Satellite eye on Earth: September 2017 – in pictures

Algal blooms, hurricanes and volcano fields are among the images captured by Nasa and the ESA last month A potentially harmful algal bloom covered more than 700 square miles in the western basin of Lake Erie in late September, turning Read More

Five children and father believed to have died in Welsh farmhouse fire

Children aged between four and 11 are thought to have died in Powys fire, while three other children, aged 10, 12 and 13, managed to escape Five children aged four to 11 are believed to have died alongside their father Read More

Donald Trump tweets dismiss George Papadopoulos as 'low level volunteer'

President issues first reaction to guilty plea linking campaign with Russia Moscow calls allegations ‘hysteria’ but declines to go into specifics Donald Trump has broken his silence over the former foreign policy aide who tried to secure a meeting for Read More

Catalonia's ousted president ‘not seeking asylum in Belgium’ – video

The former president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, told a press conference in Brussels on Tuesday that he did not intend to seek political asylum in Belgium, but had travelled to the country so he could ‘act with freedom and safety’. Read More

A cavalry parade and the Day of the Dead: Tuesdays haunting highlights

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a giant crab and Halloween at the White House Continue reading…