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Oscars 2019: Academy Award nominees respond to today’s nominations

The Academy Award nominations were announced today and here’s what actors, directors, writers and others had to say when they learned they made the list. The 91st Academy Awards will air live on ABC 5 p.m. Feb. 24. William Dafoe, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, “At Eternity’s Gate” I’m over the moon with this nomination. Playing Vincent Van Gogh in Julian Schnabel’s ‘At Eternity’s Gate’ was a gift. The making was so transforming and my working with Julian was so complete and clos...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Abc, Australia, La, US, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Swaziland, Freddie Mercury, Ed Guiney, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Barbie


BBC Buys Australian Psychological Thriller Series ‘Safe Harbour’

The BBC has bolstered its international drama lineup, acquiring Australian limited series “Safe Harbour,” and inking deals for new seasons of shows from Canada, France, and Iceland. The shows will all run on the U.K. pubcaster’s BBC Four channel. “Safe Harbour” is a psychological thriller that played on pubcaster SBS in Australia. It follows a […]
Tags: News, Australia, Global, Bbc, Iceland, SBS, Cardinal, Bbc Four, Trapped, Cassian Harrison, Canada France


Australia-Singapore flight diverts following violent outburst from passenger

A Jan. 21 Scoot Airlines flight from Australia to Singapore had to be diverted after an "unruly" man started a brawl mid-air.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Australia, Singapore, Usa Today, Australia Singapore, Scoot Airlines


Dhoni, Dhawan should have played domestic cricket before Australia ODIs - Gambhir

The former India opener doesn't think Rishabh Pant has much chance of making India's World Cup squad, but believes R Ashwin could have a role to play
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Gambhir, Dhoni Dhawan


Ares expands board with new addition

Ares Management Corp has named Antoinette Bush to its board of directors. Currently, Bush is the executive vice president and global head of government affairs for News Corp. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ares Management Corporation (NYSE:ARES) today announced that Antoinette (“Toni”) Bush has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director. Ms. Bush is currently the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Government Affairs for News Corp, where she has served in that ca...
Tags: Real Estate, Australia, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, People, News Corp, Bush, Toni, Skadden, ARES, Wellesley College, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP, The Economic Club, Antoinette, Credit Private Equity


35 Photographs of Kangaroos To Get Your Creativity Hopping

They are Australia's iconic marsupial, they are popular worldwide but very few people outside Australia have actually seen one in real life. They have made movies and TV series with them as protagonists, and we simply can't get enough of them. Today we bring you a national icon, a collection of Kangaroos that won't punch you in the face and won't jump away. Sit back and enjoy! Photo by Iván Lojko Photo by Austin Elder Photo by Carles Rabada Photo by David Clode Photo by William Chr...
Tags: Photography, Australia, Holger, Daniel Norris, Brian McMahon, Scott Calleja, Paul Morris Photo, Cool Photos & Photographers, Josh Appel, Benoit Photo, Fidel Fernando Photo, Iván Lojko Photo, Austin Elder Photo, Carles Rabada, David Clode, William Christen Photo


5 Ways to Build Your Business’s Brand

By Helen Cartright Many, many years ago a brand was defined by a logo, name, slogan or design that distinguished itself from other brands. Today, branding is a lot more complex and more important than ever. Why? Well, with Australia’s boom in small businesses (an increase of 3.1 per cent in 2017) you want your business to stand out among competitors. You can’t do this by simply driving leads. Potential customers are not going to know who you are so how can they trust you? Today, people are doing...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Business, Australia, Steve Jobs, Sales & Marketing, Sydney, Huffington Post, Right Now, Steve Wozniak, Helen Cartwright, Digital Marketing and Technology, Helen Cartright, Entrepreneur com Brand


Neapolitan Ring 2

An unconventional take on the classic signet ring, Seb Brown’s Neapolitan Ring 2 is crafted from nine carat yellow gold and an assortment of semi-precious stones—all of which can be selected upon purchase. This one features Australian blue sapphire, pink and yellow sapphires, a tsavorite garnet and turquoise—creating a colorful and textured piece. Each ring by the Melbourne-based jeweler is handmade to order.
Tags: Jewelry, Accessories, Design, Australia, Gold, Melbourne, Rings, Seb Brown, Signet Rings


