Vestas launches ‘world’s tallest onshore tower for wind turbines’

A Vestas wind turbine photographed in Denmark. The company said Tuesday it would launch an onshore wind turbine tower with a hub height of 199 meters. Jonas Walzberg | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Danish firm Vestas said Tuesday it was launching an onshore wind turbine tower with a hub height measuring 199 meters (just … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war live news: pressure grows to declare Russia ‘terrorist state’; Norway beefs up security at gas sites | Ukraine

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature The UK Ministry of Defence has published its latest analysis on Ukraine. Here are its key points: In the seven days since President Putin announced the ‘partial mobilisation there has been a considerable exodus of Russians seeking to evade call-up. Whilst … Read more

Sean Turnell, Australian economist sentenced to three years over Myanmar’s secrets law

Bangkok: A Myanmar court has convicted Australian economist Sean Turnell to three years in prison for violating the country’s secrets law. The court in military-ruled Myanmar also convicted former leader Aung San Suu Kyi in another criminal case, a legal official said. Suu Kyi received a three-year sentence after being tried and convicted with Turnell … Read more

South Kingstown schools to reopen Thursday following online threat

UPDATE: South Kingstown police announced Wednesday evening that all South Kingstown schools will reopen Thursday. After conducting an investigation, police say they were able to identify a juvenile who is responsible for the messages. SOUTH KINGSTOWN — All South Kingstown schools were closed Wednesday after threats of violence at South Kingstown High School made on … Read more

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after UK calms markets

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Britain’s central bank moved forcefully to stop a budding financial crisis. Market benchmarks in Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney added more than 1%. Shanghai and Tokyo also rose. Oil prices edged lower after jumping by more than $3 per barrel the previous day. … Read more

Video: Joey’s grand final week experiences: Immortal Behaviour

Video: Joey’s grand final week experiences: Immortal Behaviour – Episode 19 Joey’s grand final week experiences: Immortal Behaviour – Episode 19 We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Danika Mason and Andrew Johns are back to talk … Read more

Hong Kong pro-democracy figure Ted Hui sentenced to jail over 2019 protests | Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has sentenced pro-democracy figure in exile Ted Hui to three-and-a-half years in jail over charges related to the 2019 protest movement. The ruling in Hong Kong’s high court on Thursday, reported by local media, is the first time someone has been sentenced in absentia over the protests. Hui, a former legislator … Read more

Koletti deleted texts linked to alleged drug use, inquest told

Before he handed over his mobile phone to police, Anthony Koletti deleted text messages relating to alleged drug use, the inquest into the disappearance and presumed death of his wife Melissa Caddick has heard. Caddick, 49, disappeared around 5.30am on November 12, 2020. Hours before she vanished, about 20 officers from the corporate regulator ASIC … Read more