World News

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Heavy rain hits Japan, thousands evacuated

Heavy rain hits Japan, thousands evacuated

FORECASTERS are warning of mudslides, flooding and swollen rivers on Japan's island of Kyushu and the Chugoku region, as Typhoon Danas drenches the region.

Fukushima beach reopens for swimming

Fukushima beach reopens for swimming

Families and surfers in Japan have finally been allowed to swim at a beach near the Fukushima nuclear plant, the first time since the 2011 disaster.

Hong Kong braces for latest mass protest

Hong Kong braces for latest mass protest

HONG Kong is bracing for another mass protest over a controversial extradition bill, with police locking down the city centre.

Gunmen and bomber kill seven in Pakistan

Gunmen and bomber kill seven in Pakistan

TWIN attacks in northwest Pakistan on a police checkpoint and a hospital have left seven people dead, including four police officers.

TIMELINE: Drones, tankers stoke Middle East conflict

TIMELINE: Drones, tankers stoke Middle East conflict

A flurry of military run-ins and seized cargo ships have stoked fears of a new conflict in the Middle East in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz.

Russian capsule arrives at space station

Russian capsule arrives at space station

A Russian space capsule carrying an American, a Russian and an Italian has docked at the International Space Station.

Flights stopped over security scare

Flights stopped over security scare

MULTIPLE airlines have temporarily suspended flights in and out, following an ongoing security review.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

A woman who was allegedly gang-raped by 12 teens at a party resort told police they assaulted her for an hour “one after the other”.

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

The murdered girlfriend of Aussie Lucas Fowler, who was also found dead on a Canadian highway, has injuries so brutal her casket will be closed.

Fri 19 Jul 2019

King Tut’s curse fears re-emerge

King Tut’s curse fears re-emerge

King Tutankhamun’s sarcophagus has been moved for the first time in 100 years but many believe the remains could unleash a deadly curse.

NASA reveals unseen moon pictures

NASA reveals unseen moon pictures

NASA has taken some of the most iconic images from the Apollo landings and given us a completely new look at the moon.

He told me, ‘You’re not going to like it’

He told me, ‘You’re not going to like it’

Shaking and with her heart pounding, Jenn finally had the guts to grab her husband’s phone and find out the awful, sordid truth.

Host’s insane list of bathroom rules

Host’s insane list of bathroom rules

An Airbnb guest has shared a long list of do’s and don’ts for using the bathroom, and it’s sparked a fierce debate.

‘Selfish’ wedding act causes rage

‘Selfish’ wedding act causes rage

The brutal moment a wedding was hijacked has gone viral, with many labelling it “selfish” and describing the behaviour a “di*k move”.

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Like all good things made in New Zealand, we like to claim them as our own. But Jacinda Ardern’s fiance thinks we’ve gone too far, this time.

Duo busted for building fake supercars

Duo busted for building fake supercars

These deals proved to be too good to be true as customers sold fake Lamborghinis and Ferraris powered by old Holden Commodore engines.

‘Corrosive’: Ardern slams Australia

‘Corrosive’: Ardern slams Australia

Jacinda Ardern spoke forcefully last night about the policy that’s driving a wedge between Australia and New Zealand.

Aussie scientist’s ‘exhilarating’ Moon landing role

Aussie scientist’s ‘exhilarating’ Moon landing role

Australian scientist Ross Taylor who was chosen to study rocks collected from the Moon has revealed how he corrected a big mistake ‘in the nick of time’.

Hubby ‘cut off penis of wife’s lover’

Hubby ‘cut off penis of wife’s lover’

A jealous husband allegedly tied up his wife’s lover and cut off his penis. However, it is what he did next that is arguably much worse.

ISIS fanatics sentenced to death

ISIS fanatics sentenced to death

The three ‘human beasts’ who beheaded two female friends while on a hiking trip in Morocco will face a firing squad, as the girls’ mother called for the death...

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