Higher oil prices lifts energy sector, ASX

The Australian sharemarket has finished higher amid optimism for a deal on the US-China trade war and a spike in the price of oil...

Business News

Live at the Tiser: Uke Death Squad

"Adelaide Fringe performers Uke Death Squad perform live in The Advertiser newsroom as part of our ""Live @ The Tiser"" series. Vi...

Herald Sun

Coalition’s relief can be felt following boost in polls: Credlin

Sky News host Peta Credlin says the Coalition's relief can be felt at Parliament House after the latest Ipsos poll puts the government within one percentage point of a wi...

Herald Sun

Train services halted after pedestrian hit

A PERSON has been struck by a train on Brisbane’s northside...

Herald Sun

Penrith’s big halves switch to fix leaky left edge

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary is considering a change of position for son Nathan...

Fox Sports

Teenager killed in horror Rowville smash identified

A Narre Warren teenage girl who was killed in a horror three-car smash in Melbourne's south-east has been identified as 17-year-old Nikkita Wells...

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Teenager killed in horror Rowville smash identified

A Narre Warren teenage girl who was killed in a horror three-car smash in Melbourne's south-east has been identified as 17-year-old Nikkita Wells...

SMH

Court upholds Wyatt’s Fortescue ruling

Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation has failed in its attempt to overturn a key state government ruling concerning Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana iron ore project...

Business News

Aged care royal commission assault numbers revealed

There were more than 3,700 assaults in Australian nursing homes in the past financial year — and that excludes incidents when residents attacked each other, a royal commissi...

ABC
SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund: source

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half of the cash for Abu Dhabi's state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400 million fund investing in European...

Reuters Business

Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency via palm

Indonesia's two presidential candidates pledged to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fueled by palm oil, to cut costly oil im...

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Coalition’s relief can be felt following boost in polls: Credlin

Sky News host Peta Credlin says the Coalition's relief can be felt at Parliament House after the latest Ipsos poll puts the government within one percentage point of a wi...

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'Mental element' of consent at issue in buck's night beer-bottle rape trial, court told

Kevin Willcocks pleads not guilty to allegedly assaulting a woman who was performing at a buck's night, telling police the rural area party had "gotten out of hand&q...

ABC

ASIO denies discrimination after stripping Chinese billionaire's permanent residency

The decision to effectively bar Huang Xiangmo has stirred unease in parts of Australia's Chinese community, but ASIO's head of security says attacks on his organisat...

ABC

Train services halted after pestrian hit

A PERSON has been struck by a train on Brisbane’s northside...

Herald Sun

New Zealand will conduct own assessment of Huawei equipment risk: PM

New Zealand will independently assess the risk of using China's Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday after a report suggested...

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New Zealand will conduct own assessment of Huawei equipment risk: PM

New Zealand will independently assess the risk of using China's Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday after a report suggested...

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Super reforms hit AMP wealth management arm

AMP to lose 370,000 low-balance super accounts to the Australian Tax Office...

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Ex-NSW policeman 'blackmailed victims into sex'

Vaughan Mark Hildebrand faced court on Monday after admitting to 44 offences involving 15 victims over a decade...

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Ex-NSW policeman 'blackmailed victims into sex'

Vaughan Mark Hildebrand faced court on Monday after admitting to 44 offences involving 15 victims over a decade...

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Man trapped under machinery

EMERGENCY services are working to free a man trapped under heavy machinery at a private property on East Feluga Road, Tully...

Herald Sun

Pakistan recalls envoy from India amid tensions - Foreign Office

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador in New Delhi for consultations amid escalating tensions with nuclear-armed neighbor India, Pakistan's foreign office spokesman said o...

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Over A Thousand Foreign Planes ‘Secretly’ Registered In Small Texas Town: Report

The small town of Onalaska, Texas, has more registered planes than New York or San Antonio. Yet, it has no airport...

Newsweek

North Korea's 'socialist utopia' needs mass labor. A growing market economy threatens that

In January, thousands of North Korean students traveled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a...

Reuters World

Mystery surrounds Claremont accused's ear injury after he misses court

Mystery continues to surround how accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Edwards, was injured in Hakea Prison on the morning he was due to front court...

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Mystery surrounds Claremont accused's ear injury after he misses court

Mystery continues to surround how accused Claremont serial killer, Bradley Edwards, was injured in Hakea Prison on the morning he was due to front court...

