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Autobiografia conta história de adolescente que sobreviveu a Auschwitz
Localizado na Polônia, Auschwitz é o campo de concentração mais famoso da história. O número de mortos e torturados na prisão permanece obscuro. Estima-se que, entre 1940 e 1945, mais de um milhão de pessoas foram assassinadas no local. No dia 20 de maio de 1940, chegaram os primeiros prisioneiros poloneses. Pouco tempo depois, judeus, ciganos, soviéticos e opositores de Hitler vieram de toda a Europa. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 09h01)
TVs se preparam para casamento do príncipe Harry com a atriz Meghan Markle
De olho no apelo popular do casamento príncipe Harry com a atriz Meghan Markle, as emissoras brasileiras começam a montar um esquema especial para transmissão do evento, marcado para o dia 19 de maio. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 09h00)
Ministro britânico diz que eficácia e velocidade da operação justificam ação sem Parlamento
O ministro das Relações Exteriores do Reino Unido, Boris Johnnson, disse neste domingo (15) que o governo britânico decidiu tomar parte nos ataques a mísseis na Síria sem autorização do Parlamento porque o foco era a velocidade e a eficácia da operação. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 08h48)
Não compre imóvel antes de ouvir esse especialista
Comprar o imóvel certo que proporcione segurança de valorização e renda de aluguel adequada é um desafio que se tornou ainda maior com a forte alta de preços ocorrida entre 2010 e 2015. As principais dúvidas dos investidores são quais critérios deveriam ser utilizados para comprar e para vender imóveis e qual o melhor veículo [...] ... Leia post completo no blog Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 06h00)
Segundo maior shopping da Europa fica na Rússia e tem aquário recordista
Os consumistas e quem gosta de olhar vitrines têm um local para visitar na Copa: o Aviapark. Localizado a cerca de oito quilômetros na Praça Vermelha, no Centro de Moscou, ele é segundo o maior da Europa, coma uma área total de 390 mil metros quadrados. Foi inaugurado em novembro de 2014 e só perdeu [...] ... Leia post completo no blog Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 05h16)
Caixa dois contém vários crimes em uma só prática
O número de pessoas por moradia beneficiária do Bolsa Família é, na média, muito perto de cinco. Com diferentes alegações, o governo despejou do programa 330 mil famílias. São em torno de 1 milhão e 600 mil pessoas, com destaque para crianças, que deixam de receber o Bolsa Família. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h30)
Sobe 2% venda de material de construção no 1º tri
O faturamento deflacionado da indústria de material de construção cresceu 2,1% no acumulado do primeiro trimestre de 2018, após pico de aumento em dezembro do ano passado, segundo Abramat, associação do setor. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h30)
STJ julgará ação de furto de suplemento alimentar de chocolate
Na terça-feira (17) o Superior Tribunal de Justiça deverá julgar uma ação em que o Ministério Publico do Rio de Janeiro recorre de uma decisão de instância inferior que aplicou o princípio da insignificância ao caso de um homem acusado de praticar um furto. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h30)
Juíza do caso Lula aplicou medidas rigorosas em outros processos
"É inerente ao cumprimento de pena, ainda que seja em um acordo de colaboração, haver um sacrifício por parte daquele que está cumprindo." A declaração foi da juíza Carolina Lebbos, que se tornou responsável pela execução da pena do ex-presidente Lula, durante uma audiência com um outro alvo da Lava Jato no fim do ano passado. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h01)
Sem Lula, índice de nordestinos que rejeitam escolher candidato dá salto e chega a 34%
Terra de ninguém Em nenhuma outra região do país a ausência de Lula na disputa presidencial produz tantos órfãos como no Nordeste. O Datafolha mostra que o índice de eleitores que declaram voto branco, nulo ou em nenhum candidato quando o petista não está entre as opções salta do patamar de 13% a 14% para mínima [...] ... Leia post completo no blog Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h00)
Crianças desenham autorretratos e conhecem vida de Frida Kahlo no Morumbi
Frida Kahlo é pop. De fantasia de Carnaval a filme ganhador do Oscar, a artista mexicana (1907-1954) inspira uma legião de fãs mundo afora. Famosa, sobretudo, pela sua coleção de autorretratos, a pintora de sobrancelhas grossas e cabelos enfeitados com flores e tranças teve uma vida intensa, e trágica. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h00)
Onda do 'faça você mesmo' força renovação de manuais de móveis
A moda do "faça você mesmo" e o aumento das vendas online têm estimulado a renovação dos manuais de montagem de móveis. Antes enigmas quase indecifráveis, esses guias surgem em versões digitais mais didáticas. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h00)
Tradução é chave para elevar qualidade de manuais técnicos
A qualidade da tradução dos manuais de carros, móveis importados e equipamentos tecnológicos é baixa e piorou nos últimos anos. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h00)
Repórter testa novo Mustang: 'A 179 km/h, lembrei que a reta terminava'
Dirigi um Maverick 1974 por quase dez anos, foi meu único carro, não o de fim de semana. Daí a ideia do editor deste caderno ao me convidar para testar o Mustang 2018 que a Ford começa agora a importar para o Brasil. Leia mais (04/15/2018 - 02h00)
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Ataque à Síria foi perfeitamente realizado, com muita precisão, diz Trump
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SPFW quer impulsionar nova geração de modelos com exposição
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Justiça manda prefeitura devolver documentos e objetos de morador de rua
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Montenegro elege novo presidente e candidato pró-Ocidente é favorito
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Datafolha: Pesquisa espontânea mostra índice elevado de votos brancos ou nulos -
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Datafolha: Maioria dos eleitores acha justa prisão de Lula
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Milhares protestam em Barcelona contra prisão de separatistas catalães
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Alckmin aparece empatado com Bolsonaro em SP, aponta pesquisa
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Ataques contra Síria foram baseados em "mentiras", diz Assad
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Datafolha: Dois terços dos eleitores de Lula diz que votará em quem ele apoiar
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Prisão enfraquece candidatura, mas Lula mantém liderança, diz Datafolha
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Milhares de separatistas da Catalunha protestam por liberdade para líderes
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SUV vira tendência no país e abocanha 20,8% das vendas
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Kim Jong-Un defende reforço da relação com a China
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Prisão de Lula foi justa para 54% e injusta para 40%, aponta Datafolha
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Ítalo Ferreira bate Miguel Pupo na repescagem e vai à 3ª rodada na Austrália
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Pressionada, família muda hábito de consumo
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Espero que não seja mais necessário atacar Síria, diz ministro do Reino Unido
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Morre criança de van atingida por caminhão
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Atos marcam 1 mês da morte de Marielle
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Calor fez planta migrar para montanha
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Segundo turno: Marina derrotaria Bolsonaro, aponta pesquisa Datafolha
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Morre aos 88 anos o cineasta italiano Vittorio Taviani
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Cubanos chegam com melhor estrutura
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OPAQ começa a investigar suposto ataque químico na Síria
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TV estatal da Síria diz que 5 mil soldados foram enviados a Douma, após ataque
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El partido de Merkel actúa para aislar el caso Puigdemont
La mayoría conservadora en el Europarlamento tratará de que el caso del expresidente de la Generalitat no se internacionalice
Estados Unidos bombardea Siria en coalición con Francia y Reino Unido
Trump anuncia que mantendrá el pulso hasta que el régimen "asesino" de Bachar El Asad abandone las armas químicas. Advierte a Rusia e Irán de que deben decidir de qué lado están en el conflicto
Miles de personas marchan en Barcelona para exigir la liberación de los políticos independentistas
UGT y CC OO participan por primera vez en una manifestación en favor de los líderes del procés
La venganza de un padre tres décadas después
Un hombre, cuya hija de cuatro años fue asesinada en 1985, intenta acuchillar al homicida en una calle de Granada
Ricciardo se impone por sorpresa en China
El australiano se impone en Shanghái, por delante de Bottas y Raikkonen, gracias a una maniobra estelar de Red Bull. Alonso termina el séptimo y Sainz, el noveno
Muere Vittorio Taviani, gran director de cine italiano
Autor junto a su hermano Paolo de una quincena de películas esenciales, entre las que destaca 'Padre Padrone', ha fallecido a los 88 años
Cuatro choques externos que transformarán América Latina
La región se enfrenta a unos años difíciles en los que tendrá que digerir las consecuencias de la revolución digital y el cambio climático
Los secretos de La Moncloa, el gran centro de poder en España
El hundimiento de Cristina Cifuentes
Sitiada por todos, le va como un guante la famosa frase de Jimmy McNulty ('The Wire'): “Pueden masticarte, pero tendrán que escupirte”
El increíble máster de Pablo Casado
Sus explicaciones sobre su curso en la URJC dibujan un caso excepcional: los alumnos de los años anteriores y posteriores sí tuvieron clases, exámenes y tesina con tribunal
Así es ser joven en la zona más despoblada de España
Los Montes Universales, en la frontera entre Guadalajara y Cuenca, tiene la menor densidad de población del país
Venecia no olvida a Casanova, su libertino universal
La ciudad inaugura el primer centro dedicado al escritor y aventurero
‘La casa de papel’, la serie española irrita a los islamistas turcos
El exalcalde de Ankara pide la intervención de “la policía y los servicios secretos” porque cree que la producción se está convirtiendo en un “símbolo de rebeldía” muy peligroso
Aumentan un 50% las invasiones de chinches
El alquiler de habitaciones a turistas en las viviendas sumado a la ausencia de fumigaciones, aumenta los casos entre particulares
Los móviles chinos Oppo asaltan el mercado español
El próximo desembarco la marca confirma el interés que despierta España en los ambiciosos procesos de internalización de las tecnológicas del país asiático

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Salvini a Vinitaly: «A Di Maio offro un vino Sforzato: dovrebbe fare di più» Di Maio: «Chi si ostina con centrodestra unito fa danno al Paese»

Salvini a Vinitaly: «A Di Maio offro un vino Sforzato: dovrebbe fare di più» Di Maio: «Chi si ostina con centrodestra unito fa danno al Paese»

Il leader della Lega risponde così a chi gli chiede che vino offrirebbe a Luigi Di Maio del M5S. A Berlusconi, invece, offrirebbe «una Fanta. Non è buona ma è tanta»

Berlusconi e la Siria: «Governo autorevole per mediare tra Russia, America e Ue»

Berlusconi e la Siria: «Governo autorevole per mediare  tra Russia, America e Ue»

Il leader di FI: «La Russia resta un partner strategico». «Non è realistico pensare di sostituire Assad, ma va messo in condizione di non nuocere. Da occidentale che ama l’America e l’Europa credo che Putin non vada visto come avversario

Siria, aerei spia decollati  da Sigonella. Le regole  per utilizzare le basi italiane

Siria, aerei spia decollati  da Sigonella. Le regole  per utilizzare le basi italiane

Finora non c’è stata necessità di coinvolgere il Parlamento perché nessun mezzo in assetto di guerra è decollato da installazioni individuate

Notte di missili e bombe sui depositi chimici in Siria   Trump esulta. E i russi: «Ci saranno conseguenze»

Notte di missili e bombe sui depositi chimici in Siria   Trump esulta. E i russi: «Ci saranno conseguenze»

Operazione di americani, britannici e francesi contro obiettivi militari. Nessuna vittima tra i civili. L’ambasciatrice Nikki Haley al Consiglio di Sicurezza: pronti a rifarlo

Diciottenne ucciso con sei coltellate al petto: fermato un coetaneo

 Diciottenne   ucciso con sei coltellate al  petto:  fermato   un coetaneo

Un arresto per l’uccisione di Antonio Alexander Pascuzzo, il ragazzo sparito il 6 aprile e trovato sabato privo di vita in una scarpata nei dintorni di una piscina a Buonabitacolo, nel Salernitano. Delitto maturato nell’ambito dello spaccio di droga

Minaccia la ex: arrestato Kiran Maccali, partecipò al Grande Fratello Foto

Minaccia la ex:  arrestato  Kiran Maccali, partecipò al Grande Fratello Foto

Ha ripetutamente importunato la donna nonostante l’obbligo di dimora, presentandosi più volte davanti a casa di quest’ultima, nel Bresciano

Morto regista Vittorio Taviani,  con il fratello Paolo firmò «Padre padrone» e «Cesare deve morire» Le immagini

Morto regista  Vittorio Taviani,  con il fratello Paolo firmò «Padre padrone» e «Cesare deve morire» Le immagini

Si è spento a Roma il regista che con il fratello Paolo ha firmato capolavori del cinema italiano come «Padre Padrone» o «La Notte di San Lorenzo»

L’America anni 50  tra ricchezza e segregazione razziale Le immagini

L’America anni 50  tra ricchezza e segregazione razziale  Le immagini

Una raccolta sul web di immagini d’epoca che raccontano di un Paese in pieno boom ma pieno di contraddizioniUna raccolta sul web di immagini d’epoca che raccontano di un Paese in pieno boom economico ma pieno di contraddizioni

Spaventoso ma affascinante: il timelapse delle tempeste e dei tornado

Spaventoso ma affascinante: il timelapse delle tempeste e dei tornado

La «compilation» di immagini catturate in giro per gli Stati Uniti dai cosiddetti cacciatori di tempeste

Meloni si arrabbia con Berlusconi, prima discute... poi lo lascia solo

Meloni si arrabbia con Berlusconi, prima discute... poi  lo lascia solo

Subito dopo la battuta contro il M5S del leader di Fi

Il medico balla per il bimbo malato. E diventa una star su internet

Il medico balla per il bimbo malato. E diventa una star su internet

Il video del pediatra tedesco emoziona il web

Luca Telese alla Santanché: «Sei di plastica». E lei: «Stai zitto, cafone»

Luca Telese alla Santanché: «Sei di plastica». E lei: «Stai zitto, cafone»

Spiritoso litigio a «L’aria che tira», su La7

Branco di leoni caccia il porcospino: ma non va come sperato

Branco di leoni caccia il porcospino: ma non va come sperato

La caccia di sette leoni nel parco Kruger, in Sudafrica

La guerra in Siria raccontata in 4 minuti

La guerra in Siria raccontata in 4 minuti

Dal 2011 a oggi chi combatte e perché, da Assad a Isis, fino agli attentati di Parigi

Al festival di Cannes, si selfie chi può!

