World News

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Twist in Jack the Ripper murders

Twist in Jack the Ripper murders

For more than 100 years the world has been captivated by the case of Jack the Ripper. But a new twist sheds light on his victims.

China forces airline boss to resign

China forces airline boss to resign

Cathay Pacific has been under pressure to sack workers backing Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests. Now it’s cost its CEO his job.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Australian decision reduces PM to tears

Australian decision reduces PM to tears

The leader of one of Australia’s tiny neighbours has been brought to tears, with Australia being criticised for stalled efforts around climate change.

Aussie dad falls overboard on family cruise holiday

Aussie dad falls overboard on family cruise holiday

Tributes are flowing for a Sydney entrepreneur who died after he fell overboard on a cruise ship while holidaying with his wife and children.

Hero pilot lands plane in cornfield

Hero pilot lands plane in cornfield

A pilot is being dubbed a hero after landing a packed passenger plane in what is being called, Moscow’s version of the “Miracle on the Hudson”.

Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

China’s vow to conduct “necessary countermeasures” have sent markets sprawling overnight with warnings of a “countdown to recession.”

Thu 15 Aug 2019

‘She’s a joke’: Jacinda Ardern blasted

‘She’s a joke’: Jacinda Ardern blasted

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has drawn the ire of radio host Alan Jones, who labelled her a “joke” and a “complete clown” in an extraordinary rant.

UK's Labour aiming to halt no-deal Brexit

UK's Labour aiming to halt no-deal Brexit

UK's opposition Labour Party says it will table a no-confidence motion in Parliament and seek a temporary government in an effort to halt a no-deal Brexit.

FOUND: ‘Ancient’ shark is world’s oldest living vertebrate

FOUND: ‘Ancient’ shark is world’s oldest living vertebrate

Scientists who discovered a shark believed to be more than 500 years old claim the sea creature is the world’s oldest living vertebrate.

Satellite pictures reveal hidden threat

Satellite pictures reveal hidden threat

A satellite picture revealing military vehicles in formation in a Chinese stadium is being interpreted by some as a veiled threat against protesters.

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