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Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Hong Kongers Lost The Fight With The First Petrol Bomb

3 min read

As the smoke clears in Hong Kong, it is dawning on everyone that the protest movement has suffered a cruel defeat.

Politics

Politics

Instagram's 'I Stand With Hong Kong' Effect Shows Solidarity With Masks And Smoke

4 min read

As protests rage in the streets of Hong Kong, there's a way regular people worldwide can show their support for the pro-democracy citizens.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

WhatsApp Warning As Bug Lets Hackers Steal Messages, Pictures

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Riot Police Storm Hong Kong Uni Campus, Arresting Students Barricaded Inside

3 min read

'Thousands' of Hong Kong university students have barricaded themselves in a building and stockpiled petrol bombs, bricks and other weapons, setting fires as police storm the campus.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dad Charged After Boy, 5, Brings Bag Of Heroin With Spider-Man Stickers To School

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Strangled By Scarf While Baking With Teenage Son

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Hong Kong Police Filmed Shooting Protester

2 min read

Hong Kong police have reportedly opened fire and hit at least one protester, dramatic footage claims to show.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Historian Admits To Murder After Arms Found In Backpack

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Family Finds Pictures Of Backpacker's Body On Social Media

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Vans Shoes Tossed Out, Set On Fire Following Design Competition Backlash

3 min read

Skate brand Vans has been told to ‘Lick The Wall’ after the company blocked anti-China designs in a shoe competition, leading to widespread boycotts in Hong Kong and an #AntiVansChallenge erupting on social media.

World

World

The Horror Moment A Taxi Runs Down Protesters In Hong Kong

2 min read

WARNING: Graphic Details.

Sport

Sport

A Single Tweet Got An NBA Team Cancelled In China

4 min read

One pro-Hong Kong message, posted and quickly deleted, has landed the Houston Rockets and the NBA in a world of trouble in China.

World

World

Clever Hairstyle Defies Hong Kong's Controversial Mask Ban

2 min read

Protesters in Hong Kong have devised a clever new hairstyle to defy the government's controversial new ban on face masks.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Admits To Killing Ex-Girlfriend, Family, New Boyfriend At Alpine Ski Resort

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Second Teenager In Three Days Shot In Violent Hong Kong Protests

1 min read

Weeks of anti-government protests in Hong Kong took another violent turn when a teenage boy was shot as protests raged into the night.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Dies Protecting Little Sister During Home Invasion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Lindt Cafe Siege Sniper Claims Tori Johnson's Death Was Preventable

3 min read

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Finds Strategically Placed Syringe At Popular Swimming Spot

3 min read

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Jailed For Dragging Shark To Death After Video Went Viral

2 min read

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Updated

Updated

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Withdraws Extradition Bill

3 min read

The embattled leader of Hong Kong announced Wednesday that she was withdrawing a massively controversial extradition bill that would have given Beijing the power to spirit people away into China's opaque legal system.

News

News

Brutality Of Hong Kong Protests Shown In Disturbing Video

3 min read

Warning: Graphic.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler's Teeth Knocked Out As Gunman Opened Fire

3 min read

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Push To Jail Those Caught With Child Sex Dolls

3 min read

All the news you need to know on Monday.

News

News

Officer Arrested After Brutal Video Of Hospital Assault Released

2 min read

WARNING: Viewers may find content distressing.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Christmas Is Coming To Supermarket Shelves Today

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Movies

Movies

Protesters Call To Boycott 'Mulan' After Star Voices Support For Hong Kong Police

2 min read

The hashtag #BoycottMulan is trending worldwide after "Mulan" star Liu Yifei voiced support for the police crackdown in Hong Kong this week.

National

National

Tensions Flare As Hundreds Gather At Australian Rallies For Hong Kong

2 min read

A pro-Hong Kong rally has descended into violent scuffles as protesters clashed with pro-China demonstrators in Melbourne's CBD.

World

World

'A Clear Warning': China Threatens To Intervene In Hong Kong Protest Chaos

3 min read

Hong Kong is bracing for more mass protests over the weekend as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations.

James Norman

James Norman

Hey, We’re Fighting For Democracy. You Might Be Inconvenienced.

4 min read

It's a tried and tested reality – politely asking for serious political change that disrupts the status quo has never worked and never will.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Heart-Stopping Moment Toddler Leaps From Top Bunk As Parents Film Themselves

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Everything You Need To Know About The Violent Protests In Hong Kong

6 min read

Last weekend marked the 10th straight week that protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets of the city to protest, in what have become increasingly violent demonstrations.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandma Threatened With $220 Fine For Garage Sale Sign

3 min read

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News

News

Why Are Protests In Hong Kong Still Going Strong?

3 min read

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants have rallied to support protesters, with more demonstrations planned over the weekend.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Who Alleged She Was 'Gang-Raped' Arrested

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

Justice Warriors Or A Culture Of Complaint? Protesting Is On The Rise

4 min read

People gluing themselves to city streets in peak hour, school children skipping class, athletes refusing to take the podium, in ways it feels like 2019 is the year of the protest.

News

News

Uni Protest Turns Violent As Hong Kong And China Supporters Clash

2 min read

Hundreds of pro-Hong Kong and pro-China protesters have clashed at the University of Queensland, with police and security forced to break up the duelling factions.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Furious Commuter Posts Photo Of 'W***er' Cyclist, Her Rant Backfires

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Renewed Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent As Demonstrators Try To Smash Into Legislature

4 min read

Combative protesters were trying to break into the Hong Kong legislature building Monday as a crowd of thousands prepared to start a march in that direction.

World

World

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Released From Prison Amid Protests

3 min read

Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong’s push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city’s Beijing-backed leader, steps down.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Family Home Destroyed Allegedly By Exploding Washing Machine

4 min read

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World

World

'Sea Of Black': Hong Kong Protesters Demand Leader Step Down Over Bill

7 min read

Hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters in Hong Kong demanded on Sunday that the city’s leader step down over her handling of a bill that would have allowed extradition to China.

World

World

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial Extradition Bill After Violent Clashes

1 min read

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian financial hub.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Snatches And Slams Child Into The Ground

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

One Million People Protest Over Controversial New Bill

3 min read

Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protesters.

World

World

Thirty Years After Tiananmen Survivors Feel It's Their Duty To Speak Out

3 min read

The image of ‘tank man’ facing off with China’s military might or the tears from our then Prime Minister Bob Hawke as the horrors of Tiananmen square filled our television screens are hard to forget.

World

World

The Place Where It's More Expensive To Be Dead Than Alive

2 min read

There are estimated to be 200,000 human remains waiting for a place to be laid to rest in Hong Kong, but there's a big problem standing in the way.

World

World

Man Diagnosed With World First Case Of Rat Disease Hepatitis E

2 min read

A 56-year-old man from Hong Kong has developed the world's first human case of rat hepatitis E, Chinese scientists announced Friday.