A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet
Sydney Water's Malabar plant collects six dry tonnes of wet wipes every day. The entangled mess of wipes, oil and grease – known as a fatberg – creates a rock-hard mess that blocks pipes and poses big problems for sewerage treatment plants around the world
The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States to lend his support to their struggle.