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South Australia has revealed 13 more deaths among people with COVID-19 after a check on recent fatalities pushed the state's toll since the start of the pandemic to 87.Premier Steven Marshall said seven deaths were reported in the past 24 hours with checks on nursing homes revealing another six over an undisclosed period.
Melbourne ZooAround the world, populations of many beloved species are declining at increasing rates. According to one grim projection, as many as 40% of the world’s species may be extinct by 2050. Alarmingly, many of these declines are caused by threats for which few solutions exist. Numerous species now depend on conservation breeding programs for their survival. But these programs typically do not encourage species to adapt and survive in the wild alongside intractable threats such as climate
Residents are being told to prepare to take shelter as the rain pours in parts of Victoria. Read the latest here.
The "virtual fatigue" felt by so many of us will change the way Australia lives and works, a survey shows.Years of tapping to seek advice or treatment, order food, try to learn, or see colleagues and friends are taking their toll.
Queensland has recorded another nine COVID-19 related deaths and 13,551 new cases as the Omicron wave appears to peak on the Gold Coast.The latest deaths were people aged between their 50s and 90s, none of whom had received a third vaccine dose.
British police have arrested two men in the northern UK city of Manchester as part of a US investigation into a hostage taking at a synagogue in Texas earlier in January.British police had previously said they had arrested four people over the incident: two teenagers in Manchester plus one man in Birmingham and another man in Manchester.
A serial rapist serving decades in a NSW prison for sexually assaulting a teenage girl has died after it was revealed he was suffering from cancer.Mustafa Kayirici was to spend at least another forty years in jail but was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given a life expectancy of just months.
Russia's ambassador in Australia says the country's decision to withdraw diplomatic staff from its embassy in Ukraine "would be funny if it wasn't so sad".Aleksey Pavlovsky has talked down fears of an invasion of Ukraine, saying there is no intention to go to war as 100,000 troops amass on the border.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged people to stay calm about the threat of a Russian attack and says there is work in progress to bring about a meeting between him and the leaders of Russia, France and Germany.In a televised video address, Zelenskiy said this week's withdrawal of personnel from some foreign embassies in Kyiv did not signal that a military escalation with Russia was inevitable.
A 19-year-old has filmed her experience as floods left her stranded in the outback. Find out why viewers are gobsmacked.
Melanie Ham, who amassed 815,000 YouTube subscribers, passed away from cancer. She was only 36.
Annastacia Palaszczuk has responded to a group of anti-vax protesters who made a strange demand, telling them they should speak to a medical professional.
An Australian pharmaceutical firm that's developing a world first virus-killing nasal spray is set to list on the ASX.Firebrick Pharma co-founder Dr Peter Molloy told AAP he's been working on the spray, called Nasodine, for almost a decade, as a treatment for the common cold.
Parents of gay children should not condemn them but offer them support, Pope Francis says.He spoke in unscripted comments at his weekly audience in reference to difficulties that parents could face in raising offspring.
Victoria is rushing to get children vaccinated before school returns, as COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations continue to stabilise.The state recorded 15 deaths and 13,755 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, including 6130 from PCR tests and 7625 from rapid antigen tests.
ShutterstockChildren whose parents smoke have lower academic test scores and more behavioural issues than children of non-smokers. These are the findings of our research published in the journal of Economics and Human Biology. Smoking is prevalent in lower socio-economic groups whose characteristics (such as lower IQ and poorer motivation on average) are correlated with lower academic scores and more behavioural issues in children. This can bias the results as the sample of children whose scores
A young woman who died while swimming at a popular gorge in northern Tasmania was a 22-year-old from interstate.Her body was found at Cataract Gorge in Launceston on Wednesday afternoon after she went missing while swimming with friends and family the previous day.
Five new lion cubs have been born at South Australia's Monarto Safari Park providing a boost to the threatened species.Eight-year-old lioness Husani gave birth on Monday with the cubs and their mum doing well.
Humanitarian aid to Tonga is ramping up after the airport was cleared of ash, making it safe for planes to land, the Red Cross says, days after a volcanic eruption and tsunami devastated the South Pacific archipelago.The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said that with the extra supplies, its staff and volunteers were stepping up deliveries of drinking water and setting up shelters across the country's many islands.
He had complained of hernia pain for about a decade but once the 67-year-old had surgery, doctors made an amazing discovery. WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT.