Sweet tooths are about to fork out big time to satisfy their cravings. The cost of sugar's set to soar thanks to a global shortage. Major Aussie supplier CSR will lift its wholesale price by 25 per cent next month as world costs hit 30 year highs.
Relief Turns Nasty in Haiti
Relief workers have been hurt in a violent confrontation with survivors of last week's earthquake in Haiti. 30 Americans were handing out aid in capital Port-au-Prince when things turned ugly. Violence and looting's been on the rise since last Tuesday's 7 magnitude quake forced food and transport prices thru the roof.
Where The Bloody Hell Was It?
A teenager's been charged with stealing Lara Bingle's car in Sydney last month. The 14 year old kid allegedly made off with the $250,000 Aston Martin from the underground car park of her Bondi apartment. He was arrested at his home in Sydney's south and charged over the theft and will face a children's court today.
Reading? Yep, We Want It More Than Sex!
Sex might not be all it's cracked up to be according to some Aussies at least. More than 1000 people have told a new Ikea survey what they'd do with an extra hour in the day. And a third of Aussies reckon they'd rather curl up with a good book than spend that time in the bedroom.