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The totalitarian shift that has brought Mussolini back to the mainstream

The long speak: Italys CasaPound has been central to normalising autocracy again in the member states of its delivery. Now theyre trying to enter parliament On the night of 27 December 2003, five men ended into a huge, empty place complex in Rome, just south of the city’s main railway station, Roma Termini. A few epoches earlier, “the mens” had …

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‘ I don’t look like most people’s idea of a Gypsy’

The long read: Damian Le Bas takes to the road to reconnect with his Traveller roots It is Friday night. I’m 30 years old, alone on a fake-fur covering in the back of a cold Transit van. Most of my generation are out there in saloon, or indoors by the telly, canoodling, debating or prepare, or extending across to the …

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Memoranda to Trump after his NFL rant: play is, and ever has been, political

The president replies protesters must be fired and the Warriors cant come to the White House. He knows as well as Colin Kaepernick that everything is political Politics and boast ought to have bedfellows since at least the proposed establishment of the ancient Olympic Game some 28 centuries ago, when metropolitan include an indication that vied year-round for finite riches …

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‘I slept on the flooring in a flat near Harrods’: floors of modern slavery

More than 200 years since it was abolished, slavery is rife all over “the worlds”. Parties who have escaped describe their ordeal When Elvira arrived at Heathrow in 2014, she imagined “shes had” escaped the abuse shed faced as a domestic worker in Qatar. Yet the exploitation the Filipino woman was about to suffer would surpass anything she experienced in …

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Dublin boxing weigh-in filming demise linked to gangland grudge

A number of others injured including one gravely after gunmen open fire in inn during weigh-in for WBO European lightweight fight One man has been shot dead and at the least one other was seriously injured after gunmen garmented as police officers opened fire during a weigh-in for a WBO European boxing match in Ireland on Friday afternoon. The incident …

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‘I slept on the floor in a flat near Harrods’: tales of modern bondage

More than 200 times since it was abolished, bondage is rife all over “the worlds”. Parties who have escaped describe their ordeal When Elvira arrived at Heathrow in 2014, she reputed she had escaped the abuse molted faced as a domestic worker in Qatar. Yet the exploitation the Filipino woman was about to suffer would surpass anything she experienced in …

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Scary, nasty and armed: the Roy Moore I knew | Stephen Bates

When I caught up with the defeated Republican politician in Alabama in 2006, he filled me in on the law, the lord and an surprising British connection, writes Stephen Bates, a former Guardian religious occasions correspondent Judge Roy Moore was one of the scariest- and most unpleasant- boys I have ever converged. That he has not yet, at the time …

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Philippine polls 2016: what you need to know- the Guardian brief

A man known as the Punisher extends the polls, an anti-gay boxing champion could be a senator and the son of a dictator is leading for vice-president Whats happening ? The Philippines is holding elections for almost all branches of authority. The most powerful poles of chairperson and vice-president will be voted for, with the winners acting one six-year period. …

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A suicide in Gaza

The long read: How the death of a talented young Palestinian writer brought to light a sharp rise in suicides When Mohanned Younis, a 22 -year-old student, turned over to his home in a comparatively prospering part of Gaza City one night last-place August, he was in an agitated commonwealth. He had been depressed, his mother, Asma, recalled. But “shes …

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