Meet the men who got paid while Nant Whisky investors lost millions

Meet the men who got paid while Nant Whisky investors lost millions

Updated March 10, 2019 14:08:03 A series of intriguing connections between boardroom players behind the scenes of Nant's collapse raises new questions about who got paid while others lost millions. The legal bill was drawn up on Christmas Eve and it was eye-watering. The Nant Whisky group's lawyer David Dowd routinely gave an itemised breakdown…
Look before you leap: Football celebration goes wrong

Look before you leap: Football celebration goes wrong

Updated March 10, 2019 14:46:41 Related Story: Mario Balotelli posts goal celebration to Instagram during match Related Story: Belgium striker falcons himself celebrating teammate's goal against England Always look before you leap. That's what Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes will be sure to do in future, after the 25-year-old made a shocking misjudgement in celebrating a…
Liberal, Labor battlelines drawn as campaigns launch with key promises

Liberal, Labor battlelines drawn as campaigns launch with key promises

Updated March 10, 2019 14:50:08 After a week of talking about stadiums, the focus for Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Labor Leader Michael Daley turned to hospitals and schools as both parties officially launched their election campaigns. Key points: Liberal and Labor Party election launches have been held simultaneously in western Sydney Gladys Berejiklian promised big…
Melania Trump once mistook Julie Bishop for the partner of the foreign minister

Melania Trump once mistook Julie Bishop for the partner of the foreign minister

Updated March 10, 2019 13:36:53 Photo: Bishop told the Adelaide Festival that Melania Trump assumed she was the wife of the foreign minister. (Reuters) Related Story: Julie Bishop, the ultimate survivor, calls time on a storied career Related Story: As she exits stage left, Bishop sends a cutting coded message Julie Bishop's partner, David Panton,…
Now she’s the boss, this tenacious tuna mogul is breaking new ground

Now she’s the boss, this tenacious tuna mogul is breaking new ground

Updated March 10, 2019 13:06:46 Photo: Lukina Lukin in her boardroom where her late husband is immortalised. (ABC Eyre Peninsula: Jodie Hamilton) When tuna industry pioneer Dinko Lukin lay on his deathbed, he made his wife Lukina promise that she would never sell his prized 200-tonne southern bluefin tuna quota. That was eight years ago.…
Gun control becomes NSW election issue as firearm ownership reaches milestone

Gun control becomes NSW election issue as firearm ownership reaches milestone

Updated March 09, 2019 17:07:22 Data showing NSW has a fast-growing appetite for gun ownership has fuelled a battle between the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and the Greens just a fortnight from the state election. Key points: New data on gun ownership in NSW shows one in eight people now own a firearm The…
Jussie Smollett facing jail after being indicted on 16 charges

Jussie Smollett facing jail after being indicted on 16 charges

Posted March 09, 2019 12:20:23 Photo: Jussie Smollett falsely told police that he was attacked by two men in Chicago. (AP: Kamil Krzaczynski) A grand jury in Chicago has indicted Empire actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men in Chicago who shouted…
I used to relish the c-word, until my daughter started asking questions

I used to relish the c-word, until my daughter started asking questions

By Emma Jane Posted March 09, 2019 06:00:16 Photo: My daughter has finally learnt the non-Tooth Fairy version of the c-word and there's no going back. (Pixabay) One afternoon my daughter returned — saucer-eyed — from kindergarten with the breathless announcement that she'd overheard one of her teachers say "the c-word". "Really?" I'd replied. "Oh,…
Live: Australia takes on India in the third ODI from Ranchi

Live: Australia takes on India in the third ODI from Ranchi

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How a DIY alternative to pap smears could help end cervical cancer

How a DIY alternative to pap smears could help end cervical cancer

The test takes about two minutes, which I spend lying on my back with my legs prised open. The doctor gently inserts a speculum — to hold the walls of my vagina apart — before sliding in what looks like a thin, double-headed toothbrush to take a scraping of cells from my cervix. It's not…
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