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WATCH: Freakonomics

Does your name determine your destiny? Why do cheaters cheat? Why did people think ice-cream was causing polio? Here’s why many common beliefs about economics and human behaviour are wrong, and why.

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Man shot in Seville Grove to appear in court tomorrow

A man shot by police during a confrontation in Seville Grove yesterday has been charged with a string of offences. The 31-year-old Armadale man was shot in the shoulder as he tried to flee from police in an allegedly stolen silver Subaru Impreza hatchback in Firetail Court. He was taken …

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WATCH: Restrepo

This is the story, in their own words, of a group of men who were considered the ‘tip of the spear’ for US efforts in the remote Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan. This is the real Hurt Locker.

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Stressed Elon Musk denies being ‘on weed’

Tech pioneer Elon Musk has admitted that stress is taking a heavy toll on him personally in what he called an “excruciating” year. The New York Times reports the chief executive of electric car maker Tesla alternated between laughter and tears during an interview in which he said he was …

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Beach signs honour WA shark attack victim Ben Gerring

Up to 1000 emergency location signs will be installed along WA’s coast in a bid to boost response times to serious incidents as the State Government moves to boost its shark mitigation policies. Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly said the first beach emergency number signs would be erected along the Kwinana …

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London must plan for no-deal Brexit: Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess the impact of a “no-deal” Brexit on access to medicines and food and on law and order. Khan says he will consult with the London Resilience Forum, which plans …

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