David Goodall, Australia’s oldest scientist, ends his own life at 104 | Society

Australia‚Äôs oldest scientist, David Goodall, has ended his own life, surrounded by family at a clinic in Switzerland. The British-born 104-year-old was forced to travel on a one-way ticket from his home in Western Australia to Switzerland where liberal assisted suicide laws allowed him to end his life legally, in …

David Goodall ends his life at 104 with a final powerful statement on euthanasia

David Goodall ends his life at 104 with a final powerful statement on euthanasia

Posted May 10, 2018 20:42:32 Photo: David Goodall has ended his life through voluntary euthanasia in Switzerland at the age of 104. (ABC News: Hugh Sando) David Goodall has fulfilled his final wish and taken his life through assisted suicide in a Swiss clinic, in a powerful statement in favour …

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Updated May 03, 2018 14:34:07 Photo: It didn’t take long for the sand and sea to swallow the Range Rover. (Supplied: Queensland Ambulance Service) Related Story: Forget message in a bottle, an entire shipping container just washed up in Queensland A roam around Fraser Island in a four-wheel-drive has ended …

Fairy-tale grand final appearance for Newcastle ends in ‘shocking’ result

Fairy-tale grand final appearance for Newcastle ends in ‘shocking’ result

By Liz Clarkson Posted May 06, 2018 00:24:38 Photo: Hunter Stadium sold out as Newcastle fans flocked to their first home grand final since 2008. (ABC: Liz Clarkson) Related Story: Victory deny Jets to win A-League grand final in Newcastle Related Story: Analysis: Victory the party crashers as Muscat leaves …

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Updated May 04, 2018 09:38:07 Photo: Elon Musk saw $US3 billion wiped off Tesla’s market value after he challenged analysts to: “Please sell our stock and don’t buy it.” (Reuters: Bobby Yip) Wall Street ended its day mostly lower, with disappointing earnings from big-name companies like Tesla offset by solid …

Dramatic Car Chase Through Sunshine Coast Ends in Arrest

A dramatic police pursuit through Brisbane and Sunshine Coast on April 28 ended in the arrest of a 33-year-old man who drove on the wrong side of a motorway, stole a car and stopped in Heathwood after his vehicle was too damaged to continue. On Saturday afternoon around 5:30 pm, …

Graham Arnold ends time at Sydney FC, as coach claims Sky Blues are A-League’s all-time best

Graham Arnold ends time at Sydney FC, as coach claims Sky Blues are A-League’s all-time best

Posted April 29, 2018 08:50:24 Photo: It was a bittersweet finale at Sydney FC for Graham Arnold, as his team lost to Melbourne Victory in extra time. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Related Story: Victory hands Sydney FC extra-time heartbreak to reach grand final The Graham Arnold era at Sydney FC is …

Cannibal mice eat each other as grain harvest ends, lowering the rodent population

Cannibal mice eat each other as grain harvest ends, lowering the rodent population

Updated April 27, 2018 09:29:08 Photo: A lack of food is leaving mice with no choice but to eat each other. (Supplied: CSIRO) Reports of mice reverting to cannibalism is signifying the end of high mice populations in farming areas across South Australia. A number of farmers in the Riverland …

French bakery’s decision to not sell macarons ends with complaint to Fair Trading

French bakery’s decision to not sell macarons ends with complaint to Fair Trading

Updated April 13, 2018 15:30:48 Photo: Eric Pernoud says the complaint “is just ridiculous”. (Supplied: Eric Pernoud) A popular Sunshine Coast patisserie is not French enough and does not have any macarons, according to a complaint made to the Office of Fair Trading. Sunshine Coast GP Corinne Aveline also lodged …

Murder trial over death of Brendan Vollmost ends in hung jury

Murder trial over death of Brendan Vollmost ends in hung jury

Updated April 05, 2018 17:08:20 A trial for four men accused of bashing a 23-year-old to within an inch of his life and then abducting him in Sydney’s north-west three years ago has ended in a hung jury. Jamie Tilley, 36, Jack Davies, 28, William Thomas, 28, and Mitchell Bentley, …