Colombia plane crash kills 75, 6 survive
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Colombia plane crash kills 75, 6 survive
US singing sensation Billie Eilish will make festival history when she takes to the famous Pyramid Stage in southwest England as the iconic Glastonbury's youngest-ever solo headliner.The Grammy award-winning singer, 20, is scheduled to perform alongside her brother and co-writer Finneas O'Connell from 10.
Australia will bankroll research into ultra low-cost solar panels to slash the price of uptake and cut carbon emissions.The Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics will train more graduates and hire more researchers using the $45 million Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant announced on Friday.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
A cinema's 'warning' to parents about a one-second scene in the new Lightyear movie has infuriated social media users. Find out more.
The mangled luxury car was found abandoned on the highway but the driver remains a mystery for police despite the value of the vehicle. Find out more.
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is maintaining his lead over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil's October presidential election.Lula drew 47 per cent support according to a Datafolha opinion poll released on Thursday, against Bolsonaro's 28 per cent.
A former top-ranking NSW public servant has been named to helm a departmental probe into the controversial appointment of John Barilaro as the state's US trade commissioner.The former NSW Nationals leader has been blocked from starting the $500,000 a year post he created as trade minister until a parliamentary inquiry examines the circumstances of the appointment, with its first hearing on Wednesday.
Queensland has committed to building a series of large scale batteries as it draws closer to a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030.The latest announcement includes a 400MWh battery at Greenbank in the southeast, the largest in the Sunshine State so far.
Sales of Juul e-cigarettes have been blocked by the US Food and Drug Administration in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping.The agency said the applications "lacked sufficient evidence" to show that sale of the products would be appropriate for public health following a nearly two-year-long review of data provided by the company.
Articles reporting that NRL fan Mina Greiss spat at the rape victim of former player Jarryd Hayne were true and not defamatory, Seven Network has said.In a defence to a Federal Court defamation suit, Seven denies that two 7News articles written in May last year and a related tweet by journalist Leonie Ryan injured Mr Greiss' character or reputation or caused him any harm or embarrassment.
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
Qantas chief Alan Joyce has talked up Western Australia's tourism potential as the reopened state prepares to welcome new direct overseas flights.The national carrier will resume flights between Perth and Johannesburg from November 1, reconnecting WA with South Africa for the first time since 2020.
Dillon Wu was in his second week of a welding apprenticeship when he was asked to clean a large metal tanker alone for the first time.But when he did not come out for a smoko break his colleagues realised something was wrong.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
Queensland taxpayers have spent at least $75,605 on a legal case involving the corruption watchdog and former Labor deputy premier and treasurer Jackie Trad.Ms Trad is in a legal battle with the Crime and Corruption Commission to stop it releasing a report into allegations she interfered in the recruitment of under-treasurer Frankie Carroll in 2019.
Melbourne Vixens coach Simone McKinnis is counting on her side to carry the momentum from their barnstorming preliminary final finish over the Giants into the Super Netball decider against West Coast Fever.The minor premiers were in serious danger of bombing out of the post-season with two straight home losses after being outscored 40-23 by the visitors through the second and third quarters of Saturday's grand final qualifier at John Cain Arena.
US President Joe Biden signed into law the first major federal gun reform in three decades, days after a decision, which he condemned, by the Supreme Court expanding firearm owners' rights."God willing, it's going to save a lot of lives," Biden said at the White House on Saturday after signing the bill with his wife Jill by his side.
The toddler suffered from a respiratory illness believed to be RSV, which is currently affecting thousands of children. Source: Channel 9 / Today