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Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused management of falsifying methane data at a Siberian coal mine where an explosion killed 51 people last week.Rescuers are still bringing bodies to the surface at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Siberia's Kemerovo coal-producing region.
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.
Horse-drawn carriages could be banned from Melbourne's busy inner city streets, under a Victorian government proposal.Carriages would not be permitted on public roads in the CBD area, bound by Flinders Street, Spring Street, La Trobe Street and Spencer Street, under the plan.
A Queensland businessman who carried out a plan to remove money from his telecommunications business before it was liquidated has been jailed.Richard Sebastian Ludwig was not the mastermind behind the scheme, but that did not excuse his behaviour, Brisbane District Court Judge Nathan Jarro said in handing down his sentence 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
Ramping up Australia's space capabilities will benefit all citizens, especially in rural and regional areas, a parliamentary inquiry has found.With the global space industry valued at about $471 billion and tipped to reach $1.
ShutterstockMany people believe Australia’s shift to electric vehicles is stuck in the slow lane – another strollout, rather than a rollout. But while federal policies are still lacklustre, most Australians themselves are ready for the shift, according to our recent research. We found most car-owning households will be able to charge their cars in their garage or driveway. Electric vehicles are also getting more attractive as purchase costs fall and battery range rises. Australia’s world-beating
New pedestrian crossings are being trialled across Brisbane to make them more Covid-safe. Find out why it's causing a stir among locals.
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.
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.
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.
Labor will take a "modest" climate change strategy to the federal election centred on a legislated 43 per cent emissions cut this decade.Household power bills are anticipated to be $275 cheaper, compared with today, by 2025, and $378 cheaper in 2030 under the opposition's policy.
West Australian MP James Hayward is being urged to quit parliament, having resigned from the WA Nationals after he was charged with multiple 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 testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese claims Labor's plan gets the balance right. Read more to see if you agree.
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.
The diplomatic spat with France, alleged war crimes and Christian Porter's resignation from cabinet have all been named as potential influential events in the case of Bernard Collaery.The long-running prosecution of the whistleblower was back in the ACT Supreme Court on Friday as the Commonwealth attempts to rewrite evidence recorded two years ago, saying time had rendered some of it inaccurate.
Hospitals have been warned there could be 6000 people in intensive care by Christmas. Find out more.
The 38-year-old spent years struggling to breathe out of his right nostril. Read here to see what doctors found out.
A man who accidentally bought two tickets with the same numbers in a lottery draw has scored both jackpots. Find out how he reacted to the news.