Match Preview – Chelsea vs Vidi

Last Updated: 04/10/18 3:46pm Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is expected to miss the match against MOL Vidi Eden Hazard will lead the list of absentees as Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri prepares to rest a number of his star players for the Europa League clash against MOL Vidi on Thursday (kick-off …

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Toaster that can’t toast gets Shonky gong

A toaster that won’t toast has taken home a gong at an awards ceremony calling out brands for their bad behaviour – with the group who tested the appliance initially believing they must have picked up a faulty model. Consumer group Choice named seven ‘winners’ at their annual Shonky Awards …

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Match Preview – Qarabag vs Arsenal

Last Updated: 04/10/18 4:41pm Arsenal will be without midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in Azerbaijan Arsenal will be without Henrikh Mkhitaryan when they face Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday (kick-off 5.55pm BST) after the club opted against applying for a special work permit. Armenian nationals have been banned from entering …

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Police investigating north Qld man’s death

An investigation is underway after police determined the death of a man at a north Queensland home was suspicious. Lance Godbold, 66, was located at his home in Ingham about 6.30am on Wednesday after he collapsed. Despite attempts to revive him Mr Godbold was pronounced dead at the scene. Police …

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De Minaur set for Aussie No.1 tennis rank

Nick Kyrgios’s two-and-a-half year reign as Australian No.1 will come to an end next week with Alex de Minaur set to assume the mantle of the country’s top tennis player. A second round 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-1) loss to Richard Gasquet at the Japan Open on Thursday night has effectively …

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Christmas Island detention centre shuts

AAP Thursday, 4 October 2018 8:48PM Camera IconThe last detainees have left Christmas Island.Picture: Lincoln Baker Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The Federal Government has confirmed the closure of the Christmas Island Detention Centre. The last 35 detainees were taken from the facility on Sunday and transferred to mainland facilities. …

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Shock at Honey Badger’s double dumping in Bachelor finale

Love is dead if tonight’s Bachelor finale is to anything to go by. After the shows production company spent a small fortune on roses, candles and a stack of heart-pumping adrenaline-fuelled dates — viewers were left deflated with Nick “Honey Badger” Cumminsdecision to unceremoniously dump both of his final two …

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