As Gay Australians Hear Wedding Bells, Vendors See Dollar Signs

As Gay Australians Hear Wedding Bells, Vendors See Dollar Signs

Tony Richens, who runs the gay website Eikon, said businesses “can see value down the track.” A report published last September by Cherelle Murphy, a senior economist at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, forecast that if only half the...
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James Spader Still Lives for the Surprise of ‘The Blacklist’

James Spader Still Lives for the Surprise of ‘The Blacklist’

What’s required to keep a show going for that long? As many twists and turns as one can provide. When I first read the script, at the end I realized I knew less about the character than when I first...
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New homes for low-paid Zimbabweans

New homes for low-paid Zimbabweans

For years, many in Zimbabwe have had no alternative but to scratch out a living in the informal sector, meaning they face barriers when it comes to home loans. But it is hoped that new government initiatives could provide homes...
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How Sweden is turning its waste into gold

How Sweden is turning its waste into gold

Latest update : 2018-01-12 When it comes to environmental awareness and waste management, Sweden is one of the world’s champions. The country recycles nearly all of its waste and – in the process – generates electricity and heating. France 2&...
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Don’t feed your dog raw meat, study says

Don’t feed your dog raw meat, study says

Raw meat, touted by some as an easily-digestible, nutrient-filled superfood for domestic dogs and cats, may put not only your pet at risk, but your own health too, researchers warned Friday. A survey of frozen, raw meat products sold at...
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‘Liver branding’ surgeon Simon Bramhall fined £10,000

‘Liver branding’ surgeon Simon Bramhall fined £10,000

Image caption Simon Bramhall was sentenced for two charges of assault after admitting branding his patients’ livers A liver surgeon who branded his initials on the livers of two patients has been fined £10,000. Simon Bramhall, 53, used an argon...
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Africa:Donald Trump Pisses off Africa Once Again

Africa:Donald Trump Pisses off Africa Once Again

Blog By Nontobeko Mlambo U.S. President Donald Trump has done it again, calling African nations “shithole countries”. Trump said this on Thursday as he was rejecting a bipartisan immigration deal, according to Associated Press. He questioned why pe...
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Lohri 2018: Why food is offered to fire during this harvest festival

Lohri 2018: Why food is offered to fire during this harvest festival

Lohri 2018: Also known as ‘harvest festival’, Lohri is celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi Lohri 2018: Also known as ‘harvest festival’, Lohri is celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi. The festival celebrates the harvesting of rabi crops and is...
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Pakistan Zainab murder: Anger in Kasur as other parents speak out

Pakistan Zainab murder: Anger in Kasur as other parents speak out

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab sparked outrage in Pakistan Kasur is an angry city right now. The murder and sexual assault of six-year-old Zainab Ansari, who disappeared on her way...
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Berbers welcome Amazigh New Year

Berbers welcome Amazigh New Year

Amazigh activists are calling on the Moroccan government to declare the Berber New Year a national holiday.
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Turkish writer Asli Erdogan: ‘Thousands of students are in jail for one tweet’

Turkish writer Asli Erdogan: ‘Thousands of students are in jail for one tweet’

ANNETTE YOUNG Presenter Originally from Australia, she is a senior journalist and presenter who has reported from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. When not fronting the network’s show on women’s issues, she is a news anchor and an international...
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