Waitrose reveals rise of the emergency avocado

The rise of the ’emergency AVOCADO’: Waitrose reveals tropical fruit was among top five most requested items on delivery app in every UK city – with brunch-time favourite most popular in Oxford, Cambridge and Brighton Waitrose report reveals avocados were its most in-demand items on Deliveroo Tropical fruit was among top five most requested items in every city in the […]

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From the Archives, 1976: Thieves plunder Rippon Lea mansion

First published in The Age on October 28, 1976 Paintings worth $85,000 stolen ‘European Connection’ suspected in theft from Rippon Lea mansion Police suspect a “European connection” in the theft of nine paintings worth more than $85,000 from Rippon Lea mansion. Rippon Lea mansion in Elsternwick. The theft was discovered at 8.30 a.m. yesterday. The thieves took European paintings only, […]

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Joanna Lumley calls for return to 1950s style deprivations

‘Rationing could save the planet’: Joanna Lumley calls for return to 1950s style deprivations in bid to tackle climate change Absolutely Fabulous star said legislation needed ‘for sake of this beautiful Earth’  She said we should cut back on weekend breaks abroad and stop eating meat  Earlier this year Miss Lumley, 75, attributed a vegetarian diet to her good health […]

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Daughter is reunited with the father she never knew after 58 years

Daughter, 58, is reunited with the father she never knew after posting a black and white 1963 photo onto a Facebook nostalgia site and asking if anyone could identify the family featured Julie Lund, 58 posted a photo to a Facebook page in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire She didn’t think it would lead her to finding the father, 83, who she never […]

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Boris Johnson tells Vladimir Putin to go further on climate target

Boris Johnson tells Vladimir Putin ‘significant bilateral difficulties remain’ in UK-Russia relationship after 2018 Salisbury attack as the PM uses phone call to press Moscow to go further on tackling climate change No10 said that Boris Johnson and Vladimir Putin spoke on the telephone today  Mr Johnson said UK’s current relationship with Russia is ‘not the one we want’  The […]

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Tesla drives toward $1 trillion club on record Hertz order

By Subrat Patnaik, Sanjana Shivdas and David Shepardson    (Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Monday neared $1 trillion in market capitalization as the company founded by Elon Musk received its biggest-ever order — 100,000 electric rental cars for Hertz.    Tesla shares were up 7.5% at $978, hitting a new record high Monday, following the order. Shares were also buoyed by news […]

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