Sean Turnell reveals the grim life in Myanmar’s infamous prison

Sean Turnell has spoken out about his 650 days in a Myanmar prison, including his time in a “windowless box” and in an open cell exposed to the elements. Professor Turnell finally returned to Australia last week after spending nearly two years behind bars in Myanmar following a marathon attempt by Australian authorities and his … Read more

‘Brit’ is one of four killed in ongoing hotel sieges in the Somali capital

‘Brit’ is one of four killed in ongoing siege of hotels by jihadists in Somali capital Al-Shabaab militants stormed the Villa Rose hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu A British man was reportedly one of four people killed in the siege of the hotel The siege of the hotel is ongoing, with gunfire and explosions … Read more

Video shows OhGeesy involved in brawl, shots fired

A shocking video has surfaced showing OhGeesy in a wild brawl when gunfire suddenly rang out during the fight. On Saturday (Nov 26), Twitter user @NewWestCoastTV1 posted a video of OhGeesy engaging in an altercation with several people outside of a venue. In the clip, a person films the member of the Shoreline Mafia, dressed … Read more

BBC says Chinese police assaulted its journalist at COVID protest | Press freedom news

Footage posted on social media showed a man identified by other journalists as the BBC’s Ed Lawrence being arrested by men in police uniforms. The BBC has said Chinese police attacked one of its journalists covering a protest in Shanghai and detained him for several hours, but China disputed the account, saying he did not … Read more

Tabernacle Choir strives to expand its global reach through tryouts, touring and translation

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square sings during general conference in Salt Lake City on October 2. The choir is trying to grow its global audience even more with three new initiatives. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square is one of … Read more

Matt Hancock’s career at Westminster is “pretty much over,” says Shapps

Matt Hancock’s contribution to I’m A Celebrity suggests he has decided his political career is “done,” a cabinet minister said. Grant Shapps said the MP’s time in the jungle indicates he may have come to the conclusion that his Westminster career is over, and asked why he would have taken part in the show if … Read more

Reality TV star Matt Wright has issued an arrest warrant following a deadly helicopter crash in NT

Reality TV star Matt Wright has broken his silence after an arrest warrant was issued against him in connection with a deadly helicopter crash that killed his co-star earlier this year. Chris “Willow” Wilson, who also starred in Outback Wrangler and Wild Croc Territory, was collecting crocodile eggs in the Northern Territory on February 28 … Read more

Ian Wright’s 31-year-old friend and boxing trainer has been killed in an attack near Richmond Bridge

Revealed: Man, 31, stabbed to death with broken glass near Richmond Bridge is Ian Wright’s boxing trainer and friend who had just fathered a baby girl – as police chase attacker Reece Newcombe, 31, was found by police in Richmond at 4am on Saturday Ambulance arrived and took him to hospital, where he died later … Read more

Chinese netizens, censors scramble for redress amid COVID protests | News on social media

Taipei, Taiwan – Chinese internet users and government censors are engaged in a game of cat and mouse to contain the narrative surrounding the country’s anti-“zero COVID” protests. Protests began Friday in Urumqi, the capital of the extreme western region of Xinjiang, after the death of 10 people in an apartment building fire, before spreading … Read more