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April 13, 2018 11:01 PM BBC film of police raid left me tainted for ever says Sir Cliff

SIR Cliff Richard broke down yesterday as he told a court how he thought he was going to have a stroke or a heart attack when the BBC broadcast a police raid on his home. His lawyers are demanding “very substantial” damages at the “very top end of the scale” for what they have called a “flagrant” breach of his privacy by the BBC. It is believed that if Sir Cliff 13

April 13, 2018 3:46 AM Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and clarifies that it is consulting allies before making a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria. KEEPING 1

April 13, 2018 2:16 AM Looking for a path to enlightenment? Karl Stefanovic buys a self-help book about 'peace and happiness' at Gold Coast Airport before boarding a separate flight to his Today colleagues

He's faced a barrage of backlash after details of his 'b**chy' Uber phone call with brother Peter Stefanovic emerged last month. And as Karl Stefanovic moves on from the scandal, it appears the Today host has begun the search for inner 'peace and happiness'. The Channel Nine star, 43, was pictured buying a self-help book at Gold Coast Airport last week before 2

April 9, 2018 8:11 PM Frenchmen Simon and Gasquet reach 2nd round at Hassan II

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) - Gilles Simon beat Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-7 (1), 7-6 (5) in an erratic all-French match featuring 12 breaks of serve to reach the Grand Prix Hassan II second round on Monday. Although Simon had no aces and double-faulted four times, he returned better and broke the sixth-seeded Paire's serve seven times from eight chances 4

April 9, 2018 7:42 PM 111-year-old black veteran gets African-American museum tour

The oldest US veteran of World War II, the 111-year-old grandson of a slave, has received an exclusive tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture after being flown to Washington on a private jet by a wealthy benefactor. Richard Overton, who turns 112 next month is believed to be the oldest man in the United States and the third-oldest 4

April 9, 2018 5:28 PM Revealed: How Peter Dutton tabled slashing immigration by 20,000 last YEAR

A plan to cut Australia's immigration by 20,000 was scuttled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull despite likely public support. Peter Dutton proposed reducing the cap on annual permanent immigration from its record 190,000 to 170,000 to cabinet last year. The Immigration Minister was spurred on by widespread concern about the effects of mass new arrivals

April 6, 2018 4:20 PM Dream world exhibition opens at Richard Jefferies Museum

THE MURKY world of dreams will be dragged into the light in the latest exhibition to hit a Swindon museum. A dozen artists have contributed paintings, tapestries and poems – each exploring different aspects of dreams and dreaming. Organisers hope to encourage art lovers to contribute their own illustrations to the exhibition. They’re asking people to draw their 7

April 6, 2018 10:24 AM Space `tantalisingly close´ after test flight

Commercial space travel is “tantalisingly close” after the successful test of a rocket, Sir Richard Branson has said. The billionaire entrepreneur declared that Virgin Galactic was “back on track” after the successful flight of the spaceship Unity. The spacecraft was carried to an altitude of 46,500ft (14,173.2m) by its mother ship before being released 1

April 2, 2018 10:51 PM Mexican immigrant dad released from detention in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Mexican father arrested by immigration officials after dropping off his daughter at day care in California was released from a detention center on Monday and will be allowed to remain in the U.S. after a judge ruled he could face persecution with a return to Mexico. Fernando Carrillo walked out of a U.S. immigration office in San Francisco

April 2, 2018 10:38 PM Sophie Ellis-Bextor urges fans to trace taken tuk tuk

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has asked fans to keep an eye out for her missing Tuk Tuk after it was stolen from outside her house. The singer, 38, posted a message on Twitter last week saying her family’s motorised rickshaw had been swiped. “Someone stole our Tuk Tuk! Taken from outside our home in West London. We miss it. “There can’t be many knocking about 13