A hugely contentious advertisement for a racing event has gone ahead on the sails of the Sydney Opera House but the decision to allow the promotion has been received with protests and outrage.
The whereabouts of one of the most high-profile missing people in China have been established, with officials confirming they are holding Meng Hongwei.
Having waged a public and ultimately successful campaign for Amazon to raise its minimum wage to US$15 an hour, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has turned his attention to another giant corporation, McDonald's.
More than 2400 law professors have put their names to a statement arguing Judge Kavanaugh does not have the temperament to be a judge on the US Supreme Court.
NATO's General Secretary has warned Russia to quit its "reckless" behaviour after seven of its nationals have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber attacks.
California, home of Hollywood, surf beaches, endless sunshine and corporate gender equality? That may soon be the case after Senate Bill 826, which requires publicly held companies based in the state to have at least woman on their boards of directors by the end of 2019, has become law.
At a rally in Mississippi, President Trump mocked Kavanaugh accuser Blasey Ford as his audience guffawed and applauded.
Alisa, SAM and Michihito are a new breed of politician, promising frustrated voters a fresh bipartisan approach built on a rational and fact-based decision-making.
The investigation concluded that Trump received at least US$413 million in today's dollars from his father's real estate business with much of the money being funnelled through tax evasion schemes of questionable legality.
The high profile Tesla CEO is in the regulator's crosshairs after a series of tweets saying he was taking the company private.
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, one of the woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has released a prepared statement ahead of her testimony at the judge's confirmation hearings on Thursday local time.
"They don't want me or us to win because I am the first president to ever challenge China on trade," Trump told the United Nations Security Council.
"In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country," Trump declared, drawing guffaws from some in attendance.
A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced the once beloved actor and comedian to three to ten years in jail for his crimes.
Attorney Michael Avenatti has said he has a client willing to testify that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.
Two US Democrat Senators are proposing new legislation which would block countries from accessing the Export-Import bank and US aid if they fail to police the opioid Fentanyl being shipped stateside.
Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, has reached an agreement to testify on Thursday local time.
The President of the European Council has described the Chequers agreement as unworkable at an EU summit.
A new poll shows 36% of Americans are now opposed to Kavanaugh's nomination for the US Supreme Court, up 6% from a similar poll in August.
The new round of tariffs will come into place on 24 September and will apply to almost 6,000 items, including textiles, handbags, suitcases, wool, toilet paper and rice.
The Tesla CEO is being sued by Vernon Unsworth after making unsubstantiated claims on Twitter and in emails to BuzzFeed News.
The UK's torturous negotiations over the shape and form of Brexit have taken another turn with the Governor of the nation's central bank warning of financial chaos in the event of a no deal Brexit.
Almost a decade from the day when Lehman Brothers collapsed during the tumult of the GFC, the former UK Prime Minister has warned major problems within the financial sector that led to the crisis have still not been remedied.
The large-scale protest in Barcelona shows there is still significant popular support for the Catalan region to break away from Spain and self-govern.
A new opinion piece by Bert Spector, Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, says Trump would be hearing the words "You're Fired!" if his administration was a public company.
CBS had already been investigating allegations of sexual assault which appeared in The New Yorker in July. On 8 September, the same publication reported on new allegations from six women, prompting Moonves' exit.
Nationalist party Swedish Democrats (SD), once linked to neo-Nazis, have won about 18% of the vote, up from 12.9% in the last national election.
As Australia celebrates Threatened Species Day, a new report has shown 7.6 million hectares of threatened species habitat have been destroyed since national environmental protection law was enacted.
The piece, titled 'I Am Part of the Resistance' Inside the Trump Administration, has shaken the government, with scores of senior figures going on record to say they were not the author.
The high-profile lifestyle website has agreed to pay authorities the sum after it was found to be making unfounded claims about its jade and rose quartz vaginal eggs.
Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are suspected of carrying out the Novichok attack in Salisbury in June this year.
The Trump administration will use constitutional privilege to withhold thousands of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Michel Barnier, the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator, has given his strongest indication yet that the EU will oppose May's Chequers agreement. Meanwhile, May has written an op-ed saying she will not budge on the contentious compromise deal struck at Chequers.
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation on whether children should be able to purchase energy drinks.
The retail giant has written a blog post in response to the Vermont Senator's criticisms of its working conditions.
Brazil announced it was taking the measure to "guarantee law and order" as its neighbouring country descends into chaos with hyperinflation rife and food and medicine in short supply.
At a summit of evangelical leaders, Trump warned of dire consequences if the Democratic party reclaims control of Congress in the November elections.
In his latest attack on 'fake news' Trump has hit out at the digital giants, claiming their search results are biased against him.
After losing at a Madden tournament, the 24-year-old gunman opened fire, killing two people and himself and injuring 11 others.
Senator John McCain passed away on Saturday 25 August and will be honoured with a state funeral.
A tumultuous chapter in Australia's political history has come to an unexpected end with Turnbull supporter Scott Morrison winning a leadership spill.
Yesterday, Michael Cohen implicated Trump in campaign finance violations and entered a guilty plea that will see him serve jail time. His lawyer has told MSNBC that Cohen will fully cooperate with Mueller's investigation.
UPDATED: Malcolm Turnbull will call a party room meeting tomorrow with Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison vying for the Prime Minister's position.
On a nightmare day for the US President, his former 'fixer' Michael Cohen has entered a guilty plea to eight charges arising from payments he apparently made on Trump's behalf to alleged mistresses.
After four days of deliberation, the jury found Manafort guilty of eight counts of financial crime. No date has been set for his sentencing.
The incumbent Liberal Prime Minister has survived a leadership spill against challenger Peter Dutton, winning 48-35, though history suggests it may only be a short-term reprieve.
