Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
A man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault after an egg was allegedly thrown in the direction of the King during a walkabout.Bedfordshire Police said the suspect, in his 20s, is in custody for questioning after being arrested in St George's Square in Luton on Tuesday.
Prince Harry and Associated Newspapers, one of the United Kingdom's biggest media publishers, have agreed a temporary pause in his libel claim to try to settle the case, London's High Court has heard.The Duke of Sussex sued the publisher in February over an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper which alleged he tried to keep secret details of his legal fight with the UK's interior ministry to reinstate his police protection.
Albanian opposition leader Sali Berisha has been punched in the face by a male bystander as he led a crowd of his party's supporters to central Tirana for anti-government protests taking place metres away from the venue of a European Union summit.Thousands of opposition supporters gathered in the city on Tuesday as Albania hosts its first EU-Balkans summit, attended by leaders of EU member states, to protest against the government of Prime Minister Edi Rama and demand early elections.
The mixed-gender Hopman Cup team tournament will make a return in 2023 after losing its New Year slot on the tennis calendar, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has said.However the tournament, named after Australian great Harry Hopman and held in Perth for three decades, will move to Europe with the next edition played in Nice, France from July 19-23.
Chinese residents are rushing to snap up COVID-19 antigen kits and medicines for fevers and colds as the country's recent easing of prevention measures triggers widespread concern among the public they could now catch the virus.Online medicine platforms, pharmacies and drug makers have in recent days reported surging sales, with JD Health saying sales of antigen test kits jumped 344 per cent in the week to December 4 compared with the previous week.
Malaysia's new Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim says he is reviewing government projects worth billions of dollars approved by his predecessor Muhyiddin Yassin as they did not follow the rules.The remarks come at a time when graft has become a major issue, with former prime minister Najib Razak jailed this year over the looting of billions of dollars from state fund 1MDB after a prosecution following his loss in a 2018 election.
Countries are gathering in Montreal for a key United Nations nature conference aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what's left of earth's wildlife and natural spaces.Negotiators hope the two-week summit, known as COP15, yields a deal that ensures there is more "nature" - animals, plants and healthy ecosystems - in 2030 than what exists now.
People in China's capital Beijing are allowed to enter parks, supermarkets, offices and airports without showing proof of a negative COVID-19 test as measures ease across the nation in the wake of historic protests."Beijing readies itself for life again" read a headline in the government-owned China Daily newspaper, adding that people were "gradually embracing" their new-found freedoms.
Australians could see their parcels delivered more quietly and with less environmental impact following a $20.1 million investment in building the country's largest fleet of electric trucks.
A cyclist was so scared as Shelley Anne Alabaster revved her 4WD while pursuing him that he started dry-retching.However, Alabaster was on Tuesday immediately released on parole after the cyclist pleaded for his tormentor to be shown compassion in an "extraordinary" statement.
England coach Eddie Jones has been fired less than a year out from the Rugby World Cup.Jones was fired after seven years in charge of the national team.
Insurance company staff will meet face-to-face with flood-battered NSW locals as they begin the work of processing thousands of damage claims.Representatives will be on the ground in Eugowra and Forbes from next week, holding community information sessions as well as in-person meetings.
Every NSW school should have an all-gendered bathroom and reference diverse genders and sexualities in sex education classes, a new report recommends.The NSW Advocate for Children and Young People has also called for all teachers, including those at independent and Catholic schools, to receive LGBTQI inclusion training.
After losing his own race to return early from a ruptured achilles tendon, Christian Welch fears for the four Wallabies chasing next year's Rugby World Cup after suffering a similar injury.Going down in round one, the 2022 Melbourne co-captain targeted a comeback in time for the Storm's NRL finals campaign some six months later.
Assistant NSW police commissioner Anthony Crandell has told a landmark inquiry about 20 gay men were violently bashed every day for a period spanning more than four decades.The special commission of inquiry, in its second block of hearings, is probing the police approach to suspected hate crimes against LGBTQI people between 1970 and 2010.
2-magnitude earthquake has rattled Indonesia's Bali and Java islands, the country's geophysics agency says.The quake occurred off the southern coast of East Java province, at a depth of 10 kilometres and 305 kilometres southwest of Denpasar, Bali, the agency said, adding that it was not expected to trigger a tsunami.
The effectiveness of shark nets has again been questioned after two hammerheads were filmed inside the barrier at Australia's most famous beach. Read more here.
Tasmania's government has doubled down on support for a cable car "solution" running to the top of Hobart's rugged mountain, despite the latest proposal seemingly reaching a dead end.The Mount Wellington Cableway Company's controversial plan included building a new centre at the top of kunanyi/Mt Wellington and a two-car, three-tower cable car.
The memory of Alexis Parkes pleading for help from her burning house still haunts neighbour Michael Kramarenko.Fighting back tears, Mr Kramarenko told Brisbane Supreme Court that Ms Parkes came to the window when he ran over to her Chermside residence in February 2020 before the fire spread.
Australia risks being left behind in the race for global investment in renewable energy which could unlock a manufacturing boom.The warning has been sounded by the Australian Hydrogen Council, which says greater national co-ordination between governments is needed to incentivise production and open up export markets.