Women around the world march against violence – live

Demonstrators gather for 80 events across 31 cities including London, Berlin and New York to protest violence against women and the gendered impact of austerity 3.07pm GMT The Guardian’s Nosheen Iqbal is at the Women’s March in London, where many Read More

‘It’s like hell here’: Australia bakes as record temperatures nudge 50C

Fears rise for homeless and vulnerable people as communities brace for another week of relentless hot weather It was 48.9C last Tuesday in Port Augusta, South Australia, an old harbour city that now harvests makes solar power. Michelle Coles, the Read More

Laquan McDonald's family laments light sentence given to white Chicago officer

Murdered black teen was shot 16 times by Jason Van Dyke Van Dyke sentenced to less than seven years in prison Video of a white Chicago officer shooting a black teenager 16 times shocked consciences around the world. Laquan McDonald Read More

Black police paid less as ethnic pay gap widens, Met figures show

White officers get £1.80 an hour more than black and Asian peers, says study The pay gap in the Metropolitan police between white officers and their black and Asian counterparts has widened in the past year despite promises to close Read More

Two 13-year-olds charged after 10 pupils swallow pills and fall ill

It is understood the pupils took valium, or diazepam, outside a school in Dunfermline in Fife A boy and a girl aged 13 have been charged by police after 10 pupils fell ill when they swallowed pills outside a school. Read More