Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing said UK’s withdrawal from the EU will bring considerable challenges for at least two to three years. Photograph: Reuters

Hong Kong’s richest man, one of the biggest investors in the UK, hit a setback in his efforts to cut his reliance on Britain and warned the fallout fr(...)

Australia is ignoring the inhumane treatment of refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru as a means of deterring others from attempting the journey to Australia, two human rights groups said on Wednesday. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images.

Australia is ignoring the inhumane treatment of refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru as a means of deterring others from attempting the(...)

A file image of Australian Cardinal George Pell. Photograph: Reuters

Cardinal George Pell, the Australian-born Vatican treasurer, is being investigated by police in relation to multiple allegations of child abuse in his(...)

Under the student loan system, graduates would repay their fees when their income reaches a set threshold.

How does an “income- contingent” loan system work? Under this system, higher education is free at the point of access for students. Students are requ(...)

Our sexual egos are fragile things. The moment we take our clothes off in front of someone, we place our mind and body in an extreme position of vuln(...)

Heavily-armed Papua New Guinea police form a roadblock preventing students from leaving the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby on Tuesday. Photograph: PNGFM News/Reuters

Dozens of people were wounded in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday after police opened fire on a student demonstration in the capital and riots erupted a(...)

FIFO (fly in fly out) contracts are especially common for workers on construction and mining projects in remote parts of Western Australia and Queensland. Photograph: Thinkstock

Thousands of Irish people are working in remote mining regions in Australia, employed on what are known as FIFO (fly in fly out) contracts. They spend(...)

Supermacs boss, Pat McDonagh (above) confirmed this week that the withdrawal of the Australian tradmark application is purely tactical and that a fresh revised application will be lodged in the next two months.

Supermacs has withdrawn its application to register its brand in Australia in the latest twist in its brand war with fast food giant McDonalds. At t(...)

School children look at a board showing some of the passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the second anniversary of its disappearance in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said his government is committed to solving the “agonising mystery” of Flight 370 as the country marks the second(...)

Protesters in Melbourne   urge the Australian government not to send 267 people – including 37 babies born in Australia – back to immigration detention in Nauru, 3,000km away. Photograph: Chris Hopkins/Getty Images

Australia’s ambivalence over asylum seekers is dominating headlines again, with churches, writers and thousands of ordinary citizens calling on the go(...)

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