Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is building a coalition of minority voters, topped up with liberal whites. Photograph: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

The world did not always notice, so absorbed was it in the fact of his blackness, but Barack Obama sought to de-emphasise race. Had events not forced (...)

João Gilberto circa 1960. A recent announcement of his death, on Twitter, turned out to be exaggerated. Photograph: Tom Copi/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Last month it was announced on Facebook that the Brazilian bossanovista João Gilberto had died. The singer and virtuoso guitarist had collapsed at his(...)

“Not this month anyway.” Those were the words with which Kevin’s wife, Kate*, let him know that he wasn’t going to become a father. Not yet. It becam(...)

 Facebook: glitch.  Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Facebook said Thursday that it would notify 14 million users that posts they intended to share privately may have been published publicly, the company(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Six4Three is suing Facebook and claims the social network’s chief executive “weaponised” the ability to access data from any user’s network of friends. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty

Mark Zuckerberg faces allegations that he developed a “malicious and fraudulent scheme” to exploit vast amounts of private data to earn Facebook billi(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on immigration,  in Bethpage, New York, on May 23rd. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that US president Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users because doing so violates their righ(...)

 ‘Happy as Lazzaro’ speaks to the people of the Italian countryside with a sincerity that still allows flourishes of romanticism.

Imelda O’Reilly at L’Atelier To the headquarters of L’Atelier at the end of an exterior carpet – not up a red staircase, alas – that leads westwards (...)

The ‘New York Times’ shared Pulitzer Prizes for its work on Harvey Weinstein and Russian links to the Trump administration. File photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

The New York Times and the New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct tha(...)

A Nasa image of the centre of the Milky Way. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A new study points to evidence of thousands of black holes at the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The idea that a plethora of smaller black hole(...)

File image of Julia Kristeva

Renowned Bulgarian psychoanalyst and philosopher Julia Kristeva, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s, worked as an agent and collaborator wit(...)

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