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31 October 2017 9:04 PM ‘If anybody with an Irish accent knocks on your door, ask them to leave’: Fury over MP’s ‘racist’ slur

AN AUSTRALIAN MP has issued an apology after her remarks about people with Irish accents offended a whole country. Speaking at the launch of a campaign against dodgy workmen, Victorian Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz warned people: “If anybody knocks on your door that has an Irish accent, automatically ask them to leave.” She said the scam artists 15

30 October 2017 4:35 AM Hit 92.9 announces new breakfast show line-up

Hit 92.9 has announced its new breakfast show line-up to replace outgoing presenters Will McMahon and Woody Whitelaw. Heidi Anderson will be joined by former West Coast Eagle Xavier Ellis and radio presenter Ryan Jon. Ellis had been making unofficial appearances on the Heidi, Will and Woody breakfast show since earlier in the year while Jon, a Bunbury 22

29 October 2017 1:59 AM How much you’ll pay if you have a damaged iPhone X screen

IF you’re getting an iPhone X — don’t drop it. Apple has revealed how much it will cost to repair the phone if the screen is damaged and it’s not cheap. Apple has revealed how much it will cost to repair the phone if the screen is damaged. In Australia, an iPhone X will cost $418.95 to just repair the screen without AppleCare+. That is almost twice as expensive 70

28 October 2017 10:53 AM NBL: Melbourne United lose third-straight game as half court heave bounces out

For Melbourne United it was a case of so close but so far as they fell to a third-straight loss on Saturday night. Melbourne paid dearly for a poor first half against Brisbane Bullets and again showed their team play has plenty of improvement to come in an 87-85 loss. But the visitors almost stole the game, cutting the lead down to two points with 29 seconds 13 1

28 October 2017 2:02 AM ‘I let the media throw in all the punches’: Salim’s threat to sue for $103 million

HE drew headlines with Australia’s most hotly-debated wedding. Now Salim’s sick of the headlines, and says he’s plotting Australia’s biggest defamation case. The plan to outdo Rebel Wilson — who recently won Australia’s biggest defamation payout of $4.5 million over media giant Bauer — was outlined in a letter to a journalist sent today, Fairfax Media 28

27 October 2017 9:48 AM JFK files: Here's what we have learned from the previously classified documents

Twenty-five years ago, the United States Congress ordered sealed files pertaining to the investigation into John Fitzgerald Kennedy's death should be fully opened to the public by October 26, 2017. But more than 300 files are still under wraps after the CIA and FBI requested they not be made public. In one of the documents, longtime FBI boss J Edgar 15

26 October 2017 3:11 PM Nintendo Download: 26th October (Europe)

Super Mario Odyssey! The Mummy Demastered! Halloween Sales! Much more! Another Nintendo Download Update is live in Europe, and it's a big one. In addition to Mario's notable arrival on Switch we have a whole lot of other tempting options, along with the usual DLC add-ons and discounts. Let's get to it! Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99) - A huge release 20

25 October 2017 5:17 PM Call of Duty WW2 World League 2018 Season Reveal livestream

Stay tuned for some big reveals and what promises to be an explosive new season of competitive Call of Duty. The Call of Duty World League has announced a live stream that will reveal details about a Call of Duty: World War II's 2018 CWL season. Call of Duty: World War II is due to release in early November, and as of the release of the new title the Call of Duty World 70

24 October 2017 6:12 AM Gold Coast and Port Adelaide return to China in 2018 for AFL match

Gold Coast and Port Adelaide will return to Shanghai in May to play a game for premiership points in China in 2018. The round nine clash will be played in the afternoon on May 19 at Adelaide Arena at Jiangwan Stadium, with the South Australian government buying naming rights for the game. Port Adelaide thrashed the Suns by 72 points in round eight last season 29

21 October 2017 1:00 AM Families pay tribute to six victims of trawler tragedy

The loved ones of six men presumed dead in a trawler sinking off Queensland have made heartfelt tributes, as authorities prepare to recover the vessel. Skipper Ben Leahy, 45, and crew members Adam Hoffman, 30, Eli Tonks, 39, Adam Bidner, 33, Chris Sammut, 34, and Zach Feeney, 28, are believed to have died when their boat capsized and sank off the town of 1770 on Monday 43