Military spending or investment in peace?

Rt Rev Peter Price, Chris Mullin and Jeremy Lester call for a long-term effort to end and prevent wars; Tim Webb on wasteful military expenditure; Lord West on the defence... Read more »

Trump solar tariff ‘will cause disruption’, says UN renewable chief

Energy leaders in Davos were critical of trade intervention the US solar industry said could cause 23,000 job losses Donald Trump’s decision to place punitive tariffs on imported solar... Read more »

England’s Test demise is no surprise as T20 generation follow the money

England’s victory at the MCG showed the difference between the Test and one-day teams, and where the priorities lie for players for whom the red-ball game is no longer... Read more »

India: Identification Project Threatens Rights

The Indian government’s mandatory biometric identification project, Aadhaar, could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, Amnesty... Read more »

Most Australians want sugar tax on drinks – Guardian Essential poll

Bill Shorten’s approval rating slumps but Labor maintains its 53% to 47% two-party preferred lead

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