SMH

Brookvale hit will help us rebuild, says Waratahs boss

Waratahs fans embraced Brookvale Oval on Saturday night, but will they do the same at Western Sydney Stadium?...

SMH Sport

Look over here and make some noise! It's Big Bash's brand new gimmick

At Marvel stadium, the Big Bash final was almost ruined by infantile circus around it. Then came the best trick of all...

SMH Sport
Wife in court over husband’s drowning

A 79-year-old woman accused of killing her husband of 57 years has denied pushing the victim into their backyard pool when he was weighed down by dumbbells...

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Hallam to lead Capricorn

Warren Hallam has been tapped as the new managing director of Capricorn Metals, as the company ramps up the development of its flagship Karlawinda gold project...

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Eels up ante over Brown as NRL confirms probe into Warriors offer

The highly rated rookie playmaker is only on a meagre development player contract, but Parramatta are already planning to extend his stay...

SMH Sport

Excess water use key in NSW fish kills

Scientists have found rules put in place to manage the Darling River system have allowed irrigators to extract excess water which has contributed to the death of millions of f...

The Australian

‘Big stick’ energy policy won’t see light of day before election: Joyce

Barnaby Joyce says the Coalition’s ‘big stick’ energy policy will not see the light of day before the election. The Coalition’s divestiture policy is designed to give...

Herald Sun

Marine choreography belies heavy haulage

Photo Essay: It's nearing noon on a Monday when the CMA CGM Strauss enters Fremantle harbour, laden with a cargo of cookies, tyres, beer, eskies, bicycles, motor oil, lit...

Business News

Edwards firming for fullback nod over Watene-Zelezniak

Ivan Cleary is on the cusp of making one of his first big decisions since returning to Penrith...

SMH Sport

‘Big stick’ energy policy won’t see light of day before election: Joyce

Barnaby Joyce says the Coalition’s ‘big stick’ energy policy will not see the light of day before the election. The Coalition’s divestiture policy is designed to give...

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David Pope: The Canberra Times editorial cartoonist's latest work

Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist...

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David Pope: The Canberra Times editorial cartoonist's latest work

Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist...

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How the Narendra Modi government let Kashmir slide into chaos again

Militancy and mass protests have seen a huge jump in the past five years...

Quartz

Polish officials may cancel trip to Israel over diplomatic spat

Polish officials may cancel their planned trip to Israel, the head of the prime minister's office, Michal Dworczyk, said on Monday after media reported remarks by Israel&...

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China halts South African wool due to foot-and-mouth disease outbreak

Australian woolgrowers are set to benefit from the suspension of wool exports from South Africa to China due to an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease...

ABC

Major political parties hacked in unprecedented cyber attack

The Head of Australia's Cyber Security Centre, Alastair MacGibbon, says it’s possible a state actor could still have access to the major political parties’ networks,...

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How the decoy effect influences you to spend more money without really knowing it

It's the phenomenon where consumers change their preference between two options when presented with a third — but have you really scored a bargain, or just spent more t...

ABC

Physical restraints bad, medical restraints OK in aged care

The top health bureaucrat told the aged care inquiry she would not want to intervene between doctors and patients when it came to chemical restraints...

The Age

Physical restraints bad, medical restraints OK in aged care

The top health bureaucrat told the aged care inquiry she would not want to intervene between doctors and patients when it came to chemical restraints...

SMH

Saints reassure AFL Commission that club is on track

St Kilda's new president and CEO Matt Finnis hosted the AFL Commission at Moorabbin on Monday as the Saints look to fight back from a disastrous 2018...

SMH Sport

New videos teach surfers to survive mortal danger when they save others

Surfers rescue as many people as professional and volunteer life guards, but many don't have the safety skills that could save their own lives...

The Age

New videos teach surfers to survive mortal danger when they save others

Surfers rescue as many people as professional and volunteer life guards, but many don't have the safety skills that could save their own lives...

SMH

NIB upgrades earnings as members put financial well-being before health

People putting off elective surgery was the surprising driver behind another earnings upgrade from NIB...

The Age Business

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for the ACT

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of damaging winds for the ACT and large parts of southern NSW...

The Age

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for the ACT

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of damaging winds for the ACT and large parts of southern NSW...

