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  • Donald Tusk is seen during the parliament session in Warsaw.

    Polish parliament votes in favour of Donald Tusk as new prime minister

    Vote ends eight years of rule by nationalist PiS as Tusk vows to mend ties with EU
  • Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Viktor Orbán

    European Union
    Hungary defiant over threat to block Ukraine EU accession talks

  • Black smoke rises from an Israeli airstrike on a Lebanese border village. White phosphorus allegations are linked to a bombing in village Dhayra.

    Israel-Gaza war: White House ‘concerned’ by reports Israeli forces using white phosphorus

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    Golden Globes nominations 2024
    Barbie leads the pack with Oppenheimer hot on heels

    • Cop28
      Draft agreement calls for fossil fuel cuts but avoids ‘phase-out’

    • Iran
      Sweden demands immediate release of EU diplomat from Tehran jail

    • 'Turning point'
      World economy on brink of ‘cold war two’, IMF official warns

    • Harvard
      Professors defend president amid calls to resign after statements on antisemitism

    • France
      Green MPs threaten to derail flagship immigration bill

    • Vivek Ramaswamy
      Man?charged with threatening to kill US Republican candidate at campaign event

Europe in focus

  • Two men standing in a snowy landscape

    ‘Too much sadness’
    Asylum seekers in Finland caught in geopolitical drama

  • A July wheat harvest in the Russian-controlled Donetsk region.

    ‘Forged documents’
    How?Ukrainian grain may be enriching Putin’s circle

    Bumper grain crop celebrated in Russia can be explained by ‘looting’ of occupied territory, say prosecutors
  • An asylum seeker at a makeshift camp outside the Irish government’s International Protection Office in central Dublin, June 2023

    Ireland’s housing crisis is a disaster for its people – and a gift to far-right fearmongers

    Rory Hearne
    Decades of skewed policy have led to one of Europe’s worst shortages of affordable homes. Now it is being weaponised against refugees, says Rory Hearne of Maynooth University


  • ‘With no gatekeepers and no formula, it’s chaos’ … clockwise from top left, Ryan Guldemond of Mother Mother, Helen Marnie of Ladytron, Miguel and Keane.

    ‘We’re on TikTok? What’s TikTok?’
    The?forgotten bands going supersonic thanks to gen Z

    Ageing acts that can’t even get radio time are going viral. But how do you follow a hit no one can explain?
  • Actually on Valium … Pryce as Sam Lowry in Brazil.

    Terry Gilliam and Jonathan Pryce on making Brazil
    ‘Robert De Niro prepared to play a plumber by watching a brain surgeon’

  • This combination of images shows Margot Robbie in a scene from "Barbie," left, and Cillian Murphy in a scene from "Oppenheimer." (Warner Bros Pictures/Universal Pictures via AP)

    It’s Barbenheimer mark two at the Golden Globes as the two blockbusters face off once again

    Peter Bradshaw
    There is also room for two really outstanding films in the shape of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon and Yorgos Lanthimos’s Poor Things
  • Young Palestinians<br>Two young Palestinians look out over East Jerusalem, wearing kaffiyehs to mask their faces, like many stone throwers during the Intifada, in 1988. (Photo by Peter Turnley/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)

    From Yasser Arafat to Madonna
    How?the Palestinian keffiyeh became a global symbol

    The scarf has gone from a mark of solidarity to a hipster fashion piece – and back again
    • Purely human … Olivia Rodrigo.

      The 50 best albums of 2023
      No?10 – Olivia Rodrigo: Guts

    • A Palestinian woman in a salmon pink headscarf sits in a classroom with a swaddled  baby on her lap. Around her are older children. Behind her the blackboard has chalk writing on it.

      Gaza diary
      ‘These days I am afraid of checking my phone’

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      Secondhand gifts and DIY decor
      Seven ways to make your holidays a little greener

    • Frankly, the Smiths

      ‘I feel more like myself when I’m Morrissey’
      The?bizarre lives of tribute acts

  • Russia’s central bank building in Moscow.

    Here’s how to find more funds for Ukraine – liquidate Russia’s $300bn in frozen assets

    Olena Halushka
    The west could help release billions and hurt Putin’s war effort at the same time, says Olena Halushka, co-founder of the International Center for Ukrainian Victory
  • The coronation of King Charles III.

    The?British national anthem is ponderous rubbish – if a university wants to ditch it, it’s doing us all a favour

    Tim Dowling
  • A blockade organised by Workers for a Free Palestine at BAE Systems in Rochester, Kent, 10 November 2023.

    UK?factories help build the jets used by the Israeli military. They should be stopped

    Amelia Horgan
  • Representative Elise Stefanik

    The?Harvard and UPenn presidents walked into a trap in Congress

    Moustafa Bayoumi
  • British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gives evidence at the COVID-19 Inquiry, in London, Britain, December 11, 2023 in this screen grab obtained from a handout video. UK Covid-19 Inquiry/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT

    Rishi Sunak’s week of chaos reflects the state of his party. There’s only one answer: an election

    Simon Jenkins
  • H&M show in Paris, 2018

    Preaching sustainability while hawking fast fashion – meet the greenwashing influencers

    Sarah Manavis
  • Aerial view of a burnt area of the Amazon rainforest in Labrea, southern Amazonas state, Brazil

    Fossil fuels
    Phase-out will ‘not avert climate breakdown without protections for nature’

  • A very large, maybe six-story-high white yacht, in deeply blue water off a steep, rocky, forested coast that also has narrow, red-roofed buildings.

