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Kraft Heinz share plunge loses Warren Buffett $4bn in one day

22/02/2019 • 16:48 World The Guardian  

Shares in the food and beverage giant fell nearly 25% in Friday trading, Berkshire Hathaway has been particularly hard hit Shares in the food and …

'They will torture you': ex-Venezuelan soldiers on the risk of defecting

22/02/2019 • 16:47 World The Guardian  

Opponents of President Nicolás Maduro hope for mass revolt by country’s armed forces A month ago, Harry Solano was a sergeant in Venezuela’s national …

Pregnant mother-of-six killed after man ploughs car into her family because he was asked not smoke

22/02/2019 • 16:45 World The Independent  

Melissa DeLoatch put herself between car and some of her children as she pushed others out of the …

Syria’s Kurds deserve international protection | Letter

22/02/2019 • 16:35 World The Guardian  

The world owes the Kurds a huge debt of gratitude for helping to defeat Islamic State, says Fionn Skiotis Ilham Ahmed is right in calling for an …

Trump, the EU and capitalist greed | Letters

22/02/2019 • 16:35 World The Guardian  

Readers respond to Natalie Nougayrède’s piece on why Trump and his team want to wipe out the EU, and note Mike Pence’s carefully worded praise If, as …

China blocks 17.5 million plane tickets for people without enough 'social credit'

22/02/2019 • 16:16 World The Independent  

Would-be passengers blacklisted for offences as minor as walking dogs without …

Karl Lagerfeld strict instructions to shop staff on how to mourn him with white roses in the window

22/02/2019 • 16:12 World Daily Mail  

Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Tuesday aged 85, writes in the manual that the white roses must have 120cm long stems and should only be placed in a …

Canada: Jagmeet Singh faces existential byelection on road to challenge Trudeau

22/02/2019 • 15:58 World The Guardian  

First non-white leader of a major political party needs to win a seat in parliament before he can run for PM The leader of Canada’s left-of-centre …

Hillsborough pitch 'like a battleground' after crush, court told

22/02/2019 • 15:57 World The Guardian  

Mother of victim recalls scene as jury hears from survivors who were trapped in pen The mother of a teenage boy killed in the crush at Sheffield …

Man faces deportation after UK officials refuse to believe he is gay

22/02/2019 • 15:51 World The Guardian  

Home Office cites 67-year-old’s lack of a boyfriend as a reason for suspicion A man faces deportation to Malaysia, where homosexuality is illegal, …

Siberian shamans slaughter five camels in bizarre sacrificial ritual to 'strengthen the Russian state'

22/02/2019 • 15:50 World The Independent  

Russia's karma boost now good to go 'for next 300 or 500 …

Jussie Smollett cut from Empire after being charged with staging attack

22/02/2019 • 15:47 World The Guardian  

Fox network says: ‘These allegations are very disturbing’ Smollett charged after claiming he was victim of hate attack Twentieth Century Fox …

'Dog' rescued from frozen river turns out to be wild wolf

22/02/2019 • 15:39 World The Independent  

'He was calm, slept on my legs,' says construction worker Rando …

Reappearance of statue's missing hand reignites colonial row

22/02/2019 • 15:32 World The Guardian  

Bronze hand from statue of Congolese man reappears briefly, as ‘activist vandals’ emerge from shadows in Belgium A mysterious act of vandalism and …

Venezuela shooting: At least one dead after troops fire on indigenous people near Brazil border

22/02/2019 • 15:26 World The Independent  

Soldiers opened fire in the town of …

Civilians leave Isis's final enclave in Syria as 'caliphate' nears end

22/02/2019 • 15:20 World The Guardian  

US-backed fighters evacuate people on trucks before final battle in village of Baghouz US-backed fighters have transported civilians from the last …

Chinese social media star Mimeng closes account with 14 million followers after cancer victim post

22/02/2019 • 15:19 World The Independent  

Online personality accused by state media of 'manipulating public' deletes WeChat …

Trump's steps to upend Russia inquiry are unprecedented: 'Even Nixon wasn’t like him'

22/02/2019 • 15:17 World The Guardian  

Democrats have compared the president’s fixation on the federal inquiry to Watergate, but legal experts say it’s worse than that It was yet another …

Samir Flores Soberanes: Mexican activist murdered after campaigning against new gas pipeline

22/02/2019 • 15:14 World The Independent  

Community radio producer Samir ​Flores Soberanes gunned down three days before public …

Tucker Carlson: Fox News host laughs along with guest after he suggests black people 'need to move on' from slavery

22/02/2019 • 14:55 World The Independent  

The guest said the idea of reparations is …