The whale swallowing Jonah. Miniature from the Jewish Bible of Joseph Assarfati, Hebrew manuscript from Cervera, 1299, Spain.  DeAgostini/Getty Images

Last month, Brenton Tarrant, an Australian white supremacist, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 51 people, as they attended prayers(...)

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant (29), the New Zealand mosque gunman, will spend the rest of his life in jail. Photograph: John Kirk-Anderson/AP.

The terrorist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, will spend the rest of his life in jail, a judge has ruled(...)

Brenton Tarrant attends day three of his sentencing at the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant has told a judge he will not speak in his defence at his sentencing hearing for the mass shooting of worship(...)

The white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques had intended to burn down the mosques afterwards, a prosecutor said in court on Monday. Photograph: John Kirk-Anderson/AFP via Getty Images

A court in New Zealand has heard for the first time an official account of how a terrorist who murdered 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch plann(...)

A file image showing people looking at  ributes left in Christchurch, New Zealand, after the mosque shootings in 2019. The Australian man accused of killing 51 worshippers  changed his plea to guilty on Thursday.  Photograph: Getty Images

An Australian man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand’s worst mass shooting changed his plea to guilty in a surprise move on Thurs(...)

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern meets members of the Muslim community as they gather for congregational Friday prayers, two days ahead of the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque shootings. Photograph: John Kirk-Anderson/AFP via Getty Images

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday the country has “fundamentally changed” since last year’s Christchurch shootings, as the cor(...)

Brenton Tarrant, charged for murder in relation to the mosque attacks, is seen in the dock during his appearance in the Christchurch District Court, New Zealand. Photograph: Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald/Pool/ Reuters

New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the firs(...)

People comfort each other before the Friday prayers at Hagley Park outside Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. File Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

New Zealand will grant permanent residency to all survivors of the mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques in which 50 Muslim worshippers were kill(...)

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison:  In 2012 he  warned that asylum seekers might cause a typhoid outbreak. Photograph:  James Gourley/Getty Images

In 2013, after two terms in power, Australia’s Labor government was riven by internecine disputes, had twice torn down prime ministers in internal cou(...)

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister says country will ban military style semi-automatics and assault rifles and will establish a nationwide buyback Photograph: Mark Coote/Bloomberg

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s wor(...)

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