SMH

Roosters will struggle to go back to back: Maloney

The dual premiership playmaker knows just how tough it is to win successive titles, which is why he is not sold on the Bondi boys celebrating again...

SMH Sport

'Unprecedented attack' puts focus on Kashmir's homegrown militants

The attack in which 40 Indian soldiers died last week has escalated the potential for conflict between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan...

SMH World

NRL seeks legal advice before making call on Jack de Belin

The NRL is seeking legal advice and canvassing other sports as it contemplates standing down players who are charged with serious offences, such as Jack de Belin...

Fox Sports

Calf curse continues: Bennell’s latest injury setback

Luckless Docker Harley Bennell has been left shattered after yet another calf setback at training, casting serious doubt on whether he’ll ever play another AFL game...

Fox Sports

Confirmed: Cowboys snatch Broncos star as Barba’s replacement

North Queensland has snatched representative star Jordan Kahu from Brisbane as a last-minute replacement for the sacked Ben Barba...

Fox Sports

Brambles' pallets in demand as businesses stockpile over Brexit fears

Australian logistics giant Brambles has spent $15 million on more pallets for retailers stockpiling food, drinks and other inventory amid Brexit uncertainty...

The Age Business

Westpac reports Q1 cash earnings of $1.5bn

Australia's number two lender Westpac has reported first-quarter unaudited cash earnings of $2.04 billion, with natural disaster insurance claims rising and mortgage deli...

Business News

WBA champion Brant firming as Horn's next opponent

Jeff Horn looks certain to move into the middleweight division with talks underway for a winter bout against American Rob Brant, potentially in Australia...

SMH Sport

Pressure mounts for ACT government to subsidise kids' sport fees

The NSW government has doubled its rebate for children playing organised sport to $200 per year. There are no such programs in Canberra...

SMH Sport

'A moment in the sun': Political maneuvering delivers access to justice for small business

Labor's small business access to justice measures are set to pass parliament allowing small business to more easily access legal action...

The Age Business

Someone tried to hack our Parliament. What makes us think they aren't hacking our politicians as well?

If I'm a nation-state hacker, you can bet I'm going after every politician and staffer's poorly secured personal networks I can find — which will be most of t...

ABC

Shorten defends medivac bill, saying Peter Dutton is powerless to help the sick

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has defended his support of the medivac bill, which will fast-track medical evacuations after passing through parlaiament last week. The controv...

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Personal trainer dies in home invasion

The man who died in a suspected home invasion in Sydney’s southwest has been identified as personal trainer and weightlifter Bradley Soper...

Herald Sun

Pattinson won't be seen in Shield until March

Injury-prone paceman James Pattinson is set to feature in Futures League before playing again for Victoria...

SMH Sport

Paladin won Manus contract after PNG changed its mind on services – politics live - The Guardian

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Home invasions: Do you have the right to defend yourself?

A home invasion turned deadly in Sydney when a father confronted an intruder in his home. We find out in what circumstances residents can protect themselves...

SMH

'A big teddy bear': Personal trainer's home invasion 'out of character'

Personal trainer Bradley Soper's friends and colleagues say he loved people and put others first — leaving them in shock to discover he was the intruder who died during...

ABC

Home invasions: Do you have the right to defend yourself?

A home invasion turned deadly in Sydney when a father confronted an intruder in his home. We find out in what circumstances residents can protect themselves...

The Age

Life-saving brain surgery needed to save a 'bright, bubbly, energetic' Perth girl

Five-year-old Morley student Ella Ford needs potentially life-saving surgery to remove a symptomatic pineal cystic brain tumour causing her excruciating pain...

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Life-saving brain surgery needed to save a 'bright, bubbly, energetic' Perth girl

Five-year-old Morley student Ella Ford needs potentially life-saving surgery to remove a symptomatic pineal cystic brain tumour causing her excruciating pain...

The Age

Optimism on China trade talks lifts the ASX

Positive comments from Xi Jinping have lifted investor hopes for talks with American representatives...

The Age Business

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Disgraced former criminal lawyer's bid to be reinstated on legal roll denied

Tim Meehan — whose clients included Daniel Morcombe's killer Brett Peter Cowan — is struck off the roll of solicitors, with his actions described by a judge as a case...

ABC

Wife accused of pushing 80-year-old husband to his death in backyard pool

A 79-year-old Perth woman is on trial over allegations she pushed her elderly husband — who was not a strong swimmer — into their backyard pool while he had weights tied t...

