The woman was found laying on the ground as onlookers screamed. Find out what happened.
NSW Labor leader Chris Minns says the best way to improve school students' behaviour is a "blanket ban" on mobile phones, after the premier announced plans to appoint a specialist to advise on dealing with poor conduct.Dominic Perrottet said a chief behaviour adviser - a new NSW Department of Education role - would provide guidance to state, independent and Catholic schools.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remain without power as officials recover the body of a woman swept into the sea after former Hurricane Fiona washed away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country's Atlantic provinces.After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona came ashore before dawn on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, battering Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Quebec with hurricane-strength winds, rains and waves.
NSW train commuters could be travelling for free as the rail union revives a plan to indefinitely deactivate Opal card readers.Rail workers will vote on whether to shut down Opal readers at train stations after that plan was withdrawn when the government threatened legal action earlier this month.
Australia's largest publicly owned wind farm will be built in Queensland, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk pouring $766 million into the project as she seeks to reboot the state's energy policy.The project in the South Burnett, northwest of Brisbane, will include up to 150 turbines and potentially generate enough electricity to power 230,000 homes.
Britain will gradually see coins, banknotes and stamps bearing the image of King Charles, while the new monarch's cypher will also appear on government buildings and red mail pillar boxes.As the country begins adapting to its first new head of state for 70 years, the makers of its currency and stamps said they would begin the slow process of switching from using an image of the late Queen Elizabeth to the new king.
The government has not ruled out wide-ranging tax reform to improve the sustainability of the budget, but says making multinational corporations pay a fairer share of tax is the top priority.The treasurer has flagged his interest in changing how the government manages money to ensure it can pay for the ballooning cost of services.
Health Minister Mark Butler says the number of monkeypox infections in Australia is stabilising.The comments follow Victorian authorities declaring the state's monkeypox outbreak as having "turned around", with no new cases reported in the past couple of weeks.
ShutterstockWhen the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was established almost a decade ago, it was envisaged people with disability would be empowered consumers. It was hoped their customer insights would shape new services designed to meet their specific needs and preferences. But today’s market-based reality is that the National Disability Insurance Agency and its support providers are mostly still in control. In the worst examples, this has been linked to devastating abuse and alleg
A billowing column of dark smoke is towering over Paris, from a warehouse blaze at a massive produce market that supplies the French capital and surrounding region with much of its fresh food and bills itself as the largest of its kind in the world.Firefighters urged people to stay away from the area, in Paris' southern suburbs as 100 officers and 30 fire engines battled the blaze at the Rungis International Market.
As Australians vent their frustrations about the 'creep towards tipping', an expert has revealed what's causing the trend. Read more.
Ukrainian and Russian forces are locked in heavy fighting in different parts of Ukraine as Russian-organised referendums draw to a close in four regions Moscow hopes to annex.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the Donetsk region in the east remained his country's - and Russia's - top strategic priority, with fighting engulfing several towns as Russian troops try to advance to the south and west.
New home building is likely to remain subdued until 2026 due to high interest rates, soaring inflation and ongoing labour and material shortages.Master Builders Australia (MBA) has downgraded forecasts for the residential construction sector made earlier in the year to reflect ongoing inflationary pressures and labour shortages.
A singer says she had to perform for tourists in Phuket after Jetstar cancelled her flight and left her stranded. Find out what happened.
Tracey Nearmy/Getty ImagesThe ABC recently reported on the “infiltration” of Liberal Party branches in regional Victoria by Pentecostals, on a mission to influence Liberal Party positions on so-called morality issues such as abortion and LGBTIQ+ rights. This isn’t a new development. In the middle of 2021, the Liberal Party memberships of hundreds of people linked to Pentecostal churches in South Australia created significant controversy and led to an internal investigation. And in 2018, concerns
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The devastating photos give a glimpse of what it is like being in Russian captivity. Ukraine's defence ministry says this man was one of the 'lucky ones'.
Hunter MP Dan Repacholi is the first to admit he's not your average person seen around Parliament House.While he says he has big shoes to fill from the work of long-serving predecessor Joel Fitzgibbon, the self-described "big unit" says he's up to the task.
Long-serving Qantas executive Stephanie Tully has been tasked with leading budget airline Jetstar through ongoing turbulence for the industry.Ms Tully, who is chief customer officer for Australia's national carrier, will take over from Gareth Evans in November.
The New Zealand government has expanded sanctions on key Russians, but cannot provide further military assistance as it has nothing Ukraine wants.Defence Minister Peeni Henare said New Zealand stood ready to provide further lethal aid if Ukraine's needs matched its stockpiles.