Cancún shooting: five people gunned down in Mexico's tourist hotspot

Bar attacked near hotel zone amid rising drug-related violence in the Caribbean resort city Five people have been shot dead and five more wounded in Cancún after gunmen burst into a bar in the Mexican resort city and opened fire. Read More

Trump's UN ambassador pick, Heather Nauert, withdraws nomination

Nauert, a former Fox News host, said she was not going ahead with appointment for family reasons The White House says Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to UN, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn. The US Department of State released a Read More

Theresa May issues fresh plea to Tory MPs to unite over Brexit

PM makes appeal in letter for unity and announces further talks with EU president Theresa May has issued a fresh plea to Conservative MPs to unite and deliver on Brexit, urging her party to “move beyond what divides us” and Read More

Coalition argues future Labor government could 'soften' rules on medevac

Comments come as Scott Morrison releases video he says is aimed at discouraging asylum seekers The prospect of a Labor government applying new rules for medical transfers to asylum seekers who arrive in future is “no less real” than the Read More

The week that shook Thai politics – and what comes next

A puppet-master in exile and a princess stopped from running for prime minister throw hopes of a return to democracy into doubt It was last Monday that the incendiary whispers first began. Over the following four days, Thai embassy officials, Read More