High Court bid by mass killer fails
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High Court bid by mass killer fails
Around 600 beehives have been destroyed and eight properties infected as NSW attempts to stop the spread of the varroa mite, with authorities confident of containing the outbreak.About 440 beekeepers are impacted while the eradication zone has been expanded to about 25 kilometres north of Newcastle where the mite, which is deadly to bees, was first detected.
The airline will offer beds to economy passengers in 2024, in a "world-first".
A Victorian woman who crashed a car after smoking cannabis, killing her sister and brother-in-law and seriously injuring her young daughter, will not serve any jail time.Katunga woman Amberly Hendy, 31, admitted driving dangerously on the Goulburn Valley Highway on the afternoon of September 6, 2019.
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.
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 TOUR DE FRANCE ROUTEJuly 1, Stage 1 - Copenhagen - Copenhagen, individual time trial 13.2kmJuly 2, Stage 2 - Roskilde (Denmark) - Nyborg (Denmark), 202.
The woman chained herself to her car during peak hour traffic. Source: The Project
The day before Dine and Discover vouchers were set to discover, people were unable to use them due to an "outage".
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
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.
Confirmed cases of monkeypox in Nigeria could reach their highest level in five years if the current trend of infections is maintained, the head of the country's centre for disease control says.Nigeria is one of the countries in Africa where monkeypox is endemic.
Australia will fail on emissions reduction without changes to the carbon credit scheme that was set up to shrink industrial pollution, new research shows.Modelling prepared by research firm RepuTex Energy for the Carbon Market Institute examines what changes are needed for the so-called Safeguard Mechanism to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, or sooner.
The NSW forestry corporation has been whacked with $230,000 in fines after carrying out illegal logging in a potential roosting area for native bats on the NSW south coast.Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) was convicted of three offences in the Land and Environment Court over mapping errors in Dampier State Forest, near Bodalla, which saw it breach its approvals and carry out illegal forestry activities within an exclusion zone.
NATO is growing more concerned over China's relationship with Russia, warning the two countries are closer than ever.
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.
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.
The offender covered the bike with post-it notes stuck down with tape. Source: Supplied/Sam Woodcock
Another increase is coming to KFC's menu prices. Find out when the changes will come into effect.
A near $37 million investment in new ambulances will help address South Australia's ramping crisis, Premier Peter Malinauskas says.The spending will allow for the replacement of 184 existing ambulances that have reached the end of their service life and for the purchase of 36 new vehicles.
The driver found his vehicle covered in a bizarre series of furious post-it notes.