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Australian Labor MP Linda Burney jumps into the arms of Liberal MP Warren Enstch after parliament passed legislation to allow same-sex marriage in Australia.

Why this photo of two politicians from opposite sides hugging says so much about Australia’s same-sex marriage debate

The image of Labor MP Linda Burney hugging Liberal MP Warren Entsch captured a humanity rarely seen in politics.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shortly after announcing their engagement on Monday.

The Australian government has formally offered to host Prince Harry’s stag do

Steven Ciobo, Australia's tourism minister, recommended a list of places for Harry to visit.
Asylum-seekers look through a fence at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea

Why asylum seekers are still in an Australian detention center, even after Australia abandoned it

The men have been stabbed, beaten and robbed and are too scared to leave the facility that has been their home for years.
Always be sure to use a designated pedestrian crossing when crossing the road in the US.

From smoking in Singapore to dancing after dark in Japan — doing any of these 13 things could get you in trouble while travelling abroad

Simple things like crossing the street or packing paracetamol in your suitcase can land you in trouble in some countries.

Tesla says it’s halfway done building the world’s biggest battery

Tesla is building the world's biggest battery in South Australia, a region that has been plagued by frequent power outages.

The first group of refugees from what Trump called the ‘worst deal ever’ with Australia are heading to the US

A transcript of a phone call revealed that Trump appeared to have misunderstood several components of a contentious refugee deal with Australia.