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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for a second referendum to be held on Scottish independence in October next year, vowing to take legal action to ensure a vote if the United Kingdom government tries to block it.Sturgeon said the Scottish government, which is led by her pro-independence Scottish National Party, would publish a referendum bill later, outlining plans for the secession vote to take place on October 19, 2023.
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Shutterstock“Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world experienced it was the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut supplies to the United States and other supporters of Israel. The “supply shock” of a four-fold increase in the cost of oil drove up many prices and dampened economic activity globally. Stagflation was thought left behind. But now there is a real risk of it
China has slashed the quarantine time for inbound travellers by half in a major easing of one of the world's strictest COVID-19 curbs, which have deterred travel in and out of the country since 2020.Quarantine at centralised facilities has been cut to seven days from 14, and subsequent at-home health monitoring has been reduced to three days from seven, the National Health Commission said in a statement.
The woman chained herself to her car during peak hour traffic. Source: The Project
A NSW police officer could be heard saying the couple had been seen at a protest the previous day. The arrest took place close to Hyde Park, where the couple had been sitting and speaking to media. Source: Yahoo
The husband of a woman who died on their honeymoon in a golf buggy accident on Hamilton Island has shared a tribute to his lost love. See what he said.
First Nations leaders have "a huge sense of optimism" that Australia can break from the past, backed by a new blueprint for economic development."The current approach is insufficient," Professor Peter Yu, a Yawuru man from Broome in the Kimberley region, told AAP.
Native bees and plants could suffer an indirect hit from the varroa mite if it gets away in Australia, an expert warns.Biosecurity officials have imposed a strict ban on the movement of bees and hives in NSW after an outbreak of the parasite near the Port of Newcastle.
A $264 million olive branch has been extended to rail workers to ease train safety concerns and avert more disruption, but their union says it has been "burnt too many times" to take the verbal deal.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has been locked in long-running negotiations with the government over safety modifications it wants on the $2.
The property rental platform announced the change on Tuesday after an 'effective' trial period. Find out more.
After the failure of his eight-party government, Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced his retirement from politics.The 50-year-old will not run in the next election, Israeli media reported on Wednesday evening citing his spokesman.
The property is within walking distance of popular shops, cafes and restaurants, but people can't look past one major drawback. Find out what it is.
The bodies of 46 suspected immigrants have been found dead inside an 18-wheeler truck in Texas. Find out more.
Just under a third of Australia's 9.8 million homes are owned outright, while more than a third are owned with a mortgage, the 2021 census has found.
Five-time world champion Carissa Moore has booked her spot in the World Surf League finals with a heroic win in Brazil to further extend her lead in the rankings over Australian Stephanie Gilmore.Moore left it late to edge France's Johanne Defay in the final near Rio de Janeiro, marking the 25th tour victory of her career.
The Australian share market has snapped a four-day winning streak to end almost one per cent lower, tracking losses across the Asia Pacific region amid renewed investor concerns of a global recession.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index ended 63.
A Chinese spacecraft has acquired imagery data covering all of Mars, including visuals of its south pole, after circling the planet more than 1300 times since early last year, state media reports.China's Tianwen-1 successfully reached the Red Planet in February 2021 on the country's inaugural mission there.
The operator of South Australia's Tesla big battery has been fined $900,000 after a software glitch left it unable to help stabilise the grid.Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) was ordered on Tuesday to pay the penalty after being taken to the Federal Court by the Australian Energy Regulator.
Separate petitions calling for the sacking of a Queensland mayor who admitted crashing her vehicle into a tree east of Brisbane after drinks at a work function have been signed by more than 6200 people.Redlands Mayor Karen Williams - a campaigner against drink driving - concedes she had "several glasses of wine" prior to the crash.