Can women save sumo? The crossroads facing Japan’s national sport
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Can women save sumo? The crossroads facing Japan’s national sport

The ancient Japanese ritual of Sumo is in crisis. Only last week, a Mongolian wrestler…

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A day of Brexit chaos | Today in Focus podcast
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A day of Brexit chaos | Today in Focus podcast

Listen to the podcast here ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2018/nov/16/brexit-chaos-cabinet-resignations-theresa-may-today-focus-podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on…

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Skip Day – high school friendship and everyday racism in Florida
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Skip Day – high school friendship and everyday racism in Florida

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors from an…

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Paradise lost: the town incinerated by California’s deadliest wildfire
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Paradise lost: the town incinerated by California’s deadliest wildfire

Paradise, California, was a slice of heaven for those who lived there – until they…

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Khadija rape case spurs women into action in Morocco: ‘I will not keep silent’:
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Khadija rape case spurs women into action in Morocco: ‘I will not keep silent’:

Moroccan teenager Khadija says she was kidnapped at knife-point, then raped, beaten and tortured by…

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How a ‘quick sterilisation’ took five years of my life
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How a ‘quick sterilisation’ took five years of my life

Jan Faulkner, a mother of five, says she suffered loss of bladder control and mobility…

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Pyongyang calling: we spent a week in North Korea
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Pyongyang calling: we spent a week in North Korea

In rare footage of the North Korean capital, the Guardian gained an insight into what…

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Can you take on the EU and win?  Today in Focus | Podcast
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Can you take on the EU and win? Today in Focus | Podcast

Listen to the full Today in Focus podcast ► http://bit.ly/TiFVaroufakis The former Greek finance minister…

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Life inside Extinction Rebellion: ‘We can’t get arrested quick enough’
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Life inside Extinction Rebellion: ‘We can’t get arrested quick enough’

The inside story of Extinction Rebellion, the direct action group that paralysed central London to…

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How Steve Bannon’s far-right ‘Movement’ stalled in Europe
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How Steve Bannon’s far-right ‘Movement’ stalled in Europe

Rightwing populists are on the rise across Europe. With European parliamentary elections approaching, they are…

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