Belgian PM Charles Michel resigns after no-confidence motion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belgium Country braces for snap election as parliament rejects minority administration Charles Michel at an EU leaders summit in Brussels last week. Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters Belgium’s government of four years has fallen on the issue of migration after the country’s parliament rejected Läs mer…

Hodeidah residents dare to hope as first day of ceasefire holds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen UN-negotiated ceasefire in Yemeni port city seen as litmus test for other measures Yemenis gather at a market in Hodeidah. Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters Residents trapped in Hodeidah were daring to hope on Tuesday that the misery facing the besieged Yemeni city was abating, Läs mer…

Blind creature that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Amphibian’s behaviour compared to US president’s approach to global warming A Rainforest Trust image puts Donald Trump’s hair on the amphibian. Photograph: Rainforest Trust UK A newly discovered blind and burrowing amphibian is to be officially named Dermophis donaldtrumpi, in recognition of Läs mer…

Global pay gap will take 202 years to close, says World Economic Forum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gender pay gap Gender equality has stalled, says WEF, as women globally are paid 63% of what men get The WEF ranked the UK 50th out of 149 countries for gender pay. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA The global pay gap between men and women will Läs mer…

How to protect your digital privacy from new Christmas presents

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shortcuts Technology Just unwrapped a gift of an internet-connected device? Don’t just turn it on and plug it in – you might be giving the manufacturer all sorts of information you don’t need to Put the bear back in the box … Mattel’s Smart Läs mer…

South African ad watchdog bans colonisation spoof

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Africa Chicken Licken advert showed a black man finding a foreign land and naming it Europe A still image from the banned Chicken Licken advert. Photograph: Chicken Licken South African regulators have banned a television advert that showed a black man discovering a Läs mer…

Inspiring suffragist forgotten by history | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Feminism Inspiring suffragist forgotten by history Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy was described by Emmeline Pankhurst as the ‘brains behind the suffragette movement’, writes Susan Munro. Plus Sylvia Edwards on the new statue of Emmeline Pankhurst Christabel Pankhurst, Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, Mrs Mordant and Jessie Kelly Läs mer…

Russia, Turkey and Iran reach agreement on Syria committee

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria UN says Moscow rejected five names its envoy wanted included in proposed panel Javad Zarif (left), Sergei Lavrov and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (right) at a news conference in Geneva. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters The three self-appointed guarantors of the Syrian peace process – Russia, Turkey Läs mer…

Colombia: six killed at site of notorious 1990s massacre as violence returns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Colombia Latest atrocity at Mapiripán may be linked to drug trafficking Former guerrillas and paramilitaries operate in area A man places a flower on a Colombian flag during a march along the streets of Cali in 2016, in support of peace talks. Despite a Läs mer…

Hungary’s opposition plans more protests after ‘slave law’ passes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hungary Opposition parties collaborate on joint strategy to put pressure on PM Viktor Orbán Anti-government demonstrators march in Budapest on Sunday. Photograph: Balázs Mohai/EPA Hungary’s beleaguered political opposition has vowed to keep up the pressure on the country’s far-right prime minister, Viktor Orbán, after Läs mer…

Greek police accused of beating migrants trying to enter from Turkey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Greece Human Rights Watch releases footage showing men with scars from alleged ‘pushbacks’ A screengrab from footage published by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday. Photograph: Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released footage of men bearing prominent scars on their backs as Läs mer…

Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Flynn to learn fate at US district court at about 11am ET Trump wishes him ‘good luck’ in early-morning tweet barrage LIVE Updated Donald Trump with Michael Flynn in Colorado in October 2016. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images Key events Show 9.24am EST09:24 Trump’s ex-adviser Läs mer…

Carmakers criticise 'unrealistic' EU plan to slash vehicle emissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry Anger over intended 37.5% cut for new cars but environmental groups say it is not enough Take-up of electric cars has been slow, comprising 1.5% of all cars sold in the EU last year. Photograph: Cyril Zingaro/EPA An EU agreement to cut Läs mer…

2018 in 100 seconds: how the Guardian's global coverage changed the story – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:42 The support of our readers has made it possible for us to expose the Windrush scandal, the data breach that threatened to bring down Facebook, to cover the legalisation of abortion in Ireland, the rise of the far right across Europe Läs mer…

Pompeii will evacuate people to Sardinia by boat if Vesuvius erupts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Plan comes 2,000 years after notorious eruption and amid increasing seismic activity The archaeological site of Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius looming over it. Photograph: Voltage TV Almost 2,000 years after the most notorious volcanic eruption in human history, authorities in Pompeii have discussed Läs mer…