CASEY Dellacqua has pounded winner after winner to scorch into the last 16 of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
THE six-member Gulf Co-operation Council has strongly condemned Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria and their extreme interpretation of Islam as it opened a meeting in Saudi Arabia.
THREE friends have struck gold after a German artist buried thousands of pounds worth of the precious metal on a British beach.
A 33-YEAR-OLD slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s 1981 wedding has sold at auction for US$1375 ($1470).
RUNAWAY world championship leader Marc Marquez has secured his 10th pole position out of a possible 12 this season as he recorded the fastest time in qualifying for the British MotoGP.
THE European Union has warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.
ERIN Carrozzo thought all hope was lost when her 1.3-carat engagement ring worth $US13,600 ($14,500) went missing in the sands of a New York beach — and joked on Facebook that “some broke metal-detector dude” might pocket it.
THE king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the US if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.
AUSTRALIA has bagged another medal at the world rowing championships in Amsterdam, with the men’s coxless four walking away with bronze.
Victorian government to allow clinical trials of medical marijuana
The Victorian government is expected to overhaul laws to allow for clinical trials of medical marijuana.
ANGEL Di Maria’s promising debut failed to inspire lacklustre Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0-0 draw in the Premier League.
MELBOURNE will be treated to a musical trifecta in the new year with the announcement today that Dirty Dancing is coming to the Princess Theatre in March.
WONDERLAND star Ben Mingay has revealed he nearly quit show business during a dark chapter in which he struggled to find work, was drinking heavily and “almost had a breakdown”.
A FORMER police officer battling Lou Gehrig’s disease has allegedly shot dead his wife and sister-in-law.
AN AFL identity will be one of the contestants in this year’s Big Brother house, said the show’s executive producer, Alex Mavroidakis.
SERIOUSLY. Like a very slow drip feed of reality words of wisdom, Kim Kardashian has expressed her delight at heading toward Australian in two weeks time.
TYSON Beckford was looking cozy with his former flame, Australian Victoria’s Secret model Shanina Shaik, in the Moet & Chandon suite at the US Open on Thursday.