Eighth child dies after Strep A infection – as parents warned to watch out for symptoms | UK News

Eighth child dies after Strep A infection – as parents warned to watch out for symptoms | UK News

A young child has died after being diagnosed with Strep A – the eighth to have been killed by the bacterial infection in recent weeks. The latest victim was a pupil at Morelands Primary School in Waterlooville, Hampshire. An invasive form of the Strep A bacterial infection has spread across the UK in recent months, … Read more

Ruling expected today in Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s sexual assault case

Ruling expected today in Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s sexual assault case

WARNING: This article contains graphic content and may affect those who have experienced​ ​​​sexual violence or know someone affected by it. A Quebec judge is set to deliver his ruling this afternoon in a high-profile sexual assault case involving a senior military commander who once led Canada’s vaccine rollout. Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin was removed from his job … Read more

Labor’s federal election review finds focus on Morrison’s character ‘highly effective’, cites concern for loss of ‘heartland’ support

Labor’s federal election review finds focus on Morrison’s character ‘highly effective’, cites concern for loss of ‘heartland’ support

Federal Labor has concluded Scott Morrison’s “unpopularity” was the single biggest factor in the party’s election victory, in a wide-ranging review which also warned the loss of support for Labor in heartland areas was of “significant concern”. Key points: Labor’s review into the May election makes 27 recommendations for a “a long-term progressive Labor government” The report … Read more

Auckland crime: Group of teenagers behind latest smash and grab burglary overnight

Auckland crime: Group of teenagers behind latest smash and grab burglary overnight

The Michael Hill jewellery store in Pukekohe is left badly damaged after an overnight incident. Photo / Hayden Woodward A group of young people have been taken into police custody after allegedly smashing into two Auckland businesses overnight. Police were called to a shopping complex on King St in Pukekohe, South Auckland, after reports of … Read more

Power outages in North Carolina suspected as ‘intentional vandalism’: Sheriff

Power outages in North Carolina suspected as ‘intentional vandalism’: Sheriff

Vandals wielding firearms are suspected of causing a major power outage across a North Carolina county that has plunged tens of thousands of customers into darkness amid freezing temperatures, according to authorities. Evidence of sabotage was found at two key electrical substations following the massive blackout Saturday night, prompting the Moore County Sheriff’s Office to … Read more

Trudeau, Ford mark opening of Canada's first full-scale electric vehicle plant in Ontario | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Trudeau, Ford mark opening of Canada's first full-scale electric vehicle plant in Ontario | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Trudeau, Ford mark opening of Canada’s first full-scale electric vehicle plant in Ontario | Globalnews.ca  Global News GM converts CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., to make electric delivery vans  CBC News GM BrightDrop electric van production starts in Canada  Automotive News GM’s BrightDrop signs first customer in Canada, unveils country’s first large EV factory  The Globe and Mail GM’s … Read more

Perth weather: Hot start to summer as WA on track for above-maximum temperatures

Perth weather: Hot start to summer as WA on track for above-maximum temperatures

Perth has been spared from the heatwave engulfing most of the country, but it’s still a stinker out there. In a sure sign summer has arrived, parts of the State sweltered through the weekend — which saw residents flock to the beach —and the mercury is holding steady for the new week. In Western Australia’s … Read more

Seven youths arrested after fleeing cops in stolen vehicle

Seven youths arrested after fleeing cops in stolen vehicle

Seven youths were arrested after allegedly fleeing cops in a stolen vehicle in Auckland this morning. A police car (file). (Source: 1News) According to police, the incident began about 7.20am when reports of a vehicle being driven erratically northbound on the Southern Motorway, near Newmarket, were sent in. “The vehicle was subsequently identified as stolen,” … Read more

Notorious ‘Torso Killer’ admits to five more slays on Long Island

Notorious ‘Torso Killer’ admits to five more slays on Long Island

The notorious serial murderer known as the “Torso Killer” on Monday admitted to five more slayings on Long Island — adding to a bloody tally that already has him serving a life sentence. Richard Cottingham, 76, who earned the chilling nickname because of the way he dismembered some of his victims, pleaded guilty from prison … Read more