Natalie Portman reveals children are using Australian words as she films new Thor movie Down Under

Male dominated: The Oscar-winning actress said that she read classic fables to her children and noticed all the characters were male ‘and I didn’t want either of my kids to have that’

Australian cricket threads a needle through history

The design, a collaboration between sports goods manufacturer ASICS and Indigenous women Aunty Fiona Clarke and Courtney Hagen, is part of recent efforts to recognise and encourage the involvement of Indigenous Australians in cricket. Clarke is a descendent of ‘Mosquito’ Conzens (called Grongarrong), an aboriginal cricketer who went on the 1868 tour of England, as […]

New MP tells Australian Parliament: ‘I was sexually harassed by NZ professor’

Announcing the review, AUT Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack told staff and students “recent events have raised concerns for some about whether our policies and procedures are as effective as they should be, and whether our harassment-free culture is as strong as we would like it to be”.

Sammy Hagar says he reconciled with Eddie Van Halen ‘earlier this year’ before rocker’s death

Dutch-American lead guitarist and songwriter Eddie Van Halen and American rock vocalist, songwriter and entrepreneur Sammy Hagar, of the hard rock band Van Halen, backstage during their “5150” tour, on May 9, 1986, at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ross Marino/Getty Images)

Djokovic equals Sampras’ year-end world number one record

However, he was disqualified from the US Open for hitting a line judge with a ball before his bid to win a second Roland Garros ended in a tame defeat to Nadal in the final.

Can women lead a tech boom in India?

Silicon Valley rival Google (GOOGL) also has a program to support Indian women who want to launch startups, while the number of women who have signed up for a Nasscom program to train for a career in tech is “tremendously high” at 4,000 to 5,000 people, said Vishwanathan.

‘Designed to inflict maximum damage’: Chilling spike in China’s economic ‘war’ against Australia with 82 ships carrying a staggering $1.1BILLION worth of coal stranded in hostile waters – with 1,500 seafarers on board

May 18: The World Health Organization backs a partial investigation into the pandemic, but China says it is a ‘joke’ for Australia to claim credit. The same day, China imposes an 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley. Australia says it may challenge this at the WTO. 

Intelligence review recommends new electronic surveillance Act for Australia

This would require, if the request for repeals is not adopted, amendments to the TIA Act and the ASIO Act to enable the Director-General of Security, on a request from the Foreign Minister or Defence Minister, to seek a warrant from the Attorney-General for the collection of foreign intelligence on an Australian person who is […]

Roshni Nadar leads list of India’s wealthiest women. Here are others

“One of the defining developments over the last couple of decades is the giant strides that women have taken as wealth creators. The Kotak Wealth Hurun – Leading Wealthy Women 2020 report reveals an interesting and inspiring trend of more and more trailblazing women leading the way and scripting success stories across a wide variety […]

Alia Bhatt on resuming work: We are all apprehensive, these are uncertain times, but we have to make an effort

She says, “It’s a great feeling to be reunited with the team and being back on set. Of course, we have multiple restrictions and protocols to follow, everyone is very careful, taking all sorts of precautions. But we’ve accepted that this is the new normal, and we’re all trying to make the best of the […]