Just briefly…

The Australian Olyroos have failed to qualify for Rio 2016 after they only managed a draw against Jordan in Doha, Qatar, and there-fore failed to move into the knockout stage of the Asian Under-23 Championships which doubled as an Olympic qualifying competition.

Iran has banned the word “wine” and the names of “foreign animals” and dignitaries from books published there in an attempt to what they called a “cultural onslaught” by the West.

More than 1,200 residents were evacuated after the Mount Egon volcano on Flores Island, Indonesia erupted.

The expected big drop in fuel prices have begun with prices at service stations in Adelaide and Sydney falling below the $1 mark.

A sixty year old woman in Italy was concerned with the recent spate of sex crimes so she decided to wear a chastity belt. Unfortunately she lost the key and needed to rely on the fire brigade to help here out of the mess.

It appears that American Pie legend, Don McLean has been arrested in Maine on domestic violence charges.

A former Auschwitz concentration camp medic, Hubert Zafke will go on trial for at least 3,681 counts of accessory to murder. He was only stationed there for a month in 1944 but during that month, 14 trains of prisoners arrived at Auschwitz. Many of these people were ultimately killed including diarist, Anne Frank.

A video game designed in Pakistan featuring a Taliban school massacre has been taken off the market amidst social media uproar.

A neighbour of Karen Chetcuti has been charged with her murder after her body was found near Lake Buffalo.

Sixty people were rescued from the sea after they were forced to jump from a tour boat that caught fire off New Zealand’s coast. Fortunately only three were taken to hospital after picking up minor injuries.

MPs will debate whether to ban Donald Trump from entering the United Kingdom.

David Bowie’s 27th album, Blackstar has rocketed up the charts.

The Queensland Government is moving to clear convicted men of crimes committed under the state’s homosexuality laws.

Spear wounds found on a woolly mammoth carcass in Siberia indicates humans were in the Arctic region more than 45,000 years ago. That is thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

Every time I lose weight, I find it again in the refrigerator.”