Wildest looks on the 2022 ARIAs red carpet

The Australian music industry’s biggest stars are descending on the red carpet ahead of tonight’s 2022 ARIA Awards. Dance act Rufus Du Sol lead the nominations with seven nods, including Album of the Year and Best Group. They’re closely followed by Flume and Amyl and The Sniffers, with six nominations apiece. Aussie pop music legend … Read more

Samantha Armytage reveals close friend cancer diagnosis

Former Sunrise host Samantha Armytage has issued an impassioned plea to her followers after receiving devastating news about a close family friend. The journalist revealed on Monday that teenager Maggie Banyard, from Coledale in Sydney’s Illawarra, had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. The teenager, who Armytage described as a “beautiful 14-year-old girl”, was “diagnosed … Read more

Seven-year search for fugitive heats up

The hunt for an Irish national who has been on the run for more than seven years is heating up, with Australian Federal Police now appealing for public assistance in finding him. Paul Casey, 43, was arrested in Coogee in March 2013, with police alleging he was in possession of $40,000 cash and 750g of … Read more

Everton’s James Tarkowski hopes Sydney sun can reignite his team’s Premier League season

Everton defender James Tarkowski hopes a timely break for the World Cup — and some time in the Australian sun — can help his club respond after some recent Premier League struggles. Key points: James Tarkowski and Everton teammates have spent time meeting fan groups in Sydney Everton go into the World Cup break only … Read more

Mystery solved over F45 owner’s $14m home sale

The mystery buyers of the Freshwater home of F45 co-founder Adam Gilchrist have emerged as Manly peninsula locals Scott and Amanda Luckett. They paid $14.05 million for the contemporary three-level house, which was snapped up within two weeks of its recent August auction listing. Gilchrist just recouped his $14 million purchase price of 2019. RELATED: … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Dua Lipa denies claims she is performing at opening ceremony

American pop star Dua Lipa has confirmed she will not be performing at the FIFA World Cup. The 27-year-old took to Instagram to address speculation that she would be singing at the opening ceremony, The Sun reports. Lipa, who is currently in Australia, told her 87 million followers that she will not be heading to … Read more

Cruise ship with 800 Covid-positive passengers docks in Sydney | CNN

CNN  —  A cruise ship with hundreds of Covid-positive passengers docked in Sydney, Australia, after being hit by a wave of infections. The Majestic Princess cruise ship was about halfway through a 12-day voyage when an outbreak of cases was noticed, Carnival Australia president Marguerite Fitzgerald told reporters in a media briefing on Saturday. The … Read more

Block moment’s worrying sign for Aussie house prices

When the television program The Block first hit Australian TV screens in June 2003, it helped to propel an enormous wave of home renovations and property investment that has continued all the way through to the present day. Over the years The Blockhas spawned half a dozen direct adaptions across the world and more still … Read more

Woman says she feared for her life during alleged rape by World Cup cricketer | CNN

Sydney, AustraliaCNN  —  A woman allegedly raped by a Sri Lankan World Cup cricketer in Sydney, Australia last week told police she feared for her life during the attack, according to court documents reported by CNN affiliate 7 News. Danushka Gunathilaka faces four charges of sexual intercourse without consent after being arrested by police in … Read more

Live: Pakistan off to a flier, chasing 153 to win T20 World Cup semifinal at the SCG

New Zealand needs a wicket. Pakistan takes a run, Rizwan into the covers. Good turn for Santner, Babar defends into the off side, no run. Slow ball from Santner, inviting that turn, Babar leans back and punches into the off side for a single. Rizwan clips the ball off his pads for a single. FOUR! … Read more