Big payout over US jail dehydration death
The family of a US man who died of dehydration while in jail will receive $6.75m (£6m) from Milwaukee County and a private company that ran inmate care.
May 30, 2019 4:04 pm
Australian jailed for UK backpacker's kidnap and rape ordeal
An Australian man who raped a British backpacker during a month-long kidnapping ordeal in outback Queensland has been jailed for 10 years.
May 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Ken Wyatt: Australia's first indigenous cabinet minister
Ken Wyatt was chosen this week to be Australia’s minister for indigenous Australians, the first Aboriginal person ever to hold the role.
May 28, 2019 1:20 pm
Morrison's coalition close to shock majority
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is close to securing a majority government as the election’s final results are being counted.
May 20, 2019 12:52 pm
Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters
The Chinese diaspora in Australia, long regarded as a politically apathetic ethnic minority, are being wooed like never before by political parties for next week’s general election.