Sydney airport evacuated over smoke in control tower

Sydney airport’s control tower has been evacuated over reports of smoke from the tower. The incident was reported early on Sunday — causing flights already in the air to be amused. All flights were halted for an hour as investigators looked into the cause of the smoke, which was put down to gas fumes through … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Aryna Sabalenka’s country Belarus not engraved next to her name on trophy, key detail missing

Aryna Sabalenka may have won the Australian Open but if you look at her name on the trophy a key detail has been left off. In her first final at a major, Sabalenka fought back from a set down to win an all-time classic women’s final over Elena Rybakina 4-6 6-3 6-4. Watch Tennis Live … Read more

Tyre Nichols: Cop accused of murder has links to disturbing fraternity

One of the five former Memphis police officers charged with murder in the deadly beating of Tire Nichols was the president of a fraternity with several recent scandals at its chapters. Tadarrius Bean, 24, was the president of the Omega Psi Phi’s Eta Zeta chapter at the University of Mississippi, according to his LinkedIn page. … Read more

Black Bird: How James ‘Jimmy’ Keene inmate brought down serial killer Larry Hall

A young football star who ended up on the wrong side of the law has opened up about the sickening moment he came face-to-face with a depraved serial killer as part of a daring, top secret undercover mission that saved countless lives. James “Jimmy” Keene’s incredible life story is portrayed in the award-winning Apple TV+ … Read more

Protests turn violent after Tyre Nichols beating video emerges

Protests over the police beating death of Tire Nichols turned violent in New York’s Times Square as several arrests were made, including of a man who stomped on the windshield of a police cruiser. At least three people were handcuffed in the Crossroads of the World after getting into some sort of confrontation with police … Read more

Priscilla Presley challenges Lisa Marie’s trust in court, which names Riley Keogh as trustee

Priscilla Presley has challenged her late daughter Lisa Marie’s trust in court just weeks after her sudden death, a move which pits her against her own granddaughter. Lisa Marie, the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, died of a heart attack aged 54 on January 12, just two days after her appearance at the … Read more

UK airline Flybe collapses, cancels all scheduled flights, passengers trapped

UK regional carrier Flybe has ceased trading and all scheduled flights have been cancelled. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) made the announcement the company had gone into administration and urged those with booked Flybe flights not to travel to airports, The Sun reports. Three early Flybe flights from Belfast, two from Birmingham and two … Read more

Great white shark decapitates diver in first fatal attack of 2023

A 5.7 meter great white shark decapitated a diver earlier this month as he harvested shellfish off the coast of Mexico, reportedly marking the first fatal shark attack of the year. The horrific tragedy occurred January 5 while Manuel Lopez, 53, was gathering ax tripe — a type of mollusc — off Benito Juárez in … Read more

Predatory podcast: Child sex abuse survivors unprotected by social media giants

Australian survivors of child sex attacks are being forced to personally scour the web for images of their abuse — and ask big tech to delete them. Technology companies don’t have an obligation to search for the material — only to remove it — leaving victims in a horrifying quandary. Associate Professor Michael Salter of … Read more

Boy dies after being mauled to death by dogs

A seven-year-old boy has been mauled to death by a neighbor’s four dogs, with the child’s mother also seriously injured as she tried to shield him from the attacking animals, officials have revealed. The brutal attack took place at a property in the US state of Idaho at about 5.30pm on Saturday (local time) on … Read more