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Sydney floods aftermath: 'Everybody is traumatised'

More than eight months of rain have fallen in the Sydney area over four days, turning roads into rivers. READ MORE

Tour de France 2022: Wout van Aert claims victory on stage four

Wout van Aert's sensational break away from the pack in the final 10km allowed him to claim his maiden victory at this year's Tour de France on stage four. READ MORE

New Israel PM Lapid urges Macron to revisit Iran deal proposal on Paris trip

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday urged French President Emmanuel Macron to revisit a 2018 proposal for a new Iran deal, saying the current diplomatic stalemate threatened a Middle East arms race. READ MORE

Premier League player questioned over two more rapes against a different woman

A Premier League and international player arrested in north London on Monday on suspicion of rape has been questioned over two further rape allegations against a different woman. READ MORE

Scottish Open: LIV Golf players branded 'hypocrites and liars' by Billy Horschel

Ian Poulter claims he does not expect a hostile reception at this week's Scottish Open but American Billy Horschel launches a scathing attack on LIV Golf's rebels. READ MORE

Wimbledon quarterfinalist Nick Kyrgios charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Australian media reports

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios is due to face court next month in the Australian capital of Canberra after allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend late last year, according to Australian news reports. READ MORE

Eco activists target 500-year-old painting

The protesters glued themselves onto the frame of a copy of Da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ to demonstrate against fossil fuels Five protesters glued their hands onto the frame of a 500-year-old reproduction of Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ in London on Tuesday, in what they called “an act of civil resistance” against fossil… READ MORE

UK mulls crackdown on social media

London wants websites to “proactively” tackle would-be disinformation from states such as Russia London has proposed new legislation that would require social media to “proactively” tackle “disinformation” that allegedly pours into the UK from foreign states such as Russia and harms the nation, the government said on Tuesday. Platforms failing to do so will be… READ MORE

McGregor makes Khabib whiskey jibe after Hall of Fame induction

The Irishman used the occasion to take a shot at his former UFC foe Notorious Irishman Conor McGregor has fired an alcohol-themed social media shot at former rival Khabib Nurmagomedov after the Russian former lightweight champion was inducted into the UFC’s Hall of Fame. Khabib was honored for his undefeated career at a ceremony at… READ MORE

Energy crunch pushing European gas prices higher

A strike in Norway is adding to the Russian supply crisis Natural gas prices in Europe rose to the highest level in almost four months on Tuesday as the continent’s energy crisis intensifies. Benchmark futures tied to TTF, the European wholesale gas price, jumped 8% to over $1,800 per thousand cubic meters or €175 per… READ MORE

Moscow snubs UK embassy

A previously unnamed square in front of the British mission has been named after the Lugansk People’s Republic British diplomats stationed in Moscow will now come to work at the UK embassy through a square named after the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR). Mayor Sergey Sobyanin’s office confirmed the move on Tuesday. The UK has been… READ MORE

Passenger jet flies for 14 hours with huge hole

The pilots of the Airbus A380 passenger jet flying from Dubai to Brisbane only noticed the damage once they landed The pilots and passengers of an Emirates flight from Dubai to Brisbane, Australia were surprised to find that they made the 14-hour journey with a massive hole in the side of the Airbus A380 they… READ MORE