The rise of Netflix: an empire built on debt – podcast

Netflix has risen from obscurity to be one of the most powerful media companies in the world with more than 150 million global subscribers. It has launched critically acclaimed hits such as House of Cards, The Crown and Unbelievable, as well as showcasing the back catalogues of popular television series. But as part of its […]

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Update: Sexual assault, Springfield

Police have located a 12-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl on Thursday, November 21. The 15-year-old girl was travelling on a train between Darra and Toowong when the boy allegedly interfered with the girl’s clothes and touched her inappropriately, despite the girl’s resistance. A member of the public who witnessed the assault was […]

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The New MAFS Trailer Has Dropped and We’re Already Hooked

Just when we thought we were about to experience Married at First Sight related withdrawals, the first trailer for the show’s seventh season has dropped. After a long seven months without Australia’s most popular reality TV dating show, we have been officially introduced to eight of the brides and grooms we will be getting to […]

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Silversea’s newest flagship vessel, Silver Muse, arrives in Australia

The Salt Bar on Silver Moon.  NEW DAWN Silversea’s newest flagship vessel, Silver Muse, arrived in Darwin this week and will remain in our region until March 2020, its longest Australian deployment to date. We may well be seeing more of Silversea’s luxury vessels in Australian waters over the next few years, with the company […]

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La Liga Winners and Losers After Final 2019 Week 14 Table

TF-Images/Getty Images Barcelona and Real Madrid continue to set the pace at the of the table in Spain after Week 14’s round of fixtures. Champions Barca came from behind to beat Leganes 2-1 at Butarque, while Real Madrid also conceded first but went on to see off Real Sociedad 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Elsewhere, […]

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KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw dazzle with fifties; Yuzvendra Chahal takes 3 for 27

KL Rahul’s blazing half-century against Punjab gave Karnataka their third win in as many matches in the Super League of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20. Prithvi Shaw played a similar knock for Mumbai as they defeated Jharkhand in the other Group B game. Meanwhile, in Group A, Haryana beat Delhi with the help of Yuzvendra […]

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Charlie Kaufman’s Debut Novel Sounds Extremely Charlie Kaufman-y

Charlie Kaufman has consistently been one of the weirdest and best voices in filmmaking (and radio drama since he broke our collective brains 20 years ago with Being John Malkovich, but the guy hasn’t made a movie since 2015’s criminally underrated stop-motion masterpiece Anomalisa. Thankfully, it turns out Kaufman wasn’t spending the last few years […]

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Bolivia accuses ex-president Morales of ‘terrorism’ : International de

LA PAZ: Bolivia’s caretaker government on Friday filed a complaint accusing Evo Morales of “sedition and terrorism” after the ex-president allegedly called on supporters to maintain blockades in the crisis-hit country. Interior Minister Arturo Murillo referred the case to federal prosecutors in La Paz, which has been choked by roadblocks for weeks, causing food and fuel […]

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Dog bumps car into motion, spins it in reverse : International de

Residents called police after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car. INQUIRER.net stock photo PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Florida authorities say they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac with a lone occupant inside: a Black Labrador. News outlets report residents called police Thursday after seeing […]

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Man to appear in court on Monday over Essex lorry deaths

A Northern Ireland man will appear in court on Monday charged with human trafficking offences linked to the deaths of 39 migrants discovered in a refrigerated lorry in Essex. Christopher Kennedy was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning on the M40. The 23-year-old from Darkley, Co Armagh, will face charges at Chelmsford magistrates’ […]

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Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence : International de

People attend a demonstration against femicide and violence against women in Marseille, France, November 23, 2019. — Reuters pic PARIS, Nov 23 — Tens of thousands of people took the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday to protest against domestic violence, after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed […]

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Election 2019: Labour’s plan to nationalise ‘rip-off’ companies – podcast

Labour’s plans to bring key industries back into public ownership will be laid out in the party’s election manifesto today. There are nationalisation plans for energy, water, trains, mail and broadband in a radical shake-up of the economy worth tens of billions of pounds. With business leaders sceptical and the Conservative party attacking the plans […]

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Archaeologists discover ancient mummies south of Cairo : International de

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered eight limestone sarcophagi with mummies inside about 40km south of the capital Cairo. The Antiquities Ministry said the mummies dating to the Late Period (664-332 BC are covered with a layer of painted material called cartonnage in the form of a human. The ministry said late on Tuesday that the […]

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Missing woman and two children, Sunshine Coast

Police are appealing for urgent public assistance to help locate a Kings Beach woman and two children. The woman, 32 and the two children both girls, aged three and two left an Maltman Street, Kings Beach address yesterday morning around 9am. All three have not been seen or heard from since. Police hold concerns for […]

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Mexicans hit streets to demand end to violence against women : International de

ECATEPEC, Mexico – Four women walked barefoot Saturday on hot asphalt, clothed in shreds of organza in pastel shades of pink and yellow, the favouritecolours of one of the many women murdered in Mexico. They performed a ceremony in honour of Briseida Carreño, a young woman who was killed a year ago in Ecatepec, a […]

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Every Photo From Steph Claire Smith’s Dreamy Wedding Day

There’s nothing like a Links” style=”font-family: Texta, AvenirNext-Regular, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; letter-spacing: 0.01em; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);”>wedding to brighten your day, and it’s safe to say Steph Claire Smith’s was one for the ages. The entrepreneur, influencer and model tied the knot yesterday with long-time love Josh Miller, in the same place he […]

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Airport review: Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport HNL, also known as Honolulu International Airport. Photo: iStock IATA CODE HNL THE FLIGHT Hawaiian Airlines HA451 to Sydney, economy class THE ARRIVAL Shuttle services are available from Waikiki hotels to the international terminal with Roberts Hawaii Airport Shuttles, starting at $US15 ($A22) one-way from Airport Shuttle (airportshuttlehawaii.com) and SpeediShuttle (speedishuttle.com) […]

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Single woman in Poland? Your embryos could be given to another couple : International de

Photo:Barbara Szczerba and her two daughters are appalled by IVF laws which could affect their family. The story of Barbara Szczerba’s family is much like one you would hear from an Australian woman who has lived with infertility. The Polish speech therapist and her former husband tried for a baby for eight years before undergoing […]

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Gregg Popovich Jokes About Spurs’ Losing Streak: ‘It’s a Hoax…Just Not True’

David Dow/Getty Images San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters that his team’s eight-game losing streak is a hoax: SNY @SNYtv “It’s a hoax, it’s just not true” Gregg Popovich says reports about the Spurs losing streak are not true 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/Ol0XowmNVa The remark was likely a reference to President Donald Trump repeatedly […]

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Brit, 24, living the high-life with supercars and Hollywood parties making £300k a year from Instagram : International de

A young entrepreneur is living the high-life racing supercars through the Arabian desert and partying in Hollywood after setting up an Instagram business. Adam Jordan was just 17 when he became an ‘influencer’ thanks to a popular fashion account he created followed by thousands of people. Now 24, he’s busy flying business class, hanging out […]

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‘My will to win is very, very strong’ – Kieron Pollard

West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard says it is his will to win that helps drive his franchise cricket career which continues to be littered with success. The 32-year-old allrounder stands on the brink of Abu Dhabi T10 glory after his team Deccan Gladiators made it to Sunday’s final. Pollard is also a multiple IPL […]

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