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AMP to compensate super investors after fresh humiliation at royal commission

AMP to compensate super investors after fresh humiliation at royal commission

Wealth management firm admitted fees were so high that a $100,000 cash super investment made a loss, inquiry toldThe embattled wealth management giant AMP will pay $5m to compensate almost 50,000
Danny Cipriani fined £2,000 after admitting assault in Jersey

Danny Cipriani fined £2,000 after admitting assault in Jersey

England rugby player pleads guilty to assault and resisting arrest after nightclub incidentEngland rugby player Danny Cipriani has been fined £2,000 after he pleaded guilty at Jersey magistrates court
Green space in every schoolyard: the radical plan to cool Paris

Green space in every schoolyard: the radical plan to cool Paris

Playground oases could benefit students and city alike, but will making them public prove too controversial in a city on high alert? It’s only 10am but the heat is already radiating off the asphalt at
Boy who saluted Indian flag in viral flood photo faces deportation

Boy who saluted Indian flag in viral flood photo faces deportation

Nine-year-old, but not his mother, left off list of citizens published in Assam crackdownA child who appeared in a photograph that went viral last year saluting the Indian flag in chest-deep flood
Turkish lira crisis: Finance minister rules out IMF and capital controls – live updates

Turkish lira crisis: Finance minister rules out IMF and capital controls – live updates

All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest on the Turkish currency crisis that has spooked investorsLatest: Berat Albayrak is speaking to investors now Finance minister pledges to
Tractor on line stops train services in Yorkshire

Tractor on line stops train services in Yorkshire

Travellers suffer major disruption after track and wires damaged near WakefieldRail travellers faced major disruption after a tractor damaged a track and overhead wires in West Yorkshire.The incident
Anti-fascists say police post mugshots on Twitter to 'intimidate and silence'

Anti-fascists say police post mugshots on Twitter to 'intimidate and silence'

Doxing arrested protesters has become common, and can have lasting consequences even after the charges are droppedMichelle Higgins was protesting a high-profile police killing in St Louis when the
Ending ‘low-value’ surgery could save $50m, says Queensland minister

Ending ‘low-value’ surgery could save $50m, says Queensland minister

Procedures with little or no evidence of improving patient health could save 6,000 admissions a yearThe Queensland health minister, Steven Miles, says the state’s hospitals should stop performing
China to send delegation for US talks to avert trade war

China to send delegation for US talks to avert trade war

New round of talks to take place in Washington ahead of threatened $200bn worth of tariffs on Chinese goodsA Chinese trade delegation will visit the US this month to kick off a new round of talks, the
Decriminalisation of domestic violence in Russia leads to fall in reported cases

Decriminalisation of domestic violence in Russia leads to fall in reported cases

Campaigners say sharp decline is due to new law deterring women from contacting policeRussian women suffering domestic violence are being deterred from going to the police since its partial
British police chiefs pledge to fight sexual harassment in forces

British police chiefs pledge to fight sexual harassment in forces

Survey of police staff has revealed incidents of touching, leering and sexual coercionPolice chiefs have pledged to tackle sexual harassment among staff after a study revealed incidents of
On patrol with the wildlife rangers of Chinko – photo essay

On patrol with the wildlife rangers of Chinko – photo essay

Rangers in this Central African Republic nature reserve face an array of dangers in their bid to protect a rich variety of speciesDeep in the heart of Africa, a dedicated group of rangers patrol the
Brazil: murder of indigenous leader highlights threat to way of life

Brazil: murder of indigenous leader highlights threat to way of life

Jorginho Guajajara’s killing is believed by members of his tribe to be the result of conflict with loggers in their Amazon territoryIndigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon are mourning the murder of
How Delhi's rising heat and a love of concrete caused a deadly water crisis

How Delhi's rising heat and a love of concrete caused a deadly water crisis

Reports warn it could run out of groundwater by 2020. Has Delhi run out of time to reverse years of mismanagement and unchecked urbanisation?It’s about 4pm on a muggy monsoon day in Wazirpur, a
Bolivian president’s new residence is as imposing as it is divisive

Bolivian president’s new residence is as imposing as it is divisive

Some see Evo Morales’ $34m high-rise looming over La Paz as overpriced vanity projectFrom any vantage point in Bolivia’s largest city, Evo Morales’ new presidential residence is hard to miss. The
‘It feels impossible to beat’: how I was floored by menopause

‘It feels impossible to beat’: how I was floored by menopause

For Rose George, menopause has proved far worse than ‘low moods’. It feels like a derangement. And what the hell is it for?I stare stupidly at it. It’s nothing much to look at. It’s only a small pile
Union drops Katter support as recording claims Fraser Anning aimed to 'hit nerve'

Union drops Katter support as recording claims Fraser Anning aimed to 'hit nerve'

Senator was told to be controversial, says man that Sky News claims is former One Nation official in leaked audioFraser Anning was urged to be controversial by a former One Nation official before he
'Dr Bumbum' charged over death of patient after operation

'Dr Bumbum' charged over death of patient after operation

Denis Furtado, his mother, girlfriend, secretary and domestic employee charged with homicide of Lilian CalixtoProsecutors in Rio de Janeiro have charged a celebrity plastic surgeon known as “Dr
Sydney rock oysters getting smaller as oceans become more acidic

Sydney rock oysters getting smaller as oceans become more acidic

NSW oysters are shrinking and fewer in number, and academics fear the cause is climate changeThe famous Sydney rock oyster is shrinking as oceans become more acidic, new research has found.In news
Facebook struggling to end hate speech in Myanmar, investigation finds

Facebook struggling to end hate speech in Myanmar, investigation finds

Misinformation has lead to violent attacks against Rohingya but report says company has been slow to respondFacebook’s efforts to crack down on hate speech in Myanmar, which has contributed to violent