Tuesday, October 22, 2019

'Years in the making': the story behind Sydney’s successful WorldPride 2023 bid

Adrian Phoon, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ newest board director, was tired yet excited as he nervously awaited the results of...

Justin Trudeau expected to claim limp victory in tense Canada elections following ‘blackface’ storm

JUSTIN Trudeau is expected to retain diminished power in Canada after a tense election plagued by his blackface storm. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is...

Trudeau expected to win a second term in Canada's parliamentary elections

Justin Trudeau, the embattled Canadian prime minister whose campaign was rocked by recent scandals, appeared set to win a second term and his...

Steve Harvey’s stepdaughter Lori, 22, arrested for ‘hit and run’ after Mercedes jeep smash...

STEVE Harvey's stepdaughter has been arrested for hit and run after she crashed her Mercedes jeep while allegedly "texting and driving". Lori, 22, was...

Canada election 2019: Justin Trudeau faces reckoning as polls predict close result – live

2.53am BST02:53 Liberal Party supporters react at initial federal election results at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec. Photograph: Stéphane Mahé/Reuters Martin Patriquin...

All US armored vehicles evacuating northeast Syria have arrived in Iraq, defense official says

All roughly 100 U.S. armored vehicles evacuating northeast Syria in a convoy have arrived in Iraq, a U.S. defense official tells Fox News.Earlier...

Driver escapes being impaled by dozens of logs smashing through windscreen as he bends...

A DRIVER miraculously escaped being impaled by logs smashing through his windscreen - because he was bending down to pick something up. The motorist...

More than 50 elephants starve to death in Zimbabwe drought

At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe’s biggest national park as a serious drought forces...

Nationals under pressure over drought response – politics live

Welcome back! Day two of estimates begins, along with the House sitting, but at the moment, all eyes are on the Nationals party room,...

Stunning superyacht once rented by Kylie Jenner on sale for £150million after Malaysia seized...

A SUPERYACHT once owned by the suspected mastermind of a plot to defraud the Malaysian government of billions of dollars has been put...

Female astronauts answer questions from orbit after spacewalk

US astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch answered questions from reporters and members of the public in a press conference from the International...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘sex slave’ Virginia Roberts was admitted to hospital with internal bleeding after...

JEFFREY Epstein's 'sex slave' was admitted to hospital with internal bleeding after she was "physically abused" at his sex parties. Virginia Roberts claimed she...

Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government, leaving rival to take up challenge

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given up on his monthlong effort to form a government coalition, a decision that will position his...

Pete Buttigieg third in new Iowa poll behind Biden and Warren

Pete Buttigieg has surged to third place in a new Iowa poll, within striking distance of Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden, the long-term...

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, 93, tells court that killings have 'haunted' him

A former Nazi concentration camp guard accused of being an accessory to 5,230 murders testified Monday at his trial that he regrets serving...

Pastor’s vehicle abduction caught on camera as thousands petition to find him

A pastor believed to have been abducted because he shared his Christian faith with Muslims in a country enforcing a strict Islamic code...

What is white phosphorous?

WHITE phosphorous is currently in the news after claims Turkey had been using banned white phosphorous bombs in their military campaign against the...

Julian Assange extradition judge refuses request for delay

Julian Assange has been told there can be no delay in his US extradition case, as he appeared in court in London. The WikiLeaks...

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange fails in bid to delay extradition battle with US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange came up short Monday in a bid to delay his extradition to the United States to face espionage charges.Assange, who appeared with his...

Sea turtles and birds wash up dead after mysterious oil spill devastates 180 Brazilian...

A MYSTERIOUS oil spill has wrecked an estimated 1,300 miles of coastline in Brazil's northern states. The government has come under fire for failing...

Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win

The Swedish Academy has defended its controversial choice of Peter Handke as this year’s Nobel literature laureate, saying that it had “obviously not...

Screaming devotees covered in burning hot wax in brutal penance ritual to the ‘Black...

THOUSANDS of devotees will take to the streets of Panama today to celebrate the festival of "Cristo Negro," or the Black Christ -...

US troops pelted with rotten fruit and stones as they leave Syria – video

People have thrown rotten fruit and stones at US troops as they left Syria in armed vehicles, with one man appearing to shout:...

Dictator Francisco Franco to be exhumed on Thursday

Authorities in Spain plan on exhuming the remains of the former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco on Thursday in order to remove the body...