Two tonnes of cocaine seized at Italian port

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Drugs trade Largest drugs haul in country in 25 years comes after sting operation involving Colombia and Spain The confiscated cocaine in Genoa, Italy. Photograph: AP Italian police have taken possession of more than two tonnes of cocaine in the largest drugs seizure in Läs mer…

Lazy homophobia signals the end of the road for Clarkson and co | Fiona Sturges

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Jeremy Clarkson Lazy homophobia signals the end of the road for Clarkson and co Fiona Sturges The schoolboy sniggering of The Grand Tour is catastrophically unfunny. Amazon has failed to revive an ailing format ‘Rarely has Jeremy Clarkson’s show looked so flaccid, so Läs mer…

Venezuela's Guaidó urging west to keep up pressure, says Hunt

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Venezuela UK foreign secretary speaks to Maduro challenger before EU ministers discuss sanctions Juan Guaidó speaks to the media during a protest against Nicolás Maduro’s government in Caracas. Photograph: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters The Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has directly urged the west to Läs mer…

Canada cuts staff in Cuba embassy after mystery illness strikes again

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Latest case comes after dozens of American embassy workers in Havana were affected, some suffering mild brain injury Canada’s embassy in Havana, Cuba, used to have about 16 staff. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP Canada has announced it is removing up to half of the Läs mer…

Chile: six people sentenced for 1982 murder of former president

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chile Eduardo Frei Montalva was poisoned with ‘toxic substances’, judge ruled in highest profile case from Pinochet’s dictatorship A picture of the Chilean former president Eduardo Frei Montalva on display at a public school in La Union, south of Santiago, Chile. Photograph: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters Läs mer…

Monarch butterfly population wintering in Mexico increases 144%

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Butterflies Monarch production will not be replicated next year, experts warn, as above average temperatures will cause problems ‘Once in Mexican territory, the butterflies occupied an area that gives us a lot of hope for the future,’ said Andrew Rhodes. Photograph: Joel Sartore/NG/Getty Images Läs mer…

Canada to set up panel to warn of potential election meddling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Impartial group will monitor possible interference in October election and sound alarm if they felt vote could be compromised ‘This is about alerting Canadians of an incident that jeopardizes their rights to a free and fair election,’ said Karina Gould. Photograph: Canadian Press/REX/Shutterstock Läs mer…

Brazil: chief justice grants Lula temporary leave after brother's death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Former president chose to stay at the prison as decision came too late for him to attend the funeral Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brasília, Brazil on 24 April 2017. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images Brazil’s supreme court chief Läs mer…

Trump warns Americans not to travel to Venezuela – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Maduro accuses US of trying to ‘get hands on our oil’ Congressional committee meets to avoid another shutdown Sign up for the Guardian US morning briefing LIVE Updated Trump at the White House last week. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Key events Show 9.17am EST09:17 Läs mer…

Emiliano Sala: investigators find two seat cushions on French beach

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Emiliano Sala Accident investigators say pieces of cushion likely to be from aircraft that was carrying missing Cardiff City footballer A flag outside a football stadium in England. Photograph: Michael Mayhew/Sportsphoto/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar The first suspected pieces of wreckage from the plane that vanished with Läs mer…

Woah, Canada! 25 years of Cirque Éloize – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The acclaimed Montreal troupe are on tour to celebrate a quarter-century of astonishing shows, performed for more than three million people around the world. See how their motley crew of acrobats, clowns, jugglers and musicians have shaped contemporary circus Staged in 1997, Excentricus was Läs mer…

Wednesday US briefing: Brexit, brain drain and Venezuela's future

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US morning briefing Brexit Top story: MPs agree Brexit backstop plan but EU refuses to renegotiate. Plus, the woman jailed for child abuse she did not commit Theresa May has two weeks to try to improve her Brexit deal with the EU. Photograph: Neil Läs mer…

Venezuela: Maduro accuses US of trying to 'get hands on our oil'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nicolás Maduro Embattled president warns Donald Trump he risks turning country into new Vietnam Nicolás Maduro: ‘If the US intends to intervene against us they will get a Vietnam worse than they could have imaged.’ Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has accused Läs mer…

What next for Venezuela? The four most likely outcomes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Venezuela Will Maduro hang on to power? Will the standoff end in war? The embattled nation stands at a crossroads Nicolás Maduro takes part in a ceremony during military exercises at the Libertador Air Base in Maracay Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images Venezuela is in turmoil. Läs mer…

Venezuela crisis: can Maduro ride out Guaidó’s challenge?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself Venezuela’s interim president after mass protests against Nicolás Maduro. But the military have so far stayed loyal to Maduro, who has called the attempt to remove him a coup. Virginia Lopez reports from Caracas. Plus: Jessica Läs mer…