    ‘Megayachts’ are environmentally indefensible. The world must ban them

    Chris Armstrong
  • A flame blazes on top of flare stacks at a plant at the Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas (QCLNG) project site in Gladstone, Australia

    The?two Australias at Cop28: a country at odds with itself on the climate crisis

  • A giant catfish on a fishing boat.

    Quarter of world’s freshwater fish at risk of extinction, according to assessment

  • The Girona players celebrate against Barcelona

    La Liga
    Girona’s ‘assault on power’ at Bar?a shows they are league's best

    Brilliant minnows stormed Montju?c with typical panache to leapfrog Real Madrid and give the title race a new dimension
  • (From left) Harry Kane, Rapha?l Guerreiro, Kingsley Coman and Joshua Kimmich go to the Bayern fans in disbelief

    Bewildered Bayern’s repeat 5-1 nightmare blows title race open

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  • Donald Trump speaks after exiting a courtroom in New York.

    Rudy Giuliani faces damages claim in 2020 election defamation case

    Special counsel asks court to rule urgently on whether Trump can face criminal case after ex-president argued he has absolute immunity for acts that occurred while he was president
  • Donald Trump stands in front of an American flag backdrop.

    Trump expands ‘commanding’ lead in Iowa a month before caucus, poll shows

  • Brianna Ghey.

    Murder accused tells court she saw boy stab Brianna Ghey about five times

  • Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer played on computer screens.

    Grand Theft Auto 6
    ‘Florida’s Joker’ alleges game used his likeness

    • 'Lowest common denominator'
      EU?plan to ban geoblocking will lead to dull content, warn film-makers

    • Environment
      Quarter of world’s freshwater fish at risk of extinction, according to assessment

    • India
      Supreme court upholds move to strip Kashmir of special status

    • Argentina
      Javier Milei sworn in as president in ‘tipping point’ for country

    • Uganda
      Activists finalise appeal to overturn draconian anti-gay law

    • Anglo American
      Miner could become takeover target, say analysts

  • Taylor Swift performs in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in May 2023

    The weird world of celebrity training
    How?Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Madonna get in shape for their shows

    It takes incredible stamina to sing and dance for three hours night after night after night. Fitness professionals talk us through the stars’ regimes
  • Shirley Anne Field at a premiere in London’s West End in 2010

    Shirley Anne Field
    Actor who featured in Alfie and The Entertainer dies aged 87

  • US-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM-MUSEUM-GALA<br>US director Ava DuVernay attends the 3rd Annual Academy Museum Gala at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, December 3, 2022. (Photo by Michael TRAN / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty Images)

    Film-maker Ava DuVernay
    ‘We need to wake up. We’re less than a year away from a transition of power’

  • ‘I feel like the sleep deprivation is intentional’ … Alex Hobern on The Circle.

    ‘I was in tears, angry, emotional’
    Do?reality TV shows use sleep deprivation to trigger meltdowns and showdowns?

  • Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron

    Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘final’ film The Boy and the Heron hits No 1 at North American box office

  • A black-and-white photo of a middle-aged white man with round glasses wearing a suiting and holding a pencil in his mouth, looking dourly at the camera.

    ‘A moment after death when the face is beautiful’
    Rare Raymond Chandler poem discovered by US editor

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    Nigel Slater recipes
    Pork terrine, apricot stollen, chocolate mousse – recipes to give as Christmas gifts

    Visiting friends over the festive period? Make yourself even more welcome by bringing one of these delicious treats
  • Peeled potatoes on a cutting board

    The poor rejected spud
    Why?potatoes don’t belong with the other vegetables

  • A brown duck

    The pet I’ll never forget
    Mr?Kite, the duck who slept in our kitchen

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    Alex Bellos's Monday puzzle
    Did?you solve it? Naughty knights

  • Halima Aden, who has returned to fashion after three years, saying she’s witnessing change in the industry when it comes to modest fashion.

    When is modest fashion desirable?
    When it’s called ‘quiet luxury’

  • Apple 14in MacBook Pro M3 Max review in space black on a table.

    Apple MacBook Pro M3 review
    Beloved laptop is back in black

  • Football Weekly
    Manchester United lurch back into crisis and are Villa in title race? - Football Weekly

  • The Audio Long Read
    Best of 2023: Dark waters: how the adventure of a lifetime turned to tragedy – podcast

  • Weekend
    Weekend podcast: Marina Hyde on Omid Scobie’s royal naming mishap, and the extraordinary story of an English couple, a Ukrainian surrogate and a baby

  • Football Weekly
    Everton leap clear of the relegation zone and Spurs slump – Football Weekly

  • The long read
    Nitrogen wars: the Dutch farmers’ revolt that turned a nation upside-down – podcast

  • Politics Weekly America
    Why?are third-party presidential candidates a threat to Biden in 2024?

  • Today in Focus
    Sellafield: Europe’s most toxic nuclear site

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