Turnbull denounces George Christensen over threatening gun photo

AFP investigates Facebook post showing gun-wielding MP criticising ‘greenie’ rivals as Sarah Hanson-Young says photo prompted death threats against herMalcolm Turnbull has blasted George Christensen for a “very inappropriate” photo showing the MP holding a handgun captioned “do you feel lucky, greenie punks?”Christensen before widespread backlash lead to a police referral and forced...

today, 1:05
Iran passenger plane carrying 66 people crashes Iran passenger plane carrying 66 people crashes

An Iranian commercial aircraft carrying 66 people crashed on Sunday in southern Iran, a semi-official news agency reported. There was no immediate word on casualties. The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near the remote mountain town of Semirom, some 620 kilometers (390 miles) south of the capital, Tehran, the semi-official Fars news agency said....

yesterday, 10:24
Rapid fire rifle device on special offer in salute to Donald Trump

‘Bump stock’ used by Las Vegas shooter in promotional tie in with presidential campaign sloganThere’s a Presidents’ Day sale on bump stocks, the device the Las Vegas shooter put on his rifles. Slide Fire Solutions, a bump stocks manufacturer, is offering 10% off with coupon code: MAGA. That’s a salute to the campaign slogan of President Donald Trump, who promised to “Make America...

today, 1:07
Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains

Passenger plane carrying at least 60 people crashes in mountainous area of central Iran - local media.

yesterday, 10:25
Afrin: Kurdish fighters 'strike deal' with Syrian army Afrin: Kurdish fighters 'strike deal' with Syrian army

Damascus has not confirmed reports that it will send soldiers to help protect Afrin from Turkey.

today, 3:26
FA Cup fifth round: Rochdale v Tottenham Hotspur – live!

5.23pm GMT The best thing this week was that I discovered The Meters, the greatest old school funk band that most people have (probably) never heard of. Awesome. Also, up the Dale!It is healthy to have interests outside football. 5.22pm GMT 66 min: A Trippier cross is deflected into the side netting. Lamela’s work from the short corner is a waste of time and energy.

yesterday, 19:24
Women’s football takes centre stage in museum exhibition | Anna Kessel

Exhibition at the National Football Museum shows impact women’s football had on British society in the 19th centuryThe largest ever collection of women’s football memorabilia and historical items has been acquired by the National Football Museum in preparation for an exhibition expected to be opened this year.The items in the collection date as far back as 1869 – the same decade as the...

yesterday, 22:22
The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church

Their wedding in 1901 remains the only known same-sex marriage in the church's history, the BBC's James Badcock reports.

today, 3:46
Lucas Moura’s class and commitment a plus for Spurs on day of frustration | Jonathan Wilson

New signing from PSG showed guts as well as grace in his first start and is likely to get even better with more game timeHis goal, of course, is what will dominate the memory of Lucas Moura’s but the moment that perhaps summed up why this was such a promising debut had come a few minutes earlier. The ball had run away from the Brazilian as he drifted in from the left and the Rochdale...

yesterday, 22:27