Sharapova due for Madrid return in May
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Sharapova due for Madrid return in May
Australia will bankroll research into ultra low-cost solar panels to slash the price of uptake and cut carbon emissions.The Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics will train more graduates and hire more researchers using the $45 million Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant announced on Friday.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is maintaining his lead over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil's October presidential election.Lula drew 47 per cent support according to a Datafolha opinion poll released on Thursday, against Bolsonaro's 28 per cent.
A cinema's 'warning' to parents about a one-second scene in the new Lightyear movie has infuriated social media users. Find out more.
American fan-favourite Sha'Carri Richardson has failed to advance in the women's 100m at the US championships, stunning onlookers and ending her hopes of competing in the event at the worlds.Richardson got off to a rough start and never fully recovered, walking past members of the media after finishing fifth in her heat in 11.
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
A former top-ranking NSW public servant has been named to helm a departmental probe into the controversial appointment of John Barilaro as the state's US trade commissioner.The former NSW Nationals leader has been blocked from starting the $500,000 a year post he created as trade minister until a parliamentary inquiry examines the circumstances of the appointment, with its first hearing on Wednesday.
A single father is facing mounting expenses trying to get his daughter's body home, after she was killed in a freak accident while on holiday in the Northern Territory.
Articles reporting that NRL fan Mina Greiss spat at the rape victim of former player Jarryd Hayne were true and not defamatory, Seven Network has said.In a defence to a Federal Court defamation suit, Seven denies that two 7News articles written in May last year and a related tweet by journalist Leonie Ryan injured Mr Greiss' character or reputation or caused him any harm or embarrassment.
Sales of Juul e-cigarettes have been blocked by the US Food and Drug Administration in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping.The agency said the applications "lacked sufficient evidence" to show that sale of the products would be appropriate for public health following a nearly two-year-long review of data provided by the company.
The mangled luxury car was found abandoned on the highway but the driver remains a mystery for police despite the value of the vehicle. Find out more.
Ghislaine Maxwell has urged a US judge not to admit testimony from four female accusers at her sentencing for aiding the financier Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of underage girls.In a Friday letter to Circuit Judge Alison Nathan, who presided over Maxwell's trial and will sentence the British socialite, Maxwell's lawyer Bobbi Sternheim said it would be "unduly prejudicial" to publicise the women's "victim impact statements" or consider them when imposing sentence.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
Melbourne Vixens coach Simone McKinnis is counting on her side to carry the momentum from their barnstorming preliminary final finish over the Giants into the Super Netball decider against West Coast Fever.The minor premiers were in serious danger of bombing out of the post-season with two straight home losses after being outscored 40-23 by the visitors through the second and third quarters of Saturday's grand final qualifier at John Cain Arena.
Information reviewed by the UN human rights office suggests Israeli security forces fired the shots that killed Palestinian-American reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in May, not indiscriminate firing from Palestinians, a spokesperson says."It is deeply disturbing that Israeli authorities have not conducted a criminal investigation," Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Friday.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
With synthetic lawns set to replace grass across an iconic US city, an Australian expert has raised several concerns residents should be worried about.
An Adelaide hospital has been thrown into the national spotlight after a photo showed an ill patient forced to wait on the emergency department floor.
Victoria's ministerial newcomers will be sworn in at Government House after being unveiled on the weekend as part of a cabinet reshuffle.Premier Daniel Andrews unveiled a new-look frontbench on Saturday and crowned a new deputy premier as the government gears up for the November state election.