Goalkeeper strikes teammate in Irish football match

There were crazy scenes in a football match in Ireland this weekend when a goalkeeper violently took his anger out on a teammate. A violent altercation between teammates has overshadowed a football match in the Irish Premiership on Sunday (AEDT). Glentoran was leading 2-1 when Cathair Friel equalised for Coleraine in the 80th minute, with … Read more

Rome goes to the polls amid ‘Covid pass’ tension

The center-right candidate, radio host and lawyer Enrico Michetti, is backed by an alliance of the far-right Fratelli d’Italia (FdI), Matteo Salvini’s right-wing Lega party and centre-right Forza Italia. History professor and former finance minister Roberto Gualtieri is the candidate for the center-left Partito Democratico (PD). The run-off — taking place Sunday and Monday — … Read more

Small-print quirks to new Homebuyer Fund

Elite suburbs like Toorak are eligible for a new state housing affordability initiative, but many popular regional spots are out. Here’s what you need to know about the Victorian Homebuyer Fund. The Victorian Homebuyer Fund will be available in Melbourne’s richest suburbs, where few homes can be bought under its $950,000 cap, but iconic towns … Read more

Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

HELSINKI — Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and injured three others. Police have been criticized for reacting too slowly to contain the massacre, acknowledging that the five deaths took place after police first encountered … Read more

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against fascism

The protest comes a week after extreme right-wing supporters broke into the headquarters of Italy’s oldest labour confederation. Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Rome to demonstrate against fascism, a week after right-wing extremists forced their way into the headquarters of Italy’s oldest labour confederation. The head of the CGIL labour union, Maurizio … Read more

Russia tops 1000 daily virus deaths for first time

A nation where many people remain vaccine-sceptic has just recorded its highest ever number of daily deaths from Covid-19. Russia on Saturday recorded 1000 deaths over 24 hours for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with the country’s jab drive at a standstill and few restrictions in place. An official government … Read more

Drop Pat or Mitch … it may be Australia’s best hope

One is billed as the next Test skipper, the other is a T20 legend … but there may not be room for both as Australia searches for its strongest line-up at the T20 World Cup. Mitchell Starc might be one of only two Australians in Twenty20 cricket’s top 20, but Josh Hazlewood is poised to … Read more

4 Russian tourists found dead at Albania beach resort

Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania ByThe Associated Press October 16, 2021, 8:26 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TIRANA, Albania — Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania. Albanian police issued … Read more

America’s Got Talent TV stunt goes horribly wrong

A chilling emergency call has revealed the details of how an America’s Got Talent stuntman was seriously injured on set. ‘America’s Got Talent: Extreme’ stuntman Jonathan Goodwin landed on his head after “cars slammed into him,” a chilling 911 call has revealed. The accident happened on Thursday night on the set of the show and … Read more