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UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

Good morning, early birds. UK parliament has narrowly voted to bar a "no deal" Brexit outcome "under any circumstances", and Home Affairs is set to conduct an audit of internal processes following the Paladin controversy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Coalition hits the big 5-0 in bad Newspolls

Coalition hits the big 5-0 in bad Newspolls

Good morning, early birds. An Ethiopian Airlines flight has crashed leaving 157 people dead, plus the government cracks 50 bad Newspolls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia reacts to George Pell guilty verdict

Australia reacts to George Pell guilty verdict

Good morning, early birds. Stories about CardinalĀ George PellĀ have swept the nation following a guilty verdict for historic child sexual abuse, and staff of beleaguered security contractor Paladin have gone on strike on Manus Island. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

Good morning, early birds. China has imposed an indefinite ban on coal imports from Australia ahead of strict new quotas, and Labor blasts the Coalition for stacking the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with former Liberal MPs and staffers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Home Affairs thrashes about in the quicksand of Paladin

Home Affairs thrashes about in the quicksand of Paladin

Despite bureaucrats' attempts to justify the appointment of the mysterious Paladin company to provide offshore processing services, plenty of questions remain about the scandal.

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Good morning, early birds. Border Force has apologised for the case of "human error" which lead to refugee Hakeem al-Araibi being detained in Thailand, and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he had "no idea" a travel company paid for his holiday flights after winning tender from the federal government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Home Affairs lets Paladin self-report on whether it is meeting its obligations

Home Affairs lets Paladin self-report on whether it is meeting its obligations

Home Affairs has failed to learn the lesson of previous contract debacles by letting controversial detention firm Paladin self-report with little risk of audit.

Home Affairs is in crisis and only a royal commission can fix it

Home Affairs is in crisis and only a royal commission can fix it

Behind the Department of Home Affairs' shadowy facade is a shambolic bureaucracy which refuses to learn from its past scandals.