American soul singer and 1970s icon, Diana Ross is set to perform during Glastonbury's coveted "legend slot" this weekend.
The Motown star will bring her collection of hits, including 'Baby Love' and 'Upside Down', to the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Sunday 26 June.
The soul star was originally due to make her Glastonbury debut in 2020, before the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sunday 'teatime' legends slot typically draws some of the event's biggest crowds, with stars such as Dolly Parton attracting the festival's biggest ever audience in 2014, and Kylie Minogue's 2019 set becoming the BBC's most-watched Glastonbury performance ever.
The AFL remains non-committal on granting AFLW players' wishes to extend the women's season and ensure every club plays each of its rivals once.The league on Monday confirmed details of its 10-round fixture for season seven - plus four weeks of finals - beginning with a Carlton-Collingwood opener at Ikon Park on Thursday, August 25.
Some people would nearly have a heart attack if they came across a funnel web, but Australia's most feared spider may hold the key to treating one.Queensland researchers will next year start human trials on a drug, containing a molecule from funnel web venom, which could prevent cell damage caused by heart attacks.
The Australian share market has rallied after posting losses for the past three sessions, with gains in heavyweight energy and financial stocks helping settle investors' nerves.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index was up 93.
Injured NSW workers are facing longer waits for compensation, hard-to-live-off payments and are suffering mental trauma as they face an "abusive" system, a new report says.The report from the left-leaning think tank, the McKell Institute, commissioned by Unions NSW, has laid out the failures of reforms to the state's compensation scheme made a decade ago.
A major breakthrough has been made in the understanding of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which may lead to more treatments for sufferers.More than 100,000 Australians live with IBD, a chronic condition with two main subtypes, Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis.
The Aboriginal flag will have a permanent home atop Melbourne's West Gate Bridge within days.The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags have flown on a rotational basis above the West Gate Bridge during Reconciliation and NAIDOC weeks since 2019.
Lynette Dawson made a decision to leave home in 1982 without taking any belongings to make it seem like her husband had killed her, a court has been told.Giving evidence in Christopher Michael Dawson's Sydney murder trial on Monday, Paul Cooper said he had met a woman he was sure was Mrs Dawson early in 1982 at a pub in Warners Bay, on Lake Macquarie.
Slashing ambulance offload targets won't "fix a thing" when it comes to improving hospital care, an expert says.Ambulance Victoria has consistently failed to meet its target of transferring 90 per cent of patients to emergency departments within 40 minutes.
A Melbourne aged care home where 45 people died from COVID-19 has been charged by the workplace safety watchdog.WorkSafe Victoria on Monday announced it has charged St Basil's Homes for the Aged in Victoria with nine breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The NSW government is taking its battle with the rail union to the Fair Work Commission in a bid to stop it from disrupting Sydney's transport network for a second consecutive week.The Rail, Tram, and Bus Union is locked in a long-running stoush with the government over the controversial Korean-made Intercity train fleet, arguing it has refused to sign a deal guaranteeing fixes to safety issues.
The Greens have urged the South Australian government to introduce a tax on vacant residential properties after reports thousands are empty across the state.Amid the current rental and housing crisis, census data suggests about 84,000 are lying vacant.
South Australia announces key appointment to help lead the state government's implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart as early as next year.Dale Agius will take on the role of Commissioner for First Nations Voice to lead the government's consultation with Aboriginal groups.
A Queensland anti-drink driving advocate is calling on her mayor to quit her job after crashing a council car while allegedly under the influence.Redland Mayor Karen Williams has taken unpaid leave as she prepares to face drink driving charges in court next month.
Jordan McLean will debut for NSW in the place of Payne Haas after the Brisbane prop was ruled out of State of Origin III with a shoulder injury.In the only other change to the NSW game day side announced on Monday, coach Brad Fittler has opted to recall Jack Wighton.
Asian share markets have started the week cautiously as a run of soft US data suggested downside risks for this week's June payrolls report, while the hubbub over possible recession was still driving a relief rally in government bonds.The search for safety kept the US dollar near 20-year highs, though early action was light with US markets on holiday.
Star Collingwood defender Darcy Moore has received some good news on his knee injury after scans revealed he hasn't torn his anterior cruciate ligament.Moore was taken off the ground on a stretcher after hyperextending his left knee in a marking contest during the dying stages of the five-point win over Gold Coast on Saturday night.
High-profile Australian duo Rohan Browning and Kelsey-Lee Barber have produced hugely encouraging performances in their last hit-outs before the world athletics championships in Oregon.Sprint star Browning has clocked 10.