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Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies have lost the parliament majority they had held since 2018, according to final results from the Lebanese elections.Hezbollah's most vocal opponents and more than a dozen independents have made gains, the results released on Tuesday show.
Flight data from the plane's black box has reportedly indicated a horrifying act. Find out more.
Popping a party pill like MDMA could one day be prescribed as part of an effective mental health treatment plan.CSIRO researchers in Australia and international scientists are studying psychedelics, such as MDMA or psilocybin (derived from certain species of mushrooms), to see if they can help people suffering from depression, anxiety, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Elon Musk has successfully bought Twitter for $61 billion (AUD), but what motivates the Tesla and SpaceX CEO? Professor Terry Flew discusses the business and personal reasons Musk has been after the social media platform.
Kathleen Folbigg's convictions for killing four of her children will be the subject of an inquiry ordered by NSW Governor Margaret Beazley.NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman advised the governor to order an inquiry after she received a petition from prominent scientists asking that Folbigg be pardoned due to new scientific evidence.
Guy Sebastian's former manager accused of embezzling nearly one million dollars from the pop star was being paid half a million dollars a year by the singer, a jury has been told.The Australian Idol winner in the NSW District Court on Wednesday was questioned about his contractual agreement with his ex-manager and 6 Degrees founder Titus Emanuel Day.
A misstep caused the Prime Minister to shoulder charge the young boy. Watch the video.
Owen Wright's bid to win back his WSL Championship Tour spot has hit another snag after the Australian was an early elimination at the Sydney Surf Pro.Wright couldn't make it past the round of 96 at Manly Beach on Thursday after finishing third in his four-man heat.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has handed down his fifth budget, unveiling bumper spending to reform New Zealand's health system and increase welfare.* Deficit - $NZ19 billionThe budget spend-up means New Zealand's books are staying in the red for a third straight year.
After years of heated debate and dozens of last-minute amendments, laws allowing terminally ill people in NSW to voluntarily end their own lives are expected to pass the state parliament.The legislation is on track to reach a final vote in the upper house this week, after members consider close to 100 late amendments to the bill.
The New Zealand government has pushed back a budget surplus to help Kiwis struggling with inflation and fund multi-billion dollar health reforms.Finance Minister Grant Robertson on Thursday unveiled the 2022/23 budget, posting a headline $NZ19 billion deficit.
Sustained rain that delivered catastrophic flooding to much of NSW has also dragged the state out of drought - but farmers are not rejoicing just yet.The whole of NSW was drought-declared more than two years ago, with no lasting reprieve until the La Nina weather pattern struck over summer, increasing the chances of above-average rainfallSwathes of the NSW coast endured torrential rain at the start of the year, with the drenching delivering Sydney's wettest summer as dams overflowed and rivers b
A rebound in stocks ran out of steam on Wednesday as concerns about the economic growth outlook and rising inflation knocked sentiment, while a UK inflation reading of nine per cent underlined just how much higher interest rates might be headed.Asian stocks managed to eek out their fourth consecutive session of gains but in Europe shares were mixed and futures on Wall Street pointed to a weaker open.
AAP/Diego FideleBecause “women’s issues” have been in the headlines over the last year, it may seem strange they have not been more prominent in the election campaign. Yet it is clear gender has played a crucial role in defining the choice voters will make in the 2022 election, and female voters may well prove decisive in the election outcome on May 21. The campaign coverage has obsessively focused on Anthony Albanese and Scott Morrison’s performance on the campaign trail, rather than on their f
The luxury multimillion-dollar mansion owned by Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick is now in the hands of liquidators.The conwoman's husband Anthony Koletti has vacated the Dover Heights property in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
AAP/Lukas Coch/Mick TsikasThe final Resolve poll for Nine newspapers, conducted May 12-17 from a sample of 2,049, gave Labor just a 52-48 lead by 2019 election preferences, a two-point gain for the Coalition since last fortnight’s Resolve. By respondent preferences, Labor’s lead was narrower at 51-49, a three-point gain for the Coalition. Primary votes were 34% Coalition (up one), 31% Labor (down three), 14% Greens (down one), 6% One Nation (up one), 4% UAP (down one), 6% independents (up two) a
With big spend-ups assured in health and climate change, the big question for the New Zealand budget is how Jacinda Ardern's government will address the spiralling cost of living.Finance Minister Grant Robertson will unveil his fifth budget on Thursday in Wellington's parliament house.
The supermarket giant is concerned over the lack of returns of a product which can result in death for children. Find out more.
Experts are warning against wild mushrooms with more popping up than usual in parts of Australia. Find out where.
A major international outlet has breached the New Zealand budget embargo, publishing market-sensitive information an hour ahead of its scheduled release.The Wall Street Journal published key details of the budget at 1pm NZST on Thursday contrary to coverage conditions.