Liftoff: The new race to the moon begins

The race is on to put people back on the moon | Continue reading


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The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run

Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely? | Continue reading


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Women are happier without children or a spouse

Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan says traditional markers of success no longer apply | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 10 hours ago

Led by Donkeys show their faces at last: ‘No one knew it was us’

The four men behind the nationwide Brexit billboard phenomenon finally reveal their identities – in the pub where it all began | Continue reading


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German YouTuber Rezo’s video attacking Merkel party goes viral

Music producer claims country’s conservative alliance has created deep divide | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 23 hours ago

Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame?

A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm | Continue reading


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At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns

Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peak | Continue reading


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A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick

In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’ | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 1 day ago

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters

Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or ill | Continue reading


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Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques

British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each year | Continue reading


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Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia

Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says | Continue reading


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UN poverty expert hits back over UK ministers' 'denial of facts'

Exclusive: Philip Alston says he thought government response to his report might be a spoof | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 1 day ago

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill?

Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problems | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 1 day ago

Neil Gaiman interview (May 24, 2019)

Before Terry Pratchett died, Gaiman told his friend he would adapt their novel about an angel and a devil stopping the apocalypse. As Good Omens starts on TV, he discusses fame, politics and honouring that promise | Continue reading


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School climate strikes expected to be largest yet

Students around the world are walking out of lessons to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change | Continue reading


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Facebook plans to launch currency in 2020

Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decision | Continue reading


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Theresa May announces her resignation

Prime minister bows to party pressure and draws three-year premiership to a close | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 1 day ago

Theresa May expected to announce her resignation over Brexit

Latest news as prime minister widely expected to bow to pressure from Tory MPs and reveal the date she will leave Downing Street | Continue reading


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Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars

From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy? | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

NHS to sign up patients for 'virtual' A&E (ER) in tech revolution

Exclusive: Patients checking systems will be told by chatbot if they need to go to hospital | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers

Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a train | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Sydney Morning Herald and Age to stop running Ipsos poll after surprise election result

Nine newspapers say best reporting of voters’ mood came from journalists on the road | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable'

Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recover | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman

Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years ago | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Young people have led the climate strikes. Now we need adults to join us too

Together, on 20 September, we can unleash mass resistance, say Greta Thunberg and 46 youth activists | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

EU citizens denied vote in the UK european elections

People reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errors | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

2,300-year-old bark shield found

Archaeologists hail iron age object a ‘marvellous, internationally important find’ | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

I met my Islamophobic troll

The long read: In 2017, I started getting regular messages from an anonymous Twitter user telling me my religion was ‘evil’. Eventually I responded – and he agreed to meet face to face | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off

Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctions | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 days ago

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge

Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding Britain | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands

General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territory | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds

Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Hacking the free throw: the science behind the most practiced shot in sports

The free throw is the rare instance in sport where a player can attempt to score without any defensive pressure. So why do so many top players struggle? | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Belgian monks resurrect 220-year-old beer after finding recipe

Grimbergen Abbey brew incorporates methods found in 12th-century books | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Leader of UK House of Commons Just Resigned from Government

Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit bill | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups

Announcement comes after Guardian revealed Google gave $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion group | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for

Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in court | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media

Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last year and Musk adopted image and description for his Twitter profile | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

US cosmetics are full of chemicals banned by Europe – why?

A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulations | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

UN report compares Tory welfare policies to creation of workhouses

Ministers in denial about impact of austerity since 2010, says poverty expert | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

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Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a train | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 3 days ago

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs

Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York plan | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared?

Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abused, writes data consultant Dylan Curran | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US

Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report finds | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows

Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five years | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

Boeing dismissed chance of bird strike that may have caused second 737 Max crash

US investigators explore whether bird collision triggered Ethiopian Airlines crash in March, which occurred months after Lion Air disaster | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

Brexit: Vote on second referendum, now possible

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago

Inside Huawei – A Photo Essay

Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 4 days ago