Behrouz Boochani: how I got out of my Manus Island hell

Behrouz Boochani: how I got out of my Manus Island hell

Behrouz Boochani, the Kurdish Iranian refugee and journalist who became the voice of those incarcerated by Australia on Manus Island, has landed in New Zealand.
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Should we fear chlorinated chicken?

Should we fear chlorinated chicken?

Chlorinated chicken does not sound like something you'd like to see on a menu.
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Anywhere But Westminster: are the Tories losing their suburban heartlands?

Anywhere But Westminster: are the Tories losing their suburban heartlands?

As their national election trek goes on, John Harris and John Domokos hit the Surrey town of Guildford, recently won by the Conservatives with a big majority.
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The people on a mission to live for ever

The people on a mission to live for ever

What if you could cheat death and live for ever? To people in the radical life extension movement, immortality is a real possibility.
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Beyond Brexit, Corbyn and Johnson: Stoke's politics of hope

Beyond Brexit, Corbyn and Johnson: Stoke's politics of hope

In the 2016 referendum, John Harris and John Domokos watched the Staffordshire city vote heavily to leave the EU.
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Ask an expert: the Australian Museum's ornithologist picks her Bird of the Year

Ask an expert: the Australian Museum's ornithologist picks her Bird of the Year

In a move sure to ruffle some feathers, the Australian Museum's top ornithologist shares her top picks for the 2019 Bird of the Year.
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Why do so many black people love kung fu movies?

Why do so many black people love kung fu movies?

Kung fu references crop up a lot in black culture - Jim Kelly in Enter the Dragon, Wesley Snipes' Blade films and hip-hop artists like Wu-Tang Clan.
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California wildfires: what role has the climate crisis played?

California wildfires: what role has the climate crisis played?

Thousands of firefighters have been battling wildfires across California, after warm temperatures, strong winds and low humidity turned the state into a 'tinderbox'. So is this the new normal?
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Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME

Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME

More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME.
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Testing electric cars: is this the silent future of Australian motoring?

Testing electric cars: is this the silent future of Australian motoring?

Naaman Zhou went to Sydney's Eastern Creek racetrack to try out the latest electric and hybrid vehicles.
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Life on Manus: how Australia transformed a tropical island into a prison

Life on Manus: how Australia transformed a tropical island into a prison

In July 2019, Guardian Australia immigration reporter Helen Davidson travelled to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Here she explains how the tropical island became an Australian-run prison.
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Richard Ratcliffe's determined fight to free wife Nazanin from an Iranian jail

Richard Ratcliffe's determined fight to free wife Nazanin from an Iranian jail

In 2016 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran and charged with espionage. Her young daughter, Gabriella, was with her at the time and the family have been separated ever since.
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Lord of the Rain: one man's fight against climate catastrophe

Lord of the Rain: one man's fight against climate catastrophe

Doyte lives in South Omo, Ethiopia, one of the most remote areas in the world and hard hit by the climate crisis.
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'This is where we live our truth': visiting America's gay bars

'This is where we live our truth': visiting America's gay bars

The Guardian visits three gay bars in Texas, Mississippi and Indiana, where the owners and punters share how important those spaces remain for a community threatened by Trump.
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Salariman rap battle: where Tokyo businessmen say what they really think of each other

Salariman rap battle: where Tokyo businessmen say what they really think of each other

Corporate culture in Japan involves strict hierarchy and long hours that have led to cases of death from overwork – so some 'salarimen' started an underground rap battle to let off steam.
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How your period is making other people rich

How your period is making other people rich

Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic.
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Creature comforts: has the US's emotional support animal epidemic gone too far?

Creature comforts: has the US's emotional support animal epidemic gone too far?

Emotional support animals, or ESAs, have exploded across the US in recent years, with rising numbers of pet owners getting their animals certified online.
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Blood, sweat and fears: special report on abuse towards grassroots football referees

Blood, sweat and fears: special report on abuse towards grassroots football referees

The FA has rebooted its Respect Campaign this season to protect grassroots referees in England but many continue to suffer both mental and physical abuse.
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Do cyclists think they're above the law, and does it even matter?

Do cyclists think they're above the law, and does it even matter?

Cyclists can be a nuisance, running red lights, riding on the pavement ... but are they dangerous, and if not, is it a problem if they break the law?
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The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained

Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA.
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Brexit teens: coming of age during political chaos

Brexit teens: coming of age during political chaos

Hear how teenagers from across Britain really feel about Brexit, in their own words.
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Trapped in Gaza: a day in the life of a rapper who has never left the strip

Trapped in Gaza: a day in the life of a rapper who has never left the strip

Khaled al-Nairab belongs to a generation in Gaza who have spent their entire lives in the fenced-off enclave.
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The Age of Stupid revisited: what's changed on climate change? – video

The Age of Stupid revisited: what's changed on climate change? – video

Ten years after climate movie The Age of Stupid had its green-carpet, solar-powered premiere, we follow its director as she revisits people and places from the film and asks: are we still heading for the catastrophic future it depicted?
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Somali Night Fever: the little-known story of Somalia's disco era

