Three states, one dream day for Seona Thompson

Three states, one dream day for Seona Thompson

If some days are diamonds and some days are rocks, then last Friday was very much the shiny variety for Seona Thompson. In the afternoon, her promising young pup Black Opium bewildered his rivals in a 13-length win of a feature maiden…

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

Seattle: Seventeen US states have sued over the federal government's controversial policy of separating undocumented children from parents, intensifying an ongoing legal fight just hours after President Donald Trump scored a major victory on his travel ban. A complaint calling the policy unconstitutional…

States back in charge of concussion calls

States back in charge of concussion calls

The states have regained sole responsibility for dragging players from the field for concussion tests in this year's State of Origin series after the NRL removed the power for an independent spotter to order team doctors to take them off. Only a…

Super Rugby would be crazy to ignore United States

Super Rugby would be crazy to ignore United States

Southern Hemisphere rugby needs to jump on the United States before their northern rivals do. Mighty America seems to be the sport's holy grail right now and who can find the winning formula first will benefit from the riches that come from…

Government report states immigration into UK has increased house prices by £11,000 in past 25 years

Government report states immigration into UK has increased house prices by £11,000 in past 25 years

The Tory sparked uproar with the claim last weekend but the Government yesterday published the calculations which appeared to back up his claim. Critics dismissed them as “worse than back of an envelope” sums. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government…

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

Patty DiRenzo gives a kiss to her son, Salvatore Marchese’s grave, July 16, 2012, in Blackwood, New Jersey. DiRenzo’s son died of a drug overdose on September 23, 2010. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson The US is getting healthier overall, but in 21 states…