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Rupert Everett warns of dangers of child gender reassignment operations

Actor says children should embrace ‘ambivalence’ of gender but resorting to hormone therapy is a big step<p>The actor Rupert Everett has expressed concerns about parents who seek medical treatment for children who question their gender.<p>Related: The Judas Kiss review – Rupert Everett compels as a …

Books: Three Journeys Through Arab Spring

The course of history veered momentously in 2011.Arab Spring brought the downfall of hardened autocratic regimes across the region, as well as …

Iran nuclear talks near end in Geneva as both sides stress 'major differences'

There are mixed signals over whether a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme can be reached in Geneva.<p>Each side has been playing down any chance of a breakthrough, stressing the many differences that still have to be resolved.<p>Iranian deputy foreign minister, Abbas Araqchi, said: “I’m not in a position …

'Monster' gamma ray burst in space sets record for death of star

Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.<p>Because the blast was 3.7bn light years away, mankind was spared. But orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime in April.<p>The only bigger …

Microsoft launches new Xbox One console as hi-tech competition hots up

Microsoft has launched Xbox One, its first new video game console in eight years.<p>In London, gaming fans waited for hours to get their hands on a product which the software giant hopes will revolutionise home entertainment.<p>Charlie Pulbrook was the first in line.<p>“I am absolutely shattered but it has …

Supermarket horror in Latvia as death toll rises to 47

At least 47 people are now known to have died in the collapse of a supermarket roof late on Thursday in the Latvian capital, Riga.<p>It is the worst disaster to hit the small Baltic nation in decades. An unknown number of people lie buried beneath the debris, and as rescuers have progressed through …