For six years Jono the orangutan was locked in a tiny cage, now he’s nearly free

For six years Jono the orangutan was locked in a tiny cage, now he’s nearly free

Posted May 09, 2018 16:07:09 Photo: Close up of Jono in his new temporary cage at the Orangutan Foundation International (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) It’s 4:00am at an animal shelter deep in Jakarta’s suburbs, and a small team moves quickly through the night, following a tiny circle of light shone …

‘He’s very sorry’: how a 12-year-old tricked his family and ran away to Bali | Australia news

Drew had already made two attempts to run away from his home in Sydney to the Indonesian holiday island of Bali. Just a few months into his first year in high school, the 12-year-old was street-smart and knew how to navigate the internet and public transport. Having been to Bali …

Cameroon team chief says he’s heard nothing from missing athletes

Cameroon team chief says he’s heard nothing from missing athletes

Updated April 17, 2018 05:55:09 Photo: The absent Cameroon athletes have not been officially reported as missing. (ABC News) Cameroon’s Chef de Mission is due to fly out of the Gold Coast this morning having heard nothing from his eight missing Commonwealth Games athletes, saying he is exhausted from the …

I lose more of my dad every day but he’s still there, underneath his disease – RN

I lose more of my dad every day but he’s still there, underneath his disease – RN

By Britta Jorgensen for EarshotIllustrations by Lucy Fahey Updated April 09, 2018 06:50:58 One of the first words that left my mouth was ‘dad’. Now, more than two decades on, I can’t help but notice our relationship flip. Dad’s voice is beginning to diminish; I have to help him speak. …

Matthew Lodge says he’s not trying to escape justice by returning to the NRL

Matthew Lodge says he’s not trying to escape justice by returning to the NRL

Updated March 06, 2018 23:12:48 Video: CCTV footage of Matthew Lodge attacking Joseph Cartright in New York in 2015. (ABC News) Brisbane Broncos footballer Matthew Lodge says he “can’t be more sorry” for his drunken New York rampage in 2015 and has rejected his victims’ suggestion he is trying to …