January 6, 2019 12:56 PM Saudi woman 'trapped at Bangkok airport trying to flee family'
A young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she was on a trip to Kuwait with her family when she fled on a flight two days ago. She was trying to head to Australia via a connecting flight in Bangkok. She told the BBC that she had renounced 82
January 6, 2019 11:34 AM Egypt travel warning: One dead after bomb found by church outside Cairo
AN EGYPTIAN policeman was killed while trying to defuse a bomb outside a Christian church near Cairo, sparking fears over the safety of the country. "You should be vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions and businesses 125
January 6, 2019 12:11 AM Missi Pyle: Gone Girl star suffers EPIC wardrobe malfunction at Golden Globes 2019
MISSI PYLE, who has starred in the likes of Gone Girl and Impulse, flashed the label on her shoes as she posed on the red carpet at the Golden Globes awards in California tonight. Gone Girl actress Missi Pyle, 46, confidently strutted her stuff at the ceremony but seemed to be unaware about her clothing mishap. The Dodgeball star struck a series of poses 109
January 5, 2019 11:15 PM Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message
A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from being divorced without their knowledge. Starting from Sunday, courts will be required to notify women by text on rulings confirming their divorces. Local female lawyers suggest the measure will end what are known as secret divorces - cases where men end a marriage without telling their 121
January 5, 2019 10:56 PM Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria
Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State attack in Syria, the BBC understands. British special forces are believed to be operating in Syria but the Ministry of Defence would not confirm this. Social media reports said the two British soldiers were attacked by a missile near the town of Deir al-Zour. They were reportedly 76
January 5, 2019 6:58 PM Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'
The comedian says sorry for "depressing" fans during a BBC programme in which he said his life was "slipping away". The comments in a social media post follow a BBC programme called Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland which gave an update on his health problems and revealed his life was "slipping away". Reviewing his life in comedy for the show, Sir Billy 146
January 5, 2019 4:55 PM Christian persecution: Fury after graves 'DESECRATED' as crucifix 'attacked with hammer'
CHRISTIAN tombs in a Indonesian cemetery have been brutally vandalised and destroyed, amid rising fears of a worldwide crackdown on Christianity. Mr Widodo is running against Islamist political parties who have accused him of not being a “good Muslim” and secretly favouring the Community Party of Indonesia, which has been banned. Fears of a worldwide 130
January 5, 2019 11:55 AM Darius Perkins dead: Neighbours' Scott Robinson actor dies aged 54
DARIUS PERKINS, who was best known for playing Scott Robinson in Neighbours before Jason Donovan took over the role, has died at the age of 54. The Neighbours actor’s former co-star David Clencie confirmed the news to the Herald Sun, saying: “I am so sad, really devastated to lose my mate. The Australian actor first appeared in the soap when it first 73
January 5, 2019 1:18 AM Qandeel Baloch: Honour, Murder and her Selfies
This is the story of Qandeel Baloch - a girl who had dreams of becoming a star. They called her Pakistan's "Kim Kardashian". She divided opinion in socially conservative Pakistan, and had expressed fears for her life as a result. She was a social media sensation, a young woman from a poor village who became famous for her sexually provocative online 55
January 4, 2019 7:04 PM Conor McGregor: ‘2019 is off to the best start’ UFC star and partner announce BIG news
CONOR MCGREGOR, who is a relationship with Dee Devlin, took to his Instagram page today to announce some big family news to his 29 million followers. Conor McGregor shared a picture of him carrying their newborn as he left the hospital alongside the couple’s son Conor. Sharing the news, he commented: “Heading home with my two healthy babies and an energized 81