Meghan Markle will be the next commoner to marry into British royal family

Meghan Markle will be the next commoner to marry into British royal family

HOLLYWOOD actor Meghan Markle will be the next commoner to marry into the British royal family, but while she may not come from royal stock, there’s a long list of commoners across the world who have married into royal families. Meghan’s future sister-in- law, the Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Middleton, wasn’t always the picture of royal elegance. Kate Middleton was born in Reading, England, to Michael and Carole Middleton, the founders of party supplies and decorations company, Party Pieces and grew up in Berkshire, west of London, with her two…

Read More

Ashleigh Barty wins Newcombe Medal

Ashleigh Barty wins Newcombe Medal

Posted November 28, 2017 00:44:26 Photo:Barty soared more than 250 spots to become 17th in the world rankings this year. (AAP: David Crosling) Ashleigh Barty has won the Newcombe Medal as Australia’s outstanding tennis player of 2017. Barty was awarded Australian tennis’ highest individual honour at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on Monday night. The 21-year-old joined grand slam champions Lleyton Hewitt and three-time recipient Samantha Stosur on the honour roll after an incredible comeback season featuring three WTA Tour finals and her maiden top-level title in Malaysia. After starting the year…

Read More

Opal Aged Care boss quits in wake of bullying allegations

Opal Aged Care boss quits in wake of bullying allegations

Updated November 28, 2017 00:34:07 The managing director of Opal Aged Care, one of the largest providers of aged care in the country, has resigned less than three months after 7.30 aired a series of allegations against him, including that he bullied residents and families. In September Gary Barnier admitted telling a 94-year-old nursing home resident she had to leave an Opal home in Coffs Harbour if she continued “intimidating” the facility manager. In August two Victorian families said they felt the Opal boss had bullied them when they raised…

Read More

Here's what you think about triple j moving the Hottest 100 date

Here's what you think about triple j moving the Hottest 100 date

Updated November 27, 2017 23:13:52 The Hottest 100 will be held on Saturday, January 27 next year. Triple j says the countdown “should be an event that everyone can enjoy together — for both the musicians whose songs make it in and for everyone listening in Australia and around the world.” But how do you feel about the decision? We asked. You responded. Many of you think it’s a great move “Good idea. We have so many talented Aboriginal artists featured in the count. To do it on Jan 26…

Read More

Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying

Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying

Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); if(document.location.protocol === “http:”) document.write(”); else document.write(”); } } /*]]>*/ Source link

Read More