Today’s Straya news cloud
  • Mooncakes have not landed: Second Vietnamese visitor deported for not declaring pork (ABC)
  • No Brexit without me, Farage warns Tories, as British MPs vote for new speaker (ABC)
  • Zali Steggall given $1.1m donations in successful bid to topple Tony Abbott (The Guardian)
  • International students paid $12 an hour, plus $1 per delivery, at pizza restaurant (ABC)
  • Scott Morrison urges patience on regional trade deal (SMH)
  • ‘Homosexuality is not a disease’: German Health Minister proposes gay conversion therapy ban (ABC)
  • Finance

  • Australian business not worried about trade war, says HSBC (ABC)
  • Westpac cuts dividend for the first time in a decade as profit falls 15% (The Guardian)
  • Fired McDonald’s CEO allowed to keep $54 million worth of stock awards (SMH)
  • Asia Pacific leaders ink trade deal despite US ‘making waves’ with China (ABC)
  • Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell helped Seven win Australian Open rights: court claims (SMH)
  • International students paid $12 an hour, plus $1 per delivery, at pizza restaurant (ABC)
  • Opinion

  • Cause and neglect (The Monthly)
  • An education to violence (Overland)
  • Warrior, trickster, messenger, god: the raven is the best of all birds | Van Badham (The Guardian)
  • It’s complicated: ‘The Hunting’ (The Monthly)
  • Why some Muslims will do anything to avoid touching a dog (ABC)
  • Ash Barty is on top of the tennis world, so what now? (ABC)
  • World

  • Drought-hit Australian farmers rejoice in rain (BBC News)
  • EU investigates French supermarkets for possible collusion (Deutsche Welle)
  • Iraq security kill Baghdad protesters with live rounds (Deutsche Welle)
  • Macron pushes for EU trade deals in China (Deutsche Welle)
  • Bolivia: Opposition leader calls for new election amid unrest (Deutsche Welle)
  • US envoy decries Chinese ‘intimidation’ in South China Sea (Al Jazeera English)
  • Climate

  • Russia to overtake Indonesia as top exporter of thermal coal by 2040 (IEEFA)
  • BP, ExxonMobil, Shell Investors Say ‘Show Me the Money’ (IEEFA)
  • Climate crisis: the countryside could be our greatest ally – if we can reform farming (The Conversation)
  • Taylor attends opening of large generator for first time as minister – a gas plant (Renew Economy)
  • Sport

  • Ten key themes as World Cup says sayonara to Japan | Paul Rees (The Guardian)
  • 2019 Rugby World Cup: Memorable moments from Japan (BBC Sport)
  • Kim Clijsters comeback: Former Grand Slam winner delays WTA return (BBC Sport)
  • Gomes injury latest – Premier League reaction & analysis (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • Microscopically reweaving a 1907 painting (Aeon)
  • Suspicion makes us human (Aeon)
  • VSCO Girls Are Just Banal Victorian Archetypes (Wired)
  • One Hundred Years Ago, Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Baffled the Press and the Public (Smithsonian)
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