Australian police said today they seized the largest heroin shipment ever detected in the country, worth an estimated $A140 million ($NZ147 million), and arrested a Malaysian national over the importation of the illicit drug ... The maximum penalty is life imprisonment, the police said ... - Reuters ....
Police departments around the US that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety. Police unions and officers are pushing back by filing lawsuits to block the mandates ... This is about saving jobs.” ... ___ ... ....
The United States and its closest partners are stepping up pressure on Iran to return to stalled nuclear negotiations, warning that it will face greater international isolation, new economic penalties and possibly military action if it forges ahead with its atomic programme ... Top NewsRight Now ... It’s time to go back to the negotiations.” ... .
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has lost her latest appeal in Iran, meaning she could be sent back to prison "at any time", her MP has said. Labour MP Tulip Siddiq said Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence of one year plus a one-year travel ban has been "upheld with no court hearing" ... Ms Siddiq said ... Credit. PA Media ... .
A Nasa spacecraft named Lucy has rocketed into the sky with diamonds on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids. Seven of the mysterious space rocks are among swarms of asteroids sharing Jupiter’s orbit, thought to be the pristine leftovers of planetary formation ... AP/PA Images. / ... DailyHeadlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter ... (PA Graphics) ... / ... /.
Lourdes Leon is getting real about her relationship with legendary mum, Madonna. In a new conversation with Interview, Leon opened up about her experience growing up as the firstborn daughter of pop sensation Madonna. She said that, at times, she felt overwhelmed ... "Also, I feel like if your parents pay for things, then it gives them leverage over you.
A group of hippos - an unwanted legacy following the death of notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar - are being sterilised. Escobar, who was shot dead by police in 1993, illegally imported exotic animals, including a male and a female hippo - dubbed the "cocaine hippos" ... Many have campaigned for the animals to be culled or sterilised.