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Not guilty plea for teen's accused killer
An infectious diseases physician has revealed his biggest fear about the new variant. Read more.
His wife saw text messages between her husband and another woman discussing the alleged plot while calling his work to tell them he was sick, police said.
Polar bears are adjusting their diet to cope with the loss of sea ice, and starting to hunt land animals. Find out more.
Honduran opposition leader Xiomara Castro has declared victory in the presidential election as initial results pointed to a landslide win.The result would put the left back in power for the first time since Castro's husband was ousted in a coup 12 years ago.
Hundreds of environmental protesters have blocked major roads in Serbia to protest against new laws they say will give free rein to foreign mining companies.Serbia's government has offered mineral resources to companies including Chinese copper miner Zijin and Australia's Rio Tinto, but green activists say the projects would pollute land and water in the Balkan nation.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet said 141 travellers were added to the state's health quarantine facility. Source: ABC News
When Pat Shannon was contacted by the Australian army to ask if he was related to Peter Shannon, a shearer-turned-soldier who died in the trenches during World War I, he was absolutely positive he couldn't be.The self-professed family historian from New Ross, Ireland had been fascinated by his family tree since he was a boy and was convinced he knew all the Shannons in the small town, dating back for generations.
A 24-year-old woman from Wagga Wagga has created the app Womn-Kind to revolutionise how young Australian women access mental health support. Find out more.
Roadworks can be a tricky area for drivers to deal with. See if you can pass this RMS test question based on a common situation.
Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija said the emergence of the variant was the result of a failure to vaccinate developing countries. Read more about her comments.
The supermarket is urging customers who own the recalled toy to return it to stores immediately. Find out what the problem is with the product.
South Australia will take whatever action is necessary to protect people from the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Premier Steven Marshall says.SA has already tightened its border restrictions for international arrivals, lifting the quarantine requirement from seven to 14 days.
One city lit up its skies with blue lights last week in the hope of bringing awareness to an issue “that has plagued the country for decades”. Read more.
At least 18 people have died and another five injured in a road accident in West Bengal state in east India."Deeply pained at reported death of 18 people and five others injured in Nadia District after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with (sic) a truck parked on the side of road," West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Twitter.
Fears of the latest coronavirus variant have consumed the world, with cases popping up in ever more countries while experts sought to assess the true nature of the threat.Dubbed Omicron, there are worries that it could be more contagious and make vaccines less effective.
Just when the Australian economy is showing a sharp recovery from the impact of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, the new Omicron strain could blunt the rebound, economists warn.The national cabinet will convene on Tuesday to discuss Omicron, which has already found its way into Australia with five cases suspected in NSW and the Northern Territory.
The Morrison government is sticking to its argument that Labor must agree to its version of an integrity commission before introducing legislation to parliament.The government says draft legislation has been available for scrutiny for some time but Labor says it does not go far enough.
Two cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Canada, provincial health officials say.The cases of the variant, which was first detected in southern Africa last week, were reported in two people in Ottawa who had recently travelled to Nigeria, the Ontario government said on Sunday.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said a meeting of National Cabinet in the next 48 hours could see changes in restrictions. Find out more.
If China adopted the same pandemic control tactics as the US, Britain and Israel it could spell disaster, mathematicians say. Read more about their study.