Somali Night Fever: the little-known story of Somalia's disco era

In the 1970s and 80s Mogadishu's airwaves were filled with Somali funk, disco, soul and reggae. Musicians rocking afros and bell-bottom trousers would perform at the city's trendiest nightclubs during the height of the country's golden era of music.
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Big data: why should you care? – video

Big data: why should you care? – video

In the second episode of Five Minute Masterminds, the author and broadcaster Timandra Harkness introduces big data, explaining how big it actually is, its impact on recent political elections and how it can change your life.
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Why your memories can't be trusted – video

Why your memories can't be trusted – video

Memory does not work like a video tape – it is not stored like a file just waiting to be retrieved. Instead, memories are formed in networks across the brain and every time they are recalled they can be subtly changed.
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Can we all move to Mars? Prof Martin Rees on space exploration – video

Can we all move to Mars? Prof Martin Rees on space exploration – video

The first of a series of films called 'Five minute masterminds' starts with Prof Martin Rees, the astronomer royal.
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Finding Ashley: a Native American family's desperate search for their missing relative – video

Finding Ashley: a Native American family's desperate search for their missing relative – video

Ashley Heavyrunner Loring was 20 when she disappeared from the Blackfeet reservation in Montana in June 2017.
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Flat Earth rising: meet the people casting aside 2,500 years of science – video

Flat Earth rising: meet the people casting aside 2,500 years of science – video

Though not a new phenomenon, flat Earth theory has enjoyed a huge resurgence recently.
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Uncaged: saving China's songbirds from the poachers' nets – video

Uncaged: saving China's songbirds from the poachers' nets – video

Bird poaching – for meat or for the pet trade – has become a silent epidemic across China.
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Orbán, my dad and me – video

Orbán, my dad and me – video

A Guardian film-maker and his father, who left communist Hungary for Britain in the 70s and now supports the nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, take a road trip through the country.
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'We need free period products in schools – it's a human right'

'We need free period products in schools – it's a human right'

A teenager from London, Amika George campaigns against period poverty. One in 10 girls in the UK miss school because they cannot afford pads and tampons, and George describes the 'horrific' alternatives some are forced to use.
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Staged sex: how an intimacy coordinator works with actors on sex scenes – video

Staged sex: how an intimacy coordinator works with actors on sex scenes – video

The role of the intimacy coordinator has become more important in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations and the broader #MeToo movement.
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Why can't I sleep? My mission to understand insomnia

Why can't I sleep? My mission to understand insomnia

Millions of people in the UK have trouble sleeping, and Guardian reporter Leah Green is one of them.
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Why high school is different when Trump's deportation policies hang over your family

Why high school is different when Trump's deportation policies hang over your family

Ashley Solis is a Mexican American teenager, farmworker and factory worker who dreams of being the first in her family to graduate from high school and go to college.
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What makes a man? | Modern Masculinity: episode 3

What makes a man? | Modern Masculinity: episode 3

As part of a series on modern masculinity, Guardian journalist Iman Amrani is exploring what masculinity means to a range of men from diverse backgrounds.
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Shots fired at protesters defying curfew in Chile

Shots fired at protesters defying curfew in Chile

Footage passed to the Guardian by the freelance journalist Jonathan Franklin shows shots being fired at protesters on the streets of Chile's capital on Monday night.
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Climate activists on how they think the crisis should be reported

Climate activists on how they think the crisis should be reported

The Guardian recently pledged to give the climate crisis the attention it demands.
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Taste test: meat-free v plant-based 'meat' burgers

Taste test: meat-free v plant-based 'meat' burgers

Plant-based ‘meats’ are becoming ubiquitous in high-end, health-conscious menus and fast-food chains. Alternatives to ground beef offer a more sustainable pub meal indulgence or hangover cure.
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On the ground with People's Vote marchers: ‘It’s not done by a long way’

On the ground with People's Vote marchers: ‘It’s not done by a long way’

From morris dancers to a man dressed as death and everyone in between: the Guardian followed anti-Brexit protesters in London on Saturday as they marched to demand a fresh referendum.
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Canadian elections: can Justin Trudeau hold on to power?

Canadian elections: can Justin Trudeau hold on to power?

The Canadian prime minister’s progressive shine is looking tarnished and shop-worn as the country heads to the polls on 21 October – and Justin Trudeau is now in the fight of his political life.
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Could Donald Trump actually be impeached?

Could Donald Trump actually be impeached?

Things are getting serious for Donald Trump. The swiftly unrolling Ukraine scandal could cause him to become only the third president to be impeached.But what is impeachment? How does it work? And how likely is it to happen?
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How fracking is taking its toll on Argentina's indigenous people

How fracking is taking its toll on Argentina's indigenous people

An oil fire burned for more than three weeks next to a freshwater lake in Vaca Muerta, Argentina, one of the world’s largest deposits of shale oil and gas and home to the indigenous Mapuche people.
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'He said: 'I’d break the law for you.' I was 13': calling time on street harassment

'He said: 'I’d break the law for you.' I was 13': calling time on street harassment

Rape threats, racist slurs, being followed home, just some of the things that women and girls are subjected to on a daily basis.
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What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean?

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean?

Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling.
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Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.
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Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.
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Who are the world's biggest climate polluters?

Who are the world's biggest climate polluters?

Who are the world's biggest climate polluters?
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