What's behind Taylor Swift's political reinvention?

What's behind Taylor Swift's political reinvention?

Surprise, it turns out Taylor Swift isn't a closet white supremacist after all, despite her penchant for gingham. In an epic Instagram post this week, the politically coy pop star pulled out her Rage Against the Machine hoodie and second-year uni vibes…

The slotholders behind The Everest field

The slotholders behind The Everest field

Yulong Investments (Redzel) Company established by racing mad Chinese businessman Yuesheng Zhang which has emerged as a major player in the Australian thoroughbred racing and breeding industry in recent years. Defending champion: Redzel.Credit:AAP Inglis (Santa Ana Lane) One of the country's two main auction…

Ex-MI6 spy behind Donald Trump dirty dossier Christopher Steele breaks 18-month silence with veiled swipe at US president

Ex-MI6 spy behind Donald Trump dirty dossier Christopher Steele breaks 18-month silence with veiled swipe at US president

In an email to the editor of Vanity Fair, the ex-spook, 54, who has broken an 18-month silence, wrote that governance in the US is currently "distorted and one-sided". He also highlighted the importance of speaking "truths to power" in these "strange…

What’s behind Jacinta and Sami’s ratings rebound?

What’s behind Jacinta and Sami’s ratings rebound?

Credit where credit is due: ABC Melbourne’s Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah were the star performers in the most recent ratings survey. Between 5.30am to 7.45am, their slice of the radio audience soared by 2.4 percentage points, up from a record low…

Cody Wilson, man behind 3-D printed gun, arrested in Taiwan amid sex assault allegations, official says

Cody Wilson, man behind 3-D printed gun, arrested in Taiwan amid sex assault allegations, official says

3D-printed gun maker faces child sex assault charges Cody Wilson, the man who tried to sell blueprints for plastic guns, is now accused of sexually assaulting an underage girl. Cody Wilson, the Texas man behind the controversial 3-D printed gun, was arrested…

Mac Miller left a will behind

Mac Miller left a will behind

Mac Miller’s fortune is going to his parents.  (Getty Images) Mac Miller‘s fortune is going to his parents. The rapper, although he was just 26 when he died of an apparent overdose, set up a trust in 2013 and executed a will at that…

Davis reveals reason behind push and shove with Franklin

Davis reveals reason behind push and shove with Franklin

Phil Davis has added more spice to his celebrated rivalry with Lance Franklin by revealing the reason for his heated exchange with the Sydney spearhead late in GWS' elimination final win. With the game well in the Giants' keeping, Davis and Franklin…

Human Ken Doll Rodrigo Alves already threatening to quit CBB if he's not given luxury items behind other housemates' backs

Human Ken Doll Rodrigo Alves already threatening to quit CBB if he's not given luxury items behind other housemates' backs

In an exclusive chat with The Sun Online, the cosmetic surgery addict has revealed his contract states he'll drink nothing but champagne, prosecco or cava. Before entering the house tonight, Rodrigo confessed to the The Sun Online: "I may walk off if I can't handle…

Who are really behind those too good to be true Facebook invitations? Meet the con artists tricking men into sending sex photos before blackmailing them for thousands of pounds

Who are really behind those too good to be true Facebook invitations? Meet the con artists tricking men into sending sex photos before blackmailing them for thousands of pounds

Authorities have warned the sextortion epidemic is on the rise with cases tripling in two years and at least five British victims killing themselves. The "sextortionists" target their victims – often in their teens or twenties – by profiling their accounts online…

Kristen Bell Explains ‘Medical Condition’ Behind Those Pool Gloves That Dax Shepard Called ‘Batshit Crazy’

Kristen Bell Explains ‘Medical Condition’ Behind Those Pool Gloves That Dax Shepard Called ‘Batshit Crazy’

Jimmy Kimmel even creates a fake pharmaceutical ad for the condition he names “pruney fingerphobia.” Kristen Bell isn’t "batshit crazy" because she wears pool gloves, as her husband Dax Shepard previously told Jimmy Kimmel, she has a serious medical condition. At least…

Don and not dusted: What's behind the Essendon revival

Don and not dusted: What's behind the Essendon revival

With his club’s season seemingly sunk, Xavier Campbell tried to present a picture of stability and unity. Things are never as bad as they seem, was the message he tried to convey in the Essendon rooms after the Bombers’ loss to Carlton…

