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Egypt blocks YouTube over film denigrating prophet Muhammad

Egypt’s top administrative court ordered authorities to block video-sharing website YouTube for a month over a film denigrating Islam’s prophet Muhammad. The ruling on Saturday ends a years-long appeals process over the 2012...

Astronaut Alan Bean, fourth person to walk on the moon, dies aged 86

The astronaut Alan Bean, who in 1969 became the fourth person to walk on the moon, has died. He was 86. A statement released by Nasa and family members said he died on...

'Miracle' cures and europhobia – the strange origins of Italy's new rulers

In 2013, a young Italian girl named Sofia De Barros became the public face of an emotive campaign that called for people with degenerative diseases to be given access to an untested and...

America's tree sitters risk lives on the front line

Way out in the Appalachian hills, on the line between Virginia and West Virginia, after an hour-long backwoods hike up Peters Mountain, an orderly clutch of tents were surrounded by a plastic yellow...

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise US summit discussions

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, met his South Korean counterpart on Saturday, two days after Donald Trump cancelled a planned summit with Kim. Moon Jae-in crossed into the north at the border...

Will Michael Cohen's checkered career lead him to turn on Trump?

Just before he got his dream job as Donald Trump’s right-hand man, Michael Cohen was quoted in a 2007 tabloid news story hyping a Trump condo development in New Jersey. “Trump properties are solid...

Irish abortion referendum: exit polls predict landslide for yes as count begins – live

9.30am BST09:30 Henry McDonald So why did the yes campaign win so convincingly? Guardian Ireland correspondent Henry McDonald offers his first take, identifying four key reasons: The first is the loss of political power in the...

'Immigration killed her': Guatemalan woman shot dead by US Border Patrol

A Guatemalan woman shot dead by a border patrol agent in Texas has been named as Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles by local media outlets which reported that she travelled to the US in...

Sun, sea and quills: Duchess of Sussex's coat of arms gets a splash of...

A coat of arms has been created for Meghan Markle featuring California’s state flower and a blue background to represent the Pacific Ocean. Meghan, who is now known as the Duchess of Sussex,...

After the apology to the stolen generations – a photo essay

Due to parliamentary policies throughout much of the 20th century in Australia, numerous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were forcibly removed from their family homes and placed in institutions and foster families....

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The devastating economic legacy of Mugabe

Zimbabwe was once the bread basket...