North-west Brisbane transport woes could be solved by tunnel, bus network, study shows

North-west Brisbane transport woes could be solved by tunnel, bus network, study shows

The viability of a tunnel stretching nearly 12 kilometres from Bald Hills to Kedron and costing at least $9.5 billion is being investigated. Key points: A study has found congestion in the city’s north-west is costing $312 million per year The $10 million study was funded by the federal government Two tunnels and a bus network were costed … Read more

New York declares state of emergency over monkeypox l GMA – Good Morning America

New York declares state of emergency over monkeypox l GMA – Good Morning America

New York declares state of emergency over monkeypox l GMA  Good Morning America New York City declares monkeypox a public health emergency  CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News Monkeypox: New York city declares health emergency  CTV News Monkeypox Outbreak: How it spreads, who is at risk? | Latest English News | WION  WION New York City declares monkeypox a public-health emergency  Reuters … Read more

Victorian Liberals defend pre-selection of controversial candidate Moira Deeming

Victorian Liberals defend pre-selection of controversial candidate Moira Deeming

The Victorian Liberal Party has again defended its pre-selection of a controversial anti-abortion candidate after a former Liberal MP quit the party over the decision. Key points: Moira Deeming was selected to replace MP Bernie Finn, who was expelled from the Victorian Liberal Party Fromer MP Andrew Elsbury quit the party on Wednesday, saying his views no longer … Read more

73-year old conductor collapses and dies mid-performance at leading German opera…

73-year old conductor collapses and dies mid-performance at leading German opera…

25 July 2022, 11:15 | Updated: 25 July 2022, 12:08 Stefan Soltesz was conducting at the Bavarian State Opera when he collapsed at the podium during the first act. Picture: Getty Stefan Soltész is the fourth conductor to collapse during a performance at the Bavarian State Opera over the past century. Hungarian-born Austrian conductor, Stefan … Read more

‘Very happy’ dogs rescued from 12-metre mine shaft in Coober Pedy

‘Very happy’ dogs rescued from 12-metre mine shaft in Coober Pedy

Two dogs have been rescued after being discovered 12 metres down a mine shaft in outback South Australia. Key points: Two dogs were heard whining down a mine shaft in Coober Pedy The SES adapted its equipment to rescue them They ran toward nearby homes after being let off their leads A Coober Pedy resident heard … Read more

London Mayor warns of cuts to Tube and buses unless long-term funding deal is reached

London Mayor warns of cuts to Tube and buses unless long-term funding deal is reached

23 June 2022, 18:07 | Updated: 23 June 2022, 18:42 Sadiq Khan has accused the government of refusing to provide a ‘fair’ funding deal for Transport for London and said services could have to be placed in a state of ‘managed decline’. The Mayor of London warned Tube services could need to be cut by … Read more

Americans react to soaring gas prices – ABC News

Americans react to soaring gas prices – ABC News

Americans react to soaring gas prices  ABC News Gas prices hit $5 a gallon for the first time. 4 things to know  NPR Why Are Gas Prices So High?  HuffPost Several factors are converging to push gas prices higher  The Associated Press Gas prices are high now, but they’ve been worse before: Here’s when  The Hill View Full Coverage on … Read more

Platinum Jubilee: Crowds build ahead of Queen’s Pageant through London

Platinum Jubilee: Crowds build ahead of Queen’s Pageant through London

5 June 2022, 13:58 | Updated: 5 June 2022, 16:27 Footage of the Queen was broadcast along the side of the Queen’s Gold State Coach. Picture: Getty Crowds have been cheering wildly as the Platinum Jubilee Pageant makes its way through London, with the Queen appearing in Hologram form along the historic Gold State Coach. … Read more

Boy, 12, who doctors think is brain-dead should be tested to establish state, judge rules

Boy, 12, who doctors think is brain-dead should be tested to establish state, judge rules

13 May 2022, 19:32 | Updated: 13 May 2022, 20:23 Archie Battersbee, 12, 12, who’s mother Hollie Dance, 46, is at the centre of a High Court life-treatment dispute has urged a judge to give the youngster “more time”. Picture: Alamy A judge has backed testing to determine whether a 12-year-old boy who suffered “catastrophic” … Read more