Australia news live: watchdog warning to Optus customers as Coalition calls for tougher data protection laws

ACCC warning to Optus customers Australia’s competition and consumer watchdog has warned Optus customers they could be at risk of identity theft after a major data hack. AAP reports: Cyber … Read More

Esha Gupta on playing characters with grey shades: Easy to play damsel in distress, tougher to play strong one

Esha Gupta is one of the most promising actresses in the tinsel town of Bollywood and enjoys a massive fan following on social media. She is currently on cloud nine … Read More

Katharine Murphy on why the 2022 Australian election is tougher for Scott Morrison – video

In this fortnight’s episode of Poll Position, Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy explains the difference between Scott Morrison’s 2019 election strategy, and the one he will take to the federal election … Read More

India seeks tougher action from US tech giants on fake news | The Express Tribune

NEW DELHI,:  Indian officials have held heated discussions with Google, Twitter and Facebook for not proactively removing what they described as fake news on their platforms, sources told Reuters, the … Read More

‘Nowhere to hide’: Truss to pave way for tougher Russian sanctions amid Ukraine tensions – video

The UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss, said plans to allow for tougher economic sanctions against Russia would be announced ahead of a diplomatic trip to Ukraine and Russia over the … Read More

Australia Covid news live: NSW reintroduces QR code check-ins; Victoria considers tougher rules as Omicron cases continue to rise

8.47pm GMT 20:47 Covid-19 testing clinics are reducing their openings hours over the Christmas period despite “unprecedented demand” for testing and reports of hours-long wait times in several states. Guardian … Read More