PM's economy speech ambushed by protesters
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PM's economy speech ambushed by protesters
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fighting to shore up his premiership amid a revolt by his own lawmakers who are angry over a series of lockdown parties in Downing Street.Propelled into the top job to "get Brexit done", Johnson in 2019 won his party's biggest majority in more than 30 years.
Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola of Malta has been elected president of the European Union's parliament, taking over for a 2 1/2-year term following the death of Socialist David Sassoli last week.Metsola is only the third woman elected to the post and at age of 43 she is the European Parliament's youngest president.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks in Switzerland on Friday to discuss Ukraine, officials say.Blinken will travel amid concerns voiced by Ukraine and its allies over the tens of thousands of Russian troops amassed in and near Ukraine.
Israel will continue to offer a fourth COVID-19 vaccine shot despite preliminary findings that it is not enough to prevent Omicron infections, a senior health official says, predicting contagions stoked by the variant will wane in a week.The fastest country to roll out vaccinations a year ago, Israel last month started offering a fourth shot - also known as a second booster - to its most vulnerable and high-risk groups.
Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has given a Nazi salute as he arrived in court for a parole hearing that will decide if he should be released after spending more than a decade behind bars.Breivik killed 77 people in Norway's worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
People with mild COVID-19 who do not suffer any other traditional "long COVID" symptoms can still exhibit deteriorated attention and memory six to nine months after infection, a study by Britain's Oxford University has found.Cognitive issues impacting concentration levels, along with forgetfulness and fatigue, are features of long COVID - a condition that afflicts some after an initial bout of infection - but it has not been established how widespread issues with attention span might be followin
More than $8 million in federal government funding will be spent on the beleaguered agricultural show industry to ensure the show goes on for its showmen and women.With around 700 Australian ag shows cancelled since the pandemic began, many of the showmen and women who travel the circuit have been left struggling.
A Norwegian court will this week hear mass killer Anders Behring Breivik explain why he believes he should be released from prison after spending more than a decade behind bars.Breivik, a far-right extremist, killed 77 people in Norway's worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
A woman in her 80s has died from COVID-19 in the ACT, as the national capital reported a one-day record for cases.The woman died at a residential aged care facility in Canberra, bringing the ACT's pandemic death toll to 20.
Awaiting rescue, the woman appeared to snap photos seconds before her car went under. See how close she came to a tragic incident.
A nurse in Italy was caught giving out fake Covid-19 vaccinations after police set up a hidden camera. See the footage the police shared.
ShutterstockEvery year thousands of students enrol in PhD degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society. But there is growing concern about the impact of COVID-19 on doctoral students. It’s feared some will abandon their degrees, with real implications for the potential future social and economic benefits of the research. PhD students are required to do extensive research and
The federal government is "extremely concerned" about the health of detained Australian man Yang Hengjun on the eve of his third year in a Chinese prison.Dr Yang, 56, was detained by Chinese authorities in January 2019 at Guangzhou Airport before being charged with espionage in October 2020.
A BBC funded purely by commercial means would fail to serve a universal British audience in the way it does now, its boss has warned, after the government questioned whether its public funding model should continue in future.Formed in 1922 to educate, inform and entertain, the BBC creates global, national and local radio, online content and television for mass audiences while also catering to those users who fail to have their interests served by commercial outlets.
A disaster expert has outlined key issues which the Pacific island nation could now face.
The Climate Council's Professor Tim Flannery spoke with Yahoo News Australia about how global warming will impact our daily lives. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
Emily Morse chalked up her persistent back pain to sitting hunched over her computer for eight hours a day. She's now fighting for her life. Read more.
Woolies has shared reusable bag tips that customers say will make shopping a whole lot easier. Find out how.
Danielle Shapiro had acid reflux after the feast Source: TikTok/ Danielleshap
Andre Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died aged 73.Talley's literary agent David Vigliano confirmed Talley's death to USA Today late on Tuesday, but no additional details were immediately available.