World News

Three Brits among eight missing after huge avalanche in Himalayas

THREE Brits are among eight people missing after a huge avalanche in the Himalayas. The group, led by Brit mountain guide Martin Moran, failed to return to their base camp yesterday. Mountaineerers reported the "heavy" avalanche on the route the group had intended on taking to reach the 7,434 metre-high summit of Nanda Devi, India's […]

Celebrities

Fox News’ Ed Henry among winners of prestigious 2019 WHCA Journalism Awards

The White House Correspondents' Association has announced the winners for its 2019 journalism awards, and Fox News' Ed Henry was among the reporters to receive top honors. Henry, who was recognized for his interview with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt last April, is set to receive the Merriman Smith Award for broadcast at the White House Correspondents' Dinner […]

World News

Seven Britons among 157 killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

A passionate “ocean protectionist”, an environmental agent, and a former probation worker are among the dead after a plane crash in Ethiopia. Seven Britons are among the dead after an Ethiopian Airlines plane have been killed after it crashed minutes after take-off. Joanna Toole, who worked for the UN, was the first British victim to […]

Lifestyle

Herald photographer among finalists in National Portrait Prize

A YouTube sensation, a racially abused student and a mental health advocate are among the subjects whose images have shot to national prominence in the annual National Photographic Portrait Prize. Photographers from The Sydney Morning Herald, Newcastle Herald and Canberra Times are finalists in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, awarded each year to recognise Australia's best contemporary […]

World News

2 Americans among 5 ISIS fighters captured in Syria, official says

Zaid Abed al-Hamid, left, and Warren Christopher Clark are said to be American citizens fighting for ISIS who were recently captured by Syrian Democratic Forces. (SDF-Press.com) Two Americans were among five ISIS fighters recently captured in eastern Syria, according to a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The Americans were identified as Warren Christopher Clark (aka […]

Sport

Brazilian judo champion among those standing in Holmes’ NFL way

Valentine Holmes will compete against a British rugby union try-scoring speedster and a Brazilian judo champion for a place in the NFL's 2019 International Player Pathway Program. The NFL announced on Thursday (Friday AEDT) the former Cronulla backline ace is one of seven international athletes who will enter the IMG Academy in Florida next month […]