Alan Jones

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Nissan’s Logo. The car giant is to end the night shift at a UK plant, workers have been told. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Car giant Nissan is to end the night shift at its UK plant, workers have been told. Unite said it believed no jobs will be lost at the plant in Sunder(...)

An extension to a Dublin house designed by Joe Fallon Design

Planning to renovate your home or to build a new one is one of life’s bigger decisions. The first question to ask is what professional help you a(...)

As ad for NSW Racing’s multi million dollar race, The Everest, is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House. Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the Sydney Opera House to protest the use of the iconic sails to promote a horse race.  Photograph: Brendan Esposito/AAP Image via AP)

Hundreds of demonstrators have shone torches on to the Sydney Opera House to protest against controversial advertising for a horse race that has divid(...)

City commuters go about their business despite the heavy rain in Sydney earlier this week. Photograph: EPA

So much for sunny Sydney. Snow on the Blue Mountains about 90km away is always, apparently a sure sign of a cold snap heading here. Wednesday was rep(...)

Frank Williams works on an F1 car in his team garage in 1969. Photograph: Curzon Artificial eye

Frank Williams doesn’t “do emotion” we are told early and often in this intriguing documentary portrait of the F1 titan. Indeed, the highest praise Wi(...)

Australian rules football star Adam Goodes, who is contemplating retirement from the game because of continuing racial abuse. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Adam Goodes should be playing tonight for the Sydney Swans, but instead he is thinking about retiring from the Australian Football League. The 35-yea(...)

Australia captain Adam Goodes lifts  the Cormac McAnallen Cup at Croke Park in October 2010 after victory over Ireland in the    International Rules Series. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Aboriginal footballer and anti-racism campaigner Adam Goodes is contemplating retirement because of the jeering he has been subjected to over the las(...)

We may not be Iceland or Sicily. We have no active volcanoes or regular seismic activity. But that does not mean we cannot exploit the geothermal p(...)

Julia Gillard, Australia’s outgoing prime minister, speaks to journalists following her defeat in the   leadership ballot in Canberra yesterday.  Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

Born in Barry, Wales, on September 29th, 1961, Julia Gillard’s family emigrated to Adelaide in 1966. They were among the more than one million British(...)