Man dies, pair in hospital after boat capsizes at Cronulla

Man dies, pair in hospital after boat capsizes at Cronulla

Updated April 25, 2018 14:06:22 Video: One man dead and two hospitalised after boat capsizes (ABC News) A man aged in his 40s has died and two people have been hospitalised after a boat capsized south of Sydney this morning. About 9:40am emergency services were called to Bate Bay, at …

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

Posted April 25, 2018 14:01:48 Photo: Sam Powell-Pepper has missed the Power’s two games since the early morning incident. (AAP: David Mariuz) Port Adelaide player Sam Powell-Pepper has been suspended for another week after the AFL found he inappropriately touched a woman at an Adelaide bar while he was drunk. …

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

LA COURBETTE has two things to overcome in Thursday’s Lake Illawarra Benchmark 65 Handicap (2000m) at Kembla Grange. One is the big weight and the other query is in her control. The Matthew Smith-trained mare is the best horse in the race, which is why she is carrying 62kg, but …

Broome’s Cable Beach closed after deadly irukandji jellyfish stings swimmer

Broome’s Cable Beach closed after deadly irukandji jellyfish stings swimmer

Updated April 25, 2018 13:41:02 Broome’s Cable Beach has been closed after a person was stung by one of the world’s deadliest jellyfish. Surf Life Saving WA said the person made their own way to hospital for treatment after being stung by an irukandji jellyfish. About 10 people are stung …

Cannabis use and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?

Cannabis use and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?

By Jerome Sarris and Joe Firth Posted April 25, 2018 11:56:35 Photo: Only certain compounds in cannabis are at fault. (Flickr: Nena B) There has been a recent global rise in “green fever”, with various jurisdictions either decriminalising or legalising cannabis. But alongside relaxing the rules comes concern about the …

North Korea: What you need to know about the high-stakes inter-Korean summit this week

North Korea: What you need to know about the high-stakes inter-Korean summit this week

Posted April 25, 2018 12:58:16 Video: The World’s Yvonne Yong explains all you need to know about the upcoming summit (The World) The leaders of North and South Korea will meet face-to-face for the first time this Friday, marking the first leadership summit between the divided countries in more than …

Regulator ASIC has a ‘culture of subservience to the big banks’, says former employee

Regulator ASIC has a ‘culture of subservience to the big banks’, says former employee

Posted April 25, 2018 12:19:02 ASIC has a culture of subservience and acquiescence when it comes to the big banks, says a former lawyer for the corporate watchdog. James Wheeldon worked for ASIC as a junior lawyer for just under a year between 2004 and 2005, and said many of …

Tim Cahill’s World Cup hopes in the balance after elbow to the neck earns him three-game ban

Tim Cahill’s World Cup hopes in the balance after elbow to the neck earns him three-game ban

Posted April 25, 2018 12:37:51 Photo: The Socceroos and Millwall striker was charged with violent conduct by the FA. (Reuters: Steve Christo) Tim Cahill’s hopes of some much-needed game time before the start of the World Cup have been handed a blow after he was slugged with a three-game suspension. …

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Posted April 25, 2018 12:26:01 A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife because she did not want to go travelling with him, and she had threatened to leave him and take everything. Alan Charles Gibson, 67, used a .22 calibre rifle to shoot his wife, Rosemary Gibson, 62, …

Children have muscles that perform like those of endurance athletes, study finds – Health

Children have muscles that perform like those of endurance athletes, study finds – Health

Ever wondered why kids can run around all day and never seem to get tired? A new study suggests it’s because their muscles resist fatigue in a similar way to those of elite endurance athletes. The study, published yesterday in Frontiers in Physiology, asked young boys, untrained men and endurance …