PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.
The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]
Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".
They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]
At Los Angeles’ Staples Center Thursday night (Aug. 10), opening act James Blunt told the joke he probably recites every night on tour. While the rest of us were watching headliner Ed Sheeran, he said, “I’ll be backstage thinking, ‘A loop pedal — damn! It’s so much cheaper than hiring a band.’” Personnel expenses and […]
Exactly 40 years after Elvis Presley’s death, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll is heading back to the top album slot in world charts. It is Elvis versus Ed Sheeran on the U.K. Official Albums Chart Update this week. With August 16 marking four decades since the Memphis star’s death, his compilation The 50 Greatest […]
Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people? A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier this week while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. Eyewitnesses said Joi […]
US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at the “alt-right”. He also defended the time […]
Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has so far failed to appear in a South African court over an assault case despite officials saying she would do. South African police said in the late afternoon they did not know where Mrs Mugabe was. A 20-year-old South African woman has accused Mrs Mugabe of hitting her on […]
Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. “[She] is not under arrest because she co-operated, and handed herself over to police,” Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told eNCA. She is expected to appear in […]
Hlaudi Motsoeneng will know in less than a month if he will be held personally liable for the legal costs incurred by eight journalists who were dismissed from the SABC. Busisiwe Ntuli‚ Lukhanyo Calata‚ Vuyo Mvoko‚ Foeta Krige‚ Krivani Pillay‚ Thandeka Gqubule‚ Jacques Steenkamp and the late Suna Venter were fired by the public broadcaster […]
Hundreds of people are feared dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, officials and witnesses say. Victor Foh, vice president of the West African country, has said many people are still buried underneath the debris. “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble,” Foh told Reuters news […]