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Spring Out Pride Parade bathes gloomy Canberra in sea of technicolour
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:45

Canberra's annual Spring Out Pride Parade lights up the city centre in rainbow colours on an otherwise wet and rainy day. ...

A-League live: Sydney FC take on Newcastle Jets
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:41

Two of the league's form teams in Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets meet for a tasty Saturday night A-League clash. Get scores, stats and streams in ou...

Equestrian legend, two-time Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton dies
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:52

Equestrian great and dual Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton, who famously rode to Atlanta Games glory despite breaking her collarbone, dies after ...

Tensions high outside Ibrahim-Mehajer wedding soap opera
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:03

There are confrontations outside the Merrylands home of underworld figure John Ibrahim's mother, with media pushed and shoved as deliveries for a high...

Bernardi to field candidate in Bennelong by-election
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:22

Liberal backbencher John Alexander will face a challenge from Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives in Bennelong — held until recently by the for...

Ibrahim family bodyguard shot in 'brazen, targeted' backyard attack
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:43

Ibrahim family bodyguard Semi Ngata is found with a gunshot wound outside underworld figure John Ibrahim's mother's western Sydney home, where a high-...

Zimbabwe's ruling party turns against Mugabe, state media reports
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:44

Zimbabwe state media says the country's ruling ZANU-PF party has called for President Robert Mugabe to resign, in the latest sign that the aging leade...

'It has never been about love before': This fight was different for veteran activists like me
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:31

On Wednesday morning, I wondered if anyone else was feeling like me — not quite sure how to encapsulate the impact of same-sex marriage, writes Heat...

On a night of madness, Australia retains Ashes in strange style
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:53

It's a strange way to win the Ashes; an august series decided by a format that has a post-Christmas vibe as Beth Mooney guides Australia to victory in...

Kangaroos in ominous form in thumping 46-0 win over Samoa
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:33

The Kangaroos make light work of Samoa, recording a massive 46-0 win — including five tries from Valentine Holmes — to move into the last four of ...

Jury discharged during second trial of ADFA rape accused
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:27

The jury fails to reach a verdict in the retrial of former Australian Defence Force Academy cadet Harlan Agresti, who has been accused of raping a col...

I 'played dead and waited until the blows stopped': Streep recounts physical violence
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:21

Meryl Streep opens up about two incidents in her life where she encountered physical violence in a speech at the annual press freedom awards ceremony,...

SSM: Turnbull got it done, and he should be given credit for that
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:50

The same-sex marriage survey was messy, risky and possibly unnecessary, but in the end it was the Prime Minister who got it done, writes political cor...

Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:15

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since Wednesday's military takeover at a university graduation ceremony in the...

CCTV vision of Remi the dog being stolen in Canberra
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:04

CCTV vision of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Remi being stolen from a Canberra shopping centre. ABC News

Man jailed for 45 years for 'gruesome' rape and murder of friend
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:14

A Sydney man who raped, strangled and killed his teenage friend in an attack using a toaster and a rolling pin is sentenced for what the judge called ...

Same-sex marriage divisions within Government reignite push for banking inquiry
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:22

Government divisions on same-sex marriage are fuelling a new backbench push to hold a banking royal commission, with Nationals senator Barry O'Sulliva...

Steve Martin flags intention to take Jacqui Lambie's seat
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:39

Devonport's Mayor says he intends to replace former Tasmanian independent Jacqui Lambie in the Senate and is confident he will get the all-clear on hi...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe meets military chief with smiles, but fate uncertain
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:37

A smiling President Robert Mugabe is pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe's military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over ...

Researchers helping farmers combat climate change with big data
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:31

Researchers in Colombia win a prestigious UN award for their work helping farmers to embrace big data to combat climate change. ...

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