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Titanic video reveals new details about ship and wreck’s rate of decay
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Titanic video reveals new details about ship and wreck’s rate of decay

New high-resolution images of the 110-year-old Titanic shipwreck are hoped to help scientists determine the ship’s rate of decay. Key points: New high-resolution footage of the wreck has revealed new details about the ship Scientists noticed changes to the wreck since their expedition last year The footage is expected to help determine the Titanic’s rate of decay...

Riverland growers asked to not deliver grapes for 2023 wine vintage
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Riverland growers asked to not deliver grapes for 2023 wine vintage

Grape growers in Australia’s largest wine-producing region are being encouraged to mothball their vines or switch varieties altogether amid a downturn in the nation’s viticulture industry. Key points: More than 500 Riverland growers sell their grapes to multinational company Accolade Wines It is offering financial incentives for growers to make the switch from red grapes to white or...

US President Joe Biden takes aim at Donald Trump and ‘Make America Great Again’ Republicans
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US President Joe Biden takes aim at Donald Trump and ‘Make America Great Again’ Republicans

US President Joe Biden says Donald Trump’s allies are undermining the country’s democratic foundations and has urged voters to reject extremism ahead of mid-term elections in November.   Key points: The US President says people devoted to the Make America Great Again campaign will “take this country backwards” Mr Biden made the comments during a prime-time address from...

Katy Gallagher and Stuart Robert call for investigation into Greywolf Resources on Q+A, after Aussies lose millions
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Katy Gallagher and Stuart Robert call for investigation into Greywolf Resources on Q+A, after Aussies lose millions

Shadow Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert has called on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to launch an investigation into Greywolf Resources. Dozens of Australians lost their hard-earned savings by investing in the purported mining exploration business, which was said to have tenements and leases for land containing precious gems, gold, coal, and other minerals. Mr...

Woman charged over alleged abduction of Grace Hughes arrested for allegedly threatening police
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Woman charged over alleged abduction of Grace Hughes arrested for allegedly threatening police

A 50-year-old woman accused of abducting a child has had her bail revoked and additional charges laid against her after allegedly sending threatening text messages to a police officer investigating the case. Key points: Juliet Oldroyd is one of five people arrested over the abduction of five-year-old Grace Hughes Ms Oldroyd, 50, is alleged to have sent...

Darwin nightclub bouncer Hayden Summers found guilty of causing serious harm to US marine
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Darwin nightclub bouncer Hayden Summers found guilty of causing serious harm to US marine

A Darwin security guard has been found guilty of unlawfully causing serious harm to a US marine by striking him outside a nightclub. Key points: Nightclub bouncer Hayden Summers was charged after striking US marine Glen Thomason last year Prosecutors said Mr Summers’s reaction was not a reasonable response His sentencing hearing is scheduled for next week...

New Zealand records warmest and wettest winter on record, as average temperatures rise
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New Zealand records warmest and wettest winter on record, as average temperatures rise

New Zealand has experienced its warmest and wettest winter on record, with the season including widespread flooding on the South Island last month. Key points: This year the average temperature nationwide was 9.8 degrees Celsius That is 1.4 degrees Celsius warmer than average It is the third consecutive year New Zealand has recorded its warmest...

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to three years in prison with hard labour on election fraud charges
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Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to three years in prison with hard labour on election fraud charges

Myanmar’s former leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to three more years in prison with hard labour after being found guilty of election fraud, according to a source familiar with court proceedings. Key points: Ms Suu Kyi was judged to have committed fraud in a November 2020 general election that her party won She has...