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  • Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill on Friday.

    House votes against stopgap bill in blow to McCarthy as shutdown highly likely

    Speaker’s proposed measure tanked by hard-right Republicans with time running out before government funding lapses
  • A person almost completely covered in gear, from a helmet with goggles and mouthpiece to a dark green uniform, appears to walk away from a helicopter.

    White House warns of ‘unprecedented’ Serbian troop buildup on border

  • The Fulton county courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Donald Trump
    Former Republican poll watcher and Trump ally is first to plead guilty in Georgia elections case

    Scott Hall pleads guilty to five criminal counts and must testify against co-defendants
    • Tupac Shakur


      Tupac Shakur
      One?of last living witnesses and ex-gang leader indicted in murder

    • New York
      State of emergency amid heavy rainfall and flash floods

    • Dianne Feinstein
      Senator and trailblazer for women in US politics dies aged 90

    • Sycamore Gap
      Man, 60, arrested in connection with felled tree

    • Tesla
      Company sued for severe harassment of Black workers at California plant

    • Flying Scotsman
      Heritage train involved in ‘slow speed’ crash in Scottish Highlands

    • Australia
      Gardener becomes first person to survive deadly flesh-eating bacteria

    • See you later
      Emotional support alligator denied entry to Phillies game

  • A fire burns in mined fields and forest strips near the village of Grakovo in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region

    Day 584 at a glance
    Russian attack hits Ukrainian infrastructure; Putin reaffirms polls in illegally annexed regions

  • Mstyslav Chernov photographed while on assignment for Associated Press in Sloviansk

    Mstyslav Chernov on 20 Days in Mariupol
    It?felt like the beginning of the third world war … It still does

  • Vladimir Putin sits at a table with Andrei Troshev and Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.

    Putin speaks to former Wagner chief on TV about Ukraine deployment

  • Ukrainian servicemen execute a military exercise, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine 28 September 2023.

    What happened this week?
    Catch up with the must-read war news and analysis


  • A visitor to the Royal Academy passes between a naked woman and a man in a narrow doorway

    Intimacy with strangers
    Marina Abramovi? puts the squeeze on

    The artist’s Royal Academy retrospective revives her 1977 live work in which visitors pass through a naked couple in a doorway – and reveal something of themselves
  • A black-and-white image of a white woman with coifed dark hair and a light knitted cap, and an overcoat with a large collar, chin up as she walks amid a crowd.

    Dianne Feinstein
    Historic career began in tragedy and ended in controversy

  • Corey Gamble, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Anna Wintour watching the show

    Victoria Beckham
    Her?collection is dance of delight despite Kardashian delay

    Clothes the designer wore as dance student given a chic glow-up on the catwalk
  • The vanished businessman John Margerison (centre) surrounded by photos appearing on a series of ‘John Margerison’ websites all set up on the same day earlier this year.

    Who is the real John Margerison?
    Vanished businessman leaves behind corporate maze and trail of intrigue

    Exclusive: having told parliament he’s ‘severed all ties’ with Australia, the former business associate of ex-government minister Stuart Robert is believed to be in Dubai
    • The leaders of the 4 minor parties in New Zealand: David Seymour, the leader of the ACT New Zealand Party. New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters, Greens leaders Marama Davidson & James Shaw and Te Pati Maori leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer & Rawiri Waititi.

      Mainstream malaise
      How?minor parties could decide outcome of New Zealand’s election

    • The site of the suicide bombing that struck a procession to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad in Mastung

      Twin suicide attacks underline the depth of crisis

    • Walking Netball<br>Feature on the England Walking Netball club called the ‘Wild Ones’ where women of different ages from 55 - 73 play walking netball at The Portland Centre in Nottingham. Pictured are (l-r) Joan Scarrott(72), Jean Bly(68) and Janet Blair(55). Photo by Fabio De Paola

      Run at 40, dance at 80
      The?best ways to exercise in every decade of your life

    • Fiji’s Simione Kuruvoli plays in the Rugby World Cup match against Australia

      ‘Fiji’s Jonny Wilkinson’
      Island nation embraces Simione Kuruvoli ahead of Rugby World Cup clash

  • Rishi Sunak visits the Platform arts venue in Morecambe, Lancashire, earlier this year.

