Bedroom destroyed in Geraldton house blaze

A fire broke out at a Spalding house about midday today, damaging one of the back rooms. Firefighters at the scene said the homeowner and neighbours did everything right by calling emergency services immediately and leaving the bedroom door shut, which prevented the fire from spreading. Authorities said the house, …

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Fear grows in Tas mine worker search

Fear are growing for the safety of a miner who went missing after an earth collapse at Tasmania’s Henty Gold Mine early on Thursday morning. By Thursday evening, emergency services haven’t found signs of life in the mine and will continue the search following new plan assessments. Emergency crews sent …

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Assange extradition trial to be split

The US extradition trial of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be split over separate dates, with defence lawyers seeking more time for the Australian to properly review evidence as prosecutors struggle with their own scheduling. Assange appeared via videolink from Belmarsh Prison for a case management hearing at the Westminster …

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