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Banks may face criminal charges after final royal commission report

Banks may face criminal charges after final royal commission report

Josh Frydenberg says ‘sector must change’ as Kenneth Hayne proposes ‘radical’ shake-up of Asic and ApraSome of Australia’s biggest banks could face criminal prosecution over the shocking
Inside Chengdu: can China's megacity version of the garden city work?

Inside Chengdu: can China's megacity version of the garden city work?

The next 15 megacities #13: It may be China’s most liveable burgeoning megacity, but Chengdu’s park city plans bear a price tag of forced evictions and relocationsRead the rest of our megacities
From work to family - the experts' guide to a low-stress life

From work to family - the experts' guide to a low-stress life

How to ease your anxiety about relationships, work, family or moneyBy Kate Thompson Continue reading...
'Normalised but not normal': Nigerian women call out gropers and catcallers

'Normalised but not normal': Nigerian women call out gropers and catcallers

Sexual harassment has long been rife in Nigeria’s bustling markets. Now women are mobilising in protestChiezugo Obii-Okpala knows that when she visits Yaba market in Lagos she’s going to be harassed.
Picture clue: cops turn to amateur web sleuths to help crack cases

Picture clue: cops turn to amateur web sleuths to help crack cases

Europol gets thousands of tips after appealing to public to identify crime scene imagesIt looks like a normal bathroom tile. But when amateur internet sleuths managed to locate it, they found the
Ministers urged to relax immigration rules on family reunions

Ministers urged to relax immigration rules on family reunions

Campaigners want amendments to government bill to ease refugees’ anguishThe government is under pressure from MPs and charities to relax family reunion rules for refugees settled in the UK.Current
A new age guru is running for president? That’s 2019 in a nutshell

A new age guru is running for president? That’s 2019 in a nutshell

She’s Oprah Winfrey’s spiritual guide and calls herself a ‘bitch for God’. Now Marianne Williamson is chasing the 2020 Democratic nominationMarianne Williamson is the author of new-age books such as A
Australian authorities deliberately flood 2,000 Queensland homes after record downpours

Australian authorities deliberately flood 2,000 Queensland homes after record downpours

State government warns residents to beware of crocodiles and snakes, which were reportedly heading into suburban areas After eight days of heavy monsoonal rain, authorities in the north Queensland
Key points and recommendations of the banking royal commission report

Key points and recommendations of the banking royal commission report

Banks face prosecutions over misconduct and ‘conflicted’ pay systems to be banned as regulators put on notice to fix the industry or face the axeKenneth Hayne’s report into the banking and financial
From the surgeon to the Spice Girl: how people in high-pressure jobs cope with stress

From the surgeon to the Spice Girl: how people in high-pressure jobs cope with stress

From Mishal Husain to Mel C and Henry Marsh, twelve high-powered people reveal how they manageMishal Husain, BBC news presenter Continue reading...
UK's arms export supervisor attacks NGOs over Yemen deaths

UK's arms export supervisor attacks NGOs over Yemen deaths

Graham Jones MP says reports of civilian deaths from airstrikes have been ‘grossly exaggerated’The neutrality of the chief gatekeeper to the UK’s arms control regime has been brought into question
Revealed: how big dairy pushed fattier milks into US schools

Revealed: how big dairy pushed fattier milks into US schools

The Trump administration has worked closely with the dairy lobby, allowing the drinks’ reintroduction despite oppositionThe US Department of Agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, raised a glass of
Billions of UK aid failing to reduce poverty, report finds

Billions of UK aid failing to reduce poverty, report finds

Shortfall in standards casts doubt on transparency of Britain’s aid spendingToo much of Britain’s aid budget is being spent poorly by Whitehall departments on projects that fail the test of reducing
Why women 2020 candidates face 'likability' question even as they make history

Why women 2020 candidates face 'likability' question even as they make history

A record number of Democratic women intend to run for the White House at the next election, illuminating the gendered scrutiny they faceWhen Elizabeth Warren declared her intention to run for
California plane crash: five die when aircraft hits house

California plane crash: five die when aircraft hits house

Pilot and four occupants of house in Yorba Linda, southeast of Los Angeles, found dead after incidentFive people have died in Southern California after a small plane crashed into a house on Sunday,
Indonesia seeks to ban negative 'foreign' influences on music

Indonesia seeks to ban negative 'foreign' influences on music

Artists concerned that draft bill, which follows outcry over K-pop band, will destroy freedom of expressionHundreds of musicians in Indonesia have lashed out against what they say is a ludicrous draft
Venezuela's Maduro 'leaves voicemail' for rival Guaidó – video

Venezuela's Maduro 'leaves voicemail' for rival Guaidó – video

In interview with reporter, embattled president gives two messages. In the first, he tells Donald Trump he will leave the White House ‘stained with blood’ if he pursues a military intervention in
L’Humanité, voice of communist France, faces fight for survival

L’Humanité, voice of communist France, faces fight for survival

Hard-left newspaper issues plea to subscribers with court to rule in insolvency caseThe venerable French communist newspaper L’Humanité is fighting bankruptcy, with even rightwing politicians taking
El Salvador: anti-corruption candidate Nayib Bukele wins presidential election

El Salvador: anti-corruption candidate Nayib Bukele wins presidential election

Former mayor of San Salvador wins landslide after campaign on the slogan ‘There’s enough money when no one steals’Nayib Bukele, a former mayor of El Salvador’s capital, has won a landslide victory in
New England Patriots outlast LA Rams to win record-tying sixth Super Bowl

New England Patriots outlast LA Rams to win record-tying sixth Super Bowl

New England strike late in lowest scoring Super Bowl everEdelman (10 catches, 141 yards) wins Most Valuable PlayerPatriots move level with Steelers for most Super Bowl titles Photo gallery: best shots