Australia’s Human Rights Council election comes with a challenge...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Australia’s campaign for a seat on the Human Rights Council opened it to further scrutiny of its record on such issues.

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Qantas takes delivery of new Dreamliner for non-stop Australia to Lond...

WATCH: Qantas boss Alan Joyce oversees the airline’s brand new plane being assembled at Boeing before it’s tested and flown Down Under to commence duties.

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Ireland craics us up with hilarious Twitter response to Hurricane Ophe...

Ireland responded to Hurricane Ophelia in the best way possible (and probably most Irish way possible)…with humour!

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Turnbull’s ratings fall in another bad Newspoll

Malcolm Turnbull’s government is now more than two-thirds of the way to the 30 losing Newspolls which Turnbull used in challenging Tony Abbott for leadership.

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Branson backs futuristic ‘faster than a plane’ Hyperloop t...

Inspired by Elon Musk and now driven by Virgin and Richard Branson, the revolutionary Hyperloop technology is set to transform transport across the UK and around the world.

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Same-sex marriage ballot participation rate passes Irish referendum

ABS estimates it has now received 10 million ballots. Anglican diocese reveals it gave $1 million to ‘no’ campaign while ‘yes’ campaign urges those who have not yet voted, including people overseas, to do so.

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Government’s energy plan still under wraps while Abbott shouts h...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Speaking in London this week to a climate sceptics group, Tony Abbott gestured to what seems to be happening in government policy – but then set the bar higher.

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Tony Abbott’s London speech is another salvo in the interminable...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: As Tony Abbott accepts another pat on the back from a roomful of climate deniers in London, we may wonder how long business interests in Australia will tolerate his wrecking, undermining and sniping.

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Dove cops a flacking for turning black women white in racist ad campai...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: If struggles unique to black people were as easy to get rid of as using Dove lotion, it would be flying off the shelves, wouldn’t it?

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Agencies betting on rewards programs

It’s not so long ago that a bookmaker sported a white bag, large dark overcoat, and only accepted bets from punters at the racetrack.

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Theresa May’s speech proves she has learnt nothing from her disa...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: In the short term, this further evasion of the Brexit issues means the ship of state can sail on, with May at the helm. But we should all be concerned about such weak leadership and its potential consequences.

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Australian girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter says she had no idea and is...

Marilou Danley describes the perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in US history as “a kind, caring, quiet man”, saying she had no warning about his murderous plans.

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Why the Las Vegas shooting must be called a terror attack

OPINION & ANALYSIS: More than 50 people massacred at a festival in Las Vegas. Police have described the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, as a ‘lone wolf’, rather than a terrorist… Why might that be?

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Young Australians are engaged in political issues, but unsure how demo...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Research shows young people are passionate about issues like marriage equality, but many do not understand how governments are formed and prime ministers elected.

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How Uber can save its place in London’s taxi market

OPINION & ANALYSIS: How London plays out will be a litmus test for Dara Khosrowshahi’s proclaimed wish to step away from Uber’s toxic reputation.

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