Lewis Hamilton inches from tragedy as Max Verstappen's car LANDS on him in terrifying Italian GP crash

TITLE CONTENDERS Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen CRASHED out of the Italian Grand Prix after a spectacular crash at Monza. Both drivers are believed to be OK after the incident, with Hamilton appearing to avoid serious injury thanks to his car's Halo. Hamilton was leading the race when Verstappen in

Thief who stole Viagra from a pharmacy is 'not a hardened criminal'

Thief who stole Viagra from a pharmacy is ‘not a hardened criminal’, his own lawyer tells magistrates Stephen Cooper, 46, stole the erection-enhancing pills from Lloyds Pharmacy Offence took place eight days after police executed a drugs warrant at his home Cooper admitted possession of a class B drug and

Man from Snowy River ‘had to be Aboriginal’, says author

The man from Snowy River immortalised in Banjo Paterson’s famous poem has always been portrayed as a white man, but new claims in a book suggest he was based on events surrounding an Indigenous stockman. The poem written in 1890 tells the story of a horseback pursuit to recapture the

From the Archives, 1996: Thousands of guns crushed in wake of Port Arthur

First published in The Age on August 26, 1996 Thousands of guns go into crusher Thousands of surrendered guns, already rendered inoperable, were dismantled and crushed yesterday. Guns about to be destroyed as part of the 1996 buyback. Credit:Dean Sewell About 5500 guns were destroyed at a Simsmetal yard in

Macron distances France from Biden's response to Taliban

‘We cannot abandon them’: French president Emanuel Macron’s pointed remark to Joe Biden about Afghanistan that was REMOVED from official White House summary of their call The French readout of the call pointed at a recent alienation of the French government from Biden’s handling of the state of affairs in

Lion lured from safe park in Zimbabwe to be killed by US trophy hunter

How could this savagery roar back? Six years ago the slaughter of Cecil the lion by a US dentist horrified the world. Now, writes TOM LEONARD, this magnificent beast has been shot with a bow and arrow by another trophy hunter Mopane, 12, was lured out of Hwange National Park,

We test frozen pizzas from supermarkets including Tesco, Aldi and Lidl – and the winner is a surprise

HOT melted cheese, lashings of tomato sauce and a generous helping of toppings…it's easy to see why pizza is one of the nation's favourite dishes. They were one of the most in-demand freezer staples during the pandemic, according to the British Frozen Food Federation. Supermarkets reported selling 9.5% more pizzas

From the Archives, 1986: Mad Max death was justifiable homicide

First published in The Age on August 13, 1986 Mad Max death was justifiable homicide The death of Pavel Vasilof Marina, who shot and wounded six police before being killed by a police shotgun blast, was a case of justifiable homicide, the city coroner found yesterday. ‘Mad Max’ Pavel Marinof’s

DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.  The Grammy-nominated artist, whose name is Jonathan Kirk, had been scheduled as a closing act on the final night of the four-day music festival

De Blasio gets earful from Bronx business owners, street vendors

More On: the bronx At least three shot, one killed in latest NYC shootings: cops Bronx biz leaders jeer de Blasio over crime, quality of life ahead of borough tour One dead, three injured in separate shootings across NYC Man left with severe head trauma after dispute over minor car