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Channel 10 slams MasterChef and The Bachelor spin-off rumours

Channel 10 has squashed rumours that it will be reviving Junior MasterChef, and the network has also announced that spin-offs of The Bachelor, including The Bachelor in Paradise and Bachelor Pad, are not on the agenda. Industry whispers were that Ten management was considering bringing Junior MasterChef back to the small screen after nearly five years of being off the air. The [...]

Mother angered over school’s ‘cell-like’ room

The mother of a boy with autism, which was locked inside a small room with boarded up windows at his primary school, has been left furious over the treatment. 9-year-old Tate Smith, was locked in the 2 x 2m dark room unsupervised about 20 times in the last year, and left with just a thin mattress on the floor and a pillow. Tate’s mother, Kelly-Ann Brooks, has said that her son, who [...]

WHO: Processed meats could cause cancer

Bacon - Photo: Creative Commons
By Bennet Nichol Bacon, sausages, ham and other processed meats increase the likelihood of cancer according to World Health Organisation (WHO) experts. An International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) report states that the consumption of processed meat greatly increases the risks of colorectal cancer, placing it in the same category as smoking tobacco. “The experts concluded [...]

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan and Pakistan

Earthquake Photo  -  Reuters: Fayaz Aziz
By Bennet Nichol A massive earthquake struck Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday, killing 200 people and injuring thousands. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit remote regions of North-eastern Afghanistan, and shocks were felt as far away as New Delhi. Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Agency says that 167 people had died in the quake, alongside at least 52 [...]
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