Cyclone Idai’s death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera. In Mozambique
The government should take action to end the “rampant injustice” facing some workers in the gig economy, according to a report by the independent MP Frank Field. Field, who is chair of work and pensions
It was anything but convincing and there were plenty of anxious moments for Wales to endure on an afternoon when Slovakia will wonder how on earth they failed to score, but all that matters for Ryan Giggs
Relatives of a 73-year-old gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protester who was seriously injured when French riot police pushed back demonstrators in Nice on Saturday are to file an official complaint for violence”.
For the first time in three weeks, horses will race at Santa Anita Park in California on Friday, beneath the spectacular backdrop of the San Gabriel mountains. The course has been closed since 5 March
Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor Anna Pasternak William Collins, £20, pp368 Most biographical accounts of Wallis Simpson have painted her as “the American harlot”, as she was known
Beth Mead scored twice as Arsenal cruised to a 5-1 victory over Liverpool at Prenton Park and took themselves a point above Manchester City at the top of the league. Kim Little opened the scoring 20 minutes
Supreme court president calls for full equality at event for centenary of women in law At least half of the judiciary should be women, Britain’s most senior judge has said. Speaking at an event in the
The Barcelona-based fashion designer Custo is under fire for plans to build a hotel on a beauty spot in a Costa Bravatown famed for a picturesque setting which has long attracted artists and writers. led
Maurice Richardson worked as a journalist for both the Observer and the Guardian, and was also a writer of fiction and nonfiction. Goldfinger was the seventh James Bond novel in Ian Fleming’s series. bullion-smuggler
Keep them short, don’t be afraid to file – and remember to moisturise Nails should be kept fairly short. The longer they are, the more easily they are damaged – especially your fingernails, if you work
This unpronounceable LED device claims to help those with insomnia – I give it a whack and prepare to bust some ZZZs This week we turn our attention to a light metronome, called Dodow, that claims to able
Playwright Tanika Gupta – Sarojini Naidu A poet and a fighter for Indian independence, Sarojini Naidu is always in the background of all the bloody pictures from the time, but you never really hear much
Patrons of a gay bar in New York’s Greenwich Village were in the right place at the right time on Friday night, when Adele and Jennifer Lawrence showed up. The New York Daily News reported that the Grammy-winning
Geoffrey Cox, the attorney general, is under pressure to explain why his department has taken a year to decide whether to approve a corruption prosecution against a subsidiary of Airbus, the European group.
The petition asking the British government to revoke article 50 and reconsider its plan to exit the European Union has passed the 5m-signature mark, following a massive demonstration in London on Saturday.
An advertising campaign by Germany’s transport ministry to persuade cyclists to wear helmets has sparked accusations of sexism, as it features a model wearing just a helmet and underwear. With the slogan:
Rookie journalists struggling with their copy are often told by news editors: “Just tell the story”. An esteemed colleague once told me his first editor told him to imagine shouting the intro to an aged
On a drizzly day, Britain isn’t looking – or tasting – its best. I’m at Watford Gap services on the M1, the country’s first service station on the country’s first motorway, both 60 this year (although
Murder investigations have been launched after two stabbings over the weekend in London and Somerset. A shop worker was stabbed to death in Pinner, north-west London on Sunday morning during a robbery
The Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand will use a speech in front of a Trump hotel in New York on Sunday to call the president a “coward” who “punches down” and is “tearing apart the
Labour could fight a snap general election pledging to hold a public vote on any Brexit deal, Keir Starmer has said, saying the party was now clear that any deal should be subject to a confirmatory referendum.
Reading Barry Lopez is a religious experience, and that’s not meant entirely as a compliment. His great devotional paean to the light and landscape of the far, frozen north, Arctic Dreams (1986), established
“Come arrrrn Shazza!” yells a man at the back. It’s not the most obvious thing to hear at a gig by a stylishly black-clad US musician, known for singing about abusive relationships. However, Sharon Van
Britain’s Peony Knight is an athlete with her sights set on riding the crest of a wave when surfing makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Yet intriguingly, her passion for the sport had its genesis
A real solution to Europe’s growth problems means fixing the design flaws in monetary union As the clock has ticked down towards Brexit, the state of the UK has attracted even more attention than normal.
The British army has been accused of targeting its headline-grabbing “snowflake” recruitment campaign at young people when they were facing a post-holiday low. A briefing document seen by the Guardian
America spent Sunday morning waiting to find out what is in the Mueller report, amid growing and bipartisan calls for the full document to be released to the public. Robert Mueller, the special counsel,
David Lidington, who is mooted to take over as interim prime minister should Theresa May be ousted, may scarcely register with the general public, but within his party he is known for being on the pro-remain
Be in no doubt, the 2020 presidential race has already begun. Its official starting gun was fired not when the umpteenth Democrat declared their candidacy, or when mysterious Pacs started their bizarre