18 pictures of St Annes Music Festival 2023 as it returns with Minions for August Bank Holiday weekend
The musical extravaganza in Ashton Gardens will cover a fourth evening for the first time as it runs from 6.15pm on Friday, August 25 through full days of acts on the Saturday and Sunday and performances up to 6pm on Bank Holiday Monday, August 28.
Take a look at some of the pictures and entertainers from the event.
The British comedian was set to headline the health and wellness event, which is held across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, in February 2024. However, he and the organisers of the festival mutually agreed to scrap his guest appearance after he was accused of rape and sexual assault over the weekend. "Due to the circumstances that have recently come to light, Wanderlust and Russell Brand have agreed that Mr Brand will not be appearing at the Wanderlust Festival."
Three crocodiles saved a dog seeking refuge in a river - in a possible display of "emotional empathy". A report published in the Journal of Threatened Taxa outlines how a young dog was observed being chased by a pack of feral dogs and entered the shallow waters of the Savitri River, in India's Maharashtra. The dog had not spotted the three mugger crocodiles floating nearby, which began edging closer to what appeared to be certain prey.