Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Updated May 11, 2018 22:52:30 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is preparing for the “worst case scenario” in an Ebola outbreak in a remote area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the potential for the virus to spread to a major town. Key points: The immediate risk …

Northern Territory budget labelled ‘worst in history’ by Opposition leader

Northern Territory budget labelled ‘worst in history’ by Opposition leader

Posted May 02, 2018 16:59:55 Photo: Gary Higgins delivers his 2018 budget reply to the Northern Territory parliament (ABC News) The upper echelons of the public service should be reduced and lower-paid workers should instead be used on the frontline to rein in government spending, the Northern Territory Opposition Leader …

Tasmania continues to have Australia’s worst smoking habit, legal opioid consumption

Tasmania continues to have Australia’s worst smoking habit, legal opioid consumption

By Erin Cooper Updated April 05, 2018 11:58:32 Tasmania’s tobacco use remains the highest in the country, figures from the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program show. The latest report revealed Tasmania still leads the nation in smoking, following nicotine usage rates that exceeded the national average in the previous two. …

Curious Adelaide: Are South Australians the worst drivers in the country? – Curious Adelaide

Curious Adelaide: Are South Australians the worst drivers in the country? – Curious Adelaide

Updated March 29, 2018 08:35:30 Photo: There are a few explanations for why Adelaide drivers have such a bad reputation. Adelaide drivers don’t have the best reputation when it comes to… well, driving. Even locals are willing to admit that skills like patience and vigilance are sometimes in short supply …

Tech giants show signs of value decay in their worst day’s trading in history

Tech giants show signs of value decay in their worst day’s trading in history

Updated March 28, 2018 16:57:23 Photo: FANGed: Has the rot set in for the big tech stocks Facebook, Apple, Netflix and Google. (ABC News: Charlotte Letts) Related Story: ‘Now I am getting worried’: Dow drops 345 points but ASX doesn’t follow The rise and rise of the so-called FANG stocks …

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Updated March 27, 2018 15:57:48 Video: Tractor pulls dinghy through floodwaters (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Trees coming down everywhere’: Narrow escape in far north Queensland Flooding from the Barron River in Cairns is the worst recorded since February 2000, but the height of the flooding emergency has passed for the …

2018 FIFA World Cup Power Rankings: All 32 teams in Russia rated from best to worst – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup Power Rankings: All 32 teams in Russia rated from best to worst – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated March 22, 2018 22:25:48 Photo: Brazil haven’t won the World Cup since 2002, but we have an inkling they’ll be back in force in Russia. (Reuters) With fewer than 100 days until the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, we take a look at all 32 teams …