Beauty treatments are not reserved for humans. DW visits a beauty pageant for dairy cows, and talks to a stylist who makes his clients udderly beautiful. The winners are not just cute but also very valuable as great mothers and milk machines.
Winter is arriving. It is an early start in Moira for John Tate as his pigs are being loaded for the factory. It is a similar story over in Struell Wells near Downpatrick, as Paul Turley's Angus cross cattle have reached the perfect weight for processing. At the Bell's near Ballymena their flock of turkeys is almost ready for the Christmas market. Drew and Valerie McConnell are on alert for calving cows at their Omagh dairy farm. Henry Savage from Cullyhannna is in Ballymena for the Autumn Pedigree Limousin sales.
Clive Palmer speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Brisbane after losing after losing a court application in relation to liquidators pursuing him for $70 million in taxpayer funds paid to workers following the collapse of his Queensland nickel refinery. Mr Palmer says he takes issue with Anthony Albanese saying Labor had not approached his United Australia Party for preference deals. "That's just not true, I had Senator (Anthony) Chisholm approach me while I was down for the budget in parliament sitting on the floor, he got up, it's all recorded, he came over to see me," Mr Palmer says. "He called me on Wednesday when he was with Bill Shorten in Central Queensland and he said was it too late to do preferences, it's not true that I wasn't approached by the ALP."
This device is being nicknamed a 'fitbit' for cows. It allows farmers to monitor their health from a tablet - and share information on where the meat's come from with consumers. It can also keep livestock moving with noises and vibrations. It's still in its trial phase, but it's part of a growing number of companies in New Zealand, looking to future-proof real meat and dairy from the growing threat of this: Vegan substitutes that look and taste like the real thing but are being marketed as a healthier, greener alternative to the real deal. New Zealand farmers and even the government have begun to take note of their expansion as the country relies heavily on farming.
Continuing on his quest to save small farms and rural businesses Nick Hewer meets beef farmer Mike Frazer who has a herd of rare breed Irish Dexter cattle. For Mike's 450 acre farm to survive he needs to sell beef from ten cows a week but his only outlet is his farm shop on the outskirts of Ballymena. Will Mike be forced to downsize the farm or can Nick help him find more retail opportunities and can he interest some top London chefs in Dexter beef?
Local patients fighting cancer will be able to access world-class treatment close to home thanks to a $6 million state government grant announced by Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP today.
Lifelong Echuca player Angus Byrne and former Shepparton Bear Dan Willis both ran out in their 50th senior game min bottle green, and we spoke to both post match.
Tonight on The Lead we chat to Seymour local Matt Aldridge has passed through Echuca on his latest Coo Wee Ride, which he’s doing to raise money for local farmers and war veterans.
Emergency services have closed the centre of Echuca as they battle to save a middle aged woman after the car she was driving crashed into the Post Office 3564 café in Hare St a short while ago.
Number 4 Percy Street Activity Centre has had a makeover, with Echuca-Moama Kiwanis, Bunnings and Dulux working hard to transform the Community Living and Respite Services (CLRS) op shop.
Tonight on The Lead brought to you by Frinkle we chat to Glanville Village resident Tom Shepherd who makes his way down the street every morning to brighten everyone’s day.
Tonight on The Lead brought to you by Frinkle we give you a sneak peak inside Echuca Historical Society’s latest exhibition - After the Ball is Over - Debs & Belles.
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Death metal lead singer Jake Shuker says living in Syria means the sounds of war infiltrate his music.
Walter Nixon, 96, visits the graves of colleagues killed in the Italian campaign of World War Two.
The director of a London model agency speaks about her experiences as a teen model and says caring for under 18s in the industry is crucial.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joins thousands of students in Hamburg, urging them to stay angry and fight for change.
Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
Although a candidate just entered the 2020 presidential race with a platform centered on climate change, some experts say Americans aren’t fully aware of the scope and seriousness of global warming.
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