Southern Europe

Australia’s truffle hunting fuels a hidden tourism boom

“Food, glorious food …” Oliver Twist and his famished orphan chums were right to deify the act of eating. And given the nation’s reverence for … Read more

WHO warns coronavirus pandemic is getting worse amid scary new record

The number of daily coronavirus cases has surged past 160,000 every day in the past week – a new record. The World Health Organisation warns … Read more

Football news, Barcelona, LaLiga, transfers, Antoine Griezmann, rumours, gossip, latest

As Barcelona watched Real Madrid pull clear of them at the top of LaLiga this week, the words of head coach Quique Setien rang loud … Read more

Death threats targeting tennis World No. 1 Novak Djokovic after COVID-19 outbreak among players

The backlash to tennis World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s part in the Adria Tour debacle has turned sinister with ugly messages painted on walls in … Read more

Daniel Ricciardo reacts to ‘insane’ F1 proposal

Daniel Ricciardo says it would be “insane” to race around Mugello if a second grand prix in Italy is added to this year’s revised F1 … Read more

Aldi ‘dupe’ of Golden Gaytime goes viral in TikTok video

A TikTok video detailing Aldi’s best desserts has gone viral – and it includes a dupe for Golden Gaytime ice cream. Sydney foodie @mernasfoodfomo has … Read more

EPL, Premier League 2020, transfer news: Leroy Sane leaves Manchester City for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have agreed a fee of £54.8m (A$98.4m) with Manchester City for Leroy Sane, with the German set to sign a five-year deal at … Read more

F1 2020, Austrian Grand Prix: Red Bull to challenge Mercedes with Honda upgrade, Daniel Ricciardo

Mercedes is set to face its strongest challenge of the hybrid era this year as Red Bull hopes to quietly mount a genuine contender for … Read more

Australia makes European Union’s list of ‘safe’ countries, United States left off

The European Union has announced it will reopen its borders to travellers from 14 countries, including Australia, but most Americans have been refused entry for … Read more

Sweden’s ‘herd immunity’ approach to COVID-19

When most of Europe was in government-enforced lockdown, Sweden did things differently. None of the mandatory lockdowns, police patrolling the streets, or fines for being … Read more