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Brisbane man charged with child abuse offences

A 62-year-old West End man is expected to face Brisbane Magistrates Court today (Friday, 22 October 2021) after being charged ...


Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases

Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, Education Minister Grace Grace confirms. ...


Ash Barty ends excellent 2021 season, missing WTA Finals to focus on Australian summer

Ash Barty hasn't played since the US Open in September. ...


Solar farm output overloads national grid, sparking calls for accelerated transmission

The Rugby Run solar farm is one of the top performing solar farms in Australia this year. ...


From Lego to US army prototype Gold Coast inventor wows billion-dollar industry

Ryan Aerospace designs helicopter and jet fighter simulators for the US military. ...


LNP pays court costs of Brisbane councillor Greg Adermann after failed election legal action

Greg Adermann did not say whether he would repay the party. ...


Adam Bandt- Replacing coal and gas with renewables will create jobs

Opinion: Ive been to coal towns from Collie to Muswellbrook and said Im from the Greens, we want to phase ...


Opinion- Three ways Australia can lift annual targets to meet net zero

Opinion: The current global climate change commitment is now focused on national targets of net zero emissions by 2050. ...


Does exercise hold the key to a therapy for the ageing brain?

Exercise releases chemicals like endorphins and serotonin that improve your mood. ...


How a failed Olympic bid paved the way for Brisbane to secure the 2032 Olympic Games

An artist impression shows an imagined athletes' village built to house 15,000 people in Boondall, north of Brisbane. ...


The COVID-19 shock coming for Queensland more deaths in one week than in the pandemic thus far

From December 17 people from interstate COVID hotspots will be able to enter Queensland without the need to quarantine. ...


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Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

Over 40 nations chide China at UN for atrocities in Xinjiang

New York [US], October 23 (ANI): Over 40 Western countries have criticised China at the United Nations over the ongoing ...

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty won't play again in 2021

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty announced that she is skipping next month's WTA Finals and won't play again during the ...

ATP roundup: Jannik Sinner rolls into Antwerp semifinals

Top-seeded Jannik Sinner recorded 17 winners and committed just six unforced errors on Friday while knocking off Arthur Rinderknech of ...

T20 WC: Matches against Australia have always been full of fire, says South Africa skipper Bavuma

Abu Dhabi [India], October 23 (ANI): Ahead of their opening match in the ongoing T20 World Cup, South Africa skipper ...

England skipper Morgan 'hoping' to play T20 World Cup

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Ahead of England's opening match in the ongoing T20 World Cup, skipper Eoin Morgan said ...

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Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

To refinance after bankruptcy, Hertz files for IPO

WASHINGTON D.C.: Rental car company Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, emerging on 30th June, has filed ...

Stocks in Asia mixed to flat, Nikkei 225 does best, rising 96 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were little moved on Asian markets on Friday, although the tech sector showed some buoyancy."The ...

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China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...


Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...


For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...


Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...


First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...


Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...


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