Driver dies after being trapped in car

Driver dies after being trapped in car

A MAN has died after being trapped in a crashed car for an unknown period. A passing motorist found the crash scene but the injured driver later died.
Australian PM Abbott guzzles beer

Australian PM Abbott guzzles beer

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of beer in seven seconds amid raucous cheers from onlookers.
Aussie PM downs beer in a few seconds, sparking debate

Aussie PM downs beer in a few seconds, sparking debate

Sydney (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was caught on video downing a beer in a few seconds at a Sydney pub, prompting comparisons to another drink-chugging former leader and sparking a debate on social media.The video, reportedly recorded on Saturday night, showed the leader knocking b
Sea search for missing kayaker

Sea search for missing kayaker

A search is under way after a male kayaker went missing in the Solent off the Hampshire coast, the coastguard says.
Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad fails the kid test

Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad fails the kid test

Some kitchen ideas are so ridiculous they just might work. And then there's Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad recipe, which does not.
'Gone With The Wind' dress sold for $137,000

'Gone With The Wind' dress sold for $137,000

A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" has fetched $137,000 at an auction.
Evacuations ordered as fire crews battle Prado Dam blaze

Evacuations ordered as fire crews battle Prado Dam blaze

A vegetation fire in the Prado Dam area quickly grew to 175 acres with 0% containment, fire officials said late Saturday, and evacuations were ordered as 200 homes reportedly were threatened.Located on the border of Chino Hills and Corona, officials dubbed the blaze the Highway Fire because it was b
Usher, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige headline Earth Day rally

Usher, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige headline Earth Day rally

A daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday at the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.
Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed

Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed

Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and other music legends were welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night, an evening made special with two of the Beatles set to come together and play.
Pakistani PM condemns deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Pakistani PM condemns deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Baku-APA. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday strongly condemned the bomb blasts in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city which killed and injured dozens of people, APA reports quoting Press TV.
Police: 2 teens held in Australia terror plot

Police: 2 teens held in Australia terror plot

Police conducted raids at five locations in southeast Melbourne to thwart an alleged terror attack. Seven Network has the story.
Relief after syria arrest man freed

Relief after syria arrest man freed

The family of a man arrested on suspicion of terror offences after he apparently attempted to travel to Syria have spoken of their relief after he was releas...
Manchester City are not big enough for Raheem Sterling, says Brendan Rodgers

Manchester City are not big enough for Raheem Sterling, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has written off Manchester City's chances of signing Raheem Sterling by declaring the Anfield club are bigger than their Etihad rivals.
Neiman Marcus accused by Humane Society of selling real fur in FTC complaint

Neiman Marcus accused by Humane Society of selling real fur in FTC complaint

Complaint alleges retailer sold three kinds of boots that had rabbit fur. The company was sanctioned for a similar violation after a complaint in 2013. FTC could impose fines or jail time according to HSUS.
Mother's Day comes early for Marian Robinson: Michelle Obama takes mom and 'grandma-in-chief' out to...

Mother's Day comes early for Marian Robinson: Michelle Obama takes mom and 'grandma-in-chief' out to...

Enjoying a perfect spring day in New York City, the First Lady and her mom had a mother-daughter bonding lunch on Saturday at Lupa in the Greenwich Village.
Silent candlelit vigil for karen

Silent candlelit vigil for karen

One thousand candles were lit as neighbours gathered to be part of a silent vigil for Karen Buckley, close to where the student lived. Residents of the Garne...
Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes

Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 home...
Dickie's last picture show: Treasure trove of movie legend Richard Attenborough including Jurassic P...

Dickie's last picture show: Treasure trove of movie legend Richard Attenborough including Jurassic P...

Following the death of Richard Attenborough (pictured) death aged 90 last year, the actor-director's treasured possessions are going up for up sale at auction house Bonhams.
David Cameron visits The Festival of Life before heading to Gravesend Gurdwara in Kent

David Cameron visits The Festival of Life before heading to Gravesend Gurdwara in Kent

The Prime Minister, wearing a traditional orange patka, and Mrs Cameron, in a blue headscarf, chatted and posed for selfies at the Gravesend Gurdwara in Kent earlier today.
SEE IT: Memphis teacher puts student in chokehold

SEE IT: Memphis teacher puts student in chokehold

A Memphis teacher put a 16-year-old student in a chokehold and slammed him to the ground, video shows.
Los Angeles woman used 74 aliases for identity thefts: cops

Los Angeles woman used 74 aliases for identity thefts: cops

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy arrested Cathryn Parker, 72, last month when she allegedly stated the wrong name during a traffic stop, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Tories Pledge Thatcher-Style Lloyds Sell-Off

Tories Pledge Thatcher-Style Lloyds Sell-Off

David Cameron is pledging an '80s-style privatisation if the Tories win the election, selling off the Government's stake in Lloyds Bank.
Swans take derby honours

Swans take derby honours

The Sydney Swans have maintained their perfect start to the season with a comfortable 21-point win over Greater Western Sydney at the SCG on Saturday.
GOP hopefuls in NH try to woo voters with mix of policy, jabs and humor

GOP hopefuls in NH try to woo voters with mix of policy, jabs and humor

The large field of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls made their pitches this weekend to potential New Hampshire voters -- with flashes of humor and recollections of humble beginnings mixed in with a lot of policy and politics.
GB close in on gold in Eindhoven

GB close in on gold in Eindhoven

Great Britain need a point to win gold at the ice hockey World Championships in Eindhoven after beating Netherlands 3-2.

