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Four bushfires merge in Victoria into out-of-control blaze

Four bushfires merge in Victoria into out-of-control blaze

Homes at risk and residents told it’s too late to leave as winds fuel fire 65km east of MelbourneFour bushfires in Victoria’s east have joined into a raging blaze, putting lives and homes at risk as
‘You can track everything’: the parents who digitise their babies’ lives

‘You can track everything’: the parents who digitise their babies’ lives

Socks that record heart rate and cots that mimic the womb might promise parents peace of mind – but is the data given to tech firms a fair exchange?You don’t need to spend much time in the presence of
Police treatment of No Stone journalists ‘violates media freedoms’

Police treatment of No Stone journalists ‘violates media freedoms’

Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, who helped make documentary about Co Down murders, were arrested last yearTwo Northern Irish journalists arrested over the alleged theft of confidential documents
Saudi Arabia: detained women's rights activists to be put on trial

Saudi Arabia: detained women's rights activists to be put on trial

More than dozen arrested in 2018 and rights groups say some have been torturedSaudi women’s rights activists detained last year in a sweeping crackdown on campaigners will be put on trial, prosecutors
‘Not a life sentence’: Christopher Pyne plots next move after 26 years in parliament

‘Not a life sentence’: Christopher Pyne plots next move after 26 years in parliament

The ‘fixer’ intends to enter the world of business, and lists the advice he gave John Howard in 1993 as one of his big regretsRegrets, the retiring Christopher Pyne may have had a few, but one quickly
Donald Trump asks China to abolish tariffs on US farm produce

Donald Trump asks China to abolish tariffs on US farm produce

The US president says it is ‘very important for our farmers’ while adding that trade talks are ‘moving along nicely’Donald Trump has urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported
Rock’n’roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis suffers minor stroke

Rock’n’roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis suffers minor stroke

American musician, 83, expected to make full recovery, according to representativeRock’n’roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has suffered a minor stroke, a representative for the star has said.The
Malian jihadist leader said to have been killed by France is alive

Malian jihadist leader said to have been killed by France is alive

Amadou Koufa appears in video three months after French armed forces minister declared him ‘neutralised’ A senior jihadist leader in Mali whom France said it had killed last November survived the
Chlorine was used in attack on Syrian rebel town of Douma, watchdog says

Chlorine was used in attack on Syrian rebel town of Douma, watchdog says

Chemical weapons inspectors confirm gas cylinders were fired at a housing block in the deadly assault in April 2018The world’s chemical weapons watchdog has said that chlorine was used against the
Oakland teachers reach tentative deal to end week-long strike

Oakland teachers reach tentative deal to end week-long strike

The city’s 3,000 teachers walked off the job to demand higher pay, smaller classes and more school resourcesStriking teachers in Oakland, California, reached a contract agreement Friday with district
Former Melbourne bikie leader Amad Malkoun injured in Athens car blast

Former Melbourne bikie leader Amad Malkoun injured in Athens car blast

Authorities believe bomb attack might have been carried out by an organised crime gangThe former Melbourne bikie leader Amad “Jay” Malkoun has been seriously injured in an apparent car bomb attack in
The medevac bill is law: what does that mean for ailing offshore refugees?

The medevac bill is law: what does that mean for ailing offshore refugees?

A diversion to Christmas Island, a change of law on Nauru and other complications may hinder the ability to provide careWhen the medevac bill – which on Friday became law – passed parliament, it was
Canada approves Huawei extradition process, sparking ire from China

Canada approves Huawei extradition process, sparking ire from China

China has demanded the release of Meng Wanzhou, the company’s chief financial officer, who is in Vancouver under house arrestCanada has approved extradition proceedings against the chief financial
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at four school strikes in a week – video

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at four school strikes in a week – video

Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has criss-crossed the continent speaking at rallies in four countries in just eight days in a bid to spur politicians into action. She also made a
Barnier 'working on legal add-on' to Brexit deal to help May

Barnier 'working on legal add-on' to Brexit deal to help May

EU negotiator frustrated at UK demands over Irish backstop but is considering adjunct to deal Michel Barnier has told EU ambassadors that he is having to repeatedly rebut British demands for a time
‘It looked prehistoric’: angler describes fish that resembled creature from Alien

‘It looked prehistoric’: angler describes fish that resembled creature from Alien

Rare mud-dwelling fish, with sharp teeth and no eyes, is believed to be a worm goby, but is not dangerousAn Australian fisherman, who captured a rare, unsettling fish that resembled a creature from
Stansted reopens after aborted takeoff closed runway

Stansted reopens after aborted takeoff closed runway

Passengers describe ‘huge bang’ followed by evacuation of Vienna-bound flight Flights were temporarily suspended at Stansted airport after an aborted takeoff by a Vienna-bound plane on Friday
Coalition is struggling to handle the heat of its own bonfire |Katharine Murphy

Coalition is struggling to handle the heat of its own bonfire |Katharine Murphy

The party finds itself caught up in contradictions in its rushed measures to tackle climate changeWe’ll get to the politics of Scott Morrison’s attempted reposition on climate change this week
Easter Island looks for help to save statues from 'leprosy'

Easter Island looks for help to save statues from 'leprosy'

White spots eating away at the sculptures are softening them to a clay-like consistency and deforming their features Within a century the emblematic stone figures that guard remote Easter Island could
Académie Française allows feminisation of job titles

Académie Française allows feminisation of job titles

French language guardians overturn centuries-old ban on trade and professional names Female researchers, authors and firefighters in France could soon be known as chercheuses, autrices and