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January 20, 2018 11:40 AM Australia bushfires: 1,000 flee Royal National Park in Sydney

Two hundred are rescued by boat as firefighters continue to tackle two bushfires in Sydney's Royal National Park. Fire service spokesman James Morris said the Royal National Park in Sydney - a popular destination for holidaymakers - had to be evacuated on Saturday. About 200 people, including those at a junior surf carnival, had to be rescued by firefighters 4

January 19, 2018 11:32 PM When are the summer holidays 2018? When does your child’s school break up for the summer?

THE summer holidays may feel some time away, but for those who want to start planning the summer break, these are the dates you need to know. The summer holidays begin in July for schools across the UK, and children return back to school in September. However the exact dates of the school holiday will vary between schools and local authorities, so it is worth 6

January 19, 2018 10:25 PM Meteorite hunters find first fragments of Michigan meteor days after the exploding space rock sent a fireball tearing through the night sky

Meteorite hunters who flocked to Detroit from across the U.S. after a meteor exploded are finding the fragments. The 6-foot-wide meteor broke apart Tuesday about 20 miles over Earth, NASA scientists said. The first fragments were located Thursday by professional hunters Larry Atkins and Robert Ward of Arizona, according to the American Meteor Society 3

January 19, 2018 5:36 PM 'I would rather throw myself off the roof than eat this': Man complains about a patient's vegan hospital meal on Facebook

A man has claimed he'd rather kill himself than eat the vegan dinner served to a patient at a Melbourne hospital every day. The man posted an image of the meal to Facebook on Thursday night, complaining about the quality of food served to a woman who was 30 weeks pregnant. 'Personally I would throw myself off the roof if I had to eat this every day,' he said in the post. The image 6

January 19, 2018 4:50 PM Ricky Gervais Claims He Would Have Joked About Hollywood Harassment Scandal As Host Of Golden Globes

'There’s nothing you shouldn’t joke about, there’s no subject you shouldn’t joke about.' The 2018 ceremony saw famous faces from across the industry come out in support of the Time’s Up movement by wearing black and delivering empowering speeches, but the British comic has said he wouldn’t have been able to resist making a gag about it. Ricky, who has hosted 6

January 19, 2018 4:42 PM Warning after counterfeit £50 note used in Torquay restaurant

The note was used at the Beefeater on Torquay seafront, and businesses are being reminded about what they should do if they believe a bank note is fake Police are warning businesses in South Devon after a counterfeit £50 note was used at a Torquay restaurant. The fake £50 bank note was used at the Beefeater on Belgrave Road in the town on Thursday 6

January 19, 2018 4:24 AM Stunning starfish show true colours in new exhibition

STARFISH from far and wide are the latest new attraction at Sea Life Brighton. The exhibition, which opens on February 10, is called Sea Stars and it features more than 170 sea dwellers from across the world. The creatures come in a range of different shapes, sizes and colours and some can have up to 200 arms. The Feather Star is one such species. It is brightly

January 19, 2018 1:53 AM Baby dies after car hits Copacabana Beach crowd

Police say the driver lost control and sped across the promenade before coming to a stop on the beach. Witnesses describe seeing injured people lying on the pavement, 12 of the victims have been taken to hospital. The accident happened at 8:30pm local time on Thursday at the promenade along the Brazilian city's iconic waterfront. Police say the driver 5

January 19, 2018 12:18 AM Shredded coconut blamed for salmonella outbreak sickening 25 people across the United States

Shredded coconut is responsible for a widespread salmonella outbreak in the US, the CDC confirmed. Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut is being recalled after 25 people in 13 states, including New York, Texas and California, contracted the bacterial disease. Salmonella, a disease that affects the stomach and digestive tract, can be fatal in young 4

January 18, 2018 7:41 PM Sixty four more Exeter streets are getting residents parking schemes

Parents doing the school run have expressed concerns The existing Bovemoors Lane Area, Regents Park Area and the Rifford Road Area schemes in Exeter are being extended and a new Burnthouse Lane Area created from February 5. Devon County Council says that the schemes follow requests from residents affected by commuter parking and feedback from a subsequent 9