    I’ve got news for Rishi Sunak: he no longer leads the conservative party

    Jonathan Freedland
  • Emma Brockes

    Digested week: even a dreary way to dump Trump is a dream

    Emma Brockes
  • ‘The UAW strike could be a chance to dismantle the rightwing myth that reducing emissions hurts working people.’

    Biden is right to praise the auto strike. His climate agenda depends on it

    Kate Aronoff
    The president has a golden opportunity to prove that green jobs will bear dividends for the working class
    • Kosovo police officers stand guard on 25 September 2023 after a gunfight with Serbian nationalists.

      The?flare-up of violence in Kosovo shows the folly of the west’s appeasement of Serbia

      Jasmin Mujanovi?
    • An older looking man wearing a white t-shirt and blue pants, sitting on the floor, reading a book. A fire burns in the fireplace in the background.

      One?of the hardest parts of getting older? Pondering the ‘me’ in dementia

      Larry F Slonaker
    • The shadow cabinet pictured smiling outside in a sunny London street on 5 September 2023.

      Labour and Tories, beware: endlessly shifting to the right won’t save the UK

      Andy Beckett
  • Max Holmes of Geelong celebrates winning the sprint race ahead of the 2023 AFL grand final between the Collingwood Magpies and the Brisbane Lions at the MCG. The first bounce in Melbourne is 2:30pm AEDT.

    Australian Football League grand final: Collingwood Magpies v Brisbane Lions

    Rolling report: Collingwood and Brisbane meet with the premiership flag at stake at a packed out MCG. Join Jo Khan for the buildup to the first bounce
  • Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.

    Fury v Usyk heavyweight title fight agreed for Saudi Arabia

    • Esports illustration

      AI?revolution in esports paves path to sport’s digital dissolve

      Barney Ronay
    • Mohamed Salah

      Liverpool's Salah earning at least ?1m a week, adviser indicates

    • Lions wide receiver Jameson Williams looks on during a January 2023 game against the Bears in Detroit.

      Sport revises gambling policy to toughen ban for players

    • Arsenal's Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord and Kyra Cooney-Cross

      ‘It feels like home’
      Arsenal’s Australian trio ready for WSL kick-off

  • Eddie Jones speaks to the media

    Jones Show Trial rolls on amid intensifying Wallabies blowback

  • Fiji’s Waisea Nayacalevu, Ange Capuozzo of Italy and Australia’s Tom Hooper.

    The guide
    What to look out for at the World Cup this weekend

  • Ugo Monye

    Success of Wales and England so far should be appreciated

    Ugo Monye
  • Javan Sebastian

    Sebastian determined not to butcher chance in front row

  • LVMH owner Bernard Arnault

    Bernard Arnault
    Transactions involving billionaire investigated over suspected money laundering

    Paris public prosecutor’s office examining ski resort deal but Russian businessman Nikolai Sarkisov denies personal involvement
  • Dead dolphin

    Mass death of dolphins prompts fears for vulnerable species

  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Los Angeles<br>epa10863457 US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivers a campaign speech as he celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA, 15 September 2023. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

    US elections 2024
    Robert Kennedy Jr to run for president as independent – report

  • An underwater picture of different shades of dark and light blue, with light from above shining on a metal capsule shaped like a pill with a porthole on the end facing toward the camera.

    Titan sub disaster movie in the offing

    • Brazil
      Bank’s past slavery ties to be investigated in unprecedented inquiry

    • CND
      Co-founder Pat Arrowsmith dies aged 93

    • Spain
      Alberto Nú?ez Feijóo fails to win MPs’ backing to become PM

    • Australia
      Man?dies after suspected whale collision capsizes boat in Sydney

    • UK
      No?10 denies plan to drop fuel payments to maintain pensions’ triple lock

    • Jimmy Carter
      Former president to celebrate 99th birthday with digital mosaic from well-wishers

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  • The sound of music cast

    From Audrey Hepburn to Zac Efron
    A?brief history of dubbed singing in Hollywood

  • Michael Gambon in Krapp's Last Tape at the Duchess theatre in 2010.

    ‘He turned every performance into a masterpiece’
    Readers pay tribute to Michael Gambon

    The actor gave astonishing performances in works by Shakespeare, Beckett and Brecht in the West End – and he was just as unforgettable off stage, our readers remember
  • ‘They look after you’ … PGA Tour 2K23

    This golf sim is the best video game ever – I just need to figure out why

    Dominik Diamond
    I hate real life golf – too many things can go wrong. So why do I love playing PGA Tour 2K23?
    • David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan

      Week in geek
      The?writers’ strike is over – is it OK to get excited about Superman: Legacy now?

