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Jobs worth: 10 of the best workwear trousers for men – in pictures

October 18, 2018 in Fashion

Our pick of the best utility-inspired trousers – dress them up with a smart shirt or down with a casual T-shirt Continue reading…

Japan laid bare: 10 views of a nation in flux – in pictures

October 18, 2018 in Entertainment

How did Japan’s most celebrated photographers chronicle their country in the second half of the 20th century? Its landscapes, customs and cities all feature in a major show at Washington’s Arthur M Sackler Gallery Continue reading…

Queensland man charged with raping young English woman on working holiday

October 18, 2018 in News

Woman says she was sexually assaulted on a number of occasions after she went to work on a rural propertyA Queensland man has been charged following allegations of deceptively recruiting and raping a young English woman on a working holiday in Australia.Police said the 23-year-old alleges to have been sexually assaulted on a number of […]

Melissa Price ‘can’t recall’ entire conversation with former Kiribati leader

October 18, 2018 in News

Australia’s environment minister says encounter was ‘pleasant and light-hearted’Melissa Price has said she can’t “recall the complete conversation” in which three witnesses say she disparaged Pacific nations to the former president of Kiribati but maintains the version provided by Labor’s Pat Dodson is incorrect.Under fire from Labor for misleading the House, the environment minister qualified […]

From nail bars to car washes: how big is the UK’s slavery problem?

October 18, 2018 in News

Across Britain, there are thousands of victims of this often invisible crime. To mark Anti-Slavery Day we look at the scale of hidden exploitation More than 250 years since the end of the transatlantic slave trade, there are close to 41 million people still trapped in some form of slavery across the world today. Yet […]

Saudi autopsy expert ‘who butchered Jamal Khashoggi’ was trained in Britain

October 18, 2018 in News

Salah Muhammad al-Tubaigy (pictured), who is known as a ‘forensic expert’, studied pathology at the University of Glasgow in 2004 and learned how to carry out autopsies while in Britain.

House prices to fall 20% in Sydney and Melbourne, says top economist

October 18, 2018 in News

AMP Capital’s Shane Oliver has revised his forecasts sharply downwards and says risk of crash ‘cannot be ignored’Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne are on course to fall 20%, according to a sharply revised and notably more pessimistic forecast by one of Australia’s most high-profile economists.Shane Oliver, chief economist at AMP Capital, had expected the […]

10 of the best things to do in Palm Springs, California

October 18, 2018 in Lifestyle

Palm Springs’ modernist masterpieces are celebrated in this week’s fall preview but the mountain haven for the Hollywood set is worth a visit any time of yearIn the early 1920s, Hollywood stars adopted Palm Springs as a place to escape the travails of Tinseltown. They were wowed by the fine weather, laid-back vibe and views […]

Thursday briefing: May’s long kiss goodbye

October 18, 2018 in News

PM hints at extended post-Brexit transition … Trump denies trying to take heat off Saudis in Khashoggi crisis … and the shame of erection failureHello, it’s Warren Murray teasing out the threads you need to be following today. Continue reading…

Mohammed bin Salman never was a reformer. This has proved it | Dilip Hiro

October 18, 2018 in News

The Saudi crown prince allowed women to drive, but the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi reveals his true natureIn June, when the ban on Saudi women driving ended, it was portrayed around the world as part of a modernising, liberalising agenda by the new crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. Yet the authorities ordered female activists not […]