Teens aged 16 and 17 can get second Covid jab in winter rollout

TEENAGERS aged 16 and 17 will be offered a second Covid vaccine dose, it has been announced. Experts on vaccine and drug safety panels say the evidence shows it is safe for teens to be double jabbed. The decision came from the Joint The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which advised that all […]

Can deaf star Rose Ayling-Ellis hear the music on Strictly Come Dancing?

EASTENDERS star Rose Ayling-Ellis has continued to defy expectations as Strictly Come Dancing's first ever deaf contestant. But some fans have been left wondering how the hearing-impaired contestant has been able to hear the music. Here's all you need to know. Can Rose Ayling-Ellis hear the music on Strictly Come Dancing? Rose previously explained how […]

Royal family told they can sue Netflix over The Crown portrayals

Crown Prosecution Service? Royal family told they can sue Netflix hit over their portrayals Close friends of the Royal Family reportedly sought legal advice over The Crown The friends were concerned about how they themselves would be portrayed in new series Solicitors told them they may have legal grounds to sue the show’s creators Reportedly, the […]

Can a video game be sport? Almost 7 million fans can’t be wrong

Last weekend a peak audience of 2,748,434 across internet streaming platforms watched two teams compete for a $US1 million ($1.4 million) prize at a major tournament in Stockholm. They were playing a video game. Over two weeks, the world’s best 24 Counter-Strike teams, including the Australian-based Renegades, who qualified as Oceania’s best, were whittled down […]

Only tougher laws can tackle political graft

It was former British prime minister Winston Churchill who proclaimed that “no one pretends democracy is perfect” but, in essence, it’s the best system of government we have. Some of its grubbier imperfections were on display this week when the former factional heavyweight and Labor minister Adem Somyurek spent four days being grilled by the […]