politics

Sat 16 Jun 2018

'Held hostage': Pro-coal at odds with renewable focus

'Held hostage': Pro-coal at odds with renewable focus

NEW coal will be put on a pedestal by Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd and the Monash Forum as they ramp up efforts to shift the nation's focus from renewable energy.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Canadians are now boycotting US goods

Canadians are now boycotting US goods

INCENSED by Donald Trump’s trade tariffs, as well as the insults he’s thrown at their Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canadians are fighting back with their...

Thu 14 Jun 2018

‘Gone Nation’: Another blow for Pauline

‘Gone Nation’: Another blow for Pauline

ANOTHER One Nation senator has quit the party after a bitter war of words that will no doubt crush Pauline Hanson.

Trump’s aide Sarah Sanders ‘to leave White House’

Trump’s aide Sarah Sanders ‘to leave White House’

SHE has been one of US President Donald Trump’s closest, most prominent aides — and recently had a starring role in peace talks with North Korea. Now Sarah Sanders...

One Nation senator Brian Burston quits

One Nation senator Brian Burston quits

PAULINE Hanson’s One Nation has just two federal members, with Brian Burston resigning due to a lack of “democracy” in the party.

Report: Almost 1m Aussies can’t speak English

Report: Almost 1m Aussies can’t speak English

THE Turnbull Government may introduce a new English test for those wanting to be permanent residents amid concerns over social fragmentation.

Trump’s lawyer ‘to co-operate’ with feds

Trump’s lawyer ‘to co-operate’ with feds

Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen may co-operate with federal prosecutors — which would mean bad news for the US president.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

Hidden cost coming for Queenslanders

Hidden cost coming for Queenslanders

DESPITE promising billions in savings, there is one cost that could sting Queenslanders, and it has everything to do with the state’s

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

THE NSW government is set to announce a 10 per cent tax on all online bets in next week's budget, with the racing industry due to benefit from the proceeds.

Trump and Kim: What you missed on historic day

Trump and Kim: What you missed on historic day

THEY smiled, waved and talked, as a disbelieving world held its breath. These were the key parts of a momentous meeting.

‘Otto Warmbier didn’t die in vain’

‘Otto Warmbier didn’t die in vain’

THE US man brain-damaged while held in North Korea and returned comatose to US to die sparked the historic North Korea summit.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Kim Jong-un: 'The world will see a major change'

Kim Jong-un: 'The world will see a major change'

TO WRAP up the historic summit, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have made promises to each other while signing secret documents.

Five-minute guide to Queensland Budget 2018

Five-minute guide to Queensland Budget 2018

TREASURER Jackie Trad has delivered her first State Budget, with big borrowing to underpin major spends on infrastructure, health and education.

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

JACKIE Trad will take Queensland further into debt to pay for the largest investment in infrastructure since the 2011 flood recovery program.

Rodman’s bizarre TV meltdown

Rodman’s bizarre TV meltdown

FORMER NBA star Dennis Rodman dissolved into tears on live television in a bizarre meltdown about North Korea.

WHAT THEY SAID: Trump's vow after historic meeting

WHAT THEY SAID: Trump's vow after historic meeting

THE one-on-one meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un has finished. Here’s what happened - and what was said.

Iran lose Nike boot deal over Trump sanctions

Iran lose Nike boot deal over Trump sanctions

WORLD Cup Daily: Nike has stopped supplying Iran’s football team with boots less than a week before kick-off while Liverpool star Mo Salah remains in doubt for...

The only word that really matters

The only word that really matters

YOU’LL hear a lot of nice, diplomatic words at today’s North Korea summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. But only one of them really means anything.

Kim brings ‘own toilet’ to summit

Kim brings ‘own toilet’ to summit

KIM Jong-un has reportedly brought his own portable toilet to Singapore after he was said to be concerned over people spying on him.

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