Ed Sheeran fights ticket scalping

Ed Sheeran fights ticket scalping

ED Sheeran has thrown his weight behind an anti-scalping ticketing site being launched in Australia today. Twickets allows fans to buy and sell spare concert tickets at face value to other fans, rather than the inflated prices on sites such as Viagogo. With over 500,000 users in the UK, Australia has been chosen as the second place to launch the British company, with the website and social media platforms going live today. Sheeran and his local promoter Frontier are working with Twickets as their preferred option for tickets being resold…

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Anger over syringes dumped in playground

Anger over syringes dumped in playground

RESIDENTS in Perth’s north fear a child will be hurt as a playground is regularly used as a dumping ground for syringes. Carly Dudley says her young daughter and her friends found almost a dozen syringes scattered at a Banksia Grove park on Wednesday. Eleven-year-old Scarlett made the shocking find at Mist Park, with another child using gardening gloves to pick up the syringes. “It makes me so angry,” Ms Dudley said. “The worst case scenario for me would be a child to get pricked. “And for the family to…

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How to lift your retirement income

How to lift your retirement income

INCOME paid to many retirees has gone from bad to worse in recent years as the world remains stuck in a low-interest environment. Those who shifted their life savings into the safety of cash during the Global Financial Crisis have watched their bank deposit interest rates shrink from 7-8 per cent in 2008 to less than 2.5 per cent today. With their savings barely keeping up with inflation, and falling behind in key areas such as council rates, health insurance and electricity, some are again wading into the share market…

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Queen visits victims of 'wicked' Manchester attack

Queen visits victims of 'wicked' Manchester attack

Posted May 26, 2017 07:53:13 Photo: Queen Elizabeth speaks to Millie Robson, 15, and her mother, Marie, as she visits the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. (AP: Peter Byrne) Queen Elizabeth II has met with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and describing the attack as “wicked”. The 91-year-old monarch visited a number of young people recovering from severe shrapnel wounds at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. “It’s dreadful. Very wicked, to target that sort of thing,” the Queen told Evie Mills, 14, and her parents. Ms Mills…

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Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims

Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims

Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final The stage for Wednesday’s Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United was the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final The Europa League trophy weighs 15kg. Unusually the trophy has no handles, prompting the UEFA website to quip: “The first challenge is how to hold it.” Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final As with any major final, the hunt was on for tickets before the match. Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece…

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