Nikki Haley Quits As United States Ambassador To The UN

Picture Courtesy: White House Nikki Haley becomes the latest to quit the Trump Administration, following an announcement with President Donald Trump at the White House. Ms Haley made the announcement during a press conference this morning at the Oval Office, saying her resignation will take affect at the end of the year. She was accompanied…

EXPERT ANALYSIS: How Liberals Can Unite & Appeal To Young Voters

Analysis by: Dr Ian Cook, Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies at Murdoch University. As young voters increasingly turn their backs on party politics and look for other ways to participate in political life, senior members of the Liberal Party are more interested in settling personal scores and refusing to compromise. Older voters are…

UK Government Loses Key Brexit Vote Ahead of EU Summit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has lost a key vote on the government’s Brexit bill after a rebellion by 11 Tory MPs. Members of Parliament voted for Amendment 7 to Clause 9 to the bill on Wednesday, to demand parliament pass a separate bill with the European Union (E.U.) to approve any final agreement before…

Tony Abbott Issues ‘Call to Arms’ for Conservative Liberals

Tensions in the Liberal party continue to flare, with former Prime Minister delivering a ‘call to arms’ for conservatives to take back control of the New South Wales state branch. The speech took place at a NSW Liberal party member forum, and was met with applause. “For too long the party hierarchy has expected the…

Theresa May Strikes A Deal And Forms Government

Theresa May has broken the UK’s hung Parliament, forming a minority government in the wake of the General Election. Mrs May said her Conservative Party would work with the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) to form a majority in the House of Commons, after the Conservatives fell short of achieving the 326 seats needed to govern…

Hung Parliament Delivered, No Majority for Conservatives and Labour

The UK is facing a hung parliament, with neither Conservative of Labour parties able to win a majority in the country’s election. Both parties did not reach the required 326 seats to govern in their own right, despite the Conservatives previously well ahead in polls when the election was called. The BBC said earlier the…

Man Who Hit Qantas CEO with a Pie Charged With Assault

A man who smashed a pie into Qantas CEO Alan Joyce’s face in protest against gay marriage has been charged by police for assault. 67-year-old Tony Overheu has been charged with common assault, trespass and damage after he walked on stage at a Perth business breakfast event on Tuesday and shoved a lemon meringue pie…

The Conservatives and SNP Triumphed in General Election

(Video version of the story begins at 04:47 in the newscast.) The United Kingdom has restored a majority government after the General Election.  Forty-six  million British took part in the voting. The Conservatives successfully formed a majority government after crossing the line of 326 in the race of 650 Parliament seats. By eventually getting 331 seats,…