Insane man not guilty of stabbing murder
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Insane man not guilty of stabbing murder
Beijing has officially responded to Peter Dutton's rousing speech on Friday where he again warned of China's threat in the region. Find out what's been said.
An eighth person has been confirmed to have the Omicron variant after arriving in NSW on a flight from Singapore.The fully vaccinated traveller had been in southern Africa and was in hotel quarantine since arriving on Sunday's flight SQ231, it was confirmed late on Thursday.
Shield, collected by Admiral John Elphinstone Erskine, c.1851. National Museums Scotland. Photo: National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh.Campaigns for the repatriation of certain objects in prominent museums dominate media reporting on the fraught legacies of historical collections. The Parthenon (Elgin) Marbles, Benin Bronzes, and the “Gweagal” shield are among the most conspicuous examples. Regularly discussed in books, featured on podcasts like Stuff the British Stole, and cited by journalists a
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London has provoked unseasonably abrupt responses, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches.Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for the United Kingdom's support during World War II.
The Russian military has deployed coastal defence missile systems near the Kuril Islands, a Pacific chain also claimed by Japan.The Bastion systems were moved to Matua, a deserted volcanic island in the middle of the chain.
Theo Hayez's dad Laurent appeared visibly upset and walked out as security guard from a Byron Bay club were questioned. Read more.
After 107 days, New Zealand's largest city is free from strict COVID-19 restrictions as the country moves to a new strategy.Auckland, with a population of about 1.
The weapons system deployed by Russia is capable of hitting sea targets at a range of up to 500km. Find out how the world is reacting.
AAP/APOn Tuesday the judge in a show trial of Myanmar’s 76-year-old Aung San Suu Kyi delayed the verdict in the first ruling on 11 charges that could result in cumulative sentences of 102 years in jail. As this theatre played out in a courtroom in Myanmar’s capital, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) consolidated a gradual, but tectonic, shift in its long-held policy of noninterference in member states’ internal affairs. The Myanmar military arrested Suu Kyi and the president in
West Australian state Nationals MP and former federal party vice-president James Hayward could be dumped from the party after being charged with child sexual abuse offences.Hayward, who was elected to WA's parliament earlier this year, is facing multiple charges relating to an eight-year-old girl, including persistent sexual conduct.
The South Australian parliament has passed an Australian-first Suicide Prevention Act, enshrining in law efforts to reduce suicide along with best-practice education and training.The new measures also create a 13-person Suicide Prevention Council that must include at least one member of the LGBTIQ+ community with lived experience with suicide, at least one veteran with similar experience, an indigenous community leader, and a person with leadership in suicide prevention.
New pedestrian crossings are being trialled across Brisbane to make them more Covid-safe. Find out why it's causing a stir among locals.
Premier Mark McGowan has outlined a $185 million plan to reconnect Western Australia to the world once the state's borders reopen, including incentives to lure back tourists and international students.The premier says WA remains on track to open its borders in late January or early February despite concerns about the Omicron coronavirus variant.
A man discovered the 'stuff of nightmares' walking along a beach in California. At first he thought it was a jellyfish - find out what it really was.
The area in South Africa where the Covid Omicron variant originated from has seen a sudden rise in infant hospitalisations. Read more about the alarming data.
Two NASA astronauts have completed a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk to replace a faulty antenna on the International Space Station.It was a mission NASA said carried slightly higher risk posed by orbital debris left from a Russian missile test weeks ago.
Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez was not overly affected by alcohol the night he vanished in Byron Bay, an inquest into his disappearance has heard.European backpackers who met Theo on the evening of May 31, 2019 have given evidence of an otherwise ordinary night that started at a youth hostel and moved onto a popular bar in the coastal town.
Thursday night's Powerball jackpot has hit a whopping $80 million. Find out which numbers experts have pegged as hot and cold.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
A thunderstorm asthma alert has been issued for Melbourne and surrounds ahead of an expected change cutting short an early summer scorcher.Professor Mike Roberts, a leading respiratory specialist with Victoria's Department of Health, has forecast a high-risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma in the state's central weather district on Thursday.