A child watched in horror as her mother was choked by her partner and then called triple zero when her mum became unconscious, a Victorian court has heard.When the woman eventually regained consciousness she ran outside and screamed for help, but her partner followed her, grabbed her and choked her again.
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A prison officer has been stabbed at a maximum security jail in Melbourne.The man was taken to hospital with wounds to his upper body after the incident in the Metropolitan Remand Centre at Ravenhall on Thursday.
Romelda Aiken-George has sealed a move to the NSW Swifts less than two months after giving birth, creating a spicy Super Netball rivalry after she was cut loose by the Queensland Firebirds.The 33-year-old, who didn't play what would have been her 15th season at the Firebirds this year, claimed in July that the club had deemed it "too risky" to re-sign the attacker for the 2023 season.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss says she will stick to her controversial plan to reignite economic growth as she broke her silence following nearly a week of chaos in financial markets triggered by her huge tax cuts.A day after the Bank of England resumed its bond-buying in an emergency move to protect pension funds from partial collapse, Truss blamed the upheaval on Russia's invasion of Ukraine that has caused inflation to spike around the world.
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The former head of the US FBI's elite forensic unit would have rejected a Queensland forensic laboratory's changes to DNA testing, which ultimately failed to identify profiles related to thousands of crimes.Internationally renowned scientist Dr Bruce Budowle gave evidence to the Commission of Inquiry into Forensic DNA Testing by video link from the US on Friday.
The private operator of Australia's largest prison is trying to attract workers while its officers take industrial action to protest staffing levels and wages.Prison officers at the Serco-run Clarence Correctional Centre, in the NSW Northern Rivers region, walked off what they say is a poorly paid job at an understaffed facility on Friday.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong says her government "completely" rejects the charges laid against Australian Professor Sean Turnell who's been jailed in Myanmar.The 58-year-old Sydney economist was sentenced to three years' jail earlier this week, accused of violating Myanmar's official state secrets act.
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People in rural and regional communities must receive better support when banks shut down branches, a major review has found.The regional banking task force released its final report late on Friday afternoon after working through more than 400 submissions.
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The UK's opposition Labour party has surged to a 33-point lead over the ruling Conservatives, according to a YouGov poll, after days of chaos in financial markets triggered by the government's planned tax cuts.The lead was a record high share for Labour in any YouGov poll as well as the highest figure the party has ever recorded in any published survey since the late 1990s, YouGov said.
Diamonds Coach Stacey Marinkovich isn't expecting any problems with post-gold medal complacency ahead of netball's Constellation Cup against New Zealand next month.The arch-rivals will meet in a four-game series, opening in Auckland on Wednesday, October 12.
Russia's top spy says Moscow had materials which indicated the West had a role in ruptures to the undersea Nord Stream pipelines that have threatened to put them permanently out of use, Russian news agencies report."We have materials that point to a Western trace in the organisation and implementation of these terrorist acts," the Interfax news agency quoted Sergei Naryshkin, head of Russia's foreign intelligence service, as saying on Friday.
The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic brought stress and uncertainty for many Australians - but for Jayme Gurishic those feelings were exacerbated by the shock of a cancer discovery.The Melbourne legal worker's world was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with stage-two breast cancer at just 27.
Protests have continued in several cities across Iran against the death of a young woman in police custody, state and social media report, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations.Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town of Saqez, was arrested this month in Tehran for "unsuitable attire" by the morality police that enforces the Islamic Republic's strict dress code for women.
Hundreds of Russian troops in Ukraine have been encircled in one of their main garrisons, on the verge of one of the worst defeats of the war, overshadowing President Vladimir Putin's celebration to proclaim his annexation of seized land.The pro-Russian leader in Ukraine's Donetsk province acknowledged his forces had lost full control of Yampil and Dobryshev, villages north and east of the city of Lyman, leaving Moscow's main garrison in northern Donetsk "half-encircled".
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the West of sabotaging Russia-built natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to Germany, a charge vehemently denied by the United States and its allies.Nordic nations say the undersea blasts that damaged the pipelines this week and have led to huge methane leaks involved several hundred kilograms of explosives.