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World

World

Woman Fired For Flipping The Bird At Donald Trump Wins Election

1 min read

She lost her job for flipping off President Trump. Now she's been elected to a new one.

Tech

Tech

Twitter To Ban Political Ads

1 min read

Twitter says it will ban political ads, bowing to pressure that many social media companies have felt to block attempts to steer elections.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Glaring Spelling Error Alerts Police To Fake Number Plates

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Updated

Updated

Britons Set For December Election To Solve Brexit Deadlock

2 min read

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock.

World

World

Boris Johnson Calls For December Election To Solve Brexit Chaos

3 min read

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the only way to break the Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask parliament to approve a national poll for December 12.

World

World

The Man Tipped To Snatch The Top Job From Justin Trudeau

3 min read

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in the political battle of his career.

News

News

Boris Johnson's Demand For October 15 Election Rejected By MPs

1 min read

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has failed to win the approval of enough MPs to go ahead with his plan to hold an early election

#10YourVote

#10YourVote

'How Good Is Australia?': Morrison Claims 'Miracle' Victory

1 min read

The Liberals will retain government, winning the most unlikely of victories while Bill Shorten quit as Labor leader.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford: A Blow-By-Blow Account Of What Will Happen On Election Day

5 min read

You head to your local primary school early to avoid the crowds.

Politics

Politics

Dollar Bill: Betting Agency Pays Labor Win BEFORE The Election

1 min read

It's all over bar the voting. Labor has won.

World

World

Politician Takes His Election Campaign To Pornhub

2 min read

Danish politician Joachim B. Olsen has taken his campaign to uncharted territory, advertising on the world's top adult site: Pornhub.

Cassandra Goldie

Cassandra Goldie

Tax Cuts Sound Great, But If ScoMo's Numbers Are Off, Expect Big Problems

4 min read

In this election, there has been a lot of talk about tax.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

'I'm Not Running For Pope, I'm Running For Prime Minister'

5 min read

Being forced to clarify that you don't believe gay people go to hell is not exactly an ideal situation just days out from an election.

Politics

Politics

‘More Debt, Higher Prices’: Experts Poke Holes In First-Home Buyer Deposit Policy

4 min read

A bipartisan policy on housing affordability could lead to more expensive homes, experts say -- the exact opposite impact hoped for.

The Project

The Project

Comment Attributable To Shadow Special Minister Of State, Don Farrell

1 min read

Comment attributable to Shadow Special Minister of State, Don Farrell

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

'Neighbours' Writer Says Australians Have Lost The Knack Of Being Good Neighbours

3 min read

For a quarter of a century, Wayne Doyle was a writer for 'Neighbours', the quintessential window into middle Australia.

The Project

The Project

Is The Election Outcome In The Stars?

1 min read

A Twitter user has crunched the astral numbers and it looks like a Taurus will be our new Prime Minister!

Politics

Politics

Shorten Fights Back Tears After 'Attack' On Dead Mother

3 min read

Labor leader Bill Shorten has blasted a “political attack” on his dead mother Ann.

Views

Views

Behind The Scenes Of The Attempted Egging Of Scott Morrison

5 min read

The hall has an old feel to it, similar to one of those stodgy country motels where there’s a bed and a timber corner table with a TV on it. If you’re lucky, maybe a kettle.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

These Witless Eggers Could Scramble Our Democracy

3 min read

The fool who smashed an egg onto the head of the Prime Minister today was stupid.

Views

Views

Bill Shorten Might Have Sealed The Election With His Q&A Performance

3 min read

Monday's Q&A may be remembered as the moment Bill Shorten won the election.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

If You Think This Will Be The Election Of Minor Parties And Independents, Think Again

4 min read

Australia is one of the most stable, if not the most stable, democracies in the world.

Politics

Politics

It's Surprisingly Easy To Ruin Your Senate Vote. Here's How To Make Sure It Counts

3 min read

It's surprisingly easy to accidentally mess up your Senate vote.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Model Dies After Collapsing On Catwalk At Sao Paolo Fashion Week

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

There Are 11 Types Of Voter. Which One Are You?

5 min read

What’s more important -- who you vote for, or how you vote?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl, 5, Forced To Change After Rocking Up To Kindy In Summer Dress

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Views

Views

Bill Shorten’s Wife Chloe Literally Caught A Small Boy Falling Out Of A Tree

2 min read

While her husband Bill Shorten continues on the campaign trail, shaking hands and making speeches, Chloe Shorten is the silent hero.

