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Colombia arrests army general decade after killing of civilians

Colombia arrested an army general for his role a decade ago in killing civilians presented as guerrillas killed in combat, the highest-ranking military officer...

Blue moods may be connected to our perception of the colour

“Feeling blue” might be more than just a metaphor. Indeed, how we feel about the world can play a huge role in how we...

Ireland’s general election – the Guardian briefing

What are the issues? Ireland’s economy is set to dominate the election. The Republic suffered a severe downturn after the financial crash in 2008, with...

Queensland solicitor general disqualified from advising on Campbell Newman case

The Queensland solicitor general was disqualified from advising the government on the state’s largest known defamation payout because he acted for Campbell Newman in...

Spain’s second general election in six months brings more uncertainty

In December, Spain’s leftwing parties scored a narrow triumph over the incumbent, pro-austerity People’s Party (PP), Mariano Rajoy's prime minister. They won more votes...

Trump’s maverick campaign seeks to switch gears for general election

After sweeping aside his Republican rivals, Donald Trump and his advisers must now build a campaign for the general election that shows he is...

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Trains, buses and automobiles

Londoners have a tempestuous relationship with transport, and Ken Livingstone will be an outlet for their anger or gratitude come May 1. Whatever you...

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa al-Aswany review – a country on the brink of violent change

In the days before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February 2011, Alaa al-Aswany, dentist, novelist, and founder member of the democratic movement...

5 Places to Visit that will make you fall in love with Utah

Utah is the apple-of-the-eye of outdoor freaks, with more than 80% of the state set aside for public use. This means lots and lots...