Heavy rainfall, strong wind warnings for next 48 hours across Tasmania

Heavy rainfall, strong wind warnings for next 48 hours across Tasmania

Updated May 09, 2018 16:11:47 Photo: The outlook is wet and windy for state over the next 48 hours. (ABC Northern Tasmania) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Tasmanians are bracing for heavy rain, strong winds, possible flooding and …

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Posted May 06, 2018 11:23:30 A torrential flood has swept through a district in the Turkish capital of Ankara, sending vehicles downstream and damaging local businesses. The rain was expected to last for three hours on Saturday afternoon (local time), but instead came down in nine minutes, causing flooding in …

World’s fattest boy and Indonesia’s media darling sheds heavy title after shedding 83 kilograms

World’s fattest boy and Indonesia’s media darling sheds heavy title after shedding 83 kilograms

By Iffah Nur Arifah and Erwin Renaldi Posted May 02, 2018 16:53:53 Arya Permana has shed his title as the world’s fattest boy after losing almost half of his staggering 190-kilogram body weight from two years ago. Key points Arya went through a gastric operation in an attempt to lose …

US stocks take heavy losses amid US-China trade tensions, Trump tweet hits Amazon shares

US stocks take heavy losses amid US-China trade tensions, Trump tweet hits Amazon shares

Updated April 03, 2018 09:27:58 Photo: Amazon shares lost 5 per cent after US President Donald Trump continued his attack on the company via Twitter. (AAP: Joe Castro) It was a wild session on Wall Street as stocks tumbled after China unveiled retaliatory trade measures against the United States, while …

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Updated April 02, 2018 14:43:02 Photo: Satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Iris which is more than 300 kilometres north-east of Townsville. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Tropical Cyclone Iris has reformed in the Coral Sea, prompting warnings of damaging winds and heavy rainfall for a large stretch of the Queensland coast …

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 16:16:19 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan A stock market sell-off has gripped Australia and the Asia-Pacific, with investors on …

Mortgage brokers do the ‘heavy lifting’, but may not save you money

Mortgage brokers do the ‘heavy lifting’, but may not save you money

Posted March 21, 2018 08:58:27 Australia is witnessing the beginning of the end of the mortgage-broking industry, a prominent finance industry analyst claims. Key points: Analyst Martin North predicts relevance of mortgage brokers will wane as technology improves Comes as questionable lending practices exposed at banking royal commission North suggests …