Barry O'Farrell's Belly Put to Torch

Barry O'Farrell's belly put to torch
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell says his government will consider a range of new measures to crack down on alcohol-fuelled violence. Photo: Ben Rushton. One of the tests of … We begin with a heightened level of concern over the behaviour of a certain … Read more on The Canberra Times

Jonathan Kay: Why is Montreal's Champlain Bridge, built within living memory
Despite engineers' ongoing efforts to buttress damaged girders using high-tech carbon-fibre panels and even a 75-ton “superbeam,” the most-trafficked bridge in the country continues to deteriorate. … How a Quebec entrepreneur is taking advantage of … Read more on National Post

Today In History – January 18th
Infuriated by these acts, the Nicaraguan government appeared before the World Court and asked that orders be issued to the United States to cease the hostile activity and pay reparations for the damage. 1912 Scott reaches the South Pole After a two … Read more on Daily Times Nigeria