EU headscarf ban sparks religious backlash
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EU headscarf ban sparks religious backlash
An investigation is underway into the death of a 47-year-old man on the side of a road in Adelaide amid claims he waited more than 40 minutes for an ambulance after suffering chest pains.The Ambulance Employees Association says the man died on Monday afternoon.
A Starbucks employee quit her job after her manager made a demanding request during a 'tough' situation.
A senior Ukrainian official has suggested a series of explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea could have been the work of partisan saboteurs, as Kyiv denied any responsibility for the incident deep inside Russian-occupied territory.The adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy also suggested Russian incompetence as a possible cause of Tuesday's blasts.
The coalition has warned a potential pay rise for aged care workers could lead to some providers having to compromise the services they provide.As the government wrote a submission to the wages umpire calling for an increase to minimum pay for workers in the sector, Aged Care Minister Anika Wells suggested such an increase could be "stepped out" over a period of time.
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The 'vile' act outraged people from all over the world, who chipped into raise more than $30,000 for the boy. Read more.
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
Dan Himbrechts/AAP The much-debated term “neoliberalism” again entered the political debate last week, with Greens leader Adam Bandt using a National Press Club speech to decry neoliberalism in the Labor Party. Bandt claimed that since the Keating and Hawke governments, Labor has adopted neoliberalism by “privatising public services, cutting taxes for the wealthy and adopting more austerity”. Keating hit back, calling Bandt “a bounder and distorter of political truth”, angrily rejecting suggesti
New Zealand conservationists are cheering a bumper kakapo breeding season, boosted by artificial insemination of the rare parrot.With 55 kakapo chicks reaching 150 days old, the official population now stands at 252 birds, the highest tally since the 1970s.
Former US president Donald Trump has tried to turn the news that the FBI had searched his Florida estate to his benefit, citing the investigation in text messages and emails soliciting political donations from his supporters.The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation of the federal investigation into whether Trump illegally removed records from the White House as he was leaving office in January 2021.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
Lamont Dozier, the middle man in the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81.Dozier's death was confirmed on Tuesday by Paul Lambert, who helped produce the stage musical "The First Wives Club" that Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote for.
Jeffery Erhunse/UnsplashEgg freezing is promoted as an empowering option for women who want to stop the biological clock and improve their chance of having a baby later in life. But they need to know it’s more like a lottery than an insurance policy. Fertility declines with age. To avoid age-related infertility, women increasingly turn to elective egg freezing. Advertising on IVF clinic websites and social media promote this as an insurance policy that allows women to start a family when the tim
Choking back tears, New Zealand MP Sam Uffindell has asked voters for a second chance following revelations of a historic boarding school bashing that led to his expulsion.Mr Uffindell will stay in parliament and the opposition National partyroom after leader Chris Luxon declared the 38-year-old a "changed man" since the 1999 assault.
The child was found unresponsive following a concern for welfare check. Find out more.
Allied health worker shortages across the country could put Australians living with a disability at risk of slipping through the cracks, a new report says.High staff turnover rates, lack of permanent work and reduced hours are contributing to a worker shortage in the sector, the report conducted by the peak body for disability says.
Legislation has been drafted to relax South Australia's Sunday trading laws, allowing shops to open earlier.The changes will also allow all shops across metropolitan Adelaide to trade on Boxing Day.
The fallout from Australia criticising China's Taiwan retaliation continues with yet another scathing message. Find out more.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has almost doubled its profits in 2021/22 to a record $US760 million ($A1.The US-listed company owns News Corp Australia, as well as numerous mastheads in the US and UK, alongside book publisher HarperCollins and a majority stake in real estate advertising company REA Group.
The US tech heavy Nasdaq stock index fell after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip and technology stocks lower.It came as markets await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its aggressive plans to curb inflation.