Pauline Hanson in Senate with a burqa

PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.

Pauline Hanson in Senate with a burqa

The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]

Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".

Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]

Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. “[She] is not under arrest because she co-operated, and handed herself over to police,” Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told eNCA. She is expected to appear in […]

EXCLUSIVE: Guptas’ blue lights mystery solved

EXCLUSIVE: Guptas’ blue lights mystery solved

The #GuptaLeaks have finally solved the mystery of the blue light vehicles that illegally ferried hundreds of guests to the infamous Sun City wedding extravaganza in April 2013. One of the enduring riddles from the Guptagate scandal was the identity of “S&M Transportation”, an unregistered company that was found in a government probe to have […]

Four things to know about the Kenyan vote dispute

Four things to know about the Kenyan vote dispute

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country’s election, but not everybody is happy. His opponent Raila Odinga insists the election results have been manipulated, and protests have broken out in poor neighbourhoods in two of the country’s major cities. It’s too soon to say how long, or how significant this […]

Was Zuma behind the secret ballot?

Was Zuma behind the secret ballot?

Monday’s announcement by Baleka Mbete that the motion of no confidence would be decided by secret ballot took many, if not most, people by surprise. Why did she decide on a secret ballot, when it clearly posed significant political risk to her if the ballot passed? This question became even more intriguing when it emerged […]

Aquino visits De Lima in jail

Aquino visits De Lima in jail

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday visited Senator Leila de Lima at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center where she has been detained over illegal drug charges. PNP spokesperson Senior Supt. Dionardo Carlos told the media that Aquino, a close friend and fellow Liberal Party member of the senator, arrived at 1:45 p.m. […]

Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Disastrously Tries To Defend Trump

Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Disastrously Tries To Defend Trump

Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump’s senior policy adviser, made the rounds on Sunday’s political talk shows to defend the administration’s stance on several major issues. It did not go well. On ABC’s “This Week,” he vigorously defended ― but provided no evidence to support ― Trump’s lie that “millions” of people had voted illegally. “I’m […]