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Sydney train commuters face further disruption this week as rail workers strike again, while negotiations over alterations to new trains and an enterprise bargaining agreement drag on.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is escalating industrial action throughout August, including targeted area-based strikes, leaving station gates open and a ban on transport officers issuing fines.
Kenya's elections chief has declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of a tight presidential race but some senior election officials disowned the result, fuelling fears of widespread violence like that seen after previous disputed polls.Hailing the electoral commission as "heroes" after he was declared the winner on Monday, Ruto said: "There is no looking back.
When comparing the trolley etiquette of Aldi and Woolworths customers, one detail makes all the difference.
A pleasant day out by a babbling river turned into a sudden fight for survival as disaster struck. Watch the video.
Coles has announced it will trial a major change to its fresh produce aisle. Find out how the initiative will affect you.
A TikTok trend has been slammed for its scaring young children. Here's why experts are horrified by the videos.
ShutterstockThe NSW government’s industrial dispute with rail unions over the new intercity trains is tipped to add hundreds of millions of dollars to costs on Australia’s largest infrastructure project that has already blown out by billions. But even without overruns pushing the cost of the driverless-train project to more than A$55 billion, the economics of the “Sydney Metro” project are questionable – in particular the decision to cannibalise parts of the existing Sydney train network to crea
US Department of EnergyEven a relatively small nuclear war would create a worldwide food crisis lasting at least a decade in which hundreds of millions would starve, according to our new modelling published in Nature Food. In a nuclear war, bombs dropped on cities and industrial areas would start firestorms, injecting large amounts of soot into the upper atmosphere. This soot would spread globally and rapidly cool the planet. Although the war might only last days or weeks, the impacts on Earth’s
It was immediately clear to a midwife that Annie O'Brien had more than gastro when the pregnant mum was rushed from one Melbourne hospital to another.The lawyer and mother-of-one had taken herself to Holmesglen Private Hospital's emergency department with severe gastro symptoms on August 14, 2017.
If nuclear war broke out, Australia may be the best place to survive.Researchers have analysed the impact nuclear weapon detonation would have on global food supply, finding massive fires and soot in the atmosphere would lead to food shortages and famine.
Former prime minister Scott Morrison has defended the governor-general's role in assisting him to secretly appoint himself to five ministerial portfolios.Criticisms of Governor-General David Hurley are egregious, Mr Morrison said.
It has since been revealed Scott Morrison was sworn into a fourth government portfolio. Read more.
Traditional owners have asked for wide-ranging access to federal government documents as part of their efforts to block the construction of a nuclear waste dump in South Australia.The Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation is engaged in Federal Court action seeking to stop the proposed dump at Napandee, near Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula.
A Woolies customer was appalled by the state of his delivery, but not everyone has been sympathetic. Find out why.
A woman who allegedly stabbed her two children on a motorway in Adelaide has faced court as police praised a man who intervened in the incident, declaring his actions prevented a far worse situation.Police say the woman stopped her car on the North-South Motorway late on Monday night and removed her two young boys before stabbing them both several times with a knife.
India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a national day address, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology.Speaking from the 17th-century Red Fort in New Delhi as India celebrates its 75th year of independence from British colonial rule, Modi on Monday exhorted youth to "aim big" and give their best years for the cause of the country.
A Sydney debt collector which admitted harassing and threatening customers has complained that a $3.25 million fine sought by the corporate watchdog would destroy the company.
Russia is blaming sabotage for explosions at one of its military bases in Moscow-annexed Crimea while Kyiv hinted it was responsible as Ukrainian officials said their strategy was to destroy supply lines supporting Russia's invasion.The blasts on Tuesday engulfed an ammunition depot at a military base in the north of the Crimean peninsula, disrupting trains and forcing the evacuation of 2000 people from a nearby village, according to Russian officials and news agencies.
There was no great conspiracy in two accused Black Lives Matter protest organisers incorrectly being told charges against them were being dropped, a magistrate has heard.Meriki Onus and Crystal McKinnon are accused of breaching the Chief Health Officer's COVID-19 directions by arranging the protest in June 2020.
A prime riverfront site will host a new centre in Perth aimed at showcasing Western Australia's Aboriginal culture to the rest of the world.The cultural centre, promised at last year's state election, will be built behind the Perth Concert Hall on the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan, or Swan River.