Singapore flight diverted to Australia after violent passenger has to be restrained

The man had to be pinned down after brawling with fellow travellers [Author: Helen Coffey]
Tags: Australia, Singapore, Helen Coffey


'We can do it' - Sri Lanka hope to do an India on Australia

The performance of the Indian bowlers on their recent Test tour has given the visiting Sri Lankans a lot of confidence
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka


Langer calls on batsmen to step up against Sri Lanka

Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Coach Justin Langer on Tuesday said senior batsman Usman Khawaja must convert solid starts into hundreds, as Australia look to bounce back from a crushing loss to India when they face... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Soccer, Sri Lanka, Usman Khawaja, Afp, Justin Langer, Langer, Brisbane Australia AFP


Israeli Arab student's body flown home

Aya Maasarwe's death has shocked Australia and prompted moving tributes, including from her father.
Tags: News, Australia, Aya Maasarwe




Elon Musk and CERN Confirm Discussions for Cheaper Future Collider

Three days ago when CERN announced the Future Collider, Nextbigfuture described the obvious benefits for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to dig the 100-kilometer tunnel. Today, Elon Musk has tweeted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Energy, Europe, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Australia, Future, World, Physics, Innovation, Cern, Boring Company, Elon Musk s Boring Company


Australia soccer player says detained refugee is losing hope

BANGKOK (AP) — A former Australian soccer player has urged the sport’s governing bodies to push for the release of a Bahraini refugee athlete detained in Thailand while it weighs his extradition. Former national team member Craig Foster visited Hakeem al-Araibi at a Bangkok prison on Tuesday and said the detainee was losing hope after […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Ap, Thailand, Bangkok, Craig Foster, Nation & World, Hakeem Al Araibi


Bowel cancer on the rise among younger Australians

Bowel cancer screening often begins after the age of fifty. New statistics reveal that it should start earlier because bowel cancer is on the rise among younger population in Australia. The numbers appear in the latest issue of the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.
Tags: Health, Australia


'No result' in Gabba Big Bash League match to stand

Power outage not in officials' control, says Cricket Australia, dismisses Sydney Thunder's appeal for maximum points
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, Sydney Thunder


Labor promises to 'supercharge' hydrogen industry as green groups say 'no role for coal'

Labor would allocate $1bn from Clean Energy Finance Corporation and invest up to $90m from ArenaA $1.1bn plan announced by Labor to build up Australia’s hydrogen industry has been welcomed by environmental groups, so long as it is backed by renewable power.Labor said on Tuesday its national hydrogen plan would “supercharge” Australia’s renewable energy industry and create thousands of regional blue-collar jobs, particularly in Queensland. Continue reading...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Queensland, Arenaa, Clean Energy Finance Corporation


Home favourite Barty eyes revenge against Kvitova in last eight

Ashleigh Barty could become Australia's first female semi-finalist in Melbourne for 35 years when she takes on Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
Tags: News, Australia, Melbourne, Petra Kvitova, Kvitova, Barty, Ashleigh Barty


Victoria spends less than half what NSW does on social housing, report shows

Productivity Commission finds Victoria spent $83 per person in 2017-18 compared to national average of $167Victoria is spending less than half as much on social housing as New South Wales, according to a report that has also provided evidence that homelessness agencies across Australia are being strained by increased demand.The Productivity Commission’s report on government services, released on Tuesday, was labelled a “damning insight into many years of neglect” from both state and federal gove...
Tags: Australia, Housing, Australia news, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Welfare in Australia, Australian economy, Productivity Commission


