The emperor's succession points to an increasingly modern Japan, and a stable and modern Japan has always been in Australia’s interests.
Meghan and Harry are on their way home but it wasn't just the tabloids getting in on the royal festivities.
The royal wedding is the latest in a long line of stunts to modernise the British throne, and it will benefit only the most fortunate.
Eddie Maguire has come out swinging against a fake online ad which claims he has created drug for erectile dysfunction with TV personality Dr Phil. And other media tidbits of the day.
The press has reacted with the restraint you'd expect to the news of Prince Harry's engagement, with front pages almost dedicated to the news.
Three European monarchs have abdicated in the last year or so, which got us wondering: could our Lilibet be next? Not on your life, writes freelance writer Dylan Barber.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Sydney, and they will no doubt be on their blandest, most boringly dutiful behaviour. But that's not due to the dignity of their titles -- it's in opposition.