Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Liberal moderate Bridget Archer says she will ‘potentially’ seek party’s deputy leadership | Australian election 2022

Moderate Liberal Bridget Archer says she will “potentially” put her hand up to be deputy leader of the party as part of an effort to stop the former government lurching to the right as...

Market response to Australia’s new Labor government will be ‘muted’, economists say | Australian economy

Labor’s incoming government faces a number of economic problems from rising inflation to slowing economic growth, but economists and ratings agencies say those potential storms can be weathered and markets will take it in...

Racism in UK maternity care risks safety of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity women – study | Race

Systemic racism within UK maternity care is risking the safety of people from Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity backgrounds, often with devastating consequences, according to a report by the childbirth charity Birthrights. More than...

Australia news live update: Anthony Albanese takes charge as Labor inches towards majority government | Australia news

Ardern and Albanese to talk deportations From AAP: New Zealand is eyeing an improved relationship with Australia after the election of Anthony Albanese. Jacinda Ardern says she will use soon-to-be-arranged talks with the new...

Police warn against vigilante action against duckling hit-and-run driver | Wildlife

Police have urged the public against any vigilante actions after the registration of a driver who allegedly ran over a brood of ducklings was published online. Staffordshire police confirmed it is investigating a Facebook...

UK to announce more monkeypox cases as efforts ramp up to contain outbreak | Monkeypox

Public health officials are to announce more UK monkeypox cases on Monday, as efforts ramp up to contain the first multinational outbreak of the virus that has led to cases in at least 14...

Group invades Cannes red carpet to highlight violence towards women | Cannes 2022

Protests about women’s safety have taken place at the Cannes film festival for the second time in a matter of days, after a group invaded the red carpet at a premiere of a film...

Evidence of UK’s child mental health crisis is stark and compelling | Mental health

Britain’s children are becoming unhappier, more anxious, more depressed, and more likely to self-harm, suffer from an eating disorder or have suicidal thoughts. Addressing that sobering reality is a challenge not only for the...

Ukraine rules out any ceasefire deal that involves ceding territory to Russia | Ukraine

Ukraine has said it will not agree to any ceasefire deal that would involve handing over territory to Russia, as Moscow intensified its attack in the eastern Donbas region on Sunday. “The war must...