Saudi condemned for executing cleric
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Saudi condemned for executing cleric
Environmental scientists see flora, fauna and phenomena the rest of us rarely do. In this series, we’ve invited them to share their unique photos from the field. While most people go out of their way to avoid snakes, we’re the opposite. We’re crazy about snakes. As wildlife photographers, we’ve spent months in the Australian bush and in overseas jungles tracking down beautiful snakes. Photographing snakes is no easy task. Apart from wild weather, long hours, biting insects and lack of sleep, the
The New Zealand town of Levin has been lashed by a tornado which damaged houses, destroyed fences and unearthed trees.A low pressure system passing to New Zealand's south brought a number of fronts packed with severe gale-force winds, thunderstorms and hail to North Island on Friday.
On the anniversary of his mother's death, Henry Pashley takes flowers to the intersection in Melbourne's east where she was hit by a car and killed.He stands for a long time and watches the cars making careful right hand turns, from Railway Ave into Morinda St in Ringwood East.
Australia has recorded its second official case of monkeypox with NSW confirming its first case after Victoria.NSW Health had flagged the case of a man in his 40s who returned recently from Europe and confirmed the infection after further tests on Friday evening.
A 21-year-old man who used a crossbow to seriously injure a school employee in the northern German port city of Bremerhaven is in police custody, law enforcement officials say.The weapon was found during his arrest along with a shotgun and two knives, senior prosecutor Oliver Constien said, adding that the incident at the high school was being treated as a case of attempted murder.
Australia’s COVID death toll is rising, yet public health measures to reduce transmission such as mask mandates are largely a thing of the past. It’s time for governments and the community to consider what measures can be reintroduced to reduce COVID transmission and deaths, particularly during waves of infection. Cutting COVID transmission by 20% could avert more than one million infections and 500 COVID deaths in Victoria this year, our new modelling shows. Given Victoria makes up around 25% o
The numbers are in for Powerball's $80 million draw – and two lucky Aussies have won big. Could it be you?
Rajasthan Royals booked a spot in the Indian Premier League play-offs qualifier after edging Chennai Super Kings by five wickets on Friday.Rajasthan overtook Lucknow Super Giants on run-rate to finish second in the regular season standings.
The Greens leader spoke with Yahoo News Australia about his party's key objectives in tackling the climate crisis. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom.
ShutterstockThere is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may increase the risk of developing dementia. I and University of Sydney colleagues have published a new study showing treating sleep apnoea in older adults with mild cognitive impairment can improve memory, but not other areas of cognition, in the short term. As there is no current treatment or cure for dementia, increasing efforts have focused on developi
Owen Wright's bid to win back his WSL Championship Tour spot has hit another snag after the Australian was an early elimination at the Sydney Surf Pro.Wright couldn't make it past the round of 96 at Manly Beach on Thursday after finishing third in his four-man heat.
Russian athletes, teams officials who have been banned from international sporting events because of the war in Ukraine are being protected rather than punished, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said.Most sports bodies have followed the IOC guidance given on February 28 -- four days after Russia began its invasion -- by removing teams and athletes from their international competitions.
The luxury multimillion-dollar mansion owned by Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick is now in the hands of liquidators.The conwoman's husband Anthony Koletti has vacated the Dover Heights property in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
A major international outlet has breached the New Zealand budget embargo, publishing market-sensitive information an hour ahead of its scheduled release.The Wall Street Journal published key details of the budget at 1pm NZST on Thursday contrary to coverage conditions.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has accused Russia of using food as a weapon in Ukraine by holding "hostage" supplies for not just Ukrainians, but also millions around the world.A senior official in Moscow later rejected the allegations, saying Russians were "not idiots" and would not export food while being subject to tough sanctions.
Liberal National Party leader David Crisafulli is demanding Queensland's deputy premier apologise to GPs for his "petty slur" blaming them for public hospital capacity pressures.Deputy Premier Steve Miles on Wednesday said emergency waiting times and ambulance ramping have increased because patients with respiratory illnesses are being turned away by GPs fearful of COVID-19.
North Korea has reported more than 200,000 new patients suffering from fever for a fifth consecutive day as the country fights its first confirmed coronavirus outbreak.The ongoing COVID wave, declared last week, has fuelled concerns over a lack of vaccines, inadequate medical infrastructure and a potential food crisis in the country of 25 million that has refused outside help and kept its borders shut.
A massive beehive was found underneath wooden floorboards - watch the dramatic rescue here.
Victoria and Tasmania will shiver this weekend while Queensland will again be battered by rain. Find out what is causing the miserable weather across several Australian states.
A group of men who risked their lives to get the perfect selfie have been fined and jailed for their actions. Find out what happened.