October 5, 2018

Waitrose urgently recalls two breakfast cereals

Customers are being asked to return them to stores
October 5, 2018

Google asking ad firms to run rival price comparison sites

For the past four months, Google has been encouraging advertising agencies to create price comparison sites, which it presents in the Google Shopping box.
October 5, 2018

Markus Zusak: ‘I was just failing and failing, over and over again’

The follow-up novel to The Book Thief was much anticipated. But suddenly the stakes were higher. Everyone was watching – and waiting. For 13 agonising years.
October 5, 2018

Teacher accused of having sex with pupil says she ‘cared’ about him and ‘wanted to help him’

Ellie Wilson, 29, denies having sex with the teenager on a flight back from an overseas camping trip
October 5, 2018

Stars get set to mount a rally for Shoals at The Everest

Swimstar Ian Thorpe dives into a different sort of race.
October 5, 2018

Turn, turn and turn again: The designer with the illusionist’s gift

Flatters all types. Works on first nights or matinees. Classic yet edgy. For Dion Lee, creating a new Sydney Opera House staff uniform was quite the challenge.
October 5, 2018

Dicey Topics: William Shatner talks money, religion and bodies

The 87-year-old Canadian actor and filmmaker discusses the subjects we're told to keep private.
October 5, 2018

Here’s Lucy: Cate Blanchett to play zany queen of comedy

The Australian actor is set to star as Lucille Ball in a biopic written by West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin.
October 5, 2018

Listeria FEARS grow: One dead and three struck down as food product recalled

LISTERIA monocytogenes is a bacterial infection that can cause severe symptoms and even death. Now ham in North Carolina, US, has been recalled.
October 5, 2018

One year after Weinstein scandal, accused male celebrities are attempting comebacks

But are the likes of Louis C.K., Kevin Spacey and even Harvey Weinstein facing an impossible feat?
October 5, 2018

Straddling the literary and commercial: Booktopia’s bookman John Purcell

John Purcell, the book buyer with pub tastes, says literature and popular fiction need not be mutually exclusive, and an author is capable of both.
October 5, 2018

Australian artists respond to the horror of the Western Front battlefields

A platoon of Australian contemporary artists was sent to the World War I battlefields to capture an artistic response.