Al festival di Cannes, si selfie chi può!

Diversi Meglio la generazione allo specchio che la spocchia di certa cultura

Nicolò, il 25enne di Cremona che fa lezione ai bimbi di un campo profughi in Grecia Foto

Nicolò, il 25enne di Cremona che fa lezione ai bimbi di un campo profughi in Grecia Foto

Insegna loro inglese, greco ma anche educazione sessuale e basket. Ha trovato la sua strada nei diritti umani. Il suo obiettivo? «Fare in modo che i bambini tornino a sentirsi bambini»

Meteo, arriva la sabbia dal Sahara e continua a piovere (ma fa più caldo)

Meteo, arriva la sabbia dal Sahara e continua a piovere (ma fa più caldo)

Sabato di sole e caldo, ma domenica di nuovo pioggia e così anche per tutta la prossima settimana. Anche se le temperature saranno in netto rialzo

Si dimette Sorrell, capo della più grande agenzia pubblicitaria del mondo

Si dimette Sorrell, capo della più grande agenzia pubblicitaria del mondo

Sir Martin annuncia il ritiro dopo 33 anni al timone di WPP. Nei prossimi giorni saranno resi noti i risultati di un’inchiesta interna per «cattiva condotta personale»

Milano, in via Tartini sbanda in auto e distrugge vetture in sosta. Poi abbandona l’amico in coma

Milano, in via Tartini sbanda in auto e distrugge vetture in sosta. Poi abbandona l’amico in coma

Il conducente, un egiziano di 29 anni, è stato rintracciato e fermato poco dopo l’incidente accaduto nelle prime ore di domenica. L’uomo che era con lui è in ospedale con prognosi riservata

Ritorno a Rigopiano, nelle foto gli ultimi istanti prima della valanga

Ritorno a Rigopiano, nelle foto gli ultimi istanti prima della valanga

Martedì le ruspe hanno iniziato a rovistare fra le macerie da portare via (5.800 tonnellate), e per i familiari delle vittime il fiato è di nuovo sospeso: trovate giacche a vento, scarpe (molte spaiate), valigie, cappotti, un passeggino, un orologio, tute da sci

La patente non interessa più  ai 18enni: meglio  lo smartphone

La patente non interessa più  ai 18enni: meglio  lo smartphone

La consistente diminuzione di neopatentati tra i diciottenni registrata nel periodo compreso tra il 2012 e il 2016. Un fenomeno non soltanto italiano. Anche negli Stati Uniti i giovani sembrano meno interessati di un tempo a possedere un’auto.

Gli occhi del severo fisco Usa  su Meghan, futura sposa di Harry

Gli occhi del severo fisco Usa  su Meghan, futura sposa di Harry

Il matrimonio tra Meghan Markle e il principe Harry sarà il prossimo 19 maggio. Ma il fisco americano potrebbe fare da guastafeste all’ex attrice Usa che sta per entrare a far parte della casa reale britannica

Bastianich e il Fisco: «Mi piace guadagnare, non sono un evasore»

Bastianich e il Fisco: «Mi piace guadagnare,  non sono un evasore»

L’agriturismo trasformato in ristorante: «La pratica l’avevo inviata»

Il mistero del carcere di Opera  «Cosche e 007 dietro il delitto: riaprire il caso Mormile»

Il mistero del carcere di Opera   «Cosche e 007 dietro il delitto: riaprire  il caso Mormile»

Un pentito: patto per uccidere l’educatore. I familiari: si faccia chiarezza

Il Veneto e la legge 104: in 30 mila  si assentano per  i familiari malati

Il Veneto e la legge 104: in 30 mila  si assentano per  i familiari malati

La Cgil: «Numeri spiegabili con l’aumento delle patologie e con la crisi: non ci sono i soldi per l’assistenza privata». Confindustria: «Occhio ai furbi». A preoccupare è la rapidità con la quale il ricorso alla 104 e al congedo straordinario sta crescendo

All’assessore (e archeologo) una lettera minatoria in greco antico

All’assessore (e archeologo) una lettera minatoria in greco antico

Il brano di Eschilo all’assessore-archeologo di Acquaviva (Bari): «È citato Paride, che è il nome di mio figlio»

Alfie Evans,  il Bambin Gesù  di Roma è pronto ad accoglierlo

Alfie Evans,   il Bambin Gesù  di Roma è pronto ad accoglierlo

Mariella Enoc, presidente della struttura del Vaticano: «Potremmo prenderci cura di Alfie senza accanimento terapeutico. Lo accompagneremo verso la fine naturale». Attesa per lunedì la decisione della Corte d’Appello inglese. Sulla questione interviene anche il Vaticano: «La vita di Alfie non sia ridotta a controversia legale»

Non è troppo tardi per sposarsi Il sì a 90 anni nella casa di riposo

Non è troppo tardi per sposarsi Il sì a 90 anni nella casa di riposo

Lui ha 85 anni, lei 90: si erano incontrati ad Alassio e sposati con rito civile nel 1971. Lui la aveva promesso quattro volte di sposarla anche in Chiesa

Piazza San Carlo, il film della tragedia

Piazza San Carlo, il film della tragedia

L’assembramento di tifosi: festa, delusione e infine il panico scatenato dallo spray urticante

I ricchi sfrattano gli artisti: in crisi la Montmartre del Baltico

I    ricchi sfrattano gli artisti: in crisi la Montmartre del Baltico

L’autoproclamata «repubblica bohémienne di Užupis», a Vilnius, sta perdendo la sua identità. Con i residenti danarosi arrivano anche cancelli e recinzioni: una bestemmia

Pistoia, investite madre e figlia: muore la bambina di 3 anni

Pistoia, investite madre e figlia: muore la bambina di 3 anni

L’incidente a Uzzano, in provincia, è avvento alle 20.30. La piccola stava attraversando la strada con i genitori. La mamma ferita in modo grave

Napoli, agente spara e ferisce un rapinatore 18enne

Napoli, agente spara e ferisce un rapinatore 18enne

Il ragazzo ora in sala operatoria non sarebbe in pericolo di vita. A esplodere i colpi un poliziotto fuori servizio intervento per sventare una rapina in supermercato. Ferito anche il complice minorenne

Valanga «in diretta»: isolato  il paesino di Moncenisio Il video

Valanga  «in diretta»: isolato  il paesino di Moncenisio Il video

Due slavine sulla statale 25

Arturo Schwarz: «Per amore di Trotskij stavano per impiccarmi»

Arturo Schwarz: «Per amore di Trotskij stavano per impiccarmi»

Il critico d’arte: «Togliatti fece fallire la mia casa editrice»

Daphne, la donna che adottava  i piccoli elefanti orfani

Daphne, la donna che adottava  i piccoli elefanti orfani

Kenya, la celebre animalista aveva 83 anni. Le sue battaglie contro i bracconieri

Il voto, la cassa vuota: i 5 giorni  in cui Alitalia  è quasi fallita

Il voto, la cassa vuota: i  5 giorni  in cui Alitalia  è quasi fallita

Nei documenti scritti dai tre commissari straordinari il racconto di cos’è successo l’ultima settimana di aprile 2017. Il rischio stop. E i 900 milioni prestati dallo Stato

Berlusconi e le sue tv: «Forse hanno nutrito i populisti» I perché dell’addio a Belpietro, Del Debbio e Giordano

Berlusconi e le sue tv: «Forse hanno nutrito i populisti» I perché dell’addio a Belpietro, Del Debbio e Giordano

Kate, morta  di cancro scrive lettere al marito:  ti amerò sempre

Kate, morta  di cancro  scrive lettere al marito:  ti amerò sempre

In marito della donna, geriatra scomparsa nel 2016a soli 34 anni, continua a ricevere gli auguri di compleanno della moglie. L’ultimo messaggio per i 40 anni: «Hai ancora tutti i capelli? Ti amerò sempre»

George Michael, lite per l’eredità:  le sorelle contro  il compagno Fadi

George Michael, lite per l’eredità:  le sorelle contro  il compagno Fadi

A 16 mesi dalla morte del cantante, ancora non è stato reso pubblico il suo testamento. Fawaz continua ad abitare in una delle sue case londinesi, ma si lamenta di non avere soldi per vivere e lancia accuse contro via twitter contro i familiari di George Michael che ha lasciato una fortuna da 121 milioni di euro

Roma, vandali al Gianicolo:  divelti due busti storici Immagini

Roma, vandali  al Gianicolo:  divelti  due busti storici Immagini

Danneggiati senza motivo le immagini di Melchiorre Cartoni ed Enrico Guastalla, un segnale stradale e il vetro della bacheca in legno all’ingresso dell’ambasciata di Finlandia presso la Santa Sede

Agguato ai vicini dopo una lite, un morto e due feriti:  il killer catturato

Agguato ai vicini dopo una lite, un morto e due feriti:  il killer catturato

La sparatoria in centro si è conclusa in strada davanti a un albergo della città.

La battaglia del balsamico finisce  alla Corte di Giustizia europea

La battaglia del balsamico finisce  alla Corte di Giustizia europea

Balema, una piccola società tedesca che ha imbottigliato aceti e condimenti anche aromatizzati alla frutta con il nome di «Deutscher Balsamico». Il Consorzio di tutela del famoso aceto le ha fatto causa

Cos’è GrayKey,  lo strumento con cui la polizia Usa  viola gli iPhone

Cos’è GrayKey,  lo strumento con cui la polizia Usa  viola gli iPhone

La tecnologia è stata realizzata dall'azienda Grayshift e sfrutta una vulnerabilità nel sistema operativo iOS. Esistono due modelli di questo strumento: il più caro lavora anche offline e permette di sbloccare un numero infinito di iPhone

Un paese senza contanti? Esiste  ed è molto lontano dall’Italia

Un paese senza contanti? Esiste  ed è molto lontano dall’Italia

In Cina i pagamenti con Alipay hanno raggiunto ormai la cifra monstre di 8,7 trilioni di dollari e i consumatori che pagano con il cellulare hanno superato quota 400 milioni

Fiorentina-Spal 0-0: la Viola non riesce a superare il Milan

Fiorentina-Spal 0-0: la Viola non riesce a superare il Milan

La squadra di Semplici resiste per tutti i 90’ all’assalto degli uomini di Pioli. E pò reclamare anche per un rigore assegnato e poi tolto da Orsato dopo il controllo Var

Arbitro Oliver, minacce alla moglie Lucy dopo l’espulsione di Buffon

Arbitro Oliver, minacce alla moglie Lucy dopo l’espulsione di Buffon

Aperta un’indagine su messaggi, lettere e tweet ricevuti da Lucy Oliver, la moglie dell’arbitro inglese Michael Oliver che ha espulso il capitano bianconero al 93esimo della partita di Champions League e assegnato un rigore alla squadra spagnola

La notifica di Facebook, ora vi spiega come controllare in quali app siete loggati con il vostro account

La notifica di Facebook, ora vi spiega come controllare in quali app siete loggati con il vostro account

Il social ha informato i suoi utenti su come fare per monitorare le applicazioni che hanno accesso ai nostri dati e ha semplificato la procedura per eliminarle. Una delle tante risposte allo scandalo Cambridge Analytica

Formula 1 Gp di Cina: Ricciardo, che rimonta! Vince su Bottas e Raikkonen

Formula 1 Gp di Cina: Ricciardo, che rimonta! Vince su Bottas e Raikkonen

Vettel domina la prima parte della gara ma viene superata da Bottas ai box. La safety car permette il rientro delle Red Bull che cambiano le gomme due volte e rimontano. Verstappen tocca Seb che deve rinunciare al podio. Penalizzato l’olandese di 10 secondi

F1, Gp di Cina: da Verstappen modello autoscontro al rito della scarpa di Ricciardo

F1, Gp di Cina: da Verstappen modello autoscontro al rito della scarpa di Ricciardo

A Shanghai Red Bull protagoniste nel bene e nel male. L’australiano opera una grande rimonta l’olandese danneggia Vettel A Shanghai Red Bull protagoniste nel bene e nel male. L’australiano opera una grande rimonta l’olandese danneggia Vettel

«Ho comprato casa grazie a Instagram». Bella Thorne, star da 65 mila dollari a foto

«Ho comprato casa grazie a Instagram». Bella Thorne, star da 65 mila dollari a foto

L’attrice 20enne amata dai millennials: «I social sono ormai un lavoro a tempo pieno per me. Ho successo perché mostro come sono realmente»

Milos, regista dei ribelli

Milos, regista dei ribelli

Addio a Forman, l’esule che conquistò HollywoodPremio Oscar con Nicholson e il genio della musica

Morta a Roma Isabella Biagini, l’amata «svampita» di cinema e tv

Morta a Roma  Isabella Biagini, l’amata «svampita» di cinema e tv

Aveva 74 anni, era stata colpita da una ischemia un mese fa. Era ricoverata in un hospice della Capitale

Devi fare l'esame di inglese? Usa l'intelligenza artificiale

Devi fare l'esame di inglese? Usa l'intelligenza artificiale

Parlando con l'assistente vocale di Amazon, chattando con dei bot: i metodi più nuovi per imparare le lingue con i "robot" intelligenti

