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Man 'reluctantly' bailed after allegedly bashing pregnant girlfriend, causing possible brain injury
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 10:43

During an argument last night, the man allegedly knocked the woman, who was 24 weeks pregnant, to the ground and then pushed her head into the floor a...

Former Roar, Man Utd midfielder Liam Miller dies from cancer aged 36
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 08:38

Liam Miller, who played for the Brisbane Roar in their 2013-14 championship season after stints with Celtic and Manchester United, dies aged 36 after ...

Former treasurer Wayne Swan to bow out of federal politics
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:45

Former treasurer and deputy prime minister Wayne Swan says it is time to put his family first and he will bow out of politics at the next election, af...

Man who told victim he was 'sick in the head' jailed for rape, assault
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 04:41

A 19-year-old Canberra man who played knife "games" with one of his victims will spend at least two years in jail for sex crimes including rape. ...

Analysis: More a 1987 stock market crash than a global financial crisis
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:39

The Wall Street wipe-out shows parallels with the 1987 crash, when a bloated Wall Street tanked and took global markets along with it, writes Ian Verr...

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics kicks off with colourful ceremony
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:35

The Winter Olympics sparks to life in a vivid, colourful ceremony of fire and ice in South Korea, and the diplomacy is just as choreographed in the st...

Canberra man jailed for 'drug-fuelled' home invasion
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:45

A Canberra man who invaded a home he thought belonged to people who stole drugs from him, leaving a victim with a punctured lung, is jailed for at lea...

That Valentine's Day rose probably comes from Kenya — and that's a problem
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:37

Instead of buying your Valentine a rose imported from Kenya, try gifting a living plant that will bring happiness for years to come. ...

You can literally get a share in Myer for 58 cents
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:36

Shares in Myer plunge as much as 12 per cent following a profit warning, after its annual stocktake sale failed to attract shoppers. ...

Nauru refugee to be transferred to Australia due to 'extreme suicide risk'
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:58

A young girl from the Nauru detention centre must be brought to Australia for urgent psychiatric treatment, a court finds, warning she could take her ...

Wall Street drops by more than 1,000 points — again
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:03

The Dow Jones falls by more than 1,000 points for the second time this week, meaning we can now officially call this a "correction". ...

Live: No sector is safe as Australian markets face white-knuckle ride
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:41

The ASX falls on opening, with heavy selling across all sectors, as global markets react to the Dow Jones shedding more than 1,000 points. Hold tight....

Second person charged with murder over doorstep death
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:37

Police charge a second person over the killing of Canberra man Bobby Allan, who was found dead on his neighbour's doorstep late last year. ...

Jacqui Lambie says gloves are off in war with dumped Senate replacement
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:40

The former senator says she dumped her Senate replacement Steve Martin because "he couldn't be trusted" after he refused to resign his seat to create ...

Bald Archy Prize founder happy to be proving 'art snobs' wrong for 25th year
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:39

If you felt like all you heard about for the past 12 months was same-sex marriage and the citizenship of this MP and that MP, the art world seems to a...

The faces of those behind alleged child sex abuse at arts school
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:39

The identities of four people charged over the sexual and physical abuse of three young boys at a performing arts school in regional NSW are revealed....

Student who sold primate skull to Pirates of the Caribbean fined $5,500
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:44

A judge likens illegal traders of endangered species specimens to "environmental vandals of the 21st century" when fining a Canberra student who sold ...

Self-managed super funds warned over cryptocurrency lure
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:42

There are calls for tighter regulatory controls of the superannuation industry, with reports more and more self-managed super funds are turning to vol...

Youth united by pale skin and Aboriginality inspire interest in Indigenous culture
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:46

Brianna Martin and Michael James want you to know that beneath their white skin runs a rich and proud Indigenous heritage that they want to share with...

Dodson slams PM for leaving Indigenous event 20 minutes early
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:48

Federal Labor frontbencher Pat Dodson launches a blistering attack on the Prime Minister for leaving early from an hour-long breakfast to launch the C...

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