William, Kate reveal baby’s due date

William, Kate reveal baby’s due date

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third baby in April, Kensington Palace has announced. The couple was “delighted” to confirm the month their child is due to be born, a brief statement said. Kensington Palace announced Kate’s pregnancy last month, after she was forced to cancel an engagement because of extreme morning sickness. The 35-year-old has continued to suffer from the condition, but made a surprise appearance at a royal engagement on Monday. The Duchess danced with Paddington Bear as she, her husband William and brother-in-law Harry…

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Everyone should read John McCain's speech

Everyone should read John McCain's speech

In fact, every one of us should print that thing out, stick it on our refrigerator and read it before we pull out the eggs and milk for breakfast or get ready for work or drive our kids to school. In what has been largely read as a denunciation of President Trump’s world view — the senator derided “half-baked, spurious nationalism” — McCain also reminded us who we are as a people and, perhaps more importantly, who we were. Accepting the prestigious Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center, he…

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Turnbull faces upward battle convincing states to support new energy plan

Turnbull faces upward battle convincing states to support new energy plan

Updated October 18, 2017 01:45:55 Video: This is how the Prime Minister is spruiking his new plan. (ABC News) Victoria, Queensland and South Australia look set to make the Prime Minister work hard if he wants them to support his new energy plan. At the heart of Malcolm Turnbull’s pitch is a prediction that by 2020 it could cut household power bills by $100 a year. But Victoria’s Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said when Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg spoke to his state counterparts last night he had no evidence…

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Family prays for ‘little fighter’ Nathaniel

Family prays for ‘little fighter’ Nathaniel

A BABY hospitalised with catastrophic head injuries is a “little fighter” who is breathing on his own but the extent of his brain damage is still unclear. The seven-week-old’s great-aunt Cheyenne Taylor said relatives of Nathaniel were focused on his sweet face and praying for the best after being warned he was unlikely to survive when he was flown to Princess Margaret Hospital from Narrogin a week ago. “He was on a ventilator, a feeding tube,” she said. “It was very shocking at first to see a ventilator, especially on…

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Grandmother to face court over attempted murder of 4mo boy

Grandmother to face court over attempted murder of 4mo boy

Updated October 18, 2017 09:23:01 A 64-year-old grandmother will face court in Brisbane today charged with the attempted murder of her four-month-old grandson. Police have alleged she used a large knife to slash the baby across the face and neck at a home at The Gap on Tuesday morning. The baby is in hospital in a serious but stable condition after undergoing emergency surgery. Police said the boy and his mother were visiting from interstate. He said the baby’s mother awoke to sounds of the boy’s cries about 6:30am. “The…

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