Telstra said in late July that it was in discussions to buy Digicel Pacific, the least-indebted and most valuable part of businessmen Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Group

Telstra’s chief executive, Andy Penn, said on Thursday that he sees Digicel Pacific being run separately to the Australian telecoms giant’s main busi(...)

Christopher Carroll from the Breadknives production of The Emperor of America at the Blackheath Conservatoire, London. Photograph: Alexander Bradley

Christopher Carroll, a physical actor and theatre artist who was described by the Canberra Critics’ Circle as the “master of the solo performance”, sa(...)

Police vans are seen at an apartment building in Sydney, Australia, where residents have been placed in isolation overnight. It’s understood that health officials discovered several Covid-19 cases inside the building were linked. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Authorities in Sydney extended a lockdown by four weeks on Wednesday after an already protracted stay-at-home order failed to curb a Covid-19 outbreak(...)

Sarah Costello with her husband, Stephen, and children Heidi and Harlee.

When Sarah Costello’s work as a beauty therapist dried up last month all she could do was wait. At first, she was hopeful. “We were watching the n(...)