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Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused management of falsifying methane data at a Siberian coal mine where an explosion killed 51 people last week.Rescuers are still bringing bodies to the surface at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Siberia's Kemerovo coal-producing region.
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London has provoked unseasonably abrupt responses, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches.Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for the United Kingdom's support during World War II.
Theo Hayez's dad Laurent appeared visibly upset and walked out as security guard from a Byron Bay club were questioned. Read more.
Beijing has officially responded to Peter Dutton's rousing speech on Friday where he again warned of China's threat in the region. Find out what's been said.
Horse-drawn carriages could be banned from Melbourne's busy inner city streets, under a Victorian government proposal.Carriages would not be permitted on public roads in the CBD area, bound by Flinders Street, Spring Street, La Trobe Street and Spencer Street, under the plan.
The Australian film sector will benefit from a new offset to production costs without a tax rise after the government was forced to back down from its original proposal.In the Senate on Wednesday morning, Labor and the crossbench successfully voted to remove a section of the bill that would have impacted smaller production companies by raising the eligibility threshold for the offset.
A Queensland businessman who carried out a plan to remove money from his telecommunications business before it was liquidated has been jailed.Richard Sebastian Ludwig was not the mastermind behind the scheme, but that did not excuse his behaviour, Brisbane District Court Judge Nathan Jarro said in handing down his sentence on Thursday.
Shield, collected by Admiral John Elphinstone Erskine, c.1851. National Museums Scotland. Photo: National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh.Campaigns for the repatriation of certain objects in prominent museums dominate media reporting on the fraught legacies of historical collections. The Parthenon (Elgin) Marbles, Benin Bronzes, and the “Gweagal” shield are among the most conspicuous examples. Regularly discussed in books, featured on podcasts like Stuff the British Stole, and cited by journalists a
Ramping up Australia's space capabilities will benefit all citizens, especially in rural and regional areas, a parliamentary inquiry has found.With the global space industry valued at about $471 billion and tipped to reach $1.
New pedestrian crossings are being trialled across Brisbane to make them more Covid-safe. Find out why it's causing a stir among locals.
The government has voted to bring back a One Nation bill which tried and failed to remove vaccine mandates in Australia.The government voted to refer the bill to a Senate committee on Thursday, despite previously voting against the bill in a division that saw five coalition senators cross the floor.
A second-half rally on the Australian share market has almost overcome jitters about the prospect of earlier tapering of stimulus in the US and the latest coronavirus variant.The market was down as much as 0.
Two NASA astronauts have completed a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk to replace a faulty antenna on the International Space Station.It was a mission NASA said carried slightly higher risk posed by orbital debris left from a Russian missile test weeks ago.
After 107 days, New Zealand's largest city is free from strict COVID-19 restrictions as the country moves to a new strategy.Auckland, with a population of about 1.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
Federal Labor is set to take to the election an emissions reduction target of 43 per cent this decade.The policy to be announced on Friday is weaker than the 45 per cent cut the opposition took to the 2019 poll.
New Zealand will send members of its security forces to help contain unrest in the Solomon Islands, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.Members of the New Zealand Defence Force and the police will be sent to the capital Honiara to help restore peace and stability, Ms Ardern says.
AAP/APOn Tuesday the judge in a show trial of Myanmar’s 76-year-old Aung San Suu Kyi delayed the verdict in the first ruling on 11 charges that could result in cumulative sentences of 102 years in jail. As this theatre played out in a courtroom in Myanmar’s capital, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) consolidated a gradual, but tectonic, shift in its long-held policy of noninterference in member states’ internal affairs. The Myanmar military arrested Suu Kyi and the president in
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.
The area in South Africa where the Covid Omicron variant originated from has seen a sudden rise in infant hospitalisations. Read more about the alarming data.