The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened; the latest victory for victims’
Last October, in a balmy Roman autumn, the artist Helen Cammock was making prints at the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica. The building sits at the back of, and forms the stage-set for, the Trevi fountain:
Like Simon Rattle, Sakari Oramo and Andris Nelsons before her, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla is already making Mahler’s symphonies a feature of her tenure as the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s music director.
Richard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “so a lot of people tell me about their personal shit”, including the people he works with at his retail
The parent company of British Airways has announced plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, despite safety fears surrounding the grounded model after two crashes. The short-haul planes would be delivered
What is Facebook’s new Libra digital currency? A way to stop money-transfer companies exploiting the world’s poor by skimming off vast fees in cross-border transactions? Or an exercise in corporate megalomania
Reigning Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has been taken to hospital after he abandoned the Tour de Suisse following a heavy crash during stage four of the race on Tuesday. The Welshman fell 27 from
The US is expanding legally sanctioned camps, allowing people to stay permanently and creating formal governance I was just 15 years old when the 2007-08 financial crash hit – but I remember it like it
Leading rugby nations face a deadline of Friday to back or reject World Rugby’s Nations Championship plan. The governing body has confirmed the Six Nations and Rugby Championship unions must respond to
Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture. Morsi, the only democratically elected civilian in
A woman who was knocked unconscious by a cyclist will be awarded compensation, despite a judge finding she had stepped into the road while looking at her phone. Garden designer Robert Hazeldean, who was
Manchester City are closing in on the signing of Rodri from Atlético Madrid after indicating that they are prepared to pay the Spain midfielder’s €70m release clause. The Premier League champions have
Theresa May is approaching her final weeks in office and, unsurprisingly, she is looking to distract us from the Brexit-shaped mess that she has created in favour of leaving a rather more positive “legacy”.
John Cusack has apologised after coming under fire for an antisemitic tweet. Cusack retweeted a quotation, accompanied by a Star of David image, popular among the far right: “To learn who rules over you,
Jess Glynne has been banned from performing at the Isle of Wight festival after cancelling her 16 June set at the last minute. Festival boss John Giddings told the Mirror that Glynne’s behaviour was “shocking”
In December, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced that the government was recruiting six “disability champions” to help “tackle the issues
Berlin’s government has agreed to freeze rents in the German capital for five years from 2020 in the city’s latest attempt to halt runaway gentrification. Once described as “poor but sexy”, Berlin’s housing
The sophistication of the attacks on two shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week had already led most independent analysts to conclude Iran was responsible for the high-profile explosions. But has
Squatting on the lawn like a moody crow, this year’s Serpentine Pavilion is an enigmatic arrival to Kensington Gardens. Formed from hundreds of pieces of rough Cumbrian slate piled up in a gentle mound,
Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Germany, the chief of the country’s domestic intelligence service, which is investigating the murder of a pro-refugee politician, has revealed.
From fans finding pre-tournament that they would be seated separately from friends and family, to exaggerated ticket sales and overzealous stewarding, Fifa has struggled to meet the expectations from that
Decisions are made by companies to do business in settings that tolerate practices which would be inconceivable at home Many people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting
Dutch prosecutors are set to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing over east Ukraine of flight MH17 that left 298 people dead in the worst atrocity in five years war