‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

Updated May 15, 2018 11:15:33 External Link: A space capsule carrying the astronaut was due to be launched from Alice Springs. Related Story: From the outback to the galaxy, space balloons launched to study the Milky Way A “world-first” bid to launch a man into space using a helium balloon …

WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

Former Western Australian MP Barry Urban is now facing a criminal investigation by WA Police after a damning parliamentary privileges committee report into his conduct. Source link

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will launch dating service

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will launch dating service

FACEBOOK chief Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the world’s largest social network will soon include a new dating service. “This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships, not just hook-ups,” Zuckerberg said as he unveiled the plan in a speech at Facebook’s annual developers conference. The feature will …

ASIC takes years to ban advisers guilty of misconduct and unlikely to launch civil or criminal actions

ASIC takes years to ban advisers guilty of misconduct and unlikely to launch civil or criminal actions

Updated April 27, 2018 12:08:20 Related Story: Banking royal commission grills financial planners, exposes Westpac lending standards Related Story: Financial advice firm impersonated client, royal commission hears ASIC has conceded it can take years to ban an adviser guilty of misconduct, and relies on negotiation with financial planning licensees to …

US, UK, France launch air strikes on Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

US, UK, France launch air strikes on Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

Updated April 14, 2018 11:09:02 US President Donald Trump says the US, UK and France have launched “precision strikes” on targets linked to chemical weapons in Syria. Reuters has reported several explosions have been heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Smoke has also been seen rising from the area. …

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Posted April 03, 2018 19:05:53 The leaders of Russia and Turkey are scheduled to launch the start of the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant as ties between the countries deepen. Russia’s Vladimir Putin, on his first foreign visit since re-election on March 18, arrived in Ankara today for …

Tony Abbott drops leadership hint at Pauline Hanson’s book launch

Tony Abbott drops leadership hint at Pauline Hanson’s book launch

Posted March 27, 2018 12:55:04 Video: Tony Abbott refuses to rule out a return to leadership (ABC News) Former prime minister Tony Abbott has not denied reports he is considering running for the Liberal leadership if the Coalition loses the next election. Key points: Tony Abbott launched a new book …

Australian who helped organise controversial China book launch denied entry to Shanghai

Australian who helped organise controversial China book launch denied entry to Shanghai

Posted March 21, 2018 22:56:14 Photo: John Hugh said he faced questioning from Chinese consulate officials in Sydney before being granted a visa. (Supplied) An Australian who has been outspoken about Chinese Communist Party influence says he was denied entry to China and immediately placed on an 11-hour return flight …