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Schoolboy, 15, suffering deadly asthma attack died after 999 call 'downgraded' in computer mix-up, inquest told

A SCHOOLBOY suffering a deadly asthma attack died after a 999 call was downgraded in a computer bungle, an inquest has heard. Martin Sullivan, 15, was fighting for breath – but as he was still conscious and breathing, the call wasn't categorised as a life-threatening emergency. As a result, paramedics didn't treat the case as a priority, and Martin's father […]

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House Democrats deliver article of impeachment to the Senate

House Democrats deliver article of impeachment accusing Donald Trump of ‘incitement of insurrection’ to Senate – but STILL don’t have a deal on whether ex-president will have witnesses and how long trial will last House Democrats walked across the Capitol Monday evening to hand-deliver an article of impeachment to the Senate charging President Donald Trump with ‘incitement of insurrection’ – […]

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Heat to peak as Sydney experiences hottest spell in a decade

Sydney will experience its hottest day of a five-day heatwave on Tuesday, with temperatures to soar past 40 degrees in the city’s west and reach about 36 degrees in the CBD. “This is day five of a pretty significant hot spell and the heat is peaking today,” Weatherzone meteorologist Brett Dutschke said. People flocked to Bondi Beach on Monday as […]

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Lorry driver charged with killing a mum-of-four in motorway crash

A LORRY driver has been charged with killing a mum of four in a motorway crash. John Bowers is accused of causing the death of final year nursing student Shirley-Ann Dumbuya, 38, by careless driving. His alleged victim died on the M60 when her Kia collided with a lorry at Alkrington, Greater Manchester. Shirley-Ann’s tutor at Bolton University, Lynda Drummond, […]

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