Berlusconi inciampa sul palco a Isernia

Berlusconi inciampa sul palco a Isernia

Piccolo incidente per il leader di Forza Italia durante l’ultima tappa della sua due giorni elettorale in Molise. Nessuna conseguenza Piccolo incidente per il leader di Forza Italia durante l’ultima tappa della sua due giorni elettorale in Molise. Nessuna conseguenza

Salvini da piccolo con la sorella: politici italiani ieri e oggi

Salvini da piccolo con la sorella: politici italiani ieri e oggi

Il leader della Lega ha postato su Instagram una immagine del 1982: «Per dare un futuro ai nostri figli no alle bombe»Il leader della Lega ha postato su Instagram un’immagine di 36 anni fa col commento: «Per dare un futuro ai nostri figli no alle bombe»

Formula E a Roma, tra i vip anche Sarah Ferguson e Di Maio con la fidanzata Giovanna

Formula E a Roma, tra i vip anche Sarah Ferguson e Di Maio con la fidanzata Giovanna

Festa nella Capitale per il primo gran premio di auto elettriche: appassionati al circuito dell’Eur

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A cosa serve il cerume, ma soprattutto come si toglie? Tutte le risposte

Ha proprietà antibiotiche ed è nato per difenderci dagli insetti. I meccanismi di pulizia e cosa non fare mai. Più qualche curiosità sulle balene

Luca Dotto, il bello del nuoto: faccio anche il modello e ho voglia di sfilare

Luca Dotto, il bello del nuoto: faccio anche il modello e ho voglia di sfilare

Il campione pensa al futuro dopo le Olimpiadi di Tokyo 2020, tra progetti fashion e famiglia. «La mia fidanzata è molto di più di un amore»

Dai lingotti d'oro ai cupcake, i prodotti più strani venduti nei distributori automatici

Dai lingotti d'oro ai cupcake, i prodotti più strani venduti nei distributori automatici

Non solo bibite e snack, basta inserire i soldi nella fessura per avere a disposizione 24 ore su 24, gli oggetti più vari e fantasiosi

Talk, laboratori, un’installazioneper capire il senso del design

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Gli incontri da martedì 17 a domenica 22 aprile. Si apre con il grande architetto americano Steven Holl, chiusura con il Fuorisalone raccontato dal poeta Guido Catalano

Moda e design: 30 appuntamenti tra Salone del Mobile e Fuorisalone

Moda e design: 30 appuntamenti tra Salone del Mobile e Fuorisalone

Gli eventi da non perdere alla Design Week 2018, tra aperitivi in giro per Milano, esposizioni e arredamenti firmati dai grandi brand fashion

Nel cantiere dove il nuovo cemento in 3D costruisce le case del futuro

Nel cantiere dove il nuovo cemento in 3D costruisce le case del futuro

A Milano il primo test cittadino su larga scala. Roberto Callieri, ceo Italcementi-HeidelbergCement Group: «Sistema di progettazione digitale. Ora la sfida è sui costi»

FitBit Ace, il braccialetto per stimolare i bambini a muoversi e stare in forma

FitBit Ace, il braccialetto per stimolare i bambini a muoversi e stare in forma

Nuovo prodotto per l’azienda americana che lavora per debellare l’obesità infantile: FitBit Ace monitora il movimento dei bambini e li incentiva con medaglie e premi divertenti

Il pugile che sostiene Trump messo al tappeto da un messicano

Il pugile che sostiene Trump messo al tappeto da un messicano

Battuto dopo solo sei round da Francisco «El bandito» Vargas» Rod Salka, boxeur originario della Pennsylvania, che si era pubblicamente schierato col presidente Usa

Isola dei Famosi: Francesca Cipriani fa il bagno nuda. Vita da naufraghi «vip» in Honduras

Isola dei Famosi: Francesca Cipriani fa il bagno nuda. Vita da naufraghi «vip» in Honduras

I naufraghi vip perdono il controllo in Honduras.E Francesca Cipriani fa il bagno senza veliI naufraghi vip perdono il controllo in Honduras.E Francesca Cipriani fa il bagno senza veli

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Dal bicarbonato di sodio all'aceto di mele, tutti gli errori del fai-da-te sulla pelle

Solo perché alcuni trattamenti di bellezza sono a base d'ingredienti naturali, non significa che siano anche senza rischi: al contrario, possono spesso scatenare reazioni di tipo irritativo o allergico, con gravi danni alla cute 

Coachella 2018: gli angeli al festival dettano tendenza

Coachella 2018: gli angeli al festival dettano tendenza

Le modelle più seguite sui social all’evento annuale in California. Top corti, shorts e trecce: i look da copiare per l’estate. Tra frange, trasparenze e capi all’uncinetto

Glaad Media Awards 2018: Britney Spears luccicante (e provocante) si commuove sul palco

Glaad Media Awards 2018: Britney Spears luccicante (e provocante) si commuove sul palco

La star in look argento premiata a Los Angeles da Ricky Martin. Sul red carpet Halle Berry, 52 anni, con abito cortissimo in gran forma

RaiPlay YoYo: arriva l’app per i cartoni dei bambini (gestita dai genitori)

RaiPlay YoYo: arriva l’app per i cartoni dei bambini (gestita dai genitori)

La presentazione della nuova piattaforma mobile durante il festival Cartoons on the Bay. Tutti gli show per i piccoli della Rai senza pubblicità e con parental control

Nella notte spunta un megayacht davanti alla Triennale: il time lapse dell’allestimento

 Nella notte spunta un megayacht davanti alla Triennale: il time lapse dell’allestimento

L’imbarcazione di 21 mt prodotta da Azimut Yachts sarà esposta alla Triennale Design Week

Naomi Campbell in lacrime ai funerali di Winnie Mandela

Naomi Campbell in lacrime ai funerali di Winnie Mandela

La top model britannica nel suo discorso: «Siamo fortunati ad aver assistito alla sua grandezza»

Weekend al mare? Ecco le destinazioni più a buon mercato in Europa

Weekend al mare? Ecco le destinazioni più a buon mercato in Europa

Post Office Travel Money ha rilasciato l'annuale «Holiday Costs Barometer», classifica che rivela i luoghi meno costosi del Vecchio Continente. Nella top 18 c'è anche Sorrento

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Vita da ufficio, ecco 22 indizi per capire se i tuoi colleghi ti odiano 

Il linguaggio del corpo o semplicemente l'istinto sono ottimi indizi per capire se abbiamo qualche problema nelle relazioni sul posto di lavoro

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Le 6 regole per invecchiare bene 

«La vecchiaia non è un posto per femminucce», disse una volta Bette Davis, ma basta adottare queste buone abitudini quotidiane per evitare che il tempo che passa faccia (troppi) danni   

Luca Telese alla Santanché: «Sei di plastica». E lei: «Stai zitto, cafone»

Luca Telese alla Santanché: «Sei di plastica». E lei: «Stai zitto, cafone»

Spiritoso litigio a «L’aria che tira», su La7

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«Perdono»: quando la star scopre il tradimento del partner

Non solo Khloé Karda­shian. Da Beyoncé a Liz Hurley, sono tante le celebrità di Hollywood finite sui tabloid per le scappatelle delle loro dolci metà

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Roma-Liverpool, sui social la voglia di riscatto dei tifosi

34 anni dopo le due squadre si rincontrano nella semifinale: ma su Twitter la partita è già iniziata tra ironie e sfottò

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Il martire  giovinetto, storia  di odio e perdono

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I 12 alimenti peggiori per i diabetici  (e le alternative gustose e salutari)

Per chi soffre di diabete è più facile di quanto si creda seguire una dieta salutare che eviti i picchi di zucchero nel sangue, vero pericolo per i diabetici. «Non è giusto porre divieti - chiarisce il professor Gabriele Riccardi, professore di Endocrinologia e Malattie del Metabolismo all’Ateneo Federico II di Napoli - ma certi alimenti vanno certamente limitati. Per tutto esiste una valida alternativa»

«Liberate Moro, senza condizioni». Così cambiò la lettera di Paolo VI ai brigatisti

«Liberate Moro, senza condizioni». Così cambiò la lettera di Paolo VI ai brigatisti

La prima bozza scritta dal Papa e le successive modifiche. Il suggeritore ignoto

«Siria, Putin prudente. Ha una visione. Ma si scontrerà con l’Iran»

«Siria, Putin prudente. Ha una visione. Ma si scontrerà con l’Iran»

Robert Kaplan, analista di politica internazionale: «Il Cremlino non è intervenuto in Siria fino a quando non si è convinto che Obama non aveva intenzione di impegnarsi»

Serie tv, romanzi e vita reale La Lettura esplora il fascino del male 

 Serie tv, romanzi e vita reale La Lettura esplora il fascino del male 

Nel nuovo numero in edicola fino a sabato 21 aprile l’analisi di Aldo Grasso ma anche storie di cattivi nella fiction e di un vero criminale accusato di 34 delitti Dialogo aperto con i lettori sui social network con #vivalaLettura

Maria, l’atleta matematica: «Mi rilasso con il cubo di Rubik»

Maria, l’atleta matematica: «Mi rilasso con il cubo di Rubik»

Roma, la squadra italiana ottiene quattro bronzi all’Olimpiade: «Nella scienza c’è la vita concreta»

Sinusite, quali sono i sintomi? Come riconoscerla e curarla

Sinusite, quali sono i sintomi? Come riconoscerla e curarla

La sinusite è un'infiammazione della mucosa che riveste i seni paranasali. Si stima, infatti, che in Italia possa interessare l’8,4 per cento della popolazione, il 9 per cento in Europa e il 13 negli Stati Uniti. Purtroppo, però, capita spesso che venga sottovalutata e non curata a dovere, aumentando così il rischio di ricadute e che quindi diventi un problema cronico.

Come crescere una figlia femmina: vademecum neofemminista per papà

Come crescere una figlia femmina: vademecum neofemminista per papà

Il libro di Annalisa Monfreda «Come se tu non fossi femmina» e i consigli di Chimamanda Adiche per l’educazione delle donne del futuro

Da startup a società tech miliardarie, ecco i primi 16 «unicorni» dell’anno

Da startup a società tech miliardarie, ecco i primi 16 «unicorni» dell’anno

La rassegna delle aziende tecnologiche che sono già riuscite a conquistare l'ambito titolo nei primi mesi del 2018

Debito pubblico, che cosa dobbiamo fare per riempire il buco L’Economia in edicola domani

Debito pubblico, che cosa dobbiamo fare per riempire il buco L’Economia in edicola domani

Un avanzo primario vicino al 4% di metterebbe in sicurezza, l’analisi di Ferruccio de Bortoli. I sei modi per andare in pensione prima, anche con la Monti-Fornero

De Gasperi, un mediatore severo  Il leader che piaceva a Montanelli

De Gasperi,  un mediatore  severo  Il leader che piaceva a Montanelli

Da mercoledì 18 aprile in omaggio con il «Corriere della Sera» il primo volume dell’opera storica firmata da Indro. Si comincia con gli eventi che vanno dal ’46 al ’48 - Montanelli, cormorano-narratore In volo sulle disavventure dell’Italia Severgnini - Ventiquattro tappe dall’antichità classica all’Ulivo. La prima uscita è in regalo

La vitalissima noia di Byron  eroe (poeta) dei due mondi

 La vitalissima noia di Byron  eroe (poeta) dei due mondi

L’Inghilterra dove nacque, la Grecia dove morì: i «Diari» editi da Adelphi svelano l’anima di una figura leggendaria. Fu combattente per la libertà e conquistatore di bellezze

La guerra è la sconfitta dell'uomo

La guerra è la sconfitta dell'uomo

La guerra cancella sia la compassione, sia la ragione. Stiamo sacrificando queste virtù sull’altare di una propaganda sempre più feroce, che si fa beffe della verità.

