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Boy, 15, left with 'terrible injuries' after stabbing in Woolwich

Police today appealed for witnesses who left the scene of a stabbing in which a teenage boy suffered "terrible injuries."...

Evening Standard
Liverpool storm back into Champions League

Description  Liverpool midfielder Emre Can celebrates his team's first goal against Hoffenheim Credits ...

The Week
India’s Supreme Court Rules That Privacy is a Fundamental Right of Every Citizen

There have been privacy concerns over the government's biometric identity card program...

Time
As Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Deepens, Here’s How Aung San Suu Kyi Can Save Her Credibility

Kofi Annan's Commisison into Rakhine state has finally made its reccomendations...

Time
Donald Trump to tell Pentagon it has six months to expel transgender people from the military

Donald Trump is reportedly set to tell the Pentagon it has six months to expel transgender people from the military...

Evening Standard
Why Princess Diana and Prince Charles Divorced: Camilla Parker Bowles Affair Came After Bouts of Bulimia

Charles could not seem to compete with Diana's glamour or her almost instinctive ability to connect with ordinary people...

Newsweek
Someone in Massachusetts Just Won Over $700 Million in the Biggest Single Powerball Prize Ever

The odds of getting all six numbers right were one in 292 million, the equivalent to flipping a coin and landing on heads 28 times in a row...

Newsweek
Pound to euro exchange rate: Brexit fears see sterling slump to eight-year low

Holidaymakers are being warned against buying their euros at the last minute at UK airports where bureaux are offering just as little as 87 cents to the pound...

Evening Standard
Natalie Portman just shared her £10 beauty secret with the world

Natalie Portman is one of the most talented and intelligent stars in Hollywood today. A veritable polyglot, she’s studied English, Hebrew, Spanish, German&am...

Stylist
Jeremy Corbyn's living wage plan 'would give one in four British workers a pay rise'

Jeremy Corbyn's £10-an-hour living wage plan would give one in four British workers a pay rise, new analysis from his party claims...

Evening Standard
The battle between Amazon and Alibaba will be fought over warehouse space

When Britons voted last year to leave the EU, a major concern was whether the resulting upheaval would dent the demand for real estate. At…...

Quartz
Tooting named one of the 10 coolest neighbourhoods on EARTH by Lonely Planet

It's got a reputation among Londoners as a shabby chic and gloriously diverse neighbourhood with some of the best curry in town...

Evening Standard
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 24 Aug 2017

Pupils in England await GCSE results More than half a million children in England will receive their GCSE results today. It is the...

The Week
Cambodia’s leader has told a newspaper to pay a $6.3 million tax bill or shut down

Cambodia’s government is making good on a threat—in part inspired by Donald Trump—to silence critical news outlets. The government of prime minister Hun...

Quartz
Transfer News: Chelsea Rocked By Bid For Star Player, Tottenham Plans Deadline Day Spending Spree

There is now just one week for Premier League clubs to buy and sell before the transfer window is closed for four months...

Newsweek
Germany has pulled all of its gold out of Paris

In a secret operation that took five years to complete, Germany’s central bank moved 374 metric tons of gold, worth around $15 billion, out of&#8...

Quartz
Liverpool: Philippe Coutinho Plans to Make His Views Public to Force Barcelona Move

Liverpool has resisted the advances of Barcelona for the Brazilian playmaker so far...

Newsweek
Game of Thrones fan spots hidden detail in those tense Arya and Sansa scenes

You know the drill by now, people: this article contains spoilers for the seventh season of Game of Thrones, so don’t even think about reading on if you&...

Stylist
These animated geometric vintage book covers are mesmerising

Many predicted that, with the digital revolution threatening to overhaul the world of culture, that the humble record sleeve and book cover would soon be a thing of the past...

Shortlist
Vietnam is the East Asian cornerstone of India’s “counter China” policy

Last week, Vietnam indicated it has bought BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles, a weapon the country has long cherished, from India. Without going into the specifics,&am...

Quartz
Border police foil 56,000 attempts by migrants to reach Britain

UK Border Force foiled more than 56,000 attempts by migrants trying to get to Kent from France last year, figures show...

Evening Standard
Thursday 24 August 2017

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday Study says Exxon 'misled public on climate science&...

The Week
India’s top court has ruled: Privacy is a fundamental right

In a landmark judgement, India’s supreme court today (Aug. 24) ruled that privacy is a fundamental right—a ruling that could have a far-reaching impact on&...

