Category: World News

COVID-19 hotline quietly shuttered as NSW hit by surge in cases

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. The federal government has quietly closed its dedicated COVID-19 hotline, as more Australians seek booster shots ahead of the Christmas break. The Department of Health and Aged Care confirmed that the National Coronavirus Helpline was shuttered on December

Moment actor Brian Cox swears to camera while signing off on BBC

‘I hope you have an amazing festive season. And now, just… f*** off’: Moment actor Brian Cox swears to camera while signing off on BBC’s Newsnight in the style of his foul-mouthed Succession character This is the moment Brian Cox gave a Succession-style sign off on Newsnight telling the audience to ‘have an amazing festive

Gerard Depardieu could lose Legion d'Honneur after assault allegation

Gerard Depardieu’s Legion d’Honneur – France’s highest award – could be stripped from film star after he was accused of sexual assault French star seen making sexual comments in a documentary aired last week Report has sparked ‘#MeToo moment in French cinema’, French media says  French film legend Gerard Depardieu could be stripped of his

Gunmen treat life like Grand Theft Auto, says mother of shot girl, 11

Grandmother of 11-year-old girl who was shot in the leg after she was caught in the crossfire of a gangland shooting in playground condemns gunmen for ‘treating life like a Grand Theft Auto computer game’ Children aged 11 and 15 injured in shooting in Bushbury, Wolverhampton, in May The grandmother of an 11-year-old girl who

Brit who claimed he was drugged and scammed 'lied to hide infidelity'

British tourist who claimed he had been drugged and scammed of £3,500 in Brazil nightclub ‘was lying to hide the fact he cheated on his wife’ police say The 48-year-old holidaymaker claimed he was drugged and scammed He instead blew £3,500 on girls and drink, Brazilian police said He lied in order to hide his

Top Boy star says he'll be forced from home unless council agrees plan

Top Boy star Ashley Walters says he’ll be forced from his home unless council agrees to his plans to extend his million-pound pad with a swimming pool, cinema and gym Ashley Walters lives in a bungalow near Herne Bay in Kent with wife and children He said if the Canterbury City Council does not approve his plans,

David Cameron reveals he's hosted a Ukrainian family in his home

David Cameron reveals he’s hosted a Ukrainian family in his home as Foreign Secretary hails Britain’s new links with Kyiv – and he warns US and EU to stump up more cash for war-torn country or they’ll ‘hand a Christmas present to Putin’ David Cameron today revealed he’d joined thousands of other Britons in welcoming