Queensland road rage attack victim in a coma

Source: Daily Mail >> A man fighting for life following a shocking road rage attack on a Queensland motorway could be in coma for weeks. Brock Prime is ‘in a bad way’ after he was left for dead on the M1.

Young Fathers: ‘Everybody has a dark side. We’re all complicit…’

Source: The Guardian >> Award-winning Edinburgh hip-hop trio Young Fathers on ‘bad men’, shadow-boxing with portraits, and their new album, Cocoa Sugar On a cold Sunday night at the end of January, a rapt audience at London’s Barbican Centre is watching a new film called Fetish, showing a naked black man walking through the streets […]

Naples: Elena Ferrante’s brilliant city

Source: The Guardian >> Fans of the writer’s Neapolitan novels are flocking to discover the south Italian city, whose personality is as important to the books as the protagonists Like many tourists in Naples, I have only ever been there en route to somewhere else. For years the city has had a reputation for being […]

The Long Hangover by Shaun Walker – review

Source: The Guardian >> This account of how Putin’s new Russia rose from the ruins of the Soviet Union is judicious, humane and highly entertaining Everyone’s talking about Russia again, troll farms, sanctions, money laundering, and all the rest of it. In a way, whatever the topic of the day, we’re just trying to answer […]

Trump says he will scrap military parade if its to pricey

Source: Daily Mail >> ‘We’ll see if we can do it at a reasonable cost. If we can’t, we won’t do it,’ Trump said during a phone interview with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro.

Labor will not support donations law that 'punishes' charities, says Shorten

Source: The Gaurdian >> Labor leader says he will keep working to ban foreign donations but believes it can be done without impacting other groups including not-for-profits The Labor leader Bill Shorten has toughened his language on the Turnbull government’s proposed ban on foreign donations and other electoral law changes, declaring he will not support […]

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan to carry Great Britain flag at closing ceremony

Source: BBC News >> Bronze medallist Billy Morgan will carry the Great Britain flag at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday.

Iraq's ethnic, religious groups fragmented as elections near

Source: ABC News >> Iraq’s Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds have grown more fragmented and divided ahead of national elections scheduled for May

US, North Korea Olympic delegations make last-minute additions, raising eyebrows

Source: ABC News >> The last-minute additions have many wondering if secret talks will happen.

Bondi room one metre wide for $200 per week

Source: Daily Mail >> A Sydney woman has advertised a ‘room’ barley one metre wide in her Bondi apartment for $200 per week.