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    Australian Open 2017: 'veteran' Bernard Tomic says tennis has aged him


    Bernard Tomic may still be on the "right" side of 25 but he said playing in his ninth Australian Open had made him feel practically ready to apply for a seniors...

    Bernard Tomic may still be on the "right" side of 25 but he said playing in his ninth Australian Open had made him feel practically ready to apply for a seniors card.

    Bourke Street: A few minutes of vile madness


    This should never have happened – the initial response of a policeman investigating the Bourke Street...

    This should never have happened – the initial response of a policeman investigating the Bourke Street horror.

    Kooza review: Cirque du Soleil produces astonishing spectacle


    Uniting stellar production values with the finest acrobats from across the globe, the show will boggle and astonish just about anyone lucky enough to see...

    Uniting stellar production values with the finest acrobats from across the globe, the show will boggle and astonish just about anyone lucky enough to see it.

    Donald Trump inauguration speech dark, dangerous and dystopian


    Donald Trump was defiant, populist, anti-establishment and spoke directly to an America under siege from foreign competitors, Muslim terrorists and the DC...

    Donald Trump was defiant, populist, anti-establishment and spoke directly to an America under siege from foreign competitors, Muslim terrorists and the DC cabal.

    Car ploughs into home in south-east Queensland


    A man has been charged after allegedly ploughing a car into a house in south-east...

    A man has been charged after allegedly ploughing a car into a house in south-east Queensland.

    Coolum fire: Emergency situation revoked


    Coolum residents have remained on-edge overnight after emergency services revoked an emergency situation on Friday night before reinstating it in the early hours of Saturday then revoking it again on Saturday...

    Coolum residents have remained on-edge overnight after emergency services revoked an emergency situation on Friday night before reinstating it in the early hours of Saturday then revoking it again on Saturday morning.

    Donald Trump Inauguration: Wall Street closes higher, breaking 50-year drought


    Wall Street shares close slightly higher, the first time in more than 50 years that a new commander-in-chief has been welcomed by a rising equity market on his first day in...

    Wall Street shares close slightly higher, the first time in more than 50 years that a new commander-in-chief has been welcomed by a rising equity market on his first day in office.

    Donald Trump Inauguration: All eyes on 'first boy' Barron


    He's America's new first boy. Barron Trump didn't have to make an oath, or deliver a rousing speech. But the youngest son of President Donald Trump occupied much of the inauguration day coverage on Saturday...

    He's America's new first boy. Barron Trump didn't have to make an oath, or deliver a rousing speech. But the youngest son of President Donald Trump occupied much of the inauguration day coverage on Saturday (AEST).

    Acland mine faces hurdles despite approval


    A $900 million expansion of Queensland's Acland open-cut coal mine has gained federal government approval but still has some hurdles to overcome before going...

    A $900 million expansion of Queensland's Acland open-cut coal mine has gained federal government approval but still has some hurdles to overcome before going ahead.

    Prince William quits pilot job, will move family to London for full-time royal duties


    Britain's Prince William is to give up his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to focus on carrying out official duties on behalf of his grandmother, Queen...

    Britain's Prince William is to give up his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to focus on carrying out official duties on behalf of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

    Donald Trump Inauguration speech: a promise to Americans, a warning to the world


    Donald Trump opted for the tone of his campaign rallies over anything presidential, casting this inauguration as more special than all that had gone before...

    Donald Trump opted for the tone of his campaign rallies over anything presidential, casting this inauguration as more special than all that had gone before it.

    Peter Nevill doubtful for Melbourne Renegades BBL return


    Aaron Finch doubts Peter Nevill will be ready to return for the Melbourne Renegades if they happen to make next week's Big Bash League...

    Aaron Finch doubts Peter Nevill will be ready to return for the Melbourne Renegades if they happen to make next week's Big Bash League semi-finals.

    Ecuador holds man for US gold flakes theft


    Julio Nivelo was arrested on Thursday after leaving the home of a relative, where he had been...

    Julio Nivelo was arrested on Thursday after leaving the home of a relative, where he had been living.

    Donald Trump inauguration: haven assets rally


    Investors shifted into haven assets after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation's 45th president, with Treasuries...

    Investors shifted into haven assets after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation's 45th president, with Treasuries rising.

    Steven Gerrard to return to Liverpool as Academy coach


    Liverpool's former captain and talisman Steven Gerrard will return to his roots as part of the Academy's coaching set-up, the Premier League club announced on...

    Liverpool's former captain and talisman Steven Gerrard will return to his roots as part of the Academy's coaching set-up, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

    Donald Trump Inauguration: Champagne corks pop in Russia, trade fears in Berlin


    Champagne corks popped on Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two...

