NZ rocked by Bangladesh on second morning
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NZ rocked by Bangladesh on second morning
London is emptying out, the Out Of Offices are going on and the lucky among us are heading off on hols. A tan should have been all I brought back from the Italian trip instead of a set of acid green collapsible cups and five dreamcatchers.
Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
Wildfires raging in the forests of eastern Algeria have killed at least 37 people and wounded 161 others, the civil protection department of the North African country said Thursday.Most of the victims were reported in the wilaya, or region, of El Tarf, near the northern Algeria-Tunisian border, where 34 people were found dead.
An urgent warning has been issued to Aussie parents trying to heat their homes after an incident that could have had a tragic outcome. Find out what happened here.
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in a prison courtroom in the capital for the first time in her official secrets case, a legal official said.Suu Kyi, who has been detained since the military ousted her government last year, is being tried in Naypyitaw with Australian economist Sean Turnell and three former Cabinet members on the same charge, which is punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
The woman stole the rifle from the back of the car before shooting at officers and a civilian.
Aldi shoppers have been warned about a new scam currently circulating on Facebook. Here's what you need to know.
A single moment of inattention meant a much loved Victorian man lost his life and his newborn daughter lost the chance to know her father.Another much loved man, a father with a daughter the same age, will spend the rest of his life in grief and remorse knowing he caused that.
Hospital workers have walked off the job in Adelaide, protesting against state government plans to reimpose car parking fees and end free public transport.The two-hour strike on Friday involved cleaners, orderlies, catering attendants and sterilisation technicians working across Adelaide's major metropolitan hospitals.
Photo by Orlando Vera/Pexels, CC BYAn eight-year-old boy is often hungry, but knows if he tells his mum, she will eat less herself and go hungry. He hates the thought, so he stays quiet. An 11-year-old girl knows once rent is paid, there is almost nothing left over, so she tries not to ask for too much. She never takes school excursion notes home in case the cost is too much. A 10-year-old boy’s dad has been angry since he was injured at work; he can no longer support his family, and awaits comp
The Western Australian government admits it failed to meaningfully implement school attendance plans recommended following child suicides in the state's north.Education Minister Sue Ellery has apologised after an inquiry found serious deficiencies in the planning, implementation and oversight of the plans for students in Halls Creek who were identified as being at severe attendance risk.
A Melburnian accused of creating intrusive spyware as a 15-year-old and then selling it to domestic violence perpetrators and other criminals has faced court.Police allege the now 24-year-old man created the remote access trojan (RAT) named Imminent Monitor which let perpetrators control victims' computers, steal personal information, and turn on their webcams and microphones.
Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre has a culture of brutality towards children, allowed alleged sexual abusers to continue working and has breached United Nations torture conventions, an inquiry has been told.A former detainee, known as Warren, said he was raped at least 20 times by one guard and sexually assaulted more than 50 times by other staff who withheld his ADHD medication until they abused him.
The five-year-old has been missing since August 7.
ShutterstockWhen pharmacists dispense tablets or capsules they commonly advise when and how often to take them, and if this needs to be with or without food. You generally don’t hear them tell you to lean to one side when swallowing. But preliminary research from Johns Hopkins University in the United States suggests this might improve how fast your medicine is absorbed and gets to work. The results are based on a computer simulation, rather than in actual patients, and may not equate to the rea
Travelling 30km inland, this seal isn't finished just yet. Find out the latest regarding its wild ride.
Jacinda Ardern has been accused of a cover-up by suspended Labour MP Gaurav Sharma in an explosive interview likely to cause more pain for the first-term parliamentarian.Dr Sharma now faces party expulsion next week, with the prime minister's office confirming the caucus would re-visit his partyroom membership at its next meeting.
NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant will join a team of delegates visiting Israel for a high-level information exchange on managing the COVID-19 pandemic.Fifteen Australian public health experts and clinicians will meet next month with counterparts from Israel's health and foreign affairs ministries along with leading academics to discuss ongoing handling of the viral disease.
Finland's prime minister has said she did not take any drugs during a "wild" party in a private home, adding she did nothing wrong when letting her hair down and partying with friends.A video posted on social media showed six people dancing and mimicking a song in front of a camera, including Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin.
The two biggest housing markets in Australia are leading the property downturn but may have already seen their sharpest declines, some analysts say.Property market movements in Sydney and Melbourne are still highly dependent on interest rates, however, with all eyes on the Reserve Bank's decision-making over the next few months.