Mourinho calls for caution as Premier League title beckons

London (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho attempted to dampen the euphoria emanating from Stamford Bridge after his side closed to within two wins of the Premier League title by beating Manchester United.Eden Hazard's 38th-minute strike gave Chelsea a clinical 1-0 home victory on Saturday that me

Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia pledges $274m to meet UN call for aid

Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged to provide exactly the amount of emergency aid to the country as called for in a UN appeal on Friday.

No medicinal cannabis trial for WA

WESTERN Australia will not join NSW in medicinal cannabis trials despite both Queensland and Victoria signing up to the research.

Religious vaccine loophole closed

THE federal government has ended the religious exemption that enabled Christian Scientists to avoid vaccinating their children.

Share 'bonanza', EU poll fears and 'biased Beeb'

Among Sunday's headlines are a "Thatcher-style" massive share sell-off, concerns over the planned 2017 EU referendum and UKIP's ire at what it says was a "biased" studio audience.

Western Morning News published Exeter Chiefs defeated by Gloucester in European Challenge Cup...

Gloucester produced their best performance of the season to defeat Exeter Chiefs 30-19 to qualify for the European Challenge Cup final, where they will face Edinburgh on May 1 at The Stoop. Laurie Fisher's side totally dominated the game at Kingsholm and Exeter had no answer to their pace and power

Roosters hopeful on JWH injury

Sydney Roosters are hopefully Jared Waerea-Hargreaves' pectoral muscle injury won't rule him for the rest of the NRL season.

Cameron joins Vaisakhi procession

David and Samantha Cameron join thousands of people celebrating the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi in Kent.

Police review UK Anzac Day security

UK police are reviewing security plans for Anzac Day events after Australian authorities said they foiled a terror plot to attack an event in Australia.

Clarkson describes cancer scare

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.

Tories plan Lloyds shares public sale

Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.

Australia PM downs beer in seconds

Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.

Given calls on O'Neill to cap Grealish

The Aston Villa goalkeeper believes his young team-mate should already be in Martin O'Neill's senior Ireland squad and would love to see him commit his future to the Boys in Green

UK reviews security of Anzac Day events after Australian arrests

Security arrangements for next weekend's Anzac Day commemorations in Britain are being reviewed following terrorism arrests in Melbourne, although there is no specific threat, police said Saturday. "We already have protective security plans in place for major Anzac events in the UK,"

Chelsea can taste title after United win

CHELSEA move one step closer to the Premier League title after Eden Hazard fired them to victory over Manchester United, sending them 10 points clear at the top.

Dying grandad goes extra mile for family

THIS grandad has less than 10 weeks to live. How he has chosen to spend his time has inspired a stranger to start a collection for him.

Did you see missing light plane?

UPDATE: A search for a missing recreational pilot has been ramped up with 13 helicopters and five fixed-wing aircraft scouring an inland area north west of Gympie and south east of Monto.

Homes raided under cover of darkness

WITH automatic weapons raised, heavily armed tactical police in black paramilitary uniforms smashed their way into the Eumemmerring home, moments after 3am.

Gas attack a century ago spread horror on Flanders Fields

On Tuesday, the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize-winning Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons will hold a commemorative meeting close to the fields. The organization today monitors reports that chlorine gas has repeatedly been used in Syria's civil war.

A former Perogy Boy talks about life at the Beltliner

Calgary Eyeopener food guide Julie Van Rosendaal talks to chef Shawn Greenwood about trading the crazy life on the oil rigs for the crazy life in the kitchen in this edition of Food and the City.

Forget the chest beating, the Anzacs are still worth celebrating

The original Anzacs were flawed and at-times scared men, but when called upon they did themselves and Australia proud.

Cask wine under fire as government ponders tax hike

The price of cask wine could double within 18 months, with major drinks companies and health experts lobbying the Abbott government to revamp a tax system that unduly favours bulk wine sales.

Triumph for Olympiakos at Barcelona

Olympiakos produced its best away performance so far this season to defeat host Barcelona 76-63 on Friday and snatch the home advantage in the Euroleague play-offs.

Solar powered electric vehicle charging stations launch in SF

Electric vehicle owners in San Francisco now have a new option to charge their rides thanks to some good old solar power. Making it even better than charging from your home power outlet is that it's completely free. Thanks to company Envision Solar, three Electric Vehicle Autonomous Renewable Charge

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Now Up for Pre-Order for Just $200

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a mid- to high-range Android smartphone unveiled back in February at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. Earlier this month Alcatel confirmed the OneTouch Idol 3 will be available for pre-order beginning April 21 for only $280. Although the suggested retail price is g

Battle Of The Investment Banks: Goldman Sachs Vs. Deutsche Bank

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Stormers cling on against Western Force in Perth

The Stormers held on to record a hard-earned 13-6 win over the Western Force in Perth in their Super 15 clash on Saturday night. The defence of the Stormers ...

Renae Ayris takes a subtle swipe at stars who do reality TV shows for fame

Her friend Laura Dundovic took part on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! Australia in February.

Married locum GP who fondled teenager's breasts in 'moment of madness' when she came to him with che...

Dr Unt Tun Maung, 43, has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for the attack, during which he asked the teen to remove her bra before cupping her breast at medical centre on Teesside, Middlesbrough.