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A Hong Kong cargo ship that was left stricken in heavy seas off the coast of NSW has docked safely in Port Botany after a multi-day operation to the relief of the crew on board.The bulk carrier Portland Bay was towed into Botany Bay in Sydney's south on Wednesday afternoon following an order from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for it to be brought to port.
Boris Johnson is set to announce his resignation as British Prime Minister, a government source says, after he was abandoned by ministers and his Conservative Party's lawmakers who said he was no longer fit to govern.With eight ministers, including two secretaries of state, resigning in the last two hours, an isolated and powerless Johnson was set to bow to the inevitable and declare his was stepping down later.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's mission to strengthen trade, tourism and security ties with Australia will continue in NSW ahead of her meeting with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese later this week.Following two days of meetings and events in Melbourne, Ms Arden is scheduled to appear at several tourism and business events in Sydney on Wednesday.
Former home affairs minister Karen Andrews has criticised the Albanese government when it comes to China, despite her own government's failures with Beijing.
Tasmania's victims of crime support service urgently needs extra resources amid a rise in demand relating to family violence and sexual offences, an inquiry has been told.A commission of inquiry is examining state government responses to allegations of child sexual abuse in the public service.
Naval shipbuilding workers have walked off the job in Adelaide over a pay and conditions dispute amid assurances from the deputy prime minister that their jobs are critical to the future of the nation.More than 200 BAE Systems staff working on the offshore patrol boat and frigate programs at the Osborne shipyards held a stop-work meeting on Wednesday.
Britain's Boris Johnson has pledged to fight on, saying he would not quit as prime minister despite support visibly seeping away from him with a stream of resignations.Johnson used a weekly question-and-answer session in parliament to try to tough it out, repeating his justifications for the latest scandal that triggered resignations from his government.
Screenshot/YouTubeThe war in Ukraine is as much a bloody conflict as it is a propaganda war. The doublespeak in Russian media is that there is no war, that the Bucha massacre was staged by Ukrainians and that Russians and Ukrainians are united in liberating Ukraine from NATO and nationalists. It is impossible to determine to what extent audiences are deceived. There are numerous individual protests on social media, but most Russian media consumers want to believe the authorities. While many were
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The woman said her symptoms were dismissed as being 'food poisoning'.
Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have greater access to boosted support services after the federal government stumped up almost $40 million.The national redress scheme - established in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - will get an extra $39.
Thousands of revellers have erupted in celebration as the traditional "chupinazo" firework was ignited to start the San Fermin bull-run festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona, ending a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.Rain did nothing to dampen the atmosphere as crowds, nearly all dressed in the traditional garb of white trousers and shirt with red sash and neckerchief, crammed the tiny town hall square for the noon event.
The rare event was triggered by a thunderstorm. Source: Twitter @haleybmurphy13 / Aafaque/ Twitter @aafaque33
Traditional custodians Raylene Cooper and Josie Alec spoke with Yahoo News Australia ahead of their speeches before the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
Raelene Cooper and Josie Alec spoke with Yahoo News Australia ahead of their speeches to the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
A shopper has wowed fellow Aussies with footage of a spotless Woolies store. Find out why people are amazed.
The launch of a NASA rocket from the remote wilderness of the Northern Territory has been rescheduled after a 24-hour delay forced by consistent winds.The Suborbital Imaging Spectrograph for Transition region Irradiance from Nearby Exoplanet host stars, or SISTINE, mission launch was delayed on Tuesday night.
Queensland's resources minister has downplayed the Japanese ambassador's concerns about coal tax hikes making the state an unpredictable place to invest.Miners have been paying a higher proportion of tax for coal sold for more than $175 per tonne since the start of the new financial year.
Dramatic images show the extremely rare moment the sky turned bright green.
As grocery prices rise, Aldi has begun locking up everyday items to deter thieves. Here's where stores are affected.