RuPaul’s Drag Race has spawned two spin-off series, several sellout world tours and skyrocketed the careers of dozens of drag performers. Now the reality TV phenomenon is gearing up to Death Drop down
Thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets in six regions of West Papua on Monday, one week after violent demonstrations flared across Indonesia’s easternmost provinces, leaving one and
Aboriginal woman Tanya Day died in custody because police failed to conduct adequate checks and did not see her sustain the significant head injury that caused her death, a coronial inquest has heard.
An elaborate scheme was allegedly used to hide a $100,000 cash payment from the Chinese billionaire and banned donor, Huang Xiangmo, to then New South Wales Labor boss, Jamie Clements, the state’s anti-corruption
Like many others who have drunk the Collingwood Kool-Aid since the AFL powerhouse joined Super Netball in 2017, I have more than once been left looking like a goal keeper gone hunting out of the circle,
Shares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up of US-Chinese trade tensions. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index in Sydney was down 99 points on Monday, or 1.46% at 12.30am
Dozens of people, including a 12-year-old, have been arrested after a night of escalating violence in Hong Kong that saw police fire a warning shot near protesters and use water cannon for the first time.
Donald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt them before they make landfall. According to US news website Axios, the president
Opera singer Placido Domingo on Sunday received a standing ovation at the Salzburg festival, his first performance after being accused of sexually harassing women. “Triumph in Salzburg, standing ovation
Tim Paine urged his Australia players to move on from the crushing nature of their defeat in the third Test. Having been flayed to all parts of Headingley by Ben Stokes amid one of the most astonishing
Seven people including two children have been killed in a midair collision between a helicopter and a light aircraft over the Spanish island of Mallorca, authorities said. The two aircraft crashed over
The only worse cricketing humiliation than being bowled out for 67 must be losing to a team that you bowled out for 67. While all of England looked around in disbelief after that Ben Stokes heist at Headingley,
Antoine Griezmann responded to the challenge laid down by Ernesto Valverde with a brilliant display as Barcelona came from behind to thrash Real Betis 5-2. The coach Valverde called for Griezmann to be
Only a third-rate bookmaker or a dim-witted gambler would seriously imagine that Novak Djokovic is not a logical favourite to add a fourth US Open title to his collection of 16 majors this coming fortnight.
Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series three, on Channel 4 in the UK. Please do not add spoilers for later episodes in the series. How many lives does it cost to 52
Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 26 August. England have squared the Ashes series at 1-1 after one of the most astonishing matches in Test history,
They love a bit of karaoke in Japan and England’s supporters were in full advance cry in the West Stand on a warm Saturday evening. Bon Jovi’s Living on a Prayer was particularly popular – “Ohhh, we’re
Britain could “easily cope” with a no-deal Brexit, which would be the fault of EU leaders’ “obduracy”, Boris Johnson claimed at the summit of G7 countries in France, as he continued to resist mounting
The game isn’t supposed to work this way, outside of the daydreams we have when we’re kids first falling in love with it Oh hell, just call it all off now. Forget the Premier League, cancel the Rugby Cup,
The global economy is heading into recession. At least that is the fear after months of warning signs from the engine of global trade, which has spluttered this year. Here we examine seven clues that trend,
Donald Trump has rowed with his fellow G7 leaders over his demand that Russia be readmitted to the group, rejecting arguments that it should remain an association of liberal democracies, according to at
The South Australian government needs to prepare itself for decades of subsidies if it wants to develop an offshore oil and gas industry in the Great Australian Bight, according to a new report. Analysis
Ausgrid and Melbourne Airport have committed to emissions reductions targets as part of a push by Australia’s largest infrastructure fund to reduce its carbon footprint. IFM Investors announced on Monday
A severely ill woman in her 60s who cannot leave the house without a mobility scooter was wrongly judged as fit for work by Centrelink and denied the disability support pension. Trish Geidel, of Adelaide,
Indigenous Australians are now more likely to be in prison than African-Americans, according to new research by Labor parliamentarian and economist Andrew Leigh warning that Australia has entered “a second
Hong Kong’s continuing political unrest has led to a surge in applications from residents seeking to emigrate, including to Australia, and some migration agents are reporting a doubling in inquiries as
Hawthorn’s success over the past 50 years – during which they have won a dozen flags – makes them the only AFL club for which a period of nearly four years could be classified as a post-premiership era.
Insulting criticism. Complete lies. An over-sensationalised mini-crisis. Steve Bruce’s soundbites had been heavy on emotion in the countdown to this trip to Tottenham, a portrait of a manager determined