Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has been found fit to stand trial, in a move his wife's sister hailed as "a huge step in the right direction".Read More >
The transport study is the latest in a series of VisitBritain’s foresight editions, which look at the significant issues affecting the inbound tourism industry. The latest report, released today, reveals that now just over half (53%) of all visitors to Britain get around the country using a bus, tube or tram, followed closely by one-in-three who book a taxi (32%). Train trips, outside of towns and cities, have become the third most popular way of getting around with only 28% of international visitors doing so. Read More >
Azerbaijan has detained at least four of the country’s most prominent human rights activists, prompting fears that authorities are intensifying efforts to silence campaigners ahead of the world’s first European Games in Baku next summer.
Vested business interests helped destroy the former Labor government and are now trying to run the country, according to the former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan.