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Chris Seward/AAPWhy did 46.8% of Americans vote for Donald Trump in the 2020 election? Why did approximately 2,000 of them attack the Capitol building? Why do 54% believe Joe Biden to be one of the worst Presidents in US history? They can’t all be “deplorables”, all ill-educated bigots or self-interested cynics. What do they actually think? On the Left there is a tendency to see conservative ideas as a deficit of progressive ones. The Left is about hope and rationality, the Right is about fear a
Australia's once pristine waters are now part of a growing global problem in our food supply, new research shows.
Labor would continue an election campaign that "keeps it real" while the coalition rolls out its stage-managed events, a senior party figure says.Labor leader Anthony Albanese enters the second week of campaigning in Brisbane, having been criticised for a first week marred by a number of stumbles.
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Peter Foster is still waiting for Queensland Police to disclose information almost two years after the serial conman's initial arrest for an alleged Bitcoin scam, his lawyer says.The 59-year-old is in custody and did not appear when his matter was mentioned in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
The much-loved dad died at the scene, leaving friends and family devastated.
As well as her interviews with politicians and experts, Politics with Michelle Grattan includes “Word from The Hill”, where she discusses the news with members of The Conversation politics team. In this podcast Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn canvass the controversy surrounding Katherine Deves, the Prime Minister’s hand-picked candidate for Warringah, who posted transphobic comments on social media. Scott Morrison is standing by her in the strongest terms, refusing persistent
A father of three has admitted grabbing and sexually assaulting a stranger near a train station after she ignored him when he said, "Baby, I'm single".Joshawa Eric Lyle Kane dragged the woman underneath a clubhouse at a cricket ground when she ignored him on November 15, 2020.
Catalonia's regional leader accused the Spanish government of spying on its citizens after a rights group said his phone and dozens more belonging to Catalan pro-independence figures had been infected with spyware used by sovereign states.The Citizen Lab digital rights group found more than 60 people linked to the Catalan separatist movement, including several members of the European Parliament, other politicians, lawyers and activists, had been targeted with "Pegasus" spyware made by Israel's N
One Queensland homeowner was shocked by the sheer quantity of what they found. Find out more.
A shopper has discovered something strange about a loaf of bread from Aldi. Find out how the store responded.
Harrison Kerr has clocked the fastest winning time in 27 years to claim a dominant victory in the Stawell Gift.The red-hot Victorian justified his pre-race favouritism by dominating the final on a cold Easter Monday at Central Park.
A group of Tesla shareholders suing CEO Elon Musk over some 2018 tweets about taking the company private is asking a federal judge to order Musk to stop commenting on the case.Lawyers for stockholders of the Austin, Texas-based company also say in court documents that the judge in the case has ruled that Musk's tweets about having "funding secured" to take Tesla private were false.
At least two British nationals have been captured in Ukraine, one sporting gruesome injuries in Russian media. Find out more.
The Queensland government admits it may need to relocate state schools damaged in recent deadly floods and it is reassessing the site of a planned school in west Brisbane.Milpera State High School, Aviation High, Rocklea State School and Milton State School in Brisbane, One Mile State School in Gympie and St Helens State School in Maryborough all reopened on Tuesday.
Voters will have an opportunity to watch the Liberal and Labor leaders' election pitches but research shows fewer than a third will tune in.Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese will go head-to-head for the first time in the campaign during a debate in Brisbane on Wednesday.
Jacinda Ardern has left New Zealand for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, taking flight on a trade mission to Singapore and Japan.The New Zealand prime minister is heading abroad on the six-day trip, eager to remind would-be travellers and investors her country is ready to reconnect with the world.
ShutterstockAs demand for alternative protein sources grows, Australians are increasingly looking for options that are healthy, sustainable and ethically made. At CSIRO, we have produced a “protein roadmap” to guide investments in a diverse range of new products and ingredients. We believe plant-based patties, lab-made meat and insects are just some of the foods set to fill Australian fridges by 2030. The roadmap sketches out the foundations for a future with greater choice for consumers, and be
Victorian seniors will share in an extra 10,000 travel vouchers, in another boost for the state's COVID-hit tourism sector.The Victorian government on Monday announced eligible seniors who missed out on one of the initial 10,000 vouchers will get a second chance at a discounted holiday.