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29 Jun 2017

Germans got a prelude to the madness in store for them on 29 June 1934. Between 6am and 7am that morning, the Chancellor, Adolf Hitler, weapon drawn, charged up the stairs of the Hanselbauer Hotel in Bad Wiessee. His quarry: the head of the Nazi party’s paramilitary storm troopers, Erns...

24 Jun 2017

An apology is better late than never. But sometimes the damage done wouldn’t have been as great if the apology had been earlier. Three Australian Government ministers apologised yesterday for egregious comments they made on 13 June about judges of the Australian state of Victoria’s high...

8 Jun 2017

She’s Brenda from Bristol. She became an internet sensation thanks to British Prime Minister Theresa May. “You’re joking, not another one,” she told a BBC TV reporter when asked her reaction on 18 April to the snap election. “There’s too much politics going on at the moment. Why does sh...

3 Jun 2017

Investigative journalists are justice crusaders. But they’re in danger of becoming victims of traditional media’s decline. And if it’s allowed to happen, one of democracy’s pillars will be weaker.Sydney Morning Herald journalist, Kate McClymont, is one of those crusaders. Her work led t...

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