Jamaica, Haiti await Hurricane Matthew
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Jamaica, Haiti await Hurricane Matthew
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.
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.
A man who allegedly hit a Melbourne COVID-19 testing site worker with a stolen car before fleeing has been charged, as more protesters test positive for the virus.The man aged in his 50s suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was struck by a white Holden station wagon while helping people queue at the Cohealth site in Collingwood on Tuesday morning.
A woman who says she was sexually abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein at 14 years old has told jurors at Ghislaine Maxwell's criminal trial that the British socialite facilitated and took part in some sexual encounters.The woman, known by the pseudonym Jane, took the stand for the government on the second day of Maxwell's sex abuse trial in Manhattan federal court.
Residents evacuated as flood waters rise in Queensland. Source: Channel Nine.
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.
Thursday night's Powerball jackpot has hit a whopping $80 million. Find out which numbers experts have pegged as hot and cold.
She is believed to be the first Victorian healthcare worker to die after contracting Covid. Read more here.
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.
ShutterstockAfter years of punishing drought in some areas, many farmers in Australia’s east were hoping the newly declared La Niña event would bring them good rains. Many are now rejoicing, with the wettest November experienced in Australia for more than two decades. But for some farmers, heavy and prolonged rain is causing a new set of problems. Last year’s La Niña delivered good rainfall in some areas – while leaving others drier than they would have been under an El Niño, with many areas in
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.
US President Joe Biden's administration will restart a border program of his predecessor that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for US immigration hearings, in keeping with a federal court order, a Mexican official says.The United States will take steps to address Mexico's humanitarian concerns with the program, the official said, including offering vaccines to migrants and exempting more categories of people deemed vulnerable.
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.
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.
Woolworths has revealed how shoppers can earn cash by recycling plastic bottles in their latest TikTok video. Discover how you can earn free money today.
The modification has been described as 'disgusting' with cyclists saying it could cause serious harm on the roads. Find out why cyclists are alarmed.
A second-half rally on the Australian share market has almost overcome jitters about the prospect of earlier tapering of stimulus in the US and the latest coronavirus variant.The market was down as much as 0.
Mary Benedito has died after being found with life-threatening injuries at a Gold Coast apartment on Saturday. Her former partner is now charged with her murder.
The government has voted to bring back a One Nation bill which tried and failed to remove vaccine mandates in Australia.The government voted to refer the bill to a Senate committee on Thursday, despite previously voting against the bill in a division that saw five coalition senators cross the floor.
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.