July 19, 2019

Swim star divorces parents over love for US olympic champion

A talented teen swimmer has won a legal battle after his parents tried to block his dream of representing New Zealand at the London Olympics. Justin Wright, 17, is in a relationship with United States Olympic champion Rhiannon (Rhi) Jeffrey, 24, after they met at the West Auckland Aquatic Club. … [Read more...]

Greek general strike puts pressure on parliament

As the Greek parliament debates prior to a key vote on new austerity measures, Unions in Greece have staged a 48 hour general strike to protest the European/IMF bailout conditions. Large crowds of protesters are gathering on the streets, with public transport in Athens grinding to a halt. On … [Read more...]