World Bank has down outlook for economy

The World Bank says slowdown in China and the US and a likely recession in Europe would have grave consequences for developing countries.

Cuba restoring power after Hurricane Ian's onslaught

Power is slowly being returned after Hurricane Ian left Cuba in the dark and thousands homeless before the storm moved onto Florida.

High Court history: Majority now women

Jayne Jagot has been appointed to the High Court of Australia, making the body a majority of women for the first time in its history.

Iranian President to make address

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is expected to give a speech amid a tide of anti-government unrest over the death of Mahsa Amini.

Australia flags tough new data protection laws this year

Australia could have tough new data protection laws in place this year in an urgent response to a cyberattack on a telecommunications company that stole the personal data of 9.8 million customers.

Guilty plea in Lisa Banes accident

The man who hit and killed Gone Girl actress Lisa Bane with an electric scooter in New York has pleaded guilty.

Call for sanctions on Russia over referendums

European Union countries should impose “biting sanctions” on Russian trade and hit officials responsible for “sham referendums” held in parts of Ukraine, senior EU officials have said.