Vic factory on fire, 14 trucks on scene
Vic factory on fire, 14 trucks on scene
After facing her third murder trial, Ammie Douglass has once more been found guilty of killing a retired school teacher before stealing cash from his home west of Sydney.The Lithgow mother of two is due to appear for a NSW Supreme Court sentence hearing on Thursday where arguments will be made about how much jail time should be imposed for the 2016 murder of Christopher Whiteley.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says the situation at the front remains "extremely acute," particularly in the eastern Donetsk region where Russia is stepping up an offensive.Zelenskiy reported major battles for Vuhledar, to the southwest of Donetsk, and Bakhmut, to the northeast.
The man who carried out a pepper-spray attack on a US Capitol Police officer who died the day after the 2021 riot was sentenced to 80 months in prison on Friday with credit for time already served in pre-trial detention.Julian Khater, 32, who admitted in a guilty plea he had used the pepper spray against Officer Brian Sicknick and at least two other officers, told US District Judge Thomas Hogan the rash actions he took that day were not in his nature, and he wishes he could take them back.
Amid growing excitement about Jay Vine's Grand Tour credentials, the only Australian to win the Tour de France is looking forward to seeing his abilities first-hand.Cadel Evans says the multiple climbs up the steep Challambra Crescent might be tailor-made for Vine in Sunday's Great Ocean Road Race.
Footage captures the moment a presidential hopeful's wife faints while he's throwing his hat in the ring
Prison officers at one of the most dangerous maximum security jails in NSW have begun a two-day strike demanding improved safety conditions.More than 150 officers from Parklea Correctional Centre in northwest Sydney took industrial action on Friday over what they say is the lowest pay in the country in a jail with some of the worst assault records in NSW.
Senior government officials dismissed legal advice that labelled the controversial robodebt scheme illegal, a royal commission has been told.The commission examining the Centrelink debt recovery program was told law firm Clayton Utz prepared draft advice on the legality of the scheme in 2018 but it was not acted on.
Social media influencers who mislead their followers are facing a crackdown from the consumer watchdog as part of a push for more transparency.More than 100 influencers have been identified for investigation after tip-offs to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
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A couple had to take matters into their own hands when their suitcase was 'lost' for months according to the airline. Read more here.
A privately rented garage where the two-day search for a Gold Coast mother ended in tragedy is being scoured for evidence into her suspected homicide.The body of 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman was discovered in a blue Honda jazz stored at a unit complex in Brisbane's inner north on Thursday.
Cop's beach towel idea on angry crocodile backfires. Source: Facebook/Fitzroy Crossing Notice Board
The British traveller refuted suggestion her photo gave off the wrong impressions.
Asteroid 20223 BU's path in red, with green showing the orbit of geosynchronous satellites. NASA/JPL-CaltechThere are hundreds of millions of asteroids in our Solar System, which means new asteroids are discovered quite frequently. It also means close encounters between asteroids and Earth are fairly common. Some of these close encounters end up with the asteroid impacting Earth, occasionally with severe consequences. A recently discovered asteroid, named 2023 BU, has made the news because today
Authorities in New Zealand's biggest city Auckland have begun mopping up after torrential rains brought flooding and evacuations, shutting airports and forcing organisers to cancel a scheduled concert by Elton John.A state of emergency remained in place on Saturday in the city of about 1.
A German Leopard 2 heavy battle tank of the type destined for Ukraine. Getty ImagesThe recent decision by Olaf Scholz’s German government to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2 tanks – after weeks of clear reluctance to provoke Vladimir Putin – was more than a domestic policy shift. It also demonstrated how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could prove to be a tipping point in a long-running battle of ideas between two schools of thought in the field of international affairs. Scholars refer to the two camp
Rescuers are heading to the site of a magnitude 5.5 earthquake in a region of southwestern China at the base of the Tibetan plateau that is prone to deadly quakes.
NSW domestic violence victims will have easier access to housing through concessions on stamp duty and rental bond loans if the Perrottet government is re-elected.The proposal aims to help get domestic violence victim-survivors into their own homes as they flee abusive relationships.
Australia is in a better position to meet its local gas needs but big exporters will need to supply some of their uncontracted gas to domestic markets to make up the shortfall.Last year, the consumer watchdog raised concerns manufacturers could go out of business unless a more affordable domestic gas supply was secured.
Footage reveals the terrifying moment a father and his young son discovered a snake on the slideSource: Reddit/xelfer