«Vi faccio vedere come muore un italiano»: 14 anni fa l’assassinio di Fabrizio Quattrocchi

«Vi faccio vedere come muore un italiano»: 14 anni fa l’assassinio di Fabrizio Quattrocchi

Il 14 aprile del 2004 l'uomo, guardia del corpo siciliana di 36 anni, fu ucciso in Iraq. Prima di essere giustiziato chiese che gli venisse tolta la benda dagli occhi

Io, marito premuroso e traditore seriale  per sfuggire alla depressione

Io,  marito premuroso e traditore seriale  per sfuggire alla depressione

La storia di Piero, 41 anni, che per trovare una via di fuga alla depressione ha iniziato a collezionare i tradimenti

Giolitti vide i pericoli della guerra  Gli interventisti (e il re) lo zittirono

 Giolitti vide i pericoli della guerra  Gli interventisti (e il re) lo zittirono

In edicola dal 9 marzo con il quotidiano il secondo volume della serie sul primo conflitto mondiale. Lo statista fu protagonista dei progressi compiuti dall’Italia a inizio ‘900 - Perché lo schieramento neutralista venne sconfitto. Il secondo volume della serie  - Vittorio Emanuele III, «re soldato» tra i protagonisti della Grande guerra di P. Rastelli

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Syria, Michael Cohen, Facebook: Your Weekend Briefing
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.
Pentagon Says Syria Strikes Hit ‘Heart’ of Chemical Weapons Program
Warplanes and ships from the United States, Britain and France launched more than 100 missiles at three chemical weapons storage and research facilities near Damascus and Homs, officials said.
News Analysis: ‘Mission Accomplished!’ But What Is the Mission in Syria?
The strike on chemical arms sites reflected President Trump’s competing impulses: an effort to demonstrate strength countered by a view that involvement in the Middle East since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has been a waste.
Divided on Strikes, Democrats and Republicans Press for Clearer Syria Strategy
Even advocates of more aggressive intervention in Syria said that the targeted strikes would mean little in the long run without a comprehensive strategy from the White House.
News Analysis: A Hard Lesson in Syria: Assad Can Still Gas His Own People
The conflict in Syria has demonstrated a larger truth: While it is easy to blow up its chemical facilities, it is also relatively simple for the Assad government to reconstitute them elsewhere.
U.N. Security Council Rejects Russian Resolution Condemning Syrian Strikes
Russia called the attack on Syria by the United States, Britain and France a violation of international law. The U.S. said it was justified.
How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery
An alliance of law firms, marketers, finance companies and doctors makes money by coaxing women to have their mesh implants removed.
Drug Company ‘Shenanigans’ to Block Generics Come Under Federal Scrutiny
Health officials complain that pharmaceutical companies refuse to share samples needed to develop affordable generic versions of brand-name medicines.
A $76,000 Monthly Pension: Why States and Cities Are Short on Cash
Governments are struggling as mounting pension obligations crowd out the rest of their budgets. Oregon faces a severe, self-inflicted crisis.
News Analysis: Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’
Some accuse the militant Islamic group of hijacking the campaign in Gaza to serve its own purpose.
11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Stirring portraits of students kidnapped by Boko Haram. James Comey tells his side of the story. What exactly does Facebook have on me? And more.
The Week in Good News: A 99-Year-Old Baseball Usher, a Yacht Race, Spring Flowers
Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there.
Opinion: The Warrior at the Mall
Soldiers aren’t sacred. And civilians are not the enemy.
Editorial: Blacks Still Face a Red Line on Housing
Predatory lending and discriminatory federal housing policy have denied African Americans the chance to reap the rewards of homeownership.
Op-Ed Columnist: Will Democrats Win the House? Ask Texas
The party smells “blood in the water” and opportunity in the air.
Op-Ed Columnist: We Need an Exorcist!
William Friedkin revisits his old haunts for his new documentary about exorcism.
Opinion: How to Disobey Your Tiger Parents, in 14 Easy Steps
As you rebel, you can retain your dignity — and theirs.
Opinion: Will the Next Superbug Come From Yemen?
The war-torn country is becoming a breeding ground for drug-resistant diseases.
Opinion: Ghana Deserves This Cathedral. Don’t Fight It.
The country will get to brag about a globally recognized landmark by a top architect.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Don’t Call Me a Genius
It takes much more than a MacArthur Fellowship to justify the label.
Opinion: Baby Boomers Reach the End of Their To-Do List
This isn’t sloth. It isn’t exhaustion. It’s finally being aware of existing for its own purpose.
In Canada, 2 Provinces Feud Over Pipeline: Will It Bring Jobs or Spills?
A dispute between Alberta and British Columbia creates a difficult situation for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has made fighting climate change a priority.
Thousands of Hungarians Protest Against Newly Elected Leader
The demonstrations reflect the deep divisions in this Central European country that has been at forefront of a regional drift away from liberal Western values.
Martin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising Agency
Mr. Sorrell had been facing an allegation of personal misconduct. The company said an investigation concluded the issue did not involve amounts that were “material.”
Kim Jong-un of North Korea Fetes Chinese Envoy as Ties Warm
Seeking to mend fences with Beijing, Mr. Kim offered a warm welcome to the same senior Chinese envoy whom he had snubbed five months earlier.
Latin America Leaders Brood: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maduro?
President Nicolás Maduro was absent from Summit of the Americas, but he still dominated discussions, as leaders worried about how to handle the crisis in Venezuela.
Iceland’s 1st Black Citizen? An Ex-Slave and War Hero Denmark Now Disregards
Long after his death, Hans Jonathan is something of a celebrity in Iceland, where he is thought to have been the first black person. But in Denmark, his extraordinary story is widely ignored.
Legal Abortion in Argentina? A Long Shot Is Suddenly Within Reach
If an abortion rights bill passes in Argentina amid a surge of feminist activism, it would be a milestone in a region where strict abortion laws are the norm.
Prominent Lawyer in Fight for Gay Rights Dies After Setting Himself on Fire in Prospect Park
David S. Buckel wrote in a note he left behind that he wanted people to lead less selfish lives as a way to help protect the planet.
As Tests Begin, Chancellor Comes Out Against ‘Opt Out’
Richard A. Carranza has taken few positions during his first days on the job, but he said that students should take the exams that start Wednesday.
Indonesia’s Ancient Beliefs Win in Court, but Devotees Still Feel Ostracized
Followers of traditional beliefs are often treated as outcasts, but adherents hope a court ruling will end discrimination against those who practice a faith outside Indonesia’s six official religions.
Vows: Homeless in Seattle, and Marrying Under the Overpass
On the wedding day of Michelle Vestal and Bob J Kitcheon, Ms. Vestal had been clean from crack cocaine for 84 days. “I would never have done it if it wasn’t for him,” she said.
Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller Drop By ‘S.N.L.’ to Help Skewer Michael Cohen
Hosted by the former “Saturday Night Live” writer John Mulaney, this week’s episode put President Trump’s longtime lawyer in its comedic cross hairs.
Here’s What You Need to Know About Online Testing for the ACT and SAT
Lots of confusion surrounds the progress of online testing. Here are the answers to some questions about the computerized versions of the exam.
Eight Recent Netflix Original Series That Are Worth Your Time
Overwhelmed by the number of Netflix original shows? We’re here to help.
The New Health Care: Fighting Over Chores? Spend Some Money, Save the Marriage
Maybe family life would be more harmonious if we just outsourced the housework we disliked, research suggests.
Playlist: The Playlist: Nicki Minaj Is Ready to Rumble, and 11 More New Songs
The tracks you need to hear from Kamasi Washington, Florence and the Machine, Carrie Underwood and more.
love is ...: The Museum of ‘Please Find Me’
The Lost & Found at Kennedy Airport is the last, best hope for travelers missing their iPads, meaningful snapshots and many, many wedding rings.
A Good Appetite: A Chef’s Advice for Relaxation: Stir Some Risotto
Ruth Rogers of River Café in London finds peace in a spinach and taleggio risotto.
Lar Lubovitch: Confessions of a Former Go-Go Dancer
Mr. Lubovitch, who’s been a choreographer for 50 years, talks about his work and learning from the best: Graham, Limón and the stage of a nightclub.
Craving a Taste of Spring? Try This.
Lemon olive oil ice cream, made with winter citrus, is a reminder of warmer times even as a chill hangs in the air.
Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day
Viruses shape the ecology of the planet, but scientists still have only a rudimentary understanding of the microbial impacts on animals, plants and ecosystems.
Dutch ‘Singing Road’ Silenced After Villagers Complain: ‘I’m Going Nuts’
Officials in the Netherlands removed musical strips painted on a highway after people living nearby said they couldn’t sleep.
It Built an Empire of GIFs, Buzzy News and Jokes. China Isn’t Amused.
Bytedance, founded six years ago, is now one of the world’s most valuable tech start-ups. But it keeps finding ways to displease Chinese censors.
Found Footage Offers a New Glimpse at 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
Nine minutes of newly found footage, restored from an aging film reel that was revealed publicly this weekend, shows the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated San Francisco in 1906.

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A Brazilian pastor said he was saving souls. Police say he ran a slave-labor ring.   
Authorities have charged Cícero Vicente de Araújo and 21 others with running a ring involving money laundering and human trafficking. Worshipers, officials say, were duped into handing over their savings and becoming laborers at nine farms and 17 businesses.
Trump, Abe to meet as U.S.-Japan relationship shows strains over North Korea, trade
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to arrive Tuesday at President Trump’s winter resort in Palm Beach, Fla., for two days of meetings.
With neither Trump nor Maduro present, Summit of the Americas is a mostly civil affair
Several countries even spoke in support of U.S.-led action in Syria and against the use of chemical weapons by the Assad government.
Taiwan battles a brain drain as China aims to woo young talent
Beijing says the island and the mainland are one happy family, but many people see more sinister motives. 
Why Europe, not Congress, will rein in big tech
Ireland’s Helen Dixon is a watchdog to watch.
Burma repatriates first Rohingya family despite U.N. warnings
UNHCR has said “conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for returns to be safe, dignified, and sustainable."
Taiwan battles a brain drain as China aims to woo young talent
Beijing says the island and the mainland are one happy family, but many people see more sinister motives. 
‘Big price to pay’: Inside Trump’s decision to bomb Syria
Even with Trump’s jubilant response to the strikes, several advisers close to the president said they had no indication there was a long-term strategy for the region.
President Trump declares victory as Pentagon details U.S.-led strikes in Syria
A senior Pentagon official told reporters that the Syrian government still retains a “residual” chemical capability after the attack.
Burma repatriates first Rohingya family despite U.N. warnings
UNHCR has said “conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for returns to be safe, dignified, and sustainable."
A suspect tried to blend in with 60,000 concertgoers. China's facial-recognition cameras caught him.
The man's unlikely capture became the latest example of China's growing use of facial recognition technology.
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan at near-record level this year, according to U.N. report
Despite efforts by U.S. troops, the number of casualties from suicide bombings or insurgent assaults was twice as high compared with this time last year, report said.
6 basic questions about the war in Syria
As the United States prepares for another potential strike on the Syrian regime, here's how the world arrived at the current crisis.
‘Jungle Jabbah’ was accused of cannibalism and other horrors in Liberia. How a U.S. court brought him to justice.
Mohammed Jabbateh faces 30 years in prison, but his case highlights the difficulty U.S. courts face in prosecuting suspected war criminals.
With neither Trump nor Maduro present, Summit of the Americas is a mostly civil affair
Several countries even spoke in support of U.S.-led action in Syria and against the use of chemical weapons by the Assad government.
This Brazilian pastor said he was saving souls. Police say he ran a slave-labor ring.   
The case raises questions about evangelical churches being used by alleged criminals.
Trump tries to appear strong in Syria even as he plans to withdraw
The president is betting that periodic shows of force will change Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged behavior.
Assad is defiant as U.S.-led strikes in Syria show no sign of threatening his hold on power
There was jubilation on the streets of Damascus as it became clear that the airstrikes would have little effect on the trajectory of the war.
Russia responds to airstrikes in Syria with harsh words but no fire
A direct military clash between the United States and Russia appears to have been averted for now.
Trump, Abe to meet as U.S.-Japan relationship shows strains over North Korea, trade
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to arrive Tuesday at President Trump’s winter resort in Palm Beach, Fla., for two days of meetings.
For British and French leaders, political battle shifts to home ground after Syria strikes
The blowback includes questions about taking part in a military operation led by the Trump administration.
Pence announces $16 million for Venezuelans who have fled their country
The vice president arrives in Peru for a Latin American summit that loses key guests after Trump cancels.
U.S. and allies warn Syria of more missile strikes if chemical attacks used again
Russia denounced the attacks by the United States, France and Britain, but gave no sign of possible retaliation.
The U.S. just bombed 3 sites in Syria. Here’s what we know about why nations choose airstrikes.
We found some countries rely more on air power — even when it doesn't work.
Trump’s strikes on Syria risk retaliation, escalation in a war he wants to avoid
The action comes as Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad is ascendant on the battlefield and anticipating U.S. disengagement.
As U.N. Security Council meets on Syria, Haley accuses Russia of lies and coverups
The first international inspectors arrived in Syria to look for evidence of whether chemical weapons were used in an attack last weekend that killed dozens of civilians.
Inspector general report faults Andrew McCabe for unauthorized disclosure of information, misleading investigators
The report, which alleges McCabe authorized the disclosure of sensitive information and misled investigators about it, was turned over to Congress Friday.
Russia pushes back on multiple fronts as conflict with West escalates
Further rolling back freedoms at home, Russia also blocked the popular Telegram messaging app.
Arab leaders gather to unify ranks in face of conflict, wars
An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.
Huge rally in Barcelona to demand jailed separatists go free
Hundreds of thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in downtown Barcelona on Sunday to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders being held in pre-trial detention.
Pope ‘deeply disturbed’ by lack of common response to Syria
Pope Francis told the faithful in St. Peter’s Square that he is “deeply disturbed” by the international community’s failure to come up with a common response to the crisis in Syria and other parts of the world.
Before dawn, the streak of a missile across Damascus’ sky
It was not an explosion that woke us up, but a call from a friend in Damascus to alert us: The strikes had begun. It was just after 4 a.m. Saturday. I rushed out of my hotel room up to The Associated Press’ office a few floors above.
Simulated chemical incident part of Jordan-US military drill
The United States and Jordan have launched a 12-day military exercise with scenarios ranging from border security to counter-terrorism and for the first time a simulated chemical incident.
The Latest: Iran FM condemns strikes on Syria
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Syria: western allies launch diplomatic offensive in wake of strikes

Pressure grows on Russia to stop protecting Assad as US, UK and France press for inquiry into chemical weapons stockpiles

Western powers are to attempt to inject diplomatic momentum behind the military strikes against Syrian government chemical weapon sites by calling for the UN both to launch a broad investigation into Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles and to try to reinvigorate the stalled UN peace talks.

The UN security council will meet on Monday to discuss the call for a wider push to eliminate the covert Syrian government stockpiles, placing pressure on Russia to stop protecting the Assad regime from a UN inquiry into its use of chemical weapons.

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Defiant Assad praises Moscow as Putin criticises west's strikes

Syrian leader welcomes Russian delegation one day after missile strikes by US-led coalition

Bashar al-Assad has struck a defiant tone as he welcomed a Russian delegation just one day after a US-led coalition launched missile strikes against Syria, praising Moscow’s military support and declaring Syria would stand its ground against the “agenda imposed by the west”.

