China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea for the first time, US warns of consequences

China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea for the first time, US warns of consequences

Updated May 04, 2018 10:37:28 Photo: They would be the first Chinese missile deployments in the contested Spratly Islands. (China Ministry of National Defence) The United States has raised concerns with China over reports it installed its first ever missile systems in the South China Sea, warning there will be …

Ban on plastic straws has unintended consequences for people with disabilities who rely on them

Ban on plastic straws has unintended consequences for people with disabilities who rely on them

By Eden Faithfull Posted April 25, 2018 13:17:50 Photo: Plastic drinking straws are huge environmental problem. (Pexels) Plastic straws are in the sights of environmental campaigners, but the push to ban this simple product could have unintended consequences. Advocacy group The Last Straw already boasts a robust list of venues …

How Cyclone Alby 40 years ago caught WA off-guard, with deadly consequences

How Cyclone Alby 40 years ago caught WA off-guard, with deadly consequences

Updated April 04, 2018 09:36:43 Video: Looking back on Cyclone Alby four decades on (ABC News) Related Story: Cyclone Marcus has hit category five and is heading for Perth, but you don’t need to panic Forty years ago today, weather forecasters in WA could only watch as things began to …