Pope Francis wowed the world but, five years on, is in troubled waters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Pope Francis The Observer Pope Francis wowed the world but, five years on, is in troubled waters He entered office on a wave of energy but, as discontent grows over his attitude to abuse scandals, Francis faces opposition on all Läs mer…

Italy used to be a tolerant country, but now racism is rising

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Italy The Observer Italy used to be a tolerant country, but now racism is rising The upcoming election has unleashed a tide of anti-migrant action, whose roots can be traced to the financial crisis and the country’s weakened leftwing Angela Läs mer…

Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling ‘beyond dispute’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Trump-Russia investigation Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling ‘beyond dispute’ HR McMaster calls evidence incontrovertible in wake of latest US indictments against more than a dozen Russians Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump Läs mer…

Putin’s chef, a troll farm and Russia’s plot to hijack US democracy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Trump-Russia investigation Putin’s chef, a troll farm and Russia’s plot to hijack US democracy Robert Mueller has revealed audacious meddling in the 2016 election. Can he link it to Trump? David Smith in Washington @smithinamerica Sat 17 Feb 2018 09.18 EST Läs mer…

Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court Social network instructed to delete illegally collected data or face €100m in fines after it loses case over consent and tracking Samuel Gibbs Fri 16 Feb 2018 11.14 EST Läs mer…

Kosovo at 10: challenges overshadow independence celebrations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Kosovo Kosovo at 10: challenges overshadow independence celebrations Migration, youth unemployment and unresolved alleged war crimes are headaches for Kosovo’s international backers Andrew MacDowall in Pristina, Mitrovica and Decani, Kosovo Fri 16 Feb 2018 07.42 EST Last modified on Fri 16 Läs mer…

US wasting billions on nuclear bombs that serve no purpose and are security liability – experts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Nuclear weapons US wasting billions on nuclear bombs that serve no purpose and are security liability – experts Washington to spend billions upgrading cold war era B61 bombs NTI report says weapons are potentially catastrophic liability Julian Borger in Washington Läs mer…

‘Less forgotten than unknown’: Baldo retrospective opens in Madrid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Spain ‘Less forgotten than unknown’: Baldo retrospective opens in Madrid Baldomero Pestana photographed famous novelists, artists and musicians, but remains little known outside Peru Sam Jones in Madrid @swajones Thu 15 Feb 2018 08.24 EST Last modified on Thu 15 Feb Läs mer…

UK blames Russia for NotPetya cyber-attack last year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cybercrime UK blames Russia for NotPetya cyber-attack last year Defence secretary says Moscow ‘undermined democracy’ with attack that targeted Ukraine Sarah Marsh @sloumarsh Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.07 EST Last modified on Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.11 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Court acquits landlord accused of harbouring Paris attackers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Paris attacks Court acquits landlord accused of harbouring Paris attackers Judge rules lack evidence to convict Jawad Bendaoud, who rented flat to two of the terrorists Associated Press in Paris Wed 14 Feb 2018 13.33 EST Last modified on Wed 14 Läs mer…

French aid group MSF says it dealt with 24 abuse cases last year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Médecins Sans Frontières French aid group MSF says it dealt with 24 abuse cases last year Médecins Sans Frontières confirms 19 staff were fired over sexual harassment or abuse Angelique Chrisafis in Paris @achrisafis Wed 14 Feb 2018 13.00 EST Last Läs mer…

Scores of Russian mercenaries reportedly killed by US airstrikes in Syria

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Syria Scores of Russian mercenaries reportedly killed by US airstrikes in Syria Reports suggest high number of casualties in Deir Ezzor region US officials say airstrikes carried out against pro-regime force Julian Borger in Washington and Marc Bennetts in Moscow Läs mer…

Russian watchdog orders YouTube to remove Navalny luxury yacht video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Russia Russian watchdog orders YouTube to remove Navalny luxury yacht video Oligarch wins injunction over opposition leader’s investigation into meeting with minister Marc Bennetts in Moscow Tue 13 Feb 2018 08.25 EST Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 10.22 EST Share Läs mer…

Bosnian Serb police’s arms purchase stokes EU fears

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnian Serb police’s arms purchase stokes EU fears Purchase of 2,500 automatic rifles raises concerns about Russia’s influence in region Julian Borger World affairs editor Tue 13 Feb 2018 01.45 EST Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 01.47 EST Share Läs mer…

