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 2021-04-21 13:03 

The Australian

China issuing 'direct threat' a call for Australia to 'stand up' for itself...

Former Labor minister Stephen Conroy says the Chinese embassy's address to the National Press Club of Australia just "makes the case" for Australia to 'stand up" for its values and what it thinks is in the "national interest".&...

 2021-04-21 12:59 

The Australian

Brisbane locals graffiti statues in BLM markings despite Chauvin's guilty verdict...

Sky News host Paul Murray says someone in Brisbane didn't get the "memo" that Derek Chauvin had been convicted of all three charges relating to the death of George Floyd as they put Black Lives Matter graffiti all over statues in Fortitude Val...

 2021-04-21 12:51 

The Australian

Eddie endorses new president to stop divisive 'ghosts'...

Collingwood has appointed long-time board member Mark Korda as its new president....

 2021-04-21 12:31 

The Australian

Indonesia pleads for help as sub 'lost'...

Indonesia has appealed to Australia and Singapore to help it locate a submarine missing in the Lombok Strait with 53 people on board....

 2021-04-21 12:30 

The Australian

PM's $1bn bet on climate tech...

Scott Morrison will promote practical action and achievement over ambition at Joe Biden's climate change summit and will announce that next month's budget will pump more than $1bn into advancing low-emissions technologies....

 2021-04-21 12:30 

The Australian

Massive cash boost for key industry...

Low emissions technology could be cheaper in Australia under a plan to attract international investment in clean energy....

 2021-04-21 12:26 

The Australian

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 2021-04-21 12:21 

The Australian

'Beware the headline, look for the detail' in Andrews government's anti-vilification bill...

Sky News host Paul Murray says 'beware the headline' and "look for the detail" as the Victorian government's inquiry into anti-vilification provisions has been amended to criminalise attributes not traditionally regarded as hateful....

 2021-04-21 11:27 

The Australian

Uncertain future for Chad as slain leader's son takes power...

Chad woke up to an uncertain future on Wednesday as the son of slain president Idriss Deby Itno took charge following the death of his father, who had ruled the country with an iron fist for three decades....

 2021-04-21 11:27 

The Australian

Germany plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan by July 4...

Germany's defence ministry said on Wednesday it planned to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by early July, after the United States announced plans to pull out by September 11....

 2021-04-21 11:25 

The Australian

Ivorian soldier injured in attack on military camp: security source...

An Ivorian soldier was injured in an overnight attack on a military camp in the economic capital Abidjan that left three assailants dead, a security source said Wednesday....

 2021-04-21 11:24 

The Australian

Australia's COVID-19 response has been 'disproportionate from day one': Alan Jones...

Sky News Host Alan Jones says Australia's coronavirus response has been "disproportionate from day one" and in particular, the treatment of stranded Australians overseas is "a stain on the Morrison Government".";Unlike those in Canb...

 2021-04-21 11:23 

The Australian

'Make no mistake, our freedoms are being eroded, at every turn': Alan Jones...

Sky News host Alan Jones says Australia's freedoms are being "eroded at every turn" and we don't honour our ANZACs by standing by while all they fought for is stripped away."Anzac Day. My hope is that Australians remember why our men a...

 2021-04-21 11:22 

The Australian

Intellectual inquiry in 'really sad place' as Richard Dawkins cancelled by the left...

Sky News host Rowan Dean says Richard Dawkins getting cancelled for a tweet inviting discussion on identity politics was a sad reflection of society's capacity to engage in intellectual inquiry."What Dawkins said in his tweet was perfectly accepta...

 2021-04-21 11:20 

The Australian

'I don't swallow all this zero-emissions rubbish': Alan Jones...

Sky News host Alan Jones says he is "very pro-coal mining" and he doesn't "swallow all this zero-emissions rubbish"."I have campaigned for years in relation to this mob Shenhua, Chinese owned, on the Liverpool Plains. Not some of t...

 2021-04-21 11:20 

The Australian

Crowds at a footy game but restrictions on ANZAC day march is not 'rational'...

Sky News host Catherine McGregor says she finds no "rational explanation" that an ANZAC day march must be capped at 8,000 due to COVID-19 restrictions but a footy game is allowed to host 75,000 people."I have found it bewildering and I've ...

 2021-04-21 10:39 

The Australian

AMP Capital funds up in air as Ares plots play...

