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Labour student wing to fight party's decision to abolish organisation

Critics say Momentum forces are behind ‘cynical’ attempt to scrap group seen as moderateLabour’s 40-year-old student wing has vowed...

Thursday briefing: Trudeau apologises for 'brownface' picture

Canadian PM heads into election with judgment under renewed scrutiny … Survey lists climate as gravest threat to the world … and why...

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence

Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disasterThree former executives at the company...

Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed

New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws Indonesia is set...

Labour to review language of Tony Blair's clause IV reform

Party to set up working group, as long as Scottish activists withdraw conference motionLabour has promised to look again at clause...

Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges

Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from electionJustin Trudeau has apologised...

David Cameron sought intervention from Queen on Scottish independence

Former PM admits he wanted ‘raised eyebrow’ from monarch in referendum campaignDavid Cameron has revealed that he suggested to the...

Climate crisis seen as 'most important issue' by public, poll shows

Eight-country poll shows people view climate crisis as priority over migration and terrorismA majority of the public recognise the...

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action

Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner...

Boris Johnson given two-week EU deadline for Irish backstop plan

Ultimatum comes as sources say PM was ‘surprised’ by levels of Irish border checksBoris Johnson has been set a two-week deadline to...

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists

Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through...

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds

C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different...

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response

Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump...

Mother of parliaments shut down by father of lies, supreme court told

Justices hearing prorogation case called on to reject Johnson government’s legal argumentsBoris Johnson’s government is unworthy of...

Caroline Lucas: Lib Dem 'revoke and remain' stance is arrogant

Green party MP says cancelling Brexit would be dangerous for the UKFollow the day’s political developments - liveThe Green party’s...

Hard Brexit would put officers' lives at risk, says Northern Ireland police chief

Simon Byrne says his officers could be killed if they had to patrol border checkpointsNorthern Ireland’s chief constable has said...

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