Theyve brought evil out: Hungarys poll on migration divides a nation

Violent language and bitterly contested claims mark Viktor Orbns referendum campaign to combat EU plan The Hungarian governments map of Europe is dotted with stark warnings of no-go zones it claims are patrolled by violent immigrants, six in the UK clustered around London alone. The poisonous graphic, in a leaflet handed out to voters ahead […]

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India opens the doors of its fashion world to new era of trans models

Progress is slow, but a pioneering agency is starting to change minds It started with the fingernails. Hed paint them, admire them for a few minutes, then clean them before anyone saw. Then it was his mothers makeup and one day a full outfit. The other kids made jokes boys werent supposed to be like […]

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Edward Albee in quotes: ‘the only things you can write about are life and death’

In interviews, the great American playwright Edward Albee could be as quotable as his characters. Here are 10 of his best observations I failed as a poet, a novelist, a short-story writer and as an essayist, but I was determined to be a writer. So I began writing plays. in a Guardian interview in 2007 […]

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Michelle Obama campaigns for Clinton: ‘Being president is not reality TV’

First lady makes case for why Donald Trump is not qualified for the presidencyas her college campus appearance is part of a push win back millennial voters Michelle Obama used her debut appearance on the campaign trail on Friday to cast Donald Trump as unprepared to succeed her husband in the White House, saying: Being […]

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Nigeria ready to ‘swap’ Boko Haram prisoners for Chibok girls

Information minister says government prepared to intervene in case of 276 girls kidnapped in 2014 Nigerias president, Muhammadu Buhari, is prepared to swap Boko Haram prisoners for the Chibok schoolgirls, a minister has said. Last year the government almost secured the release of the girls whose kidnapping triggered global outrage, but three times the negotiations […]

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Former Rikers Island officers sentenced to prison for beating inmate

The ex-guards were ordered to beat Jahmal Lightfoot in July 2012 after one them claimed he locked eyes with the inmate during a search of the jail Six men who were formerly officers at New Yorks Rikers Island correctional facility were on Friday handed sentences of up to six and a half years in prison, […]

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High Maintenance: a cult favorite makes it to the mainstream

What started as a DIY husband-and-wife experiment has turned into one of falls most anticipated shows. But is it going to be different now that its on HBO? In February of this year, comedian Louis CK wrote that he had chosen to abandon conventional TV production, host his new series Horace and Pete on his […]

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Marc Jacobs defends himself in racial insensitivity furore

The designer, who put dreadlocks on mainly white models, asks why the people who are concerned arent also vocal about the straightening of black hair? The fashion designer Marc Jacobs has defended himself against allegations of racial insensitivity after he used dreadlocks in his New York fashion show but cast mainly white models to wear […]

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Judge denies request to delay Trump University trial by five weeks

Donald Trump requested the delay to a trial beginning 28 November which will determine whether his now-defunct university defrauded customers A federal judge in San Diego has denied Donald Trumps request for a five-week delay to a trial to determine whether the now-defunct Trump University defrauded customers. US district judge Gonzalo Curiel ruled on Thursday […]

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Trump forms anti-abortion coalition and would ban public funding for procedure

Republican nominee hired Marjorie Dannenfelser, one of the nations top anti-abortion activists, to chair coalition of conservative, anti-abortion rights leaders Donald Trump on Friday named one of the nations top anti-abortion activists to his campaign coalition, in the clearest signal yet that the presidential candidate has espoused harsh anti-abortion positions, Trump has nevertheless spent much […]

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