Mosque suspect charged with murder
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Mosque suspect charged with murder
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.
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.
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.
The weapons system deployed by Russia is capable of hitting sea targets at a range of up to 500km. Find out how the world is reacting.
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
A former teacher's aide in Tasmania who breached her position of trust and sexually abused an underage past student has received a suspended jail sentence.The woman, who was 43 at time, had sex with the 16-year-old boy in her car earlier this year after arranging to meet up when he contacted her.
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.
Insurers and governments face a "disaster scenario" of compounding catastrophes made more challenging by underinsurance, climate risk experts have warned.Former NSW fire and rescue commissioner Greg Mullins told a Climate Council forum on Friday that Australia faces more "compound events" as heatwaves lead to flash droughts, which lead to massive fires.
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.
The Russian military has deployed coastal defence missile systems near the Kuril Islands, a Pacific chain also claimed by Japan.The Bastion systems were moved to Matua, a deserted volcanic island in the middle of the chain.
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.
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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.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured seven others at a Michigan high school.Authorities revealed Ethan Crumbley's parents had been summoned just a few hours before the bloodshed on Tuesday, and Oakland County Sheriff's Lieutenant Tim Willis said during a court hearing the boy recorded video the night before in which he discussed shooting and killing students.
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese claims Labor's plan gets the balance right. Read more to see if you agree.
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
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.
New pedestrian crossings are being trialled across Brisbane to make them more Covid-safe. Find out why it's causing a stir among locals.
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.