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June 28, 2018 7:09 AM Koreas to field joint teams at Asian Games

North and South Korea will field joint teams in three sports -- canoeing, rowing and women's basketball -- at the Asian Games, organisers said Thursday, in the latest sign of thawing tensions. The two countries will also march together at the opening and closing ceremonies for the showpiece event being held in Indonesia from August 18-September 2, they added 33

June 28, 2018 5:30 AM Jaipur Spice York manager puts up 100ft-long England flag for World Cup

THE manager of an Indian restaurant is going to great lengths to show his support for the England team during the World Cup - by displaying a 100-foot long flag outside the eaterie. Mahbub Ahmed, manager at Jaipur Spice restaurant on Haxby Road, said his brother had the flag specially made for him in Bangladesh. Mr Ahmed said he originally hoped to display 34

June 26, 2018 9:28 AM 'The first space kingdom has been born': Billionaire swears himself in as the head of utopian space kingdom that plans to attract 150m citizens, join the UN and colonise the galaxy in 'arks'

A Russian billionaire has been sworn in as the head of a utopian 'space kingdom' that plans to attract 150 million citizens and colonise the galaxy in arks. Some 200 attendees inaugurated Igor Ashurbeyli as the first 'head of nation' of Asgardia, named after a realm in Norse mythology, at a lavish ceremony in Vienna's Hofburg Palace on Monday 34

June 24, 2018 6:11 AM A VERY cheeky security guard, rowdy pitch invaders and a controversial last-minute refereeing blunder: A look at the fiery Lansdowne Cup Test decider

Thousands of wild fans descended upon Sydney's Allianz stadium for the final leg of the Lansdowne Cup Test series between Ireland and Australia. And while Wallabies fans may still be getting over the narrow defeat decided by a controversial refereeing blunder, photos capture the excitement of the night. From rowdy pitch invaders getting tackled by authorities 36

June 23, 2018 10:06 AM 'Save us!' Tara Pavlovic documents her road trip from HELL as her car tyre 'bursts in the middle of nowhere with no phone reception'

Tara Pavlovic's 'road trip from hell' was nearly over before it began. On Saturday, the Bachelor In Paradise star - joined by former Bachelor co-star Cobie Frost - documented her ill-fated journey to Dysart, in Queensland's Isaac region. Making matters worse, Tara and Cobie had 'no phone reception' and none of them had ever changed a car tyre before 31

June 23, 2018 10:02 AM 'Double eagle' celebration provokes Serbs

Serbia has hit out at a "provocative" double eagle celebration by two ethnic Albanian goalscorers in the World Cup. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored for Switzerland who beat Serbia 2-1. Their gesture is an nationalist symbol representing the double headed eagle on Albania's national flag. Critics say it could inflame tensions among Serbian nationalists 33

June 22, 2018 11:22 PM IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are fast friends

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Weekends at IndyCar tracks are a little quieter this season for Scott Dixon. The outgoing Tony Kanaan isn't around anymore at Chip Ganassi Racing to share a laugh. "I think the thing I've commented on the most is probably how quiet it's been without TK," Dixon said. "He's a huge character and we had a ton of laughs with him around 40

June 22, 2018 4:28 PM Brazilians heave sigh of relief with World Cup win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilians breathed a sigh of relief Friday after the national team scored two stoppage time goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup, bringing it closer to a berth in the round of 16. With yellow-and-green T-shirts and Brazilian flags draped over their shoulders, thousands of people across Latin America's biggest country gathered 34

June 22, 2018 6:27 AM Calm down, we haven't won the World Cup! Australian fans clash with security and turn the toilets into a dance party after draw with Denmark

While it wasn't quite the win many had hoped for, Australia's World Cup match draw against Denmark had legions of soccer hooligans riding high in Russia. In the face of $4.50 odds to win and $3.40 odds to tie, Socceroos ultimately secured a one-all draw in their clash against the Danes at Russia's Samara Arena on Thursday. The mere avoidance of a loss was ample 37

June 20, 2018 11:01 PM 'STOP Brexit' Jacob Rees-Mogg heckled by 'loud-mouthed' Remoaners during LIVE interview

LEADING Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg was heckled during a live BBC interview by Remain supporters waving EU flags who repeatedly shouted “stop Brexit”. The Conservative MP was debating with Hilary Benn, after the Government won a key Brexit vote in the House of Commons, when he was targeted by EU flag waving Remain supporters at Westminster. Jacob Rees-Mogg 44