World News

Decision due on Sydney New Year fireworks – but which cities are still set to celebrate?

Sydney officials are under pressure to make a decision over whether its traditional New Year’s Eve fireworks display can go ahead. Some Australian media say the event is “definitely happening”, despite dissenting voices from the Australian Medical Association. Doctors have warned it risks public safety as policing the crowds would take essential workers away from […]

Politics

‘Right’ decision not to suspend MP arrested on suspicion of rape, says government minister

A government minister has defended the Conservative Party’s decision not to suspend an MP arrested on suspicion of rape. The accused MP, a former minister, was arrested and taken to an east London police station on Saturday morning before being released on bail later that day. The Metropolitan Police said the allegations of sexual offences […]