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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.

World

World

China's Soldiers Arrive To Clean Up Hong Kong Streets

2 min read

Police have fired tear gas while protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows in clashes outside a Hong Kong university hours after Chinese soldiers made a rare appearance on the city's streets.

Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh

Like It Or Not ScoMo, Protest Made Australia What It Is Today

6 min read

In 1960, my father and other Melbourne University students arranged an unauthorised street protest.

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

Woman Has 'No Regrets' Over Eyeball Tattoo Despite Going Blind

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jane Fonda Spends Night In Jail After Climate Change Protest

1 min read

Actress and activist Jane Fonda has spent a night in a local jail after her fourth arrest in as many weeks while participating in a climate change demonstration on Capitol Hill.

News

News

Cop Who Wore 'EAD Hippy' Sticker Facing Disciplinary Action

2 min read

A police officer may be reprimanded after a photo was shared of him with "EAD Hippy" -- jargon for "eat a d*ck" -- scrawled on his body worn camera as he patrolled an anti-mining protest in Melbourne.

World

World

Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns Amid Violent Protests And Economic Crisis

3 min read

Saad al-Hariri has resigned as Lebanon's prime minister, declaring he had hit a "dead end" in trying to resolve a crisis unleashed by huge protests against the ruling elite and plunging the country deeper into turmoil.

News

News

Protests Turn Violent As Activists Clash With Police

2 min read

More than 20 climate protestors have been arrested during clashes with riot police in the heart of Melbourne.

World

World

Protesters' Incredible Act Across Entire Country

3 min read

In an incredible show of unity, tens of thousands of Lebanese protestors have held hands and linked arms from highways to hillsides spanning the length of the country.

World

World

Massive Protests On Three Continents Draw Millions Of People Into Streets

5 min read

The unrest on three continents, and the toxic dysfunction in Washington and London, has raised concerns over whether the liberal international order is failing.

World

World

Ted Danson Joins Jane Fonda At Climate Change Protest, Gets Arrested

2 min read

What do Jane Fonda, Sam Waterston and Ted Danson have in common? They're all iconic actors -- and they've all been arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in recent weeks.

World

World

Chile Declares State Of Emergency As Capital Rocked By Protests

3 min read

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots.

World

World

WhatsApp Got To Do With It? Lebanon’s Mass Protests Reach Sydney

4 min read

Hundreds have gathered in Sydney's CBD to show their support for anti-government protesters in Lebanon who have been demonstrating for three days over the rising cost of living and new tax plans.

News

News

Jane Fonda Arrested For The Second Time In Seven Days For Climate Change Protest

1 min read

The 81-year-old Hollywood icon was arrested again on Friday for protesting climate change in front of the U.S. Capitol.

News

News

Paralympian Climbs On Top Of British Airways Plane

1 min read

A climate change protester climbed on top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport on Thursday as part of the latest in a series of demonstrations that have seen major roads and bridges blocked.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Sometimes Protesters Should Be Locked Up – Sorry For The Inconvenience

5 min read

Climate protesters are headlining the news for causing disruptions in major cities across Australia and something about this has an odd familiarity – haven’t we already done that this year?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Stripper Found Guilty Of Glassing Aussie Actor

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

Are Extinction Rebellion Protesters Ruining Your Commute For Nothing?

4 min read

It’s very easy to criticise the actions of activists from behind your laptop.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

The Horror Moment A Taxi Runs Down Protesters In Hong Kong

2 min read

WARNING: Graphic Details.

National

National

Dozens Of Climate Activists Arrested, Dragged Away As Protests Kick Off Nationwide

3 min read

Climate activists staged a sit-in on a busy Sydney intersection and dozens were arrested as protests kicked off across the country.

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.

Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

Protesting Is A Right That Shouldn’t Be Linked To The Dole

4 min read

The battle between politicians and people who collect a Centrelink payment has been heating up for a few years now.

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

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Finds Strategically Placed Syringe At Popular Swimming Spot

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

'Green Light' To Climate Strike: Victorian Public Servants Allowed To Walk Out

3 min read

Public servants across Melbourne will be able to attend this week's climate strike, upping the already massive number of protesters expected at rallies across the country.

