Entries by Matt McDonald

Surf legend Sunny Garcia fighting for life in hospital

Former world surfing champ Sunny Garcia is in a critical condition in a US Hospital. The World Surf League confirmed on Tuesday that Garcia was currently in ICU. It’s understood the 49-year-old was found unconscious at his home in Oregon before being rushed to hospital. Exact circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. In a statement, […]

Man charged over alleged bomb threat on international flight

A New South Wales man has been charged with allegedly making a hoax bomb threat towards an international flight. The Newcastle man is accused of calling Mumbai International Airport on 26 March, 2019 to report that a bomb was on a flight travelling from Mumbai to Singapore. Singapore’s Air Force was deployed following the threat […]

Man charged over $34 million cocaine bust

A man has been charged with allegedly importing 68kgs of cocaine into Australia from South Africa. The drugs were discovered inside a consignment that had arrived in Sydney earlier this month. Australian Border Force officers deconstructed the consignment where the drugs were later located. It’s estimated the cocaine has a street value of $34 million. […]