Quartz
Middle-aged people told to walk faster amid 'laziness' health crisis in UK

Middle-aged people have been urged to walk faster amid fears a "laziness crisis" is sweeping the UK...

Evening Standard
AQA grade boundaries 2017: How the GCSE grading system works

Half a million teenagers will nervously open their GCSE results today, but a change in the grading system may leave some confused...

Evening Standard
GCSE results day: How the new grading system works

Half a million teenagers will nervously open their GCSE results today, but a change in the grading system may leave some confused...

Evening Standard
Between two cultures: What happens to the psyche of an Indian child born and raised in the West

What is the recipe for long-term happiness? One crucial ingredient cited by many people is closeness in their social relationships. Very happy people have strong&#...

Quartz
50 Million People in Pakistan Are at Risk of Arsenic Poisoning From Contaminated Groundwater

Incessant pumping of groundwater has caused water tables to drop drastically, tapping into tainted water pockets...

Time
GCSE results day 2017: Half a million get their grades amid warning top scores harder to come by under new system

Tough new marking guidelines for English and maths GCSEs mean just a small percentage of pupils are set to get the top grades...

Evening Standard
GCSE results day: Half a million receive grades amid warning top marks harder to come by under new system

Tough new marking guidelines for English and maths GCSEs mean just a small percentage of pupils are set to get the top grades...

Evening Standard
GCSE results day: Half a million get their grades amid warning top marks harder to come by under new system

Tough new marking guidelines for English and maths GCSEs mean just a small percentage of pupils are set to get the top grades...

Evening Standard
Bigger and stronger is the new motto as India readies for a massive wave of bank consolidation

The Indian banking landscape is set for big changes with the government deciding to merge the many state-owned lenders. The idea is to have stronger,…...

Quartz
If you want to see how delivery drones should work, look at Africa

Zipline, a Californian drone-delivery startup that has been delivering blood to Rwandan clinics since October, announced today that it’s expanding its operat...

Quartz
Supporters of Colin Kaepernick Rally in New York Demanding He Be Signed

The league is accused of blackballing the quarterback, who remains unsigned...

Time
Ramdev vs Sri Sri: The ayurveda market prepares for the battle of the gurus

The spirits are rising in the Indian herbal and ayurvedic products market. Yoga guru Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved’s growing clout in consumer goods sector ha...

Quartz
Qatar Restores Diplomatic Ties With Iran Amid Regional Crisis

The country's ambassador would return to Tehran...

Time
White Nationalist Christopher Cantwell Has Turned Himself in, Police Say

Cantwell was wanted on three felony charges...

Time
'Gun selfies' lead to teen's arrest

Credits  Scott Barbour/Getty Images Alt Text  Stolen guns lead to teen's arrest A...

The Week
Allah-Lahs concert cancelled over terror fears

Credits  ARIE KIEVIT/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text  Van driver arrested in Rotterdam after terror threat...

The Week
Donald Trump's behaviour 'downright disturbing', says former intelligence director

Credits  BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text  James Clapper has publicly questioned Trump&a...

The Week
How a few Trump tweets undid one of the biggest transgender rights victories under Obama

Trump’s ban on transgender military service is a big blow to LGBTQ rights — but it remains unclear how it will be implemented. With a few tweets, President Donald Tr...

Vox
The big business of teaching

As expected, the prospect of charging £9,000 (and rising) per annum, per student has universities abandoning any pretence to maintaining…...

The Spectator
From ‘America first’ to ‘pragmatic realism’

So much for Donald J. Trump, ‘America first’ isolationist. Gone is the man who, as a civilian, repeatedly endorsed a…...

The Spectator
We’re losing the cat-and-mouse terror game

I wonder how Mohammad Khan is getting on in his legal action against Virgin Atlantic. Mo — a Muslim, the…...

The Spectator
The Chloe Ayling story masks slavery’s sad truth

Do you believe Chloe Ayling? She is the 20-year-old glamour model whose dramatic story has been all over the newspapers…...

The Spectator
The heartbreaking story of Pecky, a young green woodpecker

Ever since I was a child, I’d always yearned to see a green woodpecker. With its scarlet cap and lime-green…...

The Spectator
The truth about Brexit? One professor’s guess is no better than another’s

Removing all trade and tariff barriers as part of a hard Brexit would generate ‘a £135 billion annual boost to…...

