NRL player Lovett avoids drug conviction
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NRL player Lovett avoids drug conviction
Peter Overton explained his slightly altered appearance was caused by a burst blood vessel.
Group of Seven leaders have pledged to raise $US600 billion ($A864 billion) in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road project.US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders relaunched the newly renamed "Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment", at their annual gathering being held this year at Schloss Elmau in southern Germany.
A retired AFL star accused of trafficking $230,000 worth of drugs should be bailed so he can address his escalating addiction, his lawyer says.Sam Fisher, 39, applied for bail in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday after he was last month charged under a joint investigation between West Australian and Victorian detectives.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says Ukraine will win back all the cities it has lost to Russia, including Sievierodonetsk, and admits the war is becoming tough to handle emotionally.In a late-night video address, he also said Ukraine had been hit by 45 Russian missiles and rockets in the previous 24 hours, which he described as a cynical but doomed attempt to break his people's spirits.
Almost half a billion dollars will go to the publicly-owned corporation rolling out Australia's NBN to better connect rural and regional areas.The $480 million for NBN Co will permit increased data allowances and products for about 300,000 premises in the coming weeks, with further upgrades to follow.
Aldi confirmed to Yahoo in the unlikely event a customer was to buy the item, they would be eligible for a full refund.
People in France should start wearing masks again in crowded areas, especially in public transport, as the country has to deal with a new wave of COVID-19 infections fuelled by new variants of the disease, Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon says."I'm not saying it should be mandatory but I do ask the French people to put the mask on in public transport," she told RTL, adding it was a "civic duty" to do so.
Dean Lewins/AAPDuring the federal election campaign, Labor promised to future-proof Australia’s water resources. Now, new Water Minister Tanya Plibersek must deliver on the policy – one vital to securing Australia’s future. Australia is already challenged by extremes of intense drought and severe floods, and these will be exacerbated as climate change progresses. Amid this, we must continue to feed a growing population and support important export industries, while leaving enough water for peopl
Australia's new environment minister has proclaimed her ambitions to show global leadership on ocean conservation but Tanya Plibersek this week gets her first chance to walk the talk.Heads of state and environment ministers from around the world are meeting in the Portuguese capital Lisbon to work out how to save the ocean from the ravages of climate change, pollution, overfishing and development.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers says a planned review of operations of the Reserve Bank of Australia is not about taking pot-shots at governor Philip Lowe but to ensure monetary policy settings are right.Dr Chalmers will soon release the terms of the review, an inquiry that was backed by former treasurer Josh Frydenberg before the May election.
Move over baby boomers, Australia's millennial generation is becoming the nation's largest.A swag of new data released on Tuesday from the latest census shows both demographic groups comprise 5.
It took Russia weeks of fierce fighting, an untold number of casualties, and relentless shelling before the exhausted Ukrainian defenders of Sievierodonetsk received orders to quit its smouldering wreckage."Remaining in positions smashed to pieces over many months just for the sake of staying there does not make sense," Serhiy Gaidai, governor of the wider region, said on Ukrainian television on Friday.
Members of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have announced a ban on imports of Russian gold as the G7 summit in the Bavarian Alps begins under the shadow of the war in Ukraine and consequences ranging from energy shortages to a food crisis.The move by Britain, the United States, Japan and Canada is part of efforts to tighten the sanctions squeeze on Moscow and cut off its means of financing the invasion of Ukraine more than four months into a conflict Russian President Vladimir Putin calls a s
A mother has issued a warning to parents after the Mirabella baby monitor her son bought from Kmart was hacked. Find out how they reacted to the frightening find.
Two Russian missiles have slammed into a crowded shopping centre in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk, killing at least 11 people and wounding 50, the regional governor says.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said more than 1000 people were in the shopping centre at the time of the attack, which witnesses said caused a huge fire and sent dark smoke billowing into the sky.
The Star Sydney broke state gambling laws in allowing a "pseudo-cage" to operate in a VIP room used by a notorious Macau-based junket, an inquiry into the Sydney venue has been told.The long-running NSW gaming regulator inquiry, which completed its final day of public hearings on Monday, has been looking at whether the Sydney casino should keep its licence after media claims of organised crime, fraud and foreign interference.
Five Australian men including current world No.2 Jack Robinson remain in the hunt at the World Surf League Rio Pro with a second lay day called on Sunday.
A man is in a life-threatening condition and a house has been destroyed after a suspected gas explosion in the UK city of Birmingham.Police were called just after 8.
A coroner investigating the deaths of a woman and her ex-partner in a fire he started has called for urgent reforms to address the "inadequate response" of Queensland police to domestic violence.Doreen Langham died after Gary Hely started a fire intending to kill the 49-year-old and himself, and set alight her townhouse in Browns Plains, south of Brisbane, on February 22, 2021.
Hundreds of protestors stormed Sydney city streets throwing items on the road.