Pogba, Giroud set to face Socceroos

Pogba, Giroud set to face Socceroos

Manchester United's Paul Pogba is almost certain to start France's World Cup opener against Australia, boss Didier Deschamps has confirmed. The midfielder's inconsistent season at Old Trafford has not broken Deschamps' faith, while Olivier Giroud is set to be available on Saturday…

Saviours of the Savannah: The dangers anti-poaching rangers face

Saviours of the Savannah: The dangers anti-poaching rangers face

Saviours of the Savannah: Anti-poaching rangers reveal dangers they face as they try to protect Africa’s magnificent wild beasts Haunting images captured by Brit photographer Gary Roberts for his new book ‘Voices from the Savannah’ The book has been applauded by top…

BGT's Declan Donnelly tells David Walliams 'I'm going to smash your face in' before smacking him on the BUM after comic chucks confetti at him

BGT's Declan Donnelly tells David Walliams 'I'm going to smash your face in' before smacking him on the BUM after comic chucks confetti at him

The pair got into a jokey row when mischievous David wound Dec up as he was trying to interview the judges about the last semi-final of Britain's Got Talent. Dec snapped: "Will you stop it?" before adding, "I'm going to smash your…

Canberra's 3×3 basketball stars ready to face the world's best

Canberra's 3×3 basketball stars ready to face the world's best

Reece Kaye wasn't even sure where Mongolia was until he checked a map, laughing Canberra's three-on-three basketball team have stumbled their way towards an international showdown. The quartet will take part in the Ulaanbaatar leg of the FIBA three-on-three challenger series in Mongolia…

Denmark bans the wearing of face veils in public

Denmark bans the wearing of face veils in public

Copenhagen: Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women. Parliament voted on Thursday for the law proposed by the centre-right government…

Tomic and Kyrgios to face off in first round of French Open

Tomic and Kyrgios to face off in first round of French Open

Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios will clash for the first time in a French Open first-round show-stopper in Paris. Tomic boosted Australia's contingent to a dozen singles hopefuls with a gallant qualifying effort at Roland Garros before being pitted against his former…

15 Wrestlers Daniel Bryan Needs To Face On His Comeback Trail

15 Wrestlers Daniel Bryan Needs To Face On His Comeback Trail

After four long years of hoping and wishing for the seemingly impossible, Daniel Bryan was medically cleared for a return to a WWE wrestling ring. The big night finally came at WrestleMania 34, when he teamed with Shane McMahon to defeat recent…

Manchester bombing terrorist Salman Abedi’s brother accused of helping carry out atrocity could refuse to face trial in UK

Manchester bombing terrorist Salman Abedi’s brother accused of helping carry out atrocity could refuse to face trial in UK

Hashem Abedi, 21, is said to have played a "key role" in the bomb blast a year ago today that killed 22 people including seven children. He allegedly helped brother Salman, 22, buy materials for the explosive that he detonated at the…

Shrooms could help people with depression recognize a friendly face

Shrooms could help people with depression recognize a friendly face

‘Magic mushrooms’ could help people battling depression recognize a friendly face: Study shows psilocybin boosts patients’ ability to process emotional expressions Research has found psilocybin-based treatment, the primary substance in ‘magic mushrooms’, can improve emotional processing in depressed patients Drug changes mood, sensory…

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, creates new danger

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, creates new danger

Kilauea volcano poses new danger for Hawaii residents as river of lava runs into ocean and forms toxic cloud of GLASS particles and hydrochloric ACID The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become even more hazardous The lava sent rivers of molten rock…

Hawkins could face penalty for touching umpire

Hawkins could face penalty for touching umpire

Geelong's key forward Tom Hawkins could face a sanction from the AFL's match review officer after he made contact with an umpire during the second quarter of Friday night's game against Greater Western Sydney. The 29-year-old put his hand out as umpire…

Hilarious moment reveller falls flat on her face after trying to walk down train platform using two giant cones

Hilarious moment reveller falls flat on her face after trying to walk down train platform using two giant cones

A video circulating online shows a ‘daredevil’ slide her legs into a pair of cones before attempting to saunter down a train platform. Despite being helped along by a pal, the woman – dressed in white jeans, black top and lei –…

Gardeners face an invasion of toxic caterpillars and superslugs

Gardeners face an invasion of toxic caterpillars and superslugs

Gardeners face a devastating double invasion of toxic caterpillars and superslugs in Britain Caterpillars of the oak processionary moth can cause asthma attacks and fever People are advised not to touch the caterpillars which can also cause vomiting The Spanish slug can…

'Superman' Shaun Fensom back to face the Raiders

'Superman' Shaun Fensom back to face the Raiders

He was once the Canberra Raiders' Man of Steel, so it's fitting Shaun Fensom will make his NRL return from a broken leg against his old teammates. After just one Queensland Cup game, the North Queensland Cowboys forward returns to the bench for…

Joel Embiid wears incredible face-mask and goggles to make his NBA Playoffs debut… and everyone's making the same joke

Joel Embiid wears incredible face-mask and goggles to make his NBA Playoffs debut… and everyone's making the same joke

The Philadelphia 76ers centre, 24, returned from injury for Game 3 of the first-round clash against Miami Heat – with the scores tied at 1-1 – and starred in the big win. NBA All-Star Embiid suffered a broken eye socket last month…

Horrifying moment thug squirts acid over model Resham Khan's face through car window in 21st birthday attack

Horrifying moment thug squirts acid over model Resham Khan's face through car window in 21st birthday attack

Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar, 37, suffered severe burns and suicidal thoughts after the vicious attack in East London last June. Attacker John Tomlin is currently awaiting sentencing at Snaresbrook Crown Court after he pleaded guilty in October to two counts of causing grievous…

Joel Embiid wears incredible face-mask and goggles to make his NBA Playoffs debut… and everyone's making the same joke

Joel Embiid wears incredible face-mask and goggles to make his NBA Playoffs debut… and everyone's making the same joke

The Philadelphia 76ers centre, 24, returned from injury for Game 3 of the first-round clash against Miami Heat – with the scores tied at 1-1 – and starred in the big win. NBA All-Star Embiid suffered a broken eye socket last month…