Outgoing Liberal president Alan Stockdale suggests corporate membership

Outgoing Liberal president Alan Stockdale suggests corporate membership | World news | NewsWire
Outgoing Liberal party federal president Alan Stockdale thinks political fundraising will become more and more difficult. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP

The outgoing federal Liberal president, Alan Stockdale, has called on the party to consider allowing “corporate membership” and to overhaul its fundraising efforts.

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Vern Cotter admits South Africa clash will be acid test for Scotland | Sport

Vern Cotter admits South Africa clash will be acid test for Scotland | Sport
Vern Cotter has guided Scotland to three wins in a row since taking charge earlier this month. Photograph: David Gibson/Fotosport/Rex

South Africa may be below strength for their meeting with Scotland in Port Elizabeth on Saturday having had to release their European-based players back to their clubs as the Test falls outside the official international window, but Vern Cotter, the Scotland head coach, appreciates his first month in charge will end with his side’s most taxing fixture.

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Bring back a BOF 5-seater or I’ll buy a Saab – National NewsWire

Bring back a BOF 5-seater or I’ll buy a Saab – National NewsWire

I have a problem. I own a 2002 GMC Envoy. No, my ownership of a GMT360 SUV isn’t the problem although it is probably enough to get me committed to a mental institution. At 140,000 hard miles, my Envoy is getting old and there’s nothing out there to replace it. That’s a problem.

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Teamsters Aid Los Angeles Uber Drivers In Improving Work Conditions – National NewsWire

Teamsters Aid Los Angeles Uber Drivers In Improving Work Conditions – National NewsWire

Ride-sharing service Uber has hit a few rough patches as of late, mainly from taxi operators and city and state officials who believe Uber and others like it are too disruptive for its own good. However, the Teamsters — who supported European taxi drivers in their protest of the service earlier this month — are throwing their support to Uber drivers wishing to organize.

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