Plans for fans to return for iconic Melbourne sports events

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Government officials are aiming to have crowds back at sports events in Melbourne in time for the Boxing Day cricket test between Australia and India in December and for the first tennis major of 2021 at the Australian Open.

Withings ScanWatch review: health-tracking watch with 30-day battery

The ScanWatch also has a smart vibrating alarm function that monitors your sleep cycle and wakes you up at the best possible time for you to feel refreshed. You set the time by which it it must wake you up plus a window leading up to it where it can wake you up early if […]

Row ensues over removal of Question Hour on Day 1 of monsoon session

Several opposition parliamentarians questioned the government over the removal of Question Hour on day one of the Parliament’s monsoon session proceedings on Monday. Parliamentarians from Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) said that there are several issues like unemployment, NEET exams and national security should have been discussed.

The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need

Last Friday the government released its “roadmap” for reopening UK theatres. There is just one problem: it’s woefully vague with no dates or hard information – or anything of practical use – and it has demoralised everyone I’ve spoken to in the industry. What good is a road map when you don’t know whether the […]

Victorian government aims for crowds at Australian Open and Boxing Day Test

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley indicated last week he is hopeful that Melbourne Park would have crowds of some description during its grand slam, and on Monday premier Daniel Andrews suggested his government was aiming for crowds to attend the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open.

VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]

Friends hold ‘a sprinkle of hope’ after 11 days at sea for missing man

READ MORE:’Absolutely desperate’: Parents of missing livestock herd manager plea for Government’s help in rescue effortsFamily ‘understands decision’ to scale back search of missing crewmenCaptain’s texts in final moments as capsized livestock ship sailed straight into eye of the typhoon Family of missing Southland man on capsized livestock boat remain hopeful he is still alive

Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai after being ‘terrorised all these days’, says her PoK comparison was ‘bang on’

— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) September 14, 2020 Kangana arrived in Mumbai to the news that her Pali Hill property had been partially demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on grounds of structural violations. Kangana has alleged that the action was politically motivated. She has been involved in a war of words with the Shiv […]

UK cities should work for the people who live in them, not for distant shareholders

Progressive economic approaches like community wealth building, which is being adopted in areas such as Preston, North Ayrshire, Newham and by the Scottish government, returns more economic power to local citizens. Unlike the hollow promises that investment will trickle outwards, community wealth building focuses on the predistribution of wealth before it’s even created, designing systems […]

Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

Lewis Hamilton and leading drivers have condemned Formula One and the FIA for putting drivers at risk for the sake of entertainment after a safety‑car restart led to a major accident at the Tuscan Grand Prix. Egan Bernal’s defence of his Tour de France title wilted and then collapsed definitively in the September heat, as […]