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Emmanuel Macron eyes French connection with voters in London

Centrist candidate will address more than 3,000 French people in Central Hall hoping to persuade those registered to vote abroad<p>More than 3,000 French voters are set to pack out Central Hall in Westminster on Tuesday as Emmanuel Macron, the centrist outsider seen as a leading contender in France’s …

Nato and Russia: a real international conspiracy thriller | Letters

“Nato is the foundation of our security,” is the current political cliche. The Guardian warmly agrees (Editorial, 16 February), and joins in the demonisation of Russia to a degree which should gratify the most ardent hawk. The other side of the matter should be stated. It is not in doubt that the …

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

You’d think scientists could answer simple questions like ‘when did the dinosaurs live?’. But the truth about science is bad news for those seeking certainty<p>With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of …

Science

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds to produce clean energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited …

Trump only trusts his family, says biographer

Trump family biographer, Gwenda Blair, talks to DW about the new president’s views on family, and explains the very different roles his wives and …

Odebrecht again seeks to offload stake in Colombia river project

BOGOTA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht is looking to dispose of its entire stake in Colombia’s Magdalena River navigability project, as the company battles corruption allegations across Latin America, an official told Reuters.<p>Odebrecht had last year planned to give …

Brazil

President Trump’s first actions involve making home ownership a lot more expensive for the middle class

<b>President Donald Trump leaves the President's Room of the Senate at the Capitol after he formally signed his cabinet nominations into law, in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. He is joined by his wife Melania Trump and and daughter Tiffany Trump. At far right is Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, with</b> …

Donald Trump

Here's why those tech billionaires are throwing millions at ethical AI

Worried about a dystopian future in which AI rule the world and humans are enslaved to autonomous technology? You're not alone. So are billionaires …

Economic advisers prod German government for more reforms

BERLIN (AP) — The German government's panel of economic advisers pushed Wednesday for more reforms in Europe's biggest economy, including a higher …

Economy

Trump camp admits uphill election battle as Clinton looks down-ballot

• Trump campaign hopes swing-state tour offsets Clinton ad spending<br>• ‘Brexit x5’: can Republicans buck poll numbers for a surprise win?<p>Hillary Clinton’s increasingly confident campaign has warned against complacency, as new poll numbers suggested Donald Trump may drag Republicans into a rout in just …

Something Is Causing Siberia's Tundra to Literally Bubble Underground

Siberia, you scary.<p>The frigid plains of northern Siberia are becoming a hotspot for mysterious geological phenomena. Over the past couple of years, sudden craters have been exploding from the permafrost-laden ground. Last month, we reported on a giant chasm in the Sakha Republic that looms so wide …

HummingBad malware infects 10m Android devices

Malware takes over phones and tablets, steals and sells information, installs apps and clicks on ads – and 300,000 devices in US, and 100,000 in UK, are affected<p>Over 10m Android devices have been infected with a new piece of malware called HummingBad, according to security firm Check Point.<p>The …

Cybersecurity

Elon Musk's self-driving evangelism masks risk of Tesla autopilot, experts say

Elon Musk’s rockets usually do not stray beyond Earth’s orbit, but that hasn’t stopped him from making promises about Mars. The Tesla CEO’s wild, ambitious futurism has earned him billions of dollars, fawning coverage from the tech press, and a subreddit devoted entirely to discussion of his …

Brexit won't return power to MPs in Parliament, because Parliament itself won't let them take control

Perhaps the most powerfully held aspiration for Brexiteers is to restore UK parliamentary sovereignty: in the words of Michael Gove, to “take back control” and, of John Redwood, for Britain to “be a democracy again .<p>But what would this “taking back control” mean in practice? Brexiteers imply that …

‘We’ve had massacres all week’: Aleppo on fire again as Assad consigns ceasefire to history

Even those familiar with the worst of the Syrian conflict are shaken by the scale of the latest assault, as bombs and guns seek out civilian targets<p>The president of Aleppo city council, Brita Haji Hasan, had a picture on his phone. It showed the corpse of Hasan Amory, 29, a father of two and …

