Romney's response to Trump's white supremacist comments is essential reading.

"This is a defining moment for President Trump. But much more than that, it is a moment that will define America in the hearts of our children."

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Stabbing attack and police shootout in Turku, Finland

<b>Helsinki:</b> Two people are dead and more than half a dozen hospitalised following stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku, police and the city's …

Australian News

Your glass bottles could soon be reused on Canberra construction sites

Concrete made with recycled glass could soon be seen on Canberra construction sites, after a recent upgrade of the ACT's main recycling centre.<p>More …


'Antifa' grows as left-wing faction set to, literally, fight the far right

Antifa describes the loose affiliation of radical activists who have surfaced in recent months at events around the country.

Australian News

Hurricane Gert Swell Gallery: Best Shots From Strongest 2017 Storm Yet

August 18, 2017 • Swell Gallery<p>Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• Email<p>Good looking out, Gert! The strongest storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season so far, Hurricane …


French Is Right Where He Wants To Be In USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship

<i>Lexington, Ky.—Aug. 18</i><p>It’s a bit strange to think of John French as an underdog, but last year at the USHJA International Hunter Derby that’s exactly …


How will your pets react to the eclipse?

DENVER — One of the things that could be fun to watch during the solar eclipse is how your pets react when the moon blocks the sun late Monday …


Mother of Heather Heyer refuses to speak with Donald Trump over Charlottesville

Heather Heyer's mother won't speak to Donald Trump after his comments on neo-Nazi protesters.

Australian News

Rewind - The art of protest


Businesses prepare for solar eclipse-related productivity dip in the US

If the 1400 workers at Emerson Electric's headquarters in St Louis, Missouri choose to head out and watch the solar eclipse at work on Monday US …

Australian News

Irish boy (5) suffers broken leg during Barcelona terror attack

Norman and Pederlita Putot - who were born in the Philippines but are naturalised Irish citizens and their children Nathaniel and Pearl, who were …


Multi-billion dollar tax windfall after Chevron abandons appeal

Taxpayers are set to gain billions of dollars in revenue over the coming decade after multinational oil giant Chevron abandoned an appeal against the …

Fairfax Media

Eight Polish Design Studios Representing the Best of Poland’s Design Scene

In many ways a modern state, Poland is both forward-looking and steeped in tradition. The country is investing more and more in design, and Poland’s …


Mykonos is the new Ibiza

A Delhi girl's guide to the hottest party island in the world<p>ICYMI, the flavour of the season on Delhi’s cocktail circuit is Mykonos. This year, …


'We miss Tanja immensely': Search widens for missing South Australian mum after husband takes own life

Tanja Ebert was a backpacker who made her dream of living in the outback a reality, and on the way, she fell in love and stayed.<p>The mother of two, …


Canberra men make citizens' arrest after fight with driver of stolen van

The dramatic incident unfolded at the Wanniassa shops over a stolen vehicle.


Hundreds of flights cancelled as wild weather hits east coast

Wild winds battering Australia's east coast have left travellers stranded with dozens of flights from Melbourne to Sydney and Canberra cancelled.<p>And …


Sneak Peek: This Luxe New Hotel Provides the Ultimate Oasis in Bustling Shanghai

Tucked away in the city’s historic district, Cappella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li is poised to be the city’s most luxurious hotel.<p>A stark contrast to …


Squeezed out by Silicon Valley, the far right is creating its own corporate world

<b>Los Angeles:</b> Over and over again, those on America's far right have learned that the United States' First Amendment doesn't protect them from Silicon …

Australian News

Plans lodged for Canberra's 'Northbourne Plaza'

Plans for a public plaza between Canberra's Sydney and Melbourne buildings have been lodged with the National Capital Authority.<p>The design of the …

Australian News

Shoe found in mine a breakthrough in brother's 42-year hunt for Terry Floyd, 12

Found under tonnes of gravel, the kid's size 6 shoe could have belonged to boy last seen in June 1975.

Australian News

Cyclonic-strength winds batter NSW coast


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Markets Live: Politics, earnings to hit ASX

A sense of <b>growing unease</b> gripped financial markets as President Donald Trump exacerbated the controversy sparked by a racist rally in Virginia and …


Madagascar’s radiated tortoises have personalities, too

Looking at how corticosterone changes in a tortoise, scientists uncover two distinct personality types in the radiated tortoise.<p>A 350-kilometre drive …


Inside the mass CEO defection from Trump

On Monday, Indra Nooyi, the chief executive of Pepsi, picked up the phone and began calling other prominent corporate chieftains who – like her – had …

Australian News

Scarpa R-Evo GTX Walking Boot | Review

Founded in 1938, it’s remarkable to think that almost 80 years later <b>Scarpa</b> is still family owned and still based in the same region of northern Italy …


Would you like flies with that?

Think of Switzerland and you think of watches, Roger Federer and the Red Cross. Think of Swiss food and their superb chocolate and cheese come to …

Australian News

Make history during the solar eclipse as a citizen scientist

Today’s instant global connectivity makes whole new kinds of citizen science possible during a solar eclipse. Photo by vbloke/via Flickr<p>The solar …

Solar Eclipse

High-Waisted Sweatpants Are the Next Thing the Kardashians Want to Make Happen

As a person who works for a fashion website, has an Instagram account, met Kim Kardashian at her home and has been to Calabasas more than once, I …