The Australian political party founded by Julian Assange is mired in controversy as the election nears
Responses follow The Independent's disclosure that 40 schools had published policy statements echoing language of notorious legislation
Thirty new members of the House of Lords have been announced by Downing Street, 24 of whom will sit for the Coalition parties.
About 10 people were arrested during demo against proposed local oil and gas development
So the major winner from Northern Ireland is sneakily placed behind the leaders to make a tilt at the Claret Jug. No, not that major winner. Or indeed the other one.
In an extraordinary turnaround in political fortunes, Australia's former prime minister, Kevin Rudd, wrestled the top job back today from Julia Gillard, who ousted him nearly three years ago to the day.
When Julia Gillard became Australia’s first female PM in June 2010, it was seen as a milestone for gender equality in Australia.
Investment and jobs are promised, but some fear the environmental price is too high
The proposed creation of a pipeline - the Keystone XL - to carry oil from Canada into America has become a rallying point for US environmentalists. They argue it will damage wildlife and prolong America's dependence on fossil fuels. But a State Department draft report released Friday stated: "there would be no significant impacts to most resources along the proposed project route." Here's a selection of the American media's response.
Tales From The Trees
Charity hopes to provide language and integration courses
Activists gather in Glasgow to try to steer breakway movement sharply to the left
President's austerity plans are in jeopardy as the hard left is set for a strong showing
The Government has been accused of failing to act on increasing evidence of the environmental damage done by "nerve-agent" pesticides, after France banned a pesticide product still widely in use by British farmers on their crops.
For nearly 30 years, Jake Willams has lived as a hermit in the Scottish wilderness for thirty years. He explains why he could never go back to a 'normal' life