Emmanuel Macron punctures hopes of a 30-day Brexit deal in frosty talks with PM

Emmanuel Macron punctures hopes of a 30-day Brexit deal in frosty talks with PM

France’s President today shot down hopes of a gleaming new Brexit deal within 30 days in a combative press conference with Boris Johnson . Emmanuel Macron said any new plan will not be “very different” from what already exists as he greeted Britain’s Prime Minister in Paris. And he warned the infamous Irish backstop clause […]

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Morrison urged to address human rights on Vietnam visit after calling nation 'free' | Australia news

Morrison urged to address human rights on Vietnam visit after calling nation ‘free’ | Australia news

Scott Morrison has been urged to raise human rights concerns with the Vietnamese government when he makes his first official visit there this week, including the case of Australian citizen Chau Van Kham who has been detained since January. The prime minister travels to Hanoi on Thursday to discuss the strategic partnership signed by Australia […]

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Australia's climate change inaction is now bipartisan. Protest is all we have left | Jeff Sparrow | Environment

Australia’s climate change inaction is now bipartisan. Protest is all we have left | Jeff Sparrow | Environment

“Even though I was the one who had been assaulted, I was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. […] I will never forgive or forget what came next. I was ‘verballed’ by the police who manufactured the most incredible statements about the whole thing.” That was Peter Beattie, who would later become ALP premier […]

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'Bunch of bedwetters': Matt Canavan attacks Aurecon for cutting ties with Adani | Business

‘Bunch of bedwetters’: Matt Canavan attacks Aurecon for cutting ties with Adani | Business

The resources minister Matt Canavan has defended an extraordinary spray against engineering firm Aurecon over its decision to sever ties with Indian energy company Adani. Canavan had labelled Aurecon’s decision “weak as piss”, and on Thursday rejected claims from the Greens that he is a hypocrite for using public pressure to bully the company while […]

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Shocking scale of families packed into one-bed homes reveals new housing crisis

Shocking scale of families packed into one-bed homes reveals new housing crisis

Some 130,000 families are crammed into one-bed flats amid the mounting housing crisis gripping Britain, a report reveals today. About 1.3 million children from more than 600,000 families are stuck in overcrowded conditions because there is nowhere else for them to live, according to the National Housing Federation. Around 96,000 more children are living in […]

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More than 9,000 elderly and disabled people living in unsafe care homes

More than 9,000 elderly and disabled people living in unsafe care homes

More than 9,000 elderly and disabled people are living in care homes ruled unsafe by inspectors as the social care crisis deepens. The Care Quality Commission watchdog rated 251 residential care homes in England as “inadequate” when it comes to safety, according to Labour Party research. Reasons for the rating can include too few staff, […]

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Kourtney Kardashian SPOTTED With A Scott Disick Lookalike On A Juice DATE!

Kourtney Kardashian SPOTTED With A Scott Disick Lookalike On A Juice DATE!

We know Kylie Jenner has essentially replaced Jordyn Woods with an array of new besties…but now it appears Jordyn is doing the same thing. As she posted yet ANOTHER hang out with Megan Thee Stallion and fans are calling her new bestie…an upgrade. PLUS…Kourtney Kardashian definitely has a type as she was spotted out with […]

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HS2 rail link plunged into doubt as government launches “go or no-go" review

HS2 rail link plunged into doubt as government launches “go or no-go” review

The £56billion High Speed 2 rail line was hurled into doubt today after Boris Johnson’s government launched a review of whether it should go ahead.  The inquiry comes after a long public row over ballooning costs for the link from London to the north. The first phase to Birmingham is due to open in 2026 […]

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Celebrations as Migrants Prepare to Leave Rescue Ship Off Italy’s Coast

Celebrations as Migrants Prepare to Leave Rescue Ship Off Italy’s Coast

The migrants stranded on board a rescue ship operated by Open Arms off the coast of Italy for almost three weeks were allowed to disembark in Lampedusa on August 20. According to local reports, an Italian prosecutor ordered the ship be seized and the almost 100 migrants who had been rescued off the coast of […]

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