/ 14 October 2021

A swimming sensation, Squid Game dominates and some top animal pics…

Image source: Brett Costello
Image source: Brett Costello

Aussie endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel did it. She has set a new record for swimming the English Channel by completing her 44th crossing – the most ever by a single swimmer.

It’s official: Netflix original Squid Game is the streaming platform’s biggest-ever series at launch. The dystopian nightmare has been viewed by 111 million accounts since debuting a month ago.

And a big photographic competition has been run and won. Behold the top snaps from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

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