What makes me worry today is the alarming decline in the trust in democratic institutions - political parties, parliaments, political leaders. Less and less people are going to the polls in most advanced democracies.--Ivan Krastev, political scientist
Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
On the scale of seriousness, the Optus cyberattack may have been highly damaging but the Medibank data breach is a disaster.
THE GHOST OF TROFIM LYSENKO SMILES: California makes it illegal for doctors to disagree with politicians
KRUISER’S MORNING BRIEFING: Forget the Red Wave. It’s Tsunami Time. “My gut instinct is that the red wave is going to hit harder than most people think. This isn’t based on deep analysis, it’s just a feeling I have. If I’m wrong I’ll own up to it immediately.”
The Comanchero gang boss known as the 'Bathrobe Bikie' after posting Instagram photos of himself in a Versace dressing gown as well as images of designer jewellery, clothing and a custom gold bike has had his bank accounts frozen.
The flamboyant national 'Commander' of the outlaw gang, Allan Meehan, and prominent Comanchero members have been raided in a crackdown by detectives as a direct result of their 'flaunting their wealth and possessions'.
Manchester - UK foreign minister says beating of protester at Chinese consulate 'unacceptable'
New EU border fingerprint checks could ruin British families’ summer getaway next year – with Dover especially-badly hit, the port’s boss has warned Daily Mail. Wellie, no more EU visits for me. Not that my actions matter.
Digital License Plates Bruce Schneier