""I sit opposite another local radio presenter who does the same job as me in a 'double header'. As a permanent member of staff he gets £4,000 more, 5 weeks holiday, pension and sick pay. He is male.""
Anonymous BBC Presenter
Published evidence to the UK DCMS Select Committee
"“It’s a farce. It’s 15 days later and they take the first car away. It was the first car they were in in this country and it’s the last car the police have taken away.""
Son of Ross Cassidy, car owner
""If you're trying to influence an American election, that's a one-stop shop""
"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
The company operating the seaplane said the weather on Sunday had been benign and the pilot "extremely experienced".
Bikini clad santa's hit beaches across the world to celebrate Christmas Day
Twelve people have been taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a busy Melbourne inter-section, packed with holiday shoppers.
Police have arrested a man in Melbourne, Australia after a vehicle collided with a number of pedestrians
A shower of "golf-ball" sized hailstones caused damage when they fell on Melbourne
Uncovering serious failings across institutions, an Australian inquiry into child abuse recommends the Catholic Church remove its requirement for celibacy
Under new laws, child sex offenders are no longer able to travel freely out of Australia.
The third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has begun as the teams sail more than 6,000 nautical miles through the Southern Ocean to reach the Australian city of Melbourne
The Australian ambassador to France popped the question in a video posted on social media
Only four MPs voted against the move.
Thailand's police have arrested four members of the biker group Hells Angels Thailand in relation to drug offences.
Victorian MP Tim Wilson proposed to his partner, Ryan Bolger, during Question Time in Parliament
Australia's Senate passes same-sex marriage law, dismissing conservative efforts to let religious objectors refuse to provide wedding services to gay couples
CCTV footage has captured the moment a woman narrowly avoids being hit by a train in Melbourne thanks to three police officers pulling her off the tracks in time.
Papua New Guinea
Many refugees are hiding or refusing to leave the Australian-run camp on Manus Island
Belgium's Thierry Neuville clinched his fourth victory of the season in Australia to secure the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship as torrential rain added drama to the last day of the last race.
The “driving force” behind rock band AC/DC, Malcolm Young, has died, aged 64 after suffering from dementia.
Australia has taken the first step towards recognising same-sex marriage.
Australia beat Honduras 3-1 on aggregate to book place in Russia for fourth World Cup in a row.
Thousands celebrate at a rally in Sydney afer Australians vote overwhelmingly for legislation supporting same-sex marriage