‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida

Images of a storm that could have a “catastrophic impact” on the south eastern United States have emerged – and it’s even bigger and more dangerous that meteorologists expected. There are warnings people “will not survive” the storm if they are caught by five meter high waves and winds of 250 km/h. “This is going … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorist attack’ as ‘sabotage’ speculation swirls over Gazprom pipeline

It could take up to two weeks before the unexplained gas leaks on the Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea can be inspected, the Danish defense minister said on Wednesday. Due to the pressure inside the pipes and the amount of gas leaking “the reality is that it can easily take one or two … Read more

Bank of England intervenes as Britain enters ‘financial crisis territory’

The central bank of the United Kingdom has announced a drastic intervention in an attempt to stabilize the country’s panicking financial markets and struggling currency. Last Friday the British government, led by the relatively new Prime Minister Liz Truss and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, unveiled a “mini-budget” which included a $75 billion suite of tax cuts, … Read more

US officials play down concerns Pacific summit could be a bust

Officials have sought to downplay concerns Pacific leaders could reject a draft agreement with the US ahead of a major summit in Washington. President Joe Biden is hosting a number of Pacific Island leaders at the White House for a summit for the first time. Officials have spent weeks in negotiations on a joint agreement, … Read more

Long Covid places strain on Australian economy

The dire toll of a horrible Covid-19 health side effect will negatively affect the economy for years to come, according to Australian Medical Association president Professor Steve Robson. Ongoing inconvenient and frustrating symptoms that for many Australians remain as present as ever following their initial Covid infection will continue to place strain on the country’s … Read more

Russian mobilisation, Ukraine war: Heartbreaking photos of reservists saying goodbye

Heartbreaking photos have captured friends and relatives saying goodbye to Russian reservists drafted during Moscow’s partial mobilization to bolster its army in Ukraine. It came as Georgia and Kazakhstan said on Tuesday that you have of thousands of Russians had flooded into their countries from neighboring Russia since the announcement. Russian President Vladimir Putin last … Read more

Donald Trump net worth jumps after massive Truth Social windfall

Donald Trump has rejoined the list of America’s richest people a year after dropping off, thanks to the surprising success of his widely mocked social media platform. The former US president, who faces a wave of legal problems including a recent $US250 million ($A388 million) civil fraud lawsuit in New York, saw his estimated net … Read more

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘demoted’ to bottom of Royal Family’s website

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been “demoted” to the bottom of the Royal Family’s website alongside Prince Andrew and minor royals. The pair are said to have previously sat about halfway down the official website, below senior royals and above minor members of the family, reports The Sun. However, the page has since been … Read more

Foxtel Group becomes exclusive home of WWE in Australia

The Foxtel Group has announced a multi-year partnership with the smash hit WWE franchise which will see it become the exclusive home of its TV offerings in Australia. From January 2023, fans of the long-running wrestling show will only be able to tune in via Foxtel* platforms, including its streaming services, Binge and Kayo. The … Read more

Australia v Japan FIBA Women’s basketball World Cup: What Opals need to avoid USA, China

The Opals can give their hopes of a FIBA ​​World Cup Medal a massive boost with a win tonight. With a quarterfinal berth sewn up, all they need to do is knock over Japan and the Aussies will avoid powerhouse USA until the gold medal game. FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, Sydney Olympic Park, Sep … Read more