John Prine deployed sharp wit, vernacular poetry, satire, sentimentality and realism to express the joy and despair of the human condition.
One of the world’s strictest lockdowns to fight coronavirus has exposed South Africa’s inequalities.
Europe is showing the first signs of a tentative recovery as falling infection rates boosted share prices around the world.
Two modern star-crossed lovers have proved romance is still thriving in Verona, despite weeks of lockdown.
Bill Gates says he is willing to ‘waste’ billions of dollars to build factories to manufacture and test seven possible coronavirus vaccines.
Honor Blackman was perfectly cast in Goldfinger, but feared that the role typecast her and that she never considered herself a sex symbol.
Donald Trump is headed for a showdown with Nancy Pelosi as he resists the expansion of postal voting because it ‘allows cheating’.
The new British Labour Party leader has found no room to promote Jeremy Corbyn’s preferred successor.
The Star Wars movie business has been a mess for years, but the Mandalorian shows how fans are hungry for new surprises rather than lifeless pastiche.
Coronavirus has stopped the tourists and wildlife among Rome’s ancient landmarks have peace not seen for centuries.
James Morrison began at The Daily Mirror as a copy boy in 1983. He worked there as reporter and moved to The Australian in 1985. He later moved to the world desk, then the night desk, working in the role of assistant and deputy night editor for 23 years before becoming foreign editor in 2018.
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Dan Tehan says independent schools which refuse to open after the Easter school break face losing their federal funding.
Media titans brawlLEO SHANAHAN
A slanging match between the broadcasters has escalated in the wake of George Pell’s successful High Court win.
CoronavirusRobyn Ironside, Richard Ferguson
It landed amid strict security measures at Sydney Airport last night with 90 tonnes of medical cargo on board.
China reopensRobyn Ironside
The first Wuhan flight to land in Sydney in more than two months will be unloaded in a special freight area of the airport.
MARGIN CALLJonathan Chancellor, Christine Lacy
Katie Lahey might have thought a gig on the board of Carnival Corporation was a sweet deal when she joined last year.