Boy, 5, critically injured in smash

Boy, 5, critically injured in smash

A YOUNG boy is fighting for life after being injured in a crash near Warrnambool this afternoon. The five-year-old was hurt when a car he was travelling in veered off a lonely stretch of road and smashed into a tree at Wangoom about 3pm. Doctors at Warrnambool Base Hospital worked for hours to stabilise serious injuries to the boy’s chest before allowing him to be flown to the Royal Children’s Hospital. An ambulance helicopter carrying the boy arrived in Melbourne about 8.40pm and his condition remains serious, RCH spokeswoman Allison…

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After Brexit, focus turns to consequences for UK banking sector

After Brexit, focus turns to consequences for UK banking sector

Posted June 30, 2016 13:02:53 Photo: EU leaders are warning Britain financial services sector could be damaged. (Daniel Berehulak, file photo: Getty Images) With global markets less stressed about Britain’s shock decision to leave the European Union, the focus is turning to the consequences for Britain including its once-prestigious banking sector. EU leaders are warning Britain’s financial services sector, including a major hub in the City of London, could be damaged once the exit provisions under the Lisbon Treaty are triggered. Critically, the current right to a European Union passport…

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Peripartum hysterectomy in Australia: a working paper using the National Hospital Morbidity Database 2003–04 to 2013–14

Peripartum hysterectomy in Australia: a working paper using the National Hospital Morbidity Database 2003–04 to 2013–14

released: 4 Jul 2016 author: AIHW Peripartum hysterectomy, a life-saving procedure to stop haemorrhage after giving birth, can have considerable consequences for mothers and their babies. This working paper analyses 11 years of national hospitalisation data to derive the estimated rate of peripartum hysterectomy in Australia in recent years and examine the rates of diagnoses for particular conditions contributing to peripartum hysterectomy. This is part of the National Maternity Data Development Project’s work to develop national data standards for maternal morbidity data items. ISBN 978-1-74249-945-1; Cat. no. PER 85; 69pp.;…

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Hamilton wins after 'brainless' clash with teammate

Hamilton wins after 'brainless' clash with teammate

The defending two-time champion had been trailing Rosberg until the pair collided on Turn Two of the Red Bull Ring, with the German losing his front wing and slipping to fourth place. Second placed Max Verstappen for Red Bull and Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen completed the podium behind a triumphant Hamilton. “I was on the outside (of the turn) it wasn’t me who crashed,” said Hamilton over race radio. Greeted by a chorus of boos on the podium, with most of the local fans appearing to support Rosberg, Hamilton was unrepentant….

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Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protests (AFP)

Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protests (AFP)

AFPon July 3, 2016, 10:33 pm Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protests Yangon (AFP) – Myanmar’s bitterly-divided Rakhine State saw mass protests Sunday as thousands of Buddhists, including monks, demonstrated in a show of opposition to a government edict referring to Muslim communities in the restive province, organisers told AFP. Anti-Muslim rhetoric has spiked across Myanmar recently, with two mosques torched by Buddhist mobs in just over a week in a country where sectarian violence has left scores dead since 2012. Home to around one million stateless Rohingya Muslims,…

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