Today’s Straya news cloud
  • ‘Nazi crisis’ in German city as local politicians aim to tackle far-right extremism (ABC)
  • Five-year-old boy facing deportation from Australia because of mild disability (The Guardian)
  • Springboks stun England to win third Rugby World Cup crown (ABC)
  • ‘It keeps me up at night’: Chief Justice on chronic family law delays (SMH)
  • Tonga scores major upset win over Kangaroos in rugby league Test (ABC)
  • Melbourne Cup field finalised, with strong draws for Mer De Glace and Constantinople (ABC)
  • Finance

  • PNG’s Ok Tedi mine disaster money locked in new legal fight (SMH)
  • Afterpay ‘brain bubble’ came from jeweller Ice Online (SMH)
  • ‘Amazing’ cash find at development site prompts neighbours to consider digging for more (ABC)
  • Britain bans fracking due to earthquake fears (ABC)
  • Black Friday sales phenomenon to hit Adelaide for the first time (ABC)
  • Consumers ripped off by banks, credit card companies and insurance companies claw back $185m (ABC)
  • Opinion

  • A week after my son turned four these three words changed my life (ABC)
  • Our secular culture is Christianity in disguise. Surely not, you might say, but hear me out (ABC)
  • Pademelons moved into our garden and while they were adorable they simply would not leave, and then … | First Dog on the Moon (The Guardian)
  • The 2020 AFL fixture is out, and some teams will be happier than others (ABC)
  • It’s my five year ‘cancerversary’. And strangely, I’m actually happier than before (ABC)
  • All that perfectly good water dumped into the ocean like some sort of enormous NATURE TOILET! | First Dog on the Moon (The Guardian)
  • World

  • Scottish protesters call for independence from Britain (Deutsche Welle)
  • Quit ‘coal addiction’, UN boss warns Asia (BBC News)
  • ASEAN summit grapples with US-China trade war (Deutsche Welle)
  • The real navy seals: Animals in action (Deutsche Welle)
  • Antarctic marine conservation park thwarted by China Russia (Deutsche Welle)
  • Over a dozen killed in car bomb attack near Turkey-Syria border (Al Jazeera English)
  • Climate

  • More financiers are moving into solar (IEEFA)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio calls Greta Thunberg ‘a leader of our time’ (The Guardian)
  • Blackhawk emerges, precariously, from bankruptcy (IEEFA)
  • Madrid to host UN climate summit after Chile pulls out (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • United States GP final practice & debate (BBC Sport)
  • Sri Lanka must prepare better for T20 World Cup – Ratnayake (Cricinfo)
  • Premier League: What happened in the English top flight on Saturday? (BBC Sport)
  • Erasmus hails Kolisi: ‘There was a time when Siya didn’t have food to eat’ (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • The East India Company Invented Corporate Lobbying (Jstor)
  • How China built a single-photon detector that works in space (MIT Tech Review)
  • At the Anacostia Community Museum, a Sleek New Look Comes with a New Director (Smithsonian)
  • California is on track to miss its climate targets—by a century (MIT Tech Review)
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