Vladimir Putin has criticised the strikes launched by the US, UK and France as an “act of aggression”. But with a direct clash between Russia and the US unlikely, Moscow may look for other ways to strike back at the west, using Russia’s status as superpower spoiler to undermine key goals of US foreign policy.

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First Rohingya refugees repatriated to Myanmar despite UN safety fears

Human rights groups slam move as publicity stunt while Bangladesh distances itself

Myanmar says it has repatriated the first Rohingya refugees from among nearly 700,000 who fled a crackdown in the country last year despite warnings from the United Nations that it is not yet safe to return.

Rights groups have criticised the announcement as a publicity stunt and Bangladesh has distanced itself, saying the repatriation was not part of the return process the two countries have been trying to start.

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David Buckel, prominent New York LGBT lawyer, dies after setting himself on fire

Buckel, known for case about murdered transgender man portrayed in Boys Don’t Cry, alluded to fossil fuel protest to New York Times

A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against ecological destruction.

The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel were found by passers-by in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Police said he was pronounced dead at about 6.30am.

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Leave.EU, Arron Banks and new questions about referendum funding

Revealed: Leave donor faces data investigation as first documentary evidence of Cambridge Analytica Brexit ‘work’ uncovered

The Information Commissioner’s Office is investigating Leave.EU and its donor Arron Banks over possible breaches of the Data Protection Act.

The ICO has issued “information notices” against both Leave.EU – the referendum campaign headed by Nigel Farage – and its director, Banks. The notices – requiring organisations to provide the ICO with specified information within a certain time period – were issued in the same week as the ICO conducted raids last month on Cambridge Analytica’s offices. The notices are both part of Operation Cederburg – the commissioner’s year-long investigation into the use of data in the EU referendum. Failure to comply is a criminal offence.

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Montenegro votes in first presidential election since joining Nato

Poll seen as test for former PM Milo Ðukanovic, who favours European integration over closer ties to Moscow

Voters in Montenegro are casting their ballots in a presidential election that the former prime minister Milo Ðukanovic is expected to win after his party defied Russia and took the small Balkan country into Nato last year.

The vote is the first since Montenegro joined the western military alliance in December. It is seen as a test for Ðukanovic, who favours European integration over closer ties to its traditional ally Moscow.

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Amnesty chief calls Latin America's abortion laws violence against women

Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s secretary general, urges Argentina and others to reform draconian legislation and says human rights have deteriorated across region

Latin America’s draconian abortion policies have resulted in the needless deaths of thousands of women, said Amnesty International’s secretary general, Salil Shetty, as he called for a decisive push for legalization of the procedure across the region.

“The criminalization of abortion is an extreme form of violence against women. It doesn’t reduce abortions – it just makes them unsafe,” Shetty told the Guardian in Buenos Aires after a meeting with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri.

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Sydney bushfire: 'ferocious' blaze threatens homes as RFS confirms damage

Strong winds push flames towards suburban streets as firefighting and reconnaissance aircraft join operation

A “ferocious” bushfire that led to evacuations in parts of Sydney’s southwest and burnt through 2,500 hectares has affected properties, according to the Rural Fire Service.

On Sunday afternoon an RFS spokesman confirmed that firefighters on the ground had reported some property damage in the western parts of Menai and Barden Ridge.

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Nitschke's 'suicide machine' draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral fair

Euthanasia advocate displays ‘Sarco’, a pod that fills with nitrogen, which he hopes will one day be available as a 3D-printable device

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.

Related: The ban on assisted death ignores the reality of illnesses like dementia | Polly Toynbee

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Scandal in Sweden: Nobel prize for literature faces #MeToo moment
As female head of Swedish Academy takes the fall for a scandal-hit man, the institution is left in ruins

What, exactly, is the Swedish Academy? Or rather – what was it?

Until 12 April, the academy, which chooses the winners of the Nobel prize for literature, was a royal academy founded in 1786 by the so-called “theatre king”, Gustav III.

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Marathon experts condemn delay in treatment to collapsed Callum Hawkins
  • Commonwealth Games paramedics take minutes to give assistance
  • ‘That should never happen’ – Paula Radcliffe rebukes organisers
  • Scottish runner was leading when he suffered heat exhaustion

Commonwealth Games organisers were heavily criticised for not providing sufficient medical assistance to a Scottish marathon runner who collapsed but was not attended to by paramedics for several minutes.

Callum Hawkins was leading the marathon by almost two minutes and was less than two miles from the finish when he collapsed from heat exhaustion in 30 degree heat. The 25-year-old, who finished fourth at the World Championships marathon in London last summer, had looked set for gold but he began to sway in distress and fell over on the curb.

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Dua Lipa: ‘Pop has to be fun. You can’t get upset about every little thing’
She was the most streamed female artist on Spotify last year and in February was the first woman to be nominated for five Brit awards. The New Rules singer talks about her Kosovan roots, her strict work ethic and music as an escape

There are plenty of reasons to be startled by the young musician Dua Lipa. Her cynical, defiantly un-sunny pop anthem New Rules was an improbable song-of-the-summer last July. Streamed online more than 1bn times since, it has helped establish this 22-year-old Londoner as pop’s beach-storming new conquistador – a winner of two Brit awards in February, and the first female artist to be nominated for five. Lipa has an unusual name and history (she comes from a family of Kosovan academics, parted in the 1990s by war), a room-stilling presence (she stands 6ft-plus in heels), and a talent for hanging together pop-music contradictions, specialising in floor-filling bangers that are somehow both jaded and buoyant, universal and intimate. She’s interesting in a number of ways, all of which I want to explore when I meet her one morning in London, towards the end of her Observer cover shoot. Before anything else, though, we discuss her hands.

Specifically Lipa’s palms, which are as tough and as work-worn as a lumberjack’s. It’s as if Lipa has spent the week up to now baking bricks, or fighting in a cage. Laughing about it, sighing, Lipa passes her hands around so that everyone in the studio can have a feel. She blames her personal trainer. “We lift a lot of weights,” she says. “We box.” And the crowds on her recent world tour, Lipa points out, wouldn’t just rouse themselves. “I feel like I’ve spent about a year clapping these hands together and shouting: ‘Come on!’”

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Vietnam to Parkland: how America's protesters are getting younger

The latest wave of US activism has been dominated by an even younger group than usual: high schoolers. But are they headed for disillusionment?

Thousands of young people have protested against gun control over the past weeks, sparking, for some, memories of youngsters protesting against the Vietnam war and contributing to the civil rights movement.

The difference is that the 2018 movement is stemming from high schools, rather than colleges.

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Kubrick’s 2001: the film that haunts our dreams of space
The film director’s masterpiece, which has influenced scientists and artists alike, is 50 years old this month

Astronomers last week announced official names for the principal mountains and valleys of one of the solar system’s remotest objects, the tiny world of Charon. More than 3.6bn miles distant from the Sun, the moon – which orbits the dwarf planet, Pluto – was first observed closely in 2015 when the US probe New Horizons swept over its freezing, airless surface.

Now the features revealed by the robot craft have been given titles by the International Astronomical Union. And key among the explorers and scientists honoured are the film director Stanley Kubrick and the writer Arthur C Clarke.

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My new partner and I have very different sleeping habits | Dear Mariella

As we get older, compatibility is about more than good sex and emotional support. But turn to some insomnia cures before you give up

The dilemma I have a new partner after my wife died three years ago. We are very compatible and happy together, emotionally and sexually, but the one distressing issue is our different sleeping requirements. I need a good, solid, uninterrupted nine hours and an early night, otherwise I get extremely irritable. She is more of a night owl, often waking in the night to use her iPad or even make a cup of tea. She has an amazing ability to catnap and fall asleep seemingly instantly, whereas I need a long period of peace and quiet before dropping off. I am also a light sleeper and her snoring is a problem for me. Earplugs don’t work. I accept that I’m a prodigious snorer myself, but that doesn’t seem to bother her so much. Do I carry
on retreating to the spare room, or is there another solution as I’d rather we stay together? We don’t live together (yet), but after a few days spent with each other,
I need a couple of days alone to catch up on my sleep!

Mariella replies And you say you’re compatible? There’s more to a relationship than good sex and emotional back-up. When we mature, compatibility is about more intimate and intricate stuff than simply rubbing along during daylight hours. It’s all very well coexisting when you’re wide awake and rational, but what about when you’re barely conscious, immensely vulnerable and aching for a good night’s kip? That’s when coupledom is properly put to the test, and I should know.

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The Road to Unfreedom by Timothy Snyder review – chilling and unignorable

This persuasive book looks at Putin’s favourite Russian political philosopher and the template he set for fake news

Even presidents who don’t believe in history need a historian to rely on. When asked, in 2014, by a delegation of students and history teachers for his chosen chronicler of Russia’s past, Vladimir Putin came up with a single name: Ivan Ilyin. 

Ilyin is a figure who might have been easily lost to history were it not for the posthumous patronage of Russia’s leader. Putin first drew attention to him – Ilyin was a philosopher, not a historian, a Russian who died in exile in Switzerland in 1954 – when he organised the repatriation of Ilyin’s remains for reburial in Moscow in 2005. Ilyin’s personal papers, held in a library in Michigan, were also brought “home” at the president’s request. New editions of Ilyin’s dense books of political philosophy became popular in Kremlin circles – and all of Russia’s civil servants reportedly received a collection of his essays in 2014. And when Putin explained Russia’s need to combat the expansion of the European Union, and laid out the argument to invade Ukraine, it was Ilyin’s arguments on which the president relied.

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Fifty years on, what is the legacy of Enoch Powell’s ‘rivers of blood’ speech?
As a major new poll charts the country’s changing attitudes to immigration, the Observer visits the primary school at the heart of the media firestorm that Powell ignited

In the aftermath of Enoch Powell’s inflammatory 1968 “rivers of blood” speech, which split the nation and instantly became one of modern British history’s most divisive addresses, the fallout was swift and fierce. Protesters took to the streets in support of Powell’s backing for the repatriation of immigrants. Denunciations appeared in newspaper editorials attacking his “appeal to racial hatred” and Powell himself was cast out of the Conservative shadow cabinet, effectively ending his political ambitions. Also caught up in the collateral damage, however, was a small school in his Wolverhampton constituency.

In the run-up to his speech, Powell made one of his most controversial claims – that a constituent had told him that his child was the only white pupil in their class. West Park primary school was not named, but with its high proportion of ethnic minority students it was soon labelled as the school in question.

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Are you cheesed off by restaurants? Don’t be | David Mitchell

A customer took a Bristol restaurant to task last week for serving Asda camembert. But consider the bigger picture...

The people who run Severnshed, a restaurant in Bristol, have had a tricky week and their mood won’t be improved by this column popping up on their Google alert. Sorry, guys! Don’t worry, it really will blow over. This is all part of it blowing over – honestly, this is the same section as book reviews so it’s basically a secret.

You may be wondering what the Severnshedders have done – unless literally everyone reading this works there, which I must glumly acknowledge is possible. Nevertheless, just in case, I’ll tell you. According to a post on TripAdvisor, they served their baked camembert starter (£12.95 for two to share) in an Asda camembert box. Or, to be accurate, the camembert part of it was in an Asda camembert box, which was itself on a board (which I’m actually fine with, so pipe down plate fascists), alongside bread and chutney. The bread and chutney were not in a Mother’s Pride bag and a Branston jar.

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Syria has paid a terrible price for the west’s disastrous policy of doing nothing | Andrew Rawnsley

After seven years of failing to act in Syria, we can audit where a non-interventionist policy has got us. It has been an utter catastrophe

Let’s cut the canting. No one thinks, not those ordering them and not those opposing them, that the missile strikes against the Assad regime will influence the outcome of the catastrophe in Syria. That pass was sold long since. If there was an opportunity for America, Britain and their allies to make a difference for the better, the chance was missed many, many deaths ago. What we are witness to – on the part of both the leaders of the western democracies and their critics – is a tableau of actors striking postures designed to make the players feel better about themselves. This posing can never rewrite the blood-drenched history of a seven-year conflict that has turned Syria into a charnel house and shredded international norms about the conduct of war.

The proximate cause of this crisis is the chemical attack on Douma last weekend. After years of unmasterly inactivity by the democracies, it is that atrocity that drew attention back to what is happening in Syria and finally stirred punitive action against Bashar al-Assad. In the words of the ineffable Donald Trump, the retaliatory strikes are supposed to demonstrate to “animal Assad” that there is a “price to pay” for the dictator’s use of banned weaponry. In the more measured language of Theresa May, “we cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to be normalised”. Yet the normalisation of chemical weapons is precisely what has already happened in Syria. Assad’s regime has time and again used chemical warfare to slaughter its own people, as it has also deployed hideous “conventional” weapons such as dropping barrel bombs and fuel-air bombs on civilian areas to inflict mass casualties.

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America once fought a war against poverty – now it wages a war on the poor

After the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign declared silence was betrayal, we are coming together to stand up to the public policy violence that is ravaging our society

In 2013, Callie Greer’s daughter Venus died in her arms after a battle with breast cancer. If caught early, the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer is close to 100%. But Venus’s cancer went undiagnosed for months because she couldn’t afford health insurance. She lived in Alabama, a state that refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Venus’s death is not an isolated incident – more than 250,000 people like her die in the United States from poverty and related issues every year.

Access to healthcare is just one of the issues facing the 140 million people who live in poverty in the US today. Over the past two years, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has carried out a listening tour in dozens of states across this nation. We have met with tens of thousands of people from El Paso, Texas, to South Charleston, West Virginia, to Selma, Alabama, where we met Callie, gathering testimonies from poor people and listening to their demands for a better society.

