Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Updated April 26, 2018 10:27:33 Video: CCTV shows dog falling onto woman, knocking her unconscious (ABC News) A dog falling from the roof of a two-storey building has struck a woman on the head, leaving her with a serious neck injury in Guangzhou City, Southern China. Two women were walking …

iSelect share prices falling as online comparison site’s profits drop

iSelect share prices falling as online comparison site’s profits drop

Posted April 23, 2018 12:38:13 Investors are unselecting iSelect’s shares, walloping the share price after the firm slashed its earnings outlook and revealed its chief executive officer has quit. Full-year earnings guidance is now in the range of $8 million to $12 million, significantly lower than its previous $26 million …

House prices predicted to keep falling, but Melbourne and Sydney units to take biggest hit

House prices predicted to keep falling, but Melbourne and Sydney units to take biggest hit

Updated April 10, 2018 15:28:14 Photo: Paul Dales says apartments are most at risk of big price falls due to excess supply. (ABC: John Gunn) Australian home prices are set for years of decline, according to new analysis of property listing and sales data by Capital Economics. The widely watched …

Students’ falling test scores costing the nation $120b in lost GDP, report finds

Students’ falling test scores costing the nation $120b in lost GDP, report finds

Updated April 03, 2018 06:17:15 Australia’s declining performance in maths, reading and science will cost the nation $120 billion over the next 45 years, according to new analysis. Key points: Public Education Foundation used OECD formula to assess economic impact of Australia’s diminishing performance in PISA It also found disproportionate …

Man dead after falling from balcony at Cairns Rydges resort

Man dead after falling from balcony at Cairns Rydges resort

Updated April 01, 2018 14:51:51 Photo: A 19-year-old is assisting police after the man’s death. (ABC News: Anna Hartley) Police say the death of a man who fell from the seventh-floor balcony of a high-rise resort in Cairns is being treated as suspicious. A crime scene is in place after …

Man dead after falling from balcony at Cairns Rydges resort

Man dead after falling from balcony at Cairns Rydges resort

Posted April 01, 2018 09:27:59 A man has fallen to his death from a seventh-floor balcony of a high-rise resort in Cairns. Police have set up a crime scene after the 24-year-old fell from the Rydges complex on Abbott Street about 1:30am on Sunday. He was found dead at the …

Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race

Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race

Updated March 27, 2018 12:58:51 Photo: Adelaide sailor John Fisher was competing in the Volvo Ocean Race when he fell overboard. (Twitter: @scallywaghk) Organisers of a round-the-world yacht race say hopes of finding an Adelaide sailor missing in the Southern Ocean are fading because of deteriorating weather conditions. John Fisher …

Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud dies after falling during Volta performance

Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud dies after falling during Volta performance

Updated March 19, 2018 13:52:08 Video: Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud performs a solo in the show Volta (Instagram: Yann Arnaud). (ABC News) Related Story: Cirque du Soleil founder’s son killed in ‘tragic’ on-set accident Related Story: Cirque du Soleil performer dies after falling 15 metres A long-time aerialist …

New car loans a trap for young players, with casual worker falling victim to ‘scam’

New car loans a trap for young players, with casual worker falling victim to ‘scam’

Posted March 22, 2018 06:08:09 Photo: Justin Crawley, from Picnic Point in Sydney, was pursued by debt collectors for a car that had been repossessed. (ABC News: Meredith Griffiths) Like so many young people, Justin Crawley needed a car to get to work, so in 2010 he went to a …