Australia’s speaker  Bronwyn Bishop:  her resignation was “overdue and unrepentant”, according to Labor party leader Bill Shorten. Photograph:  Mick Tsikas/EPA

The speaker of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, has resigned after almost three weeks of revelations about her spending on helicopters, pla(...)

Storyful’s founder and former chief executive, Mark Little. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Storyful, the social-media verification agency founded by Mark Little, is hiring, but what kind of person might they be looking for? In its recruitmen(...)

“Watchman,” written in the 1950s, was a first draft of “Mockingbird”. Photograph: EPA 1:14

Harper Lee’s unexpected new novel “Go Set A Watchman” has become the fastest selling book in the history of publisher HarperCollins, with more than 1.(...)

The Dermot Bannon-fronted home design programme ‘Room to Improve’, made for RTÉ by Coco Television, has been sold to Foxtel Australia. Photograph: Eric Luke

TV chef Catherine Fulvio is destined for eastern Europe, architect Dermot Bannon is headed for Australia and the Design Doctors have been picked up i(...)

This screen grab image taken from a handout video released by News Corp Australia allegedly shows wreckage smoldering at the site of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shortly after it crashed near the village of Grabove, some 80km east of Donetsk on July 17, 2014. Photograph: AFP Photo/News Corp Australia/Getty Images.

A newly released video from the immediate aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shows pro-Russian separatists rummaging thro(...)

Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal said the pledge was a “commitment without boundaries. A commitment to all humankind.”. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal al-Saud has pledged to donate his entire $32 billion fortune to charity in the coming years – one of the big(...)

Mark Little: no certainty of what he will do next

Mark Little is leaving Storyful, the media company he founded in 2010. Writing on the Storyful blog on Thursday, Little said his decision to leave wa(...)

Bjarke Ingels’ design for Two World Trade Center

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and News Corp have chosen a Danish architect to build their US headquarters at the World Trade Center site in Manhat(...)

 Max Mosley, the former head of Formula One . Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images

Ex-Formula One president Max Mosley has settled lawsuits against Google over the search engine’s links to photos of him at a sex party. “The dispute h(...)

News Corp, the newspaper publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts’ estimates after print advertising continued to fall and currency swings ate into revenue. (Photograph: Keith Bedford/Reuters)

News Corp, the newspaper publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts’ estimates after print a(...)