Jerusalem: Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve parliament, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. Click Here: The ballot is widely expected to take place in September, the second this year. It represents unprecedented
Is Boris Johnson going to jail for fibbing about Brexit? Instead of Downing Street, is he headed for Wormwood Scrubs? The very fact that a court will consider the question should ring loud alarm bells for the state of British democracy – as if those alarms weren’t loud enough already.
Once upon a time they were a treat, but consumed habitually in excess, ultra-processed foods have become toxic. Two large studies, published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), have found consistently eating too many “ultra-processed” foods are associated with a significantly greater risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
They say it’s better to jump before you’re pushed. That could be the title of Magistrate Dominique Burns' autobiography! Burns came to fame last year as somewhat of a magnet for complaints about her "lock 'em up" world view that were accrued in the three years since she was appointed
The industrial umpire has awarded up to 2.2 million Australian workers, including the lowest paid, an extra $21.60 a week from next month, taking the minimum wage from $719.20 to $740.80. The Fair Work Commission on Thursday lifted the national minimum wage by 3 per cent to $19.49 per hour
Wellington Phoenix have been sent a bill for $1 million by Football Federation Australia for failing to hit their required off-field metrics this season. Despite improving their home attendances by nearly 50 per cent and a significant upturn in their TV ratings on Sky Sport in New Zealand, the Phoenix
President Donald Trump's trade war with China has prompted a broad rethinking of how the two economies have become so intertwined, leading some manufacturers to trim supply chains in China and American authorities to start cutting off crucial technology for Chinese companies. Now another important area is getting a close
The Pokemon Company has announced it is developing Pokemon Sleep, a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next year. "We want to turn sleep into entertainment," said Tsunekazu Ishihara, chief executive of the Japanese company, which helps manage
Tim Clipsham wasn't prepared for a phone call from Atlassian inquiring about buying his start-up. "I was really surprised, it wasn't something I had considered," the founder of analytics company Good Software says. "I had a 10-year vision ahead of what I wanted to achieve." The 31-year-old software developer launched
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has told an Australian audience it was “speculation” and “absolutely untrue” that Hong Kong would lose its distinct identity as the Chinese Communist Party pushes ahead with an economic plan to link the former British colony with nearby mainland cities. Lam will