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Jacinda Ardern needs to speak out on Aukus – her tacit approval allows a dangerous military buildup

Posted on Sep 29, 2021

N ew Zealand defence hawks reacted to the announcement of the anglophone security pact Aukus this month by complaining this country had been sidel


Three-quarters of small French boats may be denied fishing in UK waters

Posted on Sep 29, 2021

Three-quarters of small French fishing boats could be denied access to British waters under a post-Brexit regime in a move that risks further damaging Anglo-French rel


At least 15 serving or former police have killed women in UK since 2009 – report

Posted on Sep 29, 2021

Women have been killed by at least 15 serving or former police officers in the UK since 2009, new figures reveal. The majority of the women killed by former officers


How ‘wonder material’ graphene became a national security concern

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

A large shed on an unassuming industrial estate beside Swansea’s River Tawe does not at first glance seem vital to the UK’s national security


Tell us: how have UK fuel shortages affected you?

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

On Monday, Boris Johnson is considering mobilising hundreds of soldiers to help deliver fuel under an emergency plan to deal with petrol stations running dry across th


Black Britons: what impact, if any, has Black History Month had on your life?

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Black History Month in the UK is observed in October and we would like to hear from Black Britons about what impact, if any, the event has had on their lives. What doe


What dishes should students know how to cook?

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

What recipes are useful to know before going to university? Ian, Stamford, Lincolnshire Comfort food exists for a reason, so first get those


From wingfoiling to desert hiking: why Corsica is France’s adventure capital

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

The UK is currently on France’s amber list. For returning travellers, France is also on the UK’s amber list. For all current travel advice visit gov.uk/foreign-


Hilltop towns and secluded beaches: why Corsica is the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

The UK is currently on France’s amber list. For returning travellers, France is also on the UK’s amber list. For all current travel advice visit gov.uk/foreign-


Children will pay the price for universal credit cut

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Your article (Universal credit cut will lead to more UK children in care – study, 26 September) highlights yet another example of how cuts where children’s welfare is


UK PM promises bereaved families a Covid inquiry chair by Christmas

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

A chair will be appointed by Christmas to the public inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and sessions should take place around the country, Boris Johnson has told th


Lack of social mobility in UK risks fuelling populism, says Fiona Hill

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

A lack of social mobility in Britain’s “left behind” communities risks fuelling populism and becoming a national security crisis, according to Fiona Hill, the coalmine


Nigel Kennedy on his Classic FM fight: ‘Hendrix is like Beethoven, Vivaldi is more Des O’Connor’

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

T hroughout his career, Nigel Kennedy has had run-ins with what he calls the “self-appointed wielders of power”. The latest came last week, wh


‘You’re in a new world’: refugee actors share their journey on stage

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

For most people, bed is a place of comfort, somewhere to recline and switch off. For others, it is a scene of displacement, a symbol of the precariousness of life. F


UK sends warship through Taiwan strait for first time in more than a decade

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Britain sent a warship through the Taiwan strait on Monday for the first time since 2008, a move that challenges Beijing’s claim to the sensitive waterway and marks a


‘I wanted to cry’: three key workers on being hit by the UK fuel crisis

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

W ith people in places across the UK still unable to fill up their tanks as petrol stations have run dry and British fuel prices have hit an eight


Five a day: UK children with healthy diet have best mental health

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Children who eat five or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day have the best mental health, according to the first study of its kind. Higher intake is associat


UK petrol boss says he does not condone profiteering as prices hit eight-year high

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

The boss of the UK’s Petrol Retailers Association has said he does not “condone profiteering”, as petrol prices reached an eight-year high and many filling stations ra


New UK broadband rules will make it easier to switch supplier

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

The UK media regulator, Ofcom, has introduced a new service to make it easier for customers to switch broadband supplier to get a better deal. Ofcom hopes that the n


Revealed: exploitation of meat plant workers rife across UK and Europe

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Meat companies across Europe have been hiring thousands of workers through subcontractors, agencies and bogus co-operatives on inferior pay and conditions, a Guardian


Planting a vision: why the secret to rewilding success is about people, not trees

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

A hunter, conservationist and psychologist are working on a rewilding project. It sounds like the start of a joke, though the antics of this unli


Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘Footballers have a voice and a platform. They aren’t taking injustice any more’

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

“I went to an England game at the start of the Euros,” Benjamin Zephaniah says while explaining how he has come to love the national team for


Britain’s leaky homes make the energy crisis worse. Why have governments not fixed them?

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

O ver the past few days the country has been thrown into panic, as soaring gas prices threaten to plunge hundreds of thousands more households int


The invisible migrant workers propping up Ireland’s €4bn meat industry

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

I n spring 2018, Alina Serbenco’s husband, Vasile, sat in a fast-food outlet in Dublin and plugged his mobile phone into a socket to recharge. I