Trump picks hostage negotiator O’Brien as new national security adviser

Robert O’Brien will be the fourth person to hold the post in Donald Trump’s administration, and replaces hardliner John Bolton who was fired abruptly last week after clashing with the President on a host of issues.

         September 18, 2019 at 11:29PM

The Vatican institution investigating George Pell began life as the Roman Inquisition

The Vatican institution conducting its own investigation into George Pell was founded in 1542 under a different name: the Sacred Roman and Universal Inquisition.

         September 18, 2019 at 09:01PM

Pro #ISIS Cyber Group Resurfaces on Instagram, Threatens Upcoming Attacks

‘A den of thieves’: Melbourne’s paedophile ‘safe’ house

A child abuse survivor says the priest who assaulted him did so in the ‘welcoming’ home of another clergyman. His claim comes amid new allegations that paedophiles acted in concert within the Catholic church.

         September 18, 2019 at 10:48PM

How a frozen meringue helped crack a food contamination crisis

When people started getting sick from a particularly potent strain of salmonella last year, a team of experts rushed to try to trace the source of the outbreak.

         September 18, 2019 at 10:45PM

A DUP spokesman says DUP leader Arlene Foster has met Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss options on the Irish backstop

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Curious Gippsland: Is there really buried treasure in Gippsland?

For more than 140 years, the tale of Martin Weiberg has intrigued historians and Gippslanders. Did the Norwegian really bury stolen treasure near Inverloch?

         September 18, 2019 at 10:31PM