    Champagne corks popped on Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries.

    Donald Trump Inauguration: Dozens of protesters arrested in Washington


    Protesters who had promised to shut down Washington for the Donald Trump inauguration were successful at several security checkpoints on Friday...

    Protesters who had promised to shut down Washington for the Donald Trump inauguration were successful at several security checkpoints on Friday morning.

    Four dead, 31 injured, suspect in custody after CBD car chase


    The man arrested over the wild car chase through the CBD that killed three and injured 31 more was wanted over a stabbing in St Kilda on Friday and is currently on multiple bail...

    The man arrested over the wild car chase through the CBD that killed three and injured 31 more was wanted over a stabbing in St Kilda on Friday and is currently on multiple bail orders.

    Bourke Street driver identified as James 'Jimmy' Gargasoulas


    The man who allegedly mowed down around two dozen people in Melbourne's CBD on Friday, killing four and injuring more than 20 others, has a history of drug use, violence and psychological...

    The man who allegedly mowed down around two dozen people in Melbourne's CBD on Friday, killing four and injuring more than 20 others, has a history of drug use, violence and psychological problems.

    Caitlyn Jenner to attend Donald Trump inauguration


    Caitlyn Jenner, in an effort to advocate for transgender rights, will attend Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration on...

    Caitlyn Jenner, in an effort to advocate for transgender rights, will attend Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration on Friday.

    Friends rally in support of 'devastated' Kelly Landry


    Kelly Landry vowed to her closest girlfriends that she would not see in 2017 remaining in an unhappy marriage, despite her now estranged husband, one of Sydney's richest men, businessman Anthony Bell, warning her of the "dire consequences" that would...

    Kelly Landry vowed to her closest girlfriends that she would not see in 2017 remaining in an unhappy marriage, despite her now estranged husband, one of Sydney's richest men, businessman Anthony Bell, warning her of the "dire consequences" that would follow.

    Donald Trump Inauguration: Live video analysis


    Live video coverage and analysis of the Donald Trump inauguration from Washington...

    Live video coverage and analysis of the Donald Trump inauguration from Washington DC.

    Iron ore's outlook could turn on China mine supply


    The destiny of iron ore prices may lie in the hands of miners scattered across China, lured by recent price...

    The destiny of iron ore prices may lie in the hands of miners scattered across China, lured by recent price gains.

    Bourke Street tragedy: Driver appeared on TV hours before pedestrians killed


    Five-and-a-half hours before horror unfolded on Bourke Street, the man accused of driving the car that fatally ploughed into pedestrians appeared on...

    Five-and-a-half hours before horror unfolded on Bourke Street, the man accused of driving the car that fatally ploughed into pedestrians appeared on television.

    Australian leaders react to the car rampage in Melbourne's CBD


    Australian leaders have reacted to the car rampage in Melbourne's CBD that has killed three people including a young child and injured 25 others. But one of them has been heavily criticised for being...

    Australian leaders have reacted to the car rampage in Melbourne's CBD that has killed three people including a young child and injured 25 others. But one of them has been heavily criticised for being 'insensitive'

    Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh asks for more time to exit office


    Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has asked the West African bloc ECOWAS for an extension of a midday deadline for him to leave power until 4 pm local time, government sources...

    Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has asked the West African bloc ECOWAS for an extension of a midday deadline for him to leave power until 4 pm local time, government sources said.

    Demonstrators in Tokyo, London, Manila, Sri Lanka protest Trump's inauguration


    Groups of demonstrators took to the streets in cities around the world on Friday to both lament and celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump as US...

    Groups of demonstrators took to the streets in cities around the world on Friday to both lament and celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.

    Sun Run: Eight-year-old Oli White runs for his grandmother


    Eight year old Oli White prepares to run the seven kilometre Cole Classics and Sun Run in honour of his...

    Eight year old Oli White prepares to run the seven kilometre Cole Classics and Sun Run in honour of his grandmother

    Melbourne Renegades beat Brisbane Heat by one run


    The Melbourne Renegades have kept their Big Bash League finals hopes alive with a stunning one-run win over the Brisbane...

    The Melbourne Renegades have kept their Big Bash League finals hopes alive with a stunning one-run win over the Brisbane Heat.

    Nigerian president urged to halt press harassment after journalists detained


    A group of Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication's news staff was briefly...

    A group of Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication's news staff was briefly detained.

    Murray Cox: The Australian pricking Airbnb's global bubble


    If the the television series Friends was made today, Joey and Chandler wouldn't be there – their New York apartment would be permanently rented on...

    If the the television series Friends was made today, Joey and Chandler wouldn't be there – their New York apartment would be permanently rented on Airbnb.

