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Warner takes swipe at Sri Lanka curators
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London has provoked unseasonably abrupt responses, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches.Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for the United Kingdom's support during World War II.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
ShutterstockMany people believe Australia’s shift to electric vehicles is stuck in the slow lane – another strollout, rather than a rollout. But while federal policies are still lacklustre, most Australians themselves are ready for the shift, according to our recent research. We found most car-owning households will be able to charge their cars in their garage or driveway. Electric vehicles are also getting more attractive as purchase costs fall and battery range rises. Australia’s world-beating
Energy shares and the oil price had an end-of-week surge but the Omicron coronavirus threat sent the Australian market to its fourth consecutive week of decline.6 per cent on Friday, helped by oil traders' uncertainty over the latest virus strain.
An eighth person has been confirmed to have the Omicron variant after arriving in NSW on a flight from Singapore.The fully vaccinated traveller had been in southern Africa and was in hotel quarantine since arriving on Sunday's flight SQ231, it was confirmed late on Thursday.
A Queensland businessman who carried out a plan to remove money from his telecommunications business before it was liquidated has been jailed.Richard Sebastian Ludwig was not the mastermind behind the scheme, but that did not excuse his behaviour, Brisbane District Court Judge Nathan Jarro said in handing down his sentence on Thursday.
A group of 55 gym members in Perth have been revealed to be the lucky winners of Thursday’s $80 million Powerball — scoring $1.5 million each.Sue, the owner of Curves gym and one of the members of the syndicate, told Triple M Breakfast on Friday morning that the group of women discovered the win while out for their Christmas dinner.She said some of the members were at an Italian restaurant when one of their husband’s called to tell them they had won the lotto.“So I got the ticket out and we checked the numbers and you should have seen the restaurant, it went into absolute chaos,” she told Triple M while laughing.
A former teacher's aide in Tasmania who breached her position of trust and sexually abused an underage past student has received a suspended jail sentence.The woman, who was 43 at time, had sex with the 16-year-old boy in her car earlier this year after arranging to meet up when he contacted her.
A thunderstorm asthma alert has been issued for Melbourne and surrounds ahead of an expected change cutting short an early summer scorcher.Professor Mike Roberts, a leading respiratory specialist with Victoria's Department of Health, has forecast a high-risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma in the state's central weather district on Thursday.
The weapons system deployed by Russia is capable of hitting sea targets at a range of up to 500km. Find out how the world is reacting.
West Australian state Nationals MP and former federal party vice-president James Hayward could be dumped from the party after being charged with child sexual abuse offences.Hayward, who was elected to WA's parliament earlier this year, is facing multiple charges relating to an eight-year-old girl, including persistent sexual conduct.
The area in South Africa where the Covid Omicron variant originated from has seen a sudden rise in infant hospitalisations. Read more about the alarming data.
The former boss of missing Sydney model Revelle Balmain is among five men charged after police uncovered an alleged criminal syndicate while investigating her disappearance.Ms Balmain was 22 when she was last seen in the Kingsford area on November 5, 1994.
ShutterstockLorna Prendergast was 90 years old when she graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Melbourne in 2019. She said her message to others was, “You’re never too old to dream.” Nor, obviously, too old to learn. In the same year 94-year-old David Bottomley became the oldest person in Australia to graduate with a PhD from Curtin University. The great-grandfather said he wasn’t yet finished. “I have a great deal yet to work out,” he said, perhaps making him the ultimate lifel
After 107 days, New Zealand's largest city is free from strict COVID-19 restrictions as the country moves to a new strategy.Auckland, with a population of about 1.
Labor will take a "modest" climate change strategy to the federal election centred on a legislated 43 per cent emissions cut this decade.Household power bills are anticipated to be $275 cheaper, compared with today, by 2025, and $378 cheaper in 2030 under the opposition's policy.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured seven others at a Michigan high school.Authorities revealed Ethan Crumbley's parents had been summoned just a few hours before the bloodshed on Tuesday, and Oakland County Sheriff's Lieutenant Tim Willis said during a court hearing the boy recorded video the night before in which he discussed shooting and killing students.
New pedestrian crossings are being trialled across Brisbane to make them more Covid-safe. Find out why it's causing a stir among locals.
West Australian MP James Hayward is being urged to quit parliament, having resigned from the WA Nationals after he was charged with multiple child sexual abuse offences.Hayward, who was elected to WA's parliament earlier this year, is facing multiple charges relating to an eight-year-old girl, including persistent sexual conduct.
The modification has been described as 'disgusting' with cyclists saying it could cause serious harm on the roads. Find out why cyclists are alarmed.