New report warns climate change is accelerating, ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast

A new report published ahead of key UN climate talks warns the world is falling drastically behind in the race to avert climate disaster, with the five-year period from 2014-2019 the hottest on record.

         September 22, 2019 at 11:38PM

Live: Emmys purple carpet is rolled out as celebrities begin to arrive

All of the people behind your favourite TV shows are arriving in Downtown Los Angeles for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. Game of Thrones, Veep, Killing Eve or Chernobyl — which shows will win big this year? Follow live.

         September 22, 2019 at 11:08PM

Fake volleyball team of migrants arrested in Greece

Ten Syrian migrants posing as a volleyball team have been arrested at Athens International Airport trying to travel on illegally obtained Ukrainian passports, Greek police say.

         September 22, 2019 at 10:58PM

Sky sources: Hopes of a rescue deal for Thomas Cook are fading with the company now expected to become insolvent tomorrow

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Ricciardo fights back after stewards ‘ruined’ his race at Singapore GP

Daniel Ricciardo puts on an overtaking clinic after feeling burned by a disqualification in qualifying but can only finish 14th as Sebastian Vettel benefits from a team decision to leapfrog teammate Charles Leclerc into a Ferrari 1-2.

         September 22, 2019 at 10:54PM

‘A tinderbox city’: 1967 fires that destroyed Hobart ‘will happen again’

Fire is “absolutely the number-one risk” to the city of Hobart, authorities say. But has the island state learnt from the 1967 fires that destroyed hundreds of homes and claimed 62 lives?

         September 22, 2019 at 10:47PM

Fracking applications now welcome in WA, but biggest challenge could still be ahead

Now that Western Australia’s moratorium on fracking has been lifted, can gas from the Kimberley prove that it is economically viable?

         September 22, 2019 at 10:39PM