    'Give him a go': Kevin Rudd's advice for Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull


    Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says Donald Trump should be given a chance to calm his temperament and "grow into the job" once he is officially inaugurated as US President on...

    Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says Donald Trump should be given a chance to calm his temperament and "grow into the job" once he is officially inaugurated as US President on Saturday.

    Jobs for the girls: the silent revolution in Australia's workforce


    Women are marching on Washington this weekend, but they've been storming the Australian workforce for decades, with implications for mortgage...

    Women are marching on Washington this weekend, but they've been storming the Australian workforce for decades, with implications for mortgage rates.

    Australian Open: Bernard Tomic eliminated by Dan Evans


    Bernard Tomic has crashed out of the Australian Open, leaving the host country without a second-week hope in the men's singles for the first time in three...

    Bernard Tomic has crashed out of the Australian Open, leaving the host country without a second-week hope in the men's singles for the first time in three years.

    Ash Barty's dream return comes to an end


    Ash Barty had been here before and never before. The newest sporting code-hopper has emphatically returned to the sport she eschewed for the other summer sport but she has done so as a reawakened player and taking her game to places she had never been...

    Ash Barty had been here before and never before. The newest sporting code-hopper has emphatically returned to the sport she eschewed for the other summer sport but she has done so as a reawakened player and taking her game to places she had never been before.

    Sydney FC cruise past Adelaide United to continue undefeated A-League season


    Not even controversy could stop Sydney FC from continuing their dominance this season as the Sky Blues racked up their 12th win of the season, extending their undefeated...

    Not even controversy could stop Sydney FC from continuing their dominance this season as the Sky Blues racked up their 12th win of the season, extending their undefeated record.

    Don't panic but don't relax: how Australia must respond to President Donald Trump


    In the uncertain and unpredictable new age of President Trump, Australian policymakers and diplomats will have to work harder than ever before to maintain the US...

    In the uncertain and unpredictable new age of President Trump, Australian policymakers and diplomats will have to work harder than ever before to maintain the US alliance.

    Giant-killer's coach stays mum


    For Denis Istomin, Thursday's ambush of reigning champion Novak Djokovic was greatest moment of his...

    For Denis Istomin, Thursday's ambush of reigning champion Novak Djokovic was greatest moment of his life.

    Honest service is all Baird should be asked for


    As a recently retired public school teacher and Deputy Principal, I'm surprised that my first letter to the editor in forty years of readership should be in defence of a Liberal politician, Mike Baird. The majority of comments (Letters, January 20)...

    As a recently retired public school teacher and Deputy Principal, I'm surprised that my first letter to the editor in forty years of readership should be in defence of a Liberal politician, Mike Baird. The majority of comments (Letters, January 20) contained the generosity of spirit of a Donald Trump tweet.

    Brisbane bus drivers say they are being abused by motorists over give way rule


    A Brisbane bus driver, who asked to remain anonymous, said drivers were abused regularly by motorists who did not seem to know the rule, including someone who "gave me the bird, tooted his...

    A Brisbane bus driver, who asked to remain anonymous, said drivers were abused regularly by motorists who did not seem to know the rule, including someone who "gave me the bird, tooted his horn".

    Deaths from Nigerian refugee camp air strike rises to 90, could reach 170: Medecins Sans Frontieres


    Geneva: The death toll from an accidental Nigerian air strike on a refugee camp in the town of Rann has risen to around 90 people, and could be as high as 170, Medecins Sans Frontieres said in a statement on...

    Geneva: The death toll from an accidental Nigerian air strike on a refugee camp in the town of Rann has risen to around 90 people, and could be as high as 170, Medecins Sans Frontieres said in a statement on Friday.

    Lockout laws to dominate 2017's first Brisbane City Council meeting


    The state government's controversial lock-out legislation appears set to dominate Brisbane City Council's first meeting of...

    The state government's controversial lock-out legislation appears set to dominate Brisbane City Council's first meeting of 2017.

    Witness to Bourke Street horror tells of seeing toddler in 'pink, puffy jacket'


    A witness has spoken of her despair when she realised a toddler was one of the victim's on Friday when a man drove his car into afternoon crowds in Melbourne's...

    A witness has spoken of her despair when she realised a toddler was one of the victim's on Friday when a man drove his car into afternoon crowds in Melbourne's CBD.

    Sunshine Coast spends $1m a year to shift bats but now says using your sprinkler is cheaper


    The effort to permanently shift flying foxes has cost the Sunshine Coast Council almost $1 million a year but the council has since decided it is cheaper instead to use their sprinklers to keep flying foxes where they...

    The effort to permanently shift flying foxes has cost the Sunshine Coast Council almost $1 million a year but the council has since decided it is cheaper instead to use their sprinklers to keep flying foxes where they belong.