The Spectator
Hard lessons

George Tomlinson, the post-war education secretary, declared that politicians should leave exams to the teachers because ‘the minister knows nowt…...

The Spectator
Portrait of the week

Home Big Ben ceased sounding for a planned period of four years, thanks to a decision by the Speaker and…...

The Spectator
Diary

It has been a summer of tears, both of joy and sorrow. The latter first: how could stones not weep…...

The Spectator
Letters

In defence of General Lee Sir: In your leader ‘America’s identity crisis’ (19 August) you state that ‘When General Lee…...

The Spectator
George R.R. Martin Would Like You to Know That He Watches Game of Thrones

Contrary to media reports suggesting otherwise...

Time
‘We Will Not Stand By as Venezuela Crumbles:’ Mike Pence Tells Venezuelans

Following his South American trip, in which he attempted to rally the region against Venezuela...

Time
Trump Is Like An Autocrat From Germany In 1933, Former British Ambassador Says

The president's took aim at the media in a fiery speech in Arizona on Thursday, prompting significant blowback...

Newsweek
10 Dead, Dozens Missing After a Boat Sinks on a River in Brazil

The public security office of the state of Para said 15 people made it to the shore...

Time
Federal Judge Blocks Latest Version of Texas Voter ID Law

The same judge had blocked a previous version of the law in 2014...

Time
Mom Who Criticized Louise Linton: She Doesn’t Know ‘What Everyday Americans Deal With’

"I don't think she has any idea what everyday Americans deal with"...

Time
“Nocturne,” the Podcast That Explores the Night

Sarah Larson on “Nocturne,” a podcast, hosted and produced by Vanessa Lowe, that tells stories about the night...

The New Yorker
Vox Sentences: Breaking up is hard to do

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your...

Vox
Senior U.S. Diplomat Overseeing European Issues Forced Out

The Trump administration sidelines another experienced State Department official...

Foreign Policy
'The greatest gift you can give is forgiveness': Growing up a sex worker’s daughter

Laal Batti Express explores how the daughters of Mumbai's red light district found power in forgiveness...

BBC Magazine
Donald Trump’s Campaign Pollster Tweeted Out a Poll That Is Not Great for the President

If a 2020 primary were held today, 50% of the GOP would be most likely to vote for Donald Trump...

Time
U.S. Coalition, ISIS and Assad Have Raqqa Residents Trapped In A 'Deadly Labrynth'

Amnesty International called on all parties to create safe ways for civilians to flee the frontline...

Newsweek
Will Trump Be the Death of the Goldwater Rule?

Jeannie Suk Gersen writes about what is preventing mental-health professionals from questioning the mind of President Donald Trump...

The New Yorker
Freeview film of the day: Chinatown

Jack Nicholson comes out guns blazing in the classic neo-noir from director Roman Polanski...

Radio Times
How A Short Meditation Can Help People Drink Less

Just 11 minutes of mindfulness training may help heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, according to new research in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. People...

Time
Trump Will Pardon Joe Arpaio Because of Alex Jones’s Infowars and Matt Drudge

Convicted Sheriff Arpaio thanks right wing media for getting his story to Trump...

Newsweek
Interview: Gene Roddenberry

An interview with the mind behind Star Trek...

Longform
The Atlantic Daily: Back to Backlash

What We’re FollowingTrump’s Phoenix Rally: The president attacked the media and Arizona’s Republican senators while defending his response to Charlottesville and the for...

The Atlantic
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu September 2017 New Releases

Check out the third season of "Narcos," the fourth of "Transparent," the season six premiere of "The Mindy Pro...

Newsweek
How Will Scorsese Tackle the Joker's Origin Story? Batman Mythology Provides (Many) Answers

Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips and Scott Silver will aim to give definition to the Joker's mysterious past...

Newsweek
President Trump and Mitch McConnell Insist They’re Getting Along

McConnell says priorities include tax overhaul, spending and other bills...

Time
Donald Trump—Popular in France?

Barry Blitt offers humorous renditions of President Donald Trump in Jerry Lewis movies...

The New Yorker
The Taliban’s Response to Trump’s Afghanistan Address

Steve Coll on the response from the Taliban to President Trump’s speech on the Afghanistan war this week...

The New Yorker
Rabbis Drop Out of Jewish Holiday Conference Call With President Trump

"The President’s words have given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia"...

Time
Robots in Japan are now Buddhist priests

It seems there is literally no job that is safe from the rising tide of automation, including those who guide us into the afterlife. At…...

