Nervous wait as swollen rivers surge

THE flood risk for the Gold Coast will remain until at least the weekend as the sting in the tail of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie threatens to swamp Hinterland communities. But emergency experts are confident the city has “dodged a bullet again” with rising high tides during the next few days unlikely to ­create flooding around canal estates. Half a metre of rain has fallen on parts of the Gold Coast in two days with Upper Springbrook and Numinbah recording almost 600mm in the past 48 hours. media_cameraFlooded roads block access to the quarry at Oxenford. Picture: Glenn Hampson More than


Mauricio Pochettino rules out Barcelona job and says he could never take charge at the Nou Camp

forget it Tottenham boss Pochettino linked with taking charge at Barca but says like Arsenal it is a club he could never manage MAURICIO POCHETTINO has dismissed claims he could join Barcelona this summer and insisted he could never take charge at the Nou Camp. Pochettino has been linked with succeeding Luis Enrique as boss of the Spanish giants – and those rumours intensified when he was spotted talking to Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu in a restaurant last week. Rex Features Mauricio Pochettino says he will never manager Barcelona But the Tottenham boss says he simply cannot ever entertain


Freeze! New Dodge SRT Demon teaser promises serious cooling – Roadshow

For the last 12 weeks, Dodge has teased its Challenger SRT Demon, a car that’s set to unleash unparalleled drag-strip capability. This week’s teaser is all about playing it cool — literally. Put the Demon in Drag mode, and Dodge’s system will divert the interior air conditioning to chill the air coming into the engine. Dodge claims its “liquid-to-air charge air cooler chiller system” is the first for a production vehicle. When it comes to shoving air into an engine, it should be relatively cold. Cold air is denser, and the more air entering the engine, the more fuel you


Coast home cook to face ultimate test

A GOLD Coast home cook will step up to the hotplate as part of an all-new food series premiering on Monday. Each week The Chefs’ Line will focus on a different cuisine that drives Australia’s food culture, with novice cooks challenging an entire chefs’ line from some of the best restaurants across the country — and they’re leaving the drama in the kitchen where it belongs. The dishes will be judged by three of Australia’s hottest culinary stars; Mr Wong executive chef Dan Hong, renowned indigenous chef Mark Olive and leading food writer Melissa Leong. The Chef’s Line starts Monday


Gina Miller wants to halt EU law from being scrapped in Great Repeal Bill as she threatens to take Government to court AGAIN over Henry VIII powers

CHIEF WREXITEER STRIKES AGAIN Woman who tried to stop Theresa May from triggering Article 50 says she could take legal action once more CHIEF WREXITEER Gina Miller has threatened to take the Government to court AGAIN over the Great Repeal Bill. The Remain-backing campaigner wants to stop EU law from being scrapped and replaced with UK legislation if Theresa May uses Henry VIII powers to do it. EPA Gina Miller says she may take the Government to court again over Henry VIII powers It comes after David Davis confirmed the controlling European Court of Justice will have no role in Britain


‘Tetris Therapy’ Might Help Prevent PTSD, According To A New Study

Nintendo Over the last decade, psychologists have been fascinated with Tetris, and not just as a way to goof off at work. Tetris can, it turns out, so completely distract the mind that it can shut down food cravings and treat vision problems. Now it seems that playing Tetris might be a therapy to prevent much stronger, nastier psychological problems. Emily Holmes has been working on what she calls a “cognitive vaccine” for years. The theory is that by doing something that engages another part of your brain, and it appears only Tetris will do, painful flashbacks and other hallmarks


Trump vows to ‘fight’ fellow Republicans who oppose his agenda

President Donald Trump on Thursday took a remarkably bipartisan position: He vowed to “fight” both Democrats and Republicans who oppose his agenda. In a tweet posted Thursday morning, Trump demanded that House Republicans in the hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus “get on the team” to pass the GOP’s legislative efforts. The president also declared, “We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!” The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 30, 2017 The Freedom Caucus consists of between 30


Amy Shark makes awards finals

AMY Shark looks set to add another trophy to her growing collection after being named among the finalists for this year’s third annual Gold Coast Music Awards. A field of 47 finalists will vie for awards in seven categories at a special ceremony at Surfers Paradise Beach on April 27 as part of a new partnership with Surfers Paradise Alliance. Shark, whose Triple J hit Adore came in at No. 2 on this year’s Hottest 100 Countdown, will headline a free concert on the beachfront with fellow local favourites Hanlon Brothers, Aquila Young and Yes Sir Noceur as part of


How can I watch The Masters on Sky Sports, when does coverage start and do the TV restrictions apply in the UK?

TV TIMES Can Danny Willett shock the world again at Augusta and reclaim the green jacket, or can in-form Jordan Spieth claim his revenge? THE most prestigious and highly-anticipated golf tournament is nearly upon us. The Masters will start on Thursday, April 6, with the world’s best players competing for the Green Jacket. Getty Images Fans will gather in their thousands as Augusta hosts the 2017 Masters golf tournament Brit Danny Willett made a huge statement of intent after claiming the famous green jacket from Jordan Spieth last year following his heroic victory. For all the latest GOLF news and