• 24 Aug 2018

    When Malcolm Turnbull rode to power in Australia in 2015, he did so on a wave of optimism, saying he would bring┬ástability┬áto a troubled parliament. But his moderate leadership was always under attack from right wingers in his own Liberal Party. Last night he became the fourth Australian Prime Minister to be ousted in a…

  • 23 Aug 2018

    Once again the knives are out down under, Canberra is living up to its reputation as the world’s back stabbing capital and now Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued an ultimatum – threatening to step down on Friday if his rivals push through another leadership vote. The entire parliament has been suspended while the…

  • 29 Jun 2017

    The Vatican’s third highest ranking official has been charged with a series of sex offences in Australia after a two year investigation.

  • 7 Jun 2017

    A nurse, a chef. a bartender, an au pair – they came from France, from Spain, from Canada, Australia and the UK. Eight people are now confirmed to have died in the attacks after a body was found in the Thames. Some 29 victims are still in hospital, and today one A&E nurse spoke about…

  • 19 Dec 2016

    We speak with Australia’s High Commissioner Alexander Downer, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg and French political commentator Agnes Poirier about the merits and drawbacks of doing deals in a post-Brexit world.