World News

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Fears for travel firm’s collapse

Fears for travel firm’s collapse

Thousands would be stranded worldwide, triggering a $1 billion global repatriation effort, if one of the world’s biggest travel firms goes bust.

Epstein ‘slave’ on sex with Andrew

Epstein ‘slave’ on sex with Andrew

Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre claims she had sex with him in a bathroom after he plied her with vodka when she was 17, which the royal denies.

Twist in pregnant mum hacking murder

Twist in pregnant mum hacking murder

Unsettling questions have emerged in the case of a pregnant woman hacked to death as she slept with her family in South Africa.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Demi’s regret over threesomes with Ashton

Demi’s regret over threesomes with Ashton

Hollywood star Demi Moore’s bombshell new book details her fractured marriage with Ashton Kutcher, including three-way sex and affairs.

‘They’d be toast’: Saudis’ weakness

‘They’d be toast’: Saudis’ weakness

The attack on the world’s biggest oil plant has raised the risk of conflict in the Middle East. But there is a good reason the Saudis haven’t hit back.

Flight attendant’s note goes viral

Flight attendant’s note goes viral

In a heartwarming act of kindness, a note handed to a 16-year-old passenger on board a plane has gone viral on social media

Bali’s strict new sex ban

Bali’s strict new sex ban

Aussies holidaying in Indonesia with their partners could find themselves in jail if they get too amorous under a strict new law.

Mind-blowing performance wins $1m

Mind-blowing performance wins $1m

A young blind and autistic man has won America’s Got Talent after a mind-blowing performance earned him the first golden buzzer of the season.

FIFA attempts to fix worst rule in sport

FIFA attempts to fix worst rule in sport

Football’s governing body has decided the time has come as they begin talks to put an end to an old and archaic rule against female fans.

Airline puts hosties on a diet

Airline puts hosties on a diet

An airline that has a history of sacking hosties for being overweight has just put their cabin crew on low-fat diets

Big Bang stars reunite for new sitcom

Big Bang stars reunite for new sitcom

Well, that was quick. Fans missing their fix of Big Bang Theory won’t have to wait too long, with two stars teaming up for a new sitcom.

Upgrade if you have this iPhone

Upgrade if you have this iPhone

The new iPhone goes on sale today, with only small improvements over more recent models. But whether you should upgrade depends on this

Alan Jones’ stunning offer to Jacinda

Alan Jones’ stunning offer to Jacinda

Controversial broadcaster Alan Jones wrote a grovelling apology to Jacinda Ardern. But she may not want to take him up on a proposal he’s floated.

Optical illusion of bride baffles internet

Optical illusion of bride baffles internet

What do you see when you look at this photo? It might seem obvious, but the image of a couple getting married has people totally confused.

Countdown until Australia plunges into fuel chaos

Countdown until Australia plunges into fuel chaos

Australia has less than three weeks of petrol in the tank the government has warned, as Iran warns it “will not blink” in case of war.

Hunt for killer who hacked mum to death

Hunt for killer who hacked mum to death

A search is under way for the murder weapon used to bludgeon a pregnant mum to death in front of her family while on a luxury holiday.

Sex and the City star ‘expecting child’

Sex and the City star ‘expecting child’

This Sex and The City star has announced on Instagram some exciting baby news—at age 64.

Amnesty warns of Hong Kong police torture

Amnesty warns of Hong Kong police torture

Amnesty International has accused Hong Kong police of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests.

US drone strike kills 30 Afghan labourers

US drone strike kills 30 Afghan labourers

At least 30 Afghan farmers and labourers have been killed and 40 more people injured in a US drone strike meant for an Islamic State hideout, officials say.

Iran threatens ‘all-out war’

Iran threatens ‘all-out war’

Iran’s foreign minister has warned a military strike on Iran would trigger “all-out war”, as the US and its Gulf allies accuse them of the attacks on Saudi oil...

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