Be careful of the winds today if you’re in Sydney – or Melbourne! – (and if you own small animals, tether them to something sturdy) as the Bureau is predicting winds of 100km/h. But apart from that, Tuesday should be a ripper.
Let’s dive right into the newsiest of the news. Here we go:
And don’t we know it! Twitter has gone off today after the earth shook, with many saying it should have been called a ‘wobble’ more than an earthquake. Geoscience Australia says the tremor could have been felt up to 100km away from the epicentre.
In breaking news, Australia Sergeant Todd Langley was killed in Afghanistan, it has been announced. A fellow soldier was wounded in the same operation. Their families have been notified.
British pop star Lily Allen has taken reluctant aim at supermodels and pop stars and said they weren’t thin because they were hitting the gym. “I hang out with models, the biggest pop stars and, you know, really and honestly, I hate saying this, but none of them are achieving those body shapes by being healthy. They’re not eating or they’re taking speed not to eat. In America everyone abuses that Adderall stuff and people aren’t normal.” It’s not exactly a ground-breaking revelation, but the fact one of their own spoke up about says quite a bit.