The AMP Capital property platform is coming under renewed pressure, with funds controlling about $12bn under threat even as US suitor Ares Management looks to forge ahead with a cash offer for all of AMP's $59bn private markets unit....

 2021-04-21 10:38 

The Australian

New hotel quarantine cases confirmed...

Two new cases of hotel quarantine-acquired COVID-19 have been confirmed in Western Australia, forcing guests who were previously in adjacent rooms to self-quarantine in the community....

 2021-04-21 10:37 

The Australian

Foreign Minister tears up Victoria's Belt and Road agreement with China...

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has torn up Victoria's Belt and Road agreements with China in the first use of new powers allowing the commonwealth to unilaterally veto deals it views as contrary to the national interest. Senator Payne cancelled four ag...

 2021-04-21 10:34 

The Australian

Ex-uni heads back new journal...

Two former university vice-chancellors are backing the new Journal of Controversial Ideas, to be launched by philosopher Peter Singer, which aims to allow researchers to publish freely without being intimidated by those who disagree with them....

 2021-04-21 10:32 

The Australian

Class action after a data breach...

Prominent Australian human rights lawyer George Newhouse is leading a class-action lawsuit against Service NSW after it allowed the personal information of 103,000 customers to be stolen by hackers in a phishing attack on employee email accounts....

 2021-04-21 10:31 

The Australian

Putin warns foreign rivals against 'crossing red line' with Russia...

President Vladimir Putin warned Russia's foreign rivals Wednesday against "crossing a red line" with Moscow, as he gave a state of the nation speech amid deep tensions with the West....

 2021-04-21 10:31 

The Australian

Vaccine passports place 'all of our freedoms under threat'...

Curtin Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Rocco Loiacono says "all of our freedoms are under threat" through the introduction of a vaccine passport."You are handing the government and the establishment the power to decide where you can go, where yo...

 2021-04-21 09:35 

The Australian

Watkins to leave CC Amatil as part of wider reshuffle...

Coca-Cola Amatil chief executive Alison Watkins will step down next month after the $9.8 billion takeover by global bottler Coca-Cola European Partners, with the entire CC Amatil board also resigning as its shares are delisted and three key executives fol...

 2021-04-21 09:33 

The Australian

Qantas shot down over pilot sacking...

Qantas has been dealt a significant court defeat in an age discrimination case brought by a pilot, in a setback for the airline's COVID recovery plans....

 2021-04-21 09:31 

The Australian

You know English? airline boss asked...

A judge has questioned one of Qantas's top executives over his understanding of English during two days of difficult testimony in the Federal Court....

 2021-04-21 09:29 

The Australian

Parents are the 'primary educators' of their children...

NSW One Nation Leader Mark Latham says his Parental Rights Bill affirms parents are the "primary educators" of their children and have a right to be "consulted" on matters pertaining to moral teaching and ethics."A lot of parents are q...

 2021-04-21 09:27 

The Australian

Russia aiming for herd immunity against virus by autumn: Putin...

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia is aiming for herd immunity against the coronavirus by autumn and hailed his country's development of three vaccines....

 2021-04-21 09:27 

The Australian

Caution rules as shares take a welcome breather...

A shares rollercoaster ride saw the local bourse stage a remarkable rebound after a sharp sell-off in response to renewed jitters in global markets over the pandemic....

 2021-04-21 09:25 

The Australian

'Delight' as Victoria Mountain Resort Wakes to Early Snow...

The resort town of Falls Creek, Victoria, woke to an early season snow-whitened landscape on April 21. A cold front had swept through the state on April 20, bringing rain and snow, the Bureau of Meteorology reported. This footage was captured at the Falls...

 2021-04-21 09:24 

The Australian

Child in 'serious incident' at tourist spot...

A child and an adult have been involved in a "serious incident" at a popular tourist spot north of Adelaide....

 2021-04-21 08:45 

The Australian

Judges to be trained on domestic violence...

Federal family law judges are set to receive training on domestic violence issues — including on recognising coercive control — as part of a push by the courts to better protect the safety of children and families....

 2021-04-21 08:43 

The Australian

History backs Bulldogs and Demons...

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick stressed this month that premierships are not won in April. But a bright start clearly does not hinder the prospects of a prospective premier....

 2021-04-21 08:37 

The Australian

Labour shortages rising in WA gold sector...

