Shanghai stocks plunge despite govt moves
Shanghai stocks plunge despite govt moves
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 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.
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.
The Andrews Labor government has been returned in Victoria. It must now reckon with two particularly crucial challenges: runaway climate change and wartime-scale energy costs. Victorians are still reeling from rare major flooding in which the state’s largest dam, Dartmouth, spilled over. Meanwhile, electricity prices in Victoria are rising dramatically. The Andrews government has signalled a major shakeup of Victoria’s energy sector. Its pre-election commitments – a 95% renewable electricity tar
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.
A Cambodian court has ordered two homes owned by a former Adelaide school teacher to be seized and used as a security for $A1.2 million in fines, following his defamation conviction for criticising local elections in June.
Wildlife authorities have urged Aussies not to 'become complacent' after the animal was seen unusually far south.
The private school teacher was shocked when she was fired, but now sees it as a blessing in disguise.
The Queensland government has quietly approved more gas prospecting in the Lake Eyre Basin amid concerns it could dump promised environmental protections for the area.The Palaszczuk government is probing the legal impacts of potential protections, but it hasn't set a deadline to release those findings.
There's been an outpouring of emotions online following the tragic death of a young woman inside a Woolworths store.
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.
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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.
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.
Anthony Albanese will meet with state and territory leaders next week to tackle rising energy prices.The prime minister will chair a meeting of the national cabinet on December 7 in a bid to deliver on his promise to take action on prices before Christmas.
A family has enraged other zoo visitors with their stunt. Find out what happened.
Nationals leader David Littleproud has declared the party will not back a proposal to enshrine an Indigenous voice to parliament.The government has been calling for a referendum during this term of parliament to set up an Indigenous voice - one of the recommendations from the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
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.
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.
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.