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May says no alternative to Brexit plan as opponents do the numbers

May says no alternative to Brexit plan as opponents do the numbers

The British Prime Minister is staring down resistance to her Brexit plan as rebel MPs count the numbers for a leadership spill and the EU tries to look united.

  • by David Milliken

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The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!
Science

The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!

Several dozen nations have voted to overthrow Le Grand K and to redefine the kilogram and three other standard units of measure.

  • by XiaoZhi Lim
Assange will stay well away from the United States
Julian Assange

Assange will stay well away from the United States

An errant court filing in an unrelated case, inadvertently revealed the existence of sealed charges against the Australian in hiding in London.

  • by Eric Tucker
Her inside information was used in a $US6 billion bank case. She got little in return
Investment banking

Her inside information was used in a $US6 billion bank case. She got little in return

She spied on her boss and helped build a legal case against her big German bank. Now a court has ruled on her bid for compensation.

  • by Gaspard Sebag
Theresa May reshuffles as leadership letter circulates over Brexit
Brexit

Theresa May reshuffles as leadership letter circulates over Brexit

Forty-eight letters are needed to trigger a vote, and Leading euroskeptic Steve Baker said on Friday he believes the threshold has been reached.

  • by Alex Morales & Tim Ross
Man sentenced to 15 years for acid attack on model
Domestic violence

Man sentenced to 15 years for acid attack on model

Gessica Notaro, a former Miss Italy contestant, was doused in hydrochloric acid by her violent ex-boyfriend.

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Brexit explainer: What it means for Australia
Brexit

Brexit explainer: What it means for Australia

Everything you need to know about what the Brexit row is all about - and what might happen next.

  • by Liam Phelan
'It's a disaster': Brexit voters despair at the mess they're in
Brexit

'It's a disaster': Brexit voters despair at the mess they're in

Two years after the Brexit vote, the PM Theresa May has come up with a Brexit deal. It is tearing her party apart, and her country.

  • by Nick Miller
'Europe is disappearing into itself' Kevin Rudd warns Britain on China
Brexit

'Europe is disappearing into itself' Kevin Rudd warns Britain on China

Kevin Rudd has warned Europe that its obsession with Brexit risks leaving a vacuum in Asia, and called on the British to step up engagement in the region.

  • by Latika Bourke
Macedonian ex-PM's asylum plea puts Hungary's Viktor Orban in a jam
EU

Macedonian ex-PM's asylum plea puts Hungary's Viktor Orban in a jam

The convicted former prime minister of the Republic of Macedonia fled to Hungary and applied for political asylum, challenging PM Viktor Orba's balancing act.

  • by Marc Santora
On Brexit, the UK 'just wants us to get on with it', May chides rebels
Brexit

On Brexit, the UK 'just wants us to get on with it', May chides rebels

Cricket fan Theresa May says she's the Geoffrey Boycott of politics: "he got the runs in the end".

  • by Nick Miller