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Natalie Portman as Thor and a Blade reboot: Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

As Avengers Endgame became the highest grossing film ever, Marvel shares details on the next phase of the MCU. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow gets her own movie, while Angelina Jolie joins a star-studded cast for The Eternals.

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As Avengers Endgame became the highest grossing film ever, Marvel shares details on the next phase of the MCU. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow gets her own movie, while Angelina Jolie joins a star-studded cast for The Eternals.

Natalie Portman as Thor and a Blade reboot: Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe explained
Matching clothes for all the family – the Insta-fashion trend that just won’t go away

Matching clothes for all the family is a trend that’s been around for decades but which Instagram has given new life to. While parents see it as fun, until kids are old enough to object, critics say children risk being robbed of individuality.

21 Jul 2019 - 1:00AM

Matching clothes for all the family is a trend that’s been around for decades but which Instagram has given new life to. While parents see it as fun, until kids are old enough to object, critics say children risk being robbed of individuality.

Matching clothes for all the family – the Insta-fashion trend that just won’t go away
Soy sauce substitute coconut aminos, and nutritional yeast: should they be part of your diet, and how to use them

Nooch does for vegans what Parmesan cheese does for everyone else – so by all means use it if that’s your thing; coconut aminos is a soy sauce substitute, but only necessary if your body can’t take soy or gluten.

20 Jul 2019 - 10:15PM

Nooch does for vegans what Parmesan cheese does for everyone else – so by all means use it if that’s your thing; coconut aminos is a soy sauce substitute, but only necessary if your body can’t take soy or gluten.

Soy sauce substitute coconut aminos, and nutritional yeast: should they be part of your diet, and how to use them
Boeing takes US$5.6 billion revenue hit over crashes, grounding of 737 MAX

Airlines have cancelled thousands of flights late into the fall of this year – incurring losses of hundreds of millions of dollars – while a timeline for the jet’s return remains uncertain

19 Jul 2019 - 10:02PM

Airlines have cancelled thousands of flights late into the fall of this year – incurring losses of hundreds of millions of dollars – while a timeline for the jet’s return remains uncertain

Boeing takes US$5.6 billion revenue hit over crashes, grounding of 737 MAX
Donald Trump tries to distance himself from ‘Send her back’ chant at rally

US president tries to distance himself from words directed at Somalia-born US congresswoman Ilhan Omar during his campaign event.

19 Jul 2019 - 3:30AM

US president tries to distance himself from words directed at Somalia-born US congresswoman Ilhan Omar during his campaign event.

Donald Trump tries to distance himself from ‘Send her back’ chant at rally
FaceApp privacy questions answered: CEO on data it takes, how long it’s held and what is done with it

FaceApp, a program that ‘ages’ photos of people using AI, topped Apple and Google store charts this week, but set off privacy alarms. Here the CEO of the company that made the app answers questions on what it does with your data.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:26AM

FaceApp, a program that ‘ages’ photos of people using AI, topped Apple and Google store charts this week, but set off privacy alarms. Here the CEO of the company that made the app answers questions on what it does with your data.

FaceApp privacy questions answered: CEO on data it takes, how long it’s held and what is done with it
Man arrested trying to smuggle US$33,700 worth of cocaine into Spain under ill-fitting wig

Nervous suspect attracted attention of authorities at airport in Barcelona.

18 Jul 2019 - 5:46AM

Nervous suspect attracted attention of authorities at airport in Barcelona.

Man arrested trying to smuggle US$33,700 worth of cocaine into Spain under ill-fitting wig
Six-year-old girl Aria Hill dies after father hits her with golf ball in ‘fluke accident’

Aria Hill, who was sitting in cart about 15-20 metres away, was struck in the head as father teed off at Utah golf course.

18 Jul 2019 - 3:03AM

Aria Hill, who was sitting in cart about 15-20 metres away, was struck in the head as father teed off at Utah golf course.

Six-year-old girl Aria Hill dies after father hits her with golf ball in ‘fluke accident’
‘She’s hot’: Donald Trump seen discussing women with Jeffrey Epstein at 1992 party at Mar-a-Lago

Tape shows Trump dancing with cheerleaders, patting one on her backside and appearing to point out other women to the wealthy financier.

18 Jul 2019 - 2:46AM

Tape shows Trump dancing with cheerleaders, patting one on her backside and appearing to point out other women to the wealthy financier.

‘She’s hot’: Donald Trump seen discussing women with Jeffrey Epstein at 1992 party at Mar-a-Lago
Nato silent as six secret locations of US nuclear weapons in Europe accidentally revealed in report

A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document sparks headlines in Europe.

17 Jul 2019 - 9:29PM

A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document sparks headlines in Europe.

Nato silent as six secret locations of US nuclear weapons in Europe accidentally revealed in report
How to lower dementia risk: five things to do, from ditching red meat to reading and playing chess

New research has found that people can lower their risk of dementia by up to 60 per cent by making improvements to five areas of their life, including ditching red meat and sticking to one glass of wine at dinner.

