More than 30,000 troops are dangerously overweight after tucking into three meals a day including full English and chips

More than 30,000 troops are dangerously overweight after tucking into three meals a day including full English and chips

One in five Army, Navy and RAF personnel have been told they are at risk of serious health problems such as heart disease and strokes. They are piling on the pounds by tucking into up to three cooked meals a day, often…

Is there more to Pumas Test than just winning for Wallabies?

Is there more to Pumas Test than just winning for Wallabies?

Buenos Aires: Matt Toomua says the Wallabies need to beat Argentina. Will Genia promises they will win. Dane Haylett-Petty says it’s a “trap” to focus purely on winning. The contrasting mindsets of senior Wallabies players paint a fascinating picture ahead of Saturday’s…

Trump should encourage a more conciliatory Palestinian leadership

Trump should encourage a more conciliatory Palestinian leadership

There have been important considerations missing from much discussion of the Trump administration’s recent moves regarding Israel and the Palestinians. For example, there is little comment about whether the behaviour of the Palestinian leadership in any way warrants Trump’s seemingly harder line,…

Inside Running: More Dee-light in Sydney?

Inside Running: More Dee-light in Sydney?

The MCG doesn't have to be the focus of attention on Saturday afternoon: Randwick in Sydney offers a fantastic card of high-quality racing, while Mornington stages a lower-key meeting but with one race that could well still throw up plenty of Melbourne…

Kate Garraway drops MORE hints she's heading to the I'm A Celebrity jungle as Susanna Reid quizzes her live on GMB

Kate Garraway drops MORE hints she's heading to the I'm A Celebrity jungle as Susanna Reid quizzes her live on GMB

The Sun previously revealed the 51-year-old star was in talks to head Down Under for a stint in the Australian jungle when the reality TV show returns in November. Kate refused to squash speculation on GMB, when Lorraine Kelly appeared via video link…

Will ruling send more Victorian horses north?

Will ruling send more Victorian horses north?

Could more Victorian-trained fillies and mares be heading across the border to race in NSW this spring rather than chase the rich prizes in their home state? Some fear it's possible after Racing Victoria warned trainers off using products containing the compound…

Indonesia sinks more than 100 foreign illegal fishing vessels

Indonesia sinks more than 100 foreign illegal fishing vessels

Jakarta: Indonesia has sunk 125 mostly foreign vessels involved in illegal fishing as it ramps up efforts to exert greater control over its vast maritime territory, an official said on Wednesday. The sinkings at 11 locations across Indonesia were carried out simultaneously on…

Allan Jeans’ mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on

Allan Jeans’ mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on

Coaching great Allan Jeans’ sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness, according to then-Tigers chief executive Cameron Schwab. Four-time premiership coach Jeans spent just one year at Punt Road, coaching Richmond to…

Short Cuts: more film festival fare for you to check out

Short Cuts: more film festival fare for you to check out

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL miff.com.au. Until Sunday, August 19. AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL (230 minutes; Saturday, August 18): "Life just won't get better," a school principal casually tells a teenage student in this titanic neo-realist drama, which is set in a smoggy…

Ben Howard review: More than your typical sensitive white man

Ben Howard review: More than your typical sensitive white man

Ben Howard ★★★★ Sydney Opera House, July 26 Ben Howard at the Sydney Opera House. In 2011 and 2014, when UK singer-songwriter Ben Howard's first two albums came out, hunger still rumbled for the guitar-led musings of sensitive white men born with…

Where are EastEnders' missing Carters now? Here's what happened next for Maddy Hill, Sam Strike, Danny-Boy Hatchard and more

Where are EastEnders' missing Carters now? Here's what happened next for Maddy Hill, Sam Strike, Danny-Boy Hatchard and more

High fives all round! The Carter clan are back in the thick of the action in EastEnders and we couldn’t be happier. After nearly two years without a decent storyline, this lot are back where they belong – in the centre of…