Westfield Bondi Junction stabbing: Joel Cauchi family speaks

The family of Joel Cauchi, who killed six people and injured many others in a frenzied stabbing attack at Westfield Bondi Junction have broken their silence. In a statement released on their behalf by Queensland police, Cauchi’s parents, Andrew and Michele, said Joel’s actions were “truly horrific”. “We are absolutely devastated by the traumatic events … Read more

Westfield Bondi Junction stabbing attack: Victims named

A fuller but woefully deficient picture of the lives taken at Bondi Junction on Saturday is emerging as families of the six people killed are told their loved one’s fate and the public learns their names. Five women and one man were killed by Joel Cauchi in the busy shopping centre, and an additional 12 … Read more

King Charles’ favourability rating drops as Kate Middleton’s soars

If I asked you to pick five adjectives to describe King Charles, a man who famously natters to primroses, enjoys reading about Sufi mysticism and thought his daubing at watercolours was as valuable as the work of Lucian Freud, what would you choose? I’m guessing some might include cold fish, stiff-as-a-board, oddbod, ineffectual, hug-shunner, pocket … Read more

Trump says Iran attack on Israel shows US ‘weakness’ under Biden

SYDNEY: Australian police on Sunday said a 40-year-old itinerant with mental illness was behind a Sydney shopping center stabbing rampage that killed six people, including a new mum whose nine-month-old baby is still in hospital with serious wounds. New South Wales police Assistant Commissioner Anthony Cooke said the assailant — who was shot dead by … Read more

Jeremy Cameron runs riot as Geelong demolish North Melbourne, AFL scores

Geelong has continued its undefeated start to 2024 — and its ominous recent record against North Melbourne — defeating the Kangaroos 21.13 (139) to 10.4 (64) on Sunday afternoon at GMHBA Stadium. The Cats have now won 12 consecutive games against North Melbourne in a streak that stretches back to Round 12, 2016. The Kangaroos, … Read more

Egypt air defenses on maximum alert: media

JERUSALEM/DUBAI: Iran launched a swarm of explosive drones and fired missiles at Israel late on Saturday in its first ever direct attack on Israeli territory, risking a major escalation as the United States pledged “ironclad” backing for Israel.Sirens wailed and journalists in Israel said they heard distant heavy thuds and bangs from what local media … Read more