Renegade, prolific, formidable: was Mary Kunyi the NT's Jackson Pollock?

Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann launched the first retrospective exhibition of her mother’s multi-decade painting career with an open question to the audience. She recalled the 1973 controversy surrounding the National Gallery of Australia’s purchase of the US painter Jackson Pollock’s abstract expressionist work Blue Poles. “Well, if they bought that then, why weren’t they interested in my […]

Leading neurosurgeon's simple workouts for your little grey cells

Less than 20 years ago, people thought that running or going regularly to the gym was for fitness freaks.But step outside your front door today and you can barely move for joggers and cyclists, while it’s entirely normal to be a member of a gym.In short, most people understand that their physical wellbeing is largely […]

Adobe unveils new AI that can detect if an image has been 'deepfaked'

The antidote to deepfakes? Adobe unveils new AI that can detect manipulated facesResearchers developed an AI tool that can detect subtle alterations in a photoNot only that, but it can also ‘revert’ the manipulated image back to normal They believe it could be used to detect ‘deepfake’ videos, which use deep learning to digitally splice fake […]

Women's World Cup: Jodie Taylor goal sends England into last 16

Jodie Taylor’s goal gives England a narrow win over a stubborn Argentina side in Le HavreEngland booked their place in the World Cup knockout stages after beating a resolute Argentina thanks to Jodie Taylor’s first goal in 14 months. Phil Neville’s side looked as though they would pay for Nikita Parris’ missed first-half penalty, which […]

Why are Qatar and Japan in the Copa America 2019 and did they qualify through the Asian Cup final?

IT’S time for a feast of Samba football as the Copa America gets underway in Brazil. But you may be surprised to see Qatar and Japan, who were the two Asian Cup finalists, competing in the tournament. 1 Japan will be looking for Copa America glory this summerCredit: EPAWhy are Qatar and Japan playing in […]

Why New England keeps voting for Barnaby Joyce – Australian politics live podcast

At a time when it seemed Barnaby Joyce would lose support in his seat following widespread criticism of his conduct and track record, the MP for New England actually increased his vote. What is it about Joyce that his constituents are drawn to? Is it the work he has done for the electorate? Or has […]

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads

FILE PHOTO: Used blister packets that contained medicines, tablets and pills are seen, in this picture illustration taken June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Boyce/Illustration(Reuters) – U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements. The lawsuit was […]

Tory leadership twist: Boris Johnson's rivals to be eliminated in latest secret plan

Senior Cabinet ministers have revealed a new secret plan to avoid four weeks of “blue on blue” attacks. The ministers – who have no link to any of the six candidates – are examining whether Mr Johnson’s name alone could be forwarded to a “confirmatory” vote of the party’s 160,000 members, according to The Daily […]

Leeds lose Kallum Watkins to NRL and suffer defeat at hands of Wigan

The winds of change sweeping through the eight-time Super League champions were more apparent than ever before here on Friday night. They have now lost 12 of their 18 league games this season, the latest another narrow, demoralising setback. But this was a night about more than the result. In a fortnight’s time another of […]

Johnson vs Gove: Matt Hancock in talks as he decides who to support in the leadership race

The Health Secretary, who withdrew from the race yesterday, is likely to endorse the frontrunner or his rival, The Sun reported. Mr Hancock is currently in talks with the six remaining candidates before making his final choice next week, sources said. His withdrawal from the race comes after the first vote which showed Mr Johnson […]

England Under-21s’ Lloyd Kelly: ‘My most recent foster carer will be in Italy’

Lloyd Kelly’s summer started with a bang and he is determined for it to finish with a flourish. Over the next fortnight the defender, who joined Bournemouth from Bristol City for £13m last month, will be part of the England Under-21s squad stationed in Cesenatico – a quaint town on the Adriatic coast of Italy […]

Mystery as alligator with a huge knife stuck in its head is spotted swimming around Texas lake

AN alligator has been spotted swimming around a lake with a huge knife in its head. Locals in Houston, Texas are baffled as to how the unfortunate reptile ended up in its predicament but they are concerned it needs help. 3 The alligator swimming in Pumpkin Lake with a huge knife in its headCredit: KTRKErin […]

U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.07%

© Reuters. U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.07% – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower. At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.07%, while the index declined 0.16%, and the index declined 0.52%. The […]

WWC roundup: Japan clicks in win over Scotland

Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa scored goals as Japan defeated Scotland 2-1 on Friday in Group D play at Rennes, France. Soccer Football – Women’s World Cup – Group D – Japan v Scotland – Roazhon Park, Rennes, France – June 14, 2019 Japan’s Mana Iwabuchi celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Stephane MaheIwabuchi scored in […]

