'Ozark' star Julia Garner to play Madonna in biopic
'Ozark' star Julia Garner to play Madonna in biopic
Steve Gale (pilot) and Gail Iles (right) next to the Marchetti jet. Kieran Blair, Author providedLast Saturday, a two-seater SIAI-Marchetti S.211 jet took off from Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne with an expert aerobatic pilot at the controls and a case full of scientific experiments in the passenger seat. Pilot Steve Gale took the jet on Australia’s first commercial “parabolic flight”, in which the plane flies along the path of a freely falling object, creating a short period of weightless
Information reviewed by the UN human rights office suggests Israeli security forces fired the shots that killed Palestinian-American reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in May, not indiscriminate firing from Palestinians, a spokesperson says."It is deeply disturbing that Israeli authorities have not conducted a criminal investigation," Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Friday.
The World Health Organisation is set to decide whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, stirring criticism from leading African scientists who say it has been a crisis in their region for years.The deliberations and scrutiny of the WHO's response to the outbreak follows concerns over how the United Nations agency and governments worldwide handled COVID-19 in early 2020.
Police said the man was knocked to the ground and stabbed before being kicked in the head. See the brutal attack.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
The Australian Defence Force is considering recruits with "marginally higher" psychological risk indicators to fill the gaps left by departing members, an inquiry has heard.The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide was told there's been an increase in the number of departing members - or separation rates - across the force on a rolling 12-month basis to May 2022.
American fan-favourite Sha'Carri Richardson has failed to advance in the women's 100m at the US championships, stunning onlookers and ending her hopes of competing in the event at the worlds.Richardson got off to a rough start and never fully recovered, walking past members of the media after finishing fifth in her heat in 11.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
Thousands of Qantas staff could be given bonuses to share in an expected return to profit, but the airline has flagged fare increases to cover rising costs.Chief executive Alan Joyce on Friday said the national carrier's fuel bill would be $1.
Articles reporting that NRL fan Mina Greiss spat at the rape victim of former player Jarryd Hayne were true and not defamatory, Seven Network has said.In a defence to a Federal Court defamation suit, Seven denies that two 7News articles written in May last year and a related tweet by journalist Leonie Ryan injured Mr Greiss' character or reputation or caused him any harm or embarrassment.
Ukraine has signalled its troops are withdrawing from the city of Sievierodonetsk, scene of weeks of heavy fighting, a move that would be a significant setback in its struggle to defeat Russian forces.Provincial governor Serhiy Gaidai said troops in the city had already received the order to move to new positions, but he did not indicate whether they had already done so or where exactly they were going.
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
Former Greens leader Bob Brown says contentious anti-protest legislation on track to become law in Tasmania cuts across the rights of Australians to peacefully demonstrate and could face legal challenges.The bill, brought forward by the state Liberal government, is expected to progress through Tasmania's Legislative Council in August after passing the upper house's second reading stage on Thursday.
Queensland taxpayers have spent at least $75,605 on a legal case involving the corruption watchdog and former Labor deputy premier and treasurer Jackie Trad.Ms Trad is in a legal battle with the Crime and Corruption Commission to stop it releasing a report into allegations she interfered in the recruitment of under-treasurer Frankie Carroll in 2019.
Global markets have fallen as investors worried that further rises in interest rates to quell decades-high inflation would tip economies into recession.The German economy, Europe's largest, suffered a sharp loss of momentum at the end of the second quarter, according to the latest Purchasing Managers' Index, while corresponding figures for France also showed weaker activity.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
An Adelaide hospital has been thrown into the national spotlight after a photo showed an ill patient forced to wait on the emergency department floor.
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
The US government is shipping monkeypox test kits to commercial laboratories in a bid to speed diagnoses for suspected cases of the virus that has already infected at least 142 people in the United States.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending tests to labs in a bid to significantly expand the health system's capacity to test for monkeypox.
A Melbourne principal says he refused to apologise to a student who left the school due to anti-Semitic bullying because their claims were unproven.Brighton Secondary College principal Richard Minack on Thursday appeared as a witness at a Federal Court trial brought by five former students against him, the school, teachers and the state of Victoria.