10 OF THE BEST ETHICAL HOLIDAYS: READERS' TRAVEL TIPS

Trips that respect the environment and benefit local people make for particularly enriching breaks, as our picks from Belfast to Costa...

OUR FAMILY WAS BARRED FROM BOARDING A PLANE TO SOUTH AFRICA

Staff demanded the children's birth certificates which we didn't have, and it cost us £5,000 My daughter and her family arrived at...

 
 
 

MEDIEVAL BOOK COFFER SHOWS APPETITE FOR MOBILE READING 'IS NOTHING NEW'

Bodleian acquires rare box dated to late 1400s, saying it reveals preoccupation with accessing information on the move is centuries-old...

BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE REVIEW - RIVETING REVELATIONS

Jane Magnusson's intriguing documentary focuses on 1957, annus mirabilis of the great - and monstrous - Swedish director Renaissance...

 
 
 

TIGER POACHERS ARRESTED BY THAI POLICE WERE PART OF VIETNAMESE GANG

Police investigating discovery of animal's remains warn of organised crime threat to Thailand's tiger population Thai authorities investigating...

SONGS OF INNOCENCE: NAJIB RAZAK USES BALLAD TO SET RECORD STRAIGHT ON 1MDB SCANDAL

Malaysian former prime minister does his own version of The Manhattans' Kiss and Say Goodbye, complete with choir He is facing trial...

 
 
 

HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH BAKING ELABORATE CAKES | LISA MARTIN

After being deprived of a decent birthday cake as a child, I have taken to baking them myself with gusto As a small child my mother's...

COULD THIS COMMUNITY PROJECT BE THE START OF A NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION? | GEORGE MONBIOT

One London borough has been bringing people together to work, socialise and dream. The results are extraordinary If there is hope,...

 
 
 

HOW DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS BECAME ENTANGLED WITH THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY

British high commission in Malaysia and US foreign aid organizations funded the Ideas thinktank as it argued against plain packaging...

HOT TOPIC: MIROSŁAW BALKA ON PUTTING TRUMP-STYLE WALLS IN A GALLERY HEATED TO 45C

His black box brought a shiver of death to the Tate Turbine Hall. Now the Polish sculptor has created some vast barriers - and cranked...

 
 
 

CHINA BLOCKS MICROSOFT'S BING SEARCH ENGINE

Company says service - the only major foreign search engine available inside Great Firewall - is inaccessible Microsoft's Bing search...

THURSDAY'S BEST TV: BACK IN TIME FOR SCHOOL; THE PARAS: MEN OF WAR

Major Nick French battles through wedding day nerves amid the looming threat of war, while class is in session as the pupils travel...

 
 
 

THE ENDLESS HUNT FOR THE PERFECT FLU VACCINE

We've seen off smallpox, polio and measles - so why does a truly reliable flu jab still elude us? By Jeremy Brown Vaccines are one...

HE ACTS, SINGS, DANCES - AND CALLS OUT RACIAL PROFILING: WHY EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT LAYTON WILLIAMS

As a child, he was chosen from 4,000 hopefuls to play Billy Elliot on stage. Now he's starring in a musical about a young drag queen...

 
 
 

TRAPPED IN A HOAX: SURVIVORS OF CONSPIRACY THEORIES SPEAK OUT

What happens to those caught up in the toxic lies of conspiracy theorists? The Guardian spoke to five victims whose lives were wrecked...

ANTI-VAXXERS SPREAD MISINFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA - REPORT

Charity says half of parents of small children have seen negative or misleading claims Half of all parents with small children have...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA HEATWAVE: ADELAIDE BREAKS ITS ALL-TIME HEAT RECORD, HITTING 46.6C

On Friday 17 records are broken in South Australia amid animal culls and mass fish deaths across the country Temperature records have...

TESCO TEAMS UP WITH CHARITY TO TACKLE FOOD WASTE

Jamie Oliver backs food redistribution charity FareShare in training cooks in how to use unwanted food A national cookery school and...

 
 
 

THURSDAY BRIEFING: TRUMP PUTS STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS ON HOLD

President says he will only speak once shutdown spat with Democrats is resolved... Anti-vaxx ‘misinformation' warning... Venezuela...

EUROPEAN COURT TO RULE ON AMANDA KNOX'S REMAINING CONVICTION

American appealing conviction for malicious accusation over Meredith Kercher's death European judges will on Thursday decide whether...

 
 
 



Eric Garcia catches the eye, Kevin De Bruyne tries new position as Man City...

Eric Garcia catches the eye, Kevin De Bruyne tries new position as Man City see out second leg

Carabao Cup: Sergio Aguero Burton Albion 0-1 Manchester City   BURTON, England - Manchester City confirmed their place at Wembley for the Carabao Cup final with a 1-0 victory... Read more ...

Chelsea complete loan deal for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain until end of...

Chelsea complete loan deal for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain until end of season

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs E-M1 Mark II: 12 key differences you need to know

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs E-M1 Mark II: 12 key differences you need to know

Olympus has been teasing its new OM-D E-M1X for a few weeks now , but only now has everything been made official. The OM-D E-M1X arrives with a refreshed design, some... Read more ...

Trump barred from making State of the Union address in House chamber

Trump barred from making State of the Union address in House chamber

Description House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Credits Win McNamee/Getty Images Alt Text House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi ups the stakes as US government shutdown grinds... Read more ...

Danny Dyer versus watermelon on Right Royal Family might be the TV highlight...

Danny Dyer versus watermelon on Right Royal Family might be the TV highlight of 2019 already

Danny Dyer squared up to a watermelon on Right Royal Family Danny Dyer returned to map his ancestral bloodline in new show Right Royal Family, which has potentially already... Read more ...

Petra Kvitova beats Danielle Collins to reach Australian Open final

Petra Kvitova beats Danielle Collins to reach Australian Open final

No 8 seed Kvitova, playing in just her second semi-final here, was not at her brilliant best in the first set but delivered the goods when needed to seal a 7-6, 6-0 victory... Read more ...

Petra Kvitova downs Danielle Collins to book spot in first Australian Open final

Petra Kvitova downs Danielle Collins to book spot in first Australian Open final

Kvitova came through Petra Kvitova battled her way past testing Melbourne conditions and a fiery Danielle Collins as she reached the final of the Australian Open for the first... Read more ...

US backs Venezuelan opposition leader

US backs Venezuelan opposition leader

Credits FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text ‘President elect' of Venezuela, Juan Guaido Juan Guaido declares himself interim president with US support One-Minute... Read more ...

Barcelona announce £65m capture of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax

Barcelona announce £65m capture of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax

The 21-year-old has put pen to paper on a five-year deal at the Nou Camp after interest from a host of top European clubs, including Manchester City and PSG. Read more ...

Pilot flying plane carrying Emiliano Sala said he was "a bit rusty" days...

Pilot flying plane carrying Emiliano Sala said he was "a bit rusty" days before doomed flight

Tragic pilot Dave Ibbotson, 60, admitted on Facebook he was ‘rusty' with the planes controls after he landed in Nantes at the weekend. Read more ...