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Australians head to the polls on Saturday to vote in a national election that shows the Opposition ahead in opinion polls. The Labor Party is narrowly ahead of the ruling conservative coalition although a strong showing by climate-focused independents could lead to a hung parliament. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese's centre-left Labor Party is a favourite to win its first election since 2007.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday that he was disappointed in China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea, saying that it was "unacceptable." Speaking to reporters in the western city of Kyoto, he said that the government had lodged a complaint against China via diplomatic channels. The Japanese foreign ministry released a statement on Friday confirming an increase in Chinese efforts to develop natural resources in the East China Sea, including in areas that are west of the midpoint between Japan and China.
Pope Francis has expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China and voiced hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility
Kourtney Kardashian tied the knot with Travis Barker in a fairtytale Italian wedding on Sunday. In an Instagram post, the reality star gushed about finding her “happily ever after” as the pair said “I do” in Portofino. The former Blink 182 drummer shared a picture of the couple kissing in front of a stunning altar covered in red roses and velvet.
Australia’s Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia
Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has said he does not know who requested a meeting between the prime minister and Sue Gray over her partygate report, but is confident there was "no way" she would allow herself to be influenced by anybody.
Shadow schools minister Stephen Morgan has urged Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi to form ‘a proper plan’ to tackle the issue
Foreign secretary says topics of conversation ranged from the peace treaty to ‘the importance of free trade’ and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
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THOUSANDS of Hampshire children aged between five and 11 have already received their first Covid-19 jab as the battle against the virus continues.
Retired geologist Jim Fitton has been accused of trying to take artefacts out of the country.
The special programme starring the royal couple is due to be aired on June
‘This is not the kind of spread we’ve seen in West Africa, so there may be something new happening in the West,’ one expert said
‘The Underground Railroad’ author joked he would dedicate his speaking time to a discussion of Critical Race Theory as he kicked off the inaugural event in New Mexico
Monkeypox, which is related to the now eradicated smallpox virus, is endemic in parts of west and central Africa
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PM says Australians ‘need to vote Liberal and Nationals’ so he can stop future boats, despite Labor’s identical policy on boat turnbacks
Man City fans react to their triumph in the Premier League after a 3-2 victory against Aston Villa on Sunday night.
At least one person was killed after a tornado touched down in Gaylord in Otsego County, Michigan, May 20, according to Michigan State Police.This footage, captured by Brendan Gutenschwager, shows an aerial view of the destruction and damage caused by the storm.MSP said at least 43 people were injured and transported to local hospitals.Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a state of emergency for Otsego County to fast track resources to affected areas. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
Priti Patel has been warned over the “drastic increase” in net immigration, as Red Wall MPs say it “undeniably undermines” Brexit promises. In a letter to the Home Secretary, over two dozen Conservative politicians have sounded the alarm over data suggesting net immigration for this year “could be higher than any in recent history”. The group of MPs highlight figures which show that work visas are up 25 per cent to 239,987, family visas are up 49 per cent to 280,776 and student visas are up 52 p