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London police declare 'terrorist incident' at Parsons Green train station
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:38

British police says they are treating reports of a blast at at the Parsons Green train station in the south-west of the capital as a "terrorist incide...

Friends praised for saving life of man who fell into near-boiling outback bore
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:49

Quick thinking helped save the life of a man who fell into 80-90 degrees Celsius water in South Australia's outback, burning most of his body, the Roy...

What if South Korea and Japan had nuclear missiles as well?
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:39

If North Korea continues to pull these missile stunts, the unthinkable may just begin to be thought about, Philip Williams writes. ...

'Reckless, criminal' North Korea fires another ballistic missile over Japan
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:40

North Korea ratchets up the tension again in its nuclear stand-off with the US, firing a ballistic missile which flew over Japan before landing in the...

Stop! Do you really need to borrow that much to buy a house?
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45

Why can borrowers sign themselves up to risky loans that they can't pay back? And how can you stop yourself from doing it? ...

Tell me a secret... and I'll explain how encryption works
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:39

Curious about what's stopping your most intimate text messages from falling into the wrong hands? Find out how encryption actually works. ...

Triple suicide attack kills at least 60 in Iraq
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:37

Suicide bombings on two restaurants and a police checkpoint in Iraq claimed by Islamic State militants kill at least 60 people and wound more than 100...

CPA review finds CEO overpaid and organisation 'out of touch' with members
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:50

The fallout from the member revolution against CPA Australia continues with a review recommending a shake-up in corporate governance and a focus on de...

Xenophon and Nash in spotlight as citizenship crisis returns to High Court
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:45

Lawyers for deputy Nationals leader Fiona Nash and key crossbench senator Nick Xenophon will appear before the High Court today for the first hearings...

Modelling coach training young people to be 'social media influencers'
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:36

If you can make it on platforms like Facebook and Instagram as a 'social media influencer', every snap you post could earn you thousands of dollars in...

Donald Trump denies DACA deal with Democrats
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:42

President Donald Trump denies he made a deal with top Democrats to protect thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children, s...

Mid-north coast and Jervis Bay fires downgraded but still out of control
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:39

Conditions are easing for fires on the mid north and south coast of NSW, although they continue to burn out of control. A...

Tiahleigh Palmer's foster brother gets four years' jail for incest, perjury
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:38

Trent Thorburn, who had sex with Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer before her alleged murder, is jailed for incest, and for his part in what the ...

National Museum's Songlines exhibition showcases epic dreamtime tale
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:36

As tense as a Hollywood epic, and as multi-layered as Greek mythology, the Seven Sisters dreamtime story rivals some of the great narratives. ...

Man charged over tiny house allegedly stolen from Canberra, driven to Queensland
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:36

Police charge a 24-year-old man over the alleged theft of a tiny house after seizing it more than 1,416 kilometres away in a coastal Queensland town. ...

Helping kids who have survived trauma wins WA woman top rural award
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:39

A remarkable West Australian who is helping rural kids and women to transform their lives is the Rural Woman of the Year for 2017. ...

Woman arrested after break-in at Prince George's school
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:39

Security arrangements at Prince George's primary school are being reviewed after a 40-year-old woman was arrested in London on suspicion of attempted ...

A funny thing has happened to Donald Trump's poll numbers
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 02:42

While the attention of many Americans has been diverted from cable news to the weather channel, Donald Trump has had a popularity bump, writes John Ba...

MPs may ignore electorates with lowest support for same-sex marriage
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:40

As many as four of Australia's most traditionally-minded electorates may be ignored by their MPs in a same-sex marriage vote in Parliament, despite th...

Media industry facing major shake-up as Government strikes Senate deal
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:37

After a protracted negotiation process, the Federal Government finally strikes a deal to pass a suite of changes to the media industry with the suppor...

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