Melbourne could run out of water within a decade: report

Melbourne could run out of water within a decade: report

Posted July 23, 2017 09:44:43 Melbourne’s water providers have begun planning for a possible water crisis, as a new report suggests the city could start running out of water within a decade. Melbourne Water analysed the effect of greater consumption caused by population growth, and the possibility of worsening droughts due to climate change. It found, at worst, demand could outstrip supply by 2028, with the best case scenario seeing the city facing a water crisis within 50 years. With Melbourne’s population expected to double by 2065, the report said…

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Grace breaks major record with 62 at British Open

Grace breaks major record with 62 at British Open

Updated July 23, 2017 01:03:53 Branden Grace has made major championship history. The South African shot an 8-under-62 on Saturday at the British Open, the lowest score ever in a major championship. He broke the previous mark of 63 by making eight birdies against no bogeys, finishing with a par from just off the back of the green on the 18th hole. The 62 also broke the course record at Royal Birkdale, set by Jamie Mudd in the fourth round of the British Open in 1991. Grace’s record round moved…

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John Heard, Home Alone actor, dies aged 72

John Heard, Home Alone actor, dies aged 72

Posted July 23, 2017 06:48:53 Photo: John Heard was best known for playing Kevin’s father in the Home Alone movies. (Imdb: Hughes Entertainment) Emmy-nominated actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the Home Alone movie series, has died at the age of 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office in California late on Saturday, local time. TMZ reported that Heard, who lived in southern California, was found at a Palo Alto, California, hotel where he was recovering from back surgery. According to…

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