My kingdom for a duvet …
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
24-hour surveillance people.
Scotland is about to greatly expand its use of tags to have more prisoners serve sentences in their homes and communities.
Europe's efforts to counter Russian propaganda may need to be stepped up.
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The canal was under US control for nearly a century and was only recognised as Panamanian on New Year's Eve 1999.
John’s the don.
The Scots thought their education system was world-beating, until the OECD started publishing rankings.
Training for the Olympics is time-consuming – and expensive.
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A former Olympic gold medalist reflects on his own financial struggles as he trained and competed for the 1984 Summer Games. Thirty years later, not much has changed for many Olympians.
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The US has often worried about its decline, but this year, the theme is stronger than ever.
The film's exploration of a young Irish woman's emigration to 1950s New York digs beneath nostalgic stereotype.
Increased submarine activity is fuelling concerns at Russia's capability to wage information warfare on the West.
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For a growing number of people, the truth will never be enough.
The face-off between Russia and the West in Syria is giving both sides a chance to try out their new high-tech weaponry.
It’s a visual metaphor…
Intellectual property laws, 19th-century legislation struggling for relevance in the 21st century, are well overdue for reform.
Political tensions between Russia and the USA along with new players in the space industry could change the future of space collaboration.
From the UK, to Canada, Australia and the states – our opinions about the military are usually wrong.
Iraqi forces liberate Tikrit.
The US president admits he has no 'complete strategy' for Islamic State. He'll need one – this lot are no pushover.
In case of conflict, call in the US cavalry of course.
A Pew survey has found majority of citizens no long support the principle or mutual aid and support.
Iranians, who celebrated in the streets of Tehran following this month’s nuclear agreement, are keen to rebuild relations with the West.
By reaching out to Iran, Australia can help end a long stand-off with the West that prevented solutions to many of the world's most dangerous problems, including Syria's civil war and Islamic State.
UN negotiators will struggle to balance the demands of countries that want binding emissions targets, and those that don’t.
Could the preoccupation with legally binding targets sink the next climate deal in Paris in 2015? In the run-up to this week’s Lima talks, widely seen as a precursor to the Paris summit, the Abbott government…
Isolated by sanctions - but does Putin care?
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The sanctions against Russia just announced by the EU and the US are widely reported to be the harshest since the end of the Cold War. The package includes cutting off Russia’s state-owned banks from international…
Europe’s slow recovery from the GFC has had implications for its trade partners, including Australia and the US.
As debate about the economic versus political role of the G20 takes hold, it’s worth looking back at how successfully member countries cooperated in promoting economic recovery after the global financial…