A picturesque country town that is known for its stunning scenery has banned all influencers and tourists from visiting. The local residents of Pomfret, Vermont, came together earlier this month to announce their bold plan to keep out the ‘annoying’ influx of travellers that stampede into the town each year.
Every six weeks, an army of about 30 plasma donors help Michael Klim get back on his feet. Their gift allows the swimming great to receive intravenous immunoglobulin infusions (IVIg) that slow the progression of the rare neurological disorder that causes his chronic pain, and threatens his ability to walk
Welcome to Sisters In Law, news.com.au’s weekly column solving all of your legal problems. This week, our resident lawyers and real-life sisters Alison and Jillian Barrett from Maurice Blackburn help a woman whose boss is making her get a doctor’s note every time she’s sick. QUESTION: I called in sick
GUATEMALA CITY: The US State Department said on Sunday it is “gravely concerned” that Guatemala’s Public Ministry is trying to undermine the transfer of power to President-elect Bernardo Arevalo, who recorded a landslide victory in August. The ministry, which functions similar to the attorney general in other countries, raided the
A former Big Brother UK contestant has shown off her 60kg weight loss while holidaying in Spain. Chanelle Hayes was photographed in Torremolinos, wowing in a bright pink bikini as she lapped up the sunshine. The 35-year-old underwent gastric sleeve surgery in 2020, when her weight rose to over 100kg
Has Beijing snared itself in its own debt trap? The lure of cheap cash has bought it diplomatic support and access to ports across Africa, Asia and the Pacific. But now those nations are struggling to meet repayments. And someone still has to pay. “China is a loan shark with
BRATISLAVA: Slovakia needs to restart border controls with Hungary to stem the flow of illegal migrants, election winner Robert Fico said on Sunday, flagging the issue as one of his potential government’s first priorities. Fico and his SMER-SSD group sat in pole position to form the next government for the
The former chief of Australia’s competition watchdog has slammed the current system of allocating slots to aircraft at Sydney Airport as “extremely problematic”. Rod Sims, who stepped down as chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission last year, told the committee of a senate inquiry on Wednesday that Qantas