‘We will fight until Kanaky is free’: how New Caledonia caught fire | New Caledonia

In the middle of the main road in Rivière-Salée, north of Nouméa, sits a burnt-out car. After days of rioting, young men with masked faces wave a Kanak flag as vehicles pass. All around is desolation. Shops with gutted fronts, burnt buildings, debris on the pavements and roads. Gangs of young people roam the area.… Continue reading ‘We will fight until Kanaky is free’: how New Caledonia caught fire | New Caledonia

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Israeli forces retrieve bodies of three hostages from Gaza

Israeli forces have rescued the bodies of three hostages from the Gaza Strip, chief military spokesman Daniel Hagari says. Hagari identified the three as Shani Louk, Amit Buskila and Itshak (Yitzhak) Gelernter, who he said “were murdered by Hamas while escaping the Nova music festival on October 7 and their bodies were taken into Gaza”.… Continue reading Israeli forces retrieve bodies of three hostages from Gaza

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Scottie Scheffler shakes off ‘shock and fear’ of arrest to stay in US PGA hunt | US PGA

“I did spend some time stretching in a jail cell. That was the start of my warmup.” If ever a quote summed up the jaw-dropping nature of Friday at the 106th US PGA Championship, this was it. Scottie Scheffler – hitherto of unblemished reputation – found himself in handcuffs at 6am, charged with four offences within… Continue reading Scottie Scheffler shakes off ‘shock and fear’ of arrest to stay in US PGA hunt | US PGA

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Motorcyclist dies in horrific collision with van at Victorian intersection

A 50-year-old motorcycle rider has been killed in a collision with a van at an intersection in regional Victoria. Victoria police were called to the intersection of Victoria and Queen streets in Ballarat East about 6.05pm on Friday. “The motorcyclist, a 50-year-old Delacombe man, died at the scene,” police said. The 25-year-old driver of the… Continue reading Motorcyclist dies in horrific collision with van at Victorian intersection

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Flats for sale with outside space in Great Britain – in pictures | Money

Winchester, HampshireThis three-bedroom apartment is on the ground floor of a Victorian house, with high ceilings throughout and bay windows. The open-plan reception room and kitchen runs from front to back with French doors on to a well-organised and shrouded back garden. It is west-facing so gets the afternoon and evening sun. There’s a terrace,… Continue reading Flats for sale with outside space in Great Britain – in pictures | Money

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The artist behind the short-lived portal linking New York and Dublin: ‘People got carried away’ | New York

The artist behind the controversial “Portal” art exhibit that visually linked New York and Dublin in real time, but was then closed due to rowdy and extreme behavior by the public using it, has admitted he was surprised by the reaction. Benediktas Gylys also vowed to continue with his project, which has the aim of… Continue reading The artist behind the short-lived portal linking New York and Dublin: ‘People got carried away’ | New York

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New South Wales police charge children’s author with online grooming

New South Wales police have charged a children’s author over the alleged online grooming of children, under Strike Force Trawler. State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad force detectives launched an investigation in early May after receiving an interstate report a children’s author was allegedly communicating inappropriately with a child on online. During the investigation, the… Continue reading New South Wales police charge children’s author with online grooming

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British MPs are attacking abortion rights. We can’t follow the same path as the US | Hilary Freeman

As the criminal justice bill stumbles through parliament this week – beset by delays and controversies, and picking up amendments as it goes – another woman, Sophie Harvey, is on trial for an alleged illegal abortion, after taking pills to end her pregnancy when she was past the 24-week legal threshold. She was just 19… Continue reading British MPs are attacking abortion rights. We can’t follow the same path as the US | Hilary Freeman

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Experience: my fiance died on our wedding day – and then I discovered his secret life | Life and style

I met Eric on a dating app in early 2018 when I was living in New York. He was handsome, talkative and interesting. I was falling for him – but there was something he needed to know. In 2015, I’d been in love with a guy called Mike. On my 30th birthday, my parents threw… Continue reading Experience: my fiance died on our wedding day – and then I discovered his secret life | Life and style

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