Jerome Ch’en obituary

Historian of modern China, cut off from his roots, who rued the rise of the military and the Communist conquestThe early life of the historian Jerome Ch’en, who has died aged 99, ran in parallel with the upheavals in modern Read More

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures

Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic Read More

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists

Three men who killed Scandinavian women hiking in High Atlas face death sentence A Moroccan court has condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women who were beheaded while on a hiking trip Read More

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar

With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants “The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m Read More

Care worker found guilty of murdering Lucy McHugh

Stephen Nicholson, 25, killed girl, 13, after she threatened to reveal he had been abusing her A care worker and amateur tattooist has been found guilty of murdering a 13-year-old girl after she threatened to reveal that he had been Read More