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‘I felt like an impostor’: a mixed-race American in Africa

Every time I crossed the courtyard, walked past the well in the corner and slipped out of the baby blue gate nestled into the high brick wall that surrounded my Chadian host family’s house, I instantly became nasara. It’s a Ngambay word that means...

Guardian, Friday, 06:19
 
Lee stabbing: witness appeal after police make murder arrest

Lee stabbing: witness appeal after police make murder arrest

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death a teenager in south-east London. Jay Sewell died after a fight in Lee in the city’s south-east shortly before 10pm on Tuesday. A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder on...

Guardian, Friday, 05:47
 
Funding for new anti-corruption body well below what experts say is needed

Funding for new anti-corruption body well below what experts say is needed

The funding of the Coalition’s proposed integrity commission falls $80m per year short of what experts say is needed for a powerful, broad-ranging agency, and is below the amount given to Victoria’s state commission. The government’s proposed...

Guardian, Friday, 05:47
 
Healthcare to get $100bn boost as India aims to cut maternal deaths

Healthcare to get $100bn boost as India aims to cut maternal deaths

India has pledged to spend $100bn (£79bn) more on healthcare over the next seven years in a move partly aimed at reducing maternal mortality rates. The country will more than double its health spending from just over the current 1% of GDP to 2.5% by...

Guardian, Friday, 05:14
 
Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border

Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border

A seven-year-old girl from Guatemala who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border with her father died hours after being taken into custody, US media say. The girl, who arrived in the US last week as part of a group of migrants, died of dehydration and...

BBC, Friday, 05:09
 
Sondra Locke, actor and former partner of Clint Eastwood, dies at 74

Sondra Locke, actor and former partner of Clint Eastwood, dies at 74

Sondra Locke, the American actor who was nominated for an Oscar for her first film before co-starring in six films with her one-time partner, Clint Eastwood, has died. The actor, who was 74, died at her home in Los Angeles after a cardiac arrest...

Guardian, Friday, 04:48
 
Surveillance fears grow after Taylor Swift uses face recognition tech on fans

Surveillance fears grow after Taylor Swift uses face recognition tech on fans

Taylor Swift secretly secretly surveilling her fans using facial recognition technology might sound like science fiction – but Rolling Stone reported on Thursday that the pop star has been doing exactly that in an effort to root out stalkers. Swift...

Guardian, Friday, 04:31
 
Wild weather continues with severe thunderstorm warning for much of NSW

Wild weather continues with severe thunderstorm warning for much of NSW

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for much of New South Wales and flooding is still a risk for parts of Victoria after more than a month’s worth of rain deluged the southern state in just one day. Victoria’s north-east and north-west have...

Guardian, Friday, 04:31
 
Indian national jailed over sex assault on US flight

Indian national jailed over sex assault on US flight

A US court has sentenced an Indian man to nine years in jail for sexually assaulting a woman who sat next to him on a US flight in January. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was sitting between his wife and the victim, who said she was asleep at the time. The...

BBC, Friday, 04:18
 
Queensland prison guards giving inmates drugs and weapons, damning report finds

Queensland prison guards giving inmates drugs and weapons, damning report finds

A damning new report shows corruption is alive and well in Queensland’s prison system, with guards hooking up with inmates and supplying them with booze, drugs and even weapons. The Crime and Corruption Commission has also raised serious concerns...

Guardian, Friday, 03:44
 
Synthethic cannabis makers face life in jail amid New Zealand crackdown

Synthethic cannabis makers face life in jail amid New Zealand crackdown

Manufacturers and distributors of synthetic cannabis could face life in prison after the New Zealand government announced a crackdown on the drug following more than 50 deaths this year. Active chemicals in the drug would now be classified as class-A...

Guardian, Friday, 03:16
 
'The saddest image': courtroom sketch captures Michael Cohen's bad day

'The saddest image': courtroom sketch captures Michael Cohen's bad day

Michael Cohen did not have a good day yesterday. But no headline captured the discontent of Trump’s former personal lawyer, sentenced to three years in prison for financial crimes and lying to Congress, quite as well as this courtroom sketch. His...

Guardian, Friday, 02:31
 
New gangs 'Uberise' Europe's cocaine supply and bring more violence

New gangs 'Uberise' Europe's cocaine supply and bring more violence

A surge in the supply of pure cocaine to Europe has led to a rise in drug-related murders as new criminal gangs muscle into a market previously dominated by the mafia, the EU drugs agency has said. The extra output from Latin America, especially by...

Guardian, Friday, 02:20
 
Antarctica deaths: no foul play suspected in deaths at McMurdo station

Antarctica deaths: no foul play suspected in deaths at McMurdo station

No criminal activity is suspected in the deaths of two subcontractors killed at a US research station in Antarctica, the National Science Foundation has said. Investigators are still piecing together what happened when two fire-safety technicians died...

Guardian, Friday, 02:20
 
Cashless welfare card trials extended despite 'no evidence' they reduce harm

Cashless welfare card trials extended despite 'no evidence' they reduce harm

The federal government has said it is looking at a fifth site for the controversial cashless welfare card, as the social services minister announced the existing trials would be extended for another 12 months. Paul Fletcher said on Friday the...

Guardian, Friday, 02:20
 


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