Below The Line

Below The Line

Below The Line: Onions, Eggs And Awkward Encounters And That's Just Week One

2 min read

Welcome to Below The Line, 10 daily's weekly #AusVotes election campaign video wrap.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Women Don't Want To Enter #Auspol. But These 4 Are Running -- Here's Why

6 min read

Last year, a study released by PLAN International confirmed what many of us already knew to be true -- zero percent of young women in Australia aspired to, or planned to, enter politics as a career.

Politics

Politics

Here's Some Other Infamous Times Politicians Dodged Questions

3 min read

Bill Shorten deflected a persistent line of questioning this week, but he's far from the first politician to bat away a curly question.

Politics

Politics

Captain GetUp Deletes 'Gross' Video Dancing Against Zali Steggall Poster

3 min read

A conservative lobby group has blamed an "error" for a social media video depicting a superhero character gyrating against a poster of a female political candidate.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bosses In Court After Trafficking Men To Catch Chickens

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

#YourVote

#YourVote

The 15 Critical Seats That Will Decide The Next Election

11 min read

The odd thing about this election is that the government needs to gain seats to hold onto power.

Politics

Politics

Facebook Australia Bans Foreign Political Ads As Fake News 'Weaponised' Ahead Of Election

5 min read

A new Australian fact-checking tool will be introduced on Facebook and election ads from overseas will be blocked, as the social media giant prepares for a fake news onslaught during the coming federal election.

World

World

North Koreans Are Voting This Weekend, But Only Have One Candidate To Pick

2 min read

Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong-un, are going to the polls to elect roughly 700 members to the national legislature.

Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

Here's Why Tony Abbott Is Struggling To Keep His Seat In Parliament

4 min read

Democracy can be one hell of a leveller. John Howard found that out when, despite being Australia’s second longest serving Prime Minister, he lost his seat at the 2007 election – the first PM to do so since 1929.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Would Julie Bishop Really Have Beaten Bill Shorten?

6 min read

Politicians famously don’t entertain hypotheticals.

AusVotes 2019

AusVotes 2019

Australia's Set For A Stormy Year In Politics

3 min read

While the federal election could be as far away as May, campaign storm clouds are gathering fast.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

The Horrifying Moment A Motorbike Smashes Into Woman Running For The Bus

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Is It Too Late For ScoMo's Government To Save Itself?

4 min read

To desert a sinking ship, or go down with it -- that's the choice many Coalition MPs seem to be tossing up, with just a few short months until the government is expected to cop a resounding spanking at the federal election.

Politics

Politics

Clive Palmer Is Trying A Comeback And He Memes Business

5 min read

Clive Palmer -- controversial mining magnate, trouble magnet, self-professed 'meme merchant' and failed politician several times over -- is deep into his latest campaign for high public office.

Politics

Politics

Clive Palmer Dragged By Twisted Sister For Using Their Song In His Political Ads

3 min read

The new year is only two days old, but we've already got a contender for one of the weirdest political scuffles of the year.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Barnaby Joyce's Secret Plan To Turn Craig Kelly Into A National

3 min read

Craig Kelly could have defected from the Liberals to the Nationals, under a secret plan cooked up by Barnaby Joyce to save the controversial MP from losing his seat.

Matt Noffs & Shelley Smith

Matt Noffs & Shelley Smith

Why The Libs Were Wrong On Safe Injecting Rooms

3 min read

The ghost of Nancy Reagan reared her head last week during the ill-fated final days of the Victorian Liberal party’s election campaign.

Politics

Politics

Liberal MP Julia Banks Dramatically Defects From The Party

2 min read

Liberal MP Julia Banks will sit for the rest of the parliamentary sitting term as an independent, sensationally quitting the party and further reducing the government's numbers.

Views

Views

The Rotten Right Of The Liberals Is Getting Its Comeuppance

4 min read

The Wentworth by-election was a disaster. The landslide Victorian election loss is even worse.

Politics

Politics

Daniel Andrews Claims Victory In 'Bloodbath' Victoria Election

4 min read

Labor leader Daniel Andrews has claimed a landslide victory in the Victorian state election.

Politics

Politics

Bickering, Stunts And Terror: It's Election Time In Victoria

5 min read

The campaign to run the state has taken some twists and turns.

Views

Views

A Million Minutes In Trumpland: How President Donald Looms Over The Midterms

5 min read

Has it really only been two years? As America approaches its midterm elections, November 2016 seems like a decade ago.

