'Scottish Thatcherite' who lives in France becomes Brexit party MEP

Brian Monteith elected in north-east England, despite living in southern France A “Thatcherite Scottish Tory” who lives in France will become one of the Brexit party’s first MEPs after a strong showing in north-east England. Brian Monteith, a Conservative member Read More

Homeless man charged with murder of Courtney Herron

Twenty-seven-year-old to face court accused of ‘particularly horrendous attack’ A homeless man has been charged over the death of Courtney Herron, who was brutally murdered in a Melbourne park two days ago. Victoria police said the man, 27, of no Read More

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89

1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particles Death confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-founded Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. He was 89. Related: Video: Read More

Morning mail: Morrison's new cabinet, EU elections, political advertising

Monday: The PM has announced his new ministry, giving Angus Taylor the job of reducing emissions. Plus: Democrats talk impeachment Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 27 May. Continue reading… Read More

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse

Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authorities A former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse. Read More