Sean Spicer Resigns as Trump’s Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary has resigned from his post over objections to the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the White House communications director. Mr Spicer is reported to have told Donald Trump that the appointment was a “major mistake”, resigning shortly after the announcement. Mr Spicer has previously been acting as White…

Booklets To Promote Road Safety for Cyclists and Motorists

A series of booklets called “The Best Practice Guides” has been released to promote responsible road sharing between cyclists and motorists. The booklets were funded by a $52,000 grant from the Road Trauma Trust Account, and were produced as a collaboration between WestCycle and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts. Ms Roberts said that it is…

Mandurah Man Arrested After Road Rampage

A Mandurah man has been arrested after a string of incidents, including allegedly ramming multiple cars, forcing entry into multiple houses and assault. Police allege that the 31 year old man threatened the driver of the vehicle he was in around 3:30am on Friday 14th while being driven from Greenfields. He held the driver at…

Two Tourists Dead, More Injured in Egypt Stabbing

A stabbing at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort has resulted in two German tourists being killed and four other foreigners injured. The attacker was detained by hotel security and members of the public until the police were able to arrive at the scene. The security manager at El Palacio hotel, Saud Abdelaziz commented on…

3 Dead After Condo Fire in Honolulu

Picture Courtesy: YouTube A fire has burnt through a Honolulu high-rise apartment complex that was not equipped with sprinklers, leaving at least three people dead and 12 more injured, with hundreds having to flee their homes. The fire started on the 26h floor of the Marco Polo building, where the three dead bodies were found…

Turnbull Rejects Missile Shield for Australia against North Korea

Despite calls from former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and some security experts to implement an anti-ballistic missile defence system, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected the idea as “not really suitable”. The calls come after rising tensions between North Korea and the US, sparked again after North Korea conducted a test launch of an intercontinental…

Trump and Putin in First Face to Face Meeting

United States President Donald Trump has had his highly anticipated first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the meeting, which was also attended by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, covered a range of topics including the accusations that Russia had interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Mr…

Police Break Up ‘Out of Control’ Teen Party in Yangebup

Two teenagers were arrested after police broke up an ‘out of control’ party in Yangebup on Friday night. A 16 year old boy was charged with disorderly behaviour and a 16 year old girl was charged with possessing a prohibited drug and disorderly conduct, and will be summonsed to court at a later date. Police…

Pair Arrested, To Appear in Court for String of Automotive Thefts

Police have allegedly found explosives and illegal drugs on a pair who were arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation. The pair were apprehended in relation to a series of stolen vehicles and burglaries across the North West Metropolitan area. The pair, a 29 year old man and a 34 year old woman, both from…

Youth Victimised As Domestic Violence Reached An All-Time High

ABS figures show that Western Australians are suffering under the highest domestic violence levels ever recorded in the state. The rate of domestic violence in WA has risen by 12% and now sits at about 792 victims per 100,000, one of the highest rates in the country. Jock Gillespie from the Police and Community Youth…