How you told the internet everything about you without realising it

How you told the internet everything about you without realising it

Updated March 23, 2018 09:05:08 The Cambridge Analytica scandal has thrown the spotlight on how companies can harvest your personal data online from sites like Facebook and use it to manipulate your decisions. The story has sparked a trend to #DeleteFacebook but chances are if you’re online or have a …

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Updated March 23, 2018 22:39:38 Eight people are being held captive at a supermarket in the south-western France, a police source has said, adding that the hostage-taker had shot at a police officer. BFM TV said the hostage-taker has claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. A source at …

Wrinkles, liver spots, crows’ feet: what happens to our skin as we age?

Wrinkles, liver spots, crows’ feet: what happens to our skin as we age?

Updated March 23, 2018 09:54:00 Photo: There are things we can do to optimise our skin health — but it doesn’t involve expensive anti-ageing creams. (iStockPhoto/IPGGutenbergUKLtd) Related Story: Do you really need to moisturise? Related Story: Is it really necessary to clean out our pores? The main factors that contribute …

Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Updated March 23, 2018 15:19:10 The mother of a Hunter Valley girl who was tortured and murdered by her stepfather will spend at least 18 months in jail, after a judge noted she too was a victim of terror. Detectives found the 12-year-old girl known as CN dead in her …

SA Government indicates support for nuclear waste dump as communities remain split about proposal

SA Government indicates support for nuclear waste dump as communities remain split about proposal

Updated March 23, 2018 19:19:39 Photo: Napandee Station near Kimba is one of two proposed sites for a nuclear waste facility. (ABC News: Gary-Jon Lysaght) Related Story: Nuclear medicine production in Australia at risk if dump site can’t be found Related Story: Nuclear waste decision divides community opinion in Kimba …

Our Kids Belong With Family: Rarriwuy Hick finds mass support for social media campaign

Our Kids Belong With Family: Rarriwuy Hick finds mass support for social media campaign

Posted March 23, 2018 17:38:16 Photo: Rarriwuy Hick and Meyne Wyatt believe Aboriginal families are constantly having to prove themselves. (ABC News: Bridget Brennan) When her family faced a traumatic separation from some young relatives, Australian actress Rarriwuy Hick channelled people power to spread a simple message: Our Kids Belong …

George Pell committal: A number of charges to be dropped, prosecutor says

George Pell committal: A number of charges to be dropped, prosecutor says

Updated March 23, 2018 17:03:52 Photo: A prosecutor said the charges would formally be withdrawn next Tuesday. (AAP: James Ross) The Melbourne Magistrates Court has been told a number of charges against Cardinal George Pell will be dropped. Prosecutor Mark Gibson SC said the charges related to one of the …

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Updated March 23, 2018 15:25:11 Photo: Cardinal Pell strenuously denies the charges of historical sexual offences. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Cardinal George Pell allegedly acted inappropriately against complainants “under the water” of a public swimming pool and out of sight of others, the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has heard. A sister …

According to old Donald Trump tweets, John Bolton shouldn’t be US National Security Adviser – Donald Trump’s America

According to old Donald Trump tweets, John Bolton shouldn’t be US National Security Adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 23, 2018 15:20:13 Photo: New US National Security Adviser John Bolton is regarded as “controversial even in Republican circles”. (Reuters: Joshua Roberts) Related Story: Trump’s new security adviser has tweeted about war in North Korea Related Story: Trump replaces security adviser with former UN ambassador John Bolton John …

Video shows kookaburra feasting on snake in backyard, bashing its head against the wall

Video shows kookaburra feasting on snake in backyard, bashing its head against the wall

Updated March 23, 2018 14:07:03 Video: Kookaburra eats a snake on the Sunshine Coast (Supplied: William Watson) (ABC News) Related Story: ‘The stuff nightmares are made of’: Snake surprises teen on toilet late at night There’s never a shortage of snake-related stories coming out of Queensland. In the past year …