FARCED ABORTIONS

Spain has agreed to Colombia’s request that a former provider of abortions be extradited. The extradition has nothing to do with both countries being predominantly Catholic; rather, the pending criminal charges result from the nature of the terminations.

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AVOCADOGEDDON

It’s possible some Americans’ priorities are out of whack: With both Mexico and the US refusing to foot the bill, questions have arisen over how the wall will be paid for — so, on Friday (AEDT) the White House suggested Mr Trump could impose a 20 per cent tax on Mexican imports. But Mexico’s Foreign Minister, Luis […]

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POLITICAL LIES

Trump’s successful bid for the presidency prompts ABC News business and finance specialist David Taylor to reflect on his unsuccessful run for house captain in primary school, defeated by a “mini Donald Trump”. (Updated.)

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MO OF THE YEAR

Australian of the year, stem cell scientist Alan Mackay-Sim, sports one spectacular moustache. We’re unlikely to see an Australian of the Year sporting such fabulous facial fuzz until the inevitable, and might I add well-deserved, official recognition of the invaluable contribution to gender relations provided by Clementine “Kill All Men” Ford.

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