ACT government commit to Canberra A-League bid despite delay concerns

ACT government commit to Canberra A-League bid despite delay concerns

The ACT government remain financially committed to Canberra's A-League bid despite speculation expansion could be delayed 12 months following a Football Federation board upheaval. FFA chairman Steven Lowy and his fellow directors will vacate their positions at the governing body's annual general meeting next month….

Government to ban #MeToo gagging orders that silence victims

Government to ban #MeToo gagging orders that silence victims

Government to ban #MeToo gagging orders that stop workplace sexual harassment victims from going to the police Under plans, non-disclosure agreements will be outlawed in criminal cases Cases can involve any form of unwanted sexual contact from groping to rape Complainants will…

German government reaches deal to solve spy chief dispute

German government reaches deal to solve spy chief dispute

FILE – In this May 16, 2018 file photo Chair of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), Andrea Nahles, right, speaks at the plenary session of the German Bundestag in the Reichstags building in front of Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Interior Minister Horst…

Blundering government officials use photos of SLOVENIA in Brexit video

Blundering government officials use photos of SLOVENIA in Brexit video

Blundering government officials use photos of SLOVENIA in video hailing future of British farming after Brexit Michael Gove’s department is promoting its Brexit legislation on agriculture  A video promises an ‘historic moment’ of change and opportunity for farmers  But it uses stock…

Gove to restrict sale of wet wood for middle class stoves

Gove to restrict sale of wet wood for middle class stoves

Gove to restrict sale of wet wood for middle class stoves amid air pollution crackdown Wood and coal in homes are the largest cause of particulate matter pollution World Health Organisation identified them as the most damaging air pollutant  Ministers propose to…

Russian Spy Caught Working At U.S. Embassy

Russian Spy Caught Working At U.S. Embassy

According to CNN, a Russian spy was caught working at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow for over a decade before being fired last year. The Russian spy reportedly worked for the U.S. Secret Service before the state department’s regional security office grew…

Zimbabwe opposition says it's winning and ready to form government

Zimbabwe opposition says it's winning and ready to form government

Harare: Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said on Tuesday that his party had collected results from more than 10,000 polling stations, which showed it had done exceedingly well and was ready to form the next government. Nelson Chamisa, 40, and 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa…

Communists earn role in Czech government

Communists earn role in Czech government

Prague: The new Czech government won a mandatory confidence vote in the lower house of Parliament early on Thursday, ending months of political instability following October's general elections and giving the far-left Communists a role in governing for the first time since…

MoD civil servants spent more than £80m in expenses in past three years – whilst our troops face cuts

MoD civil servants spent more than £80m in expenses in past three years – whilst our troops face cuts

They blew taxpayers’ cash on everything from car parking to late-night dinners and swish hotel rooms. The soaring bill emerged days after Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson was accused of threatening to topple the PM unless she gives the military more cash. He…

Sadiq Khan lobbying government to stage public World Cup screenings

Sadiq Khan lobbying government to stage public World Cup screenings

Sadiq Khan lobbying the government to help stage public World Cup screenings across London if England reach semi-finals in Russia Sadiq Khan wants the government to help stage World Cup screenings in London The Mayor wants screenings for the semi-final and final…

Six-year-old boy found living in squalor and forced to survive on crisps, sausage rolls and fried chicken

Six-year-old boy found living in squalor and forced to survive on crisps, sausage rolls and fried chicken

Teachers had raised concerns about the boy after he regularly turned up to school dirty and broke out in screams in the classroom. Charity family support workers said they passed on their concerns several times to the local children's services, but no…

Renters to get extra powers against revenge evictions

Renters to get extra powers against revenge evictions

Renters gain extra powers to stamp out ‘revenge evictions’ as ministers vow to bring in longer tenancy terms There are fears tenants don’t complain for fear of being kicked out of their home Housing secretary will outline plans for three-year minimum tenancy term…

Greek government survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

Greek government survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

Athens:  Greece's left-led coalition government has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament brought over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Macedonia concerning the latter's name. But the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after MP Dimitris Kammenos…

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Canberra's biggest summer of cricket could get even bigger, with the ACT government in talks with the Sydney Thunder to bring the Big Bash League back to Manuka Oval. Manuka's already set to host an historic first Test match, between Australia and…

World’s first floating nation to launch by 2022

World’s first floating nation to launch by 2022

World’s first floating nation that will launch in the Pacific Ocean in 2022 will have its own government and ‘Vayron’ cryptocurrency The £37m ($50m) Floating Island Project is a pilot program in partnership with the government of Polynesia  The project, bankrolled by…

NHS to stop sharing patient data with Home Office to catch out illegal immigrants after Government U-turn

NHS to stop sharing patient data with Home Office to catch out illegal immigrants after Government U-turn

Ministers have suspended the arrangements in a major backtrack on its "hostile environment" approach to immigration. The move comes in the wake of the Windrush scandal, which exposed major failings in the Home Office and sparked a national debate about the treatment…