Source: Knut Karlsen via Storyful
Source: Knut Karlsen via Storyful
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.
The man's daughter says his condition worsened as he was shuffled between five hospitals. Read more.
Sterling has slumped to a record low and a renewed sell-off in British gilts pushed euro zone yields higher as the fall out from last week's fiscal statement in Britain roiled markets for a second session.Share markets around the world also slid on Monday, as concerns about high interest rates continued to put pressure on the financial system, though in a rare recent example of a news event having a smaller market impact than feared, reaction to Italy's election result was muted.
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.
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.
Shocking footage has captured the moment an enormous insect invasion swept the streets of a town and covered it all in white.The hair-raising spectacle was spotted in the city of Yuanjiang, located in Hunan Province in southern China, and was filmed by an unnamed witness.
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
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5 million in suspected criminal proceeds have been confiscated in Queensland, and the state's Crime and Corruption Commission expects to seize millions more.Motorbikes, cars, jewellery and the proceeds of sold properties brought in close to $3 million following two drug trafficking investigations by police.
A former racehorse trainer accused of stabbing two people in Melbourne may be mentally impaired or unfit to plead or stand trial.Thomas Hughes, 56, is in custody after allegedly stabbing two people in Ascot Vale on August 8.
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.
A council spokesperson said staff are not exempt from local laws. Find out what they did.
The woman was found laying on the ground as onlookers screamed. Find out what happened.
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.
Tropical Storm Ian is barrelling toward western Cuba, where it is expected to soak the Caribbean island with heavy rainfall and trigger storm surges as it turns into a hurricane.Ian began rapidly late on Sunday, moving northwestward about 917km southeast of the western tip of Cuba, with sustained winds of 96km per hour, the US-based National Hurricane Center said.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney says enshrining a Voice to Parliament in the constitution would have a tangible impact on the lives of Indigenous people.But the voice would not be consulted on every piece of legislation before the federal parliament as some raised concerns about a two-tier system.
Shelling has hit southern Ukraine, while Russia sought to defend its seven-month war even as it moves to escalate the conflict with the expected annexation of regions in the east and south that its forces have seized.Ukraine and Western countries say referendums on joining Russia in territories Russia has captured are a sham designed to justify their annexation and the ramping up of hostilities with newly drafted troops after recent battlefield losses.
As Australians vent their frustrations about the 'creep towards tipping', an expert has revealed what's causing the trend. Read more.
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