Our overwhelming and wonderful age of television

too many tv shows on too many devices it’s a good problem. If you don’t agree, talk to someone who spent their childhood using a clothes hanger for a TV antenna and a pair of pliers to change the channel, all just to watch. Eight is enough. Yes, the age of streaming has been overwhelming. … Read more

The family of Canberran Matthew McLuckie urged another driver allegedly involved in a fatal crash to ‘stop hiding like cowards’

The family of Matthew McLuckie, the young man who died last Thursday in a head-on crash in south Canberra, say they have been “heartbroken” by the “senseless” and “absolutely preventable” death of their son and brother. Key points: Mr. McLuckie’s family described him as “caring, funny, witty, smart and humble”. Police are investigating whether a … Read more

China arrives in the South Pacific this week

China has announced that one of its most powerful men and a large entourage of high-level officials are headed to the South Pacific. One of China’s most powerful men is heading to the South Pacific for an 8-nation trip in two days, Beijing confirmed overnight. State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will begin his … Read more

Ukrainian authorities unearth 200 bodies in Mariupol ruins – National

Workers digging through the rubble found 200 bodies in Mariupol, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday, another grim discovery in the crumbling port city that has seen some of the worst suffering of the three-month war. Bodies found in the basement of a collapsed apartment building were in a state of decomposition and the stench permeated the … Read more

Ukraine LIVE: ‘Messy’ Putin faces coup as allies and elite turn on him ‘behind the scenes’ | world | News

Some 20 countries will send new security assistance packages to Ukraine as its war with Russia reaches the three-month mark, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has announced. Austin said nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world have agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine. In particular, he said that Denmark had agreed to … Read more

Fears of a new invasion along Ukraine’s northern border with Russia

May 24, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. EDT Members of a Chernihiv region border guard unit stand guard at their base, which was partially destroyed by Russian attacks in recent months, in Chernihiv, Ukraine, on May 17, 2022. (Kasia Strek/Panos Pictures /for The Washington Post) TYKHONOVYCHI, Ukraine — The deep trenches and scattered observation posts that … Read more

Boohoo Settles $100 Million US “False Promotions” Lawsuit | Boohoo

Boohoo has settled a $100m (£80m) US lawsuit that alleged the online fashion retailer used fake promotions to mislead shoppers. The Manchester-based company said the deal had been agreed “without admission of liability” and within its existing provision for legal costs of £18m, a figure that included costs from other more common cases such as … Read more

Turkish Foreign Minister’s visit to Israel is a sign that relations are heating up | News

Mevlut Cavusoglu’s trip to Israel this week will make him the first Turkish foreign minister to visit the country in 15 years, the latest step in a rapprochement between the countries after years of stormy relations. Cavusoglu, who is expected to be accompanied by Energy Minister Fatih Donmez, is scheduled to meet his counterpart Yair … Read more

Finland, Sweden send teams to Turkey to discuss NATO offers – National

Finland and Sweden will send delegations to Ankara on Wednesday to try to resolve Turkish opposition to their applications to join the NATO military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Tuesday. Ankara’s objections have stalled what Sweden and Finland had hoped would be a swift accession process, as the two countries seek to … Read more