EU votes for outdoor ban on common insecticide over danger to bees

EU votes for outdoor ban on common insecticide over danger to bees

Posted April 28, 2018 07:43:53 Photo: The move follows a number of studies linking the use of the insecticides to population declines in bees. (ABC Rural: Lara Webster) European Union countries have backed a proposal to ban all use outdoors of insecticides known as neonicotinoids that studies have shown can …

Killer mum Cara Lee Hall had paranoid delusions about children being in danger, court told

Killer mum Cara Lee Hall had paranoid delusions about children being in danger, court told

Updated April 27, 2018 17:39:38 Photo: Cara Lee Hall called triple-0 saying she killed her husband because he’d tried to kill their children. (Facebook: Cara Lee Hall) A psychiatrist has told WA’s Supreme Court a Perth woman was suffering “trauma-induced psychosis” when she fatally stabbed her husband before attacking her …

Sydney’s ‘danger spots’ for women mapped with new online tool

Sydney’s ‘danger spots’ for women mapped with new online tool

Updated April 17, 2018 05:23:12 Photo: Plan International’s safety map website for Sydney launched today. (Supplied: Plan International Australia) Related Story: Online map shows where women feel unsafe in Melbourne A new interactive map that allows women and girls to report incidences of harassment is being rolled out across Sydney …

Russia says Syria chemical attack staged, calls for emergency UN meeting to ‘avert danger of war’

Russia says Syria chemical attack staged, calls for emergency UN meeting to ‘avert danger of war’

Updated April 13, 2018 23:06:17 Photo: Donald Trump said missiles “will be coming” and lambasted Moscow for standing by Bashar al-Assad. (Reuters) Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has claimed the suspected chemical attack in the Syria was staged with the help of an unspecified foreign intelligence agency, while the UN …

Russia calls for emergency UN meeting to ‘avert the danger of war’

Russia calls for emergency UN meeting to ‘avert the danger of war’

Posted April 13, 2018 21:16:53 Photo: Donald Trump said missiles “will be coming” and lambasted Moscow for standing by Bashar al-Assad. (Reuters) The UN Security Council schedules an emergency meeting on Syria after Russia’s UN ambassador raises concerns over the “the dangerous escalation” of the situation, and as the Deputy …

Kicking in danger – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Kicking in danger – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Updated March 20, 2018 12:55:29 It’s no secret that Tasmanian footy is battling. Fewer boys are playing the game and clubs are folding. Can the code come back from the brink? Photo: As the women’s game looks set to power on in 2019, many local Tasmanian clubs are struggling. (ABC …