Grenfell Tower: Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after London tower fire

Grenfell Tower: Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after London tower fire

Posted May 15, 2018 23:34:44 Photo: Public hearings on the cause of the fire are due to start next month. (Reuters: Toby Melville, File) A model of Whirlpool fridge freezer initially thought to have started last year’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire has been declared safe after technical investigations ordered by …

‘Model citizen’ and former fugitive living in Australia for 30 years on false passport Patton Eidson jailed in the US

‘Model citizen’ and former fugitive living in Australia for 30 years on false passport Patton Eidson jailed in the US

Updated May 14, 2018 13:09:25 An American who had lived as a fugitive in a far north Queensland town for three decades has been jailed in the United States. Patton Eidson, 74, also known as Peyton, was arrested at his home in Julatten a year ago. The arrest prompted an …

Israel Folau has failed as a role model with his Instagram comments on gay people

Israel Folau has failed as a role model with his Instagram comments on gay people

By Katharine Gelber Posted April 18, 2018 13:02:09 Photo: Folau has failed to appreciate the special responsibilities he carries as a role model for young people everywhere. (AAP: David Moir) Much has been made of Wallabies star Israel Folau’s comment last week on Instagram that gay people needed to “repent …

New business model invites customers to share risks and rewards of farming – ABC Rural

New business model invites customers to share risks and rewards of farming – ABC Rural

Central Victorian pig farmers Will Bennett and Emma Horsburgh are pioneering a new model of farming in Australia. The couple have just made their first delivery of pork to customers using Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), a business model where customers essentially buy shares in a farm. How CSA works How …

Israel Folau a ‘strong role model’ despite saying gay people go to hell, Rugby boss Raelene Castle says

Israel Folau a ‘strong role model’ despite saying gay people go to hell, Rugby boss Raelene Castle says

Updated April 10, 2018 14:07:52 Photo: Israel Folau’s social media post landed him in hot water. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has described besieged Wallabies star Israel Folau as a “strong role model” despite his social media post saying that gay people were going to hell. …

Facebook’s business model is incompatible with human rights

Facebook’s business model is incompatible with human rights

Posted April 03, 2018 08:59:45 Photo: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen on stage during a town hall at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California September 27, 2015. (Reuters: Stephen Lam) Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the …

Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a ‘breach’. It is Facebook’s business model in action

Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a ‘breach’. It is Facebook’s business model in action

By Uri Gal Posted March 22, 2018 13:03:48 Photo: The Cambridge Analytica scandal shows digital surveillance is at the core of Facebook’s business model. (Reuters: Dado Ruvic) The magnitude of Facebook’s surveillance scheme revealed by the Cambridge Analytica story has led to public outcry and sent shockwaves through the political …