Archive for June 5th, 2017

Seven confirmed dead and dozens injured in London attack

Seven confirmed dead and dozens injured in London attack

SEVEN people have been killed and at least 48 injured after three terrorists mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and then went on a stabbing rampage. According to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, there are reports that two Australians were caught up in the attack. “At this time we are aware of reports of two Australians […]

Accused refused bail for Australian job scam

Accused refused bail for Australian job scam

A man who allegedly conned people to pay him $1600 and promised them jobs in Australia was yesterday remanded by the Lautoka Magistrates Court. Lepani Raikula, 32, of Natabua Seaside in Lautoka, appeared before Magistrate Rangajeewa Wimalasema, spotting two black eyes. Police prosecutor Corporal Theordore Lew told the court that Raikula suffered facial injuries from […]

Coach Michael Cheika select Rob Horne as Kerevi’s replacement

Coach Michael Cheika select Rob Horne as Kerevi’s replacement

THE player the Wallabies attack could least afford to lose, Samu Kerevi, has been rubbed out for the entire June series and Michael Cheika’s decision to replace him with Rob Horne has caused controversy. Former Brumbies coach Laurie Fisher publicly supported Force centre Bill Meakes, a view shared on Twitter by Force coach Dave Wessels, […]

One in four Aussies want cashless society: study

One in four Aussies want cashless society: study

AUSTRALIANS are going cold on cash with new research revealing one in four of us want to make payments by card or mobile only. But a world of only digital transactions could mean pain for some members of society. ING’s International Survey Mobile Banking 2017, canvassed nearly 15,000 adults across 15 countries. Of approximately 1000 […]

How a university professor lost $230,000 on the pokies

How a university professor lost $230,000 on the pokies

She may not look like it, but Laurie Brown is a poker machine addict. Professor Brown, a successful University of Canberra academic, lost hundreds of thousands of dollars on the pokies, exploding the myth that gambling-related harm only affected those in lower socio-economic brackets. “I could be glued to the machine for six hours at […]