National

National

1200 Businesses Give Workers Time Off To Attend Climate Strike

3 min read

Cities nationwide will be flooded with protesters on Friday as tens of thousands of people rally for a global climate change strike -- and more than 1200 businesses are giving workers time off to attend.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Jailed For Dragging Shark To Death After Video Went Viral

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Sleeveless Bob Katter Chains Self To Shovel In Anti-Anti-Adani Protest, Is Kinda Swole

2 min read

It was a case of sun's out, guns out for MP Bob Katter, who staged a strange protest in the baking Queensland sun, chaining himself to a shovel in protest against anti-Adani demonstrators.

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

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Hugh Grant Tells Boris Johnson To F**K Off

3 min read

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament has been met with angry backlash.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Allegedly Killed Father, Injured Brother After Being Told To Clean Room

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

A 'Right To Protest' March Is Happening After A Last-Minute Court Bid Failed

3 min read

Protesters planning to march through Brisbane streets this week have been given the green light, after the city's council failed to win a last-minute court battle to shut the demonstration down.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Slapped With $100 Fine For Failing To Get Teen Up For School

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

'Common Household Items' Banned In 'Sinister' Protest Crackdown

2 min read

Police will seize a wide range of everyday products under new laws to clamp down on traffic disruptions from protesters in Queensland, in a move described as "sinister" by opponents.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Christmas Is Coming To Supermarket Shelves Today

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Violent Clashes Between Protesters At Massive Far-Right Rally

3 min read

Far-right protests and counter-demonstrations were winding down on Saturday night as police said 13 people were arrested.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Could This Be The Real Reason Jay-Z Struck A Deal With The NFL?

2 min read

The rapper is expected to announce an historic move to become part-owner of an National Football League (NFL) team, after questions were raised about why he would work with an organisation he had previously criticised.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human-Sized 'Monster' Penguin Discovered Across The Ditch

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandma Threatened With $220 Fine For Garage Sale Sign

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Breastfeeding Warning After Baby Dies With High Level Of Alcohol In Blood

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Andy Meddick

Andy Meddick

Why Animal Activist 'Farm Invaders' Should Be Protected At All Costs

4 min read

Last week, I exposed a slaughterhouse allegedly operating illegally in Victoria.

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.

Music

Music

Rammstein Protest Russian Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws With Onstage Kiss

2 min read

While performing in Moscow, two members of Rammstein locked lips.

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.

Chris Delforce

Chris Delforce

Fine Us If You Must, But Vegan Activists Will Never Stop Raiding Aussie Farms

10 min read

WARNING: Graphic images and content.

News

News

'Full Explanation' Demanded For Arrest Of Four Journalists At Adani Protest

2 min read

Media and climate groups are speaking out after four French journalists were arrested for trespassing while covering a protest near Adani's Carmichael coal mine in north Queensland.

National

National

Adani Climate Protesters Arrested Again After Another CBD Shutdown

1 min read

Peak hour traffic was again disrupted by climate activist group Extinction Rebellion on Monday, with seven protesters taken into custody by police.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Aussie Mum Puts Child Up For 'Sale' On Gumtree For $50

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Dies After Falling Into Crocodile Pit On Family Farm

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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.

National

National

Crack Team Stages 'Shit-In' To Protest Plastic-Wrapped Toilet Paper

2 min read

A team of protesters hit Sydney's most iconic beach to call out major toilet paper companies for their overuse of plastic.

News

News

French Climate Activists Pepper Sprayed By Police During Record-Breaking Heatwave

2 min read

Police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming.

Updated

Updated

Activists Glued Themselves To Brisbane Road During Peak Hour

2 min read

The Brisbane CBD was brought to a standstill after two environmental activists glued themselves to a major road.

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

All the news you need to know this Monday.

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.

