August 24, 2018

Black Mist Burnt Country: art under the nuclear cloud of Maralinga

An award-winning exhibition commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s opens today at the National Museum of Australia.
August 24, 2018

Scottish Power hikes bills for 900,000 households

Scottish Power is to increase energy bills for almost one million customers on its standard variable gas and electricity tariff by 3.7% - or an average of £46 a year. 
August 24, 2018

UK mortgage approvals fall, industry data shows

The number of mortgages approved by Britain's main high street banks fell last month, ahead of the Bank of England's rate rise, according to industry data.
August 24, 2018

Motor racing – We are still Force India, says new team boss

Force India fans should continue to refer to the Formula One team by its old name despite the outfit's rebirth as a new mid-season entry with no Indian involvement, boss Otmar Szafnauer said on Friday.
August 24, 2018

Six hours of hide and seek worth the wait

Tracey Jennings has taken out top prize for the first time in Australian Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year awards.
August 24, 2018

No safe level of alcohol consumption, study finds

There is no safe level of alcohol consumption, according to a major global study.
August 24, 2018

Brit couple ‘fit and healthy’ before Egypt hotel deaths

The daughter of a British couple who died at a resort hotel in Egypt has said they were "fit and healthy" before going abroad.
August 24, 2018

Britain’s worst airport revealed

London Luton has been ranked the UK's worst airport after customers complained about its toilets, staff and bag-drop queues.
August 24, 2018

Philip Hoare: From the punk rock scene to an obsession with the sea

Philip Hoare, the author of Leviathan and many other books, says the sea provides an outlet in the same way that the punk scene did: ''Another kind of under-the-surface thing, where you were off the radar.''
August 24, 2018

Ryanair changes baggage rules in bid to reduce delays

Ryanair is changing its carry on baggage rules for the second time this year in a bid to reduce delays.
August 24, 2018

‘All women are beautiful’: Trevor Noah explains controversial joke

"My intention was to [say] stop putting one group above another," the comedian told Brisbane radio station 98.9 FM.
August 24, 2018

Why Courtney Barnett is Australian music’s great hope

Courtney Barnett delivers a high-wire act inches from the ground, all tension and excitement but with no real harm in stepping off at any moment.