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…

Bulldog Bontempelli set to re-sign ‘sooner rather than later’

Bulldog Bontempelli set to re-sign ‘sooner rather than later’

Western Bulldogs star Marcus Bontempelli says he expects to sign a new contract "sooner rather than later". Bontempelli is contracted until the end of 2019 but discussions are progressing between his management and the club. The champion utility could opt to sign…

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…

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…

Male critics are harsher than women on female-led films

Male critics are harsher than women on female-led films

Director Kathryn Bigelow: A notable exception in the study of gender bias towards female-led films and directors. There are more than double the number of male film critics than female critics, and that, according to a new study, has a demonstrable impact…

Hodgson's Raiders return better than expected

Hodgson's Raiders return better than expected

Star Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson's return from a knee reconstruction has been even better than he expected. The English international slotted seamlessly back into the Raiders' NRL side despite only having knee surgery in December following the injury at last year's World Cup….

The 'Gurge do the Velvets, but the old stuff is better than the new stuff

The 'Gurge do the Velvets, but the old stuff is better than the new stuff

Regurgitator, Seja and Mindy Meng Wang playthe Velvet Underground & Nico,Melbourne Recital CentreFriday June 29★★★There were moments during this live regurgitation of the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico (the one with the banana) when you could almost imagine yourself in the…

Here's what your sexual fantasies say about your personality… and it turns out women like it rougher than men

Here's what your sexual fantasies say about your personality… and it turns out women like it rougher than men

That's according to a new book, Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Improve Your Sex Life. The book was written by social psychologist Justin Lehmiller, who quizzed more than 4000 people, aged between 18 to…

Less than one in 25 burglaries and street robberies are solved by cops amid spiralling crime rates, shock figures reveal

Less than one in 25 burglaries and street robberies are solved by cops amid spiralling crime rates, shock figures reveal

The number of suspects nabbed and punished for all crimes has more than halved over the last five years to just nine per cent. Metropolitan Police confirmed it solved less than four per cent of all domestic burglaries in the capital in…

Nathan Fyfe is better than before

Nathan Fyfe is better than before

To the naked eye, Fremantle superstar Nat Fyfe appears to be back to his Brownlow Medal-winning best in season 2018. But looks can be deceiving. In fact, the statistics suggest that Fyfe is actually playing the best football of his career –…

Paul Hollywood's girlfriend Summer Monteys-Fullam, 22, says she doesn't care about their 30 year age gap and is happier than ever

Paul Hollywood's girlfriend Summer Monteys-Fullam, 22, says she doesn't care about their 30 year age gap and is happier than ever

In her first interview since The Sun exclusively revealed they were together, Summer blasted critics of their 30 year age gap and said it didn’t bother her. After The Sun confirmed their romance, Paul, 52, took 22-year-old Summer on a romantic holiday…