World News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

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.

Aussies will be among first space tourists: Branson

premium_icon Aussies will be among first space tourists: Branson

Richard Branson has revealed how many Aussies have signed up for Virgin trips into space and why he is still determined to be on the inaugural flight.

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...

Billionaire a ‘danger to the community’

Billionaire a ‘danger to the community’

Billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been denied the right to make a “private jail” in his $77 million mansion as part of a proposed bail agreement.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Council takes 86yo’s $50k nest egg

Council takes 86yo’s $50k nest egg

An 86-year-old widow has had her $50,000 life savings taken away by her local council because she was tucking away too much of her weekly pension.

Drunk dad throws 5yo into ocean

Drunk dad throws 5yo into ocean

A drunk dad was arrested after throwing his five-year-old son in the ocean to “teach him to swim” and proceeding to do backflips as he struggled.

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

WHEN Neil Armstrong took off to make man’s first steps on the moon, the world was bracing for disaster. This is what we would have heard if it had gone wrong.

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

UK leadership contender Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he would seek to shut parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit.

House votes to block Saudi arms sales

House votes to block Saudi arms sales

The US House of Representatives has voted to block the Trump administration from selling weapons and aircraft maintenance support to Saudi Arabia.

US removing Turkey from F-35 program

US removing Turkey from F-35 program

THE US is removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defence system.

Global emergency: Ebola crisis spreads

Global emergency: Ebola crisis spreads

The deadly Ebola crisis has morphed into an international health emergency, with hundreds already dead as the virus spreads.

Golfer dad kills daughter in freak accident

Golfer dad kills daughter in freak accident

A six-year-old girl in the United States has died in a tragic accident on a golf course as her family stood nearby in horror.

Kevin Spacey sexual assault case dropped

Kevin Spacey sexual assault case dropped

PROSECUTORS have dropped a case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man in 2016.

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

A 14-year-old boy, who had reportedly been the target of bullies, has died at a train station as other students watched on.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

When a woman revealed the “real” purpose of a feature found in every freezer, people were gobsmacked. But it turns out, she was very wrong.

Cambodia vows to send back plastic waste

Cambodia vows to send back plastic waste

Cambodia will reject 83 shipping containers filled with plastic rubbish from an unnamed country, officials say.

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