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Victoria has received a "significant" first batch of three million rapid antigen tests, which will soon be handed out to the state's essential workers, people with pre-existing conditions and community groups.The state posted 28,128 new COVID-19 infections and another 13 deaths on Sunday, as hospitalisations with the virus continue to climb.
An undersea volcano has erupted near Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small Pacific nation remain problematic.
WARNING – DISTRESSING CONTENT: Authorities have launched an investigation after the shocking video went viral. Find out more.
The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has spread shock waves, quite literally, around half the world. The volcano is usually not much to look at. It consists of two small uninhabited islands, Hunga-Ha’apai and Hunga-Tonga, poking about 100m above sea level 65km north of Tonga’s capital Nuku‘alofa. But hiding below the waves is a massive volcano, around 1800m high and 20km wide. A massive underwater volcano lies
A fire has erupted in Kuwait during maintenance work at a major oil refinery, killing two workers and critically injuring five others, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company says.This is the second fire to erupt at the Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery in three months.
It's yet to be invented but it's hard to imagine a more revolutionary advance in energy storage than a battery that never loses its charge.The possibility came into vogue in 2019, with Canadian scientists proposing a shift away from lithium-ion cells, which rely on chemical reactions, to those energised using quantum mechanics.
Australian farmers are increasingly embracing the role of global research in helping improve their lot.A Curtin University-led review has found demand high for the expansion of an online international network of primary producers and scientists utilising On-Farm Experimentation or OFE.
Tsunami waves have hit the Kingdom of Tonga after a volcano eruption, which has sent residents fleeing to higher ground. Source: Twitter/Dr Faka'iloatonga Taumoefolau
Mountain dust was sent up to 100 metres into the sky. No deaths have been reported but communications with Tonga have been down. See the wild video.
Hundreds of environmental activists have blocked several main roads in Serbia including a border crossing to Bosnia in the latest protests against Rio Tinto's plans to develop a lithium mine.The protests have become a headache for Serbia's ruling coalition before an April 3 general election, and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic told Reuters this week a decision on whether to let the project proceed would be made after the vote.
The 'rising' model was fully vaccinated and had no previous health conditions, her mum said. Find out more.
Woolworths has suspended arrangements with one of its main suppliers after Australia's peak union body claimed the abattoir made COVID-positive employees keep on working.ACTU president Michele O'Neil on Saturday called on the supermarket giant to take action after Teys Australia workers in South Australia were directed to wear coloured hairnets to indicate their infection status.
Another 20 Covid-related deaths were also reported in NSW, with officials hoping the outbreak has peaked. But Western Australia 'is another story'. Read more.
Footage has emerged of the moment passers-by rushed to help the girl after being bitten by two pit bulls. Find out more about the incident.
Two men have been charged after a 40-year-old man was stabbed in the neck and died in hospital following a fight in Sydney's west.Police say they were called upon to make a welfare check on Popondetta Road in Blackett just before 6am on Saturday.
Four hostages are safe and their captor is dead after an hours-long standoff that began when the man took over services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill US Army officers in Afghanistan.One hostage held on Saturday at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville was released during the stand-off.
Indonesian health officials have reported a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases while recorded infection numbers have fallen in the United Kingdom and China.Indonesia reported 1054 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily increase in three months, as the government braces for a new wave of coronavirus infections driven by the spread of the Omicron variant.
Sri Lanka plans to cordon off a huge rubbish dump after several wild elephants died after consuming plastic.Digging a trench around the site is the only way to prevent hungry animals from eating rubbish at the site that measures 800 square metres, a Wildlife Ministry spokesperson told the DPA news agency.
The maths teacher was considered to be a fugitive at the time of her arrest after she was recently fired from her job. Read about the allegations.
Everyone loves a good cosmic romance, right. Especially if, in the telling, it unravels a celestial mystery.