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Israeli Holocaust survivors plead case of African migrants

Benjamin Netanyahu urged not to expel 38,000 people facing ‘suffering, torment and death’<p>Holocaust survivors in Israel have pleaded with the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, not to expel 38,000 African migrants, citing their own experiences as outcasts.<p>“We, who know precisely what it’s like to …

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How the sushi boom is fuelling tapeworm infections

As eating raw fish has become more popular, gruesome tapeworm tales have emerged. But how worried should sashimi lovers be – and how else might we become infected?<p>The good news, said A&E doctor Kenny Bahn, was that the patient who had turned up at the emergency department was not dying. That is …

Microbiology

The best of the Long Read in 2017

Our 20 favourite pieces of the year<p>Every year, it seems like the world gets even worse and the Guardian publishes a hundred long reads about it. But this is only an illusion. In fact, we publish 150 long reads each year – there are three every single week! – and most of them are not about the …

Fast Chicken Recipes: 6 20-Minute Meals

Save time with these quick and easy, family friendly chicken recipes. Ready in 20 minutes or less!<p><b>CHICKEN CORDON BLEU SANDWICH</b><p>Gooey Gruyère, smoky salami and grilled chicken make this tasty sandwich a treat your family will love! Perfect for lunch or brunch. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>CHICKEN EGG FOO YOUNG</b><p>This …

Cupertino's mayor urges Apple to pay more tax: 'Where's the fairness?'

Barry Chang is stuck between Apple on one side not paying for his infrastructure proposal and frustrated citizens on the other who see their roads too crowded<p>The last time the mayor of Cupertino walked into Apple – the largest company in his small Californian town and, it so happens, the most …

Panama Papers: Firm set up by Cameron's father was moved from Panama to Ireland after son became PM

David Cameron was forced to issue a statement on Tuesday detailing his family's personal tax arrangements amid growing international scandal surrounding the Panama Papers leak.<p>Mr Cameron took the unusual step of insisting that neither he, his wife or children receive any benefit from an offshore …

Is Cameron proud of Zac Goldsmith’s toxic mayoral campaign in the capital?

The tactics employed to attack Labour’s poll lead are ugly and divisive. The prime minister should condemn this skulduggery – instead, he is part of it<p>Zac Goldsmith was the Tory even certain lefties had a guilty soft spot for. He was the apparently environment-friendly former editor of the …

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Greece is for sale – and everything must go

But these privatisations are not designed to help the Greek people<p>I’ve just had sight of the latest privatisation plan for Greece. It’s been issued …

Europe

IMF: austerity measures would still leave Greece with unsustainable debt

Secret documents show creditors’ baseline estimate puts debt at 118% of GDP in 2030, even if it signs up to all tax and spending reforms demanded by troika<p>Greece would face an unsustainable level of debt by 2030 even if it signs up to the full package of tax and spending reforms demanded of it, …

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Americans! This is what it's like to use the NHS, Britain's universal healthcare system that Trump thinks is 'going broke and not working'

President Trump woke up this morning and fired off a tweet criticising Democrats who "are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke and not working."<p>"Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal …

Health Care

Revealed: thousands of Britons on benefits across EU

• At least 30,000 Britons on unemployment benefit in EU, Guardian research shows • Unemployed Britons in richer EU states outnumber claimants from those countries in UK<p>• Helen Pidd searches for the only Briton in Poland claiming benefits<p>Unemployed Britons in Europe are drawing much more in benefits …

The rise of the £300,000 NHS fatcats

Forget house calls: What doctors can (and can’t) do remotely with telehealth products

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Auremar/Shutterstock<p>When Ebola patient Dr. Richard Sacra was sent to the Biocontainment Patient Care Unit at the …

Digital Health

Connected health is progressing, but obstacles remain (and some of them are doctors)

Technological developments in the health care sector hold great promise for delivering a better standard of care in the United States. But just because you build it doesn’t mean they will come. Doctors, that is.<p>Electronic prescriptions are a good example. The majority of doctors in the U.S. have no …

Big pharma has an interest in rich people being sick

What profit is there in a healthy population? If everyone were healthy, it would be the job of the pharmaceutical companies to persuade us that we were not well<p>The giant pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said yesterday that its work on a vaccine for Ebola will “come too late” to do anything …

'God' is banned from Disney films, say Frozen songwriters

Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the writers of Oscar-winning hit Let It Go, reveal religion is kept out of studio's output<p>• Frozen lambasted as pro-gay propaganda by Christian pastor<p>The Oscar-winning songwriters behind Let It Go, the hit song from the blockbusting Disney cartoon Frozen, …