US election: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump prepare to face off in first presidential debate

US election: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump prepare to face off in first presidential debate

Shopprice Australia What will Donald Trump do and how will Hillary Clinton react? That’s the reason 100 million Americans — many of whom loathe both of these nominees — are expected to More »

Iceland angry over Iceland store’s trademark move

Iceland angry over Iceland store’s trademark move

Shopprice Australia THE government of Iceland has reacted angrily after a British supermarket chain of the same name registered the word “Iceland” as a trademark, prompting possible legal action from the firm’s More »

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into sea, South Korea says

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into sea, South Korea says

Shopprice Australia North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff says. The missiles were fired from a western More »

Women’s AFL: Gillon McLachlan defends pay offer to players after exhibition match ratings soar

Women’s AFL: Gillon McLachlan defends pay offer to players after exhibition match ratings soar

Shopprice Australia AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has defended the league’s initial pay offer to female footballers and says next year’s women’s league is beginning from a “standing start” despite bumper TV More »

Dog nurses orphaned piglets in Cuban town

Dog nurses orphaned piglets in Cuban town

Shopprice Australia Dog may be man’s best friend, but it turns out that piglets are not too far behind — at least according to this latest display of interspecies affection in the More »

Mark Webber didn’t love everything about being on the podium with Daniel Ricciardo

Mark Webber didn’t love everything about being on the podium with Daniel Ricciardo

Shopprice Australia TAKING a swig of bubbly is usually a pretty positive experience for most people. But not for Mark Webber. Following Daniel Ricciardo’s second-placed effort at the Belgian Grand Prix on the More »

Government computer networks breached in cyber attacks as experts warn of espionage threat

Government computer networks breached in cyber attacks as experts warn of espionage threat

Shopprice Australia Sensitive Australian Government and corporate computer networks — including those holding highly confidential plans for a privately financed geostationary communications satellite — have been penetrated by sophisticated cyber attacks, a More »

Australian Olympic team honoured by Governor-General at Sydney event

Australian Olympic team honoured by Governor-General at Sydney event

Shopprice Australia Australia’s Olympic team has been commended by the Governor-General at a special reception held at Admiralty House in Sydney following their return from Rio de Janeiro. It is the first in More »

UFC president Dana White talks about working with WWE supremo and ‘maniac’ Vince McMahon

UFC president Dana White talks about working with WWE supremo and ‘maniac’ Vince McMahon

Shopprice Australia The UFC’s Dana White and WWE’s Vince McMahon might be two of the more eccentric bosses in all of sports or entertainment, so it’s no surprise that they’ve butted heads More »

Bugs let loose on crowded New York subway car spark mass hysteria

Bugs let loose on crowded New York subway car spark mass hysteria

Shopprice Australia It could have been a scene straight out of a horror movie. A woman who said she was selling crickets and worms on a crowded New York City subway car appeared More »

 

US election: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump prepare to face off in first presidential debate

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Shopprice Australia What will Donald Trump do and how will Hillary Clinton react? That’s the reason 100 million Americans — many of whom loathe both of these nominees — are expected to tune in to the first presidential debate of the 2016 race. “If she treats me with respect I’ll treat her with respect,” Mr

Four men injured in scooter shootout in Sweden

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Shopprice Australia Four men have been injured, one critically, in the centre of Sweden’s southern city of Malmo, in what police said appeared to be a targeted attack by gunmen riding scooters. The shooting broke out shortly before 7:00pm (local time) in a street in the southern city’s Fosie district. Police in the area evacuated

Are we finally about to get a global agreement on aviation emissions?

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Shopprice Australia Tomorrow, delegates from more than 190 nations will begin an 11-day meeting in Montreal to determine the final form of a scheme to reduce greenhouse emissions from the aviation industry. The meeting — the latest in a series of three-yearly summits held by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the United Nations agency

Iceland angry over Iceland store’s trademark move

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Shopprice Australia THE government of Iceland has reacted angrily after a British supermarket chain of the same name registered the word “Iceland” as a trademark, prompting possible legal action from the firm’s namesake nation. “Based on this registration, Iceland Foods has pursued and won multiple cases against Icelandic companies seeking to describe themselves using this

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into sea, South Korea says

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Shopprice Australia North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff says. The missiles were fired from a western region south of the capital Pyongyang, the office said the statement this afternoon. No other details were immediately available. The launches came hours

Perth social media entrepreneurs cashing in on following

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Shopprice Australia An increasing number of popular Perth social media accounts are becoming businesses, with many charging hundreds of dollars to post a single photo promoting a product or event. “Perth is OK” is an Instagram account showcasing the city’s landscapes, coastline, various landmarks, eateries and events. It charges small businesses $400 a post, and bigger corporate

Women’s AFL: Gillon McLachlan defends pay offer to players after exhibition match ratings soar

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Shopprice Australia AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has defended the league’s initial pay offer to female footballers and says next year’s women’s league is beginning from a “standing start” despite bumper TV ratings on Saturday night. An exhibition match between the Bulldogs and the Demons at Whitten Oval attracted a peak TV audience of over

Dog nurses orphaned piglets in Cuban town

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Shopprice Australia Dog may be man’s best friend, but it turns out that piglets are not too far behind — at least according to this latest display of interspecies affection in the Cuban town of Playa Larga. Linda the dog began nursing the piglets after their mother died. The owner of the dog and piglets,

A massive asteroid zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and no-one knew it was coming

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Shopprice Australia It’s nice to think that NASA’s team of astronomers are keeping a watchful eye on all those doomsday space rocks floating through space. But it turns out that asteroids can be so difficult to spot that one could sneak up and wipe out humanity before we’ve even had time to say our collective

‘Ten per cent off is a big joke’: Masters fire sale underwhelms shoppers

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Shopprice Australia FAILED hardware chain Masters has hit the ground walking in its much-hyped fire sale, with customers coming away unimpressed with storewide discounts of a paltry 10 per cent off ticket prices. It’s the second time this year curious shoppers have ventured into unfamiliar territory to pick over the remains of a failed retailer,