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‘Without Angela Bassett, there is no Viola Davis. Without Angela Bassett, there is no Halle Berry. She’s the one who came in and did things Meryl Streep was doing, as a black actress.’ Photograph: Rozette Rago/New York Times

Even via a video call, from an anonymous-looking office in New York, against a backdrop of stacked cardboard boxes, Angela Bassett exudes glamour. Dre(...)

  Adrian Mannarino  lies  injured after slipping during his match against   Roger Federer. Photograph: David Gray/Getty Images

Each year that Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon, the scene of eight of his grand slam titles and on the surface that has slotted so snugly into his (...)

Carolina Reaper peppers: ‘You can effectively map your GI tract by feeling how it moves.’ Photograph: iStock/Getty

Behind his calm, methodical approach to every hot-chilli-eating and superspicy-food challenge, Dustin “Atomik Menace” Johnson is enduring a kind of ph(...)

Stephan Balliet will effectively barred from early release after 15 years, which is typical for people in Germany given life sentences. Photograph: Getty Images

German Jewish groups have welcomed the life sentence awarded to a man who killed two people last year following a failed attempt to storm a synagogue (...)

A man wearing a face mask looks over a barricade set up to keep people out of a residential compound in Wuhan,  China in April. Photograph:   Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images)

The mild-mannered German scientist never anticipated becoming a Chinese propaganda star. But Alexander Kekulé, director of the Institute for Biosecuri(...)

Police stand by the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark, after it was vandalised. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP

Denmark woke up on Friday to the words “racist fish” scrawled across the base of the Little Mermaid, the bronze statue honouring Hans Christian Anders(...)

 People place flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial for the racist terror attacks in Hanau on Thursday. Photograph: Armando Babani/EPA

Germany faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers after the suspect in one of its worst mass shoot(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks on the shooting in Hanau at the chancellery in Berlin. Photograph: Omer Messinger/EPA

Angela Merkel has said the murder of nine people in a shooting rampage by a suspected rightwing extremist has revealed the “poison” of racism and hate(...)

People protest against a far-right speaker in Halle two days after an attack targeting a Turkish restaurant after an attempt at a synagogue. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt

A 27-year-old German man arrested after Wednesday’s attack on a synagogue, after which two people died, has admitted he was motivated by far-right, an(...)

A screenshot of a video shows the suspect shooting with a rifle in Halle on Wednesday. Photograph: Andreas Splett/EPA

The suspect in the attack on a German synagogue on Wednesday wanted to carry out a “massacre” inside the building and had a large stockpile of explosi(...)

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