Putin has left his fan club of European right-wing populists squirming. United in embarrassment and politically sidelined.
It isn't all bad news for producers facing an EU plan to slice and dice the names of some foods, say UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.
An excerpt from the Q and A session after Irish President Michael D.Higgins delivered his Keynote Address at UNSW: "Sharing the tasks of ethical remembering - Ireland and Australia".
Britian is in the midst of a messy divorce with 27 European countries and will need to negotiate all manner of deals from a position of abject weakness, writes Richard Holden.
Britain’s decision to depart from the European Union has caused convulsions in the Australian sharemarket but things may yet turn out OK, according to the UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.