    • John Malkovich and Gary Sinise as Lennie and George in the 1992 film adaptation of Of Mice and Men.

      Of Mice and Men
      First-draft fragment torn up by Steinbeck’s dog goes to auction

    • The Kite, 2018, from Erwin Olaf’s Palm Springs series, where ‘reality creeps into the paradise we’ve tried so hard to maintain’.

      Erwin Olaf obituary
      The?Dutch photographer constructed his own surrealist dreamworld


  • Victoria Beckham accepts applause after her spring/summer 2024 womenswear fashion collection in Paris.

    Paris fashion week
    Victoria Beckham raises the barre with ballet-inspired Paris show

  • EcoLiv modular home in rural setting

    More than a box, smarter than a prefab
    Modular housing is back in Australia, and this time with style

    Companies have sprung up around Australia to produce housing that offers a new option amid the property crisis, and now governments are taking notice
  • Tube of makeup

    Retinoids work, wipes don’t
    21?things I’ve learned about skin care

    What to spend your money on and what not to: Sali Hughes’s lessons from 33 years in the beauty industry
    • Ravneet Gill's chocolate fudge cake with custard.

      The sweet spot
      Ravneet Gill’s recipe for chocolate fudge cake with custard

    • Nan Hauser sitting on a rock in front of water

      A?whale saved me from a shark attack

    • Acne Studios, Loewe and Oliver Bonas’s seasonal scarves.

      Summer is over
      Welcome back to big scarf season

With Woman

A Black home birth midwife, motivated by the high maternal mortality rates for Black women in the US, guides first-time mother Raven through her delivery in this powerful new documentary.

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Home-birth midwife, Star guides birthing mother Raven through the delivery of her first child in Mia Harvey's documentary 'With Woman'


  • A veteran of SS ‘Galicia Division’ walks among the graves of his fellow soldiers in Chervone, Ukraine, in 2009.

    ‘Canada has a dark history with Nazis’
    Political scandal prompts reckoning

  • EcoLiv modular home in rural setting

    More than a box, smarter than a prefab
    Modular housing is back in Australia, and this time with style

    Companies have sprung up around Australia to produce housing that offers a new option amid the property crisis, and now governments are taking notice
  • The scene of an incident in Birmingham where a child died after being hit by a BMW driver in June.

    UK?protests planned amid dangerous driving

    Demonstrations in response to ‘climate of fear’ on the roads as Rishi Sunak is reportedly announcing ‘plan for motorists’
    • Stanley

      Myth, politics and murder
      Why?the Indigenous voice battle in Tasmania is different to everywhere else

    • Expensive looking yachts in the harbour

      ‘Saint-Tropez has become LVMH Ville’
      Locals slam super-rich ‘takeover’

    • Destroyed railway track in Thessaly, Greece.

      ‘The earth is sick’
      Storm Daniel has passed, but Greeks fear its deathly legacy

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    Trump gets done for fraud as GOP candidates vie for attention – podcast

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    Culture 2023: the films, music and TV shows not to miss this autumn

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    Newcastle take out Manchester City and the WSL returns – Football Weekly Extra

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  • A girl on a man's shoulders looks back at the camera

    Twenty photographs of the week
    The?week around the world in 20 pictures

    An astronaut’s return to Earth, migration in the Americas, floods in Greece and the felling of a landmark tree in Northumberland: the most striking images this week
  • Amal and George Clooney

    Friday’s best photos
    A?space exhibition and the Clooneys

  • A hummingbird hawk moth feeds on salvia in a garden in London, UK

    The week in wildlife

  • Jockying for position at North BondJockeying for position at North Bondi to watch the sunrise as September heat records are expected to be broken later today in Sydney. i to watch the sunrise as September heat records are expected to be broken later today in Sydney. Wednesday 20th September 2023. Photograph by Mike Bowers. Guardian Australia.

    Australia’s best photos of the month
    From national rallies for change to endangered coastal emus

  • Competition day in Glasgow

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    Scotland’s disco lassies

  • Michael Gambon in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

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