The treasurer has attacked Mahathir Mohamad for warning that Australians were at greater risk of terror attacks if the government moved its embassy in Israel. Frydenberg defended the floating of the controversial plan while criticising Mahathir as having 'anti-semitic form'
Theresa May is expected to make a statement in the House of Commons about her draft Brexit bill. This comes after the news that Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has resigned.
Asylum seekers from Algeria, Syria and Pakistan were captured by Croatian police as they tried to cross the Bosnia-Croatia border. They say they were brutally beaten, then sent back. This video shows the aftermath of the alleged attack
California's deadliest wildfire continues as the death toll rises to 50, with hundreds still missing. Aerial footage shows the fire ablaze among California's mountain wilderness. It is thought that thousands of people have been displaced
Democratic representative Kyrsten Sinema speaks about the importance of rising above personal rivalries after beating Republican Martha McSally to take Arizona's open US Senate seat. She said: 'Arizona rejected what has become far too common in our country, name-calling, petty, personal attacks and doing and saying whatever it takes just to get elected. It’s dangerous and it lessens who we are as a country, but Arizona proved there is a better way forward.' She also paid tribute to 'irreplaceable' senator John McCain, saying 'his example shines a light on our way forward.' The race between Sinema and McSally was one of the most closely watched in the nation. Sinema is a former liberal activist who became a centrist member of Congress. Her win follows years of Democratic shutouts at the st
‘You look so comfortable up there, under shelter,’ Donald Trump said while addressing second world war veterans at his armistice ceremony speech in Paris. ‘We are getting drenched, you’re very smart people,’ he said. The US president's comments come a day after he cancelled a trip to a cemetery due to bad weather. Trump then went on to compliment the veterans: ‘You look like you’re in really good shape all of you. I hope I look like that someday, you look great’ Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
The largest shark nursery to have been found in Irish waters has been discovered among cold-water coral reefs 200 miles west of Ireland. A remotely operated vehicle surveying the deep ocean floor revealed thousands of egg cases deposited on coral skeletons at depths of up to 750 metres 92,500ft). Ocean floor rover finds large shark nursery in Irish waters - video
Self-styled positivity guru Emile Ratelband said he wants to legally change his age to make himself 20 years younger. The 69-year-old Dutch television personality has asked a court in the Netherlands to approve his request for a new birthday that would make him officially 49 Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger
During a post-election press conference, Donald Trump told reporters he is prepared to work with Democrats now that they have taken control of the House. Moments later, he warned of a ‘war-like posture’ if the House Democrats sought to investigate him. The midterm results have given the Democrats powers to block Trump’s legislative agenda, to seek his long-concealed tax returns, investigate possible conflicts of interest in his business empire and dig into any evidence of collusion between him and Russia in the 2016 election. They can demand documents and issue subpoenas if needed
Former US attorney general Jeff Sessions has been clapped out by staff of the justice department after he was fired by Donald Trump. Sessions made clear his resignation was at Trump's request. The president announced in a tweet that Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, would become the new acting attorney general.