Brexit attacks on civil service ‘are worthy of 1930s Germany’
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Brexit attacks on civil service ‘are worthy of 1930s Germany’

Ex-cabinet secretary attacks tactics of leading Brexiters who have accused Whitehall of sabotaging UK’s exit from EU The former cabinet secretary Andrew Turnbull, who is one of a number of senior figures worried about attacks on the civil service, which he headed. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Leading Brexiters who accuse civil servants of sabotaging Britain’s…

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Jane Standley: BBC pay gap forced me to quit
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Jane Standley: BBC pay gap forced me to quit

Experience of former Africa correspondent mirrored that of ex-China editor Carrie Gracie, who gave evidence to culture select committee Jane Standley receives the 1997 Sony Radio Reporter of the Year award, presented to her by Michael Buerk, for her work in east Africa. Photograph: Handout Former BBC foreign correspondent Jane Standley, inspired by the stand…

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Plan to save Europe’s synagogues receives high-profile backing
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Plan to save Europe’s synagogues receives high-profile backing

Simon Schama, Howard Jacobson and Natasha Kaplinsky among supporters of campaign to protect Jewish heritage Slonim synagogue in Belarus, where relatives of newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky worshipped before the Holocaust. Photograph: Handout Its gothic twin turrets and stained-glass window featuring a six-pointed star look out from a hillside over a town in south Wales. A Welsh…

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MoD ‘in chaos’ over drone use outside of war zones
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MoD ‘in chaos’ over drone use outside of war zones

Defence secretary’s recent comments add credence to human rights groups’ claims Britain is in grey area on targeting terrorists David Cameron said two years ago that Reyaad Khan (left) and Ruhul Amin, two British citizens fighting for Islamic State, were killed in an RAF drone attack in Syria. Photograph: YouTube/PA Campaigners have demanded that the…

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Warplane shot down in north-west Syria, opposition activists say
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Warplane shot down in north-west Syria, opposition activists say

Russia says pilot died after Su-25 jet brought down near rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province Rebel fighters shot down a Russian plane over Syria’s north-west Idlib province and killed its pilot. Photograph: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images Syrian rebels have shot down a Russian warplane and killed its pilot in the north-west of the…

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Trump claims Nunes memo ‘totally’ vindicates him as FBI says ‘talk is cheap’
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Trump claims Nunes memo ‘totally’ vindicates him as FBI says ‘talk is cheap’

Donald Trump waves from Air Force One before departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday as he travels to Mar a Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, for the weekend. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Amid swirling partisan rancor in Washington, mere days after Donald Trump appealed for unity in his State of the…

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Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata
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Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata

Far-right election candidate arrested in city of Macerata after shooting spree targeting Africans A failed election candidate for Italy’s far-right Northern League has been arrested after a gunman targeted African migrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree in the Italian city of Macerata. Luca Traini, 28, was arrested after six people were shot in the…

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