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Japanese airlines rename 'Taiwan' as 'China Taiwan' on websites

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways now refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory on Chinese-language websites

Ex-Nasa scientist: 30 years on, world is failing 'miserably’ to address climate change

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James Hansen, who gave a climate warning in 1988 Senate testimony, says real hoax is by leaders claiming to take action

Trump administration scrambles as outrage grows over border separations

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Homeland security secretary claims administration is simply enforcing the law as photos and audio of children fuel anger

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Kane double ensures England defeat Tunisia in World Cup opener

The clock had ticked past 90 minutes. Harry Kane was there and, in that position, Gareth Southgate could not have wished for any other player to be primed inside the penalty area. An old English routine: the corner, the flick-on, the back…

'Space force': Trump orders new branch of US military

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Trump claims plan will keep US ahead in space race, prompting fears over militarisation of space

Indonesia: bad weather impedes search following North Sumatra boat accident


One dead and 18 rescued after vessel carrying 80 capsizes in rough seas at popular Lake Toba tourist destination


'It's exhilarating': Japan's female sumo wrestlers take on sexism

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Amateur wrestlers hope ban on women in the professional arena will one day be overturned


World Cup 2018: Tunisia 1-2 England – as it happened

Harry Kane’s double secured a last-gasp win as England got their World Cup campaign off to a flyer in Group G


Players do battle with mosquitoes and midges at World Cup ground

Swarms of mosquitoes and midges bothered England players during their World Cup tie in Volgograd on Monday evening.

Belgium 3-0 Panama: World Cup 2018 – as it happened

After a worryingly sluggish start, Belgium saw off Panama in this Group G opener courtesy of three second-half goals


Donald Trump says US will not be a 'migrant camp'

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President defends controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the border

Israel indicts former cabinet minister on Iran spying charges

Gonen Segev allegedly met Iranian ‘operators’ in hotels and apartments around world


Melania Trump blames 'both sides' for child separations at border

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First lady effectively endorses Trump’s false claim that Democrats are responsible for ‘zero-tolerance’ policy

Flight of the Conchords: ‘We're retired sex symbols'

The fourth-most-popular folk duo in New Zealand are back – and selling out stadiums. They’re now married, with kids, and fans still love their Sugar Lumps. But is there anything Bret and Jemaine actually like about fame?

Sweden 1-0 South Korea: World Cup 2018 – as it happened

Andreas Granqvist’s VAR-assisted penalty gave Sweden a deserved win in a largely forgettable game


Trump says Germans ‘turning against their leadership’ over immigration

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US president launches unprecedented attack on Angela Merkel’s government

Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems

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Children with over-controlling parents aged two struggled to manage their emotions later in life, study finds


Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’

Duchess of Sussex’s father reveals son-in-law’s thoughts on US president and Brexit


Inside the real Studio 54: Sex balconies! Liza Minnelli! No hats!

Full of rollerskating Wall Street Bankers, tabloid fixtures and postwar frivolity, a new documentary reveals the social backdrop of the famous club

Monday, Jun 18

Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence | Nesrine Malik

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before

Sunday, Jun 17

Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing.

World Cup 2018: Brazil 1-1 Switzerland – as it happened

Brazil failed to win their opening World Cup match for the first time in 40 years, with Steven Zuber’s controversial header cancelling out Philippe Coutinho’s gorgeous goal

World Cup 2018 day four: latest news and previews – as it happened

How Brazil went from 7-1 humbling to World Cup favourites; Costa Rica v Serbia – live with Daniel Harris

Spencer Tunick: Woolworths relents and allows mass nude photo on car park

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Woolworths says Tunick will be given access to car park for one hour on 9 July

Saturday, Jun 16

Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly

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Mat Ryan led Australia’s complaints after VAR made its first mark on a World Cup in their 2-1 defeat by France. “I feel hard done by,” the goalkeeper said. “I don’t feel we were beaten by a better team but almost by technology a little bit…

Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world

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The Socceroos took the fight to France and, despite an opening defeat, showed their campaign in Russia is far from over

Paul Pogba scores with technology’s help to take France past Australia

This was a game the like of which the World Cup has not quite seen ever before. A culture clash between the underwhelming French and the resilient Australians was an unyielding affair on the pitch – so much, so expected – but the most…

The unassuming Australian nun taking on Rodrigo Duterte

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Exclusive: Sister Patricia Fox, who has been threatened with deportation for crossing the Philippine president, vows she won’t go quietly

Friday, Jun 15

Russia inquiry: how Trump's inner circle could bring him down – video explainer


Donald Trump and his team have been under investigation for months by former FBI-head Robert Mueller. Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to help win the 2016 election and defeat Hillary Clinton.…

Paul Manafort: judge sends ex-Trump chair to jail for violating bail terms

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Judge Amy Berman Jackson says Manafort, 69, ‘abused the trust placed’ in him as former Trump aide taken into custody

Oxfam to axe jobs and aid programmes in £16m cuts after scandal

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Exclusive: charity says it will have to cut aid programmes as it copes with scandal fallout

Russians enjoy dream World Cup opening in spite of Robbie Williams’ middle finger

The first day of the 2018 World Cup went off almost without a hitch for the hosts, Russia, with a barnstorming victory after a brief but polished opening ceremony which even a rude gesture by Robbie Williams could not derail.

Thursday, Jun 14

Pomp, absurdity and goals galore get Russia’s show off to a delirious start

Opening night in Moscow had grandeur and hugeness, plus a home team so urgent and creative it was tempting to wonder if a Russia+1 filter had been placed over the pitch

Trump and family sued by New York attorney general over alleged charity violations

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Suit brought by Barbara Underwood says Trump Foundation is ‘little more than an empty shell’ and seeks $2.8m in restitution

Opening ceremony: Robbie Williams sings at 2018 World Cup – as it happened

Thousands of delirious Russians let Robbie Williams entertain them as the World Cup got off to a lavishly costumed start

Rebel Wilson's $4.5m defamation damages slashed to $600,000

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Court rules that actor did not prove she had lost work as a result of Bauer Media articles