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The Brisbane Lions have made a winning start to life without All-Australian defender Kate Lutkins in style, defeating Carlton by 35 points in Tuesday's AFLW clash on the Gold Coast.4 (28) win over the Blues at Metricon Stadium in the premiers' first match without the injured Lutkins in the club's history.
Ash Barty has continued her red-hot start to the summer by marching into the Australian Open semi-finals at Melbourne Park.1 is still yet to drop a set at the year's first grand slam after seeing off 21st seed Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-0 in just over an hour on Monday night.
Pakistan has a woman on its highest court for the first time.Ayesha Malik's swearing-in as a justice on Pakistan's Supreme Court was a landmark moment for the Islamic nation where women often struggle to get justice, especially in cases involving sexual assault.
Former Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge is facing a third quarantine stint in the space of three months after being among the Perth Glory players to contract COVID-19.Wednesday night's A-League Men clash with Macarthur FC was called off after a number of Glory players were struck down by the virus.
The Kremlin says Washington's actions and statements around Ukraine are escalating tensions and Russia is watching with great concern after the United States put 8500 troops on alert to be ready to deploy to Europe if needed.NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as Western "hysteria" in response to its build-up of troops on the Ukraine border.
Long-serving St John Ambulance volunteer Valmai Dempsey is the 2022 Senior Australian of the Year.The ACT woman has been recognised for her efforts responding to the Black Summer bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic.
Clive Palmer's defamation lawsuit against the WA premier set to begin next week has been delayed, but Mark McGowan will have to attend in person when he takes the stand.It comes after an application for Mr McGowan and Attorney-General John Quigley to give evidence remotely after the extension of the state's hard border measures.
A young Sydney doctor who founded a mobile medical service to help the homeless is the 2022 Young Australian of the Year.Daniel Nour, 26, from Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital established Street Side Medics in August 2020 and received his award at a ceremony on Canberra on Tuesday.
Rescue crews have forged ahead with efforts to clear major throughways in and around Istanbul that were clogged by a massive snow storm that hit the megacity and left countless people and vehicles stranded overnight in below-freezing conditions.Roads in the city came to a standstill on Monday after the storm pounded Istanbul, a city of 16 million people that straddles the European and Asian continents, accumulating almost 80 centimetres of snow in some areas.
Recovered alcoholic and Sober in the Country founder Shanna Whan is Australia's Local Hero for 2022.The 47-year-old from the northern NSW regional centre of Narrabri nearly died from her addiction in 2015 before getting sober and focusing on supporting others.
Hong Kong expanded a partial lockdown and tightened pandemic restrictions after more than 200 cases of COVID-19 were discovered at a public housing estate.Hong Kong has already suspended many overseas flights and requires arrivals be quarantined, similar to mainland China's "zero-tolerance" approach to the virus that has placed millions under lockdowns and mandates mask wearing, rigorous case tracing and mass testing.
NSW arresting officers displayed "shortcomings" in their decisions after their fellow officer was stabbed by an accused child sex offender who was then shot dead, a coroner has found.Nick Newman, 33, died from seven shots fired by Detective Senior Constables Tim Carey and Ben Anderson at the Maroubra Junction Hotel on January 26, 2018.
An Israeli government advisory panel has recommended offering a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose to all adults, on condition that at least five months have passed since they received the third or recovered from the illness, the health ministry says.Implementation of the measure, which would significantly expand eligibility now limited to the over-60s and other high-risk groups, is subject to approval by the ministry's director-general.
A man has been arrested for a string of offences including rape with police alleging he used his job as a taxi driver to exploit women in Queensland's northwest.Detectives have charged the 56 year old with serious domestic violence offences after a three-month investigation in Mount Isa.
The chaotic Nick Kyrgios-Thanasi Kokkinakis double act keeps rolling on with the 'Special Ks' storming into the Australian Open semi-finals.The dynamic Australian duo again lit up a packed and rowdy Kia Arena, taking down sixth seeds Tim Puetz and Michael Venus 7-5 3-6 6-3.
Police are on the hunt for a suspected firebug following four grass and bushland fires on Victoria's coastline.Investigators are treating four fires in the Wonthaggi area as suspicious and say it is lucky no one has been injured or structures damaged by fire.
The Socceroos have turned to the scene of several of their greatest triumphs, Stadium Australia, for their crunch World Cup qualifier against Japan on March 24.Australia -- who haven't beaten Japan since 2009 and lost the away qualifier 2-1 in Saitama in October -- will hope a bumper crowd in their first game at Stadium Australia in four years can help clear a crucial hurdle on their road to Qatar 2022.
An accused murderer who says he stumbled upon his beloved girlfriend with multiple stab wounds on New Year's Eve drank several beers instead of calling for help, a jury has been toldProsecutor David Scully asked the NSW Supreme Court jury in Petero Baleinapuka's trial to disregard his version of events as "utterly implausible".The Crown in his closing address on Tuesday said there was a wealth of forensic evidence and detailed admissions made by the accused showing his "obvious ferocity".
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccinations in Australia at 1500 AEDT on Tuesday, January 25.* There have been 48,377,727 vaccine doses administered in the national COVID-19 rollout up to Monday, including 322,467 in the previous 24 hours.
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