Leaks, ‘policy paralysis’ and double standards

At a certain point you realise we should probably stop laughing: this is serious.The Abbott government…

Why we should consider whether it’s time to allow sex selection in IVF

Ian Olver, University of South AustraliaAs part of a periodic review, the National Health and Medical…

World champs start tough for Sally Pearson

It's been a tough week for Sally Pearson, but the Olympic champion still believes her injury…

Poor Qld economy report isn’t right: Pitt

A report that ranks Queensland's economy a paltry sixth place when compared to other Australian states…

US slams Ma’s planned visit to S China Sea

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's planned trip to the Taiwanese-held island of Itu Aba in the disputed…

US wildlife refuge siege leader arrested

One person has been killed when federal authorities arrested the leader of an armed occupation at…

Once-in-a-century deluge hits Geelong

A once-in-a-century storm has dumped more than a month's rain on the Victorian city of Geelong,…

US, China agree on need for new UN measure on North Korea

Kerry, on a two-day visit to Beijing, had been expected to press China, North Korea's lone…

23 killed in Turkey-Kurdish clashes

Security forces have killed 20 Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey while three Turkish soldiers died in…

EU gives Greece warning to fix border ‘neglect’

EU countries have been increasingly critical of Athens' handling of the continent's worst migration crisis since…

Ingles’ netball career on hold for twins

Australian Diamonds star Renae Ingles is putting put her netball career on hold after announcing she…

Oscars ‘not bowing to political correctness’

Oscar organisers have denied they are bowing to political correctness by bringing more women and people…

Ai pulls Danish show over migrant law

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will withdraw from two exhibitions in Denmark to protest against an…

Finance News Update, what you need to know

WORLD FINANCE UPDATE:The Australian dollar is being dragged lower following dovish comments from the US Federal…

Interest rates remain on hold

The New Zealand official cash rate will remain unchanged at a record low 2.5 per cent…

Day 10 Aus Open: tennis’ big names on court

Angelique Kerber, Johanna Konta, Andy Murray and Milos Raonic have all advanced to the semi-finals.Free-hitting German…

New US visa laws ‘discriminatory’ against dual citizens

Changes to the US visa laws, restricting who is able to use the Visa Waiver Program…

UK PM under pressure over Google tax deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron has come under increasing pressure over a back tax deal agreed…