Labour shortages in WA's superheated resources industry are biting in the state's gold sector as well as for iron ore miners, according to Northern Star Resources chief executive Stuart Tonkin, with gold miners struggling to fill jobs and facing i...

 2021-04-21 08:32 

The Australian

PM likes to have a 'foot' in both camps on climate issue...

Sky News contributor Justin Smith says the prime minister is a "conman" when it comes to climate change that he likes to have a foot in the "green camp" but also "slag off" those who think climate change is real."I think that h...

 2021-04-21 08:31 

The Australian

Calls to relax border entry 'mad': McGowan...

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has slammed calls to loosen restrictions on international arrivals as "mad", amid a rise in returned overseas travellers infected with COVID-19....

 2021-04-21 08:29 

The Australian

'Glorification' of George Floyd by media and Democrats is 'a little off'...

What happened to George Floyd was "abhorrent" and a jury has found that it constituted murder, but the glorification of him by Democrats and the media is "a little bit off," according to Sky News host Rita Panahi.Derek Chauvin has been fou...

 2021-04-21 08:21 

The Australian

Allegro Funds deal with Japan Post to buy Toll unit...

Private equity firm Allegro has agreed to buy Toll Group's Global Express unit from Japan Post as it seeks to turnaround the struggling business and capitalise on an e-commerce boom....

 2021-04-21 07:50 

The Australian

Rioting was unfortunately 'contingent on the verdict' of Chauvin trial...

Former White House staffer Barbara Heineback says rioting in the United States was unfortunately "contingent upon the verdict" of Derek Chauvin's trial.Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all three charges against him over the death of black man...

 2021-04-21 07:50 

The Australian

Liverpool FC Owner Apologizes to Supporters Over Super League Plan...

Liverpool Football Club's principal owner, John W Henry, has apologized to supporters for the club's involvement in the proposed European Super League. In a video message posted on the club's Twitter on April 21, Henry says the "project pu...

 2021-04-21 07:48 

The Australian

New city towers on the horizon...

Property developer Mirvac is showing its faith in city office and development markets and has emerged as favourite to pick up the massive Treasury Square site in Melbourne's central business district....

 2021-04-21 07:46 

The Australian

Professor rebuked for doubts over Uighur abuse...

The chair of parliament's intelligence and security committee has blasted the head of Australia's top China-focused academic institution after she cast doubt over Chinese human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang....

 2021-04-21 07:40 

The Australian

Sombre mood as grieving Queen Elizabeth II turns 95...

Queen Elizabeth II turned 95 on Wednesday, just days after burying her late husband Prince Philip, in what will be her first birthday without him in more than seven decades....

 2021-04-21 07:40 

The Australian

Possible virus spread in Sydney hotel...

Health authorities are scrambling to trace the possible transmission of the South African strain of COVID-19 after three returned travellers who stayed at a Sydney hotel became infected....

 2021-04-21 07:39 

The Australian

Russian police detain Navalny activists before protests...

Russian police on Wednesday searched the Saint Petersburg offices of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and detained his top aide Lyubov Sobol, his allies said, ahead of nationwide protests in his support....

 2021-04-21 06:48 

The Australian

Govt's $540m green energy package not related to Biden climate summit: Stuart Robert...

Employment Minister Stuart Robert has denied the Morrison government's $540 million green energy announcement was strategic days out from US President Joe Biden's climate summit.The package will see the Morrison government spend $276 million in ac...

 2021-04-21 06:40 

The Australian

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia...

A coronavirus-infected airport staffer who cleaned planes from high-risk countries also worked on aircraft bound for Australia....

 2021-04-21 06:34 

The Australian

Keepers stunned by 'incredible' friendly jabiru...

Wildlife rescuers have been stunned by a friendly Black-necked Stork that makes itself at home in their kitchen every morning....

 2021-04-21 06:32 

The Australian

Brisbane's Gabba set for $1b upgrade pending Olympic bid...

Brisbane's Gabba is set to receive a $1 billion refurbishment pending whether the city wins the 2032 Olympic Games.Sky News host Peter Gleeson said July 22 is "D-Day for the Queensland bid" and the state is currently in "targeted dialogue ...

 2021-04-21 06:27 

The Australian

Victim of Tyrone May sex tape seeks damages...

A woman is seeking damages from NRL star Tyrone May for "psychological injury" after he illegally filmed her during sex....

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