In the pouring rain, Londoners honor attack victims

In the pouring rain, Londoners honor attack victims

Here are some of their voices: Hannah, wrapped in her friend’s arms, wiped away tears as the rain poured down. “The attack was a little too close to home,” she said after placing flowers in the growing pile. Her brother-in-law was working at the Wheatsheaf in Borough Market when attackers wielding knives stormed the pub. He was stabbed twice, once in his back and once in his hip. Hannah asked that her last name not be used to protect her family’s privacy. JUST WATCHED London lives on MUST WATCH London…

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Investors pump $14 billion in sales across office sector

Investors pump $14 billion in sales across office sector

A new report says Sydney CBD’s core precinct is set to benefit further from an overall repositioning as it takes on 51 per cent of total office development activity over the next five years. Photo: suppliedPropertylink has sold its 320 Pitt Street, Sydney, assets for $275 million, which has helped to bump office sales across the country over the $14 billion level as investors take advantage of the favourable leasing conditions. According to CBRE’s head of research Stephen McNab, in the 12 months to the end of the first quarter, across national office,…

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Djokovic and Agassi pairing had unlikely mediator: Graf

Djokovic and Agassi pairing had unlikely mediator: Graf

“So, either she wants me out of the house, or she really cares and knows me.” JUST WATCHED Andre Agassi: Graf pushed me to coach Novak MUST WATCH Andre Agassi: Graf pushed me to coach Novak 04:20 In an unusual move, Agassi says that he is not accepting payment for his coaching role. “I’m interested in helping him on terms that work for both of us,” he explains. “I’m not doing this (to get paid) nor do I want to get paid. That’s not what I’m interested in. “I’m inspired…

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London ringleader was investigated in 2015, UK police say

London ringleader was investigated in 2015, UK police say

Police say Butt, 27, was one of three men who rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before launching a stabbing spree in bars and restaurants at nearby Borough Market on Saturday night. All three were shot dead by police. The assailants killed seven people and wounded 48 others. Worries about an attack on British soil After ISIS called for attacks in the West in September 2014, British security services grew increasingly concerned that al-Muhajiroun members who had remained in the UK would carry out terrorist attacks. One of…

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Shorten calls for parliamentary inquiry into foreign political influence

Shorten calls for parliamentary inquiry into foreign political influence

Updated June 06, 2017 21:11:32 Federal Parliament’s powerful intelligence and security committee should hold an urgent inquiry into foreign influence on Australia’s political system, according to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. Key points: ABC, Fairfax exposed extent of Chinese influence in Australia, including foreign donations ASIO warned Coalition, Labor against taking donations to Chinese Communist Party billionaires “I believe the time has come to examine further, tougher measures,” Bill Shorten writes Mr Shorten has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling for the inquiry, to examine what the current threats to…

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