Election 2022 results LIVE: Decision on Biloela family case expected today; Darren Chester to challenge Barnaby Joyce for Nationals leadership; Peter Dutton set to become Liberal leader

Key posts1 of 210.40am‘We can’t wait’: NSW, Victoria demand urgent action on worker shortagesBy Lucy Cormack and Lucy CarrollNSW and Victoria will work with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to urgently address the skilled worker shortage plaguing the states, with education, healthcare and construction among the worst-hit sectors.Premier Dominic Perrottet on Thursday said both states could…

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Irvin Jim 3 Zwelinzima Vavi 1: Suspended national office bearers to contest leadership positions

Four suspended Saftu national office bearers have been given the green light to contest elections at the national congress of the federation convened in Bokburg, Ekurhuleni.This after a five-hour stalemate at the heated congress where Numsa threatened to leave the gathering if the four were not allowed to stand.Numsa’s threat was amplified by its close…

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Stanford Seed Transformation Network launches updated business directory to support economic growth

The Stanford Seed Transformation Network Ghana, has launched its updated business directory to enable individuals and businesses to access a vast catalogue of member companies spread over 16 sectors of the economy.In her remarks about the directory during the launch, Linda Yaa Ampah, President of the Stanford Seed Transformation Network, Ghana and Founder of Cadling…

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Franklin Graham Warns Church: Progressive Christianity ‘Can Send a Person to Hell’

Evangelist Franklin Graham is urging the church in a new column to reject “progressive Christianity” and warning that it is “not a Gospel at all” because it rejects core biblical doctrine.“The real, ultimate danger is that progressive Christianity can send a person to hell,” he writes. “I know that sounds harsh, but it’s true.”Graham, the…

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Two charged with Barnet murder

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Barnet have charged two men with murder.Bulent Bakir, 25 (05.01.97) of Old Road, Enfield and Daige Ramsey, 23 (30.11.98) of Winchester Road, E4 were charged on Monday, 16 May with the murder of 30-year-old Olsi Kuka.They will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 17 May.Detectives…

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Sweden formally launches NATO bid

Sweden’s government has formally decided to apply for NATO membership, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson says, setting it on the road toward ending military non-alignment that lasted throughout the Cold War. Sweden’s governing Social Democrats dropped their 73-year opposition to joining NATO on Sunday and are hoping for a quick accession following Russia’s February 24 invasion…

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Covid Failure

What we did didn’t work. Let’s learn from that. We were swindled, fooled, bamboozled, and lied to during the pandemic. The public-health establishment misled the American people about the value of masking, closures, and social distancing. No one has accepted blame. Understanding how badly we failed is not only an inevitable part of the “told…

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We’re Hiring A Part-Time Research Assistant

FiveThirtyEight is seeking a diligent, well-organized and kind Research Assistant to help track down and input polls and other election data, as well as contribute research to political stories and projects.  This part-time position plays a critical role in supporting FiveThirtyEight’s political coverage and interactive projects like our presidential approval tracker and pollster ratings. You’ll…

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Election 2022 LIVE updates: Anthony Albanese comes under fire for saying he supports 5.1 per cent wage hike; campaigns continue across the nation

Key posts1 of 46.29pmGoldstein independent says she won’t be a government ‘blocker’ if elected By Amelia McGuireIndependent for Goldstein Zoe Daniel says she won’t be a “blocker” if elected to the cross bench and that it’s the role of independents to “move things forward”. “Independents work with the government of the day. The role of…

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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Putin prepared for ‘prolonged conflict,’ war could grow more volatile in coming months, U.S. says

A shopping center and warehouse in Odessa were heavily damaged in strikes that Ukrainian officials said were carried out by Russian forces on May 9. (Video: The Washington Post)Yesterday at 1:18 a.m. EDT|Updated today at 8:07 p.m. EDTPlaceholder while article actions loadIt’s been 75 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, and as the battle becomes a…

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