Ginger nut state of origin: Whose side are you on?

Ginger nut state of origin: Whose side are you on?

Posted May 20, 2017 09:00:51 Photo: Arnott’s bakes four different ginger nuts to suit the tastes of people in each state and territory. (ABC Radio Canberra: Penny Travers) If you’re a fan of the ginger nut, you may have noticed something odd — the iconic Aussie biscuit differs depending on which state or territory you’re in. From colour, texture and taste to packet size and labelling, ginger nuts vary greatly across the border. “We make four different ones to suit the tastes of people in different states,” Nicky Thomson from…

Read More

Kushner calls Lockheed CEO while brokering $100B Saudi arms deal

Kushner calls Lockheed CEO while brokering $100B Saudi arms deal

Pressured to finalize a massive $100-plus billion arms deal in the two weeks leading up to Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia, Kushner hoped to maneuver a discount on Lockheed’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system during the Saudis’ visit to the White House on May 1 — a request that Hewson said she would look into at the time. The White House declined to comment for this story. Ultimately, the two sides were able to reach an agreement on a weapons package that amounts to $110 billion in tanks,…

Read More

Pippa’s wedding has a Royal fervour

Pippa’s wedding has a Royal fervour

SHE is almost a royal so it makes sense Pippa Middleton will walk down the aisle today in a ceremony fit for a queen. The Duchess of Cambridge’s younger sister, 33, will wed multi-millionaire hedge fund investor James Matthews, 41, in a stunning and elaborate countryside wedding in the county of Berkshire, west of London. Those involved in preparations for the lush affair will be in a frenzy over the next few hours finalising the finishing touches for the so-called “society wedding of the year”. THE SLEEPY VILLAGE WHERE PIPPA…

Read More

Outcry as Luna’s accused killer gets bail

Outcry as Luna’s accused killer gets bail

FURIOUS animal lovers have slammed a decision to release the man accused of fatally stabbing Luna the Labrador on bail. Luna’s devastated owner Bridgette Millen return to the scene where her beloved family pet was stabbed to death on Wednesday night, leaving the Labrador’s collar behind. A makeshift shrine is now at the Apple Blossom Reserve in Mirrabooka as the community rallies around the heartbroken 22-year-old. “What I said was true, my Luna didn’t deserve that,” she said, crying. Bridgette told 7 News she’s disappointed the alleged killer, a 37-year-old…

Read More