Nov 26, 2020
Use your phone on the toilet? It might be bad for your butt
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It's estimated that nine out of ten people use their phones on the loo, but new research has found that the extra time you spend in there as a result might be causing an increase in conditions like haemorrhoids.

Also, Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released from an Iranian prison. We look at how negotiations to get her out took place.

And, some of Australia's best known retailers are sourcing clothes that could be made using exploited labour, according to research by aid organisation Oxfam.
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