News

News

Woman Terrified After Letterbox 'Marked' With Black Tape

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Updated

Updated

Climate Change Activists Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

1 min read

Police have arrested 13 people after climate change activists from Greenpeace climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Corrine Barraclough

Corrine Barraclough

A #SexStrike Is Not The Answer To A Ban On Abortion

3 min read

Over the weekend, celebrities including #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano and Bette Midler called on women to stop having sex, after the latest restrictive abortion law was passed in the US.

News

News

Vegan Protesters Confront Diners With Graphic Images While Eating

1 min read

A controversial activist group has confronted diners with graphic images of animal slaughter as they ate outside popular Perth restaurants.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

These Witless Eggers Could Scramble Our Democracy

3 min read

The fool who smashed an egg onto the head of the Prime Minister today was stupid.

National

National

Climate Protest Students Picket Politicians Of All Sides On Day Of Action

5 min read

They're still too young to vote, but thousands of students have taken their demands for climate action directly to politicians' doorsteps just a fortnight from the federal election.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Constant Buzzing In Boy's Ear Turned Out To Be A Tick

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Dies After Being Hit Over The Head For Snoring

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

School Bus Driver Avoids Jail After Raping Student

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

People Are Protesting With Bananas After 'Suggestive' Art Pulled From Museum

2 min read

Polish artists and politicians have flooded social media with photos of themselves eating bananas, and hundreds more have taken to the streets.

News

News

83-Year-Old Climate Activist Arrested For Climbing Train During Peak Hour

2 min read

Phil Kingston clambered atop a carriage, popped a protest sign around his neck and held a prayer vigil before munching on his packed lunch.

World

World

'We Will Never Stop Fighting': Teen Activist Tells London Climate Protesters

2 min read

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has addressed climate change protesters in London, making a strong stance against powerful figures standing idle in the face of climate change.

World

World

The Story Behind This Viral Photo Of A Woman In White

2 min read

It started with a photo that has swiftly evolved into a symbol of a women-led revolution.

Crime

Crime

Vegan Protesters To Face Jail Under New Laws To Protect Farmers

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants vegan activists who target farmers' homes to face jail terms of up to 12 months.

News

News

CBD Chaos: Massive Protest Shuts Down Melbourne

2 min read

An expected 170,000 people have rallied in Melbourne for better work conditions, the second protest in two days to shut down the city as trade unions push their Change The Rules campaign.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Children In Tears As Cinema Plays Horror Film Trailer Before Peppa Pig

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Dear Vegans: Your 'Peaceful Protests' Don't Inspire Me To Save Animals

5 min read

If you thought your Monday morning commute was a drag, spare a thought for those held up in Melbourne’s CBD by more than 100 animal activists conducting what they called a “peaceful” peak-hour protest.

News

News

Aussie Goat Cafe 'Pressured' Into Closing By Vegan Activist

2 min read

The Gippy Goat Cafe in Yarragon has been pressured into closure by the intimidating actions of animal rights activists in recent months, according to a post on the cafe's Facebook page

James Norman

James Norman

Revealed: The Bare Facts On Why People Get Naked To Protest

7 min read

Warning: Contains nudity.

World

World

Hospital Staffers Arrested After Sedated Patient Gang Raped

2 min read

Warning: Distressing content.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Switch $4.8 Mill Painting For A Fake To Nab Thieves

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Thousands Protest Against Russia's Plan To Unplug From The Internet

2 min read

Up to 15,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to rally against tighter internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years.

World

World

Huge Protests Are Lighting Up Europe Right Now And This Is Why

4 min read

There's dissatisfaction in the air across Europe and the momentum has only grown, as disenchanted locals join hundreds of thousands marching across the continent.

World

World

'McJesus' Sculpture Causes Chaos In Israel

2 min read

A museum in Haifa is refusing to take down artwork depicting a crucified Ronald McDonald, despite violent clashes.

National

National

Hundreds Gather To Protest Arrest Of Sydney Icon Danny Lim

2 min read

Following outrage over the arrest of beloved Sydney fixture Danny Lim, almost 200 people came together outside a city police station in protest on Sunday.

World

World

Police Use Tear Gas And Water Cannons As French Yellow Vest Protests Renew

2 min read

Paris police have fired water cannons and tear gas to push back "yellow vest" demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against economic reforms.