The Magical Colors of Rainbow Fantasy by Britney Spears

  During the world exhibition TFWA 2018 in Cannes we had the chance to explore the novelties of all brands under the Revlon license, and one of them is the newest Britney Spears creation, colorful and fun. The launch already started in Kohl's (USA) and ChemistWarehouse (Australia) in January 2019, showing the well known flacon now featuring rainbow colors. "Imagine an idyllic place where the ... Read full article: The Magical Colors of Rainbow Fantasy by Britney Spears from Fragrantica Perf...
Tags: Fashion, Usa, Australia, Britney Spears, Cannes, Kohl, Revlon, Fragrantica Perfumes


The Latest: Li closely follows Osaka's progress in Australia

Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Australia, Ap, Osaka, Li, Li Na


Open letter to Xi demands China release detained Canadians

A group of 143 former diplomats and scholars from 19 countries have penned an open letter to Xi Jinping, China’s president, demanding Beijing to “immediately release” two Canadians detained in China.  Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, a prominent consultant on North Korean business issues, have been held for six weeks in Beijing. In their respective roles, the two frequently met with Chinese officials, researchers and scholars, the letter noted. The “detentions send a messag...
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Mexico, China, US, Iran, Beijing, Canada, Vancouver, Huawei, Malcolm Rifkind, Ottawa, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Darryl Dyck, Vancouver British Columbia


Open letter to Xi demands China to release detained Canadians

A group of 143 former diplomats and scholars from 19 countries have penned an open letter to Xi Jinping, China’s president, demanding Beijing to “immediately release” two Canadians detained in China.  Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, a prominent consultant on North Korean business issues, have been held for six weeks in Beijing. In their respective roles, the two frequently met with Chinese officials, researchers and scholars, the letter noted. The “detentions send a messag...
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Mexico, China, US, Iran, Beijing, Canada, Vancouver, Huawei, Malcolm Rifkind, Ottawa, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Darryl Dyck, Vancouver British Columbia


Australia urges Indonesia to respect Bali bombing victims

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday he would be disappointed if radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir were released from prison early and urged Indonesia to show respect for the victims of the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that the firebrand preacher inspired. Indonesia’s top security minister, Wiranto, said on Monday that Indonesian […]
Tags: News, Bali, Indonesia, Australia, CANBERRA Australia, Abu Bakar Bashir, Nation & World, Wiranto


Australia Box Office Recovers, Grows 3.8% in 2018

Gross theatrical box office in Australia grew by 3.6% in 2018, to $890 million (A$1.25 billion). The score was propelled by a rebound in the performance of the top local films. Data from the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia published Tuesday showed aggregate cinema revenues recovering after a dip in 2017. While the 2018 […]
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Global, Box Office, Peter Rabbit, MPDAA, Australia Box Office Recovers Grows


Australia Box Office Recovers, Grows 3.6% in 2018

Gross theatrical box office in Australia grew by 3.6% in 2018, to $890 million (A$1.25 billion). The score was propelled by a rebound in the performance of the top local films. Data from the Motion Picture Distributors Assn. of Australia published Tuesday showed aggregate cinema revenues recovering after a dip in 2017. While the 2018 […]
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Global, Box Office, Peter Rabbit, MPDAA, Australia Box Office Recovers Grows, Motion Picture Distributors Assn of Australia


Stosur, Zhang upset women's doubles top seeds in Australia

Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have combined for an upset 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) women's doubles quarterfinal win over top-ranked Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Day 9 at the Australian Open.            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Australia, Ap, Samantha Stosur, Zhang Shuai, Katerina Siniakova, Barbora Krejcikova, Stosur Zhang


Stosur, Zhang upset women’s doubles top seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have combined for an upset 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) women’s doubles quarterfinal win over top-ranked Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Day 9 at the Australian Open. Krejcikova and Siniakova won the French Open and Wimbledon doubles titles last year and reached the semifinals at the […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Samantha Stosur, Zhang Shuai, Australia AP, Siniakova, Katerina Siniakova, Barbora Krejcikova, Krejcikova, Stosur Zhang


Australian Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty hoping for home success against Petra Kvitova

Ashleigh Barty could become Australia's first female semi-finalist in Melbourne for 35 years when she takes on Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Melbourne, Petra Kvitova, Ashleigh Barty