    Melbourne hospitals caring for dozens, including children and witnesses


    Melbourne's key city hospitals were on Friday night caring for dozens of people battered by the car that careered through the CBD, and one had a witness so traumatised by the event they were suffering chest pains....

    Melbourne's key city hospitals were on Friday night caring for dozens of people battered by the car that careered through the CBD, and one had a witness so traumatised by the event they were suffering chest pains.  

    The witnesses: 'There was no hesitation, he just mowed them down'


    As doctors frantically work on the injured, Melburnians have told tales of chaos, tragedy and miracle escapes all along Bourke Street...

    As doctors frantically work on the injured, Melburnians have told tales of chaos, tragedy and miracle escapes all along Bourke Street Mall.

    ACT speeding fines top $15 million in 2016


    The number of drivers police have caught speeding has been falling in recent...

    The number of drivers police have caught speeding has been falling in recent years.

    ACT concessions for older Canberrans should be widened, water prices kept low, retired public servants' say


    Retired public servants in Canberra have called on the ACT government to widen bus travel concessions to those aged 65 years old and ensure older residents of the national capital do not face a potential massive hike in annual water supply...

    Retired public servants in Canberra have called on the ACT government to widen bus travel concessions to those aged 65 years old and ensure older residents of the national capital do not face a potential massive hike in annual water supply fees.

    Islamic State militants partly destroy Palmyra's Roman amphitheatre


    Islamic State militants have partially destroyed a Roman amphitheatre that they were using for their macabre executions in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, state officials said...

    Islamic State militants have partially destroyed a Roman amphitheatre that they were using for their macabre executions in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, state officials said Friday.

    Fishmongers: Prawns may cost $100 per kg due to import ban


    Prawns are set to get pricier and industry bodies expect the import bans will cost up to half a billion dollars in lost...

    Prawns are set to get pricier and industry bodies expect the import bans will cost up to half a billion dollars in lost sales.

    Canberra psychics busy with 2017 outlook


    The start of a new year signals a busy period for the capital's fortune tellers who are flat out dispensing...

    The start of a new year signals a busy period for the capital's fortune tellers who are flat out dispensing advice.

    Bourke Street mall incident: What we know so far


    Four people including at least one child are dead and four are fighting for life after a speeding car ploughed into pedestrians in the middle of Melbourne's CBD. Here's what we know so...

    Four people including at least one child are dead and four are fighting for life after a speeding car ploughed into pedestrians in the middle of Melbourne's CBD. Here's what we know so far.

    We've found the Canberrans with the ultimate celebrity names


    There are three Michael Jacksons spread across our suburbs. There's an Emma Stone from Captain's Flat. And a 64-year-old landscaper in Queanbeyan named Tony...

    There are three Michael Jacksons spread across our suburbs. There's an Emma Stone from Captain's Flat. And a 64-year-old landscaper in Queanbeyan named Tony Abbott.

    British man dies at FIFA World Cup 2022 stadium in Qatar


    DOHA, Jan 20 AP - A British man has died while working at a stadium that will be a venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, organisers...

    DOHA, Jan 20 AP - A British man has died while working at a stadium that will be a venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, organisers say.

    MRI scans are sparing men painful prostate cancer investigations


    The thought of being investigated for prostate cancer terrified Paul Davies. About a year ago, Mr Davies was told to see a urologist about a high PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood...

    The thought of being investigated for prostate cancer terrified Paul Davies. About a year ago, Mr Davies was told to see a urologist about a high PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test.

    Australian Open 2017: Daria Gavrilova dashing towards a fourth-round Melbourne Park repeat


    The year after Casey Dellacqua's breakthrough 2008 charge past three top-50 opponents into the last 16 of the Australian Open, she returned, with a far higher profile and elevated expectations, and promptly lost in the first round. The second time,...

    The year after Casey Dellacqua's breakthrough 2008 charge past three top-50 opponents into the last 16 of the Australian Open, she returned, with a far higher profile and elevated expectations, and promptly lost in the first round. The second time, having equalled her best Melbourne Park result,  the 2015 encore lasted just one match longer.

    Do bad listings even exist? We asked the experts


    When the market is hot, agents can often fall into the trap of scrambling for any old...

    When the market is hot, agents can often fall into the trap of scrambling for any old listing.

    Seven habits of fit people


    Think routine is boring? It might be just what you...

    Think routine is boring? It might be just what you need.

    Pundits to look for signs in Donald Trump inauguration speech


    Investors are in a holding pattern, weighing up the risk versus the hope factor ahead of Trump's inauguration...

    Investors are in a holding pattern, weighing up the risk versus the hope factor ahead of Trump's inauguration speech.