Pope’s advisor George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual abuse charges

“I am looking forward finally to having my day in court. I repeat that I am innocent of these charges. They are false,” says a defiant Cardinal George Pell from the Vatican after being ordered to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

Estoril: Portugal’s happy hunting ground for Aussie spies and inspiration for James Bond

The most snobbish, secretive and cinematic riviera in Europe is in Portugal, reckons JOHN BURKE. It’s lured everyone from deposed kings and queens to 007, and is definitely worth an investigation.

Catch the legendary Joe Camilleri and his Black Sorrows in London this Friday

Get up close and personal with one of Australia’s most beloved bands The Black Sorrows at Nell’s Jazz and Blues, for one night only.