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After rape trials, is the court of public opinion now trumping the law? | Sarah Ditum
Two Ulster rugby players found not guilty of rape have had their contracts revoked

Why should women respect the law, when the law was written by and for men who have no respect for women? It’s a question that the suffragettes dispatched briskly when their agenda of arson and bombings was attacked: if men refused to let women make laws, women had no reason to obey laws. And while men were deploring the damage to their property, women themselves were being damaged by men: denigrated, abused, assaulted and sexually exploited. For Christabel Pankhurst, one of the strongest arguments in favour of votes for women was that “when they are citizens, women… will have the power to enact laws for their protection”.

A century into female suffrage, the law still isn’t working for women. That’s not to say that the situation hasn’t improved vastly since the 19th century. Men can no longer call on the “nagging and shagging” defence when they murder their wives and girlfriends. (If a man could convince a court that his victim was “disobedient” or unfaithful, the court would often decide that he was justified in killing her.) Marital rape is now recognised as a crime, not merely men exercising their reasonable sexual entitlement within the marriage contract. Coercive control is understood, finally, as a form of male violence. But still many women look at the legal system and know, instinctively, that it wasn’t made for them.

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Is it in bad taste even to talk about having good taste?

In an age of democratised opinion, is talk of taste now merely the province of shameless snobs, or are we secretly all still at it?

The interior designer Nicky Haslam has produced a new tea towel listing “Things Nicky Haslam Finds Common”, which include, but are not limited to: scented candles, celebrity chefs, Ibiza, not eating carbs, confidence, personal trainers, pronouncing the “e” in furore, expensive bikes, Halloween, jazz and saying “bye bye”. I sat with this for a while, as I encourage you to do too (further down the tea towel is “jet lag” and “loving your parents”) and considered the trouble with taste.

Things Nicky Haslam finds common include scented candles, celebrity chefs, Ibiza, expensive bikes and jazz

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Why we should stop panicking about robots stealing our jobs | John Naughton

Predictions about an unstoppable growth of automation in the workplace ignore a multitude of variable factors

Ideology is what determines how you think when you don’t know you’re thinking. Neoliberalism is a prime example. Less well-known but equally insidious is technological determinism, which is a theory about how technology affects development. It comes in two flavours. One says that there is an inexorable internal logic in how technologies evolve. So, for example, when we got to the point where massive processing power and large quantities of data became easily available, machine-learning was an inevitable next step.

The second flavour of determinism – the most influential one – takes the form of an unshakable conviction that technology is what really drives history. And it turns out that most of us are infected with this version.

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Commonwealth Games 2018 closing ceremony – as it happened

The Gold Coast Games came to an emotional close with songs and poetry about history, unity, equality and inclusivity. The flag was passed to Birmingham, host of the 2022 edition, and similar values declared

The fireworks are out as Archie sings about love in your heart. There are loads of lights, a quick encore of the chorus, and there we go. Commonwealth Games 2018, did.

He’s singing about the world being a better place. My days, we need it to be.

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Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand Prix as Verstappen clips Vettel
  • Ricciardo grabs first win of the season as Vettel falters
  • Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth as Valtteri Bottas grabs second

Daniel Ricciardo won the Chinese Grand Prix for Red Bull from sixth on the grid after a remarkable late charge through the field, where he took advantage of new tyres and exploited them brilliantly to take the lead and the win.

In an incident-packed final third Valtteri Bottas secured second for Mercedes, with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen in third. The two leading championship contenders Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel finished in fourth and eighth respectively.

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Wolves v Birmingham: Championship - live!

84 min Yet another lovely move from Wolves. Helder Costa releases Douglas, who looks up and cuts the ball back to Afobe in space. He moves the ball onto his leftg foot and smacks a rising shot just wide from 12 yards.

83 min Birmingham just can’t get the ball, which must be a particularly miserable state of affairs when you are a goal and a man down.

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Newcastle United v Arsenal: Premier League – live!

13 min: Mesut Ozil has the afternoon off here and you wonder how that’ll impact on Arsenal’s creativity. All very well having Aubameyang and Lacazette but you need to get them the ball. Newcastle are doing rather better at finding their front men so far, Lejeune with two delightful long switches from back to front already.

9 min: Ritchie makes a diagonal run and pops the ball sharply into Kenedy, who is in form and thus confident enough to spin and crack in 35-yard left footer towards goal. But it won’t bother Cech, who drops onto it easily enough.

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County cricket: Yorkshire v Essex, Lancs v Notts and more – live

An early wicket after lunch at Old Trafford. Wood caught in the gully off Livingstone for 8. Notts 210/8, with a handy lead of 52.

Some reading for anyone contemplating a commentary career or who would just like to know more about it from Gary Naylor.

Lunchtime roundup of a slightly calmer morning:

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Sports minister Tracey Crouch is ducking the facts on safe standing | Daniel Taylor

‘There is no desire among the top clubs to change,’ Tracey Crouch claimed as West Brom were turned down, but the message from Old Trafford, the Emirates and all is very different

Over the last week I have been reminded of the time Richard Caborn was appointed sports minister and, in his first week in the job, took part in an interview with the BBC’s Clare Balding in which he was given five relatively simple questions about sporting events of the time and inadvertently showed this was not, after all, his specialist subject.

Caborn did not know Martin Johnson was captain of the British & Irish Lions rugby team that was touring Australia. He could not name a single jockey going to be at Royal Ascot or another European golfer apart from Colin Montgomerie competing in the US Open. He knew only one of the tennis players from that day’s semi-finals at Queen’s and when he was asked to name England’s cricket coach his reply was more in hope than expectation. “The Aussie?” he asked. Close. It was Duncan Fletcher, from Zimbabwe. “I did not intend to inflict complete and utter humiliation on the newly appointed minister for sport,” Balding said afterwards, “but it seems that he did that rather successfully for himself.”

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Amir Khan must conquer big doubts on homecoming against Phil Lo Greco
In his first fight in Britain for nearly five years, the 31-year-old Khan has it all to do to convince he still has a future at the top

Amir Khan is not so much a prophet in his own land as a generator of profit in someone else’s. So, on his return to the United Kingdom after nearly five years, when he seeks to rebuild his career in Liverpool on Saturday evening against the competent 33-year-old Canadian Phil Lo Greco, he has a few hearts to win back.

Related: Amir Khan’s jungle stay led to burying the hatchet with Eddie Hearn

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Mohamed Salah takes his tally to 30 in Liverpool win over Bournemouth

The bad news for Harry Kane is that Mohamed Salah is not standing still waiting to be caught. The Liverpool forward became the first player to reach 30 league goals with a delightful second-half header, leaving him one goal short of the record for a 38-match season, with four games to play.

In all competitions Salah has 40 for the season, enough to join the ranks of Liverpool royalty. Only Roger Hunt and Ian Rush have managed that feat before. One more league goal and Salah joins Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suárez as joint top scorers for a 38-game Premier League season, although the chances are he will go out in front. He may even reach or pass the 34 goals Shearer scored in the original 42-fixture Premier League, though for the moment Liverpool are sufficiently impressed with the Rush connection.

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Sultan of snub: Mark Knopfler skips Dire Straits' hall of fame induction
  • Bass player John Illsley says lead singer’s absence a ‘personal thing’
  • Bon Jovi and Nina Simone also inducted on the night

British rockers Dire Straits have been inducted into the rock’n’roll hall of fame, but the occasion was marked without its lead singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler, who chose not to turn up to the ceremony.

Knopfler skipped the concert in Cleveland, US, on Saturday, and it was left to bassist John Illsley to explain his absence.

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Revealed: ‘perfectly realised’ early work by Leonardo da Vinci
Half of altarpiece panel was painted by master as an apprentice, say researchers

A small Renaissance painting owned by an American museum and not on public view for most of the past two decades has been identified as partly the work of Leonardo da Vinci.

A Miracle of Saint Donato of Arezzo, an altarpiece panel in the Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, had long been attributed to the lesser Florentine artist, Lorenzo di Credi. But according Laurence Kanter, chief curator of the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut, aspects of the painting, commissioned in 1475, bear the unmistakable stamp of Leonardo.

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The perfect crimes: why thrillers are leaving other books for dead
While literary novels are sidelined, crime fiction is fast developing as the most versatile narrative of our times

For years, crime fiction titles have topped the bestseller lists and library lending tables. That sales of the genre have now overtaken general fiction, as revealed at the London Book Fair last week, comes as no surprise to its readers, practitioners, critics and industry professionals.

We’ve always recognised its reach, dynamism, integrity and, increasingly, diversity. Yet its rise, and indeed acceptance, is still a mystery to some, with any number of narratives seeking to understand the phenomenon. This is about as helpful as trying to define exactly what makes a bestseller a bestseller, and, perhaps more important, how to spot the next big thing. At best it’s a lucky amalgamation; so many factors come into play. Being in the right place at the right time, with the right idea, and talent, might be one answer. But how the hell do you come up with the right idea?

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest director Miloš Forman dies aged 86

Film-maker became key figure of the Czech new wave before emigrating and establishing a successful career in the US

• Peter Bradshaw: Miloš Forman brought the spirit of anti-Soviet rebellion to Hollywood

Miloš Forman, the Czech-born director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, has died at the age of 86. Czech news agency CTK reported that Forman died on Friday in the United States after a short illness. His wife, Martina, told CTK: “His departure was calm and he was surrounded the whole time by his family and his closest friends.”

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Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris
Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze

Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a French Catholic named Léonard Foujita, had been born 81 years earlier as Tsuguharu Foujita, the son of a general in Japan’s imperial army.

This year, celebrations marking the anniversary of his death, organised in Paris, Reims, Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, hope to bring him back from obscurity. For Foujita was one of the most successful artists of the 1920s, worshipped by the critics and art lovers who paid a fortune for his drawings, watercolours and oil paintings. As Paris’s shining art star, he was more successful than Picasso and more acclaimed than Matisse. Now he is the subject of a major exhibition at the Maillol Museum which focuses on the artist’s most prolific period, between 1913 and 1931.

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Rampage review – The Rock’s charisma fuels a fun monster movie
Dwayne Johnson goes up against genetically edited gorillas on the streets of Chicago

I’d trust Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with my life. His face? Trustworthy. His voice? Reassuring. His ability to fly a helicopter, to calmly parachute from a burning plane, to concuss (but not kill) enemies, and to communicate with primates? All are more than competently demonstrated in Rampage, a big-budget action movie about the Rock’s race to stop three giant, mutant animals running riot on the streets of Chicago.

Davis Okoye (Johnson, whose liquid charisma is the film’s life force) is a primatologist who buddies up with rebel scientist Dr Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) when his beloved albino gorilla, George, becomes infected with a banned genetic editing agent.

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Facebook says its ‘voter button’ is good for turnout. But should the tech giant be nudging us at all?

What do we really know about the influence of the ‘voter button’?

On the morning of 28 October last year, the day of Iceland’s parliamentary elections, Heiðdís Lilja Magnúsdóttir, a lawyer living in a small town in the north of the country, opened Facebook on her laptop. At the top of her newsfeed, where friends’ recent posts would usually appear, was a box highlighted in light blue. On the left of the box was a button, similar in style to the familiar thumb of the “like” button, but here it was a hand putting a ballot in a slot. “Today is Election Day!” was the accompanying exclamation, in English. And underneath: “Find out where to vote, and share that you voted.” Under that was smaller print saying that 61 people had already voted. Heiðdís took a screenshot and posted it on her own Facebook profile feed, asking: “I’m a little curious! Did everyone get this message in their newsfeed this morning?”

In Reykjavik, 120 miles south, Elfa Ýr Gylfadóttir glanced at her phone and saw Heiðdís’s post. Elfa is director of the Icelandic Media Commission, and Heiðdís’s boss. The Media Commission regulates, for example, age ratings for movies and video games, and is a part of Iceland’s Ministry of Education. Elfa wondered why she hadn’t received the same voting message. She asked her husband to check his feed, and there was the button. Elfa was alarmed. Why wasn’t it being shown to everyone? Might it have something to do with different users’ political attitudes? Was everything right and proper with this election?

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Nigel Slater’s lentils with pappardelle and pear trifle recipes

Pappardelle with basil and creme fraiche, and a trifle with pears and cinder toffee – it’s time for fresh dishes with a spring in their step

The middle of April is notoriously unpredictable for those who like to eat seasonally. A quick glance at my notes reveals how this time last year we tucked into a bowl of chorizo stew by the fire and the year before a salad of broad beans, ricotta and pea shoots in the garden. Those who like to plan the week’s eating in advance might find themselves thwarted by the capriciousness of our climate.

The week’s cooking has been a succession of dishes to straddle the seasons, while I tried not be caught out with an unsuitable dinner. In other words, cool-weather food with a spring in its step. One of the best meals involved bowls of pasta with a creamy basil-scented lentil sauce: a deeply sustaining bowl of carbs, but without the heaviness of a meat ragù. I made a backbone of slowly softened onions and thyme, dried mushrooms and carrots, but instead of the usual minced meat I used Le Puy lentils. I added a further mellow note with a trickle of balsamic vinegar then freshened things up by tossing the wide ribbons of pasta with a peppery basil butter. It was a dish that would have satisfied whatever the weather threw at us.

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Hidden plastics: just when you thought it was safe to dunk a teabag
Five surprising objects that contain plastic – with toxic implications for the environment

Last Tuesday, Waitrose announced plans to remove all disposable coffee cups from their stores by autumn of this year – customers will have to bring a reusable one of their own. Despite their cardboard appearance, coffee cups are actually lined with polyethylene and are hard to recycle. The cups gradually break down to form microplastics, which make their way into our waterways and food supply.

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True grit: gravel biking through Wales’ ancient Cambrian heart

A cycle route takes in misty lakes, forest tracks and quiet lanes amid a remote, magical part of Powys. The epic ride ends in a cosy pub just as rain sweeps in

“You used to be able to ride through here,” I said. “Yes,” replied my friend Mark, “but that was more than 20 years ago.”

