Tim Browne chooses quality of life over NRL career after horrific injury

Tim Browne chooses quality of life over NRL career after horrific injury

Posted May 18, 2018 17:54:17 Photo: Tim Browne had plenty of physical knocks at the Bulldogs and Penrith, but now internal injuries have forced him to retire. (AAP: Michael Chambers) For many fans, once a player is injured their first thoughts are the impact of their absence on the rest …

American tourist says being mugged at knifepoint in outback WA ‘lowest point of my life’

American tourist says being mugged at knifepoint in outback WA ‘lowest point of my life’

Posted May 16, 2018 18:12:27 Photo: American tourist Richard Kezer was mugged at knifepoint on his first night in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. (ABC Goldfields-Esperance: Jarrod Lucas) An American tourist who was mugged at knifepoint in outback Western Australia says thieves left him stranded with just the clothes on his back and one …

Teenage girl fights for life after being hit by truck in Melbourne’s east

Teenage girl fights for life after being hit by truck in Melbourne’s east

Posted May 16, 2018 08:41:48 Police are searching for the driver of a truck after a teenage girl was critically injured in an apparent hit-and-run in Melbourne’s east. The girl was walking south across Whitehorse Road in Ringwood just after 7:00am when she was struck by a truck turning from …

Evidence of massive water plumes on Jupiter moon Europa boosts hopes for finding alien life

Evidence of massive water plumes on Jupiter moon Europa boosts hopes for finding alien life

Updated May 15, 2018 08:39:07 Photo: Europa is one of Jupiter’s 53 moons. (NASA) A new look at old data is giving scientists a fresh reason to view Europa, a moon of Jupiter, as a leading candidate in the search for life beyond Earth, with evidence of water plumes shooting …

Budget 2018: Boost for clinical trials as patients speak about life as human guinea pigs

Budget 2018: Boost for clinical trials as patients speak about life as human guinea pigs

Posted May 13, 2018 04:48:55 For people with chronic or incurable conditions, there’s only one thing scarier than the experimental treatments involved in a clinical trial — getting the placebo. When faced with the prospect of a life plagued by burdensome pain or an early death, the promise of a …

Michelle Curtis’s Thai corn fritters recipe | Life and style

There’s only one thing better than a few tasty bite-sized nibbles to start a meal off on the right foot, and that’s a glass of bubbles – or two. Choose your nibbles well, as it sets the tone for the rest of the meal. They can be as simple as …

Ten ways Meghan Markle’s life will change once she marries Prince Harry

Ten ways Meghan Markle’s life will change once she marries Prince Harry

Updated May 13, 2018 06:07:09 Photo: The soon-to-be Duchess will have to follow some bizarre royal rules after she marries Prince Harry. (Reuters: Eddie Mulholland) Related Story: Etiquette guru’s guide to behaving correctly among royalty Related Story: Why Meghan Markle won’t be a princess Next weekend American actress Meghan Markle …

Life after death: When dying is an ordinary part of your working day

Life after death: When dying is an ordinary part of your working day

Updated May 12, 2018 10:11:53 Photo: “Be more conscious of the world around you and be aware that it can quickly be taken away from you.” — Sgt. Kylie Blumson (Supplied: QPS Forensics) Related Story: Let’s talk about death Related Story: Opinion: A lonely death in Melbourne, unnoticed by neighbours …

Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

American photographer Nancy Borowick was 28 when she found herself faced with two parents having parallel treatment for stage four cancer. “It was so awful, it was almost funny,” she says. Nancy’s mother Laurel was facing breast cancer for the third time in 17 years, while her father Howie was …

David Goodall, Australia’s oldest scientist, ends his own life at 104 | Society

Australia’s oldest scientist, David Goodall, has ended his own life, surrounded by family at a clinic in Switzerland. The British-born 104-year-old was forced to travel on a one-way ticket from his home in Western Australia to Switzerland where liberal assisted suicide laws allowed him to end his life legally, in …