Quartz
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: McConnell: Nothing to See Here

Today in 5 LinesCNN reports that the White House has paperwork ready to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Jeff Arpaio, after President Trump hinted that he would do so at...

The Atlantic
People Are Buying Confederate Flags in Droves as Race Debate Spreads Across the U.S.

Alabama Flag & Banner's owner told AL.com she's seen a jump in orders for the Civil War-era flags...

Newsweek
What Are Sound Weapons?

Earlier this month the U.S. State Department disclosed that several Havana-based diplomats have experienced “incidents which have caused a variety of physical symptoms.” S...

The Atlantic
Twitter, YouTube May Return to Iran, as Youngest Minister Fights for Social Media Freedoms

"I have a Twitter account and I think it is a suitable tool for public diplomacy, connecting to people around the globe and voicing our ideas."...

Newsweek
There’s a New Joker Movie Coming. Here’s Who Should Play Batman’s Nemesis

A new origin story of the Batman villain is in development...

Time
Why Your Teenage BFF Is Good For Your Mental Health

New research shows close friendships are better than groups of casual friends...

Newsweek
Princess Diana’s Death Made Prince William Old Before His Time

The well-adjusted boys now have a pretty good reason to fall to pieces. They must cope not just with their mother's death, but with the press being blamed for it...

Newsweek
Here’s Your Guide to the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

Usually the biggest spectacle of awards season, MTV’s annual Video Music Awards offer an unfiltered glimpse into the lives and wild getups of music&a...

Time
Donald Trump calls for 'national unity' after explosive Phoenix rally

Donald Trump has called for national unity a day after his explosive speech sparked violent protests at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix...

Evening Standard
Bernie Sanders Voters Helped Trump Win and Here's Proof

Bernie Sanders supporters didn't just stay at home, they voted for Donald Trump in significant numbers last November...

Newsweek
President Trump Made a Confusing Reference to ‘Clean Coal.’ Here’s What He Probably Meant

President Trump loves to talk about “clean coal,” but even environmentalists were confused by his latest reference. During a rambling campa...

Time
Red states are developing some really big ideas about how to waive Obamacare

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to...

Vox
President Trump Calls For Unity After Fiery Political Speech

Trump returned to calls for unity and love as he spoke to veterans...

Time
N.Y.C. Summer Scavenger Hunt

Cartoons by Miss Lasko-Gross show a humorous series of scavenger-hunt objectives in New York City during the summer...

The New Yorker
Anthony Bourdain Gets Tattoos Instead of Taking Photos to Capture Moments Forever

"They do commemorate in a way that photographs can't"...

Time
Shocking moment driver reverses and rams into police car on busy road in Bradford

This is the shocking moment a driver reversed a car and rammed into a police vehicle on a busy road...

Evening Standard
In Phoenix, Trump Lets the Real World Go Away

Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Donald Trump’s statements at a rally in Phoenix this week, where he decried the media and immigrants, and praised Joe Arpaio...

The New Yorker
If you were baffled by Trump’s Phoenix rally, it’s because it wasn’t for you

The Trump administration’s legislative agenda is in shambles. The White House is losing people faster than a series of The Apprentice. Obamacare has not been...

Quartz
How to Get a Chance to Party in Style With Rihanna for a Dollar

A donation of just one dollar could be your ticket to a glitzy charity ball in New York City hosted by none other than party icon Rihanna herself. This week, the chart-topping...

Time
‘He Is Part of My Makeup.’ Jim Carrey on What He Learned From Jerry Lewis

'I’ve always had this psychic connection with Jerry Lewis'...

Time
It’s Hard to Get Rid of a Confederate Memorial in New York City

Robert Sullivan writes about efforts to rid New York City of Confederate memorials, like two streets named after Confederate generals on an Army base in Brooklyn...

The New Yorker
Grenfell Tower: Kensington and Chelsea council leader heckled with calls to resign at tense meeting

The leader of Kensington and Chelsea council was heckled with calls for her resignation during a fraught public meeting as residents vented their fury over its handling of the...

Evening Standard
Workers Shroud Charlottesville Robert E. Lee Statue in Black as City Mourns

The city council voted to shroud the Lee statue...

Time
Rotterdam incident: Police cancel rock gig of Californian band Allah-Las as bus loaded with gas cannisters found nearby

A concert featuring an American rock band has been cancelled as police found a bus loaded with gas cannisters nearby...

Evening Standard
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