Review announced into management at Launceston hospital in wake of damning commission of inquiry evidence

Review announced into management at Launceston hospital in wake of damning commission of inquiry evidence

The Tasmanian government has announced it will immediately be conducting a review into child safety and the management of complaints at the Launceston General Hospital. Key points: The review will be carried out despite the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings still running The announcement of … Read more

Highland’ accessible literary festival Ness Book Fest will be back after two years of lockdown celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories

Highland’ accessible literary festival Ness Book Fest will be back after two years of lockdown celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories

NessBookFest will be back this year. In the picture from a past event: Barbara Henderson, Emma Hamilton, Liza Mulholland, Pauline Mackay and Alicia Socas. Picture: Callum Mackay. “The year of storytelling will really helps us just to go back to that really basic human need to connect,” said Elaine Downs as we sat down to … Read more

I was on Neighbours when it started and there was one star who outshone everyone else, says Ian Smith aka Harold Bishop

I was on Neighbours when it started and there was one star who outshone everyone else, says Ian Smith aka Harold Bishop

A NEIGHBOURS legend has spilled behind-the-scenes secrets as the show draws to an end – and says one of his co-stars outshone all the others. Ian Smith – better known to the soap’s fans as Harold Bishop – met Kylie Minogue when he was cast to play her stepfather. 5 Neighbours star Ian Smith – … Read more

UN condemns protesters’ storming of Libya’s parliament

UN condemns protesters’ storming of Libya’s parliament

CAIRO — A senior U.N. official for Libya on Saturday condemned the storming of the parliament’s headquarters in the east of the oil-rich country as part of protests in several cities the previous day against the political class and deteriorating economic conditions. Hundreds of protesters marched in the streets of the capital, Tripoli, and other … Read more

Meta’s Novi cryptocurrency wallet is shutting down

Meta’s Novi cryptocurrency wallet is shutting down

Meta is shutting down Novi, its short-lived cryptocurrency digital wallet. In a spotted by , the company announced it would sunset the platform on September 1st, with July 20th being the final day to add funds. Meta advised users to withdraw their balance “as soon as possible,” noting it would “attempt to transfer” any remaining … Read more