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Wed 21 Aug 2019

Cheering as Pell’s freedom bid rejected

Cheering as Pell’s freedom bid rejected

THE world has reacted after the court handed down its decision to dismiss George Pell’s appeal, upholding his conviction for child sex offences.

Burgess returns serve at Seibold over ‘bizarre comments’

Burgess returns serve at Seibold over ‘bizarre comments’

Sam Burgess has hit back at Anthony Seibold’s bizarre remarks about the Rabbitohs’ attack and accused the Broncos coach of pushing his own agenda.

Search party back out combing vast bushland for missing teen

Search party back out combing vast bushland for missing teen

SES and Police search party continue to be met with frustration in bid to find missing teenage boy Michael Ryan.

‘Two-faced’: Bachelor star slammed

‘Two-faced’: Bachelor star slammed

Monique, who was infamously booted from The Bachelor for calling Matt a “dog c***”, has claimed his off-screen antics make him “two-faced”.

Strip tease: Speedster shows Everest potential

Strip tease: Speedster shows Everest potential

The Chris Waller-trained Nature Strip staked his claim for a slot in The Everest with a super trial behind two-time Everest champ Redzel. WATCH THE TRIAL

Aussie rookie’s monstrous hit goes viral

Aussie rookie’s monstrous hit goes viral

Kickers in the NFL aren’t known for laying big hits. One Aussie rookie clearly didn’t get that memo with a bone-jarring tackle.

Spider-Man booted from Marvel movies

Spider-Man booted from Marvel movies

SPIDEY will no longer be swinging around in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after an agreement over money collapsed.

Keanu Reeves to reprise role in Matrix 4

Keanu Reeves to reprise role in Matrix 4

Prepare to re-enter The Matrix. It’s been confirmed Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity in the hit franchise.

Twist in Sun Yang doping scandal trial

Twist in Sun Yang doping scandal trial

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang could be looking at a heavy sanction, but his team have made an extraordinary move ahead of his doping trial.

Little town store wins big at gala night

Little town store wins big at gala night

JUST four years after opening its doors, the Jandowae SPAR has been named SPAR Store of the Year for 2019.

Netflix drops trailer for hugely anticipated movie

Netflix drops trailer for hugely anticipated movie

THE streaming service has revealed not one, but two trailers for one of its most exciting films of 2019, starring Scarlett Johansson.

Documents reveal Hirohito wartime regrets

Documents reveal Hirohito wartime regrets

Although it is not surprising Japan's Emperor Hirohito had deep regrets about World War II, new documents highlight how strong his emotions had been.

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

A LUNAR insertion manoeuvre has precisely injected India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission in a 'defined orbit in a perfect way'.

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

BRITAIN'S foreign office is looking into reports that a Hong Kong-based staff member has been detained in mainland China.

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she wants to establish a dialogue with protesters, based on mutual respect and understanding.

Rio police shoot dead man who hijacked bus

Rio police shoot dead man who hijacked bus

BRAZILLIAN police have shot dead an armed man who took 37 people hostage on a bus in Rio, ending a four-hour stand-off; none of the hostages were hurt.

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Vanuatu

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Vanuatu

A MAGNITUDE 6.3 quake has hit off Vanuatu, the USGS says, but there are no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

Boris optimistic on Brexit deal, EU baulks

Boris optimistic on Brexit deal, EU baulks

The EU being "a bit negative" on renegotiating the Irish backstop because they believe parliament will block a no-deal Brexit, British PM Boris Johnson says.

Kashmir border clashes leave several dead

Kashmir border clashes leave several dead

BORDER clashes in Kashmir have left several people dead as Pakistan announces it will refer India and the dispute to the UN's International Court of Justice.

New James Bond movie called No Time to Die

New James Bond movie called No Time to Die

The 25th James Bond movie has been titled No Time to Die and will be released in April, the producers say, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as 007.

'Somebody had to take on China': Trump

'Somebody had to take on China': Trump

US President Donald Trump is looking at possible tax cuts but not right now, as he explained any short-term pain from his trade war with China is "irrelevant".

Italy prosecutor orders rescue ship seized

Italy prosecutor orders rescue ship seized

AN Italian prosecutor has ordered a migrant rescue ship be seized, ending a stand-off and allowing those on board to be evacuated to land amid dire conditions.

Trump talking to Democrats about gun laws

Trump talking to Democrats about gun laws

President Donald Trump says his officials are in talks with Democrats about meaningful gun laws but he still insists mass shootings are a mental health issue.

Rousey’s horrific on set ‘freak accident’

Rousey’s horrific on set ‘freak accident’

RONDA Rousey has shown off the truly gruesome injury that almost cost her a finger while filming her TV drama. Warning: Graphic

Harry Potter stars spark dating rumours

Harry Potter stars spark dating rumours

THE first met when they were little kids, but it seems Tom Felton and Emma Watson’s longtime friendship may have turned romantic.

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