Byron Bay Schoolies descends into chaos

Byron Bay’s Schoolies weekend has been derailed by a wave of destruction in truly chaotic scenes. James Weir recaps the carnage. Byron Bay’s Schoolies weekend was pummelled by a wave of destruction on Saturday night in chaotic scenes that couldn’t be blamed on vodka Red Bulls. After a breezy afternoon of sun, surf and sand, … Read more

City to ‘stand together’ at vigil for Ava White

L iverpool will “stand together” in memory of 12-year-old Ava White as a vigil is held in her memory. Ava was fatally stabbed in the city centre on Thursday November 25 after a Christmas lights switch-on. On Saturday, family, friends and others are expected to gather in Church Street, close to where the incident happened, … Read more

Eddie Mekka, Carmine On ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ Has Died At 69

UNITED STATES – JULY 01: LAVERNE & SHIRLEY – “You Ought To Be in Pictures” 1/14/80 Cindy Williams, Eddie Mekka, Penny Marshall (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images) (CNN) — Eddie Mekka, who found fame playing Carmine “The Big Ragoo” Ragusa, on the hit series “Laverne & Shirley,” died Saturday … Read more

Apprentice star Tom Allen shares heartbreak as his dad dies suddenly at home

Apprentice star Tom Allen has revealed he is in ‘total shock’ after the sudden death of his dad on Tuesday night. The comedian took to Instagram to share his tragic news as he told followers his 80-year-old dad suffered a heart attack at home. Tom has been open about his close bond with his parents, … Read more

What is the impact – and future – of Facebook and other digital technologies? | Houston Public Media

FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook’s developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook says it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. In a blog post, Friday, Sept. 28, the company says hackers exploited its “View As” feature, … Read more

Missing Canadian Aaron Tschritter Last Seen In Deep Ellum Came For Cowboys Game, Never Made It 

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The family of a man who traveled from Canada to see the Cowboys play on Thanksgiving is extremely concerned after the 29-year-old father, Aaron Tschritter never made it to the game. Aaron Tschritter (courtesy: handout via Facebook) READ MORE: Small Business Saturday Offers North Texans Another Day Of Deals And Steals … Read more

X Factor star dies aged 46 after grisly accident at job in manufacturing plant

Former X Factor star Thomas Wells has died aged 46 after an accident at his workplace. His wife Jessica broke the news of his death, revealing that he had died earlier this month while working at a tire manufacturing plant in Oklahoma. TMZ have reported that a part of his body had been caught in … Read more

The Metaverse is coming. Here’s what you need to know

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