POLICE POWERLESS

Youths as young as four are known to have vandalised an outback church but police cannot act because of the young age of the offenders: Corrigin resident and church-goer Neil Bowron said he and his wife Nancy discovered the broken windows, the third such attack on the church, and alerted the police He claims there has […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE OVERREACH

Dire predictions of catastrophic temperature rise are disputed: Prominent climate scientists have issued a warning that a paper published in the influential journal Nature sensationalised climate change predictions and used an “incorrect calculation”. Bad news is where the money is.

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HANDSHAKES HARAM

A Swedish school teacher has quit her job rather than shake the hand of a male colleague: “The man felt tremendously discriminated against by her,” Helsingborg Kunskapsskolan principal Lidija Münchmeyer told Swedish newspaper Expressen. “The school doesn’t differentiate between people or treat them differently. That’s what we advocate from our students, so the staff also have […]

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NEED FOR SPEED

Having against all odds managed to survive until retirement age I celebrated by yesterday taking delivery of a BMW s1000R, the detuned “naked” version of the awesome s1000RR. The bike is fantastic, and could well be the greatest production motorcycle to date. With 160 horsepower and a redline of 11,000 rpm I expected the bike would […]

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SUPER-FOOD SLAMMED

The tastiest food ever isn’t for those who want to live forever: A friend reckons he has it good. His partner cooks a bacon-hash brown fry-up for breakfast every day. “Are you sure?” I said. “Cause that’s exactly what I would feed my partner if I wanted to bump him off!” It is easy to […]

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