Australia's Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has paid compensation to a former aide who she called a "lying cow" after she alleged she had been raped by a former colleague. The confidential settlement also includes a donation to a sexual assault charity. She apologised to Brittany Higgins for making the slur at her in her office in February. Ms Higgins had publicly accused another staff member of raping her in 2019.
An airline industry lobby group wants Ottawa to drop quarantine requirements for international passengers from some countries.