October 16, 2018

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist review: Portrait of a fashion’s wild woman a scatty, entertaining affair

Vivienne Westwood thoroughly dislikes the documentary, which was shot as her company opened flagship stores in Paris and New York with balloons, plastic streamers and a loud fanfare.
October 16, 2018

These are the train stations with the worst delays

The worst train services for punctuality and cancellations have been identified as part of analysis of services in the UK.
October 16, 2018

‘Clumsily put’: David Koch addresses Usain Bolt slavery comment

Koch's joke comes a month after Sunrise was pinged over its notorious segment on Aboriginal adoption. 
October 16, 2018

A funny thing happened to Dr Ken

Generally speaking, there's precious little overlap between medicine and comedy. But Ken Jeong – Hollywood actor, comedian and doctor – got to deploy both his comedic and medicinal skills during a stand-up performance in Phoenix, Arizona this year.
October 16, 2018

Raisman questions USA Gymnastics’ interim president pick

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman on Monday spoke out against USA Gymnastics' choice for its interim president and chief executive, saying survivors of sexual abuse "deserve better."
October 16, 2018

Curiosity can’t kill Iron Maiden’s cool cat

As his 2017 autobiography, What Does This Button Do?, implies, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has never been short of natural curiosity.
October 16, 2018

Fans reap picks at Cheap Trick

Singer Robin Zander was fighting fit while guitarist Rick Nielsen seemed to delight in throwing plectrums out into the audience.
October 16, 2018

Sharri Markson fails to spark in Sky News debut

However, Sky's Sydney audience remained steady.
October 16, 2018

John Jarratt seeking ‘express lane to trial date’ over rape charge

Australian actor John Jarratt wants a historical sexual assault charge against him dealt with quickly as it continues to impact his career.
October 16, 2018

Ukrainian twins banned for life for match-fixing – TIU

Ukrainian twin brothers Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko have been banned from tennis for life and fined $250,000 each for "multiple match-fixing offences", the Tennis Integrity Unit said on Monday.
October 16, 2018

Bolt offered contract with Maltese club – report

Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, ESPN reported, triggering speculation he may be set to walk out from his trial at Australian team Central Coast Mariners.
October 16, 2018

Skeleton – Britain’s double Olympic champion Yarnold quits skeleton

Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold on Monday announced her retirement from skeleton, saying she was "ready for a new chapter" in her life.