Prince William is in ‘frightening proximity’ to King Charles’ throne

Prince William is reportedly in “frightening proximity” to ascending the British throne amid his father King Charles III’s ongoing battle with cancer. “The almost simultaneous news of Charles’s cancer has put William and Catherine in frightening proximity to ascending the throne just when they had hoped for a span of years to parent their children … Read more

Saudi FM, Palestinian PM discuss Gaza developments

JEDDAH: As Eid Al-Fitr approaches, tailoring shops, chocolate stores and barber shops in the Kingdom are doing brisk business as a large number of customers visit them ahead of the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations. Jeddah’s traditional marketplace for thobe — the traditional Saudi attire — in Al-Baghdadia is buzzing with activity as vendors and tailors cater … Read more

‘Free house’: Renter advocate and social media star Jordan van den Berg encourages struggling Aussies to become squatters

A renter advocate and popular social media identity is compiling a list of empty homes across the country and encouraging Australians struggling to find somewhere to live to squat in them. Jordan van den Berg, better known online as @purplepingers and founder of the S*** Rentals website, shared a video to his channels at the … Read more

Gaza still hungry as aid trickles in before Eid festival

BEIRUT: UN officials said on Monday that six months of conflict between the Israeli military and Hezbollah along the border between Israel and Lebanon must end, as they called for deescalation of the violence “while there is still space for diplomacy.” The appeal on Monday by the UN’s special coordinator for Lebanon, Joanna Wronecka, and … Read more

Trent Robinson slammed over Dom Young send off comments

NRL legend Gorden Tallis believes Roosters coach Trent Robinson got his post-match press conference comments on Dom Young’s send off last Friday night wrong. Robinson was critical of the referee’s decision to send Young off for a high tackle on Bulldogs fullback Blake Taaffe, believing it should have been just a sin bin. Young has … Read more

France, Egypt, Jordan leaders warn Israel against Rafah assault

BEIRUT: UN officials said on Monday that six months of conflict between the Israeli military and Hezbollah along the border between Israel and Lebanon must end, as they called for deescalation of the violence “while there is still space for diplomacy.” The appeal on Monday by the UN’s special coordinator for Lebanon, Joanna Wronecka, and … Read more

Japan could join AUKUS partnership, leaving China ‘gravely concerned’

Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States are considering working with Japan on future AUKUS projects, the three countries have confirmed in news that will “gravely concern” China. Stopping short of announcing a formal expansion of the trilateral partnership, Defence Minister Richard Marles and his AUKUS counterparts said in a statement they were “considering … Read more