Tagged: Breaking News

ACT cannabis laws ‘will of the people’ 0

ACT cannabis laws ‘will of the people’

The ACT attorney-general has told his federal counterpart any moves to overturn the capital’s new cannabis laws would be of “deep concern”.

Consumer confidence slides lower: ANZ 0

Consumer confidence slides lower: ANZ

Consumer confidence has fallen for the second week in a row according to an ANZ survey that also recorded a slump in the number of people who thought it was a good time to buy a major household item.

Lambie tight-lipped on refugee law repeal 0

Lambie tight-lipped on refugee law repeal

Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie is refusing to be drawn on where her crucial vote for refugee medical evacuation laws will go.

Former RBA board member Fagg joins NAB 0

Former RBA board member Fagg joins NAB

NAB has appointed former Reserve Bank board member Kathryn Fagg as a non-executive director, with the Boral chairman saying she wants to help rebuild trust in the lender.

13 police dead in Mexican cartel attack 0

13 police dead in Mexican cartel attack

More than a dozen police have been shot dead in an ambush in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, authorities said on Monday.

New IAAF rules for transgender athletes 0

New IAAF rules for transgender athletes

Transgender female athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Climate protesters face arrest in London 0

Climate protesters face arrest in London

Climate change activists who have spent the past week disrupting London commutes and business with their demonstrations have been told they face arrest unless they immediately cease their protests.

Poland’s governing party wins election 0

Poland’s governing party wins election

The governing conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) won Poland’s parliamentary election with the best result any party has reached since 1989, but it lost control over the Senate, which will make passing their legislative agenda more difficult.

Queen opens new UK parliament session 0

Queen opens new UK parliament session

The priority of Britain’s government is to leave the European Union on October 31, Queen Elizabeth says, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s program for a country deeply divided over Brexit.