*Thousands defy call to leave streets*Major national holiday begins*Police presence minimal*Are you there? Submit to Guardian Witness*Catch up on our earlier live coverage Continue reading...
Be concerned for Africa, but, really: do not lose sleep over Ebola spreading across America. Its not going to*First Ebola case diagnosed outside Africa*The Dallas Ebola case: what we know so far Continue reading...
Fears of international sanctions have faded now that US states and other countries have made similar moves Jamaica has drafted legislation to decriminalise marijuana, the islands justice minister said on Tuesday.Mark Golding told reporters that MPs should make possession of two ounces (57 grams) or less a petty offence before the end of 2014. He also expects decriminalisation for religious
US attorney general suggests an increase in privacy protections may thwart attempts to crack down on child exploitation US attorney general Eric Holder said on Tuesday he was worried that attempts by technology companies to increase privacy protections were thwarting attempts to crack down on child exploitation.Speaking at the biannual Global Alliance Conference Against Child Sexual Abuse
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Aberdeen Music HallThe show is not the work of a man with a diminished sense of humour its classic Connolly, culled from a 50-year careerTheres a beautifully funny routine midway through Billy Connollys new show, in which the young Connolly then a folk musician is playing a charity gig in a hospice.Hes on the autoharp, thrumming Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow Tree, when one member of his
We both grew up in Australia, where our education provided strong foundations to meet our potential as female leaders. Millions of girls throughout the world deserve the same chanceIf you educate a man, you educate one person. If you educate a woman, you educate a nation. Its an often heard quote in development circles, and the eve of the opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly
Family of missing 14-year-old informed after largest police search operation since the 7/7 bombingsPolice searching for the missing London teenager Alice Gross have found a body in the river Brent.Scotland Yard said they had updated the family of Alice, 14, about the development which happened late on Tuesday. Continue reading...
US Centers for Disease Control says patient is being treated in Dallas, Texas and had recently returned from Liberia*West Africas Ebola crisis: the Guardian briefing*US hospitals unprepared to handle infectious Ebola waste*FDA cracks down on firms making Ebola treatment claimsMedical officials in the United States announced on Tuesday the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed outside Afr
Prime minister attempts to remove the public health service from becoming Labours potential election-winning weaponDavid Cameron will on Wednesday try to prevent the health service becoming Labours election-winning weapon when he guarantees that a majority Conservative government will protect the English NHS budget in real terms from 2015 to 2020.It is the first time the prime minister has p
Smoking, poor diet, inactivity and being overweight increase risk of developing gestational diabetes by up to 48%, says studyNearly half of all cases of diabetes during pregnancy could be prevented if women ate well, exercised regularly and stopped smoking before and during pregnancy, according to a study.Gestational diabetes is a common pregnancy complication that has long-term adverse heal
Damaging new evidence comes hours after director Julia Pierson faced a barrage of questions at congressional hearingThe US secret service allowed an armed man with a criminal record for assault to enter an elevator with president Barack Obama, it was disclosed on Tuesday, hours after officials admitted they missed three chances to deter an intruder who broke into the White House earlier this
Its episode three of the new season of Later , with live performances, chat, and the cockneyest of all hosts 10.54pm BST Moment of the night? Thatll be Sam Herring, doing what we just saw him do. On a YouTube near you tomorrow. Already on Twitter. Good night. 10.48pm BST What did you all think? Classic Later right there, or a catastrophic lack of - what does reader Matt call it b
Liverpool manager still angry about strikers injury Whether hes available for Liverpool or not, he wont be fit Sturridge picks up thigh injury during England trainingBrendan Rodgers is on a potential collision course with Roy Hodgson after telling the England manager that Daniel Sturridge will not be fit for the forthcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers even if he plays for Liverpool this weekend.S
Paris Saint-Germain made light of the absent Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a sub-standard start to the season to claim a 3-2 Champions League victory at home to Barcelona.Barça had not conceded a goal this season but David Luiz, Marco Verratti and Blaise Matuidi all punctured their defence to give the French champions three points. Continue reading...
