The Dally M Awards are tonight and rugby league's night of nights not only celebrates the players' accomplishments over the past year ahead of the grand final, but gives their wives and girlfriends a chance to show off their fashion prowess on the red carpet.
Former US president Bill Clinton is "doing fine" in a California hospital, President Joe Biden says after his fellow Democrat was admitted with a non-coronavirus infection earlier this week.Clinton, 75, who left office in 2001, entered the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday evening for the infection, according to his spokesman, Angel Urena.
ACT health authorities are worried about a sharp drop in COVID-19 testing numbers, with figures more than halving compared to a week earlier.While Sunday's tally of 33 new coronavirus infections was comfortably below recent record highs of 50-plus cases, ACT Health warned there has been a noticeable drop in the number of people getting tested.
Archaeologists in southern Italy have come across the skeleton of an ancient man who died in the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD."A find from which we expect a lot," Francesco Sirano, director of the Ercolano archaeological park south of Naples, told the ANSA news agency.
Southeast Asian countries will invite a non-political representative from Myanmar to a regional summit this month, delivering an unprecedented snub to the military leader who led a coup against an elected civilian government in February.The decision taken by foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at an emergency meeting on Friday night marks a rare bold step for the consensus-driven bloc, which has traditionally favoured a policy of engagement and non-interfere
Haircuts as well as a parma and pot are finally back on the menu for fully vaccinated Victorians.The state's long-suffering citizens breathed a sigh of relief as Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday the state will end its sixth lockdown five days earlier than planned.
Health Minister Greg Hunt says an "incredible" number of Australians have come forward to have the jab against COVID-19 as the country hit 32.Over the course of the next week he said very important milestones are also likely to be reached nationally.
Smith, who was 13 when he killed a four-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, corrections officials say.Smith, now 41, appeared for the 11th time before the Board of Parole on October 5 and was granted release as early as November 17, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said in an emailed statement on Saturday.
An 11th-hour deal has been reached, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and frozen productions in Hollywood and across the US.After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and from the studios and entertainment companies who employ them reached the three-year contract agreement before a Monday strike deadline.
An estimated $140 million worth of heroin hidden inside a shipping container sent to Melbourne from Malaysia has been intercepted by Australian authorities.The 450 kilogram haul is the largest shipment ever detected in Australia.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg surprised attendees at a concert for the environment by performing a song together with another climate activist in Stockholm.Thunberg sang and danced to Rick Astley's 1980s hit Never Gonna Give You Up, cheered on by the crowd on Saturday evening.
Queensland canegrower Peter Anderson has been taking steps to reduce run-off from his 650 hectare farm at Tully for about 10 years."We would encourage everyone to have a look at it," he told AAP of the land management initiative which will help sustain Great Barrier Reef water quality improvements and at the same time earn him alterative income.
The Duke of Cambridge will call for society to "unite in repairing our planet" at the first awards ceremony for his environmental prize.William and the Duchess of Cambridge will join a host of famous faces for the inaugural awards ceremony for the Earthshot Prize on Sunday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has laid flowers outside the church where an MP was stabbed to death a day earlier, and police were given more time to question the man detained under terrorism powers on suspicion of murder.The attack on David Amess, from Johnson's Conservative Party, comes five years after the murder of Jo Cox, an MP from the opposition Labour Party, and has prompted a review of the security of elected politicians.
Women escaping violent relationships will be eligible for one-off federal welfare payments of up to $5000.The assistance, which is available from Tuesday, will come in the form of $1500 cash and the remainder in goods and services or direct payments of bonds, school fees or other support to help establish a safe home.
Former US President Bill Clinton will remain in a Southern California hospital following a urological infection, but continues to make "excellent progress" and is expected to soon be discharged, a spokesman says.The 75-year-old, who served as president from 1993 to 2001, entered the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday evening after suffering from fatigue.