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Lady Gaga Godmother to Elton John’s Son

Elton John and partner have expressed their joy at being parents and announced that Lady Gaga is the godmother of their son, born in December last year.   Zachary Jackson…

Criminals on Parole Committing Murders

A problem in the Victoria Police’s computer systems failed to identify seven criminals who committed murder while on parole as parole violators. According the the Herald Sun, the seven criminals…

Gaddafi Claims that Libya is “Ready for Battle”

On the fourth day of the UN-backed military intervention in Libya, TV footage showed Muammar Gaddafi boasting that his country is “ready for battle.” Gaddafi was also shown telling supporters…

Kamikaze Attack Kills Gaddafi’s Son

A kamikaze attack by a Libyan air force pilot on the colonel’s barracks on Saturday has killed Muammar Gaddafi’s son, reports say. The Libyan government is however denying reports by…

Pro-Gaddafi Protesters Mob UN Chief on Visit to Cairo

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was surrounded by pro-Gadaffi demonstrators on Tahrir Square, forcing his convoy to flee into the neighbouring Arab League headquarters. The 50 or so demonstrators were…

The US Government Should “Stop Doing Embarrassing Things”

A high-profile human rights lawyer last night told supporters of the Australian-born WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that his only crime is embarrassing the U.S. government and that they should “stop…

No Rugby World Cup in Christchurch

Christchurch has been removed as the host for seven matches during the Rugby World Cup due to be held later this year, organisers said on Wednesday. Christchurch, which was going…

Products with Questionable Effectiveness Continued to be Sold in Australian Pharmacies

A range of products with purported health benefits sold by pharmacies throughout the country have failed to provide evidence of their effectiveness, a review by CHOICE says. The products that…

Gadgets Interfere with People’s sleep

People in the US are loosing sleep because of their gadgets, a recent study say. A National Sleep Foundation poll has found that some five percent of those surveyed play…

Carbon Tax Campaign on the Cards

An advertising campaign to better inform people about the proposed carbon tax has not been ruled out, Prime Minister Julia Gillard say. Speaking from the US, Ms Gillard said about…