Trump proposes new US immigration plan favoring ‘merit’ over family ties – as it happened

Plan is intended to suppress immigration from low-wage and ‘unskilled’ workers, who Trump says are taking jobs from low-income Americans

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Democrats move to hold Barr in contempt over failure to release full Mueller report – live

House takes first step to hold attorney general in contempt of Congress after Barr failed to provide unredacted copy of Mueller report before deadline

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Family who faced deportation from Australia because of deaf son granted permanent residency

Last-minute reprieve granted to Bhutanese family, whose 18-year-old son was previously deemed a ‘cost’ to taxpayers

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Pakistan returns Indian pilot shot down over Kashmir in ‘peace gesture’

Abhinandan Varthaman involved in the first publicly acknowledged dogfight between the countries in 48 years

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Watergate review – why the grisliest true crime ever still resonates

Charles Ferguson’s riveting four-hour documentary picks over Nixon’s squalid and pointless burglary – and the lessons still to be learned

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UK home secretary approves extradition of Vijay Mallya to India

Chairman of Kingfisher beer says he will lodge an appeal amid allegations of £1bn fraud

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Trek back in time ‘to the real Nepal’

There’s little authentic trekking left on the famous Himalayan trails. But on a hike to a hidden glacier, our writer mucks in with the Sherpas and meets only villagers

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European nations set to recognise Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s leader

UK among countries set to back Guaidó as interim president unless Nicolas Maduro calls election

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‘Change in people’s hearts’: Sudan at a crossroads as Bashir protests rumble on

With the country in crisis and public discontent mounting, the endgame may finally be nearing for Omar al-Bashir

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Blair: majority soon in parliament for new Brexit referendum – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, as Tory backbench anger simmers after EU warns deal ‘not open for negotiation’

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