Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

A metal sculpture depicting a stock exchange chart is seen in the reception hall of the Athens Bourse in Athens September 11, 2014. Greece on Thursday set the pricing on its offer to top up its recent three- and five-year bonds by about 1 billion euros (U

From Global Markets 5:48 pm

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 16, 2014

The local market extended its losses in the second half of trade, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.5 per cent or 29.2pts to 5446.2. The miners ended modestly firmer; however the improvements lessened this afternoon while falls from the big banks held the market back most.

Frequent Sex Makes You Intelligent, New Study Says

From Science 4:45 pm

University of Waterloo U Study Recommends Best Sex Positions To Ease Back Pain During Lovemaking

As people age, they feel different kinds of body pains, but yet they need to continue with their daily routine, including having sex. Since sexual activities normally involve pelvic or hip movements, some lovemaking positions that were easy to engage in during their younger days become more difficult and cause back pain.

Mayweather-Maidana Rematch

From Sports 3:38 pm

Boxing News 2014: Showtime VP Favours Pacquiao As Mayweather’s Next Ring Opponent; Money May Insists Fight Should Be Over Showtime PPV Only

Statements from the camp of unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather indicated that the dream match has big chances of happening in 2015.

A couple ride on Velib self-service public bicycles on the Pont de l'Archeveche bridge, which is covered with thousands of padlocks, or love locks, near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, August 22, 2014. France kept its title as the world's top tourist d

From Sports 1:36 pm

Cycling Shorts Of Colombia Women's Team Teases With Vagina-Like Design

The uniform of the Colombia women's cycling team if creating a controversy in the Tour of Tuscany because of its daring design that features a flesh-coloured cycling shorts with a design of the female genital, making it appear like the female bikers are bottomless.

The national flag of China flutters behind a fence of the headquarters of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in Beijing, in this July 12, 2013

From Global Markets 9:14 am

Global Markets Overview – September 16, 2014

We remain fixated on the events that will unfold on Thursday morning, with trading in the currency markets suggesting expectations of a change in language are a near certainty.

An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York, in this May 8, 2012 file photo. Rates of adult obesity increased in six U.S. states and fell in none last year, and in more states than ever - 20 - at least 30 percent of adults are obese, a

From Science 8:40 am

West Seattle Man Accuses Stranger Obese Woman Of Rape While He Was Asleep

A 31-year-old man from West Seattle is accusing an obese 28-year-old woman, Chantae Marie Gilman, of raping him while he was asleep.

iPhone 6 prices

From Companies 8:35 am

Telstra, Vodafone, Optus & Apple Web Sites Crash Due To High Demand For iPhone 6

The Web sites of Australian carriers Telstra, Vodafone and Optus, and Cupertino-based Apple crashed because of the huge volume of demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.

From Law 8:30 am

Sydney Police Intercept $75M Worth Of Drugs In Frozen Fish Disguised As Liquid In Ice Packs

Sydney police arrested in Fairfield on Thursday two men who attempted to bring into the country over 100 kilogrammes of heroin and methamphetamines worth $75 million by disguising it as liquid in ice packs hidden under frozen fish fillets from Malaysia.

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch at the Flint Center in Cupertino

From Tech 8:27 am

Rich Mainland Chinese Fly To Hong Kong To Buy iPhone 6 At $2,500 Due To Delayed Launch Of Flagship Phone In China

After the Sept 9 launch of the iPhone 6, the flagship smartphone made by Cupertino-based Apple will have simultaneous roll outs in 10 countries, including Hong Kong, on Sept 19. However, despite China being one of the largest markets for Apple's gadgets, the mainland is not included in the 10 nations.

People cool off in the Trocadero fountains near the Eiffel Tower on a hot summer day in Paris July 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT)

From Global Markets 8:23 am

France, Germany Lead Europe's Commercial Real Estate Market

Europe's commercial real estate investment market continued its strong growth during the first half of the year with France and Germany leading the way, Property Magazine International reported, utilising a study conducted by the CBRE Group.