The author of Harry Potter reveals the secrets of Dolores Umbridge and describes the person behind the character.

Malaysia Airlines might as well be the world’s unluckiest airline with two air disasters under its belt which occurred during the course of the same year.

The Aussie Dollar wore the brunt of the stronger US Dollar after the Fed statement, falling from a high of 0.8910 to currently sit at 0.8766, down 144 pips. US markets were slightly down, whilst Gold continued to fall, now down around the 1212 per ounce level.

Australian National Review, the print version of news website www.AustralianNationalReview.com.au counts 32-36 pages and covers current affairs in business, global and local politics, lifestyle, property, trading and finance.

Apple chief executive Tim Cook publicly confirmed his sexual orientation, making him the highest-profile CEO to come out.

Malcolm Turnbull introduces metadata retention Bill to strengthen Australian government’s ability to counter terrorism threats.

Brokers have made a combined bid to purchase almost $12 billion AUD shares in Medibank Private, even though the government is expecting to raise no more than $4.5-$5 billion AUD from the float.

Australia has passed 50 separate pieces of legislation since 2001, which makes it the nation with the strongest security regime in the Western world.

The South Australian government has dismissed laws protecting journalists from being imprisoned for refusing to reveal sources.

21st Century Media is proudly launching Australian National Review tomorrow across newsagents Australia wide.

Newly released documentary on the MH17 disaster. Take the time to watch it and share your comments.

Australian mainstream media claims Abbott will confront and even shirtfront Putin this month at the G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia, especially over Russia’s behaviour towards Ukraine.

Germany's Dax index rebounded nicely from the previous days slump, paving the way for a strong finish on Wall Street, but the local Aussie index seemed to have other ideas as the early gains seen on open were quickly given back as trades begin to focus on the 2 day Federal Reserve Policy meeting. The key Fed statement will be out at 5am on Thursday morning Sydney time, so be sure to expect some volatility between now and then with markets settling down more on Friday.

Accommodation website Airbnb has struck a deal with the Napthine government to offer shelter for the people displaced by disasters.