What”s happening in your city? The Guardian’s Readers’ Choice Awards take place in Camden today, marking the end of the third year of the competition

What''s happening in your city? The Guardian’s Readers’ Choice Awards take place in Camden today, marking the end of the third year of the competition. Highlights this year include: The Guardian’s most requested topic for 2015 – which in this case is: how to save Camden. Click here for more. ...

If you live in South Africa, you probably noticed a large banner in one of the city’s main public buildings

If you live in South Africa, you probably noticed a large banner in one of the city’s main public buildings. “Stop the killings of Afrikaners”, the banner proclaimed. The sign that has appeared at the entrance to the city’s Johannesburg headquarters – one of the world’s largest commercial centres – was a bold, bold statement that has...

The Scottish government has said it is prepared to take up the case for a referendum on Scottish independence, if it comes to the table in talks on the...

The Scottish government has said it is prepared to take up the case for a referendum on Scottish independence, if it comes to the table in talks on the referendum bill ahead of the September 2016 referendum. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told BBC Scotland''s Good Morning Scotland programme she would consider any offers from the UK government.Asked...

It”s early morning, and with a crowd of about 25,000 people in the surrounding square, it”s hard not to think this is a high-level football match

It''s early morning, and with a crowd of about 25,000 people in the surrounding square, it''s hard not to think this is a high-level football match. But there''s another side to the story. This is the site of a controversial trial, the first in Brazil involving a female prosecutor for sexual assault. Prosecutor Angela Carvalho, 42, is being...

In the weeks leading up to the publication of a long-awaited report into the deaths of hundreds of migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos last December, the story...

In the weeks leading up to the publication of a long-awaited report into the deaths of hundreds of migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos last December, the story of the migrants turned into a story of survival itself. Related: Guardian special report: The story of the migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos ...

The latest version of the iPhone, which has a curved screen and is powered by the A9 processor, is the most expensive iPhone ever sold

The latest version of the iPhone, which has a curved screen and is powered by the A9 processor, is the most expensive iPhone ever sold. The US market is also the biggest. The iPhone 5, which uses the same base-chip as the iPhone 4, has already sold a million units in the US in just over a...

When I met the Duke of Cambridge in 2007, the subject of his marriage was not even in my mind, but something far more significant

When I met the Duke of Cambridge in 2007, the subject of his marriage was not even in my mind, but something far more significant. My interest was piqued by the fact that the then Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind, who was on the other side of the Atlantic, was a fan of the Duke. He had recently...

The police officer who shot dead a man who ran towards him from a side street in London last year has been placed on administrative leave

The police officer who shot dead a man who ran towards him from a side street in London last year has been placed on administrative leave. The Metropolitan police said officer Stephen Roberts had not been informed of the charge against him. Roberts was patrolling the nearby Borough Hill area of the capital when he shot the...

The head of the National Crime Agency has said the police could not prevent the murder of a man in County Armagh

The head of the National Crime Agency has said the police could not prevent the murder of a man in County Armagh. The man, who was shot in the chest, was targeted after he tried to block the entrance to a house. He died at the scene but officers believe he was the victim of a hit and...

A man whose wife was killed by an IRA bomb in north Belfast has told the BBC his life has been “tragedy-stricken” since the IRA was outlawed there in...

A man whose wife was killed by an IRA bomb in north Belfast has told the BBC his life has been "tragedy-stricken" since the IRA was outlawed there in 1985. Martin O''Connor, 79, said it was impossible to put into words the "pain and humiliation" of losing his wife, who was shot dead by her estranged husband John...