New figures from the US treasury shows government debt is up 21% from this time last year as concerns grow over levels of projected spending.
The European nation has successfully completed a three-year bailout program but officials have warned the country is still very much in a rebuilding phase.
Rudy Giuliani has made the claim on NBC while discussing Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 US election.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the country can only reach its potential with a healthy population
In a move described as unprecedented, Trump has used his executive powers to revoke the security clearance of one of his most prominent critics, former CIA Director John Brennan.
New Zealand's Parliament has passed legislation which bans most non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, fulfilling an election pledge from Jacinda Ardern's Labour Government.
Omarosa Manigault Newman, formerly one of Trump's top staffers, has fallen out with the US President and says that a number of former aides are being paid not to dish the dirt on his administration.
The senior FBI counterintelligence agent who played a key role in the Hillary Clinton email and Russian collusion investigations has been fired, his lawyer said yesterday.
This time last year, the US was rocked by a white nationalist rally in Charlottesburg, Virginia which resulted in the death of protester Heather Heyer. An attempt to reignite white nationalist forces has fallen flat, however, with only around 20 to 40 people attending this year's Washington D.C rally.
First announced by Trump back in June, Space Force is now closer to reality with Vice-President Mike Pence providing further detail on the new arm of the military.
Per court documents filed on 8 August, the two men on trial for abducting 11 children in the US state of New Mexico were training at least some of the youths to use firearms.
The US State Department has announced the move after it determined Russia used the nerve agent Novichok on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
The US lifted the sanctions back in 2015 but the Trump administration will restore them despite the protests of European leaders.
On Twitter, US President Donald Trump has said the meeting that took place between his son Donald Jr. and Russian officials was "to get information on an opponent".
The former Secretary of State will be Executive Producer on a series based on the book The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, written by Pushcart Prize-winning journalist Elaine Weiss
The ruling overrides a previous settlement between the US government and Texan organisation Defense Distributed that made it legal to post 3D printable gun plans on the internet.
The 85-year-old US Supreme Court Judge, a hero figure to the left, has vowed she is going nowhere even as Trump stacks the bench with conservatives.
The EU's highest court has ruled the popular chocolate does not have a shape distinctive enough to warrant trademark protection, ending a legal battle that has stretched over 16 years.
IBISWorld Senior Industry Analyst Andrew Ledovskikh has told The CEO Magazine that Nine is likely to protect the prestige of the Fairfax brand in today's blockbuster media merger.
Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have announced that the US and EU will work together to avoid a potentially ruinous trade war.
The blockbuster merger is worth A$4 billion and will see the two companies form a giant firm spanning television, digital media, print, streaming and real estate advertising.
The hugely popular singer and actress is now reportedly in a stable condition after an apparent drug overdose. Her plight highlights an opioid epidemic in the US which is increasingly affecting young women.
Former FBI Director James Comey and ex-national security advisor Susan Rice are in the firing line after making public criticisms of Trump.
A gunman has killed at least one person and shot another twelve in an attack in the Greektown district of Toronto.
The former FBI director has urged Americans to vote Democrat and warned: "History has its eyes on us".
The company is not seeking any financial damages but is seeking to have the matter settled in the Federal court system in a move described as "reprehensible" by the victims' legal representatives.
After meeting with Putin, Trump told media that he believed the Russian leader's denials of state involvement in the 2016 US election.
Theresa May's government continues to be divided over Brexit, with one conservative MP penning an opinion piece stating the country should return to the polls on the issue.
Trump's nominee for the forthcoming vacancy is Brett Kavanaugh, a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.
Sir Paul McCartney is among those supporting the contentious legislation; he believes the change would safeguard the "sustainable future for music".
The Trump administration has rescinded guidance which encouraged colleges and schools to consider race in their decision-making processes around enrolment.
In May 2018, Wilson was found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse by paedophile priest James Fletcher.
The German Chancellor has agreed to a political deal which will see the country tighten its borders to asylum seekers.
Bans on plastic bags came into effect in two Australian states on 1 July 2018, with major retailers also voluntarily opting to remove single-use plastic bags from stores.
Four nations had brought a complaint to the WTO that Australia's mandated plain packaging violated trade laws, but the WTO has rejected this, clearing the way for other countries to introduce similar legislation.
Thanks to an SEC ruling, US companies are now required to list the pay ratio between its CEO and its median salary. The results make for interesting reading.
Another shooting has taken place, this time at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, MD.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he will leave his post, giving Trump the opportunity to replace a moderate judge with a conservative.
The company has rebounded under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and convinced the court it has changed its ways.
The court has ruled 5-4 in favour of the ban which prohibits most people from a number of predominantly Muslim countries entering the US.
In the final sitting week before the winter break, Malcolm Turnbull’s government is scrambling to get the numbers to pass the bill.
The US President has signalled he will double down on his zero tolerance policy towards undocumented immigrants.
Turkey’s electoral commission has just confirmed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will remain Turkey’s leader.
The much criticised policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their parents will come to an end
The bank will pay the penalty after admitting to thousands of breaches of Australia’s anti money laundering laws.
The Tesla co-founder answered a question on Twitter by saying “universal income will be necessary over time if AI takes over most human jobs”
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced the withdrawal, calling the organisation a “cesspool of political bias”.
The Federal Court has made the ruling after finding that Apple misled customers regarding repair of their iPhones and iPads.
The US President aims to establish a new branch of the military to be known as ‘Space Force’.
Up to 10,000 people gathered to mourn the loss of the 22-year-old Melbournian.
A three-day pause in hostilities in Afghanistan has been broken with two devastating suicide bombing attacks.
The New York Attorney General has taken the action against the Trump Foundation, seeking to dissolve the charity and claim US$2.8 million in restitution.