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An exercise in hypocrisy? Trump lectures America on fitness

Wednesday was Sports and Fitness Day at the White House. This is not to be confused with the Barack Obama-era Fitness and Sports Day, which Donald Trump has cancelled. Similarly, in February, the president...

Morning mail: 'Murdered' Russian lives, Hanson family court fury, Roseanne reaction

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 31 May. Top stories Arkady Babchenko, the Russian journalist whose murder was dramatically announced by Ukraine on Tuesday,...

Thousands enslaved in forced marriages across UK, investigation finds

More than 3,500 reports of forced marriage were made to police over a three-year period, a Guardian investigation has found, as charities warned that there were thousands more victims living in conditions of...

Lucian Pintilie obituary

Until 2005, when the Romanian new wave was launched with Cristi Puiu’s The Death of Mr Lazarescu, Romanian cinema was little known internationally. However, Puiu, Cristian Mungiu, Corneliu Porumboiu and Cătălin Mitulescu, winners...

Beatings, rape and non-stop work: UK women enslaved in forced marriages

Betrayed by her own family, isolated from the outside world and raped daily by her violent husband, one desperate teenager turned to a confidential helpline. The 17-year-old from the north of England first met...

Grenfell inquiry: final day of tributes – live updates

10.10am BST10:10 Raymond ‘Moses’ Bernard Photograph: ho Proceedings have begun. The first tribute will be to 63-year-old Raymond ‘Moses’ Bernard, who lived on the top floor of the tower. Bernard Richmond QC says there...

Nîmes’ stunning new Roman museum dazzles in a glass ‘toga’

Nîmes’ spectacular Musée de la Romanité will open on 2 June in a €59.5m complex next to the city’s equally imposing 20,000-seat Arènes de Nîmes – an amphitheatre used for events such as...

The TV show exposing the misery of India's 24-hour train delays | Amrit Dhillon

For three years, Ashutosh Agarwal studied hard at home for an agriculture exam. To sit the test, he had to travel from Patna to Kota, a 24-hour train ride away. Knowing how unreliable...

How the right is defending Roseanne Barr's racist tweets

At least you can say the Roseanne reboot lasted longer than most members of the Trump administration. Only a couple of months after the premiere aired to one of the biggest TV audiences...

Morning mail: face-matching 'risk', Roseanne axed, 'Spiderman's' new job

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 30 May. Top stories Facial-matching technology proposed by the government is racist and would have a chilling effect...

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Myanmar activists say social media aids genocide

The rhetoric is aimed almost exclusively at the disenfranchised Rohingya Muslim minority, a group which has been the target of a sustained campaign...