The blame game: can the NT government claim a cover-up over youth detention?

After shocking footage of abuse in the Don Dale detention centre was screened on national television, the Northern Territorys chief minister Adam Giles claimed he had been kept in the dark. But Labor claims his government was given numerous reports that revealed everything The Northern Territory chief minister has claimed a cover-up kept vital information […]

Gunmen take medical staff hostage in Armenia standoff

Supporters of jailed opposition leader Zhirair Sefilyan are holed up after storming police building in capital Yerevan Pro-opposition gunmen locked in a protracted standoff with police in the Armenian capital Yerevan have taken four medical staff hostage, officials said, after a shootout left five people wounded. Two doctors and two nurses were held after entering […]

David Cameron’s spin doctor writing book about EU referendum

Craig Oliver will publish his book, Unleashing Demons, this autumn, starting from the fateful decision to call a vote on EU membership David Camerons chief spin doctor has signed a publishing deal to write the inside story of the EU referendum campaign, promising to reveal what went on inside No 10 Downing Street during the […]

Amazon to test drone delivery in partnership with UK government

The company will run tests to explore the viability of drones carrying deliveries weighing five pounds or less which make up 90% of Amazons sales Amazon has announced that it will partner with the British government to run tests to explore the viability of delivery of small parcels by drone the first time such tests […]

Justice League, Wonder Woman and a pair of Batmen storm Comic-Con

Justice League film footage offers unexpected highlight in San Diego alongside first Wonder Woman trailer Superman lives, Wonder Woman charms and two Batmen are on the way. The film studio Warner Bros debuted a preview from 2017s Justice League and the first trailer for its Wonder Woman film on Saturday morning. The San Diego Comic-Con […]

The future of Europe: new groups, divisions and fault lines

From integrationists calling for a European federation to populists arguing for mass exit, whos who in the debate on the EUs future? In the debate on the future of Europe too often boiled down to more or less Europe new divisions, groups and fault lines are likely to emerge that will reveal differences not just […]

Room for one more? Panorama festival takes a gamble in New York

The people behind Coachella are putting on a festival starring Kendrick Lamar and LCD Soundsystem. In a crowded market, is it enough to lure New Yorkers? After months of controversy including a turf war and a petition to block it from happening, the Panorama music festival will finally debut in this weekend. Its entrance into […]