Matej Vydras thunderous second-half strike got Billy McKinlays tenure as Watford manager off to a winning start against Brentford at Vicarage Road.The Hornets could have quite easily been thrown off-kilter in the build-up, as illness saw Oscar Garcia end his 27-day stay as head coach on the eve of the match. His departure led to the former Scotland international McKinlay, appointed first-team
At least six people killed and at least 20 students disappeared by police in Iguala believed to be controlled by drug cartelThe search continued on Tuesday for dozens of students missing since municipal police and unidentified gunmen opened fire on a convoy of buses in the southern Mexican city of Iguala over three days before.The original list of 57 people reported missing seemed set to dro
Sporting Lisbon 0-1 ChelseaJosé Mourinho strode on to the turf at the final whistle, marching pointedly into his opponents half to offer his hand to the Sporting goalkeeper, Rui Patrício, as he trudged away from the goal-mouth digesting defeat. The gesture told some of the story of Chelseas utter dominance as they delivered a first proper statement of intent on a group they now lead. The scorel
Francesco Totti scored a history-making goal as Roma fought back to win a deserved point against Manchester City, who had taken the lead through Sergio Agüeros penalty*Manchester City v Roma in pictures Continue reading...
Nemanja Matics first-half header was enough to secure victory for Chelsea in a good game, although Jose Mourinhos team were almost made to regret their wastefulness in front of goal Continue reading...
The best images from the Etihad Stadium Jamie Jackson: five talking pointsIt has become the recurring theme of Manchester Citys difficult and largely unsatisfactory Champions League story, and the longer it goes on the harder the impression becomes of a team struggling to know what to do to put it right.This is the fourth successive season they have failed to win their first home game in th
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Fashion press hails catwalk models mock demo but critics accuse designer of co-opting feminism to sell costly clothesOn Tuesday 30 September 2014 the unthinkable happened: feminism entered the realm of high fashion. In the finale to the most anticipated show of Paris fashion week, Chanel models strutted down the catwalk brandishing placards demanding womens rights, in a faux protest that was si
Judges praise Millers distinctive voice as The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way To Zion takes £10,000 prize*Kei Miller: My productivity is linked to what could be called a disabilityThe Jamaican poet Kei Miller has won the prestigious Forward prize for the best poetry collection of 2014 for his standout book based on dialogue between a mapmaker striving to impose order on an unfamiliar land
Leicesters director of rugby says, I aint going anywhere, despite his sides poor form and worrying injury listCrisis, what crisis? Talk to Richard Cockerill, Leicesters director of rugby, about the Tigers grim injury list and below-par recent results and the crackle of defiance is remarkable even by his own passionate standards.I am here for the battle, I aint going anywhere. If I am going t
The supermarket is exhorting staff to get shoppers to spend an extra 50p on every visit but it accidentally made the plan publicWould you like a crusty poppy seed baton with that? How about a delicious scotch egg or a pair of parsnips? This could be the new mantra at Sainsburys checkouts after a secret new strategy to boost sales was accidentally revealed by a member of staff at the grocers Rom
New operating system comes three years after launch of the poorly received Windows 8 and skips 9 altogetherMicrosoft is to put some numerical distance between its poorly received Windows 8 operating system and its replacement by calling the new version Windows 10.The new operating system, expected to be released next year, comes three years after the launch of Windows 8. It was announced a
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Why not set up a miniature London in the middle of nowhere, sell each other overpriced cocktails in jam jars and put on retrospectives of obscure artists in the village hall? Soon the house prices will go through the roof and we can all move backWith a pregnant wife and a job that doesnt pay me in truckloads of gold bullion, I currently find myself faced with a stark property choice: I can eith
How the prime ministers wife might have reacted to being introduced to Jim MessinaWell we sent Danny round with a scented candle then Dave rang & the queen admitted he HAD actually heard a strange sound? Except it was not exactly a purr? So Dave was like I hope you can forgive me your majesty for disclosing our private talks which I find so tremendously stimulating etc etc. She was like, we ent