17 Jul 2019 - 2:57AM

New research has found that people can lower their risk of dementia by up to 60 per cent by making improvements to five areas of their life, including ditching red meat and sticking to one glass of wine at dinner.

How to lower dementia risk: five things to do, from ditching red meat to reading and playing chess
‘Alcaida’: a closer look at Donald Trump’s note to self after racist tweets

Al-Qaeda spelt wrong on Donald Trump’s notes for remarks made to attack Democrat Ilhan Omar, who fled war-torn Somalia, and other freshman Democrats.

16 Jul 2019 - 10:51AM

Al-Qaeda spelt wrong on Donald Trump’s notes for remarks made to attack Democrat Ilhan Omar, who fled war-torn Somalia, and other freshman Democrats.

‘Alcaida’: a closer look at Donald Trump’s note to self after racist tweets
Scarlett Johansson says ‘any actor should be able to play anybody’, and social media lights up again

Actress who was contentiously cast in the lead role of Japanese anime adaptation Ghost In The Shell causes fresh controversy with her views on on-screen representation, saying ‘any actor should be able to play anybody’.

15 Jul 2019 - 6:12PM

Actress who was contentiously cast in the lead role of Japanese anime adaptation Ghost In The Shell causes fresh controversy with her views on on-screen representation, saying ‘any actor should be able to play anybody’.

Scarlett Johansson says ‘any actor should be able to play anybody’, and social media lights up again
US grants visa to Iran’s foreign minister to visit New York, but he isn’t allowed to roam freely

The United States has granted a visa to Iran’s foreign minister to attend a UN meeting in New York, but his movements have been sharply curtailed.

15 Jul 2019 - 9:10PM

The United States has granted a visa to Iran’s foreign minister to attend a UN meeting in New York, but his movements have been sharply curtailed.

US grants visa to Iran’s foreign minister to visit New York, but he isn’t allowed to roam freely
AirDrop requests are Gen Z’s way of passing notes on Apple devices – as Hong Kong protesters show

The peer-to-peer communication technology lets Apple device users quickly share photos or videos, anonymously if desired. Young Hong Kong protesters against extradition law changes used it to bypass Chinese censors.

12 Jul 2019 - 4:30PM

The peer-to-peer communication technology lets Apple device users quickly share photos or videos, anonymously if desired. Young Hong Kong protesters against extradition law changes used it to bypass Chinese censors.

AirDrop requests are Gen Z’s way of passing notes on Apple devices – as Hong Kong protesters show
Tourists rush to climb Uluru ahead of hiking ban, bringing trash, congestion and overflowing waste

Up to 500 people scaling famous Australian rock formation daily, with number expected to rise as October 26 ban approaches.

12 Jul 2019 - 7:31AM

Up to 500 people scaling famous Australian rock formation daily, with number expected to rise as October 26 ban approaches.

Tourists rush to climb Uluru ahead of hiking ban, bringing trash, congestion and overflowing waste
Man swept over Niagara Falls found alive in miraculous escape

Park police say man climbed over barrier and entered raging waters of the Niagara River, but was later found sitting on some rocks

11 Jul 2019 - 4:41AM

Park police say man climbed over barrier and entered raging waters of the Niagara River, but was later found sitting on some rocks

Man swept over Niagara Falls found alive in miraculous escape
From fish to bacon, the best meats to eat for a healthy life – and those to avoid

With new research regularly giving conflicting results, experts offer guidance on which meats and cuts of meat are the best for you. Here’s what they say, and how small changes in your diet can make you feel better.

10 Jul 2019 - 11:44PM

With new research regularly giving conflicting results, experts offer guidance on which meats and cuts of meat are the best for you. Here’s what they say, and how small changes in your diet can make you feel better.

From fish to bacon, the best meats to eat for a healthy life – and those to avoid
Trump ‘inept’, Hitler ‘not intelligent’: when ambassadors trash their hosts

Unvarnished views of world leaders by ambassadors are not rare. However those views are meant to be kept secret.

9 Jul 2019 - 3:39PM

Unvarnished views of world leaders by ambassadors are not rare. However those views are meant to be kept secret.

Trump ‘inept’, Hitler ‘not intelligent’: when ambassadors trash their hosts
UN human rights chief ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by migrant detention conditions on southern US border

Michelle Bachelet singled out the treatment of migrant children, saying she was ‘deeply shocked that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, and with poor sanitation conditions.’

9 Jul 2019 - 4:53AM

Michelle Bachelet singled out the treatment of migrant children, saying she was ‘deeply shocked that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, and with poor sanitation conditions.’

UN human rights chief ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by migrant detention conditions on southern US border
Best souvenirs from China, Italy, Mexico, Canada, Australia and South Africa, from art to food

Think the finest olive oil from Italy, Day of the Dead figurines from Mexico, jade from China and printed fabric from South Africa – objects that embody the unique culture of a destination.

