Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.
Needles, first found in strawberries produced by one supplier in Queensland, are now turning up around the country.
Angela Merkel’s government has removed domestic spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen from office, transferring him to a different post to defuse an explosive row over immigration and the far-right that once more rocked the German chancellor’s fragile coalition.
European Council President Donald Tusk has called on EU leaders to end their “mutual resentment” ahead of talks in the Austrian city of Salzburg aimed at making progress on the migration deadlock.
Zimbabwe’s new president yesterday ruled out an early return of the Zimbabwean dollar, toning down remarks by his finance minister that backed reintroducing the bloated currency.
The death toll in Typhoon Mangkhut hit 74 yesterday, Philippine authorities said, as rescuers used their bare hands to sift through a massive landslide in which dozens were feared killed in the worst-hit region.