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Manchester United: hated, adored, never ignored – where next for Mourinho, Woodward and the club?

Oct 17, 2018 22:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Hated, adored, and never ignored is a slogan well-known to Manchester United fans. They could certainly be forgiven for thinking that the spotlight is shining very brightly on their club this season, too. With...

Michael Schumacher Latest News: Ex-Ferrari Boss Talks Fondly About F1 Icon, All Updates on Health Condition Since Accident

Oct 17, 2018 07:52 am UTC| Sports

It is now close to five years since Michael Schumacher got severely injured in a skiing accident. But fans are still remembering his successful Formula One driving career, including Jean Todt, his friend and former boss in...

Fifty years later, Peter Norman's heroic Olympic stand is finally being recognised at home

Oct 16, 2018 13:41 pm UTC| Sports

Fifty years ago today, American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists in the Black Power salute on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics to protest against racial...

Michael Schumacher News & Update: Nephew David Schumacher Following in F1 Legend’s Footsteps? Son Mick Schumacher to Join F2 in 2019?

Oct 03, 2018 09:51 am UTC| Sports

Michael Schumachers family members seem to be following in his footsteps. It was reported that one of his nephews, David Schumacher, is being groomed to be the next car racing champ. David is Michaels younger brother...

A history of sporting lingo: a linguistic 'shirtfronting' for lovers and haters of sports alike

Sep 30, 2018 22:09 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Like sport or hate it, its hard to deny the role that sporting lingo plays in our daily lives. Corporate language everywhere groans with references of people leveling playing fields, getting balls rolling, moving goal...

Jimmy Butler Trade News: Tom Thibodeau Still Trying To Get All-Star Wing To Stay

Sep 26, 2018 08:57 am UTC| Sports

Jimmy Butler has already indicated that hes ready to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves after his meeting with team president and head coach Tom Thibodeau last week, but it looks like Thibodeau is still trying to convince...

Kawhi Leonard Latest Update: Is Kyle Lowry Avoiding the Ex-Spurs Superstar?

Sep 26, 2018 08:13 am UTC| Sports

Kawhi Leonards journey with the Toronto Raptors is well underway and the ex-Spurs superstar is ready to work with his new team. Obviously, the talented forward needs to shake off some rust as he didnt play all that much in...

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Economy

Australia's naval upgrade may not be enough to keep pace in a fast-changing region

Last year, Professor Roger Bradbury and I questioned whether or not there was an unacceptable risk of the world sleepwalking into war. We cited as reasons to be concerned a lack of strong and principled leadership, the...

U.S. Treasuries suffer on hawkish Fed September policy meeting minutes; FOMC members’ speeches in focus

The U.S. Treasuries lost ground during late afternoon session Thursday after the Federal Reserves September monetary policy meeting minutes remained hawkish ahead of the Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index for the month...

UK gilts fall despite lower-than-expected September retail sales data; BoE Governor Carney’s speech in focus

The United Kingdoms gilts fell during Thursdays afternoon session despite a lower-than-expected reading of the countrys retail sales data for the month of September. Market participants will now be looking forward to Bank...

Australia’s September unemployment rate drops to 6-year low, well below RBA’s year-end forecast

Australias strong labour market report for September saw the unemployment rate drop to a six-year low of 5.0 percent, well below the RBAs forecast of 5-1/2 percent for year end. With leading indicators for the labour...

New Zealand bonds fall at close in muted trading session ahead of China’s Q3 GDP data

The New Zealand bonds closed lower Thursday amid a muted trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance as investors remain keen to watch Chinas gross domestic product for the third quarter of this...

Politics

Bringing in backpackers is not the right way to get more workers onto farms

Suddenly, getting workers onto farms is a top political priority. Over the weekend, and again in parliament on Monday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced plans to get more backpackers working on farms. We dont...

How the polls could have caught 'surprise' victories like Trump's

The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency surprised almost everyone, including apparently Trump himself. On the morning after the 2016 election, my teenage son made snarky comments about the state of polling...

US midterm elections: the dirty tricks used by parties to skew results in their favour

As the US midterm elections approach, its important to understand how the US has undergone a profound intensification in racially polarised partisanship. Race and attitudes about race closely align with party identities...

View from The Hill: How the government's plan to oppose Hanson's motion became a vote to support it

For Mathias Cormann, 2018 has been the annus horribilis. After emerging badly bruised from the leadership crisis, on Tuesday he took responsibility for the disastrous snafu over Pauline Hansons It is OK to be white...

Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

Roelof Pik Botha, South Africas foreign minister under apartheid, who has died at the age of 86, was a man of contradictions. He could, for example, be charming. But, though a long-serving diplomat, he was often very...

Science

How scientists are fighting infection-causing biofilms

The surfaces people interact with every day may seem rather mundane, but at the molecular scale, there is more activity than meets the eye. Every surface we touch has its own unique chemical properties. Its because of...

Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 2018 goes to 'Earth-watcher' Kurt Lambeck

Professor Kurt Lambeck has won the 2018 Prime Ministers Prize for Science. The award recognises Lambecks 50-year contribution to Australian and global science through his research watching planet Earth its a specialist...

Fighting frog fungus: Lee Berger wins PM's Life Scientist 2018 award

Lee Berger is the 2018 recipient of the Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year, one of the Prime Ministers Prizes for Science announced on October 17. Lees research identified the cause of mysterious and...

Boyer Lectures: gene therapy is still in its infancy but the future looks promising

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the ABCs Boyer Lectures. Delivered by Professor John Rasko, the 2018 Life Engineered lectures explore ethical and other issues around gene therapy and related technologies, and their...

How we can turn the tide for women in science

For the first time in 55 years, a woman has won the Nobel Prize in physics Prof. Donna Strickland. This win has publicly highlighted that women are still under-represented in science, particularly in physics. As a...

Technology

Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party

In the wake of this years large E. coli outbreak, Walmart notified its leafy green suppliers that they must be using blockchain technology to trace their products before the end of 2019. Walmart, one of the worlds...

‘Fornite’ News, Update: Elon Musk Trolls Players, Act 2 of Season 6 Coming Up

Fortnite has practically become inescapable these days, with everything from Hollywood stars to athletes getting in on the action. Even politicians know what it is and this speaks to the ubiquity of the Battle Royale title...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date, Latest News: At Least 99GB Needed to Install the Game; Rockstar Under Fire For Alleged Poor Working Conditions

Its finally confirmed. Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to require at least 99 GB of storage space for the PlayStation 4 and 107 GB for the Xbox One. That is if players buy a physical copy of the game. For PlayStation 4...

‘Days Gone’ News, Update: Delayed Again; Running In Fear Of ‘Crackdown’ and ‘Anthem’?

Days Gone has been delayed so many times since its 2016 reveal that zombie video game fans have started losing hope that it is ever going to be released. Until recently, PlayStation 4 owners were hoping that the Feb. 22,...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ News, Update: Activision Uses Microtransaction For Good, Raises Money For Unemployed Veterans

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 comes with microtransactions, like many of the video games that Activision produces. However, the company is attempting to slightly diminish the negative reputation of in-game economies by...
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