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New York explosion: police name injured suspect as Akayed Ullah – live updates

One suspect in custody after explosion near Port Authority in Manhattan; Four people left with non-life threatening injuries; Mayor Bill de Blasio: ‘This was an attempted terrorist attack’; Share your eyewitness accounts

Malcolm Turnbull denies he is anti-China in combative Q&A appearance


Prime minister says it’s ‘absurd’ to say he is anti-Beijing as poll shows parties are neck and neck in Bennelong byelection

Excitement as trial shows Huntington's drug could slow progress of disease

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Hailed as ‘enormously significant’, results in groundbreaking trial are first time a drug has been shown to suppress effects of Huntington’s genetic mutation

Theresa May tells MPs Brexit deal is 'good news' for both remain supporters and leave supporters - Politics live

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Rolling coverage of the day’s political development as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about the UK-EU Brexit deal

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Manhattan subway explosion 'was attempted terrorist attack', says mayor

A 27-year-old man was in custody on Monday after detonating an explosive device on the New York City subway during the morning commute.


Justin Bieber and Katy Perry rally in support of bullied boy Keaton Jones

Emotional video in which Keaton describes how he is tormented at school has had more than 22m views since Friday


Grenfell Tower: police investigating corporate manslaughter offences

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Public inquiry into London fire hears Met officers considering multiple offences including misconduct in public office


Bitcoin price surges as futures trading begins, despite bubble warnings – business live

Bitcoin has made its hotly anticipated launch onto the futures market, but some analysts and central bankers are still urging caution


Meat tax ‘inevitable’ to beat climate and health crises, says report

‘Sin taxes’ to reverse the rapid global growth in meat eating are likely in five to 10 years, according to a report for investors managing over $4tn


'Not ashamed': dolphin hunters of Taiji break silence over film The Cove

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Members of the tiny Japanese community, which was vilified in the 2009 documentary, speak to the Guardian about fishing and their way of life


UK and China part of worldwide recall of Lactalis baby formula over salmonella fears


French manufacturer of milk brands including Milumel, Picot and Celi, which are also sold in Pakistan and Sudan orders recall after children fall ill


Magpie edges out white ibis and kookaburra as Australian bird of the year

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Top three birds all backed by more than 10,000 votes in Guardian Australia and BirdLife Australia poll that attracted 150,000 votes


Nuclear annihilation 'one tantrum away', Nobel peace prize winner warns

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Australian-founded International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons urges support for UN treaty banning them


Nikki Haley: women who accuse Trump of sexual misconduct 'should be heard'

A senior member of the Trump administration said on Sunday that women who accuse the president of sexual harassment or assault “should be heard”.

Sunday, Dec 10

Prince Charles accession 'could trigger debate on disestablishment'

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National Secular Society report says coronation could throw up questions about relationship between Church of England and state

A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia

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In recent days, the rightwing media and Trump loyalists have been scrambling to discredit the special counsel and smear his Russia inquiry as a liberal plot

Aftershocks detected after North Korea nuclear test moved Earth's crust

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Tremors picked up on Saturday probably from regime’s experiment in September, US Geological Survey says

Saturday, Dec 9

‘How can four people just vanish?’: Odd tales emerge in Nannup case

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Inquest into mysterious missing person case features talk of a doomsday cult leader, identify theft and a suicide pact

'Get naked if you like': the Australian working holiday from hell


Two young English backpackers thought a gap year picking fruit in Australia would be the experience of a lifetime

Iraq formally declares end to fight against Islamic State

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Extremist group driven from all Iraqi territory, says prime minister, but surviving militants could launch guerrilla war

Turnbull says Australia will 'stand up' to China as foreign influence row heats up

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Australian PM hits back after Beijing complains that allegations of interference had ‘poisoned’ relations

Friday, Dec 8

Two Palestinians shot dead and one critical in riots after Trump speech

Palestinian worshippers and Israeli troops clash as Muslims protest at Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Israel braced for clashes following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital

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UN security council to meet to discuss US decision amid widespread international condemnation and violence in occupied territories

Total recall: performers on learning their parts – and the perils of 'brain farts'

Tanya Moodie attacks the script with her highlighters, Pétur Jónasson starts at the end of a score and Sarah Lamb gets a good sleep. They explain how to avoid the moment all performers dread – forgetting what comes next

Geoffrey Rush sues Sydney Daily Telegraph over 'inappropriate behaviour' report

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Oscar-winning actor says ‘hyperbole, lies and spurious claims’ in report of complaint about his time with the Sydney Theatre Company are ‘intolerable’

Thursday, Dec 7

It's taken an embarrassingly long time to get marriage equality, but finally, it's done | Ivan Hinton-Teoh


Future governments may apologise for how the LGBTI community was treated during the campaign. But at least I can now say: ‘Cool, we’re married here’

Marriage equality law passes Australia's parliament in landslide vote

Jubilation and tears of joy as Australia becomes the 25th country to recognise same-sex marriage

Can the Middle East peace process survive Trump's Jerusalem decision?

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The US president’s recognition of the holy city as Israel’s capital reveals an administration out of its diplomatic depth

Wednesday, Dec 6

Donald Trump to plunge Middle East into 'fire with no end' with Jerusalem speech

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Pope among many critics urging president not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital at planned speech on Wednesday

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move US embassy

Officials confirm that US president will break with decades of diplomacy in a move many warn will trigger unrest in the region

Indigenous man who died after car crash investigated as death in custody


Man, 47, from Tjuntjuntjarra the second person in month to die in Western Australia police custody