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Violence against women won’t be solved by increasing police powers

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The news that 28-year-old teacher Sabina Nessa appears to have been murdered last weekend in south-east London was received with shock and anger, reigniting the conversation around what it will take to end gendered vi...

Derek Chauvin to appeal against George Floyd convictions

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The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has filed an intent to appeal with the Minnesota state appellate court over his murder conviction for the death of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin, who is white, ...

Canary Islands ‘miracle home’ stands alone against volcano’s lava flow

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Like a cartoon house with its own raincloud, a Canary Islands home has survived rivers of lava flowing from the volcanic eruption on La Palma, with images showing the untouched residence and nearby landscape surrounde...

Witness feared alleged victims would sue if she testified against Malka Leifer, court hears

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An ex-school counsellor did not want to make a statement against former ultra-Orthodox school principal Malka Leifer because she was worried the alleged victims might pursue her for money, a court has heard. Leifer, 5...

Fauci: FDA vote against Covid booster shots ‘not the end of the story’

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A decision not to recommend third-shot booster vaccinations for most Americans is “not the end of the story”, White House chief medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci insisted on Sunday, two days after a scientific panel ap...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe campaign urges sanctions against 10 Iranians

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The campaign to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will mark her 2,000th day in detention in Iran this week by demanding that the British Foreign Office urgently impose sanctions on 10 Iranians most directly involved in I...

Ødegaard’s brilliance seals win for resurgent Arsenal against Burnley

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Given the doom and gloom which engulfed Arsenal’s opening month of the season, you suspect Mikel Arteta will be happy to take wins of any kind at the moment. Do results against Burnley and Norwich – two teams without ...

Wallabies go back-to-back against Springboks in four-try romp

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Australia breathed life into their Rugby Championship campaign with a bonus-point 30-17 win over South Africa to puncture the world champions’ aura for the second time in a week. Having upset the Springboks 28-26 on t...

Australia to oppose China’s bid to join trade pact until it halts strikes against exports

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The trade minister, Dan Tehan, says Australia will oppose China’s bid to join a key trade pact until it halts trade strikes against Australian exports and ­resumes minister-to-minister contacts with the Morrison gover...

Brilliant Saint-Maximin rescues point for Newcastle against Leeds

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At times it seemed as if Allan Saint-Maximin was taking Leeds on almost single-handedly and, tellingly, the struggle was often far from unequal. Without their attacking talisman to, once again, ride to the rescue, New...

Facebook steps up fight against climate misinformation – but critics say effort falls short

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Facebook has announced new efforts to combat climate crisis misinformation on its platform, including by expanding its climate science center to provide more reliable information, investing in organizations that fight...

US distance coach Alberto Salazar loses appeal against doping violations

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Alberto Salazar, the US distance coach who guided Mo Farah to four Olympic gold medals and six world titles, is understood to have lost his appeal against a series of doping violations. Salazar had vowed to clear his ...

‘It’s wrong’: Elliott unhappy after Leeds fail with appeal against Struijk’s red card

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Leeds’s appeal against the red card shown to Pascal Struijk in Sunday’s 3-0 defeat by Liverpool has been unsuccessful, prompting Harvey Elliott to describe the Football Association’s decision as wrong. Struijk was sen...

#DoNotTouchMyClothes: Afghan women’s social media protest against Taliban

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After street demonstrations across major cities in Afghanistan, women have now taken to social media to protest against the Taliban’s hardline policies towards them. An online campaign has seen Afghan women around the...

Court rules against woman who became face of China’s #MeToo movement

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A Chinese woman whose sexual harassment case against a popular TV host sparked a nationwide debate over #MeToo has accused a Beijing court of unfair treatment and vowed to appeal after it ruled against her. The Haidia...

Romelu Lukaku gets champions Chelsea off to perfect start against Zenit

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Romelu Lukaku had been the subject of suffocating attention from a well-organised and robust Zenit St Petersburg central defensive three. Everywhere he turned, it felt as though a door was slammed in his face and, as ...

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