Politics

Politics

Impeachment 'Tricky' Even If Democrats Come Up Trumps At The Midterms

4 min read

The midterm elections could doom Donald Trump's leadership, or cement him in the presidency for two more years.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

What's At Stake In The US Midterm Elections: Trump Triumph Or Trashing?

3 min read

Next week, November 6, Americans vote for the first time since Donald Trump was elected in 2016.

News

News

Obama Slams Trump In Not So Subtle Way

1 min read

The former President boasted "Unlike some, I actually try to state facts" during a rally in Nevada on Monday.

Politics

Politics

The Wentworth Race Isn't Over Yet And The Liberals Could Actually Still Win

3 min read

Maybe it was called too early, because the margin in Wentworth is just a few hundred votes.

News

News

ELLE Forced To Apologise After Using Kim And Kanye Divorce Rumour To Get People To Vote

1 min read

Critics claimed ELLE fuelled "fake news" hysteria for a ruse encouraging people to vote.

Health

Health

Vile Email Smear Shows HIV Stigma Still Alive In Australia

3 min read

A vile email claiming Wentworth frontrunner Kerryn Phelps had been diagnosed with HIV shows Australians still misunderstand the virus.

Politics

Politics

Wentworth And The Simmering Mood For Change

5 min read

Wentworth voters are still angry about Malcolm Turnbull's dumping, and are ready to punish the Liberals.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps On Peter Dutton, Being 'Sensible', And Chocolate

4 min read

If Kerryn Phelps was a chocolate, she'd be "something dark" with a "sensible centre".

World

World

Brazil Is About To Elect Its Own Trump And He Might Wreck The Amazon

3 min read

Anti-gay, pro-dictator, racist -- and maybe a disaster for the world's most important rainforest.

World

World

'Good Hitler' Running For Mayor Against Lennin

1 min read

The small Peruvian town of Yungar is making headlines around the world for its mayoral elections.

Politics

Politics

This Man In A Truck Wants To Be Your Next PM

3 min read

He has a truck, a loudspeaker, a motor-mouth and seemingly endless energy -- and he's coming to a town near you.

Politics

Politics

Can Peter Dutton Survive An Election In Dickson?

3 min read

"He's on a knife's edge."

World

World

Trump's Campaign Chairman Found Guilty Of Fraud

3 min read

The jury was unable to reach a consensus on 10 remaining charges.

World

World

Trump Lawyer Admits To Influencing Presidential Campaign

2 min read

He's pleaded guilty to felony charges and also admitted to bank fraud and tax evasion.

World

World

Three Killed In Zimbabwe Clash After Presidential Vote

1 min read

Opposition supporters have accused the nation's ruling party of rigging the elections.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Corporate Tax Cuts Under Scrutiny And 14 Dead In Earthquake

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Liberals Lick Wounds After By-Election Bruising

4 min read

Words like 'bleak' and 'nightmare' are already circulating to describe the government's performance.

Politics

Politics

Sedition and Scandal: Super Saturday's Fascinating Historical Sidebar

2 min read

The weekend’s by-elections open a window to a piece of forgotten history.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Gets A Hostile Welcome At A Local Pub

2 min read

"Ruthenberg, where's your medal?"

Politics

Politics

An Army Of Pauline Hanson Cardboard Cutouts Have Been Spotted

1 min read

The party says the cardboard "is as good as her being there". No, really.

World

World

Trump's Backflip: Claims He Misspoke At Meeting With Putin

3 min read

“The sentence should have been, ‘I don’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be Russia.’”

World

World

Shock As Trump Backs Putin Over Russian Election Involvement

3 min read

“President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today.”

Views

Views

Helsinki Summit: Trump Faces Major Test After Russians Charged Over Election Hacking

8 min read

12 Russian military officers have been indicted over interfering with the US election. What should Trump do when he meets with Putin?

World

World

12 Russians Charged With Hacking Democrats During 2016 US Election

2 min read

It's part of Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 US Presidential election.

Politics

Politics

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten Sits Down With Lisa Wilkinson

3 min read

Australian politics has had its fair share of drama recently, but Bill Shorten still believes in his colleagues in Canberra.

World

World

Mahathir Mohamad Sworn In As New Malaysian Prime Minister

2 min read

He's the oldest leader in the world.

News

News

92-Year-Old Mahathir Mohamad Wins Malaysian Election

1 min read

He is the oldest elected leader on the planet.