Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

BA cancels more than 1,000 summer flights from Heathrow and Gatwick | British Airways

British Airways is to cancel more than 1,000 additional flights this summer from Heathrow and Gatwick as staff shortages continue to affect its operations. More than 100,000 travellers planning to visit popular holiday destinations...

Villagers massacred in western Ethiopia, says state-appointed body | Ethiopia

An unknown number of villagers have been killed in an ethnically motivated massacre in western Ethiopia, the country’s state-appointed rights body said, as federal forces attempt to stabilise the area following a mass killing...

Boris Johnson urged to ‘own up to his web of lies’ after No 10 accused of not telling truth about Pincher – live | Politics

Johnson ‘refused to act then lied about what he knew’, says Labour following latest Pincher revelation Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, says that in the light of Simon McDonald’s letter it is now obvious...

UK new car sales fall to lowest level in June since 1996 amid chip shortages | Automotive industry

New car sales in the UK fell by almost a quarter last month, the worst June since 1996, as global chip shortages hammered the industry, according to industry figures. Global shortages of components such...

Greater glider now endangered as logging, bushfires and global heating hit numbers | Endangered species

One of the world’s biggest gliding mammals – the once common Greater glider – has been pushed closer to extinction and is now officially endangered. The cat-sized gliding marsupial has been moved from vulnerable...

Queensland police arrest 12 members of religious group over death of eight-year-old Elizabeth Rose Struhs | Queensland

Twelve members of a religious group in Toowoomba have been arrested after the death of an eight-year-old girl, who Queensland police say was allegedly denied life-saving medication in the belief she would be healed...

Russia-Ukraine war live news: Russian forces targeting Donetsk cities next, Luhansk governor warns | Ukraine

Russian forces targeting Donetsk cities next, Luhansk governor warns Russian forces will target the eastern Donetsk cities of Sloviansk and Bakhmut next, the governor of the neighbouring province of Luhansk has warned. President Vladimir...

Sydney flood levels could exceed recent records as NSW premier warns crisis ‘far from over’ | New South Wales

More than 150 flood evacuation orders and warnings affecting 50,000 people were in place across New South Wales on Tuesday, with the wild weather lashing Sydney forecast to head farther north. Emergency services crews...

Anti-abortion group claims SA politicians pledged to ‘take forward’ bill reversing new medical laws | South Australian politics

The anti-abortion group at the centre of a storm claims parliamentarians from both sides have promised to try to “turn this tide back” on South Australia’s new abortion laws. Joanna Howe of Enid Lyons...