We were looking for a dirt road through Cwm Henog forest, to the west of Llanwrtyd Wells in mid-Wales. I cycled around here regularly in the 1980s and 90s when I started mountain biking but things change, even in these remote hills: I simply couldn’t find that old road.

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Who’d like to live under the sea?

Plenty of people, according to Phil Nuytten, the man who has designed and plans to build a city beneath the waves

Phil Nuytten first decided he wanted to spend his life underwater when he was six years old. It was 1947. The Second World War had only recently ended. Nuytten’s dad had scored a job at Boeing, and the firm’s office in Vancouver Harbour was just a short walk away from the family home. Every now and then Nuytten would waltz down to the harbour unaccompanied, sneak out to the end of the docks, peer through the cracks and fall hopelessly in love with what he saw: fish, anemones, a teeming underworld. “I used to think: ‘Gosh, wouldn’t it be wonderful to go down there?’” he says. “To go down to that particular place?”

I used to think, ‘Gosh, wouldn’t it be wonderful to go down there, to that particular place?'

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Objects of desire: the design delights of my favourite things

An old typewriter, a wooden chair, a worn cuddly toy… The things we surround ourselves with loom large in our lives. Here, eight people reveal why they love the design of their prized possession

The Olivetti Lettera 22 typewriter This is widely regarded as the greatest typewriter of all time. It’s the best ergonomically; it has a light action on the keyboard, but it still has a rhythm. It has an amazing set of features for a tiny machine. It has a half space insertion so you can delete a five-letter word with Tippex and then type it in again; if it’s one letter longer you can do a half space and squeeze up words. It’s also got much more sophisticated tabulation

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Boris Johnson defends remarks on Russian role in novichok case

UK foreign secretary tries to clarify apparent claim that Russia was behind nerve agent attack

Boris Johnson has for the first time defended his apparent claim that Porton Down scientists had told him Russia was responsible for deploying a military grade nerve agent to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury last month.

Making the first defence of this claim since Porton Down scientists said they could only describe the agent as novichok, but not ascertain its country of origin, Johnson implied he had never said Porton Down told him Russia was responsible.

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Philip Green defends his record on BHS

Retail tycoon ‘sad’ that he doesn’t get more credit for paying into bankrupt chain’s pension fund

Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has defended his behaviour over the collapse of the BHS chain, describing his decision to sell the retailer to a serial bankrupt as “the worst mistake of my life”.

The billionaire owner of Topshop and Miss Selfridge said he was “sad” that he had not received recognition for paying £363m into the BHS pension scheme last year, in a move that headed off the threat of him losing his knighthood. Asked in an interview with the Mail on Sunday if any of the BHS furore was his fault, he said: “No. Zero. Nothing.”

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Mueller has evidence Michael Cohen traveled to Prague, report claims

McClatchy, which reported the news, said it was unclear if investigators have evidence Cohen met prominent Russian, as Steele dossier claimed

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Martin Sorrell steps down as head of WPP advertising agency

Longest-serving FTSE 100 chief quits before findings of personal misconduct inquiry are disclosed

Sir Martin Sorrell has resigned from WPP, the world’s largest advertising group, ahead of the findings of an investigation into alleged personal misconduct.

The 73-year-old, who acquired a small Kent-based maker of wire baskets in 1985 and built it into the world’s largest marketing services group, told staff that for him WPP and its future is “more important than a matter of life or death”.

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Basque bar fight trial tests 10 years of fragile peace in the region

Spanish high court to rule on whether pub punch-up with off-duty police was drunken scuffle or terror attack

Bar brawls in Spain are typically intemperate moments regretted the next day. But one fight that took place in Navarre, close to the Basque country, is proving different. For eight young people implicated in the punch-up, the hangover has endured for nearly 18 months and their case has become a regional controversy.

A special division of the Spanish high court in Madrid will decide in a trial starting on Monday if their offences deserve to be charged under terrorism laws, which could see them collectively face up to 375 years in prison. The decision to transfer the case to the high court was made by Carmen Lamela – the same judge who jailed Catalonia’s separatist leaders for sedition and rebellion last year. One former supreme court judge, José Antonio Martín Pallín, has called the move “radically absurd”.

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Many Rohingya subjected to 'brutal sexual assault' by Myanmar forces – UN

Secretary general says use of sexual violence a ‘calculated tool’ to force Rohingya to leave and not return

Many of the almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar were subjected to acts of sexual violence by the country’s armed forces, according to a new report by the UN secretary general, António Guterres.

Guterres’s report, which will be discussed by the UN security council on Monday, said international medical staff and others in Bangladesh, where many of the Rohingya have fled, have documented that many of the refugees “bear the physical and psychological scars of brutal sexual assault”.

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Ethiopians urge Britain to return bones of ‘stolen’ prince after 150 years
Poet Lemn Sissay adds voice to campaign for repatriation of the boy’s remains with other loot taken after the Battle of Maqdala

For 150 years, Ethiopians have been asking when Prince Alemayehu will come home. The orphan prince, a descendant of Solomon, was taken to England – some say “stolen” – after British soldiers looted his father’s imperial citadel following the Battle of Maqdala in 1868.

He died at the age of 18, after an unhappy childhood, and was buried at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle at the request of Queen Victoria. Now, as discussions take place with the Victoria &Albert Museum about the return of royal treasures taken by British forces during the battle, the Ethiopian government told the Observer it is “redoubling” its efforts to finally bring back the prince’s remains. Last week there were celebrations in Addis Ababa to commemorate the life of the prince’s father, Tewodros II, on the 150th anniversary of his death in the battle. A selection of the objects in the V&A’s possession went on display last week.

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Anti-Muslim campaigners denied entry to UK at border

Martin Sellner and Abel Bodi stopped at Stansted en route to far-right event in London

Two prominent anti-Muslim campaigners have been denied entry into the UK ahead of a conference held by Britain’s newest and most active far-right group.

Martin Sellner, from Austria, and the Hungarian Abel Bodi were due to attend the private Generation Identity conference in London on Saturday. They were detained at Stansted airport – the second time in a month that Sellner, the leader of Generation Identity, has been prevented from entering the UK by border officials.

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Virtual reality by the Guardian

Welcome to the Guardian’s home for virtual reality. You will find all of our pieces here along with information on how to watch

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On the streets with the desperate refugees who dream of being detained

Out of money and out of options, the families camped outside Indonesia’s Kalideres detention centre are feeling the pressure

It has been 58 days.

That’s how long Farid Attaie has been sleeping on the footpath outside an immigration detention centre in Kalideres, West Jakarta, with his parents, five siblings, and another Hazara family of three.

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‘It’s going to happen’: is the world ready for war in space?
The next theatre of conflict is likely to be in Earth’s orbit – and may have dire consequences for us all

When you hear the phrase “space war”, it is easy to conjure images that could have come from a Star Wars movie: dogfights in space, motherships blasting into warp speed, planet-killing lasers and astronauts with ray guns. And just as easy to then dismiss the whole thing as nonsense. It’s why last month’s call by President Trump for an American “space force”, which he helpfully explained was similar to the air force but for err… space, was met with a tired eye-roll from most. But there is truth behind his words. While the Star Wars-esque scenario for what a space war would look like is indeed far-fetched, there is one thing all the experts agree on.?

“It is absolutely inevitable that we will see conflict move into space,” says Michael Schmitt, professor of public international law and a space war expert at University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

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Sting operations and war on migration help Orbán to victory

Was there a hidden strategy in play behind Hungarian PM’s election victory?

One day in mid-January, Balázs Dénes, the Hungarian executive director of a Berlin-based NGO, travelled to Amsterdam to meet Ali Mahmoud Alrabie, from a Bahraini company called Orion Ventures Capital. Alrabie’s fund was interested in supporting projects that helped refugees, he said, and paid for Dénes to fly to Amsterdam to discuss potential collaboration. Alrabie was a friendly, jovial interlocutor and was keen to hear all about Dénes’s NGO, Civil Liberties Union for Europe.

Dénes tried to follow up the meeting with requests for more information. But Alrabie did not respond. Soon after, the website of Orion Ventures Capital, which described the fund as a “leading boutique investment firm based in Bahrain”, stopped working. The company, apparently, does not exist, and Alrabie is almost certainly an invented persona.

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We won in Trinidad. Now it’s time to end all homophobic laws in the Commonwealth
Last week saw a landmark court case for gay people in the Caribbean. Now Britain must work to strike out such colonial-era laws throughout its former empire

I am a gay Trinidadian. Until three days ago, making that statement could have landed me in prison. Before Thursday, it was a crime for adults of the same gender to have sex. Our “buggery” law imposed 25 years’ imprisonment. All other intimacy between two women or two men risked five years’ imprisonment under the demeaningly named offence of “serious indecency”.

Last year I said enough is enough and sued my country to change the law. My legal team, led by Richard Drabble QC, argued that these laws violate the right to privacy, family life, equality before the law and freedom of expression.

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The big picture: Window Nurses, NYC, 1966
The racial divide in 1960s America is captured in a rediscovered image by Italian photographer Mario Carnicelli

When Mario Carnicelli landed in New York in 1966 and saw the city’s skyline, it brought to mind “Edward Hopper, Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront, the notes of Gershwin – it seemed as if Humphrey Bogart would appear at any moment from a side street,” he remembers. He had won a photography competition in Italy at the age of 29 and the prize was a trip to America. “It was a dream.”

Once there, however, reality intruded on this fantasy: the restaurants all produced the same nauseating smell and there was a sense of loneliness. “As a European, you imagined all this enormous wealth, but walking around there was also a lot of poverty.” Influenced by the humanist approach of New Deal photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Carnicelli focused his lens not on the skyscrapers but on what was happening at street level: on commuters, builders, shopkeepers, passersby.

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'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip

Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or slows or even, at times, seems to stop. They tell us that the past might be inescapable, immanent in objects or people or landscapes. When Juliet is waiting for Romeo, time passes sluggishly: she longs for Phaethon to take the reins of the Sun’s chariot, since he would whip up the horses and “bring in cloudy night immediately”. When we wake from a vivid dream we are dimly aware that the sense of time we have just experienced is illusory.

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist who wants to make the uninitiated grasp the excitement of his field. His book Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, with its concise, sparkling essays on subjects such as black holes and quanta, has sold 1.3m copies worldwide. Now comes The Order of Time, a dizzying, poetic work in which I found myself abandoning everything I thought I knew about time – certainly the idea that it “flows”, and even that it exists at all, in any profound sense.

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Six Virunga park rangers killed in DRC wildlife sanctuary

Latest ambush worst attack to date at home to world’s largest population of mountain gorillas

Five rangers and a driver have been killed in an ambush in Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

A sixth ranger was injured in the attack on Monday that took place in the central section of the vast reserve, known globally for its population of rare mountain gorillas.

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Madagascar's vanilla wars: prized spice drives death and deforestation

As the price of pods has soared so has violence – and forest defenders are increasingly risking their lives to protect precious wildlife habitat from being felled for profit

The vanilla thieves of Anjahana were so confident of their power to intimidate farmers they provided advance warning of raids. “We are coming tonight,” they would write in a note pushed under doors in this remote coastal village in Madagascar. “Prepare what we want.”

But they either undervalued their target commodity or overestimated the meekness of their victims. After one assault too many at the turn of the year, a crowd rounded up five alleged gangsters, dragged them into the village square and then set about the bloody task of mob justice.

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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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Keep off our land, indigenous women tell Ecuador's president

Women’s movement demand an end to unrestricted oil drilling and mining on indigenous lands and action on violence against land defenders in first meeting with president Lenin Moreno

Amazon indigenous women leaders have told Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno to limit oil drilling and mining in their territories and combat the sexual violence and death threats they claim accompany the industries.

The delegation of women dressed in traditional tunics and with intricately painted faces were granted a meeting with Moreno after nearly 100 of them camped in Quito’s central plaza in front of the Carondelet government palace for five days, earlier this month.

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What you need to know about the Syria strikes – video report

The US, UK and France launched a joint military strike against Syrian chemical weapons facilities following the poison gas attack in Douma last week, which killed at least 42 people. Theresa May described the strikes as the 'right and legal' option, which has been challenged by Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn

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Trump and Comey’s hate-hate relationship – video explainer

Donald Trump fired the FBI director James Comey in May 2017, citing his handling of the Hillary Clinton email scandal. He has since admitted Comey’s refusal to suspend the FBI inquiry into the Trump campaign’s purported links to Russia was a catalyst for the move. Now Comey has written a book that reveals the reality of working with the Trump administration   

Trump attacks 'slime ball' Comey after new book likens president to mafia boss

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Did senators questioning Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg understand the internet? – video

The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, faced five hours of questioning on Capitol Hill for the first time on Tuesday. However, questions and comments from some of the senators ranged from less technically informed to the bizarre, raising the question: did they really understand how the internet works?

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Hundreds of Sydney dog lovers attend anti-greyhound racing rally – in pictures

Rally marks one year since greyhound racing was reinstated in New South Wales after previously being banned in July 2016

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Lapland's changing seasons by drone – in pictures

Between the late 19th century and 1980, Kotisaari Island was a meeting point for the lumberjacks of Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland. Now a tourist attraction, it can be reached by a daily boat and one of the lumberjack buildings has been turned into a tavern. In 2015, local nature photographer Jani Ylinampa took an aerial photograph of the island using a drone, and when the photo went viral on social media he decided to document the island’s changing seasons. “The seasonal changes in Lapland are drastic and this little island is the perfect way to display them,” says Ylinampa, who also works as a tourist guide. Just four miles south of the Arctic Circle, the island ranges from an average temperature of -8.2C in January to 19.7C in July, presenting a challenge for the photographer. “Especially in winter, I need the weather to be dry so the propellers don’t freeze.”

