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Breaking news | March 10

Climate council: heat waves start earlier, last longer and occur more frequently. Photo: Gerald Simmons/flickr   BY CHLOE TAYLOR   Another record breaking summer for Australia The Climate Council’s ‘Angry Summer’ report has analysed climate data for 2013-2014 summer. Adelaide experienced 13 days over 40 degrees and a recording breaking 11 days over 42C, with […]

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Breaking news | March 3

Cate Blanchett arrives at the 2014 Academy Awards. Photo: Disney|ABC Television Group/flickr   BY HUGH WIDJAYA, CHLOE TAYLOR AND PETER SANKOH Blanchett wins Best Actress Cate Blanchett has won the Oscar for Best Actress at the 2014 Academy Awards, held Monday in California. Blanchett is the first Australian woman to win the award, for her […]

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Breaking news | February 24

Protesters throw Molotov cocktails at troops in Kiev, January 19, 2014. Photo: Mstyslav Chernov/unframe   BY CHLOE TAYLOR AND HUGH WIDJAYA   Ukraine government unrest The Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has fled and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed from prison after anti-government protests ended the Putin-backed leaders reign. The protests, which began two weeks […]