Aug 03, 2015

The world in brief, August 3rd 2015 | Espresso

Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker of Australia’s House of Representatives, resigned after an expenses scandal. Mrs Bishop, whom Tony Abbott, the prime minister, has called a “mentor”, used public money to hire a helicopter to attend a political fund-raising event; her other claims included the cost of attending colleagues’ weddings. Mr Abbott announced a review of the expenses system, saying it, not a...

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