Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Trump faces calls to act against Russia after Mueller's indictments

Trump-Russia investigation Democrats and former intelligence officials argue Trump had done nothing to protect future elections from Russian interference ‘They are laughing their asses off in Moscow,’ Donald Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday morning...

Teenager stabbed to death in Kensington, London

Met police investigating whether death of man, 19, was linked to house party The 19-year-old is the fifth teenager to be stabbed to death in the capital this year. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA A teenager has been...

Halifax burgeons with new 'Shoreditch of the north' tagline

The West Yorkshire town boasts a flourishing craft beer and music scene, and great pork pies The Victorian Craft Beer Café in Halifax, West Yorkshire, is the epicentre of an annual beer festival. Photograph: Christopher...

'They still respect their priest':the Mexican bishop who negotiates with cartel bosses

In the country’s heroin-producing heartland, Bishop Salvador Rangel Mendoza is attempting a radical solution to drug violence Mexican soldiers stand amid poppy flowers and marijuana plants in Guerrero state. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images The bishop Salvador Rangel...

George Christensen reported to police over gun photo aimed at 'greenie' rivals

Screenshot from Queensland LNP politician’s Facebook page is sent to police by Greens candidate Ben Pennings who said he received death threats George Christensen posted this photo to Facebook post on Saturday with the...

Jokhang temple: fire engulfs ancient 'heart' of Tibetan Buddhism

Concern over extent of damage to politically sensitive site as Chinese authorities play down blaze Fire at the Jokhang temple in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa. Photograph: Twitter A large fire has damaged one of the holiest...

Through stained glass darkly: memorials to the lost McDonald boys of Belfast

Three of Margaret McDonald’s sons – my grandfather and two of my great uncles – were victims to momentous 20th-century conflicts. Yet their names live on… The spire of St Matthew’s church in Short...

Ramaphosa set to purge cabinet of Zuma cronies in war on corruption

New president calls on South Africa to unite as police step up hunt for former leader’s son and missing Gupta brother Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at parliament for his first state of the nation address...

Rallies held across UK to celebrate migrants' role in society

One Day Without Us events aim ‘to stand against hatred, xenophobia and intolerance’ One Day Without Us campaigners gather in Parliament Square in London. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/REX/Shutterstock People have gathered in Parliament Square in support of...

Man charged with murder of woman in Manchester flat

Michael Marler has appeared in court charged with the murder of Danielle Richardson The body of Danielle Richardson was discovered in a flat in Manchester city centre on Tuesday. Photograph: GMB/PA A man has appeared in...

Vegan Advise

Back in the driving seat: councils sense new hope for their...

Buses and the Conservatives have rarely got along. Even if Margaret Thatcher didn’t really say that any man over 26 riding on a...