Google honours the 'father of football' on his 187th birthday
There is one man in particular we should be thanking for creating the sport we know and love today, Ebenezer Cobb Morley. The Englishman is often considered the “father of modern football” and is credited with playing a key role in creating the rules ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00:00 +1000
Record $100m Powerball jackpot on offer - there were two winners
The Powerball number was: 3. Division One Prize Pool $100,000,000.00. Total Prize Pool $166,568,787.42. SOURCE: Tatts Lotteries. Two lucky people have won a life-changing $50 million in the biggest Powerball draw in Australian history, the Herald Sun ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 +1000
Marcelo happy with Madrid squad amid transfer talk
Marcelo said he is happy with the state of Real Madrid after their UEFA Super Cup loss to Atletico Madrid, while Julen Lopetegui turned his attention to La Liga. Champions League holders Madrid lost their first international final since 2000 following ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +1000
Best deals from the AfterPay Day sale
AfterPay allows you to purchase products online or in store and instead of paying the cost upfront, you pay it back in four fortnightly instalments. The money is automatically taken out of your account on payment day. There is no interest charged on ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +1000
'Queen' Madonna celebrates 60th birthday
Madonna had earlier shared a "pre-birthday selfie" of herself wearing Berber clothing in what she called a celebration of the North African people's culture. Stars from across music, film and television lined up to pass on their birthday wishes ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +1000
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Former Prime Minister of India, Dies at 93
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who as India's prime minister from 1998 to 2004 stunned the world by ending a decades-old moratorium on nuclear weapons tests, but managed to ease tensions with Pakistan and build closer ties to the United States, died Thursday.
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:00:00 +1000
Elvis Presley died 41 years ago today: Fans gather at Graceland for vigil
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Fans of Elvis Presley are holding flickering candles and walking quietly past the grave of the rock n' roll pioneer on the 41st anniversary of his death. Devotees of Presley flock to Memphis, Tennessee, every year to honor his ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +1000
Brisbane Broncos beat South Sydney Rabbitohs 38-18 at Suncorp Stadium
With the scores tied at 18-all in the 61st minute and the Rabbitohs playing with all the momentum, a soaring Oates changed the Broncos' fortunes, scoring off an Anthony Milford kick to hand his side back the lead. Two minutes later, a rampaging David ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:00:00 +1000
Michael Schumacher moving to $50 million mansion in Spain, mayor claims
Rouarch, who became mayoress of Andratx in June, told the Lausanne-based magazine: “I can officially confirm Michael Schumacher is going to move in to our municipality and that everything is being prepared to welcome him.” L'Illustre said she had ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +1000
John Hopoate receives 10-year rugby league ban
Hopoate apologised for the incident in which he accepted he'd carried on like “a friggin' mug”, and also brought with him letters from an under-16s Cromer Kingfishers girls' team which he coaches. Panel chairman John Walford told the 44-year-old he ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +1000
Kevin De Bruyne injury: How City loss will blow Premier League race wide open
After a season of unparalleled dominance, led by burgeoning superstar Kevin De Bruyne who garnered a league high 16 assists, Pep Guardiola's side will now have to begin their quest for another title without their most mercurial midfield talent. The ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +1000
Port Macquarie couple Michael and Nicole Clayworth sneak off to Santorini in ...
PORT Macquarie couple, Michael Clayworth and Nicole Wilson, snuck away to say “I do” in one of Greece's most picturesque locations. Their relationship has been 11 and a half years in the making but the thought of planning an expensive wedding proved ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Karl Stefanovic's ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn has embarked on a new career as a ...
The 47-year-old who shares three children with Stefanovic opened up about rediscovering her resilience and writing her first children's book. “Thankfully I've been gifted with enough resilience and strength to have got us all through these past two ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +1000
India: Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67
The death toll brought on by floods, landslides and bridge collapses in India's monsoon-hit state of Kerala has jumped to 67, according to officials. Authorities in the southern state, which is home to 33 million people, have placed local agencies on ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:00:00 +1000
Fact-checking Fraser Anning's controversial 'Final Solution' speech
But for all the hurt, how many of Mr Anning's claims were based on fact? Not many, it seems. MUSLIM IMMIGRATION. In his speech, Mr Anning claimed that the majority of Australians want to see a reduction in the number of Muslim people allowed to ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +1000
5.21 Patch Notes
The 5.21 Update for Fortnite Season 5 includes the addition of the Heavy Sniper among smaller updates. Part of the Season 5 group of patches and released on August 15, 2018 by Epic. Full patch notes below: Exit Theatre Mode. Redeploy your glider and ...
Public date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +1000
New Bachelor Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins provides prime time Strine feast ...
The premiere of the new season of Channel 10's The Bachelor aired last night, with Nick Cummins in the lead role. The former professional rugby union player has brought Australian slang to a mainstream audience, meaning this season of The Bachelor will ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +1000
The Bachelor Australia 2018: relationship expert gives her predictions for the ...
FROM who will get their heart broken, to the competition dark horse and the lady who will ultimately be by Nick Cummins' side at the very end, a relationship expert has dished on the women to watch on The Bachelor. The hit reality show smashed ratings ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:00:00 +1000
RFS to contain Ramornie fire before the wind hits
UPDATE 5PM: Some residents along Old Glenn Innes Rd have been told to evacuate in response to the bushfire near Eatonsville which has been burning since yesterday. The fire is around 170ha in size, and crews from Rural Fire Service and Fire and ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +1000
Grass fire consumes 1440 hectares at Pinkett, south east of Glen Innes
... main fire front.” Residents in the vicinity of Costello Road and Pinkett Road are urged to monitor the situation and ensure their Bush Fire Survival Plan is up to date. “Stay up to date using social media, local radio, the RFS web site and the ...
Public date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +1000