EU endgame is political unity not free trade, argues Boris Johnson

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Foreign secretary tries to reach out to remainers with liberal vision of life after Brexit The founding fathers of the European Union did not create the common market to tear down barriers to trade but to pursue a political project, Läs mer…

Greek PM calls for inquiry into bribery claims against two predecessors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Report alleges Swiss drugmaker Novartis bribed senior politicians and thousands of doctors The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has called for parliament to investigate whether two of his predecessors and eight former ministers accepted bribes from the Swiss drugmaker Novartis, Läs mer…

SPD set for new leader as main German parties look to promote youth

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Germany SPD set for new leader as main German parties look to promote youth Andrea Nahles, 47, expected to lead centre-left party in coalition with Angela Merkel’s CDU Philip Oltermann in Berlin @philipoltermann Mon 12 Feb 2018 12.35 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Georgia’s former president seized by armed men in Kiev

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Ukraine Georgia’s former president seized by armed men in Kiev Video appears to show Mikheil Saakashvili being dragged from a restaurant by a group of men Marc Bennetts in Moscow Mon 12 Feb 2018 11.02 EST Last modified on Mon 12 Läs mer…

Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court Firm to appeal decision by Berlin regional court which upholds complaints that users not given informed consent Alex Hern @alexhern Mon 12 Feb 2018 10.28 EST Share Läs mer…

Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Finland The Upside Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers? In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking Finland’s 10 Läs mer…

Irish PM to raise Brexit border concerns in talks with May

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Brexit Irish PM to raise Brexit border concerns in talks with May Dublin fears UK is trying to wriggle out of its commitments to an invisible border Lisa O’Carroll Brexit correspondent @lisaocarroll Mon 12 Feb 2018 08.45 EST Last modified on Läs mer…

Orbán allies could use EU as cash register, MEPs say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Hungary Orbán allies could use EU as cash register, MEPs say Hungarian PM’s supporters are winning EU-funded contracts while facing little competition Jennifer Rankin in Brussels Mon 12 Feb 2018 00.00 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Läs mer…

Angela Merkel defends ‘painful’ compromises that kept her in power

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Angela Merkel Angela Merkel defends ‘painful’ compromises that kept her in power German chancellor denies her authority is on the wane after concessions made to coalition partner Reuters in Berlin Sun 11 Feb 2018 17.25 EST Last modified on Sun 11 Läs mer…

Debris from crashed Russian plane found 50 miles from Moscow – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Debris from the crashed Russian passenger plane is found in a snow-covered field near the town of Argunovo, about 50 miles (80km)  south-east of Moscow. The plane was carrying 71 people, all of whom are believed to have died in Läs mer…

Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow, killing 71

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Russia Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow, killing 71 Saratov Airlines flight 6W703 crashes after take off from Domodedovo airport, leaving no survivors Marc Bennetts in Moscow and agencies Sun 11 Feb 2018 10.39 EST First published on Sun 11 Feb Läs mer…

Ireland’s opposition leader wants to liberalise abortion law

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Ireland Ireland’s opposition leader wants to liberalise abortion law Micheál Martin stuns sections of Fianna Fáil party by changing his mind over the contentious issue Henry McDonald Ireland correspondent Sun 11 Feb 2018 06.00 EST First published on Sun 11 Feb Läs mer…

Poland’s Jews fear for future under new Holocaust law

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Judaism Dispatch Poland’s Jews fear for future under new Holocaust law Behind the new law denying Polish complicity in Nazi atrocities, many fear there lies a growing strain of antisemitism Christian Davies in Warsaw @crsdavies Sat 10 Feb 2018 18.12 EST Läs mer…

A student called Kevin holds the fate of the Merkel coalition

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Germany The Observer A student called Kevin holds the fate of the Merkel coalition Inspired by Jeremy Corbyn – and named after Kevin Keegan – Kevin Kühnert, 28, wants German left to shun coalition Kate Connolly Sat 10 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian China Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession Activists call the video, in which Gui criticises his home nation of Sweden, ‘the product of pure coercion’ Tom Phillips in Beijing Fri 9 Feb 2018 21.26 EST Last Läs mer…

Catalan parliament needs Puigdemont, says speaker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Catalonia Catalan parliament needs Puigdemont, says speaker Roger Torrent urges end to direct Madrid rule but calls for dialogue over political crisis Sam Jones in Madrid @swajones Fri 9 Feb 2018 09.06 EST First published on Fri 9 Feb 2018 08.36 EST Läs mer…