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Scottish leader to seek London’s approval for new vote in October 2023 independence

Scottish leader to seek London’s approval for new vote in October 2023 independence

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told the country’s parliament she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scottish independence on October 19, 2023. Key points: Scotland’s government intends to hold a second independence referendum on October 19, 2023 Voters in Scotland, which has a population of around 5.5 million, rejected a similar vote in …

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Landmark gig worker protection agreement struck between Uber and Transport Workers’ Union

Landmark gig worker protection agreement struck between Uber and Transport Workers’ Union

Gig economy workers could be given fairer wages and guaranteed protections under a landmark agreement struck between Uber and the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU). Key points: Uber and the Transport Workers’ Union will lobby the government for laws to protect gig workers It comes as seven food delivery drivers died on the job in 2020 …

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NBA Draft 2022: Dyson Daniels mum, Brikitta Kool-Daniels’ dress goes viral, New Orleans Pelicans news

NBA Draft 2022: Dyson Daniels mum, Brikitta Kool-Daniels’ dress goes viral, New Orleans Pelicans news

The mum of Australia’s newest NBA star has revealed how she managed to go viral with a dress that caused “mayhem” in America. The mum of Australia’s newest NBA star Dyson Daniels now knows she drove America wild during the 2022 NBA Draft. Daniels enjoyed one of the biggest nights of his life as he …

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Travis Barker tweets ‘God save me’ as he’s rushed to hospital

Travis Barker tweets ‘God save me’ as he’s rushed to hospital

Blink-182 star Travis Barker has been rushed to hospital over a mystery medical emergency as he tweeted: “God save me.” Travis Barker has been rushed to hospital in Los Angeles after suffering an unknown health issue. The Blink-182 drummer’s new wife, US reality star Kourtney Kardashian, was seen by his side as he was put …

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Aboriginal fashion creatives tour Europe to tell Australia’s ‘real story’

Aboriginal fashion creatives tour Europe to tell Australia’s ‘real story’

Members of an all-Aboriginal group of fashion creatives say a series of shows in Europe became an empowering — and sometimes confronting — opportunity to rectify foreign misconceptions about First Nations and Australian history. The group of designers and models had been invited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to hold fashion shows …

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‘Her attitude was a lesson to us all’: tributes for in for Dame Deborah James |  Cancer

‘Her attitude was a lesson to us all’: tributes for in for Dame Deborah James | Cancer

Dame Deborah James has been hailed as an “inspiration” and an “extraordinary campaigner” of “unbelievable tenacity” as tributes poured in for the podcaster and cancer campaigner, who has died at the age of 40. The mother-of-two had been receiving end-of-life care since May at her parents’ home in Woking, Surrey, after stopping active treatment for …

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Shell says Prelude LNG shipments disrupted until at least mid-July

Shell says Prelude LNG shipments disrupted until at least mid-July

The logo of Royal Dutch Shell is pictured during a launch event for a hydrogen electrolysis plant at Shell’s Rhineland refinery in Wesseling near Cologne, Germany, July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen// Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, June 29 (Reuters) – Shell Plc (SHEL.L) said on Wednesday liquefied natural gas (LNG) …

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Woman shares what flight attendants can’t do while flying on-duty

Woman shares what flight attendants can’t do while flying on-duty

A flight attendant’s clip on what they can and cannot do while on duty has gone viral with one particular rule leaving many of her followers shocked. If you have noticed that flight attendants look well-presented all the time – there’s a reason. Cabin crew go through training on grooming where they are taught the …

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ABC ‘sympathetic’ to ‘doomsday’ activists blocking Sydney traffic

ABC ‘sympathetic’ to ‘doomsday’ activists blocking Sydney traffic

Sky News Chris Kenny says many were disgusted with the anarchy and selfish behavior of activists protesting in Sydney city on Monday – but the ABC was “much more sympathetic”. It comes as heavy police presence around Sydney has forced climate change activists to disperse after a failed attempt to cause disruptions for a second …

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