Shanghai stocks end higher on stimulus bet
Shanghai stocks end higher on stimulus bet
A man allegedly stole a case of beer before getting behind the wheel of a Mercedes and leading police on a drunken high-speed pursuit for 170 kilometres through southern NSW.Police say the a man went to a grocery store at Murrumbateman in the Southern Tablelands around 6.
The Reserve Bank boss has apologised to Australians who listened to controversial forecasts during the pandemic and took out mortgages based on expectations interest rates wouldn't budge until 2024.RBA Governor Philip Lowe said he was sorry households acted on the forward guidance, noting the bank should have chosen different language to communicate the conditions attached to the predictions.
The NSW premier has invoked a taco ad's tagline to defend the snubbing of Roads Minister Natalie Ward after she failed to move into the Liberal Party's safest seat.Ms Ward, an upper house MP and one of three Liberal women in cabinet, lost a preselection contest on Monday night for the seat of Davidson to former premier Mike Baird' s ex-staffer Matt Cross.
When Rachael Schildkraut deliberately abandoned eight teenagers in a remote patch of bush, she was overcome with happiness.There was some anxiety, too, about leaving them to fend for themselves.
Australian companies failing to protect their customer's data will face tougher financial penalties when new privacy laws come into effect.Federal parliament passed the laws on Monday which will significantly increase penalties for repeated or serious privacy breaches.
Millions of dollars worth of fines issued in NSW for breaching COVID-19 restrictions have been withdrawn by the states' revenue agency.NSW Revenue said 33,121 fines would be withdrawn following a landmark decision in the Supreme Court, on Tuesday.
Andrej Kramaric scored twice for Croatia as they ended Canada's hopes of advancing at their first World Cup in 36 years with a 4-1 victory in Group F.Alphonso Davies scored Canada's first-ever World Cup goal with a towering header on Sunday, in just the second minute.
NSW doctors and medical staff working in private practice say they need greater protection from aggressive patients, amid reports they are being threatened, sworn at, slapped and punched.An Australian Medical Association (AMA) survey of 378 medical practices in NSW found 88 per cent had been verbally abused by a patient, while 37 per cent had experienced physical aggression.
Australia’s first multi-city region, the Six Cities Region, is being developed in New South Wales. A multi-city region, also known as a mega-region, establishes an integrated network of globally and locally connected cities. The Six Cities Region spans the Lower Hunter and Greater Newcastle City, Central Coast City, Illawarra-Shoalhaven City, Western Parkland City, Central River City and Eastern Harbour City. Map of the Six Cities Region. Source: Six Cities Region Discussion Paper/Greater Cities
The local share market is little changed this morning, with more losses for the energy sector and goldminers balanced by gains from BHP and the health-care sector.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index was down 3.
The private school teacher was shocked when she was fired, but now sees it as a blessing in disguise.
Videos on social media have revealed revellers' wild antics, but one trend appears to raise serious concerns.
The BBC says Chinese police assaulted and detained one of its journalists covering a protest in Shanghai, before releasing him after several hours."The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our journalist Ed Lawrence, who was arrested and handcuffed while covering the protests in Shanghai," a spokesperson for the British public service broadcaster said in a statement.
South Korea has extradited a murder suspect to New Zealand, two months after she was arrested following the discovery of the bodies of two long-dead children in abandoned suitcases.New Zealand police said the woman arrived at Auckland Airport on Tuesday after they sent three officers to South Korea to bring her back.
Gunfire has crackled from inside a Mogadishu hotel as Somalia's special forces battled al-Shabaab militants more than 12 hours after the Islamist group stormed the building in the heart of the capital.The assault underscores the continuing ability of the al-Qaeda-allied militants to stage deadly attacks with sometimes high casualties inside the city even as President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's government pursues an offensive against them.
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At least seven people, including a newborn baby and two children, have been killed on the southern Italian holiday island of Ischia after a landslide caused by torrential rain devastated a small town.Five people were still missing, Naples prefect Claudio Palomba told a news conference.
An Iranian general has acknowledged that more than 300 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding nationwide protests, giving the first official word on casualties in two months.That estimate is considerably lower than the toll reported by Human Rights Activists in Iran, a US-based group that has been closely tracking the protests since they erupted after the September 16 death of a young woman being held by the country's morality police.
Destructive thunderstorms with large hailstones are headed for northern NSW as the search continues for a teenager missing in floodwaters in the state's southwest.Emergency crews and NSW Police are searching for a 19-year-old man who went missing around the swollen Murrumbidgee River near the Victorian border town of Balranald on Saturday.
The United Nations' Committee against Torture has urged Australia to end mandatory detention for all illegal arrivals, including children.In a review published on Friday, it also called for Canberra to raise the legal age of criminal responsibility, currently set at 10.