When Julia Gillard became Australia’s first female PM in June 2010, it was seen as a milestone for gender equality in Australia.
Royal meeting opens with international fanfare after scandals and bereavement
Hasn’t been a great week for Gillard, has it?
Radio host widely condemned for live questioning of Prime Minister
Heavy support during the week suggests a new officer is ready for promotion to the elite corps at Ballydoyle.
Jason Collins became the most eminent figure to come out of the mainstream American locker room and admit he is gay
The process of restoring public confidence in Godolphin was extended to the Newmarket stables of Saeed bin Suroor, whose horses were tested by British Horseracing Authority officials as an unexpected sequel to their work in the nearby yard of the disgraced Mahmood al-Zarooni.
McConnell's campaign team claim the recording is the result of bugging from the political left
Mickey “Guitar” Baker was a guitarist who forged a link between rhythm and blues and early rock and whose 1956 recording of “Love Is Strange” with Sylvia Robinson became a pop classic brimming with Latin rhythms and flirtatious banter.
The crime - strapping what proved to be a fake collar bomb to a terrified Sydney schoolgirl – was bizarre in the extreme, and so was the “explanation”.
A towering figure such as Abraham Lincoln, who stood 6ft 4ins and was one of history's master orators, must have had a booming voice to match, right? Not in Daniel Day-Lewis' interpretation.
They did not dare send Frankel here, but at least we have his representative on Earth. And success in a vintage Breeders’ Cup Mile would certainly seal the emergence of Excelebration from the shadow of his nemesis. After all, remarkably enough, he arrives here with the highest official rating of all the horses Aidan O’Brien has run at the Breeders’ Cup.
It might have been a John Terry moment, but thankfully was not. Before the Belmont Stakes on Saturday night, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I'll Have Another, deprived of his chance of a Triple Crown on the eve of the New York race by a leg injury, was taken to the winner's circle anyhow for a ceremonial retirement.
Hopes of sealing historic Triple Crown ruined by injury and thoroughbred may be forced to retire
A sport said to be on its last legs in the US is desperate for I'll Have Another to do the treble tomorrow
Though the race falls only a week before Epsom, the Abu Dhabi Irish 2,000 Guineas on Saturday will not only measure the form of Camelot but could also produce an 11th-hour threat to the odds-on favourite for the Investec Derby.