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Car launches over restaurant, nearly hits family
Reserve Bank says Australia’s house prices could pose ‘risk to financial stability’Michele Bullock says high level of debt could pose risks to economy in event of shock to household incomes or sharp decline in housing prices The growth in the housing market has led to Australia’s banks expanding their loan sheets, with homes accounting for about 60% of bank’s lending. Photograph: Andrew Merry/Getty Images
As the page turns for a new post-Merkel chapter in Germany, we explain all you need to know about the country's general election on Sunday. View on euronews
Whether it’s homes or jobs, our dreams are moving further out of reach every year. From the warped housing market to the ‘knowledge economy’, the system increasingly works only for the uber-wealthy
Footage taken by an Australian zoo in Somersby, New South Wales, shows the adorable moment a kangaroo joey took his first hops.This footage, released by the Australian Reptile Park, shows Jumping Jack the eastern grey kangaroo joey bounding out of his mother’s pouch and exploring his enclosure.The park’s director Tim Faulkner said, “I love when we see Kangaroo joeys begin to pop their heads out of the pouch, and we’ve seen a few after the past few weeks! It’s always so exciting when they take the great big leap from Mum’s pouch, is there anything cuter than the first wobbly hops of roo joey?! And Jumping Jack is certainly living up to that!”. Credit: Australian Reptile Park via Storyful
Wednesday briefing: US trade deal hopes fadePost-Brexit agreement was seen as key for PM … ministers search for ways to cut power bills of poorest … Gen X and the ‘quest for oblivion’ Boris Johnson during a meeting with Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: Getty Images
The broadcast watchdog commissioned a survey looking at attitudes towards offensive language.
U.S. officials say many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that Haitians who enter the country illegally face immediate expulsion
ACT accuses Scott Morrison’s office of extensive media backgrounding on national cabinetChief minister Andrew Barr says federal bill to protect national cabinet secrecy is ‘a solution looking for a problem’ as media briefed ‘ahead of every meeting’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing ACT chief minister Andrew Barr has questioned the need for a federal bill to apply cabinet secrecy to national cabinet documents, saying the media is briefed anyway. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA
The Australian city of Melbourne has been struck by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake, Geoscience Australia has said.
Country diary: the warren is here, but the fluffle of rabbits has gone. Sandy, Bedfordshire: The grass has grown taller than a rabbit’s ears and there’s not a bunny in sight
The coffee and sandwich chain has laid out ambitious growth plans as it seeks to rebound from the heavy impact of the pandemic.
Most infants in 91 countries are malnourished, warns Unicef. Climate crisis, conflict and Covid stunting progress on nutrition, UN says on eve of food security summit
The eruption of a long-dormant volcano on a small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean forced the evacuation of more than 6,000 people and scientists are warning that more dangers lie ahead
British Rail logo designer appalled by green makeover ‘mess’Gerry Barney says updated branding, to be used by Great British Railways, uses too many colours Gerry Barney, who designed the British Rail logo in 1964, holding a copy of the new version. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Guardian
Specieswatch: the necklace ground beetle – an endangered and flightless friend to farmers. England is one of the last strongholds of this beautiful insect but it is at risk due to excessive pesticide use
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Hundreds of immigrants are running in Germany's national election on Sunday, raising the possibility that its next parliament will be more diverse than ever
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A rare quake rattled southeastern Australia early Wednesday, shaking buildings, knocking down walls and sending panicked Melbourne residents running into the streets. The shallow tremor hit east of the country's second-largest city just after 9:00am local time (2300 GMT) and was felt hundreds of kilometres (miles) away.The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).With Melbourne beginning its ei
New Zealand reported 23 community cases on Wednesday, all in Auckland, which has been under strict lockdown for a month