Life in the shadow of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire
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Life in the shadow of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire

On 3 June, the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted, killing at least 113 people and…

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From drag queens to rappers: up close with the UK’s anti-Trump protesters
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From drag queens to rappers: up close with the UK’s anti-Trump protesters

The Guardian spends the day getting to know the people Donald Trump tried to avoid…

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Death under the arches: the businesses at risk due to rail sell-off
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Death under the arches: the businesses at risk due to rail sell-off

Network Rail, Britain’s largest landlord of small businesses, is selling off its £1.4bn property portfolio,…

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Billy Caldwell’s mother: ‘Medical cannabis keeps my epileptic son alive’
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Billy Caldwell’s mother: ‘Medical cannabis keeps my epileptic son alive’

When 12-year-old Billy Caldwell’s medicinal cannabis was confiscated by British border forces last month, his…

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After you: the psychology of queues and how to beat them
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After you: the psychology of queues and how to beat them

Queues are simple: you join at the back and wait your turn. But there’s a…

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Confessions from A&E: a 90-year-old’s secret to a happy marriage
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Confessions from A&E: a 90-year-old’s secret to a happy marriage

“He had a lovely great big penis.”  When a sweet, rosy-cheeked 90-year-old walked into A&E,…

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Confessions from A&E: Michael Mosley on his first stitch-up
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Confessions from A&E: Michael Mosley on his first stitch-up

“I was humiliated. The nurse thought it was absolutely hilarious and had to leave the…

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Confessions from A&E: the incredibly itchy back
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Confessions from A&E: the incredibly itchy back

Confessions from A&E: Peppa Pig, the unsung hero of paediatric medicine
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Confessions from A&E: Peppa Pig, the unsung hero of paediatric medicine

Dr Ranj Singh from the CBeebies show Get Well Soon also works in emergency paediatric medicine. When…

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Confessions from A&E: the day Isis burst into my operating theatre
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Confessions from A&E: the day Isis burst into my operating theatre

Heart surgery is complicated enough, without being held at gunpoint by Isis. In 2013, consultant…

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