Robert Hughes Extradition
Former "Hey Dad" star Robert Hughes will return to Australia from the UK today to face court over a string of sexual assault allegations. Nine News Reporter Amelia Ballinger was at Sydney international airport and joined us with the latest.
Crash Victims Angry With Police
Family and friends of the five people killed in a horrific crash on the Gold Coast are angry at police, accusing them of being heavy handed with those trying to grieve. Nine News Reporter Chris O’Keefe had the news.
TODAY presented some of the most popular internet items of the day.
TODAY Finance Expert Ross Greenwood offered some valuable finance tips. You can follow Ross on Twitter at http://es.twitter.com/Ross_Greenwood/.
An eight-year-old girl has spent the night in hospital, after her mother became involved in a police pursuit in Sydney’s south west. Police called off the chase when they lost sight of the car in heavy traffic, the car later crashed into a tree.
Alcohol Related Violence
Alcohol related violence is usually at a high over the holiday season, and now a new initiative is being launched to combat it. Called ‘the New South Wales and ACT alcohol police’, it aims to reduce the thousands of deaths and injuries caused by excessive drinking. Doctor John Crozier is a trauma surgeon at Sydney’s Liverpool hospital, and joined us with his thoughts. For more information, http://www.naapa.org.au/.
Cereal Box CPR
Queensland Mother, Clare Haynes managed to bring her son, Charlie, back from the dead using CPR, which she learnt from a packet of Kellogs Nutrigrain. Clare joined today with the inspiring story.
Luna Park 100th Birthday
Today marks the one hundredth birthday of Melbourne’s Luna Park. It's one of Victoria's truly iconic landmarks, and Tim Mcmillan went along to celebrate the occasion.
Entertainment News with Richard Wilkins
The awards season has begun in Hollywood overnight, and the nominations for the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced. London has played host to a string of big movie premieres this week and last night it was the stars of 'The Hobbit' who walked the red carpet at Leicester Square. Plus, some of the biggest names in the music biz are getting ready to take to the stage for a concert to help those affected by the recent storms in New York. Entertainment Editor Richard Wilkins had the details.
Breast Cancer Scare for SA
Thousands of Women in South Australia are being urged not to panic after it was revealed that a number of breast cancers may not have been diagnosed due to a possible flaw in the screening process. Brenda Wilson from the South Australian Cancer Council joined us with the latest.
Toulouse Lautrec Exhibition
He’s best known as the tiny painter who made his name sketching showgirls from the Moulin Rouge. To this day, Toulouse Lautrec remains one of Paris' most revered artists, and now some of his finest work is coming to Australia. Lisa was lucky enough to travel to France for a sneak preview. The Toulouse Lautrec exhibition starts at the national gallery in Canberra tomorrow, and tickets are available from http://premier.ticketek.com.au/. For more information, http://nga.gov.au/Lautrec/
Victoria Secret Christmas Video
A Victoria Secret Christmas video has gone viral, and not for the reasons you might think. The models look great, but that is not why this video is attracting attention.
Does your man whine about heading to the shops to buy Christmas present? One Shopping Centre in Melbourne has the perfect solution, a "Man Creche". It is a place where men can relax while women finish the shopping in peace. Stathis Georgianos from technology firm "Soniq" came up with the idea and joined today this morning.
Gifts For Men
There’s only 12 sleeps until Christmas, and if you need some suggestion for the men in your life, our very own Tim gilbert has got you covered.
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SELK'BAG - $199 Available from http://selkbag.com.au/store/ or head to the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/selkbagworld/
ELECTRONIC BBQ FORK: RRP$ 49.95 DIGITAL GAS BOTTLE SCALE: RRP$ 49.95
Available from: http://www.adhgifts.com.au/
KAISER BAAS PHOTO & NEGATIVE SCANNER - $229.94 Direct link: http://www.kaiserbaas.com/converters-category/photo-and-negative-scanner/
600W RYOBI Impact Drill (6210271) RRP $69.00 -AVAILABLE AT BUNNINGS WAREHOUSE STORES - LINK IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY Direct link:
TIES AND CUFFS Engraved USB stick Cufflinks RRP $79
Photograph cufflinks Gun Metal RRP $49
Batman Silver Cufflinks RRP $69.00
Superman Gold Cufflinks RRP $69.00
Superman Rose Gold Cufflinks RRP $69.00
All available from: http://www.tiesncuffs.com.au/
ROCKSMITH GUITAR The Game - RRP: $99.95 (X360 / PS3 Version) / $79.95 (PC Version)
The Game with a guitar- $249.95 (X360 / PS3 Version) / $229.95 (PC Version)
Direct link: https://ebgames.com.au/any/any?q=Rocksmith/
GRIT SCOOTER FOR DADS RRP $220Direct link to product:
Store listing: http://www.activeoutthere.com.au/dealerlocator.php
OTHERS GREAT PRODUCTS AVAILABLE AT:NT funny news posters: ntnews.com.au/shop
CREW: Stockist info: Available at all leading salons. Call 1800 1047 204 for stockist details
Girls on the Grill
Tim grills Lisa and Julie Goodwin about the hottest trends and topics of the day.
TODAY Chef Luke Mangan joined today in the kitchen to show us how to make three delicious salads for the holiday season. From snowpea and chilli Salad to a delicious asian style brown rice salad they were some great receipe ideas for keeping your Christmas lunch fresh and festive. You can also check out Luke's website here,
TODAY gossip guru’s Richard Reid and Richard Wilkins brings you the latest from Tinseltown.