August 12, 2019

Immersive labyrinth of Victorian gothic a sure hit

A Midnight Visit arrives in Melbourne after a hit Sydney run. As an homage to Poe, you couldn't ask for anything more.
August 12, 2019

Snow Patrol review: Unavoidable rockers are becoming unmissable

Acoustic versions of world-swallowing hits like Chasing Cars emphasised their frontman's gift for communication.
August 12, 2019

‘night Mother a dark, stark portrait of hopelessness

Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer prize for drama, Marsha Norman’s ’night Mother was written at perhaps the last cultural moment when suicide could be presented so starkly.
August 12, 2019

Balance and nuance from piano virtuoso

Kirill Gerstein’s recital wove together themes of heroism, martyrdom and memorial arising, from moments of social tumult.
August 12, 2019

Impassioned refugee tale wins national biography prize

Manus inmate Behrouz Boochani used WhatsApp to accept his fourth literary award for a book he wrote via a series of text messages.
August 11, 2019

Neymar not missed as PSG breeze to 3-0 win over Nimes

Paris St Germain's star-studded attack brushed off the absence of Neymar as Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe and substitute Angel Di Maria all got on the scoresheet in a comfortable 3-0 home win over Nimes in their Ligue 1 opener on Sunday.
August 11, 2019

Tearful Serena retires injured in Toronto final

Serena Williams' first U.S. Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury while trailing Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu 3-1 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday.
August 11, 2019

Podium no place for protests, says U.S. gold medallist

The Pan Am Games medal podium is no place for politics, United States softball gold medallist Monica Abbott said on Sunday after two of her team mates used award ceremonies to stage protests.
August 11, 2019

Rebic hat-trick sends Frankfurt into German Cup second round

Eintracht Frankfurt's Croatian striker Ante Rebic scored a 12-minute hat-trick late in the second half as they came from two goals down to beat Waldhof Mannheim 5-3 on Sunday and move into the German Cup second round.
August 11, 2019

Rashford grabs brace as United put four past Lampard’s Chelsea

Marcus Rashford struck twice as Manchester United opened their Premier League account with a resounding 4-0 victory over Frank Lampard's Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.
August 11, 2019

Solskjaer praises Pogba after opening United triumph

After a close season in which he said he wanted to leave the club but ended up staying at Old Trafford, all eyes were on Paul Pogba as Manchester United began their Premier League campaign on Sunday.
August 11, 2019

Chelsea’s Lampard receives ‘reality check’ from United

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard's Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a 'reality check'.