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A Joburg man is crying foul over an alleged wrongful arrest. PHOTO: Gallo Images/OJ Koloti A Johannesburg man accused of breaking the curfew and attempting to break into a shop has already had one charge withdrawn and the other not enrolled due to lack of evidence. Cephas Sibanda works three different jobs – …

One of the positive impacts of lockdown is that there has been a big reduction in light pollution. A nationwide star count found a 10% drop in the amount of people who could only see 10 or fewer stars, an indicator of severe light pollution. Light pollution can impact human health and wildlife by disturbing …

By Emily McPherson05 Apr 2021 23:41 Dr Kidd has been asked about the claims made by Melbourne GP Todd Cameron on Today this morning. Dr Cameron said the Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) had asked doctors not to discuss concerns about an increased risk of blood-clots linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine with patients. Dr Kidd said …

A suspect was shot at the U.S. Capitol on Friday and was in custody after striking and injuring two Capitol Police officers with a vehicle near the heavily guarded northern entrance to the building, according to a congressional official briefed by security officials. The Capitol was locked down and a National Guard quick-response team as …

West Australians proudly do things differently to the rest of the country, so when Premier Mark McGowan pulled an April Fool’s Day prank, announcing the state’s “official sandwich and coffee”, people were actually on-board. “Often, when I’m out and about, people ask me ‘what is the official sandwich and coffee order of Western Australia?’ and …

Police in the Netherlands arrested a man after he hit and kicked a journalist outside a Protestant church that had opened for a full congregation on Sunday despite the country’s strict lockdown. Reporters showed up at the Mieraskerk church in the town of Krimpen aan den Ijssel near the city of Rotterdam. The church made headlines after …

Norwegian police have launched an investigation into the country’s prime minister after she admitted breaking coronavirus rules by hosting a birthday dinner for 14 people in a ski resort last month. Erna Solberg, the centre-right prime minister since 2013, confirmed late on Thursday that her family had breached lockdown regulations and she had contravened government …

Dealing with the effects of Covid lockdown has been tough enough, but for poultry farmers in Wales there is a second viral challenge on their doorstep – bird flu. Following a bird flu outbreak in November 2020, a nationwide lockdown has been in place since December, forcing all captive birds to stay indoors. Any farms …

Mr Andrews said the Victorian Government was working hard to have an Anzac Day that is “as close to normal as possible”.  It comes as Victoria’s Anzac Day celebrations, including Melbourne’s iconic march, have been cancelled due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak.  “We are working very closely with veteran groups,” he said. “It’s too early …

Last week, Paul Goulet’s 10-year-old daughter quietly went to his wife with worry about her father. “It’s like he’s here, but he’s not really here,” she said. That nearly broke Goulet, the owner of Little Ray’s Nature Centre, a zoo and animal rescue organization with locations in Hamilton and Ottawa. Usually an eternal optimist, Goulet …