Former Australian PM censured over secret Ministries

Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been censured by the nation’s parliament for giving himself secret powers while in office.

November 30, 2022 4:00 pm


China sends new crew to Tiangong space station

Three Chinese astronauts have taken off for the Tiangong space station to make its first in-orbit crew handover.

November 30, 2022 3:22 pm


Virginia Walmart mass shooting survivor files $50M lawsuit

A Walmart employee who survived last week’s mass shooting at a store in Virginia has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company for allegedly continuing to employ the shooter — a store supervisor — “who had known propensities for violence, threats and strange behaviour.”

November 30, 2022 2:10 pm


China plans 'crackdown' after Covid protests

China’s top security agency has called for a crackdown on “hostile forces” after rare protests against Covid rules in Chinese cities at the weekend.

November 30, 2022 1:00 pm


Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol.

November 30, 2022 12:00 pm


Twitter rolls back COVID misinformation policy

The policy was aimed at tackling misinformation related to COVID-19 on the social media platform owned by Elon Musk.

November 30, 2022 10:50 am


COVID-19 nasal sprays may one day prevent and treat infection

We have vaccines to boost our immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. We have medicines you can take at home (and in hospital) to treat COVID-19. Now researchers are trialling something new.

November 30, 2022 9:20 am


Senate to vote on landmark bill to protect same-sex marriage

The Senate will vote Tuesday on bipartisan legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, moving Congress closer to passing the landmark bill and ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law.

November 30, 2022 8:45 am


Janusz Walus stabbed in South African prison

The far-right gunman who killed South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero Chris Hani has been stabbed in prison, officials say.

November 30, 2022 8:20 am


Kyiv says it ‘won’t let Putin steal Christmas’ as Russian attacks threaten bleak winter in Ukraine

The mayor of Kyiv has said the city “cannot let Putin steal our Christmas” as Ukrainians prepare to tentatively celebrate the festive season with darkened trees while Russian airstrikes knock out power and wreak havoc on critical infrastructure.

November 30, 2022 7:05 am


Nato pledges to provide more weapons and fix power grid

Nato has pledged to give more weapons to Ukraine and help fix critical energy infrastructure badly damaged by massive Russian missile and drone strikes.

November 30, 2022 6:15 am


Trudeau pledges support for First Nation rocked by stabbings

Mr Trudeau visited James Smith Cree Nation in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan three months after the September attacks.

November 29, 2022 4:30 pm

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