Leeanne Enoch ‘devastated’ at Adani mine impact on Indigenous people

Queensland’s environment minister was filmed in Cairns days after her department approved the Indian mining giant’s groundwater plans saying she had to ‘obey the law’ when a Stop Adani protester asked about the approval. The Australian Marine Conservation Society said the decision would put millions of corals and ocean wildlife …

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Tory leadership candidates take aim at no-show Boris in TV debate

Five candidates minus Boris Johnson competed in a head-to-head televised debate on Channel 4. Johnson was criticised by the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, for failing to appear in Sunday night’s debate, at which he was represented by an empty lectern. “If his team won’t allow him out to debate with …

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Giant hailstones smash car windscreen in France

France will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops. The flash storms, which brought hailstones as big as pingpong balls to some areas, killed two people in France and Switzerland, and injured at least 10 others …

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