May 7, 2019

A teenage rebel without a cause

Finegan Kruckemeyer's latest young protagonist for the stage has a considerable axe to grind but we never learn why.
May 7, 2019

The Brodsky Quartet, with a new violinist, at the top of its game

The renowned British chamber ensemble welcomed Gina McCormack on first violin, and she slotted in perfectly.
May 7, 2019

Tireless pair make jazz brilliance look easy

James Morrison and American vocalist Kurt Elling began their Australian tour this week.
May 6, 2019

Two men die in wall collapse horror on Scottish farm

TWO men have been killed after a wall collapsed during building work at a farm.
May 6, 2019

Hollywood superstar: Hugh’s that having a deep-fried pizza in Scottish chippy?

IT’S not every day that a Hollywood superstar pops into your local takeaway, so you can understand why Hugh Jackman’s visit caused such a storm.
May 6, 2019

New Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer reveals what happens after Endgame

Fans disappointed they didn't get an end-credits scene in the blockbuster Avengers: Endgame only had to wait about a week and a half for something better
May 6, 2019

Tennis – Defending champion Kvitova reaches Madrid third round

Three-time champion Petra Kvitova defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.
May 6, 2019

Snooker – Trump thumps Higgins wins first world snooker title

Judd Trump won his first world snooker championship with a comprehensive 18-9 win over John Higgins who was beaten in the final for the third year in a row on Monday.
May 6, 2019

Horse racing – Maximum Security owner to appeal Kentucky Derby DQ, skip Preakness

The owner of Maximum Security, the horse that finished first in the Kentucky Derby but later disqualified for interference, said on Monday he would file an appeal with the state racing commission and not run the bay colt in the Preakness Stakes.
May 6, 2019

Q&A: Bill Shorten utters the most powerful and personal sentence of the campaign

There are rare campaign moments that hit a particular, genuine spot. Did Bill Shorten - summoning the life story of his mother - have one of them on Monday night?
May 6, 2019

Liverpool prepared me for elite level, says Barcelona’s Suarez

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez thanked former club Liverpool for raising the standard of his game during a three-and-a-half-year spell at Merseyside, but the Uruguayan is focused on knocking them out of the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday.
May 6, 2019

Cup runneth over: Eagle-eyed Game of Thrones fans spot massive blooper

Vanquishing an undead army? Easy. Digitally removing a coffee cup from a scene? Now that's hard.