Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn on Making The Cut’s massive prize money and how it differs from Project Runway

T: True confession: I love nothing more than being at home alone. So, I’m fortunate that this period of self-isolation appeals to my sensibilities. When people say to me, “I’m so bored,” I fundamentally don’t understand it. Surely, there’s a book that you want to read, a hobby requiring catch-up, a closet to be organised. […]

International Booker prize shortlist led by 28-year-old’s debut

Shokoofeh Azar’s The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree, translated by a writer who is remaining anonymous for security reasons, is narrated by the ghost of a 13-year-old girl fleeing her home after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. Daniel Kehlmann’s Tyll, translated from German by Ross Benjamin, draws from medieval German folklore to tell the […]

‘This man is not well’: Australians express concern for PM Scott Morrison as he sounds ‘breathless’ and ‘fatigued’ – and seems to have lost HAIR in just two months

Free childcare will be available to all parents regardless of their job but in the event that places fill up, Education Minister Dan Tehan said he wanted centres to prioritise access for essential workers such as doctors and nurses. 

‘She lost her job and has been eating on the couch for days’: Frustrated Australians turn on their ‘idiot’ housemates in isolation

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Auctioning 101: Do plenty of research, read the fine print & follow the money to maximise profit

Delhi Capitals is jointly owned by GMR group of GM Rao and JSW Sports and they have a net worth of Rs 1,920 cr. The team went in with a budget of Rs 27.85 cr, spent Rs 18.85 cr and ended up saving Rs 9 cr.Parth Jindal, the co-owner of Delhi Capitals, addressed a press […]

Delay in postponing the Open shows just how loud money talks for R&A

If the R&A doesn’t know precisely what to do about this year’s Open, something is seriously amiss. Sport has been paralysed by coronavirus, with events and seasons dropping from billboards one by one. It is fanciful to suggest the Kent coast can – or should, in respect of public services – host 200,000 visitors and […]

For Vladimir Putin, coronavirus offers a diplomatic opening and outsized PR dividends

At first, it seemed like a typically Putinesque masterstroke of public relations: Russia, once a recipient of US aid after the collapse of the Soviet Union, was now coming to the aid of the world’s wealthiest nation. But in a statement, US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus emphasized that the shipment was a purchase, not […]

Traveller spending 14-days isolated in a 3.5-star hotel on Sydney Harbour reveals what quarantine is REALLY like in a room with flickering lights and a window which won’t open – and slams whingers holed up in 5-star luxury

‘It wasn’t originally my plan to come back this early, I had a five year visa. I told myself if I don’t have another job by the first week of April I’d come home, but my friend told me to leave sooner,’ she said.

Doctors are set to be airlifted to infested cruise ships stranded off Australian coast to test 8,000 passengers for coronavirus rather than allow them to return to port

There are 1100 crew on the Ruby Princess from 51 countries. The company argues while the ship is registered in Bermuda, its home port is effectively Sydney given it was here on a six-month cruise season.

Australian shares fall as recession fears knock risk appetite, NZ down

Australian shares closed lower on Thursday, dragged down by the heavyweight financials sector as fears of a possible coronavirus-influenced global recession rose, following the U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning about a rise in virus death toll in the country. The S&P/ASX 200 index tracked Wall Street losses overnight and fell 1.98% to 5,154.30 at the […]