Australia’s most senior unionist draws big crowd to Hobart May Day rally

Australia’s most senior unionist draws big crowd to Hobart May Day rally

Updated April 29, 2018 15:48:51 Photo: The ACTU Secretary Sally McManus has led hundreds of unionists on a march through Hobart’s CBD promising a bigger fight on workers’ rights. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Privatising access to Australia’: Senator slams automation of simple visa applications The ACTU Secretary Sally McManus has …

Wallaroos to share limelight with Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night in hope women’s Test will help boost crowd

Wallaroos to share limelight with Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night in hope women’s Test will help boost crowd

Posted April 24, 2018 18:20:25 Photo: For the first time, this year the Wallaroos will receive Test match payments. (Facebook: Qantas Wallabies) Related Story: Australian rugby announces improved pay deal, women’s sevens among the winners Related Story: Wallaroos selected for Women’s Rugby World Cup It is one of the biggest …

At least 9 dead, 16 injured after van hits crowd in Toronto

At least 9 dead, 16 injured after van hits crowd in Toronto

Updated April 24, 2018 08:00:16 Video: Video from the scene shows a dramatic standoff between the suspected van driver and police. (ABC News) Canadian police say nine people are dead and 16 are injured after a van mounted the kerb and hit a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto. Key points: …

Facial recognition technology spots wanted man in crowd of 60,000 Chinese concert-goers

Facial recognition technology spots wanted man in crowd of 60,000 Chinese concert-goers

Posted April 17, 2018 18:48:57 Photo: China is betting big on facial recognition as a way to control its citizens, with police to be issued with smartglasses (Reuters: Thomas Peter) Related Story: Chinese authorities use facial recognition, public shaming to crack down on crime Related Story: Facebook facing class action …

Commonwealth Games: Australian athletes blown away by Gold Coast crowd support – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australian athletes blown away by Gold Coast crowd support – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 09, 2018 19:02:41 Photo: Crowds have supported Australian athletes and many of the international underdogs. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Morgan Mitchell is bubbly at the best of times but even she could not contain her excitement about the reception she received competing in front of roaring Australian spectators at …

Several dead in Germany’s Muenster after man drives van into crowd outside restaurant

Several dead in Germany’s Muenster after man drives van into crowd outside restaurant

Updated April 08, 2018 05:09:08 Photo: Police said about 30 people were injured. (AP: DPA) A man has driven a van into a group of people sitting outside a restaurant in the old city centre of Muenster in Germany, killing at least two of them before taking his own life, …

Several dead, around 30 injured in Germany after vehicle crashes into crowd

Several dead, around 30 injured in Germany after vehicle crashes into crowd

Updated April 08, 2018 01:42:00 Photo: Police said about 30 people were injured. (AP: DPA) A vehicle has crashed into a group of people in the western German city of Muenster, killing several and injuring others. German police said “several” were dead including the driver, who had shot himself. A …

Several dead, around 30 injured in Germany after car drives into crowd

Several dead, around 30 injured in Germany after car drives into crowd

Updated April 08, 2018 01:19:14 Photo: Police said about 30 people were injured. (AP: DPA) A car has driven into a group of people in the western German city of Muenster, killing several and injuring others. “There are several dead, probably including the suspect,” a German police spokeswoman said. German …

Dragons maintain unbeaten start, Malcolm Turnbull in crowd as Roosters down Sharks

Dragons maintain unbeaten start, Malcolm Turnbull in crowd as Roosters down Sharks

Posted April 07, 2018 11:02:07 Photo: Tariq Sims has not been shy about his desire to play State of Origin after his good form for the unbeaten Dragons. (AAP: Daniel Munoz) Tariq Sims is not shy about expressing his State of Origin ambitions and after building a reputation as one …

14 dead after car bomb rips through crowd at Afghan wrestling match

14 dead after car bomb rips through crowd at Afghan wrestling match

Updated March 24, 2018 11:15:38 Video: Fifteen people killed and dozens injured in Afghan car bomb attack (ABC News) A car bomb has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more who had gathered to watch a wrestling match in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Key points: Driver detonated bomb …