge ist in einem italienischen Vulkankrater verunglückt. Als seine Eltern ihm helfen wollten, kamen auch sie ums Leben.
Abschiebung nach Afghanistan: Flugzeug mit abgelehnten Asylbewerbern in Düsseldorf gestartet
Zum ersten Mal seit dem Anschlag nahe der deutschen Botschaft in Kabul hat Deutschland wieder abgelehnte afghanische Asylbewerber abgeschoben. Die Maschine hob in Düsseldorf ab, begleitet von Protesten.
Vierter Prozess zu G20-Krawallen: 19-Jähriger zu einem Jahr und drei Monaten verurteilt
Die juristische Aufarbeitung der G20-Krawalle geht weiter: Das Amtsgericht St. Georg hat einen 19-Jährigen zu einer Jugendstrafe verurteilt. Ob die Strafe zur Bewährung ausgesetzt wird, steht noch nicht fest.
Champions League: Bayern gewinnt, Grund zu jubeln gibt es nicht
Der FC Bayern ist mit einem Sieg in die Champions League gestartet. Das ist aber die einzig positive Nachricht. Anderlecht hatte in Unterzahl beste Ausgleichschancen, bei den Münchnern stimmt es derzeit einfach nicht.
Keynote-Liveticker: Apple stellt iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus und iPhone X vor
In seinem neuen kalifornischen Hauptquartier zeigt Apple am Dienstagabend zum ersten Mal seine neuen iPhone-Modelle und weitere Gadget-Neuheiten. Hier bekommen Sie alle News im Liveticker.
Widerstand der Eigentümer: Porsche und Piëch zweifeln an VWs Verkaufsplänen
Volkswagen-Chef Matthias Müller will Teile des Konzerns verkaufen. Doch nun kommen ihm die VW-Eigentümer in die Quere. Familiensprecher Wolfgang Porsche und Cousin Hans Michel Piëch sehen den Plan skeptisch.
 
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