Court short: Billions for the boys, while netball is left behind

Court short: Billions for the boys, while netball is left behind

NSW netball fans and players, we have a really big problem. While the debate rages about whether to build another couple of billion-dollar stadiums for the professional football codes, the state’s premier women’s sport is forced to struggle, scramble and bleed precious…

Community rallies behind blues singer Chris Wilson after cancer diagnosis

Community rallies behind blues singer Chris Wilson after cancer diagnosis

The Melbourne music community is rallying behind popular blues singer Chris Wilson following his cancer diagnosis. A benefit concert is being organised to raise money for the 62-year-old and his family. Various artists, including highly-respected singer Barb Waters, will descend on The Corner…

The political meaning behind Shaqiri's celebration against Serbia

The political meaning behind Shaqiri's celebration against Serbia

When Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri scored a 90th-minute winner against Serbia in their group E match at the World Cup on Saturday morning there was a hidden, or not-so-hidden, message behind his celebration. The celebration was a nod to his Kosovar Albanian…

'Why are they giving us the money?' Behind China’s plans to 'rescue' a decrepit rail link

'Why are they giving us the money?' Behind China’s plans to 'rescue' a decrepit rail link

At 11.25am a whistle blows and our spray paint-smeared train pulls out of Belgrade’s 130-year-old central station, over weeds and crumbling concrete, past decades of neglect. For the next half-hour we move at barely walking pace, crawling past old signal boxes, creaking…

'Total Bellas' Goes Behind the Scenes of Nikki Bella's Emotional WWE Return After John Cena Breakup: 'It's So Hard'

'Total Bellas' Goes Behind the Scenes of Nikki Bella's Emotional WWE Return After John Cena Breakup: 'It's So Hard'

The Bella Twins are back in the game at Royal Rumble, but can Nikki handle it after ending her engagement with John? The Bella Twins made their big WWE comeback at Royal Rumble on Sunday’s "Total Bellas," but Nikki Bella couldn’t help…

The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

The most coveted trophy in American racing will be trackside as Justify attempts to complete the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes on Sunday morning, but the ownership of the all-American hero has its foundations in Australia. Justify is the latest star…

Russian ambassador compared to 'Comical Ali' after claiming UK was behind Skripal poisoning to turn the world against the Kremlin

Russian ambassador compared to 'Comical Ali' after claiming UK was behind Skripal poisoning to turn the world against the Kremlin

In an extraordinary meeting with MPs, Alexander Yakovenko said the Government had to carry out “something extraordinary” to show Brits that Theresa May was right to brand Russia “public enemy number one”. Pressed if he really believed UK security services attempted to…

Bus driver: Former swim coach the man behind Tigers' winning culture

Bus driver: Former swim coach the man behind Tigers' winning culture

He’s helped get the best out of Olympic champions and a raft of stars across Australian sport, but it’s unlikely anyone has will benefit more from his presence than Wests Tigers. The joint-venture outfit has engaged Bill Nelson, of Total Performance Concepts,…

25 Behind The Scenes Secrets About The Cast Of Jessica Jones

25 Behind The Scenes Secrets About The Cast Of Jessica Jones

When it comes to keeping secrets and preventing spoilers from becoming public knowledge, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is basically the CIA of the entertainment industry. The only thing that Marvel stars don’t seem to  be shy about or concerned about sharing is…

Reigning MVP Nat Hurst leaves Canberra Capitals behind

Reigning MVP Nat Hurst leaves Canberra Capitals behind

Seven-time WNBL championship winner Nat Hurst has all but drawn the curtain on her career in Canberra after inking a deal with a rival club. Former Canberra Capitals captain Hurst has signed a one-year deal with the Bendigo Spirit for the 2018-19…

Missile strike on Syria military airport leaves ‘several dead’ but Pentagon insists US is not behind attack

Missile strike on Syria military airport leaves ‘several dead’ but Pentagon insists US is not behind attack

There are multiple reports of missile strikes targeting key areas in the city of Homs, in early hours of Monday. But the Pentagon was quick to DENY any US involvement in any attack. The reports come a day after horrendous chemical attacks…