Bob Hawke

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Voters stand in line outside a polling station during a federal election in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, May 18th, 2019. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Australia’s Liberal-National coalition government has retained power in what prime minister Scott Morrison, who is a Pentecostal Christian, has hailed(...)

 Bob Hawke attending the Labor Party campaign lauch in Brisbane for the 2010 general election. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images)

Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died aged 89. A transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a “larrikin(...)

A crane unloads containers from a ship at the Port Botany Container terminal in Sydney. Photograph: Reuters

Australia has now gone 103 consecutive quarters without a recession, beating the record of 102 quarters of growth set by the Netherlands in the 26 yea(...)

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull may face a backlash as a result of his proposed immigration reforms. Photograph: Getty Images

The announcement that a new maternity hospital in Dublin may be managed by a religious order is generating much disquiet in Ireland; but here in secul(...)

West Indies star Gayle has apologised after his “joke” flirt with a female television presenter was branded “disrespectful” and “inappropriate” by authorities after Ten Network reporter Mel McLaughlin found herself being asked out for a drink during an interview with the burly opener after he blasted 41 runs off 15 balls for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League. Photograph: Getty Images

And so to Chris Gayle, cricket’s Andrea Dworkin, who has found himself in trouble in Australia for being sexy. Hang on - that’s wrong. For being sex(...)

Australian prime minister-elect Tony Abbott is surrounded by his family after acknowledging his victory in the election today. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams-Pool/Getty Images

Australia’s conservative leader Tony Abbott has swept into office today in a landslide election as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for s(...)