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The Week in Review: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Victory Ushers in New Era in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won more than two thirds of the parliamentary seats in Myanmar’s historic election this week, 26 years after Suu Kyi was first placed under house arrest. Although she is not constitutionally allowed to serve as president (because her sons were …

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Krakow

Sony Xperia Z5 Long-Term Review: Sony's Best Smartphone Struggles Against Competition

I’ve been using the Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone for the last month to find out how Sony’s latest iteration on the Android smartphone handles itself in the real world. The Japanese company has been iterating its flagship smartphone over the last few years, and the Z5 is the current end result. Can it …

The Unkillable Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger boards an elevator beside a mural of Arnold Schwarzenegger, ascends to a third-floor hallway lined with pictures of Arnold …

Nepal earthquake: How dangerous are aftershocks?

Saturday's earthquake in Nepal has been followed by a series of violent aftershocks. How dangerous are they?<p>The worst earthquake in <b>Nepal</b> for 80 years has devastated swathes of the country – flattening villages, cutting off communities and killing over 3,800 people.<p>But a series of aftershocks is …

Trent University

Fabian Delph elated with FA Cup defeat of Liverpool, hails 'brilliant' Sherwood

Aston Villa matchwinner Fabian Delph was left pinching himself and praising his manager after booking his side's place in the FA Cup final at the …

Samsung Will Sell The Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Without Its Logo In Japan

Samsung is dialing back the visibility of its corporate brand in Japan after ditching its name from its newest smartphones there, according to The Korea Herald.<p>The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge go on sale in Japan on April 23, but customers won’t find Samsung’s logo on the devices as usual, instead …

Co-op Group: competition means we cannot fully commit to Fairtrade

Board chairman, Allan Leighton, blames financial position and ‘austere market climate’ of other stores, but activist calls for vote against board members<p>The Co-operative Group has told its members that it cannot make an enhanced commitment to stock Fairtrade products because of tough competition …

Asking prices for homes in England hit new high

House prices have been pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market, according to Rightmove<p>Asking prices for homes on sale in England and Wales hit an all-time high in the month to early April, pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market, property website …

Foreign automakers double down on China bets despite slowing growth

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Foreign automakers continue to plough money into factories in China, the world’s largest car market, even as the biggest economic slowdown in a quarter of a century crimps sales growth.<p>Employees work at the third factory of Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile company, after its …

Election 2015: SNP prepared to paralyse Armed Forces unless Trident is scrapped

Labour admits it is willing to do a deal with the SNP to get Ed Miliband into No 10 as the SNP threatens to block defence spending unless it gets its way on Trident<p>The SNP is prepared to paralyse Britain's armed forces and shut down government departments if Ed Miliband is Prime Minister, the …

Ringo Starr Inducted, Green Day Shine at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

“It’s like my record collection is actually sitting in this room,” Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong said midway through his acceptance speech at the …

Europe hunts for people-trafficking gangs behind tide of migrant misery

The gangs behind the trafficking trade often go unidentified and unpunished, despite sending 170,000 people across the Mediterranean last year alone<p>Like any court in <b>Italy's</b> Mafia heartlands, the prosecutors in the Sicilian town of Agrigento are used to dealing with murder, kidnap and other gruesome …

Facebook faces lawsuit over facial recognition software

Facebook is facing a lawsuit over the way it uses data for its facial recognition features.<p>An Illinois man claims Facebook broke state law by …

Privacy

The Finnish Town That Went on a Diet

In the province of North Karelia, an unorthodox doctor defied conventional public-health wisdom to successfully overhaul regional cuisine and improve heart health.<p>In 1972, an international team of academics identified a new and terrifying public-health crisis. In a far eastern province of …

Public Health

Let’s Tanz: Pina Bausch’s dancers on her unearthed 80s creations

Photograph: PR<p>‘The heaviness is really present’ … Auf dem Gebirge Hat Man ein Geschrei Gehört.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/7/1428410799501/b39bb523-700a-4e2b-a864-608dc903eee0-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>‘The heaviness is really present’ … Auf dem …

Samsung Denies Paying People To Attend Galaxy S6 Launch Event In China

Samsung has denied a report that it paid people to pose as fans at the launch event for its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones in Shanghai, China.<p>The Paper, a Shanghai-based news company, claimed that up to half of the 1,000 attendees were sourced by a recruiter and paid 30 yuan (US$4.80) for …

Plunge in UK shop prices continues

Supermarket price war pushes shop prices down at the steepest rate at least eight years, as meat, milk, cheese and vegetable prices all fall<p>British shop prices fell in March at the steepest rate for at least eight years, marking almost two years of falling prices as cheaper oil and a supermarket …

Judge orders Prince Andrew sex allegations struck from court record

Allegations that a 17-year-old was forced to have sex with Britain’s Prince Andrew, which prompted a crisis at Buckingham Palace earlier this year, have been removed from a federal court case by a judge in the US.<p>Judge Kenneth Marra ordered Virginia Roberts’s accusations about Andrew, the Duke of …

Buckingham Palace

Russian Railways Wants To Build An Insanely Long Train That Runs From Europe To North America

As reported in a recent <i>Siberian Times</i> article, Vladamir Yakunin, president of Russian Railways, wants to build a massive highway and rail line …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

Food (UK)

LHC reboot: the world's largest particle accelerator is now active

'What we’ve put together is almost a new machine.'<p>The Large Hadron Collider is reborn — on Easter weekend, of course. After shutting it down for two years in February 2013, the world's biggest and most powerful particle accelerator is up and running again. That doesn't mean that it's going at full …

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study

Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct<p>A fear of spiders could be something we are born with rather than something we learn, according to a new scientific study.<p>Research suggests that arachnophobia could be …

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Johns Hopkins University

In the poor heart of Glasgow, political loyalties melt away

Photograph: Murdo MacLeod /Observer<p>Old water towers at Cranhill. Possibly the area’s most famous former residents are Angus Young and brother Malcolm who found stardom after they moved to Australia and formed AC/DC. Their now demolished house stood in front of this strange …