World News Gunman kills five in Croatian nursing home Blog

An armed attacker entered a nursing home for the elderly in Croatia and opened fire, killing five people and injuring several others, authorities and media reported. News portal Index reported that five people died immediately, while others were still receiving medical treatment. The suspect fled the scene, but police soon caught him in a cafe … Read more

World News Christen William Jones: Man wants charge dropped because he did not know his victim was a police officer Blog

In a chaotic court hearing, a man accused of robbing a police officer denied allegations that he attempted to escape from custody, saying he did not know the victim was a police officer before his arrest. Christen William Jones, 53, appeared in Albany Magistrates Court on Thursday via video link from Albany Regional Prison and … Read more

World News At 14, Covell could make Olympic history in Paris Blog

Street skateboarding phenomenon Chloe Covell begs the question: What were you doing when you were 14? In Paris, Covell could become the youngest gold medalist in Australian Olympic history. At the same age, Australian team leader Anna Meares was still five years away from starting her brilliant international track cycling career. At 34, her skateboarding … Read more

World News Vale Bill Caralis: Tributes flow for Super Radio Network chairman after his sudden death Blog

Tributes are pouring in for radio legend Bill Caralis following his shocking death last week. Friends and admirers are remembering his pioneering spirit in building a media empire from humble beginnings. Mr Caralis, the founder and chairman of the 2SM Super Radio Network, died of a heart attack on Friday aged 81 after decades building … Read more

World News The royal family celebrates Prince George’s 11th birthday with charming black and white photo Blog

The royal family shared a spontaneous photo of Prince George as they celebrated his eleventh birthday on Monday. William and Kate's eldest child posted a rare glimpse of the ageing royal to X and was seen wearing a black suit and white collared shirt, smiling warmly at the camera. The prince's beaming smile and windswept … Read more