ABC

Who are the indigenous Ainu people of Japan?

The Japanese government will for the first time formally recognize the Ainu people of Hokkaido as an indigenous people of the country...

Quartz

Weather explained: Why have the fires been so dangerous in NSW?

Sky News Weather Meteorologist Rob Sharpe has the details...

Herald Sun

Council wings clipped over Paradise Palms

THE fate of one of the most controversial developments to hit Cairns in decades could wind up being decided by an unelected bureaucrat due to donations made to Cairns Regional...

Herald Sun

More victims in northern suburbs salmonella outbreak

The number of salmonella cases linked to three northern suburbs bakeries has risen to 21...

Herald Sun

Apple to release 16-inch MacBook Pro, 6K monitor and iPhone with bilateral charging in 2019, says report - CNET

A note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests 2019 could be a busy year for Apple...

CNET

Weather explained: Why have the fires been so dangerous in NSW?

Sky News Weather Meteorologist Rob Sharpe has the details...

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Personal trainer dies in home invasion

The man who died in a suspected home invasion in Sydney’s southwest has been revealed as personal trainer and weightlifter Bradley Soper...

news.com.au

Parliament backs disability abuse inquiry

A motion supporting a royal commission into the mistreatment of people with disabilities has passed federal parliament, with the prime minister vowing to seek further advice f...

The Australian

Australia accuses foreign government of cyber attack on lawmakers

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says that a cyber attack on Australian lawmakers breaching networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign g...

news.com.au

Indonesia election debate so 'boring' people may not vote: academic

The second of five scheduled Indonesian Presidential election debates was so underwhelming that more people may join the "golput" movement and abstain from voting...

SMH World

Dull presidential election debates 'could drive voters away'

The second of five scheduled Indonesian Presidential election debates was so underwhelming that more people may join the "golput" movement and abstain from voting...

SMH World

Australia’s secret shame – the true roo story

This video demonstrates the effects of Australia's growing kangaroo population. Warning: graphic content...

Herald Sun

‘Thorn’s done it again’: Why Ex-QLD trio have Reds coach to thank

He won’t be the one to benefit but former Wallaby Greg Martin believes Queensland coach Brad Thorn is the man that banished trio Quade Cooper, James Slipper and Karmichael H...

Fox Sports

Shocked Roos legend escapes with fine for ‘abhorrent thing to do’

Former AFL star Glenn Archer has been cleared on appeal of an assault conviction nearly two years after hitting a volunteer runner in the face at a junior football game...

Fox Sports

How Cronk’s busted shoulder coped with brutal WCC hit

The NRL’s most talked about shoulder has passed it’s first serious test with Cooper Cronk coming through the World Club Challenge win over Wigan unscathed...

Fox Sports

Sydney housing estate to get contamination test after three-year delay

Since 2015, Ford has suspected chemicals could have spread from a former waste dump at its old factory to the sprawling housing estate...

The Age

Beowulf trial: Mother and sons arraigned, plead not guilty to murder

Artist Melissa Beowulf and her sons Thorsten and Bjorn have been accused of murdering the family matriarch...

The Age

Sarah Budge's gun trial delayed over mum's ill-health

The trial of 29-year-old Sarah Budge, who is accused of possessing an unauthorised Glock 26 pistol, was due to start in the NSW District Court on Monday...

The Age

Sydney housing estate to get contamination test after three-year delay

Since 2015, Ford has suspected chemicals could have spread from a former waste dump at its old factory to the sprawling housing estate...

SMH

Beowulf trial: Mother and sons arraigned, plead not guilty to murder

Artist Melissa Beowulf and her sons Thorsten and Bjorn have been accused of murdering the family matriarch...

SMH

Sarah Budge's gun trial delayed over mum's ill-health

The trial of 29-year-old Sarah Budge, who is accused of possessing an unauthorised Glock 26 pistol, was due to start in the NSW District Court on Monday...

SMH

Discovery launches Rottnest glamping

Rottnest’s first new accommodation in 30 years was officially launched last week, with a $25 million glamping site set to open to the public in March...

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After Pulwama attack, Indians vent their anger at Pakistan, ethnic Kashmiris, and media

This is exactly what the JeM wanted...

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Glenn Archer: Former AFL player escapes conviction for punching runner at kid's footy match - Herald Sun

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