• Thu. Jul 7th, 2022

Actor Christina Applegate diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Applegate announced her diagnosis in a tweet on TuesdayEmmy-winning U.S. actor Christina Applegate has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and described her condition as a “tough road.” “A few months…

Gen Z is obsessed with text-heavy memes on Instagram. But why?

LOS ANGELES: Last month, singer Courtney Love, who is a keen observer of social media trends, posted a cryptic message on Instagram. “Lots of people don’t understand Gen-Z,” she wrote.…

Why isn’t the census translated into languages other than English?

Back in Shanghai, Xueli Zhao was a hospital doctor. Now living alone in a public housing flat in Melbourne’s inner-east, 84-year-old Dr Zhao relies heavily on her children to communicate…

Trolling the Census: The hilarious answers from past surveys

Census surveys are an integral part of preserving our history and defining a country’s collective identity. Australia’s 18th Census night is on Tuesday, but the concept dates as far back…

NSW snap one-week lockdown for Tamworth

Tamworth in northern NSW will be locked down for one week after a woman travelled there from Newcastle while infected with COVID-19. No cases of the virus have yet been…

Anger erupts on social media after French marathon runner Amdouni clears table of water bottles

French marathon runner Morhad Amdouni provoked widespread anger today for deliberately knocking over an entire row of water bottles at one of the hydration stations on the Olympic marathon course…

What happens if you don’t complete the census

Census night is this Tuesday, but officials from the Australian Bureau of Statistics are bracing for multiple debilitating cyber attacks. Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has…

NSW snap one-week lockdown for Tamworth

Tamworth in northern NSW will be locked down for one week after a woman travelled there from Newcastle while infected with COVID-19. No cases of the virus have yet been…

Regional Victoria’s lockdown to end at midnight. Here are the new restrictions, and what Melbourne can expect

As Victoria continues to battle the latest COVID-19 outbreak, there is some good news. Regional areas will be released from lockdown from 11:59pm. So what do those restrictions look like?…

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna renamed after Dhyan Chand – but there’s already an award in athlete’s honour

As the Narendra Modi government announced on Friday that it would rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, India’s highest sporting honour, after Dhyan Chand, some social media users pointed…