Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Australia politics live: Greens in disarray over voice, Sydney Opera House to be lit up for Turkey and Syria | Australia news

Key events What is the hold up? Mark Butler: We can’t just put more money into the existing Medicare system. As you say it was designed for a very different health profile in the...

Two children killed after city bus drives into Montreal daycare center | Canada

Two children have died and six others were injured when a city bus ran into a daycare center in the Montreal suburb of Laval. The bus driver, a 51-year-old employee of the Laval municipality’s...

Refugees protest against plan to move them from London to Bedfordshire | Immigration and asylum

Dozens of asylum seekers have staged a protest inside a Greenwich hotel where they have been for 18 months, after being given just a few hours’ notice that they were due to be moved...

Jared O’Mara: ex-Labour MP found guilty of six counts of expenses fraud | UK news

The former Labour MP Jared O’Mara has been found guilty of making fraudulent expense claims to fund a “galloping” cocaine habit. O’Mara, 41, was an MP between 2017 and 2019 and was on trial...

Boris Johnson receives £2.5m sum as advance for speeches | Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has received £2.5m as an advance for speeches, meaning he has received earnings, hospitality and donations worth more than £5m over the last six months since leaving office. The former prime minister...

Biden delivers strong State of the Union speech to boost chances of 2024 re-run – live | US news

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature A tense exchange between Republican congressman George Santos and Republican senator Mitt Romney was caught on video last night as...

Peter Hollingworth hearing: complainant says secrecy ‘only serves to re-enforce harm’ | Australia news

An abuse survivor told a hearing to potentially defrock former Anglican archbishop and former Australian governor general Peter Hollingworth that the secrecy around the hearing “only serves to re-enforce the profound harm” to victims....

Wood burners in effect banned in new and refurbished homes in London | Air pollution

Wood burners have been in effect banned in new and refurbished buildings in London. New planning guidance announced by the mayor sets air pollution limits for home and office developments that would not be...

Turkey and Syria earthquake: what we know so far on day three | Turkey-Syria earthquake 2023

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said 8,754 people have been confirmed dead in Monday’s quake. The combined total, with 2,470 deaths recorded officially in Syria, has reached 11,224. Touring the stricken epicentre, Erdoğan...