The Indonesian president has called for calm after days of violent protests against and by ethnic West Papuans. President Joko Widodo urged people to forgive each other “as fellow countrymen” instead getting
The new Seven West Media chief executive, James Warburton, is pinning his hopes on entrepreneurial thinking to turn around the ailing media group, saying he will shake up some of the company’s “tired”
Western Sydney composer Holly Harrison grew up wanting to make music. But she cannot remember learning about a single female composer at school – except, that is, Clara Schumann. Schumann was a child a
Sky NZ has been fined by the country’s broadcasting watchdog for airing live footage of the Christchurch terror attack that killed 51 people. On 15 March a lone gunmen killed 51 people in two inner-city
Coach Ross Lyon and chief executive Steve Rosich have reportedly been sacked by Fremantle in a significant shake-up at the struggling AFL club. The decision to show Lyon the door comes at the end of another
If you were one of the 164,000 convicts transported to the Australian colonies, chances are you forked clys for screeves and clouts or worked the hoist to nail lobs and serve coves. Keeping one step ahead
Vanuatu will host the next Pacific Islands Forum. We want to know if Australia really wants a seat at the table
Last week at the close of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu I described the leaders’ discussions as frank and fierce. It is now well-known that the leaders debated the text of the Kainaki II Declaration
A mobile phone with a video shot by Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky could hold the key to why they embarked on a killing spree in Canada. The two teenagers suspected of killing Australian tourist Lucas
PM has not met family of woman held in Iran jail where she can no longer call husband The husband of a British-Iranian woman being held in Tehran has castigated Boris Johnson for failing to meet the family
ABC Radio’s AM presenter Sabra Lane was unable to hide her emotions on Tuesday morning after the program broadcast a heart-wrenching story about a little girl who was allegedly abandoned in Ukraine by
Melvin Murillo Hernandez suffered allergic reactions so bad he had to be hospitalized four times. Martín Muñoz had no access to insulin for ten long days. Denied a wheelchair, Faour Abdallah Fraihat was
Tougher building rules for skyscrapers have been drawn up by the City of London because of concerns that a high-rise, urban microclimate will generate winds capable of knocking over cyclists and pedestrians.
The Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar called on her colleagues to visit Israel to prevent Donald Trump and the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, “succeed in hiding the cruel reality of the
This was the first of five fixtures in 14 days for Wolves, taking them up to double figures for the season by the start of September, into Northern Ireland, Armenia and Italy in the process, and leading
Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
A young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide after having a stillborn child has been acquitted by a judge at a retrial in a case that attracted international attention
Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
Sarah Keyworth’s 2018 fringe show – which secured her a best newcomer nomination – fretted at the signification of the words “boy” and “girl”. A big subject, and one she clearly hasn’t exhausted, given
A total ban on keeping monkeys as pets would be brought in under a Labour government to stop up to 5,000 primates being kept in cages in the UK. Labour announced it would make it illegal to train or keep
Jeremy Corbyn has demanded that Boris Johnson immediately publish the Operation Yellowhammer assessments of how disruptive a no-deal Brexit would be after ministers claimed a leaked version from less three
Boris Johnson has written to the EU suggesting the backstop could be replaced by some form of commitment to prevent a hard Irish border in his first major move to explain the UK government’s new position
For a while it looked like Manchester United would enjoy the rare feeling of leaving Molineux with a victory and renewed optimism. In the end they departed with a solitary point, some encouragement and
It has been 40 years since Lord Mountbatten was killed – or “executed” as the IRA put it – while on a boat trip during his annual Irish summer holiday, in a bomb blast that also killed three others, including