NZ shooter feared displacement of white majority

NZ shooter feared displacement of white majority

The document contains few or no spelling mistakes, few grammatical errors and mostly restrains from racist abuse despite its supremacist message. But it is repetitive and in some sections sound deranged.Tarrant anticipates that the world will want to understand his beliefs and influences. Using questions addressed to himself, such as "why did you carry out…
‘We are not rich’: Retirees rally against Labor’s ‘class war’

‘We are not rich’: Retirees rally against Labor’s ‘class war’

"I do not like it when one pits one generation against another, one class against another, one race against another, it is unbecoming and that is what the Labor Party plans to do," she said. This triggered an outcry after Labor's Matt Thistlethwaite denied the characterisation.'Not just the mega wealthy'Andrew Lee, 73, says he's only…
Bob Hawke sells Sydney home for $15 million

Bob Hawke sells Sydney home for $15 million

Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke and his wife Blanche have sold their house on the waterfront suburb of Northbridge in Sydney for about $15 million, as they join the caravan of downsizers offloading large family homes.It is understood the couple have sold the home to a private buyer and are downsizing to a newly…
Smouldering franking credit fight sparks activist push

Smouldering franking credit fight sparks activist push

But one only needed to scan the room to see the assembled crowd was a pretty ordinary group of voters, with diverse views; it was great to see a question on why AFIC had put forward an all-male panel at the presentation draw applause from the audience. You'd certainly describe those present as comfortable, but…
Christchurch shooting to spark debate over New Zealand gun laws

Christchurch shooting to spark debate over New Zealand gun laws

The researchers found that the odds that a 22-year absence of mass shootings in Australia since 1996 gun reforms being due to chance were one in 200,000."It's very tricky because we know absolutely nothing about the shooter or shooters and what sort of guns they were using, and whether they were legally obtained or illegally…
British AG punctures Theresa May’s hopes for Brexit

British AG punctures Theresa May’s hopes for Brexit

In a written legal opinion, Mr Cox said that if UK-EU negotiations became stalled through "intractable differences," Britain would have "no internationally lawful means of exiting the Protocol's arrangements, save by agreement.""These improvements do make a difference," Mr Cox later told the House of Commons, telling lawmakers that whether to back the deal was "a…
Inside the scandal that rocked GAM

Inside the scandal that rocked GAM

At the heart of the crisis is a dispute within the ARBF team over the nature of Mr Haywood’s relationship with an Australian financier and an Indian-born steel magnate, for whose projects he provided hundreds of millions of dollars of financing.Sanjeev Gupta in South Australia last year. His relationship with Tim Haywood was problematic for…
ACMA investigating Christchurch terrorist attack coverage

ACMA investigating Christchurch terrorist attack coverage

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has begun a formal investigation into whether Australian television broadcasters breached content rules in their coverage of the Christchurch terrorist attacks last Friday."The ACMA's investigation will focus on any content of the perpetrator-filmed, live-streamed footage of the shootings that was broadcast on Australian television," ACMA said in a statement."ACMA…
Britain is primed for a Brexit delay as PM May takes it down to the wire

Britain is primed for a Brexit delay as PM May takes it down to...

She aims to bolster her pitch with fresh legal advice that may persuade her Conservative backbench foes and her erstwhile Northern Irish allies the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to vote for it.Her deal proposes a transition period until the end of 2020, or perhaps later, during which Britain and the EU negotiate a longer-term comprehensive…
RBA warns of ‘abrupt, disorderly’ effects of climate change

RBA warns of ‘abrupt, disorderly’ effects of climate change

"We need to think about how the economy is currently adapting and how it will adapt both to the trend change in climate and the transition required to contain climate change."He said both the physical impact of climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy were "likely to have first-order economic effects".His comments…