UN warns of new flashpoint in Sudan’s Darfur region

United Nations, US: Senior UN officials warned the Security Council on Friday of the risks of a new front opening in Sudan, around the town of el-Fasher in Darfur, where the population is already on the brink of starvation.

Elon Musk blasts eSafety Commission’s Sydney church stabbing take-down order

Elon Musk and his social media company X have vowed to fight orders by Australia’s online watchdog to remove content related to alleged Sydney church stabbing attack. On Tuesday, eSafety commissioner Julie Inman Grant said social media giants X, formerly Twitter, and Facebook parent company Meta would be issued a notice of removal. The notice … Read more

Detail behind ‘game-changing’ family holiday to the French Alps

Standing on the side of an alpine slope, I watched my nervous but excited three-year-old son, oblivious to his audience tucked away above, navigating his first-ever ski lesson – and had a startling realisation. This may be the most relaxing holiday we’d been on since he was born. On paper, it had all the elements … Read more

Taylor Swift’s ex Matty Healy’s, aunty has spoken out

Fans have theorised that Taylor Swift’s new double album, The Tortured Poet’s Department, is about her fling with indie musician Matty Healy, and his aunty has now spoken out.  Swift and Healy had a brief romance in 2023. The two got together after the singer split from her long-term boyfriend of six years, UK actor Joe … Read more

Reflecting on the Columbine School shooting 25 years on

It has been 25 years since two teen boys walked into Columbine High School and shot 12 of their classmates and a teacher dead. The horror that Dylan Klebold, 17, and Eric Harris, 18, unleashed on April 20, 1999, changed the world forever. It was just a regular Tuesday in the small, idyllic town of … Read more

Hundreds of people evacuated as volcano spews clouds of ash in Indonesia

LONDON: The World Health Organization is likely to issue a wider warning about contaminated Johnson and Johnson-made children’s cough syrup found in Nigeria last week, it said in an email. Nigeria’s regulator recalled a batch of Benylin paediatric syrup last Wednesday, having found a high level of diethylene glycol in the product during routine testing. … Read more

WA, Crime: Man arrested after allegedly shooting up remote pub north of Perth

A man has been arrested after allegedly threatening staff before allegedly shooting up a pub in remote Western Australia. Police were called to the licensed premises in Mogumbar, about 120km north of Perth, after reports of an altercation. Officers allege the 41-year-old entered the pub about 8.30pm on Friday armed with a rifle before threatening … Read more

Why Australia’s motorhome travel scene is booming

There’s a first time for everything. It was the Easter long weekend, and instead of striking off a few of the mundane house chores on my ever expanding to-do list, I decided to use the four days OOO to test out a holiday experience that had been niggling at me ever since the pandemic. You … Read more

Travis Kelce kisses Taylor Swift in intimate home video

Taylor Swift showed off a sweet, intimate moment with her beau, Travis Kelce, in a rare private video. In a clip on YouTube celebrating the release of her Fortnight music video, Swift posted a series of snippets including one of the NFL player giving her a quick kiss on the cheek as she cooks dinner. … Read more

Doctor reveals reason some people smell bad

Welcome to Ask Doctor Zac, a weekly column from news.com.au. This week, Dr Zac Turner explains why some people stink more than others. QUESTION: Hi Dr Zac, last night my Uber driver stunk like a packet of cigarettes. It got me thinking. Why do some people’s skin smell and how is it affected by what … Read more