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One Sydney supermarket customer has questioned what chemicals are used on fruit after a 'horrifying' find. Read more.
Paul Miller/AAPNew analysis this week found strong fuel efficiency standards would have saved Australia A$5.9 billion in fuel costs and emissions equal to a year’s worth of domestic flights if the policy was adopted in 2015. The finding, by think-tank the Australia Institute, puts further pressure on the new federal government to bring our fuel efficiency standards in line with Europe and other developed nations. Unlike other comparable countries, Australia does not have fuel efficiency standard
The recall includes a range of models. Find out if you've been affected.
One in five people who work in NSW parliament have experienced sexual harassment in the last five years, a report into Macquarie Street's culture has found.Premier Dominic Perrottet has labelled the findings of the independent report into the culture at NSW parliament as "sobering, confronting and completely unacceptable".
UN chief Antonio Guterres has called for military activity around Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power complex to end as Moscow and Kyiv blame each other for a renewed shelling and the UN Security Council meet to discuss the situation.Russia seized Europe's largest nuclear power plant in March after invading Ukraine on February 24.
Google has agreed to pay $60 million in penalties flowing from a long-running court fight with the Australian competition watchdog over the tech giant misleading users on the collection of personal location data.In April last year, the Federal Court of Australia found Google breached consumer laws by misleading some local users into thinking the company was not collecting personal data about their location via mobile devices with Android operating systems.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
Shawn Thew/EPA/APOn June 24, the US Supreme Court denied a constitutional right to an abortion, overturning its Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. I covered this and two other late June right-wing decisions by the court in an early July article. Read more: How the US Supreme Court has become right-wing, and do recent decisions give Democrats hope at the midterms? When this article was written, the court was historically unpopular, but so was US President Joe Biden. I thought it unlikely abortion woul
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.
An armed man has tried to breach the FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, fleeing the scene and exchanging gunfire with law enforcement officers in a car chase before a standoff ended hours later.15pm AEST) on Thursday, when the suspect unsuccessfully tried to enter the FBI's visitor screening facility.
Australia has "fundamental cultural problems" that need to be tackled to address the nation's defence force and veteran suicide crisis, royal commission chairman Nick Kaldas says.The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide on Thursday released its interim report which made 13 urgent recommendations, including clearing the massive backlog of compensation claims by March 2024.
The FBI raid could ultimately mean Donald Trump won't be able to run for president again – or it could play right into his hands.
A council 'boo-boo' left drivers confused about a parking space in Sydney's inner-west. Read more.
Lars Bo Nielsen/Unsplash, CC BY-SAEvery week millions of Australian children play community sport. Participating in community sport can improve children’s mental, physical and social wellbeing, but only if the sport environment is physically and emotionally safe. Our new research shows community sport spaces aren’t safe for everyone. We found 82% of 886 survey respondents said they experienced violence while playing community sport as a child in Australia. Our study was one of the first in Austr
An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, with a fellow officer has been sentenced to more than seven years behind bars, matching the longest prison sentence so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.Former Rocky Mount Police Sergeant Thomas Robertson declined to address the court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him to seven years and three months.
China has signalled a possible reset of the investment and trade relationship with Australia."We have had a good start, ever since the new Labor government came into power, but it's only a good start," said Xiao Qian, China's ambassador to Australia in an address to the National Press Club on Wednesday.
The totalitarian nation has made the bold claim about Covid-19 while issuing a disturbing threat to South Korea.
Police are still searching for a 28-year-old male.
Discount supermarket Aldi has sparked excitement and relief among customers with its latest addition.
An Aldi shopper was stunned to discover something quite unexpected in an item she bought at the supermarket.