Good morning, early birds. Victoria’s election system is facing upheaval, Lawrence Springborg is set for a political comeback, and a former Manus Island security guard has taken her own life. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
With Turkey increasingly slipping into autocratic rule, what remains of its relationships with alliance partners and what can we expect going forward?
The Republicans have lost a special election in Pennsylvania on the vote of the white working class. If the Democrats seize this moment, they could take back the House.
A great convergence has been under way in the four largest states, eliminating a pattern through the last three elections in which Victoria reigned as Labor's strongest state.
Matt Canavan becomes the third senator pinged by section 44, Cory Bernardi books nearly $1 million and ICAC called on Murray-Darling allegations. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has won a convincing victory in round two of the French presidential elections, defeating National Front candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35%. The figure is somewhat better than was forecast throughout most of the lead-up to the final bout, with Macron leading Le Pen by 60%-40% in polls. […]
How do we break the cycle of controversy over how our politicians spend money on themselves?
WA Premier Colin Barnett has a lot of detractors. And not all of them sit on the opposite side of the chamber.