Tuesday , October 22 2019
Home / 2019 / January / 13

Daily Archives: January 13, 2019

Axed Lynn admires ‘elegance’ of balanced ODI line-up

A destructive force in white-ball tournaments around the world, Lynn has managed just 75 runs from four career ODI innings. Lynn’s 66 not out from 44 balls during Brisbane Heat’s thumping BBL win over Melbourne Renegades on Sunday was a reminder of his destructive talent, but the 28-year-old knows he …

Read More »

New guidelines say give babies peanut butter and forget ‘hypo-allergenic’ formula

“Food allergy has been increasing in incidence worldwide, with rates in Australia among the highest in the world,” wrote the guideline authors, led by chair of ASCIA’s paediatric committee Dr Preeti Joshi. They wrote a Melbourne-based study, dubbed HealthNuts, reported 10 per cent of infants under one year of age had …

Read More »

Quirky, fun musical variation on a classic fairy tale

Once Upon A Mattress. Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Mary Rodgers. Music by Mary Rodgers. Lyrics by Marshall Barer. Directed by Anita Davenport. Musical direction by Lauren Nihill. Choreographed by Jodi Hammond. Ickle Pickle Productions. Belconnen Theatre. Until January 24. Bookings: canberraticketing.com.au or 62752700. Alex McPherson as Winnifred …

Read More »

Nine’s ‘new-look Today show’ launches with same ol’ vibe

“Good morning and welcome to Melbourne Park on this, the very first day of a new era of tennis on Nine – and you may have noticed a new look Today team,” the series’ sole survivor Georgie Gardner told viewers as the show opened, throwing in a quick plug for …

Read More »

Markets Live: ASX opens higher, Wesfarmers slides

Qantas engineers have dragged the airline to court seeking more than $600,000 in backpay, claiming they were short-changed when being paid out for rostered days off that were never taken. The 77 engineers worked on shift rosters consisting of 40-hour work weeks, two hours above the standard work week, and …

Read More »

Mayor of Polish city Gdansk stabbed on stage

Loading Several Polish media outlets, including Rzeczpospolita, reported that the man yelled after stabbing Adamowicz: “Hello! Hello! My name is Stefan, I was jailed but innocent. … Civic Platform tortured me, that’s why Adamowicz just died.” Radio Gdansk reported that Adamowicz was stabbed in the area of his heart, but …

Read More »

Flights delayed after fire alarm grounds planes at Melbourne Airport

A fire alarm at Melbourne Airport grounded planes on Monday morning as the traffic control centre had to be evacuated. Flights were suspended from departing about 9am leaving planes also unable to land. However, an airport spokesman said flights had been able to resume about an hour later. He said there …

Read More »

Meghan Markle’s bodyguard quits after six months

The senior personal protection officer, who is not being named for security reasons, had been a prominent part of the couple’s security service as the only woman accompanying them on public engagements. While the officer, described as “brilliant” by colleagues, is understood to be leaving the Royal household on good …

Read More »

Cathy McGowan, trailblazing independent MP, to quit politics at the election

Two-term independent Cathy McGowan will not recontest Indi at the federal election, setting up a run from her nominated successor Helen Haines, and leaving the door open for Nationals MP Bridget McKenzie to announce a tilt at the rural Victorian seat. “The timing is right,” Ms McGowan said on Monday …

Read More »

‘iPhone 11’ may feature asymmetrical three-lens camera, reports say

A three-camera setup could bring a range of new features to the iPhone, depending on the specifics, including improved depth-sensing and distance measurement or greater optical zoom. Loading There have been no solid indications of what the new 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch iPhones might be called. iPhone XI would seem likely …

Read More »