World News

City lawmakers want to impose gentrification tax

Here’s one thing that unites local pols across the political divide — a gentrification tax. A bipartisan group of city lawmakers is pushing Albany to approve tweaks to the state tax laws that would allow them to hit new homebuyers with tax bills based on the actual market prices of their properties. The coalition of […]

Sport

Frustrated trainers want welfare investment to be transparent

Leading trainers at Caulfield expressed frustration that their efforts to re-home racehorses and ensure they are cared for after retiring had not completely eradicated the cruel treatment of some racehorses exposed on ABC's 7.30 on Thursday night. All acknowledged that such a gruesome ending to racehorses' lives, as depicted in the 7.30 program, was unacceptable […]

Lifestyle

Want a new outfit for every occasion? Just swish* one!

Want a new outfit for every occasion? Just swish* one! That’s the fashionably green trend for clothes swap parties — where you trade unwanted pieces for a new look Baroness Jenkin says Swishing is the perfect way to refresh your wardrobe  The Conservative member hosted her first clothes swap party eight years ago  She says her fashion frugality […]

TV & Movies

What Did Jason Momoa Want to Do Before Becoming Famous?

Jason Momoa is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. After rising to success through his role as Khal Drogo on HBO’s Game of Thrones, Momoa joined forces with DC Comics to become the iconic character Aquaman in a big-budget film that earned high praise from critics and fans. What many of his most ardent […]