The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance – but the drug’s inventor told them that would be dangerous

The Sackler family, whose company, Purdue Pharma, stands accused of fueling the opioid epidemic allegedly wanted to sell OxyContin without any warnings or regulations in foreign countries, new court documents suggest.  But Oxycontin’s inventor allegedly warned them that doing so would be extremely dangerous, flying in the face of the family’s continued denials that they […]

Did Adam Liaw just diss MasterChef? 2010 series winner gives cryptic response when discussing TV ratings for the blockbuster cooking show

In 2010, 5.74 million people tuned in to see Adam Liaw win MasterChef, making it the most-watched non-sporting event in Australian TV history at the time. And the 40-year-old says he doesn’t think future seasons of the blockbuster cooking show can compete with those astronomical ratings.  In an interview with The Weekend Australian Magazine on Saturday, the […]

Pregnant Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson attend sister Ashlee’s concert in LA… after she tries ‘cupping’ for her extremely swollen feet

She told her Instagram fans on Friday how cupping has helped her find relief from her extremely swollen feet due to the pregnancy.  And following her post, Jessica Simpson, 38, was pictured enjoying a night out with husband Eric Johnson,39, as they watched her sister Ashlee and brother-in-law Evan Ross perform at The Roxy in LA. The […]

Brrrritain is braced for chilly weekend: Gritters on standby as bitter Arctic winds bring snow and ice in parts of UK after overnight lows of -4C

Temperatures across Britain are set to plunge as a result of a weaker than normal jet stream which will allow in colder polar air, bringing with it snow and ice.  The Met Office’s long range forecasters believe freezing temperatures could hit most areas towards the end of the month, bringing with it rain, snow and ice.  […]

Jason Van Dyke gets nearly 7 years in shooting death of Laquan McDonald

A former Chicago police officer was sentenced to more than six years in prison on Friday for the shooting death of teenager Laquan McDonald. Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced Jason Van Dyke to 6 years and 9 months in prison for the 2014 killing. Van Dyke, who is white, was convicted in October of second-degree murder and 16 […]

Milos Raonic flying the flag for Canada at the Australian Open after securing last-16 spot with win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Milos Raonic is the only Canadian left standing as he eased to a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the sixth time. It came after Raonic had two tough opening matches with Nick Kyrgios and 2014 champion Stan Warwinka. Raonic swept to 3-0 and 5-1 leads […]

Northampton Saints produce biggest European win as they thrash Romanian minnows Timisoara 111-3 and score 17 TRIES to progress in Challenge Cup

It is one of the longest away trips in European rugby this season, but Timisoara Saracens’ 1,336-mile journey to Northampton will have felt nowhere near as long as their time on the Franklin’s Gardens pitch. On Friday night the Romanian minnows were obliterated 111-3 by the Saints as the Premiership side racked up 17 tries […]

Barcelona doubtful on Frenkie de Jong deal after ‘meeting starlet and his agent’ in Amsterdam with player setting sights on PSG move

Barcelona have been left doubtful in their approach for Ajax wonderkid Frenkie de Jong, after meeting with the player and his representatives in Amsterdam. A delegation of Barca chiefs headed to the Dutch capital last week in order to meet with European football’s hottest prospect and persuade him his future lies at the Nou Camp, […]

Trent Alexander-Arnold ‘ecstatic and proud’ at new Liverpool contract as he signs new long term deal with boyhood club

Trent Alexander-Arnold has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool.  The 20-year-old is the jewel in the crown of Liverpool’s academy having graduated from the set-up to become a mainstay in Jurgen Klopp’s side, with the manager even calling on fans to make a song for the homegrown hero.   ‘Liverpool supporters love Trent as ‘one of […]

Saina Nehwal Loses To Carolina Marin In Malaysia Masters Semifinal

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a 16-21, 13-21 defeat to Carolina Marin of Spain in the semifinal of the Malaysia Masters 2019. Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Malaysia Masters 2019 after losing 16-21, 13-21 to Carolina Marin of Spain in the women’s singles semifinals at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday. The Indian shuttler was dominated […]