‘Homes for Ukraine’ is just a slogan – as I found out by trying to welcome a refugee | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 21:13 05.04

Britain’s flagship scheme for matching hosts with refugees is another of the government’s inflated promises – and equally empty, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


Dior Men’s Pre-fall Campaign Features a Jack Kerouac Manuscript

Rolling Stone 09:02 25.03

The Beat Generation author’s typed scroll for “On the Road” is used as a backdrop for the images lensed by Rafael Pavarotti.


Rishi Sunak has delivered austerity by stealth – and the poorest will feel the pain | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 21:12 23.03

The chancellor emerged from the pandemic as the candidate of sincerity. Today we saw he is as cynical as Johnson, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


Rafael Nadal out for four to six weeks after stress fracture of rib

The Guardian 00:10 23.03

Rafael Nadal will miss a big chunk of the clay season after being ruled out for between four and six weeks with a stress fracture of his rib sustained in Indian Wells


Rafael Nadal out for four to six weeks after suffering stress fracture of rib

The Guardian 18:12 22.03

Rafael Nadal will miss a big chunk of the clay season after being ruled out for between four and six weeks with a stress fracture of his rib suffered in Indian Wells


Taylor Fritz hands Rafael Nadal first loss of 2022 with win in Indian Wells final

The Guardian 06:12 21.03

The American finished the tournament of his life by holding his nerve in the tightest moments to claim his first Masters 1000 title


Rafael Nadal wins battle of generations to beat Alcaraz, 18, to Indian Wells final

The Guardian 09:11 20.03

Nadal will play American Taylor Fritz on Sunday knowing victory would equal Novak Djokovic’s record of 37 ATP Masters 1000 titles.


Rafael Nadal keeps cool to down combustible Kyrgios in Indian Wells quarter-finals

The Guardian 15:12 18.03

Rafael Nadal quelled the spirited challenge of a typically effervescent Nick Kyrgios to reach the Indian Wells semi-finals


We claim Britain is an ethical democracy - but oligarchs know that’s not true | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 12:12 16.03

The idea that politics can be subverted by wealth is pervasive in Russia, and that’s why its billionaires feel so at home in the UK, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


Putin is betting that the west is too decadent to defend its values. He is wrong | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 09:14 09.03

Carried to power and marinated in myths about themselves, dictators always underestimate the strength of democracies, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


The age of levity is over. The Russia-Ukraine war will shake politics into a new sobriety | Rafael Behr

The Guardian 21:11 01.03

When Ukraine calls to Europe for help, it is appealing to an ideal that Britain has treated as a joke for too long, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr


They have agents, do auditions and can still steal a scene after filling their nappies – meet the baby actors

The Guardian 09:11 24.02

Rafael, star of The Ferryman, has been paying taxes since the age of one, while Adiya received glowing reviews for her portrayal of Lyra in The Book of Dust. Say coochy-coo to the babies treading the boards


Then and now: what has changed since opening Premier League games?

The Guardian 00:10 19.02

This weekend’s games are the reverse of an opening round that brought optimism for Rafael Benítez and defeat for Manchester City


European roundup: Milan top Serie A after Leão strike sinks Sampdoria

The Guardian 21:12 13.02

Rafael Leão’s early goal proved enough to lift Stefano Pioli’s side above Inter and Napoli, who drew 1-1 on Saturday


Underwater Photographer of the Year winner revealed

BBC 03:01 13.02

Rafael Fernandez Caballero is named overall winner for his image of whale sharks in the Maldives.


Arsenal’s Rafaelle Souza: ‘Players from Bahia have a special spice’

The Guardian 12:11 09.02

Arsenal’s new Brazil international talks about playing barefoot against the boys as a youngster and graduating as a civil engineer in the US


Twenty photographs of the week

The Guardian 06:11 05.02

The opening of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, polar bears in Russia, tensions over possible war in Ukraine and Rafael Nadal winning the Australian Open: the most striking images from around the world this week


Up Next for Rafael Nadal? His Specialty, the French Open.

NyTimes 03:06 01.02

Nadal could strike quickly for Grand Slam singles title No. 22, particularly if No. ak Djokovic, the only man to beat him twice in Paris, is unable to play because he remains unvaccinated.


The numbers behind tennis' men's GOAT race

BBC 12:01 31.01

Not only was Rafael Nadal playing for the Australian Open title on Sunday, he was jostling for position to be crowned the Greatest of All Time.


Rafael Nadal beats Medvedev in epic Australian Open final for 21st slam title

The Guardian 03:10 31.01

Rafael Nadal has claimed a men’s record 21st grand slam title after beating Daniil Medvedev 2-6, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in an epic final


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