The British government has been given a chance to “rethink the whole thing”, EU leaders said, as Theresa May departed a Brussels summit earlier to find a way out of the Brexit impasse. The prime minister
Testicular tissue taken from young monkeys, frozen and grafted back into their bodies later in their life can give rise to sperm and allow them to father live young, scientists have revealed. While the
We are living in the golden age of the sweatshirt. As golden ages go, it is hard not to feel we’ve been a bit shortchanged, what with pretty much everything else about our age feeling decidedly tarnished
“This is going to be a very conversational show,” Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig warns a sold-out crowd, after racing to a stop with Unbelievers. “Is that OK with you?” On the first of three nights in he
It’s more commonly found in Italian palazzos or in the communal areas of government buildings, yet terrazzo – the Italian flooring composite – is currently enjoying a style renaissance above ground. The
The government has conceded it is likely to hold the third meaningful vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal next week, following intense pressure from MPs for more clarity on the next steps after the extension
Peter Beardsley has been charged by the Football Association with using racist and abusive language towards youth team players during his time in charge of Newcastle Under-23s. “It is alleged Mr Beardsley
A convicted IRA bomber known as “Witness O” has named four men he says were responsible for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings during the inquest into the attack, telling the court he had been given permission
Ex-FBI director wrote in a New York Times op-ed he wants the president to suffer a ‘resounding’ loss in the 2020 election James Comey has said he hopes Donald Trump will not be impeached following the
An online petition calling on the UK government to revoke article 50 and remain in the EU has hit 3m signatures, adding 2m signees in less than 24 hours. The petition, started in late February by “frustrated
The success of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Marielle Heller’s tragicomedy starring Melissa McCarthy as real-life literary forger Lee Israel and Richard E Grant as her withering sidekick, Jack, has reawakened
Monday There was one minister at least who was delighted by the Speaker’s surprise declaration that the government would not be able to bring a third meaningful vote unless the motion was substantially
Global problems are sometimes just about shortages. There are many of us, and we live on a small planet. There often isn’t enough to go around, whether you’re talking about doctors in Malawi, housing London
Results from the first tests on the body of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a regular guest at Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” parties, have excluded radioactive poisoning as a cause of death,
Syria has vowed to retake the Golan Heights as Donald Trump’s call for the US to recognise the occupied territory as part of Israel elicited strong responses from Russia, Turkey and Iran. The president
I want to register as an Irish citizen. My grandmother was Irish and I have most of the documents I need for the application, but my mother, from whom I am estranged, won’t let me have a copy of her passport.
Ever since the first trailer for Jordan Peele’s Us was released, it was clear that music would be an essential part of the film. Who knew Luniz’s I Got Five on It could elicit such unsettling emotions?
Anthony Good’s debut novel, Kill [redacted] (Atlantic, £12.99), is a delicate but merciless portrait of a man in the grip of a mental breakdown. When retired headteacher Michael’s wife is killed in a attack
Forty-eight hours after the world team championship closing ceremony in Astana, Kazakhstan, England’s jet-lagged trio of team silver and individual board medal winners Luke McShane (gold), Gawain Jones
From the 80s onwards, the borderlands were rife with paramilitary cruelty and racism. But the president’s rhetoric has thrown fuel on the fire Support The Guardian The Guardian is editorially independent.
It was proving to be a miserable Monday in Stuttgart. Overcast but cool conditions had given way to snow and then, around 10am, howling winds. Yet the mood among the locals was bright and upbeat, which
The Good Fight This Good Wife follow-up is becoming that rare thing: a spin-off that is superior to the original. Its third series promises more ripped-from-the-headlines action, more scenery-chewing turns
The BBC director general, Tony Hall, is to meet executives at Huawei next week, raising concerns among some journalists at the corporation about the broadcaster’s coverage of the Chinese technology company.
I grew up watching Coronation Street with my family, breathing in sharply whenever Sophie Webster came on screen. This was 2014, and as the romance between do-gooder Sophie and her runaway love-interest
For many South Koreans, the admission by a young man that he secretly filmed himself having sex with women and shared the footage with other men was yet more evidence of a culture of misogyny and sexual
Brian Harvey, the former frontman of the 1990s boyband East 17, has been arrested on suspicion of sending malicious communications after threatening to self-harm during a live stream broadcast from his
These are testing times in the theatre of the self. A war is being fought over our identities. The most powerful technology in the world is modelling and predicting our behaviours so that they might more
Last weekend Tim Shipman, the political editor of the Sunday Times, tweeted: “The urge to march for things and against things is one I have never understood. Why not write a letter instead?” He may have
The UK will miss almost all the 2020 nature targets it signed up to a decade ago, according to a report by the government’s official advisers. The nation is failing to protect threatened species, end degradation
The Conservative MP Christopher Davies has pleaded guilty to two expenses fraud charges. Davies entered the pleas at Westminster magistrates court on Friday. The first charge was providing false or misleading