More countries, including a post-Brexit UK, are looking at joining the CPTPP free trade agreement. But the secrecy around negotiations makes serious analysis virtually impossible.
The symbolic importance of fishing has politicised a rather technical dispute about licensing requirements.
What the deal involves and why it matters.
A transcript of episode 13 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including new research on neuroplasticity in the brain.
Plus, how researchers have discovered a biological switch that can turn neuroplasticity on and off in the brain. Listen to episode 13 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A lie is halfway around the world before the truth gets its trousers on.
Rising protectionism has the potential to have major negative effects on many European companies, yet firms have been largely absent from the public conversation. Why?
Religious voters have long, historical ties to particular parties, but the changing nature of politics is shifting their allegiances.
A new survey serves up a tall order for UK agricultural policy outside the EU.
Brexit is only the latest episode of cynicism and scaremongering at the top of unionism
Brexit has reopened an old battle over Northern Irish identity, leading to clashes in the street. Scores have been injured in the troubled UK territory's worst outbreak of violence in decades.
Differences between regions has been a major political theme in recent years and it shows in the polling.
Blighty is in the shop window like never before. And it needs a makeover.
For many years the British government resisted requests for the UK's National Gallery to tour its collection, one of the world's greatest. Now 61 of these works can be seen in Canberra.
UK still ships huge amounts of plastic waste to places like Vietnam, Malaysia and Pakistan.
Brexit has seen a sudden shift in euro-denominated trading across the English Channel.
The question now is, how to turn a crisis into an opportunity.
The Modi government is more sceptical about free trade deals than previous Indian administrations, as evidenced by its decision not to join the RCEP trading bloc.
An ill-advised threat from Brussels has heightened tensions over border checks.
The Japanese car maker is not the whole industry – and there's also much disquiet about government's ambitious plans for electric vehicles.