Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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'Three Billboards' takes top honors at BAFTA Awards

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won five statues at Sunday's BAFTA film awards, including best film and best British film. (McDonagh has duel British and Irish citizenship.) The movie also picked up best...

Treasury 'showing shambolic conflict of interest' over fracking firm

Director of Third Energy, which wants to frack in North Yorkshire, is Conservative donor Greg Clark, the business secretary, has ordered an assessment of the ‘financial resilience’ of Third Energy. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Campaigners have accused...

Grief, shock, reflection: the delicate task of reporting on a school shooting

A journalist and the father of a Florida shooting survivor discuss hard questions in the aftermath of tragedy, and how soon is too soon to talk about gun control A memorial in Parkland,...

Stock market recovery continues as confidence returns – business live

8.44am GMT08:44 Latvia's top central banker arrested in anti-corruption probe The head office of the ABLV Bank in Riga, Latvia. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters Latvia has been rocked by the news that its top central banker...

As China concerns grow, India looks to build military presence in Seychelles

Late last month, India and the Seychelles signed a revised agreement granting India permission to construct a military base on the Seychelles' Assumption Island, roughly 1,650 kilometers (1,025 miles) east of mainland East...

Bill Shorten says there's a 'role for coal' and Adani mine just 'another project'

Labor leader’s comments come during visit to Queensland and follow CFMEU’s warning that ALP’s blocking of Carmichael mine would open divisive debate Protesters gather in front of Parliament House on 5 February to campaign...

Tony Abbott repeats claim immigration cut will improve quality of life

Australian immigration and asylum Former PM links ‘rate of immigration’ to ‘stagnant wages, unaffordable housing, clogged infrastructure’ In a speech in Sydney on Tuesday, the former prime minister Tony Abbott picked up on themes...

You’ve heard about the north-south divide. How about the west-east one? | Will Hutton

Geographical inequalities are the result of historical legacies and a fractured economy Manchester’s economic performance has been strong. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Place has always been destiny in Britain, but never more so than...

Plot to kill Kim Il Sung ended in mutiny and murder

But South Korea's "Unit 684," created in 1968 following a brazen attack by North Korea on Seoul's presidential compound, proved anything but. The experiment to create a crack team of would-be assassins ended...

Average price of newly marketed home rises above £300,000 again

Rightmove reports busiest ever month and optimistic pricing but property is taking longer to sell An estate agent’s window in York. The average time to sell has risen again, to 72 days. Photograph: Alamy The...

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Chiefs set to host Chargers in battle for AFC West supremacy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The teams meeting Saturday night share striking similarities, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers sitting atop...