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.
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 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.
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'.
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.
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.
China underscored its commitment to its claim to Taiwan, telling world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be "crushed by the wheels of history.""Only when China is fully reunified can there be true peace across the Taiwan Strait," Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, said at the UN General Assembly.
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The delivery of Bushmaster vehicles promised to Ukraine remains on track and is not been held up by red tape, Australia's defence minister says.Ukraine has asked for further Bushmasters, artillery and access to Hawkei protected light vehicles from Australia.
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.
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
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.
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.
The hair-raising spectacle was filmed by a stunned witness. Watch the video.
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.
As Australians vent their frustrations about the 'creep towards tipping', an expert has revealed what's causing the trend. Read more.
Iran has summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it said was interference and hostile media coverage of nationwide unrest triggered by the death of a woman detained by morality police.Demonstrations which broke out more than a week ago at the funeral of the 22-year-old Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini, have spread across the country and turned into the biggest wave of protest in years.
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.
Mandarins can currently be bought for as little as 30 cents each at major supermarkets, so people were shocked at the price of this product. Find out more.