7 Jul 2019 - 5:00AM

Think the finest olive oil from Italy, Day of the Dead figurines from Mexico, jade from China and printed fabric from South Africa – objects that embody the unique culture of a destination.

Best souvenirs from China, Italy, Mexico, Canada, Australia and South Africa, from art to food
He signed Justin Bieber and Psy, and angered Taylor Swift: ‘Scooter’ Braun’s rise to power

Braun discovered Justin Bieber, signed an unknown Carly Rae Jepsen and recently acquired much of Taylor Swift’s back catalogue. We look at his rise from college entrepreneur to leading music executive.

5 Jul 2019 - 2:30AM

Braun discovered Justin Bieber, signed an unknown Carly Rae Jepsen and recently acquired much of Taylor Swift’s back catalogue. We look at his rise from college entrepreneur to leading music executive.

He signed Justin Bieber and Psy, and angered Taylor Swift: ‘Scooter’ Braun’s rise to power
UN says Tripoli air strike that killed 44 migrants and wounded 130 ‘could clearly constitute a war crime’

Top UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame says surprise attack killed ‘innocent people whose dire conditions forced them to be in that shelter’.

4 Jul 2019 - 9:56PM

Top UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame says surprise attack killed ‘innocent people whose dire conditions forced them to be in that shelter’.

UN says Tripoli air strike that killed 44 migrants and wounded 130 ‘could clearly constitute a war crime’
How your work performance can be monitored as easily as your health: the future of wearable tech?

Researchers used wearables to monitor workers’ sleep, stress, food intake, physical activity and phone use, and found what separates high performers from low performers. But what if your boss got hold of that data?

4 Jul 2019 - 7:34PM

Researchers used wearables to monitor workers’ sleep, stress, food intake, physical activity and phone use, and found what separates high performers from low performers. But what if your boss got hold of that data?

How your work performance can be monitored as easily as your health: the future of wearable tech?
Nasa’s Orion spacecraft prepares for key safety test as it rushes to meet Donald Trump’s moon mandate

Space agency is expected to test the emergency abort system on its new spacecraft, the Orion crew capsule, which it hopes will take astronauts to the moon.

2 Jul 2019 - 1:47PM

Space agency is expected to test the emergency abort system on its new spacecraft, the Orion crew capsule, which it hopes will take astronauts to the moon.

Nasa’s Orion spacecraft prepares for key safety test as it rushes to meet Donald Trump’s moon mandate
‘Substitute teacher’ David Briscoe said he protected students in a US school shooting – turns out he wasn’t even there

David Briscoe claimed he barricaded door at Sante Fe High School to protect his class, but checks later revealed he was not an employee.

2 Jul 2019 - 7:02AM

David Briscoe claimed he barricaded door at Sante Fe High School to protect his class, but checks later revealed he was not an employee.

‘Substitute teacher’ David Briscoe said he protected students in a US school shooting – turns out he wasn’t even there
‘I will NOT not be rich’: why Big Little Lies’ Laura Dern is so good to watch

Dern’s character Renata Klein – a confident businesswoman with a mama bear approach to motherhood – seems tailor-made for the veteran actress, who specialises in a singular type of scene-stealing hysteria.

1 Jul 2019 - 10:00PM

Dern’s character Renata Klein – a confident businesswoman with a mama bear approach to motherhood – seems tailor-made for the veteran actress, who specialises in a singular type of scene-stealing hysteria.

‘I will NOT not be rich’: why Big Little Lies’ Laura Dern is so good to watch
Millions of pigs in Asia culled, as swine fever outbreak spreads across the region

According to estimates by Netherlands’ Rabobank, 1 in 2 pigs in China will die, either after contracting African swine fever or from culling.

1 Jul 2019 - 2:45AM

According to estimates by Netherlands’ Rabobank, 1 in 2 pigs in China will die, either after contracting African swine fever or from culling.

Millions of pigs in Asia culled, as swine fever outbreak spreads across the region
Donald Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Despite UN evidence pointing finger of blame for murder at Saudi royal, Trump called it a ‘great honour’ to meet with him.

30 Jun 2019 - 9:55PM

Despite UN evidence pointing finger of blame for murder at Saudi royal, Trump called it a ‘great honour’ to meet with him.

Donald Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Islamic teacher in Washington gets 10 years in prison for sending porn, extremist videos to 15-year-old girl

Prosecutors said Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, who taught the Koran at a mosque in the US capital, used his role to influence young girls and was ‘deep in the weeds’ of extremist ideology.

2 Jul 2019 - 11:52AM

Prosecutors said Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, who taught the Koran at a mosque in the US capital, used his role to influence young girls and was ‘deep in the weeds’ of extremist ideology.

Islamic teacher in Washington gets 10 years in prison for sending porn, extremist videos to 15-year-old girl