Archie Crawford

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G20 delegates hit Brisbane pubs and strip clubs

But the Saudis, it seems, like their beer with a view of a different kind. Club Vixen Gentleman's Club Manager Ben Albrecht said the G20 has brought …

Google launches first underwater 'Street View' of Great Barrier Reef

Google's popular Street View maps are taking a dive Down Under, with the launch of the world's first 3D mapping of the Great Barrier Reef.<p>Australian …

Cameron warns Putin as Russian president lashes sanctions

Vladimir Putin has admitted for the first time that he is prepared for his country to face a “catastrophic” slump in oil prices, as David Cameron said Europe would have no choice but to step up sanctions if the Russian president did not abide by previous agreements to respect Ukraine’s independence.<p>…

Russian TV says fighter jet shot down MH17

The report on Saturday quoted Ivan Andrijewski, vice president of the Russian union of engineers, as saying the images presumably came from a British …

G20: Canadian prime minister shirtfronts Vladimir Putin instead

The “shirtfront” that was supposed to have been delivered to Vladimir Putin by Tony Abbott appears instead to have been dealt out, at least in verbal form, by ice hockey fan Stephen Harper, the prime minister of Canada.<p>At the official greetings for the G20 summit in Brisbane, the Russian president …

China’s Richest Man, Jack Ma: I’m Not Happy Being So Rich

Jack Ma became China's richest man after Alibaba IPO'd in September, and he told CNBC that he thought the responsibility and celebrity that came with it was a "great pain" and that he was not happy.<p>The pressure gets to him, especially as people put high expectations on Alibaba's stock price.<p>"IPO is …

Students enlist MyMaster website to write essays, assignments

"Are you racking your brains on your school work? Do you worry about spending $3000 retaking tuition on the failing subject? Leave your worries to …

College & University

Why New Zealand might just be the best destination in the world

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>As an Australian, there are certain things that are hard …

New Zealand

The moment my baby broke out in hives after licking cake mix from a spatula

It was a normal Thursday night. We had been through the normal routine – dinner, bath and time to wind down. We had chocolate in the fridge left over …

Is Islamic State using execution videos to indoctrinate Syrian children?

This is movie night, but it's an ISIS production.<p>An activist filmed these pictures, as the main event gets under way - an ISIS execution video. It is …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Last-placed Admire Rakti dies

Araldo's trainer, MIke Moroney, described the death as a tragic accident.<p>Surgeons said that Admire Rakti had collapsed and died from a massive heart …

Melbourne Cup

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

$1.7 million cyclist negligence case - will riders rush to insurance?

As reported on Friday, Justice John Burns found the defendant David Blick had acted negligently in relation to the accident, which occurred on the …

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic accused of ignoring warnings that spaceship was unsafe to fly

The Virgin Galactic spacecraft, which was scheduled to begin passenger flights early next year, blew up in the sky above the Mojave Desert in …

I feel like a multiple car crash in the rain, says a dying Clive James

His father hangs over his memories. "I suppose that was the defining effect on my life," he once told the BBC. "I talk about it even now with …

Breaking bread: should we all go gluten-free

Recent studies and books say carbs and sugar are bad, but fat is fine.<p>They argue that wheat is not just poisonous to those with coeliac disease - …

Gluten-Free

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Apple may be getting last laugh as Samsung earnings implode

For the past few years, Apple has seethed as it watched Samsung grab the buzz and market share lead with its Galaxy phones.<p>It wasn’t just losing that bothered Apple. It was getting spanked by a company Apple felt had essentially copied its best smartphone and tablet innovations. Apple launched a …

"Speaking with one voice" - WA's changes to Aboriginal Heritage law rejected at bush meetings - The Northern Myth

This is a guest post from anthropologist Dr Stephen Bennetts.<p>Aboriginal leaders in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Perth have rejected WA Government plans …

Deep in debt, can Nauru survive if Australia closes its detention centre?

The recent spate of scandals surrounding Nauru’s offshore detention centre demonstrate just how much both the Nauruan and Australian governments have …

Tony Abbott isn't the first PM to be booed at the footy, and he won't be the last

Kevin Rudd, not a sportsman of note, received the treatment when his face appeared on the big screen in the political capital during an NRL game …

Tony Abbott booed at NRL grand final

It's customary for the Prime Minister of Australia to appear at a Grand Final game to congratulate players. But things took an unexpected turn for PM …