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UN: Future of food under 'severe threat'

The future of food supplies is under "severe threat" because of the number of animal and plant species disappearing, a United Nations report has found.

Breakdancing on agenda for Paris Olympics

Breakdancing, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing could all be on the agenda for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games if the French capital's organising committee has...

81 dead as fire guts old Dhaka district

A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people.

NSW cops at scene of premier 'poo protest'

NSW Police are monitoring Premier Gladys Berejiklian's electorate office after thousands of social media users committed to defecate on the doorstep in response to her...

Call for rewrite of work harassment rules

Leaders have a responsibility to ensure harassment is not happening under their noses, former Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs says.