Hull KR halfback Jordan Abdull is set to win his first cap for England in next Saturday's Test against France in Perpignan.The 25-year-old former Hull FC and London Broncos player's selection in a 20-man squad is reward for a magnificent season with the shock Super League semi-fiRead More »
Swift thinking from Tottenham Hotspur duo Sergio Reguilon and Eric Dier have allowed medical staff to quickly treat a fan who collapsed during their English Premier League game against Newcastle United at St James' Park.Spurs were leading 2-1 in the 41st minute when referee Andre Marriner halted the match after the players brought the medical emergency in the East End of the stadium to his attention on Sunday.
Seventeen people have been charged after police raids in Sydney's eastern suburbs resulted in the seizure of cocaine with an estimated street value of $50,000.2 grams of cocaine and $35,280 in cash during Operation Express, on Friday and Saturday, targeting crime and anti-social behaviour.
Harry Kane has scored his first English Premier League goal of the season as Tottenham Hotspur overcame Newcastle United 3-2 at St James' Park in a match that was briefly halted by a fan collapsing.And Angelo Ogbonna's 74th-minute header iced a 1-0 win for West Ham at Everton on Sunday.
A brilliant all-round performance by Chris Greaves has inspired Scotland's shock six run win over Bangladesh in their Twenty20 World Cup clash in Muscat, Oman.In only his second T20 international, 31-year-old Greaves struck a defiant 45 to help lift Scotland from 6-53 to a competitive 9-140 after Bangladesh won the toss.
Australia's Ben Simmons has hit the practice court with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time this season but no decision has been made yet on his status for their NBA opener."He was just one of the players," coach Doc Rivers said.
A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missionaries from a US-based organisation, including a two-year-old, police say.The 400 Mawozo gang kidnapped the group - which also included some elderly people - in Ganthier, a commune that lies east of the capital of Port-au-Prince, Haitian police inspector Frantz Champagne told the Associated Press.
Representatives of the Syrian government and the country's opposition are to work together on the text of a new constitution for the country in the coming days, UN Syria envoy Geir Pedersen says.Efforts to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country have been ongoing on for two years.
Australia's Min Woo Lee has finished with a share of second place at Spain's Andalucia Masters after England's Matt Fitzpatrick claimed his seventh European Tour golf title.Fitzpatrick shot an error-free two under round of 69 on the final day to finish at six under overall, three strokes clear of Lee and a fading Sebastian Soderberg of Sweden.
The number of registered coronavirus cases have fallen in Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates while confirmed infections have increased in the United Kingdom.Sri Lankan authorities are allowing the reopening of cinemas and restaurants and also permitting wedding receptions as a part of the easing of COVID-19 related restrictions.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has annnounced that he and his wife Helen are expecting their seventh child.In a post on Facebook on Friday night the premier said he had "exciting family news".
Australians will be able to apply for an international proof of COVID-19 vaccination from Tuesday, bringing them a step closer to safe overseas travel, the federal government says.The proof will be available to Australian passport holders and Australian visa holders who have their COVID-19 vaccinations recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register, government ministers said in a joint statement on Sunday night.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison won't be getting a quick response to a revised plan to cut carbon emissions, after the Nationals concluded an epic four-hour meeting seeking more information.Mr Morrison is hoping to go to the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow later this month with a credible net zero by 2050 plan.
NSW's coronavirus Commonwealth hotspot status has been dropped after the state reached an 80 per cent double-dose vaccination rate, Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly has confirmed.Under the national plan agreed by all premiers and chief ministers, the hotspot declaration automatically ceases within a particular state or territory once the 80 per cent fully vaccinated rate has been reached.
NSW has further eased restrictions brought in to fight a COVID-19 outbreak after the state passed its 80 per cent full vaccination target for people aged 16 and over.NSW hit the full vaccination target a week earlier than expected, and 91.
FROM OCTOBER 18 AFTER NSW HIT 80 PER CENT DOUBLE-DOSE COVERAGE:These apply to people who are fully vaccinated.BACK-TO-SCHOOL PLAN:* Kindergarten, Year One and Year 12 return on October 18* All other years return on October 25SOURCE: NSW GOVT.
The corruption inquiry that prompted former premier Gladys Berejiklian's shock resignation is set to begin testing the allegations against her, with another former premier and a current government minister among the first to give evidence.Ms Berejiklian announced her resignation after the state's corruption watchdog disclosed the 51-year-old - premier from early 2017 - was under investigation for potential breaches of public trust.
Phones will be running hot for hairdressers, pubs and restaurants as fully vaccinated Victorians race for a taste of freedom.Haircuts as well as a parma and pot will be back on the menu as of Friday after the state government announced it would end lockdown five days earlier than previously planned thanks to hitting its 70 per cent double-dosed vaccination target more quickly than expected .
ACT health authorities will be hoping for a pick-up in COVID-19 testing numbers, as further students start returning to the classroom.The territory eased some coronavirus lockdown restrictions last Friday, with a further loosening of rules due towards the end of the month.
Premier Peter Gutwein has told southern Tasmanians ordered into lockdown following a COVID-19 quarantine breach he is "hopeful we'll be out of this" at some stage on Monday.The island state's south was plunged into a 72-hour stint of stay-at-home restrictions on Friday evening after an infected NSW man absconded from the Hobart Travelodge and spent about 18 hours at large.
Not only are the social skills of Melburnians suffering in lockdown, but so too their four-legged friends.The Lost Dogs' Home has revealed its number of puppy training classes, which are currently operating online, are down 80 per cent as Victorians opt to wait for face-to-face lessons to resume.
Almost 80 per cent of small and medium sized businesses reported having cashflow issues over the past year, with many dealing with the issue in ways they had never before considered.ScotPac's SME Growth Index, which polled 1255 businesses, found 42.
A federal parliamentary inquiry is set to deliver its final report into Rio Tinto's destruction of the ancient Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia.Rio blew up the 46,000-year-old caves on Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura country in May 2020, devastating the traditional owners.
The trial of a love-sick man accused of murdering four people during a shooting spree across Darwin is set to resume after a three-day delay.Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann, 47, has pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in less than an hour at four locations on June 4, 2019.
Former US president Bill Clinton has walked out of a Southern California hospital after being admitted last week for a urological infection, live video showed.Clinton will return to New York and remain on antibiotics, Dr Alpesh Amin, who had been overseeing his care at the hospital, said in a statement released by Clinton's spokesman.
An astonishing five-goal first half blitz - including four in seven minutes - has fired champions Bayern Munich to a 5-1 rout of Bayer Leverkusen and back to the top of the Bundesliga.Only goal difference separated Bayern and Leverkusen before kick-off but a clinical display from Julian Nagelsmann's side exposed a wide gulf between the teams.