Sanwo-Olu Increases Allowance Of LASTMA Officials By 100 Percent

 Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a 100 per cent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), officials.The Governor who made the announcement on Friday during an interactive session with staff of the agency said the increase will encourage and motivate the workers in the performance of their duties.Governor Sanwo-Olu […]

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Checking Into Rehab for Depression

Instagram Ashley Martson is ready to get some help.E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star has plans to check into rehab for depression. In an exclusive conversation with E! News, Ashley opens up about her decision to go into inpatient treatment in part to cope with a sexual assault as a teen, her PTSD and […]

Oyetola meets with COAS to stem tide of insecurity in Osun

Worried about the spate of kidnapping around the Ibadan-Ife area of Osun state, Governor Gboyega Oyetola has met the Chief of Army Staff in Abuja to solicit for joint operations to stem the tide of insecurity. Governor Oyetola expressed concern over the spike in criminality and the need for urgent action. On his part, the […]

Lloyds sells out of Green’s Arcadia group

One of Philip Green’s longstanding backers has sold its remaining shares in the group that owns his troubled Arcadia retail business for just £1, company filings reveal.Taveta Investments, the holding company controlled by Sir Philip’s wife Tina, bought back 8m shares, or 7.76 per cent of its equity, according to documents lodged at Companies House.The […]

Son of tourist who died Monday at Dominican resort says he's being pressured to allow cremating or embalming before body's return to US

The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana says Dominican authorities are resisting doing toxicology tests and pressuring him to have her body cremated or embalmed before its return to the U.S.Will Cox, 25, told Fox News on Friday that his mother, Leyla, […]

Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson 'split' after almost two years together

Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson have reportedly split after almost two years together. The Coldplay frontman, 42, is said to have been telling friends he’s single again after parting ways with his actress girlfriend, 29. They dated for 20 months and the break-up comes just weeks after they were reportedly talking about marriage. A friend […]

Giada De Laurentiis receives restraining order against man who claimed he fathered her child

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis was awarded a five-year restraining order against an overzealous fan.The 48-year-old host was accosted at a public event last year by a sweaty man claiming to be the father of her child according to The Blast on Friday.The Italian-born celebrity chef originally filed for a temporary order against the same man in May, […]

Transfer news LIVE: Woodward to rush through Man Utd deal, Liverpool bid, Chelsea, Arsenal

Transfer news LIVEMan Utd are confident of landing Newcastle ace Sean LongstaffChelsea have a plan in place to replace Maurizio Sarri with Frank LampardArsenal are closing in on the signing of German goalkeeper Markus Schubert.Liverpool have tabled an offer for Lille star Nicolas Pepe21:25 UPDATE: Woodward’s Man Utd messageMan Utd chief Ed Woodward has assured Ole Gunnar […]

Don’t poke the bear! Johnson LASHES OUT with ferocious Brexit attack – 'No white flag!'

In his first broadcast interview of the Tory leadership race, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May said “fortitude and determination” were needed in the negotiations with the EU. And he vowed to “honour the will of the people” by getting the UK out of the EU this autumn with or without a deal. Mr Johnson’s […]

Lesbian couple attacked on bus slam Boris Johnson as 'not fit to lead anything'

The lesbian couple who were the victims of a homophobic attack have slammed Boris Johnson for his previous remarks on homosexuality. Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend Chris have warned that ‘hate crimes are alive and well’ – and that their attack on a London bus only got attention because they were young white girls. The […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Trump dismisses Iran denials

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSecurity correspondent Frank Gardner looks at the evidence the US says proves Iran’s involvement in Thursday’s attacksUS President Donald Trump has dismissed Iran’s insistence it had no involvement with the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.Mr Trump cited footage that Washington says shows […]

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal

Instagram Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman.The website had reported on Thursday that he allegedly reconnected with a former lover in March 2018, while the former Real Housewives of Orange County star was pregnant with their twin sons Hayes and Hart, their […]

Banditry: I prefer dialogue to fire power — Zamfara’s new CP

As government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara State, the state’s new Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo, has said he would deploy dialogue as opposed to fire power to tackle the trend.Nagogo made his position known at a press briefing where he formally met with media practitioners in the state.He said: “The […]

Man Utd's 10 transfer targets 'revealed' as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plots major overhaul

It is no secret that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is preparing a huge amount of chopping and changing of his squad this summer. After a poor end to the season which saw United fail to qualify for the Champions League Solskjaer knows he needs to vastly improve the quality of his team if […]

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps

(Reuters) – The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group’s Tinder. The company has created Magic Lab, a holding company for its brands that include dating apps Badoo, Chappy and Lumen, said Andrey Andreev, founder […]

Hong Kong extradition row: Will it damage its star status?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People took to the streets this week in Hong Kong to protest against proposed changes to the extradition bill. Changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law could hurt the autonomy that has made it one of Asia’s main financial hubs.The government is seeking to allow extraditions to mainland China, saying […]