The typical chief executive — a male banker in Sydney

The typical chief executive — a male banker in Sydney

Posted November 15, 2017 00:01:01 Photo: Only 6 per cent of ASX 200 chief executives are women. (AAP: Patrick Hamilton) Related Story: Fewer women run top Australian companies than men named John. Or Peter. Or David. Related Story: Why boards need more women to make more money Male, living in Sydney and with a background in finance — that is the typical chief executive at one of Australia’s top listed companies. The gender balance remains so skewed that there are only 12 women at the helm of the top 200…

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Sessions has 'no reason to doubt' Roy Moore sex abuse allegations

Sessions has 'no reason to doubt' Roy Moore sex abuse allegations

Posted November 15, 2017 09:17:58 Photo: Beverley Young Nelson showed her school year book with a signature she claims belongs to Senate hopeful Roy Moore. (Reuters) Related Story: New accuser claims sexual assault by US Senate hopeful Roy Moore Related Story: US Senate candidate Moore accused of sexual assault on 14yo US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions did not express any doubt about accounts made by women accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping or pursuing romantic relationships with them when they were teens. Key points: Sessions joins Republicans speaking against…

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Neighbour from hell attacks news crew from A Current Affair

Neighbour from hell attacks news crew from A Current Affair

A MAN who daubed his own house in obscene graffiti to exact revenge on the resident living next door has brought new meaning to the term “neighbour from hell”. Gold Coast pensioner Lester Sutherland was caught on video taunting his neighbour about the graffiti, telling him “I can do whatever I like with my house”. He then physically attacked a three-man crew from Nine’s A Current Affair in the street when they turned up to film the story. Camera IconNeighbour from hell Lester Sutherland lets loose at Nine’s cameraman.Picture: SuppliedFootage…

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Parents told not to stress too much about toddler screen time

Parents told not to stress too much about toddler screen time

Posted November 14, 2017 20:46:45 Photo: Sydney father Michael Fogarty with his son Ethan, who he allows to use his iPhone. (ABC News: David Coady) The developmental gap between toddlers who use educational apps on touch screen devices and those who do not is growing, researchers warn. Rather than being bad for them, scientists at Edith Cowan University said screen time could play an important role in preparing children for school. Donnell Holloway, who is leading the research, said the so-called “app gap” is opening up between young children depending…

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What's in a name? A lot for politicians with unfortunate nicknames that stick

What's in a name? A lot for politicians with unfortunate nicknames that stick

By Gary Nunn Posted November 15, 2017 06:22:49 Photo: JuLiar, Thatcher the Milk Snatcher and ScoMo: three politicians with nicknames that won’t shift. (ABC News) When the British public reflects on Priti Patel’s legacy in her relatively short stint as UK international development secretary, she may be hoping it’s characterised by her diligent stewardship of the UK’s aid budget. But she’d be wrong. What she’ll really be remembered for is her name. This has little to do with race or gender; it’s about how our memories work. A politician’s name…

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