Moving embassy to Jerusalem could spark peace process

The Morrison government’s announcement that it will now consider recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a welcome reiteration of our liberal democratic values in foreign policy. Australia’s embassy is currently in Tel Aviv, which is a fine city – it is a modern cosmopolitan commercial and cultural hub with beautiful beaches and fabulous night life. But it is not […]

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Man caught with child sex abuse images avoids jail ‘because he’d lose Uni place’

A paedophile who was previously jailed for having the UK’s worst collection of child sex abuse images was caught again but avoided jail after arguing he would lose his place at a top university. Six years ago Barry Shaw was jailed for two years after he fantasised about kidnapping toddler Madeleine McCann and downloaded thousands of horrific pictures. Now the […]

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Every bottle of wine should cost 5p more to pay for the cost of treating alcoholics on the NHS, MPs demand

Health groups and MPs say that Brits should pay one per cent more for a tipple to help alcoholics with their treatment. That could mean an extra 3p on the average pint of beer – and would raise £100million a year to improve service and slash NHS. Campaigners say this could help reduce the £17billion NHS bill that the forecast […]

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49ers apologize for leaving Colin Kaepernick out of photo gallery

Backlash after Nike signs new deal with Colin Kaepernick Nike announced that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be the face of its new ad campaign. The San Francisco 49ers have apologized after leaving former quarterback Colin Kaepernick out of a photo gallery that highlighted the team’s history against the Green Bay Packers. The team posted dozens of photos on […]

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John Gosden's unbeaten colt Too Darn Hot heads the field for Saturday's Dewhurst Stakes

John Gosden's colt has looked a potential superstar this season and was last seen winning the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster in impressive style. Just days after his full brother sold for a whopping 3.5million guineas at Tattersalls horse sales, Too Darn Hot will look live up to lofty expectations once again on his Group 1 debut. The Dewhurst promises to […]

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PM fights to push Irish border concessions past Brexit ‘War Cabinet’

May’s moment of truth on Brexit: PM fights to push Irish border concessions past her ‘War Cabinet’ as the DUP threatens to COLLAPSE government PM’s backstop plan would keep the whole UK ‘temporarily’ in customs union Northern Ireland to effectively stay in single market to avoid hard Irish border DUP sources have said they could sink the Government by blocking […]

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Why Khabib Nurmagomedov wears a hat before and after his fights

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov distinguishes himself by donning a sizeable woolly hat when he weighs in as well as immediately before and after his bouts. The item of clothing is known as a papakha (pronounced puh-pah-hah) and is traditionally worn by men throughout the Caucasus. Nurmagomedov’s particular brand is seemingly in tribute to his Avar roots and is made […]

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Eels tear up Williams' contract after confirming drugs drama

Parramatta have sacked Tony Williams after confirming the former NSW and Australian forward tested positive for a second time to an illicit substance. As revealed by Fairfax Media earlier this month, Williams and teammate Nathan Davis recorded second strikes for cocaine under the code’s illicit drugs policy. While the contracts of both players are just weeks away from expiring – […]

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