Chart of the day: Royal weddings still rule TV ratings

Chart of the day: Royal weddings still rule TV ratings

Posted May 18, 2018 09:39:44 Maybe you’ve had enough of Harry and Meghan by now, but the fact is a lot of people love to watch a Royal wedding. William and Kate’s 2011 marriage ceremony remains the most-watched free-to-air TV program since 2008, with 4.09 million viewers across three channels, …

Centrelink rule change jeopardises disability pension for thousands of inmates | Australia news

The federal government plans to cancel the disability support pension for thousands of prisoners, regardless of whether they’ve been found guilty or are still on remand. A significant change to the disability support pension was announced in last week’s budget, the latest in a long-running effort to tighten access to …

The 12-week pregnancy rule: Why is the first trimester shrouded in secrecy? – Health

The 12-week pregnancy rule: Why is the first trimester shrouded in secrecy? – Health

The first trimester of pregnancy can often be the hardest. Pregnancy hormones, extreme fatigue, nausea and vomiting, tender breasts, and perpetually needing to wee make life growing a human no easy feat. For many women, it’s made harder by an unwritten social rule that says they should keep their news …

Food safety: Are the sniff test, the five-second rule and rare burgers safe?

Food safety: Are the sniff test, the five-second rule and rare burgers safe?

Posted May 10, 2018 12:58:41 Photo: All minced, rolled, stuffed, tenderised and similar types of meat (including burgers) need to be cooked right through. (Supplied: (Yelp) Noah E) There are many rules in food safety lore, some that have a basis in fact, and some that are purely grounded in …

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

Updated May 07, 2018 10:30:12 US President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has said he would not rule out the possibility that payments were made to women other than porn star Stormy Daniels to get them to stay silent about allegations against Mr Trump. Key points: Mr Giuliani says he …

Super profits tax for miners and ‘Buffett rule’ on Greens’ tax agenda | Australia news

With the major parties set to use budget week as a staging post for a tax battle to play out between now and the next election, the Greens have entered the field, proposing a “Buffett rule” for high earners and a super profits tax for the mining industry. In a …

IAAF member quits over ‘objectionable’ rule change that bans Caster Semenya from competition

IAAF member quits over ‘objectionable’ rule change that bans Caster Semenya from competition

Posted May 01, 2018 08:53:12 One of the world’s most respected sports lawyers has quit his position on a committee of the governing body of international athletics, slamming the controversial new rule that is believed to target gold medal-winning South African runner Caster Semenya. Four months after being appointed to …

Caster Semenya’s career in jeopardy as IAAF readies new hyperandrogenism rule

Caster Semenya’s career in jeopardy as IAAF readies new hyperandrogenism rule

Updated April 26, 2018 10:32:27 Photo: Caster Semenya’s career has been glittering, but has always attracted controversy. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Mission accomplished for Semenya as she enjoys some Gold Coast adulation Related Story: Glory for Semenya but IAAF could end her career later this year South African athlete …

David Copperfield had to break a magician’s golden rule: never reveal the secrets behind your tricks

David Copperfield had to break a magician’s golden rule: never reveal the secrets behind your tricks

Posted April 20, 2018 10:32:34 Photo: Magician David Copperfield is worth about $61.5 million, according to Forbes. (Reuters: Danny Moloshok) A magician never reveals his secrets. But David Copperfield had to break that golden rule after a court required he reveal the process behind one of his tricks during a …