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Dow Jones hits record high – is Trump good for stock markets?

Dow Jones hits record high – is Trump good for stock markets?

Every twitch in the stock market is taken as a positive or negative sign, but the truth is we do not know what will happen nextWill Donald Trump as president be good or bad for stock markets? Should
Australian of the year named as quantum physicist Michelle Yvonne Simmons

Australian of the year named as quantum physicist Michelle Yvonne Simmons

Matildas striker Sam Kerr named young Australian of the year and biophysicist Dr Graham Farquhar the senior Australian of the year The quantum physicist Prof Michelle Yvonne Simmons has been named the

Hundreds named in male-dominated honours list – video

Australians from all walks of life have been recognised in the Australia Day honours – but the list has been criticised for being male-dominated. Of the 900 notable names across media, medicine,

Quantum physicist Michelle Simmons wins Australian of the Year 2018 – video

Pioneering physicist Michelle Yvonne Simmons is hopeful being named Australian of the Year will help challenge gender expectations and encourage more girls to pursue careers in science. Professor
More women than men in top Queen's birthday honours

More women than men in top Queen's birthday honours

Six of 10 new Companions of the Order of Australia, including Dawn Fraser, are women, with Christine Milne and Jennifer Westacott made OfficersFor the first time women have outnumbered men in the list
UK tax avoiders face being blocked from honours list

UK tax avoiders face being blocked from honours list

Vetting process to minimise risk from candidates who may ‘bring system into disrepute’Tax avoiders face being shunned for honours such as knighthoods as authorities clamp down on rewarding those with
No 10 refuses to back calls for Philip Green to lose knighthood

No 10 refuses to back calls for Philip Green to lose knighthood

Outcry follows tycoon being named as figure at centre of sexual harassment allegationsDowning Street has refused to back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood over sexual
Australia Day honours list: Kylie Minogue and Peter Reith among 2019 recipients

Australia Day honours list: Kylie Minogue and Peter Reith among 2019 recipients

Women account for 37.5% of those honoured – a record but still short of the 40% target promised by Labor This year’s Australia Day honours list has the highest proportion of women ever – but female
Coalition refuses to release Tony Abbott letters to Queen on knighthoods

Coalition refuses to release Tony Abbott letters to Queen on knighthoods

Information commissioner has ruled letters from Turnbull and Abbott between 2013 and 2016 should be released The Australian government is fighting to hide Tony Abbott’s letters to the Queen about his
Fraser Anning candidate who is robot sex expert given Queen's birthday honour

Fraser Anning candidate who is robot sex expert given Queen's birthday honour

Professor Adrian Cheok, who ran in Boothby for the far-right party, awarded for ‘significant service to international education’ A professor who advocates for sex with robots and ran as a candidate
Robot sex expert on honours list plans college with Fraser Anning to teach 'Trumpism'

Robot sex expert on honours list plans college with Fraser Anning to teach 'Trumpism'

Adrian Cheok, who was made a member of the Order of Australia, has been censured for ‘aggressive, belittling’ language towards colleaguesA robot sex expert and former far-right candidate who was
Theresa May accused of cronyism over resignation honours list

Theresa May accused of cronyism over resignation honours list

Decision to give CBEs to her two controversial former advisers and party donors is condemnedTheresa May has been accused of “rotten” cronyism after handing out peerages, knighthoods and other honours
Calls for Boris Johnson to withdraw Geoffrey Boycott's knighthood

Calls for Boris Johnson to withdraw Geoffrey Boycott's knighthood

Charities and opposition parties highlight ex-cricketer’s conviction for domestic abuseBoris Johnson is being urged to withdraw Geoffrey Boycott’s knighthood over his conviction for domestic violence
Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict

Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict

‘I cannot believe he’s being received by the Queen,’ says French judge The French judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott of assaulting his girlfriend has criticised the former England cricketer after