UK foreign aid cuts to stay in place for at least another three years
Cuts to the UK's foreign aid budget are to remain for at least another three years, with aid spending below the statutory target of 0.7% until at least 2024-25, the Treasury has announced.
Rishi Sunak cuts taxes on domestic flights days before Cop26 climate summit
The government will cut taxes on domestic flights to make it cheaper to fly within the UK, Rishi Sunak has announced - despite being told by his climate advisors that he needs to reduce aviation.
Rishi Sunak boasts per pupil funding will 'return to 2010 levels'
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced per pupil funding will return "2010 levels" in real terms by 2024-25 - after more than a decade of Conservative austerity.
Scott Morrison refuses to release net zero 2050 modelling amid condemnation of climate policy
The prime minister, Scott Morrison, is resisting pressure to release the modelling underpinning the Coalition's plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, amid growing criticism that Australia's climate policy lacks credibility.
Women take charge of key portfolios in Justin Trudeau's new cabinet | CBC News
As any student of government will tell you, there are traditional levers of power in Ottawa: Finance, Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Analysis | Why Sudan Coup Is Threatening Foreign Aid, Path to Democracy
Sudan's military has long been the country's pre-eminent power broker, propping up dictator Omar al-Bashir for three decades before ousting him in 2019 following months of protests against runaway inflation and brutality.
Japan's Communists Are Hardly Radical, but Make a Handy Election Target
They have minimal support in polls. But by teaming up with other opposition parties for the first time, they have been made a boogeyman by the unpopular party in power.
Sudan coup: deposed PM allowed home as general says politicians 'stirred up strife'
Sudan's deposed prime minister and his wife have been allowed to return home a day after they were detained when the military seized power in a coup, according to a statement issued by his office.
Unvaccinated tennis stars can travel to Australia for Open, says PM Scott Morrison
Prime minister Scott Morrison has indicated unvaccinated tennis players will be allowed into the country for the Australian Open, one week after immigration minister Alex Hawke declared that was not on the cards.
Narrowly Returned to Power, Trudeau Promises an Activist Government
The Canadian prime minister failed to gain a majority in Parliament last month but acted otherwise when unveiling his new cabinet.