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June 18, 2018 6:13 AM Regional WA newspapers to shed staff

Rural newspapers in Western Australia are set to shed staff with Seven West Media announcing a fresh round of voluntary redundancies. The owner of 19 regional titles, plus The West Australian and The Sunday Times, told staff on Monday they were creating new positions but called for voluntary redundancies across all areas of their rural division 4

June 18, 2018 5:02 AM NWAS paramedics to strike over 12-year pay dispute

Strike action was voted for at the beginning of May with more than 84 per cent of those balloted voting for a strike. Mike Buoey, organiser of GMB, the trade union which represents NWAS staff, said: “GMB’s North West paramedics are taking this step reluctantly as a last resort — but they’ve been backed into a corner. “They have waited patiently for many years 7

June 18, 2018 4:26 AM Carlotta weakens to tropical depression off Mexico's coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Former hurricane and tropical storm Carlotta weakened into a tropical depression expected to stay just off Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, though its heavy rains continued to pose a threat of flash flooding and mudslides on shore, particularly in mountainous areas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Carlotta had maximum sustained

June 18, 2018 2:41 AM 'We are heartbroken': Couple's $1million home is trashed by gang of youths who caused hundreds of thousands of damage during wild party

A gang of drug-fuelled youths trashed a $1million rental house during a wild party. They rented the home in Carnegie, southeast Melbourne for one night at $400 on booking.com. When the manager went round the next day, she found the walls smashed, carpets torn up and hair and illegal drugs on the floor. 'It's terrible, we're just heartbroken,' Yuki Chan, who manages 7

June 18, 2018 2:30 AM Kim Kardashian calls Kanye 'such a good dad' as she posts Father's Day pic of him with North on his shoulders

And on Sunday, Kanye West's wife Kim Kardashian paid tribute to him as she shared a photo of the rapper, 41, carrying eldest child, daughter North, on his shoulders. The snap showed a smiling Kanye holding onto North's legs as he carried her around at her joint birthday party with cousin Penelope Disick last week. Kim and Kanye celebrated North's actual 7

June 17, 2018 11:47 PM Canterbury: Marlowe Theatre adds an extra The Greatest Show date

Theatre bosses have added extra performances of a stage version of The Greatest Showman after tickets were snapped up. Featuring an all star cast from London's West End, The Greatest Show: Live in Concert! is inspired by the box office smash musical starring Hugh Jackman, which celebrates the life of PT Barnum. The audience will be able to let their

June 17, 2018 10:16 PM Sri Lanka captain Chandimal charged with changing ball

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The International Cricket Council has charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball during the second test against West Indies. The ICC announced the decision via Twitter on Sunday, and later said that Chandimal had pleaded not guilty. Match referee Javagal Srinath of India "will 7

June 17, 2018 10:12 PM Summer's back! Warm sunshine makes a welcome return across the country on Wednesday with temperatures hitting 28C in the South

After Storm Hector battered Britain with 70mph winds, it's finally starting to feel like summer again. Temperatures could hit 28C (82F) in the South East by Wednesday, as warm sunshine makes a welcome return. Met Office forecaster Craig Snell said that after a grey start this morning, 'the vast majority of England and Wales should be sunny'. The settled 6

June 17, 2018 9:02 PM West Ham star Patrice Evra is branded sexist after 'patronisingly' applauding female footballer’s World Cup analysis

Patrice Evra has been accused of 'patronising' England footballer Eni Aluko after he applauded her punditry on air. The West Ham player slow clapped after Aluko finished her analysis on ITV ahead of Costa Rica's match against Serbia. Aluko, who has made 100 appearances for England, appeared alongside the former France captain as a pundit for the channel 7

June 17, 2018 8:28 PM Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) - The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal released this past week by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis 7