Greens’ suspension of Lee Rhiannon is more than a clash of party and principle

NSW senator’s treatment will be a constant sore for the Greens, many of whom expressed their anger on social media

In an unprecedented move, the New South Wales Greens senator Lee Rhiannon has been excluded from her party room on “contentious government legislation” until the Greens NSW end the practice of binding its MPs to a vote.

From the moment the Turnbull government released the Gonski 2.0 funding bill, there were two different approaches within the Greens party room.

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Christopher Pyne apologises for ‘unwise’ remarks that triggered Liberal brawl

Defence industry minister says Malcolm Turnbull runs an ‘inclusive’ government after Tony Abbott renews attack

Christopher Pyne has issued an apology for comments that have triggered a dangerous factional brawl within the Liberal party, characterising his remarks as “ill chosen and unwise”.

The leader of the government in the House, who triggered the conflagration with indiscrete remarks last weekend boasting about the influence of the moderate faction under Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership, and pointing to an imminent resolution on marriage equality, said on Wednesday night his intervention had been unhelpful and damaging.

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Google Photos’ AI-powered sharing is now available

Google is making good on its promise of AI-assisted photo sharing. A Google Photos upgrade arriving this week uses machine learning to suggest pictures based on both your own sharing habits, the people in the photos, and whether or not they're part o…