$250,000 Reward for Information on Mine Shaft Disappearance

The State Government has announced a $250,000 reward for information on the death of Raymond Kehlet and the disappearance of his wife Jennie in 2015. The couple disappeared while prospecting near Sandstone in WA’s north in March 2015. While 47-year-old Raymond Kehlet’s body was found at the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft 1.8km from…

At least 60 dead in Mexico after most powerful earthquake in decades

The most powerful earthquake to it Mexico in more than eight decades has left at least 60 people dead. It has been recorded as an 8.1 magnitude earthquake, but with the epicentre in the Pacific Ocean Mexico has avoided the devastation that a previous quake did. So far the provinces worst hit, Oaxaca, Tabasco and…

Egypt train crash leaves 41 dead, nearly 200 more injured

41 people have died and 179 more were injured in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, after two trains collided. A railroad switching error caused the accident according to an unnamed security source, but no further details were given and an official inquiry has been ordered by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The collision happened near Khorshid…

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…

More Than 100 People Buried, Feared Dead in China Landslid

At least 9 people have died, and around 100 more are missing after a landslide in the south-west Chinese province of Sichuan.  So far the only three survivors have been located from Xinmo village- a couple and their one month old baby. The couple are in stable condition, but the baby is suffering pneumonia, likely…

Pakistan Oil Tanker Explosion Kills At Least 123 People

At least 123 people have died in Pakistan after an overturned and leaking oil tanker exploded when someone tried to light a cigarette nearby, according to officials. Provincial government spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan commented on the blast, saying many who were caught in it had gathered nearby the tanker. “People of the area and…

British Protestors Target Theresa May Over Grenfell Tower Fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing criticism about her response to the Grenfell Tower fire, with members of the public angered that she did not meet with the victims on her first visit to the site. On her second visit she was met with protestors, who shouted criticisms like “coward” and “shame on you”…

Sudden Death on Rottnest Island

  At about 2:25pm today, a man in his 60’s was pulled from the water at a Rottnest Island beach, and was declared dead at the scene. Rottnest Island Police were contacted about a man who was in the water near Basin Beach in the Island. He was unresponsive when pulled from the water. Local…

WA Recognises Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day

WA Premier Colin Barnett announced that WA’s official recognition of World Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day.Mr Barnett was joined by Western Australian couple John and Kate De’Laney at Parliament House this morning, who have been campaigning for WA to recognise this important day.The Premier believes the day will show support to couples who have…

Minister encourages parents to vaccinate their children

WA Health Minister Kim Hames has set his sights on lifting the rate of vaccinations in Western Australia. The new strategy announced by Dr Hames is an effort to prevent disease outbreaks including measles, rubella and meningitis. “I think those people need to realise that some of the diseases can kill people,” Dr Hames said.…