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All-rounder Nat Sciver says England are feeling "a bit more calm" now after initial frustrations with the strict coronavirus protocols in place upon their arrival in Australia ahead of the Women's Ashes.Sciver knows Australia well having played in the WBBL for Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Stars but even she took a while to settle in with the tight restrictions.
Rather than shying away from huge expectations, Spanish prodigy Carlos Alcaraz has set himself a lofty goal as he eyes a run deep into the Australian Open.The 18-year-old, who has been dubbed the next Rafael Nadal, wants to break into the world's top 15 by the end of 2022.
"Blue carbon" is among a range of new options that can earn credits in Australia's voluntary carbon market.Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor announced on Tuesday that farmers, businesses and industries can benefit from the new methods of offsetting carbon emissions, as part of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
While COVID-19 cases numbers have "stabilised" in NSW, the state's chief health officer is again stressing the importance of vaccine boosters as the outbreak death toll climbs.NSW reported 29,830 cases reported on Tuesday, with just under half diagnosed from antigen tests.
Wall Street's main indexes have fallen as big technology stocks were slammed by rising Treasury yields while Goldman Sachs led declines among banks after posting its quarterly profit below expectations.Two-year Treasury yields, which track short-term rate expectations, crossed 1.
Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has given a Nazi salute as he arrived in court for a parole hearing that will decide if he should be released after spending more than a decade behind bars.Breivik killed 77 people in Norway's worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev has appeared for the first time since unrest rocked the republic this month, saying in a video address there was no conflict among the country's elite.Nazarbayev, who ruled the oil-producing country for three decades, said he had remained in Kazakhstan during the worst violence in the country's post-Soviet history.
All the homes on one of Tonga's small outer islands were destroyed in the massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, with three people so far confirmed dead, the government says in its first update since the disaster hit.With communications severely hampered by an undersea cable being severed, information on the scale of the devastation after Saturday's eruption - causing waves up to 15 metres high - has so far mostly come from reconnaissance aircraft.
Teen sensation Emma Raducanu has shrugged off an indifferent run of form to fight past fellow US Open champion Sloane Stephens in three sets and reach the second round in her debut Australian Open.Raducanu, 19, has struggled since her breakthrough at Flushing Meadows last year and her first-round clash with Stephens proved a rollercoaster before the Englishwoman prevailed 6-0 2-6 6-1 for her first win of 2022.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied an accusation by his former adviser that he had lied to parliament about a lockdown party, saying that nobody had warned him the "bring your own booze" gathering might contravene COVID-19 rules.Johnson faces the gravest crisis of his tenure after revelations about gatherings during COVID-19 lockdowns, some when British people could not even bid farewell in person to dying relatives and the Queen was mourning her husband.
The Adelaide 36ers ambushed the ladder-leading Perth Wildcats early before surviving a stiff second-half challenge to prevail 87-74 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.Playing their first NBL game in 31 days following multiple fixture postponements due to COVID-19, the Sixers showed minimal signs of rust on Tuesday night, paving their path to victory through a dynamic start when they stormed ahead by 28 points in the second quarter.
Tonga's government has confirmed three fatalities in its first official update since Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami, and says the evacuation of some outlying islands has begun after the destruction of homes, including an entire village on Mango island.In a statement on Tuesday, the prime minister's office confirmed the deaths of a 65-year-old woman on Mango Island and a 49-year-old man on Nomuka Island, in addition to a British national.
Keeping "positive vibes" has proved the trick for Alex de Minaur in overcoming an early scare to beat Lorenzo Musetti in four sets and book his ticket to the Australian Open second round.De Minaur has relished his return to Australian soil after a COVID-19 affected 2021, and showed his maturity, recovering from a set down to beat the Italian 3-6 6-3 6-0 6-3.
The husband of a charity worker who died in a tsunami that swept through Tonga is "guilt-ridden" over the tragedy, his wife's family have said.Angela Glover, from Brighton, died trying to save her dogs after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific islands on Saturday.
Nick Kyrgios has produced a typically lively display on return from a bout of COVID-19 to set up a blockbuster Australian Open second-round clash with tournament favourite Daniil Medvedev.Less than a fortnight after testing positive to the virus, Kyrgios put some spark into a previously subdued Melbourne Park with a 6-4 6-4 6-3 first-round win over British qualifier Liam Broady on Tuesday night.
A controversial Marco Urena penalty proved the difference as the Central Coast Mariners sealed their first FFA Cup final spot with a 1-0 win over Sydney FC at Kogarah Oval.After almost a month off due to COVID-19 postponements, the Mariners sealed victory in the 82nd minute when Urena fired past Andrew Redmayne for the winner.
Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola of Malta has been elected president of the European Union's parliament, taking over for a 2 1/2-year term following the death of Socialist David Sassoli last week.Metsola is only the third woman elected to the post and at age of 43 she is the European Parliament's youngest president.
Hong Kong has ordered a cull of 2000 hamsters and warned pet owners not to kiss animals after a new cluster of COVID-19 cases was traced to a pet shop.The outbreak of Delta variant cases in humans linked to the shop worker prompted tests on hundreds of animals, with 11 hamsters showing up positive.
Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has given a Nazi salute as he entered court for a parole hearing that will decide if he should be released after spending more than a decade behind bars.Breivik, a far-right extremist, killed 77 people in Norway's worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
The Chinese city of Tianjin has reported fewer COVID-19 cases after conducting mass testing and locking down some areas to curb the highly transmissible Omicron variant.Tianjin, a key port in northern China, reported 18 domestically transmitted cases with confirmed symptoms for Monday, National Health Commission (NHC) data showed on Tuesday.