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 https://ift.tt/2LFK3hv

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 https://ift.tt/354eFAO

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 https://ift.tt/2LK4I3S

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 https://ift.tt/32Yw0ta

‘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 https://ift.tt/3520v3h

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 https://ift.tt/30rQFIM

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 https://ift.tt/30rQFIM

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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Murdered nurse’s family are fighting a battle they thought they had won

When new laws were introduced following the murder of remote area nurse Gayle Woodford in outback SA in 2016, her family and friends were strongly supportive — but they now believe a crucial loophole remains.

         September 22, 2019 at 10:23PM https://ift.tt/2AG4Jzy