Entries by Shanee Dobeson

VIDEO: Hacker group ‘Anonymous’ declare war on ISIL

A hacker group which go by the name ‘Anonymous’ have posted a video online declaring war against Islamic State. The group, known for its cyber attacks against controversial organisations and individuals, posted the video onto their YouTube page on November 16. In the footage, a masked representative declares that they will track down those responsible for the attacks in […]

Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is… an emoji!

Oxford’s word of the year has been revealed and for the first time ever it isn’t even a word. That’s right – the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ emoji has won the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year for 2015, officially making history. In a blog post, the Oxford team justified their choice by explaining that […]

Mitchell Johnson announces retirement from International Cricket

Mitchell Johnson has announced that he will  retire from international cricket at the end of today’s second Commonwealth Bank Test against New Zealand in Perth. The Australian fast bowler told teammates of his decision to retire last night, saying that after 73 Tests he felt it was the right time to walk away from the game. […]

Man on the run after leaving bag with gun at Centrelink office

A man is on the run after leaving behind a bag with a home-made gun inside at a Centrelink office in Melbourne. Staff made the shock discovery last Tuesday, phoning police. It’s believed the man, 41, attended the Coburg office about a welfare payment and accidentally left the bag behind. He then came back to retrieve […]

World’s oldest surviving Olympian dies, aged 103

The world’s oldest surviving Olympian has died, aged 103. Chinese man Guo Jie, who represented China in the discus at the 1936 Berlin games, passed away on Sunday. “The IAAF is saddened to hear that Guo Jie, who represented China in the discus at the 1936 Olympic Games, died on Sunday at the age of […]