23/10/2016: Front Page: Mother of all Apex criminals
A MIDDLE-aged mum of five has been revealed as the matriarch of the terrifying teen crime gang Apex. Sue Merrall, 50, has provided a safe house for child gang members. She hoards and sells the proceeds of their brazen car thefts and violent home......
23/10/2016: News: Elton cut me off over TV furore
MOLLY Meldrum has told of being frozen out by Sir Elton John following an explosive Sunday Night interview four years ago. Their friendship was rocked after comments made off-camera — including the singer describing fellow superstar Madonna as a...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: News: Baby pay threat
PREGNANT mums and women planning to conceive face the loss of up to $12,096 in paid parental leave payments from January 1. The crackdown on “double dipping’’ mothers claiming from both a government and a workplace parental leave scheme will leave 47......
23/10/2016: News: Ex-footballer ‘naked in garage’
A FORMER AFL player has appeared in court over a bizarre incident where his exlover found him naked in her garage. The ex-footballer, who played for several Victorian clubs in the 1990s and 2000s, was found in the garage of a Heidelberg West unit on......
23/10/2016: News: NAPFLIX TO INDUCE SLEEP
A SPANISH video platform called Napflix, designed to put people to sleep with dull content, has been launched — and its founders are on the lookout for more “monotony and repetition”. Napflix offers about 60 videos taken from YouTube, including...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: News: Lottery
SATURDAY LOTTO: Draw 3679 37, 35, 16, 22, 42, 39 Supps: 43, 29 Div 1 prize pool: $4,123,897.31 Prov prize pool: $14,728,204.67 SUPER 66: 2,9,4,5,1,1 Total prize pool: $250,661.83...
23/10/2016: News: Woman dead in flat fall puzzle
RESIDENTS say they heard no screams before an apartment plunge that left a woman dead and a man with severe injuries. Homicide squad detectives were last night trying to unravel what was behind the tragedy at the complex in Collingwood. A resident...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: News: Doyle poised for third term
A $250 MILLION redevelopment of Queen Victoria Market will likely forge ahead, with Lord Mayor Robert Doyle set to win a record third term in charge of Town Hall. Cr Doyle, 63, appears to have won more than 45 per cent of the primary votes, with the......
23/10/2016: News: 25
JACK’S Army was out loud and proud yesterday as Aussie rider Jack Miller grabbed a stunning fifth position on the grid for today’s Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island. The supporters of the Queenslander, 21, cheered him to the second row — his...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: News: Turning tables on Pauline
THE end of the ’90s was a great time for me. The Saints were going well — we should have won the flag in 1997 — the Melbourne Storm had started, I was having fun on Hey Hey, and my dear friend Brian Walsh invited me to join Foxtel, which was a great...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: News: 34
EUROPE’S experimental Mars probe hit the right spot but at the wrong speed — probably ending up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface. Pictures taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show a black spot in the area where the...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Style Police: 35
Rare fashion fluff-up for the lovely Spiderman star. Rodarte really went OTT with the texture in this mad meringue dress.... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Finance: Granny feels a bit flat
CAROL ASKS: I am a 79year-old retired lady, still active. I own my unit in Bentleigh, worth maybe $800,000. My son wants me to sell it, knock down their slum in Chelsea Heights, and build a place for all of us with a granny flat. I am unsure what to do...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Finance: BUY
ARB Corporation (ARB) A well-performed auto accessory company, ARB is a major beneficiary of very strong sales of fourwheel drive vehicles, and its future growth is impressive. Telstra (TLS) If you are looking to reinvest the buyback proceeds, now...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Finance: HOLD
JB HI-FI (JBH) After digesting the purchase of Dick Smith, and The Good Guys, its share price has steadied, and its future profit growth looks good. Bapcor (BAP) Its purchase of NZ Hellaby Holdings should be accretive to its earnings, provided it......
23/10/2016: Finance: SELL
Vocus (VOC) Has slumped in share price since its result as the market questions how it will manage to digest its large purchase of NextGen. Investors can afford to be patient. TPG Telecom (TPM) While it’s fundamentally sound, the share price is down......
23/10/2016: Finance: We cannot take China so lightly
THERE’S a multibillion dollar big message for James Packer in the arrest of the Crown Resorts team on the ground in China. There’s an even bigger message — which over time, will run into the trillions — for Australia in what happened. It’s a message...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Finance: Microsoft, McDonald’s buoy flagging US
THE S&P 500 and the Dow were little changed as the American bourse finished the week, helped by an advance in the Nasdaq as a record day for Microsoft and earnings from McDonald’s helped offset a fall in energy and healthcare shares. General Electric,......
