Garrett's position on toxic waste export 'compromised'
Questions are being raised over the Environment Minister Peter Garrett's support for a plan to export toxic waste from his electorate to Denmark.
19 die in France flash floods
Flash floods in south-eastern France have killed 19 people and seven are still missing.
Bank of England given new regulatory powers
Britain's chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that the Bank of England is to be given new financial regulation powers.