Ripe for a merger: fate of banana growers' credit union a sign of the times

Australia’s small financial institutions are linking up to survive low interest rates and an ageing demographic The first members of the Nambucca Banana Growers Federation Members Credit Union repaid their loans in bananas. Twenty cents from every box sold at Read More

'My people are being killed': the Australian Kurds betrayed by the US withdrawal in Syria

The Kurdish community in Australia fears a genocide under Turkey’s military operation “We are holding our hearts every day, so that they don’t break.” Abdulrahman Khalil Elyas’s father died in Rojava last week. Because of the bombardment of the Kurdish-controlled Read More

Impeachment: state official Philip Reeker testifies while Trump fumes

President calls Democratic-led hearings a ‘scam’ ‘Disorder and chaos’: Trump mounts furious impeachment fight The impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump resumed on Saturday with testimony from a senior state department official, a day after a federal judge dismissed Republican claims Read More

Number of Britons leaving for Europe hits a 10-year high

Britons in Europe spoke of the importance of an actively European identity to themThe number of British citizens leaving for European Union countries is at a 10-year high, with the rate of departure accelerating since the referendum, new research has Read More

'They accept that they might die': Vietnamese in Britain recall perilous flight to safety

Essex lorry tragedy has brought back painful memories for those who made similar decisions in search of a better life For Loan Hoang, news of the tragedy in Essex brought memories rushing back of how her own brothers risked their Read More