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‘An elitist project for the upper middle-class!' - Campaigner takes aim at sugar ‘sin tax'

‘An elitist project for the upper middle-class!' - Campaigner takes aim at sugar ‘sin tax'

19 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

SO CALLED ‘sin taxes' on sugar, alcohol and tobacco are “an elitist project” led by the “upper middle-classes” according to a prominent individual liberty campaigner.
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French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses

45 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris...
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Noosa surf shack on sale for $15,000

Noosa surf shack on sale for $15,000

47 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

A Queensland surf shack which once held pride of place in one of Australia's most picturesque beaches has hit the market at an amazingly low cost.
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Universities warned amid fears of China influence on its nationals studying in Australia

Universities warned amid fears of China influence on its nationals studying in Australia

47 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Australian universities have been warned against relying too heavily on students from nations such as China to keep their coffers full, with fears of influence from powerful...
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Australian volunteers fueling trade of 'fake orphans'

Australian volunteers fueling trade of 'fake orphans'

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Orphanages in developing countries are kidnapping and trafficking children from their poor families to meet the demands of Australian volunteers.
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‘Our people are dying': Australia's climate confrontation in the Pacific

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Leaders at this week's Pacific Islands Forum couldn't disguise their anger over Canberra's climate crisis ‘red lines' It was always going to be a showdown on the climate...
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Italy's Matteo Salvini allows migrant children to leave rescue ship

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

More than 100 adults will remain onboard vessel moored for days off Lampedusa island Italy's far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has reluctantly authorised 27 migrant...
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Meet the bunny that's a basketball star

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Bini the Bunny is a basketball pro taking the internet by storm. He learned the game from this owner, Shai Lighter. Bini's specialty is slam dunks, but he is also known for...
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Picture of a dozen service dogs watching Canadian theater production of Billy Elliot goes viral 

Picture of a dozen service dogs watching Canadian theater production of Billy Elliot goes viral 

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

A photograph showing a group of service dogs watching a theater performance of Billy Elliot in Canada has gone viral.
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UK Cannabis legalisation would raise £1BILLION and is ‘pretty inevitable' says campaigner

UK Cannabis legalisation would raise £1BILLION and is ‘pretty inevitable' says campaigner

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

CANNABIS legalisation would raise “at least” a billion pounds in tax revenue and is “pretty close to being inevitable” according to an individual liberties campaigner.
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Owen Jones targeted in SAVAGE street attack outside pub - ‘Kicked me in the...

Owen Jones targeted in SAVAGE street attack outside pub - ‘Kicked me in the head'

OWEN JONES said he was left with “a big bump on my head and a cut back” after reportedly being assaulted outside a pub by a group of man. Read more ...

Officers shot dead a man in Sydney's northern beaches after he allegedly...

Officers shot dead a man in Sydney's northern beaches after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at them

A 53-year-old man has died after being shot by police when he allegedly pointed a shotgun at officers during a confrontation at a home on Sydney's northern beaches. Read more ...

Carrie Symonds WILL go to Balmoral with Boris Johnson and be first PM's...

Carrie Symonds WILL go to Balmoral with Boris Johnson and be first PM's girlfriend to meet the Queen

Carrie Symonds will go with Boris Johnson to Balmoral next month. This trip will be the first to the Queen's Scottish estate the an unmarried partner of a sitting Prime Minister. Read more ...

ISIS fighter Jihadi Jack is stripped of his UK passport sparking furious...

ISIS fighter Jihadi Jack is stripped of his UK passport sparking furious diplomatic row with Canada

EXCLUSIVE: Jihadi Jack has been stripped of his British citizenship by the Home Office, sparking a row with Canada. Muslim convert Jack Letts, 24, from Oxfordshire, held dual... Read more ...

Police seize weapons as Portland braces for clashes between far-right and...

Police seize weapons as Portland braces for clashes between far-right and antifa protesters

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Baby dugong dies from shock and eating plastic waste a week after it was...

Baby dugong dies from shock and eating plastic waste a week after it was rescued by marine experts

An eight-month baby dugong who became an internet hit has died after ingesting plastic waste. She was first found off the coast of Thailand earlier this year after getting lost... Read more ...

Dickson Roses facing closure after more than 180 years in business in...

Dickson Roses facing closure after more than 180 years in business in Northern Ireland

An award winning family-run rose growing firm faces closure after being in business for more than 180 years. Read more ...

Britain set to bask in 86F sunshine as tropical typhoon sends three-week...

Britain set to bask in 86F sunshine as tropical typhoon sends three-week warm spell to the UK

Britain is in for warm weather over the coming August Bank Holiday long weekend as temperatures are forcasted to soar up to 30C with the warm spell expected to last through... Read more ...

Bledisloe Cup misery deepens for Australia as the All Blacks...

Bledisloe Cup misery deepens for Australia as the All Blacks demolish Wallabies in a 36-0 whitewash

The Bledisloe Cup will remain in New Zealand for at least another year after the All Blacks demolished the Australian Wallabies in a 36-0 whitewash. Read more ...

This adorable baby dugong went viral when it was rescued in Thailand. Now...

This adorable baby dugong went viral when it was rescued in Thailand. Now it's dead after ingesting plastic

A rescued baby dugong has died after ingesting plastic, according to officials in Thailand. Marium was orphaned in April and nurtured by Thai conservationists. She went viral... Read more ...