Julie Bishop contradicts Dutton over 'economic refugees'

Minister also says she believes Chinese involvement in sanctions has changed North Korea’s thinking Australia’s foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has contradicted claims from Peter Dutton that refugees bound for the US under a resettlement deal are “economic refugees”. On Read More

All eyes on Catalonia as referendum day arrives

Spain braced for unprecedented challenge to territorial unity from ‘illegal’ vote on issue of independence Spain is bracing itself for an unprecedented challenge to its territorial unity as the Catalan regional government stages an independence referendum that has been suspended Read More

Monty Hall, host of Let's Make A Deal, dies aged 96

Presenter of show famed for his catchphrase “Do you want door No 1, No 2 or No 3?” died of heart failure at home in Beverly Hills The former host of the TV quiz show Let’s Make a Deal, Monty Read More

Scotland calls for halt on universal credit

Northern Ireland also expresses concerns, putting launch of flagship welfare reform in doubt Ministers were under mounting pressure last night to slam the brakes on their radical welfare reform after the Scottish government called for a pause and their Northern Read More

Letter from Sadiq Khan to Ofcom’s Sharon White

Mayor of London regrets ‘woeful progress’ on BAME diversity in broadcasting and calls on media regulator to act Extracts from Sadiq Khan’s letter to Sharon White, chief executive of Ofcom Dear Sharon, Continue reading…