Toronto under extreme cold weather alert for Feb. 12

Toronto is going to be hit with a wave of extreme cold weather this weekend, warns the Medical Officer of Health. The city issued an extreme cold weather alert Saturday. The alerts are issued when temperatures are forecast at -15 C or colder, or a wind chill of -20 C or colder. Environment Canada says … Read more

‘Instagram diplomacy’: concerns grow over Liz Truss’s publicly funded five photos a day | Conservative leadership

When photographs appeared last week of a faux fur-clad Liz Truss in Moscow’s Red Square, it was impossible not to draw a comparison to an almost identical picture of Margaret Thatcher in Soviet Russia 35 years ago. Yet the arresting image was only the latest in a torrent of official pictures of the foreign secretary’s … Read more

‘She’s my best friend, but under derby day we have a job to do’ – Keira Walsh on unique midfield battle in Man City vs Manchester United and proving ‘disrespectful’ doubters wrong

“I’ve played with Katie Zelem since I was 12 years old. I’m not going to sit here and say I don’t want her to do well. She’s one of my best friends and always will be,” Keira Walsh explains . “But when it comes to derby day, there is no hard feelings regardless of the … Read more

Sydney pop star Dennis Dowlut spared conviction for assault on wife Alisha Oxley

A former pop star has been spared a conviction after a sleep-deprived and drug-induced psychosis sparked by fear of 5G towers. A former pop star was in a cannabis-induced psychotic breakdown when he attacked his lover to get away from his sprawling Sydney home because of 5G towers, a court has heard. Sydney music figure … Read more

Protection officers wanted | Brimbank & North West

Tara Murray A new recruitment drive has been launched to find people to join Victoria’s child protection workforce to help keep children safe and families strong. The Go Where You’re Needed campaign aims to recruit more than 280 new child protection practitioners across metropolitan and regional Victoria. The campaign showcases the benefits of a career … Read more

Convoy to Canberra: Clash between anti-vaxxer and ACT resident turns violent

Video of a stunning clash between two women near an anti-vax protest in Canberra has gone viral. Police are investigating a fiery clash between an anti-vaccination protester and a Canberra resident captured on video and posted on social media. The clash, recorded by a member of the Convoy to Canberra group, showed a woman up-ending … Read more

Protests grow across Canada as police struggle to reopen key bridge | Canada

Protesters opposed to Covid-19 vaccine mandates and other restrictions withdrew their vehicles from a key US-Canadian border bridge on Saturday but ramped up demonstrations in cities across Canada, including the capital, where police said they were awaiting more officers before ending what they described as an illegal occupation. The tense standoff at the Ambassador Bridge … Read more

Shoplifter punches Duane Reade worker in Morningside Heights, throws her to the ground during confrontation

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) — A shoplifter punched a Duane Reade worker in the face and then threw her to the ground after a confrontation. It happened Friday morning at the pharmacy on Broadway and West 111th Street in Morningside Heights. The store worker spotted the man stealing from the freezer. When she asked him … Read more