Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Clive Whyte told police it looked like he was the culprit when his neighbour was killed, and now a jury has found him guilty of murder.Martin Bebbington was on the phone to emergency services when he was fatally stabbed inside his Alexandra home, in Victoria's northeast, weeks before Christmas in 2020.
At least 45 Australian Defence Force personnel died from suicide after training to deal with being captured, interrogated and tortured, an inquiry has been told.But the force is yet to investigate whether the training had been a direct trigger for the deaths.
Security guards working in Victoria's hotel quarantine system were often left confused by inconsistent instructions and varying procedures, a court has been told.The Department of Health, which ran the program between March and July 2020, has been charged by WorkSafe with 58 breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Cooper Harvey wants to make his own name at North Melbourne and will likely shun any opportunity to wear his famous father Brent's number.The 18-year-old became the fourth father-son selection on the Kangaroos' list when he was taken with pick 56 in the AFL Draft on Tuesday night.
A decision by Rangers to pull the plug on an Old Firm soccer clash in Sydney earlier this year has seen the Scottish club sued for millions of dollars.Sports promoters TEG Live and Left Field Live are seeking more than $4.
Monty Williams has not forgotten about Jock Landale.The Phoenix coach says the "annoying" Australian exceeded expectations in a brilliant start at the Suns, even though the player now finds himself back on the end of the bench.
Australia's banking sector will be more susceptible to big economic shocks as a result of lending losses from climate change, a new analysis suggests.The banking watchdog has been working with the banks to assess how climate risks will affect the nation's financial institutions.
A pilot suffered non-life threatening injuries when his helicopter crashed through the roof of a Melbourne home.The crash happened at Mentone in the city's southeast on Wednesday at about 1pm.
Spirit of Tasmania ferry operator TT-Line has appealed a court ruling that found them guilty of animal welfare law breaches over the deaths of 16 polo ponies.The horses, which travelled in a converted shipping container, died during a voyage across Bass Strait from Devonport in Tasmania to Melbourne on the night of January 28, 2018.
Victoria is being urged to follow the lead of NSW and withdraw millions of dollars worth of fines for breaking COVID-19 rules.Community legal centres YouthLaw and Inner Melbourne Community Legal say disadvantaged Victorians bore the brunt of 30,000 fines handed out while the state was under public health orders.
NSW Treasurer Matt Kean has fired shots at the Liberals' "party processes", saying its record on gender diversity is poor.His comments come after Roads Minister Natalie Ward failed to win a preselection contest in the northern Sydney seat of Davidson against former premier Mike Baird's ex-staffer Matt Cross earlier this week.
Cases of vaccine-resistant pneumonia are increasing despite the jab being included in routine childhood immunisations.A national study by the University of NSW and other research centres found the majority of 779 children admitted to hospital with pneumonia had been fully vaccinated.
"If you'll forgive me, I have this vague hope of achieving some sort of political immortality."So said Tony Abbott at the unveiling of the ex-prime minister's portrait by former newspaper cartoonist Johannes Leak at Parliament House in Canberra.
The dramas of the past were well and truly put to bed on Wednesday as Justin Langer embarked on a hug-fest with his former charges ahead of the first Test against West Indies.The ghosts of Langer's messy departure as Australia coach resurfaced last week following the airing of a podcast in which he expressed his frustration at how things panned out.
Asian shares have wobbled as investors remained cautious about China's path to reopening its economy after it released disappointing manufacturing data, with China and Hong Kong stocks wiping out strong gains from the previous day.MSCI's gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan was up 0.
A parliamentary inquiry into food security has been told Australian producers need to become more resilient as natural disasters and climate change continue to cause havoc.In the first public hearing for the inquiry the head of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) said producers are already adapting to climate change.
Lawyers for former commando Heston Russell have questioned readers' "impression" of an article published by the ABC they say painted him as a war criminal.The article, published in November 2021, included claims of an investigation into an Australian platoon operating in Afghanistan as well as allegations by a US marine he indirectly witnessed Australian soldiers executing a hogtied prisoner.
Down on form but feeling upbeat, Minjee Lee is promising one last push as she eyes an elusive first Australian Open triumph to cap the most magnificent year of her career yet.With three missed cuts, and a tie for 33rd Lee's best result from her past seven starts, the world No.
A pregnant woman has suffered a heart attack after a teenage boy allegedly threw a rock at her in Perth's southern suburbs.Police allege the boy, 17, threw a rock at a car during a dispute in a shopping centre car park at Karawara on Tuesday night.
A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases has made her first court appearance in New Zealand.The 42-year-old has been charged with two counts of murder.