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October 24, 2018 10:25 AM Watching porn on public transport only okay if it’s a rail replacement bus

TRANSPORT chiefs have confirmed that watching pornography on the bus is unacceptable unless it is a rail replacement bus. Operators of public transport have agreed that the growing trend for men to view porn on their phones in the presence of other passengers is offensive and must halt immediately, with one exception. A department of transport spokesman 68

October 24, 2018 1:43 AM Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico

Hurricane Willa, a storm described by forecasters as "life-threatening" and "potentially catastrophic", has made landfall in western Mexico. Currently a category three storm, it has maximum winds of 195km/h (120mph) and is causing "an extremely dangerous storm surge". Earlier this month areas of the US were devastated by Hurricane Michael, which left at least 45

October 22, 2018 6:40 PM Hurricane Willa path: Category 5 hurricane set to SMASH Mazatlan

CATEGORY 5 Hurricane Willa is set to pound the Mexican holiday hotspot of Mazatlan when it makes landfall in the next couple of days – but where is Mazatlan? Hurricane Willa is now a “potentially catastrophic” category 5 tropical storm expected to bring life-threatening storm surge, wind and rain to central and southwestern Mexico. The monster storm 69

October 21, 2018 4:56 PM Convoy of migrants swim across river from Guatemala to continue journey towards US

A convoy of people continues to march through Mexico shouting slogans like "yes, we could" despite police efforts to stop them. The convoy of migrants gave up trying to enter Mexico legally because the asylum application process was too slow and circumvented police at a border bridge. They swam and rafted across the river from Guatemala before deciding 86

October 19, 2018 10:58 AM Australian man pleads guilty to raping British tourist during 'terrifying' ordeal

Police say the 22-year-old woman from Liverpool was held against her will and subjected to a "horrific and terrifying" experience. The woman, from Liverpool, was rescued by police in Queensland last year after they stopped a 4x4 she was driving. On Friday, Marcus Allyn Keith Martin appeared before the Cairns District Court via video link and pleaded 73

October 17, 2018 12:41 AM Royal charmer: Prince Harry displays fatherly qualities with THIS adorable embrace

PRINCE HARRY displayed his fatherly qualities on the second day of his much-anticipated tour of Australia, after he and Meghan Markle touched down in the regional city of Dubbo for a packed day of engagements. The Royal couple were greeted on the tarmac by a hoard of excited schoolchildren, who clamoured to gain the attention of the in-demand duo when they descended 36

October 16, 2018 1:28 PM France flooding: Villegailhenc 'like a WAR ZONE'

AT LEAST 11 people have died after flash floods hit southern France over the weekend as the worst hit area of Villegailhenc was described as being "a war zone". Several months’ worth of rain fell in only a few hours over the weekend in Aude, a region in the southwest of France. One river rose by more than eight metres (26ft) in five hours. Nine of the 11 deaths 67

October 15, 2018 1:15 PM Vincent Kompany's father is Belgium's first black mayor

The 71-year-old Pierre Kompany, who came to Belgium as a refugee in the 1970s, becomes mayor of a town within the Brussels region. The star footballer and his brother Francois posted a video on Instagram congratulating their father Pierre on his election win. On Sunday Mr Kompany, 71, was elected mayor of Ganshoren after his party agreed to a coalition 47

October 15, 2018 12:15 AM Harry and Meghan arrive in Australia on first official tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Sydney to begin an official visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. It is the couple's first official royal tour since getting married in May. The 16-day trip coincides with the fourth Invictus Games, beginning in Sydney on Saturday, and includes dozens of official events. Prince Harry and Meghan 64

October 10, 2018 7:01 AM Two Britons killed in taxi during Majorca flooding

The pair died in a taxi in the town of Sant Llorenc after torrents formed following downpours on the popular holiday isle. Local officials have held an emergency meeting to coordinate their response, with rescue workers and the military sent to the area. According to the Majorca Daily Bulletin, people were rescued from roofs and trees after the flooding 47