Middle East

This Is the Only Way to Fight Global Climate Change

After 170-plus nations signed the Paris climate agreement last week and now with trans-Atlantic trade talks back on President Obama’s agenda, it’s …

San Vicente Ferrer community center brings high quality education to a small farming community in Colombia

The San Vicente Ferrer community center brings high quality education to a small farming municipality in the central northwestern part of Colombia. …

Sajid Javid spurned Welsh steel crisis talks to attend US conference

Business secretary turned down meeting with Welsh MPs to attend event in Georgia hosted by rightwing thinktank<p>Sajid Javid was listed as a participant last month at a US conference organised by a rightwing libertarian thinktank, which took place after a delegation of Labour MPs had failed to secure …

Tory leadership struggle takes a grip on the EU debate | Letter from Yvette Cooper and other Labour MPs

As the campaign on Britain’s EU membership continues, it is clear that too much is at stake for it to be fought as a proxy for a Conservative party leadership election (Let’s be brutally honest: this remain campaign is failing, Jackie Ashley, 30 March). For Labour, Britain’s EU membership is …

Will Brexit mean a Brit expat exodus?

Fear of a vote to leave the EU, and in its wake healthcare and pension losses, is driving Britons from the continent back to the UK, says a broadsheet<p>A Brexit vote would trigger an exodus of UK expatriates from Europe, according to a column in the Times. Fear, says the newspaper, is pushing …

Vladimir Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria

Russian president says soldiers should begin pulling out of country as military intervention has largely achieved its aims<p>The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has abruptly declared that he is withdrawing the majority of Russian troops from Syria, saying the six-month military intervention had …

Budget 2016: Labour attacks government's Help to Save scheme

Shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith says scheme fails to compensate for cuts made elsewhere<p>David Cameron’s announcement of a new Help to Save scheme to be unveiled in this week’s budget is like stealing someone’s car and offering them a lift to the bus stop, Labour has said.<p>Owen Smith, …

NASA Could Save Airlines Millions by Solving Their Bug Problem

There’s an important aeronautics problem that keeps bugging NASA scientists.<p>Researchers at the U.S. space agency are plugging away to find the best …

Charles Darwin was no 'heroic genius', say scientists

Study claims every one of us is responsible for creating the world's brightest ideas, regardless of our own IQs<p>Charles Darwin and other pioneering thinkers were not "heroic geniuses", according to a new study saying we can all take credit for science's greatest discoveries<p>Innovations from the likes …

A radical calendar would eliminate time zones and leap years

Imagine living in a world where Christmas always falls on a Monday.<p>There's no more February 29 every four years, as there will be in 2016. And it's the same time everywhere in the world.<p>That's some of the changes we'd see in the <i>Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar</i>, if it's ever implemented. We'd also …

Johns Hopkins University

It’s confusing, contradictory, nonsense: Europe minister dismisses case for Brexit

After almost six years in office, David Lidington thinks he is in a good position to argue for Britain to stay in the EU<p>David Lidington is a survivor and a record-breaker. He has now served for almost six years as Europe minister in the Foreign Office and is busy getting to know his sixth French …

David Cameron says 'great friend' Boris Johnson has got it wrong on EU

Prime minister says he understands mayor of London’s decision to campaign for UK to leave union but he is disappointed<p>David Cameron has said Boris Johnson is still one of his great friends but has simply “got it wrong” on the issue of the EU referendum by declaring he wants the UK to leave.<p>The …

No deal yet for Cameron after marathon talks at EU summit

Negotiations finish at 5.30am but are due to resume later on Friday with suggestions they may drag on into the weekend<p>Negotiations that could decide Britain’s future in the European Union remain in the balance after all-night meetings in Brussels ended without any form of a deal.<p>Related: EU summit: …

EU referendum: We must stay to unite against aggression, says Cameron

Prime minister evokes threats by Russia, North Korea and Islamic State in Hamburg speech<p>Britain should stay in a reformed European Union so countries can stand together against the aggression of Russia, North Korea and Islamic State, David Cameron has said.