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The funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - in pictures

An emotional and colourful service for the ‘mother of the nation’ was attended by thousands in Soweto

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The unseen Red Rum – in pictures

After Red Rum’s second Grand National victory in 1974, Jeremy Hoare was invited by trainer Ginger McCain to meet and photograph the legendary racehorse at his Southport Yard. Over the course of the year he took around 600 images of the greatest racehorse of the 20th century.

A selection of Hoare’s mostly unseen and unpublished images can now be seen in his book “Red Rum” and also at London’s Osborne Studio Gallery, until 23 April

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The 20 photographs of the week

Protests in Gaza, World Press Photo award winners, Mark Zuckerberg in his congressional testimony and the Commonwealth Games in Australia – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

Orphaned baby elephants and mating hamlets are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

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Après les frappes, Paris veut une stratégie diplomatique pour la Syrie
La France, aux côtés des Américains et des Britanniques, propose à l’ONU une résolution pour relancer la diplomatie et tenter de « sortir de l’impasse syrienne ».
Reprise des affrontements sur la ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes
Des affrontements ont éclaté en fin de matinée dimanche alors que doit se tenir un rassemblement de soutien aux occupants expulsés dans la semaine par les forces de l’ordre.
Mal-être, manque d’intérêt, sentiment d’être inutile... La tentation d’un nouveau départ professionnel
Plus de la moitié  des salariés réfléchissent à changer de métier. Certains sautent le pas malgré les nombreux obstacles.
Un crépitement de volcans sur une lune de Jupiter
Des dizaines de régions volcaniques actives apparaissent sur une image d’Io prise en infrarouge par la sonde Juno.
L’actrice porno Stormy Daniels, la bombe à retardement de Donald Trump
En révélant avoir eu, un soir de 2006, une relation sexuelle avec Donald Trump et avoir touché un gros chèque contre son silence, l’actrice de X Stormy Daniels a reboosté sa carrière. Et mis le président américain dans de beaux draps.
Au Monténégro, l’ancien dirigeant Djukanovic favori de l’élection présidentielle
Plus de 530 000 Monténégrins sont appelés à voter ce dimanche parmi sept candidats. Le dirigeant historique du Monténégro, Milo Djukanovic, fait figure de grand favori.
Canada : le drame occulté du féminicide autochtone
De longues années et plusieurs rapports d’ONG sur les disparitions et assassinats d’Amérindiennes auront été nécessaires pour qu’une commission d’enquête soit ouverte.
Les grands travaux du PSG
Le club parisien, qui pourrait être sacré champion de France ce dimanche face à Monaco, a trouvé un successeur à son entraîneur espagnol en la personne de l’Allemand Thomas Tuchel.
A Marseille, Mélenchon, des syndicats et des partis politiques défilent unis contre Macron
Le chef de file des « insoumis » a appelé à l’unité « dans tout le pays » contre Emmanuel Macron, en défilant aux côtés de la CGT et d’autres syndicats et partis de gauche.
A La Roche-Posay, les gendarmes font leur tournée en camping-car
La gendarmerie de la Vienne a créé une brigade mobile à bord d’un véhicule d’occasion afin de tourner quotidiennement dans les petites communes du département pour enregistrer les plaintes.
Football : « Le Milan AC va revenir dans l’élite du football »
Un an après le rachat du Milan AC de Silvio Berlusconi par un groupe chinois, son patron dresse un premier bilan dans un entretien au « Monde ».
Cinéma : Taelor F., déesse du chaos dans  « Southern Belle »
Le documentariste Nicolas Peduzzi suit la dérive d’une jeune millionnaire texane, dont il cherche à comprendre les failles.
«?Les plantes sont beaucoup plus intelligentes que les animaux?»
Le «?neurobiologiste végétal?» Stefano Mancuso étudie les stratégies fascinantes et méconnues développées par les plantes pour survivre sans bouger.
Attaque à Tombouctou contre les casques bleus et les soldats français
L’offensive qui a touché les camps de la Minusma et de la force « Barkhane », dans le nord du Mali, a fait un mort et une vingtaine de blessés.
Des dizaines de milliers de Hongrois dans la rue pour « défendre la démocratie »
La première manifestation après la réélection du premier ministre souverainiste Viktor Orban a fait l’objet d’une adhésion massive.
Martin Sorrell, directeur général de WPP, démissionne après des allégations de mauvaise conduite financière
Le fondateur et directeur général du géant mondial de la publicité a démissionné samedi, après des allégations de mauvaise utilisation d’actifs de l’entreprise britannique.
Un dimanche à la campagne : cinq maisons au vert
« La Matinale » vous invite au voyage. Cette semaine, après les agapes de chocolat, week-end détox et détente. Direction la Bourgogne pour goûter au calme dans un ancien moulin ou dans le Gard pour savourer le temps qui passe.
Jean-Claude Malgoire, hautboïste et chef d’orchestre, est mort
Pionnier de la musique ancienne et représentant du courant des « Baroqueux », il s’est éteint à l’âge de 77 ans.
Prélèvement à la source : quel traitement fiscal pour les particuliers employeurs ?
L’avantage fiscal des particuliers employant un salarié à domicile ou faisant garder leurs enfants fera l’objet d’un crédit d’impôt au début de l’année 2019, indique au « Monde » André Loup, avocat-conseil chez CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats.
C’est quoi être viril aujourd’hui ?
Les clichés ont la peau dure : on répète aux garçons depuis des générations qu’il faut être fort, ne pas pleurer... Ces derniers donnent leur vision de ce qu’est être un homme aujourd’hui.
Pourquoi les gros mots soulagent la douleur
Plusieurs expériences menées en Angleterre le prouvent : les jurons permettent de soulager la douleur physique.

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Rechtsstaatlichkeit und Meinungsfreiheit: EU stellt Türkei bisher schlechtestes Zeugnis aus
Die EU-Kommission sorgt sich um die Gewaltenteilung in der Türkei. In einem Bericht zur Beitrittsreife fordert sie offenbar, den seit 2016 immer wieder verlängerten Ausnahmezustand aufzuheben.
Nach Preis für Kollegah und Farid Bang: Echo-Veranstalter wollen Regeln überarbeiten
Die Auszeichnung der Rapper Farid Bang und Kollegah mit einem Echo hat den Preis selbst in die Kritik gebracht. Nun reagiert der Bundesverband Musikindustrie und kündigt an, die Vergabemechanismen zu erneuern.
Großer Preis von China: Ricciardo verdirbt Vettel das Jubiläum
Es sollte der 50. Grand-Prix-Erfolg für Sebastian Vettel werden, aber daraus wurde nichts. Bei einer Kollision verlor er alle Siegchancen. Der große Sieger beim Großen Preis von China hieß stattdessen Daniel Ricciardo.
Bundespräsident: Steinmeier warnt vor "galoppierender Entfremdung" von Russland
Die Ukrainekrise, der Fall Skripal, der Syrienkonflikt: Bundespräsident Steinmeier sieht das Verhältnis zwischen Russland und dem Westen auf einem Tiefpunkt. Man dürfe aber nicht das ganze Land zum Feind erklären.
Gazastreifen: Mehrere Palästinenser bei Explosion getötet
Seit Wochen kommt es im Gazastreifen zu heftigen Ausschreitungen. Nun starben vier militante Palästinenser bei einer Detonation. Israel dementiert eine Attacke.
Spitzelvorwürfe: Deckname "Herzog": VW soll Zulieferer ausspioniert haben
Weil die bosnische Prevent-Gruppe die Lieferungen stoppte, erlitt VW im Jahr 2016 einen millionenschweren Schaden. Laut einem Zeitungsbericht griff der Autokonzern danach zu höchst fragwürdigen Methoden.
Frankreichs Beteiligung an den Luftangriffen: "Nichts tun ist schlimmer"
Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron hat sich bisher nicht persönlich zu den französischen Raketenangriffen auf Syrien geäußert - offenbar auch aus Rücksicht auf Deutschland.
Interview mit Heiko Maas: Wer ist gefährlicher für den Weltfrieden: Trump oder Putin?
Außenminister Heiko Maas kritisiert den US-Präsidenten, plädiert für eine härtere Gangart gegenüber Russland - und warnt vor einem Auseinanderbrechen der EU.
Einstige Rebellenhochburg: Syrische Armee verkündet Rückeroberung von Ost-Ghuta
Noch vor einer Woche soll die syrische Armee in Duma Giftgas eingesetzt haben. Nun haben die Streitkräfte die Stadt in Ost-Ghuta nach eigenen Angaben komplett eingenommen.
Angriff auf Ex-Spion: Russland behauptet, Skripal wurde mit Kampfstoff aus dem Westen vergiftet
Russlands Außenminister Lawrow zweifelt an Untersuchungsberichten im Fall Skripal. Entscheidende Details würden verschwiegen. Das verwendete Gift stamme nicht aus Russland, sondern aus dem Westen.
US-Einsatz gegen Syrien: Das Ablenkungsmanöver
Schon oft haben US-Präsidenten Kriege benutzt, damit die Amerikaner weniger auf innenpolitische Problemen schauen. Das hofft auch Donald Trump.
Massenproteste in Budapest: Stoppt den "Viktator"!
In Ungarn haben Zehntausende gegen den Abbau des Rechtsstaats protestiert - und gegen den rechtsnationalen Ministerpräsidenten Viktor Orbán. Viele glauben, dass bei der jüngsten Parlamentswahl manipuliert wurde.
Alzheimer-Forschung: Dement durch Feinstaub?
Alzheimer scheint viele Auslöser zu haben. Ein Studie benennt nun eine weitere mögliche Ursache, die schon jetzt hitzig diskutiert wird - die Belastung durch Feinstaub.
Bundesliga: Bayerns B-Elf schießt Gladbach ab
Sieg gegen den Angstgegner: Bayern München hat sich problemlos gegen Borussia Mönchengladbach durchgesetzt. Trainer Jupp Heynckes konnte dabei sogar Stammspieler schonen.
Deutsche Haltung zum Angriff in Syrien: Zaudern und zustimmen
Wie positioniert sich Deutschland in der Syrienkrise? Die Kanzlerin billigt die Luftangriffe, der Außenminister wirbt für eine politische Lösung - und das Staatsoberhaupt wendet sich direkt an zwei Staaten.
Missbrauchsvorwürfe in Schweden: Mit Schluppenblusen gegen Sexismus
Ein Missbrauchsskandal erschüttert die Schwedische Akademie, die jedes Jahr die Literaturnobelpreise vergibt. Im Zentrum steht ein Mann, zurücktreten muss eine Frau. Die Schwedinnen protestieren - auf ihre Weise.
Dringlichkeitssitzung des Uno-Sicherheitsrats: Russland wirft USA "neokoloniales Auftreten" vor
Die Luftangriffe in Syrien führen zu diplomatischen Verwerfungen im UN-Sicherheitsrat: Iran und Russland erheben schwere Vorwürfe. Die Uno-Gesandte der Vereinigten Staaten kontert: "Die USA sind schussbereit."
Russlands Antwort auf US-Angriff in Syrien: Harsche Worte, aber kein Rückschlag
Die USA haben mit Großbritannien und Frankreich Ziele des syrischen Diktators Assad mit Kampflugzeugen angegriffen. Dessen Schutzherr Wladimir Putin ließ den Westen gewähren, in Russland wird der Militärschlag kleingeredet.
Neuer VW-Vorstandsvorsitzender: Herbert Diess wird auch Chefkontrolleur von Audi
Herbert Diess ist neuer VW-Chef - und soll offenbar auch den Aufsichtsrat der Konzerntochter Audi leiten. Diese Machtfülle weckt bei manchem böse Erinnerungen.
Bundesliga: Köln und Hamburg rücken dem Abstieg näher
Davie Selke hat für Hertha BSC das Spiel gegen den 1. FC Köln gedreht: Der Angreifer traf gegen den Tabellenletzten doppelt. Auch Hamburg verlor - und hatte noch Glück. Leverkusen bezwang Frankfurt.
In Arrest verbrannter Asylbewerber: Warum Sonderermittler den Fall Jalloh durchleuchten werden
Der Asylbewerber Oury Jalloh verbrannte 2005 in einer Polizeizelle in Dessau. Der skandalträchtige Fall ist bis heute ungeklärt. Jetzt will die Landesregierung unabhängige Experten einsetzen. Was bedeutet das?
Neuer VW-Boss Diess: Onkel Herbert kommt
Der neue Konzernchef Herbert Diess war einer der meistgehassten Manager bei VW. Nun unterstützen ihn auch die mächtigen Betriebsräte. Wie hat er das geschafft?
Charlize Theron über Rassismus: "Vielleicht muss ich Amerika verlassen"
Ihre Kinder sind dunkelhäutig - und das beschäftigt Charlize Theron sehr: Rassismus sei im ganzen Land ein massives Problem. Einige Gegenden der USA würde sie mit ihrer Familie sogar ganz meiden.
Volksbühne vs. Dercon: Ausweitung der Kulturkampfzone
Zwischen Gegenwartsverweigerung und Geisterbeschwörung: Das Aus von Chris Dercon an der Volksbühne steht symptomatisch für den kleingeistigen Berliner Kulturbetrieb. Zurück bleibt ein Scherbenhaufen.
Neue intellektuelle "Bewegung": Endlich richtig wichtig
Schwierigkeiten mit Geflüchteten dürften die wenigsten der Künstler und Journalisten haben, die sich momentan nationalkonservativ gerieren. In der Suppenküche anstehen müssen sie auch selten. Was erzürnt sie so?
 
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