Perth Mint employees could be forced to give up their underwire bras for non-wired versions soon. The manufacturing facility is considering a ban on all clothing with metal, including underwire brassieres, in a bid to increase security.
Australia’s homicide rate has hit an all-time record low, which means fewer people are being killed in Down Under. Based on a new report of the national homicide monitoring program, there were about 238 homicide cases in the country from 2013 to 2014, fewer compared to the 307 deaths in 1989 to 1990.
Australia has begun waging war against food waste as the government embarks on a significant push to cut down food meant for landfills. By giving “waste” a second chance, the nation may save billions per year.
Donald Trump has authorised the purchase of F-15 fighter jets to Qatar days after accusing the Gulf nation of funding terrorism. Washington and Doha signed an agreement on Wednesday with an initial cost of US$12 billion (AU$15.8 billion).
At least 12 have died in the West London fire that consumed a residential building on Wednesday, according to police. Firefighters have so far rescued over 70 people, with 18 people in critical condition and many more unaccounted for.