Monday, December 9, 2019

White Island: tourists injured during New Zealand volcano eruption

New Zealand’s most active cone volcano, White Island, off the eastern coast of the North Island, has erupted on Monday with dozens of...

Australian paedophiles pay as little as $15 for online abuse of Filipino children

Australian paedophiles are paying as little as A$15 for children to perform sexual acts online while being filmed in the Philippines, according to...

Global manhunt under way for man accused of sexually abusing Sydney children in 1980s

A global search is on to find a man accused of sexually abusing children in Sydney over a six-year period in the 1980s. Simon...

René Auberjonois dead – Star Trek actor passes away aged 79 after lung cancer...

STAR Trek actor René Auberjonois has died aged 79 at his home in Los Angeles of metastatic lung cancer. Auberjonois was a prolific actor,...

African migrants heading to US-Mexico border in record numbers in 2019

The numbers of African migrants heading to the U.S. through its border with Mexico have more than doubled in the past year, recent data...

Restoring the theme park abandoned for 20 years

For almost 20 years the Spreepark in former East Germany has been abandoned.At its height of popularity the theme park attracted about 1.5...

More than a million viewers paid to watch Joshua regain titles

Criticism of Anthony Joshua for boxing in Saudi Arabia does not appear to have affected his popularity with the British public, with more...

Juice WRLD: the unapologetic rapper who helped define a new sound

Jarad Higgins’ career was a corrective. Growing up, the rapper and singer best known as Juice WRLD listened to hip-hop like everyone else...

Windfarms drive fall in wholesale energy price with lower bills forecast for 2020

The price of residential electricity is estimated to start falling next year and continue to fall until 2022, the Australian Energy Market Commission...

Morning mail: strip-search figures revealed, UN climate talks begin, Cradle Mountain magic

Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 9 December. Top stories More than 300 school-age boys have...

Mexico makes biggest oil discovery in 32 years as ‘500 MILLION barrels found in...

MEXICO has made the biggest oil discovery in 32 years after finding the equivalent of 500 million barrels of oil in a field...

The Guardian view on North Korea: a brewing nuclear crisis | Editorial

North Korea often appears to have styled itself upon a James Bond adversary. We have seen the dramatic announcement of a deadline (New...

Tetsu Nakamura: Japanese doctor killed in Afghanistan returns home

The body of Tetsu Nakamura has been repatriated to Japan.The Japanese doctor, who devoted his career to improving the lives of Afghans, died...

Football faces calls for action on racism in wake of Manchester derby

The arrest of a man on Sunday in connection with alleged racist abuse directed towards Manchester United players in a televised derby has...

Massive rally in Hong Kong marks six months of protests

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators poured into the Hong Kong streets on Sunday in a mass show of support -- marking sixth months...

Donald Trump fires warning shot at Kim Jong-un after latest ‘nuclear missile’ test

DONALD Trump today warned trigger-happy North Korea it has "too much to lose" hours after its latest controversial "nuclear missile" test. The tough-talking US...

US defense secretary orders security review at military bases after Pensacola shooting

The defense secretary, Mark Esper, said he has instructed the US armed forces to review both security at military bases and screening for...

Juice Wrld dead aged 21 – US rapper dies after suffering a seizure at...

US rapper Juice Wrld has died aged 21 after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway Airport this morning. The star - real name Jarad...

Jeremy Bamber lawyers challenge CPS over withheld evidence

Lawyers representing Jeremy Bamber, who is serving a whole life sentence for killing his adoptive parents, sister and her six-year-old twin boys in...

Trump: if Jared Kushner can't achieve peace in Middle East, 'it can't be done'

If Jared Kushner cannot achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Donald Trump claimed on Saturday, “it can’t be done”. The president also told...

Student killed in London knife attack 'entirely blameless'

A King’s College student who was stabbed to death in London while returning home from a restaurant with a friend was “entirely blameless”,...