UK faces uncertainty without its 'invisible glue'

The bonds holding the United Kingdom together could be about to fracture following the death of Queen Elizabeth, described as its “invisible glue.”

New King set to be at ease with his people

Leading British figures including former prime minister Gordon Brown have praised King Charles’ ability with people and say that will help him in his new role.

Why we should care about 'forever chemicals'

The federal government is about to share its plan to manage risks from so-called forever chemicals present inside the bodies of all Australians.

Key moments from King Charles' address

Key moments from King Charles III’s first address to the United Kingdom and Commonwealth since the death of Queen Elizabeth.

Charles: King with a social conscience

The new King, Charles, has said “it’s my duty to worry about everybody and their lives in this country, to try and find a way of improving things if I possibly can.”

Brazil's president questions electronic voting

President Jair Bolsonaro has cast doubt on Brazil’s electronic voting system, but the top electoral authority says the system has been tested rigorously.

Think Covid is fading? Science says think again

Scientists say Covid will be a scourge for a lot time yet, despite improved vaccines and vaccination rates and an apparent return to normal activities in many parts of the world.