Trees and shrubs could be quarantined to guard against plant diseases

Trees and shrubs could be quarantined to guard against plant diseases

Trees and shrubs brought into the UK could be quarantined to guard against foreign plant diseases, Gove warns The Environment Secretary said trees and shrubs would be under ‘observation’ He said UK had to seize opportunities ‘offered by Brexit’ to protect biosecurity…

Taqele Naiyaravoro on Cheika's radar for June Tests against Ireland

Taqele Naiyaravoro on Cheika's radar for June Tests against Ireland

Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is "definitely" on Michael Cheika’s Wallabies radar for next month’s series against Ireland following a purple patch in Super Rugby this season. Cheika is set to name a 33-man Wallabies squad for the first Test in Brisbane and…

Pedro Rolando masterclass lifts Royals to win against Queanbeyan

Pedro Rolando masterclass lifts Royals to win against Queanbeyan

Pedro Rolando was already on the Argentina Jaguares radar and another masterclass on Saturday proved why the Super Rugby club is keeping an eye on the Royals scrumhalf. Rolando finished with an 18-point haul, his trusty boot and scramble defence helping Royals…

Dons pair set to debut against Cats

Dons pair set to debut against Cats

Dylan Clarke will make his debut against Geelong. Struggling Essendon will have a fresh look at the MCG on Saturday with the Bombers announcing youngsters Dylan Clarke and Jordan Ridley will both make their senior debuts against Geelong. Ball-magnet Clarke and versatile…

Russian ambassador compared to 'Comical Ali' after claiming UK was behind Skripal poisoning to turn the world against the Kremlin

Russian ambassador compared to 'Comical Ali' after claiming UK was behind Skripal poisoning to turn the world against the Kremlin

In an extraordinary meeting with MPs, Alexander Yakovenko said the Government had to carry out “something extraordinary” to show Brits that Theresa May was right to brand Russia “public enemy number one”. Pressed if he really believed UK security services attempted to…

'Culture of silence, hush money': Former Gold Coast Suns player taking legal action against AFL

'Culture of silence, hush money': Former Gold Coast Suns player taking legal action against AFL

Lawyers for former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson are threatening to expose the "culture of silence and hush money" within the AFL, after their client allegedly suffered years of racial abuse, sexual taunting, bullying and mistreatment. Mr Wilkinson, born in Sydney…

Beveridge can see blue skies after win against Suns

Beveridge can see blue skies after win against Suns

Back-to-back wins for the first time since round 20 last season has Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge hopeful his young team can begin to build some momentum against the Brisbane Lions next Saturday night. It took 24 inside-50s in the last quarter…

Franklin given 'every chance' to return against Hawks, but not Roos

Franklin given 'every chance' to return against Hawks, but not Roos

Sydney is eyeing a return next week for Lance Franklin as confidence grows within the Swans camp that they can prosper without their superstar forward. The club has also revealed All Australian midfielder Dan Hannebery played through last year with the debilitating…

Sellout expected for Jets' historic home final against Victory

Sellout expected for Jets' historic home final against Victory

Newcastle’s historic home A-League grand final is expected to sell out by Tuesday as excitement about the Jets’ "dream" season reaches new heights. For the first time a decider will be held outside a capital city and Melbourne Victory fans were scrambling…

Cats triumph in bruising encounter against Port

Cats triumph in bruising encounter against Port

Geelong 12.12 (84) d. Port Adelaide 7.8 (50) As the occasion demanded, Geelong produced every ounce of courage to beat an equally fierce Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval. The loss came at a huge price for the Power as their big recruit…

Syria bombing – Donald Trump defends saying 'mission accomplished' and calling it a 'great military term' as he rails against critics following airstrikes

Syria bombing – Donald Trump defends saying 'mission accomplished' and calling it a 'great military term' as he rails against critics following airstrikes

And the US President said it should be “used often” as he railed against his critics following the raids on Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons facilities. He blasted the "fake news media" for seizing on the phrase – made famous by George W…

Sergio Ramos will NOT be banned for Real Madrid Champions League clash against Bayern Munich despite breaching suspension

Sergio Ramos will NOT be banned for Real Madrid Champions League clash against Bayern Munich despite breaching suspension

The Spanish full-back has escaped further punishment despite breaking UEFA rules during his suspension. Ramos was ruled out of Real's quarter-final, second leg against Juventus for picking up too many yellow cards. The defending champions just squeezed through the tie thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's…

EU chief blasts Brexit as 'one of the saddest moments' of the 21st century and says he is ‘furious’ about it in bizarre rant against the referendum

EU chief blasts Brexit as 'one of the saddest moments' of the 21st century and says he is ‘furious’ about it in bizarre rant against the referendum

European Council President Donald Tusk has said our historic vote to leave could threaten peace on the island of Ireland, and complained it threatened how the EU works. Speaking in Dublin on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement he…

Labour supporters use 'Israeli bombing in Syria' to mock anti-semitism row and defend ‘smears’ against their leader

Labour supporters use 'Israeli bombing in Syria' to mock anti-semitism row and defend ‘smears’ against their leader

Syria and its ally Russia blamed Israel for carrying out the attack, which state TV claimed killed a number of Syrian troops and left at least 30 injured. The strike comes after horrendous chemical attacks left 70 men, women and children dead and…

Championship results: Hull secure three points against QPR while Bristol suffer defeat to Millwall

Championship results: Hull secure three points against QPR while Bristol suffer defeat to Millwall

Harry Wilson opened the scoring shortly before half-time, his audacious lob left Alex Smithies helpless. Abel Hernandez then doubled the hosts' lead when his curling strike struck the bar and bounced over the line after deflecting off a dejected Smithies. Wilson then…

Israel is 'a steaming pile of sewage', anti-Semitism is a 'smear' against Jeremy Corbyn and gay cops are 'bastards' – the vile views of far-left Jewish group the Labour leader met last night exposed

Israel is 'a steaming pile of sewage', anti-Semitism is a 'smear' against Jeremy Corbyn and gay cops are 'bastards' – the vile views of far-left Jewish group the Labour leader met last night exposed

Last night the Labour boss sparked fury by marking the Jewish Passover festival with a radical group who had previously dismissed the anti-Semitism storm as "cynical manipulation". The Labour chief attended a meeting of radical organisation Jewdas, which has criticised mainstream Jewish organisations for…