NZ rocked by Bangladesh on second morning
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New online safety measures to protect Australians on the internet will come into force this weekend, giving the national regulator more powers to take action against abuse.From Sunday, the eSafety commissioner will be able to compel tech companies to consistently report how they are responding to online harm.
The Wiggles have topped Triple J's Hottest 100 with their cover of Tame Impala's Elephant.Saturday's countdown finished with The Wiggles' Like a Version cover of the lead single from the Perth band's 2012 album Lonerism, which mixed in their own classic Fruit Salad from 1994.
GettyImagesA geopolitical earthquake could begin within weeks. As a string of bilateral crisis talks predictably falter, further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine seems all too probable. If this comes to pass, the shock waves will likely be fast, wide and highly disruptive, potentially activating “tripwires” in the global security environment far beyond the edge of Europe. Aotearoa New Zealand’s geographical distance will be no defence against the rolling consequences of a protracted
Berlin is ruling out arms deliveries to Ukraine in the stand-off with Russia for now, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht says, a few days after Britain started supplying Kyiv with anti-tank weapons.A bipartisan group of US senators also promised weapons to Ukraine, which could include missiles, small arms and boats, to help the country defend itself from a potential invasion amid a Russian military build-up on its borders.
State Emergency Service crews are on alert amid forecasts of heavy rain and flash flooding across parts of South Australia in coming days.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for a large area stretching from the state's northwest to the Eyre Peninsula coast.
Retired general Yair Golan spent a significant part of his military career serving in the occupied West Bank, protecting Jewish settlements. Today, he is one of their most vocal critics.
A man has been charged by West Australian police with allegedly detonating a homemade bomb on a busy street in Perth's inner-north.Police say the improvised explosive device was ignited in an area between two restaurants on Newcastle Street in Leederville about 1.
The Omicron wave gripping Victoria is costing its economy $30 million a week, a fraction of the losses felt by the state during last year's sixth lockdown.Treasurer Tim Pallas on Friday revealed the Victorian economy is faring much better in the so-called "shadow lockdown" than it did amid the previous Delta wave.
A trove of leaked photos have revealed what's inside the decadent getaway known as the Putin Palace. See them here.
Queensland has recorded 13 COVID-19 deaths and 16,031 new cases as the state moves to cut the waiting time for a booster vaccine.The new virus cases emerged after 37,121 tests in the 24 hours to 6.
Austrian MPs have passed a bill making COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory while authorities in France and Israel have announced an easing of pandemic restrictions.Lawmakers in Austria's lower house of parliament voted 137 to 33 to approve the mandate, which will apply to all residents of Austria aged 18 and over from February 1.
The 21-year-old woke up to find the doctor asleep across from her after he allegedly gave her sleeping pills. Find out more.
Justin Stein has been charged with murdering Charlise Mutten. His mum has spoken about her son as he prepares to face court.
A tearful and apologetic Adele has postponed a series of Las Vegas concerts because half of her crew was sick with COVID-19 and the pandemic has caused delivery delays.The British superstar had been scheduled to start a three-month residence at the Caesars Palace Hotel on Friday in what were to be her first live appearances since 2017.
A speeding motorcyclist has died on live television after he rode into the path of an oncoming car.
Four people have been arrested after allegedly snatching a four-year-old girl from a Sydney street and going on the run with her for two hours.Police were called after the child was taken from outside a property in Stanhope Gardens, in the city's northwest, about 12.
Peru has declared an environmental emergency after announcing that 21 beaches on the Pacific coast were contaminated by an oil spill at a refinery following surging waves caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga.President Pedro Castillo said a committee will be formed to propose ways of dealing with the crisis, in keeping with national policies aimed at protecting the environment.
Nathan Zamprogno taught across Sydney's private Christian schools for 20 years, but he says once a school discovered his sexuality, he was sacked."When I was challenged about my sexuality, I answered honestly and I was told there was no place for me at the school the following year - the connection was crystal clear," he said.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has likened claims rapid antigen tests were being requisitioned to the Commonwealth to a scam, as police lead a new crackdown on price gouging for the tests.Mr Hunt slapped down allegations rapid tests were being diverted from the Queensland government or from businesses.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex says a new COVID-19 pass will come into effect next week, severely restricting the public lives of those who refuse to get inoculated by banning them from domestic flights, restaurants, sports events and other venues. is necessary if we want to preserve and increase our vaccination coverage in the event of new variants," Castex said on Thursday.