Hamilton mum finds out second daughter has the same rare, fatal condition that claimed the life of her first

Grace Jessop has the same rare genetic condition that her late sister Anita Annan had. Photo / Mike Scott A Hamilton mum has already bought a plot at a cemetery for her little girl – her second child born with a rare, terminal genetic condition that claimed the life of her firstborn. Lisa Jessop is … Read more

Britney Spears sparks concern after being seen in a rare outing

Fans have expressed concern for Britney Spears after she was filmed at a restaurant with her husband, Sam Asghari. Photo / Getty Images Fresh concerns are being aired for pop star Britney Spears after a reported episode at a restaurant which saw her husband Sam Asghari leaving the singer alone at their table. According to … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: Russia says it took Soledar, Ukraine denies its capture

The Russian government continues to work to erase Ukrainian national identity from the occupied city of Mariupol. Video / AP Russia has claimed its forces captured the fiercely contested salt-mining town of Soledar in what would mark a rare victory for the Kremlin after a series of setbacks in its war in Ukraine. But on … Read more

Thousands poured into the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square for the funeral of Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, has died. He was 95. Video / AP Pope Francis honored his predecessor Benedict XVI, the German theologian who made history … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: Nighttime drone attack hits Kyiv as Putin heads to Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right), and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko enter a hall after their talks in Minsk, Belarus. Photo / AP Russian President Vladimir Putin made a rare trip Monday to Moscow’s ally Belarus as his forces pursued their campaign to bombard Ukraine from the air. Putin’s visit to Minsk came hours after Russia’s … Read more

Child molester who went on to rape five prison inmates now serving 12 rare indefinite sentences

Larry Cant has raped five fellow inmates while serving prison sentences. Photo / File WARNING: This story discusses rape and may be distressing. A serial rapist who was already serving a rare sentence of preventive detention when he was convicted earlier this year of violent sexual assaults on multiple fellow inmates has been handed 11 … Read more

‘Rare blunder’: World media reacts to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s ‘arrogant prick’ remark

PM Jacinda Ardern apologized to Act leader David Seymour and formally withdrew her comment, picked up on the microphone yesterday, in which she called him ‘such an arrogant prick.’ Video / Parliament TV Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s unparliamentary remark towards David Seymour has made headlines around the world with one calling it a “rare blunder”. … Read more

Fifa World Cup: Australia’s emotions run high after rare World Cup win

Australia’s Mitchell Duke celebrates his goal during the World Cup group D match between Tunisia and Australia. Photo / AP Mitchell Duke celebrated scoring Australia’s winning goal by forming a “J” with his fingers in a tribute to his son Jaxson, who was in the stands. Coach Graham Arnold dragged injured winger Martin Boyle — … Read more

Rarely seen ‘gustnado’ weather phenomenon captured by NT mates playing golf

Spectacular vision of a twister-like whirlwind that sent a tent swirling into the sky, damaged a roof and forced a group of mates playing golf to take cover in the Northern Territory town of Katherine, has been identified by the Bureau of Meteorology as a rare seen phenomenon called a gustnado. Key points: A gustnado … Read more