CBA boss warns of ‘short sharp contraction’ en route to Australian economy

The boss of Australia’s largest bank has warned that the economy is already contracting and that a “short, sharp contraction” is imminent. Late Wednesday, Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Matt Comyn announced the company’s full-year results. Although the CBA made a whopping $9.6 billion in profits last fiscal year, Mr. Comyn warned that tougher times … Read more

London children are offered polio injection after more virus found in wastewater

LONDON (AP) – Children aged 1-9 in London were eligible for a booster dose of a polio vaccine on Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence of the virus spreading in multiple parts of the city, but no cases of the paralytic have found disease in humans. The UK’s Health Security Agency said it … Read more

Nearly 1 million children in London were offered polio boosters after virus was found in sewage

CNN — Children living in London will be offered an extra dose of the polio vaccine after the discovery of polio virus in sewage water in the British capital, health authorities announced on Wednesday. The UK’s Joint Vaccination and Immunization Committee said a targeted booster dose for inactivated polio vaccine should be offered to all … Read more

London children are offered polio injection after more virus found in wastewater

LONDON (AP) – British health authorities say they will offer a polio booster dose to children aged 1 to 9 in London after finding evidence that the virus has spread in multiple regions of the capital, despite there being no cases of the paralytic disease have been confirmed in humans. In a statement on Wednesday, … Read more

Britain’s cost of living crisis is worsening as rents and utility bills rise

The Bank of England warned last week that the UK will slip into recession later this year. The expected recession is expected to be the longest since the global financial crisis. Vuk Valcic | SOPA images | Light Rocket | Getty Images A skyrocketing energy price cap and dazzling rents are just two contributing factors … Read more

Cricket News 2022: Trent Boult Granted Exempt from National Contract, New Zealand

New Zealand cricketer Trent Boult has been released from his national contract so that the bowler can spend more time with his family and make himself available for domestic competitions. On Wednesday morning, New Zealand Cricket confirmed that the 33-year-old will have a “significantly reduced role” with the Black Caps at his request. The talented … Read more

Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne stuns world during Commonwealth Games closing ceremony

Legendary Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne brought down the curtain in spectacular style for the Commonwealth Games on Monday, as dominant Australia once again celebrated finishing at the top of the medal list. Athletes flocked to Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium for a closing party that also featured UB40, Dexys and a tribute to Peaky Blinders, the … Read more

Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia vs India hockey final, Kookaburras win gold in carnage

It was pure, cold-blooded murder – everything you’d expect from a team of champions. It is only a penalty loss to Belgium at the Tokyo Olympics in last year’s gold medal match that ensures the Kookaburras are not in the same conversation as the Australian women’s cricket team as our biggest national teams currently going … Read more

Queen ignores Meghan Markle and doesn’t wish her happy birthday publicly

Normally, the royal family is predictable through and through. They do the same things, eat the same things and appear in the same places like a Swiss-made precision timepiece. Summers are long weeks in Scotland, the Queen is usually out shopping at her estate in Sandringham from December to February 6 (the Christmas decorations stay … Read more

Rugby Championship, Michael Hooper leaves, mental health explained, Australia returns to play

When Michael Hooper withdrew less than 48 hours before the opening of the Wallabies Rugby Championship in Argentina, it shocked the world. There was an outpouring of support around the world, from Will Carling to Karmichael Hunt, as it was revealed that Hooper’s “mentality” was not right and that he would miss the test and … Read more