Dani Garavelli

I met many incredible people in Dayton, Ohio & El Paso, Texas yesterday, Melania tweeted on @FLOTUS with this picture. Photograph: FLOTUS/Twitter

Dani Garavelli: How can Trump use an orphaned baby for cover?

Viewing it in isolation, you might assume it was a “first baby born in the new millennium”-type photograph. There’s Donald Trump with his thumbs-up, like he is personally responsible for producing this child-of-the-future; and Melania, her hair perfectly coiffured, cradling him like a Stepford Madonna.

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Natalie McGarry arrives at Glasgow Sheriff Court last Friday. The hearing was adjourned until 6 June pending reports. Picture: John Devlin

Dani Garavelli: Natalie McGarry leaves a trail of betrayal

Sociable and vivacious, Natalie McGarry swept into the fledgling Women for Independence movement like a whirlwind. Back then the referendum campaign was in its infancy; “shouty” male voices dominated and a group of prominent female Yes supporters, including Carolyn Leckie, Susan Stewart and Jeane Freeman, wanted to create something different: a grassroots organisation based on trust.

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