23/10/2016: Finance: BUY
Platinum Asset Management (PTM) Successful Australian value-based fund manager currently undervalued. High ROE. On-market share buyback should support share price. Medical Developments (MVP) Sales of Penthrox (green whistle) continues to grow...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Finance: SELL
Estia Health (EHE) Aged care services provider with deteriorating fundamentals. Recent update disappointed. Avoid. Japara Healthcare (JHC) Residential aged care operator that continues to struggle. Better value elsewhere....
23/10/2016: Finance: HOLD
Wesfarmers (WES) Recent resurgence in coal prices has helped the share price. Solid management team. Solid yield. Defensive business. Bunnings remains the crown jewel. Ramsay Health Care (RHC) Recent result was impressive. Quality defensive......
23/10/2016: Your Pets: 58
“Emma is a happy, friendly dog who loves a good snuggle.” “This is our son Laurence’s pet cow, 905. Out of our whole herd these two just clicked and love having cuddles at milking time.” “Three-year-old English pointer, Isla, wearing a “Cure for MND...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Puzzles: 62
Letters of the alphabet are represented by a number in the grid and some have been provided as clues to get you started. Use the code grid below to keep track of each letter and its coded number....
23/10/2016: Weather: Pair eloped to the goldfields to start family
SEEKING descendants of Bridget Sheehan and George Powell who eloped from Ireland in 1850. They were at the Eureka Stockade in 1851. A reunion is planned for Sunday, October 30, at the Learmonth Bowling Club. Contact Robert Palmer at......
23/10/2016: Weather: DESPERATELY SEEKING
This is a free service. Email email@example.com Post items to Desperately Seeking, Sunday Herald Sun, PO Box 14634, Melbourne VIC 8001. Please supply a phone number or email address for publication.... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Cricket: This is an edited extract from Resilient by Mitchell Johnson. RRP $49.99 Published by ABC Books. Available Monday.
ITHINK I was in as good a place with my cricket as I had ever been, but my love of the game was put into perspective before the start of the 2014-15 season. Not many people loved cricket as much as Phillip Hughes did. When he died — two days after...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Motor Sport: 73
FABIAN Coulthard last night blamed Garth Tander for the spectacular 265km/h smash that rocked the Gold Coast. In a heart-stopping conclusion to the 300km Surfers Paradise street fight, track officials were forced to dive for their lives when Ford ace...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Sport: LYON BACK ONAIR
GARRY LYON is set to return to SEN, 12 years after he spoke the first words on the station as part of the Morning Glory breakfast team in January 2004. Lyon, BILL BROWNLESS and TIM WATSON formed the original breakfast crew, making their debut on the...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Racing: Marshaling the troops
CHRIS Waller had “a nerve settler” before the main event when his war horses Grand Marshal and Who Shot Thebarman quinealled the 2500m Moonee Valley Cup yesterday. Who Shot Thebarman finished third in 2014 in the Melbourne Cup before he was flattened...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Racing: Elixir’s taste for Derby
SACRED Elixir’s win in the Lucrf Super Vase Stakes (2000m) was exactly what trainer Tony Pike wanted to see a week out from his main mission — the Victoria Derby. “That augurs well for the Derby,” Pike said after his gelding proved too strong against......
23/10/2016: Racing: Baster earns ban
STEPHEN Baster has been suspended for eight meetings for his ride on Awesome Rock in the Cox Plate, although he will be free to ride at Saturday’s Derby meeting at Flemington. After stewards amended details of the initial charge, Baster plead guilty......
23/10/2016: Racing: 84
WINX’s standing as the world’s best horse will be formalised early next month, as Hartnell’s grip on Melbourne Cup favouritism eased. Ranked equal fourth behind California Chrome with a 127 rating, Winx will move to the top of the Longines standings...... Pubdate:
23/10/2016: Racing: CLOKE’S EYES ON THE PIES
TRAVIS Cloke’s quest to salvage his AFL career as a Western Bulldog is likely to kick off in a prime-time Round 1 clash against Collingwood. It is believed the Magpies have been drawn to play the reigning premiers in a Friday night blockbuster at the...... Pubdate: