Court bid to sink Alfred Cove wave park fails

Backers of a divisive wave park on the Swan River at Tompkins Park hope to begin building the $25 million complex next year after opponents failed in a Supreme Court bid to force a judicial review of the project. In a blow to community groups fighting the wave park, Justice …

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Perth woman lives a waste-free life

Earth girl Karla Hooper lives a waste-free life. The Parkerville woman makes her own food, cleaning products and even personal care items from scratch. She claims it’s easy, saves her thousands of dollars and she only puts her bin out once a year even though she has nothing to put …

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Pussy Riot members jailed over World Cup protest

Four members of Russian punk protest collective Pussy Riot have been sentenced to 15 days’ jail for barging onto the playing field at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow during Sunday’s World Cup final. The four protesters had run on to the field during the 52nd minute of the France vs. …

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