Tsonga back with a bang in Shanghai
Tsonga back with a bang in Shanghai
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.
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.
Millions of dollars worth of fines issued to thousands of people in NSW for breaching COVID-19 restrictions are being withdrawn by the state's revenue agency.NSW Revenue says 33,121 fines will be withdrawn following a landmark decision in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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.
Videos on social media have revealed revellers' wild antics, but one trend appears to raise serious concerns.
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.
A family has enraged other zoo visitors with their stunt. Find out what happened.
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
Wildlife authorities have urged Aussies not to 'become complacent' after the animal was seen unusually far south.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The message board was supposed to display the legal speed limit, but what it showed left motorists baffled. Find out what it means.
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
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.
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.
One of the girls was killed instantly while the other is on life support. Read more.