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    Mercedes hails Hamilton for finishing with damaged car in Melbourne


    Lewis Hamilton did a fantastic job in getting his damaged car to the finish of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Mercedes' chief strategist...

    Lewis Hamilton did a fantastic job in getting his damaged car to the finish of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Mercedes' chief strategist said.

    'Matter of great personal regret': May asks Brussels for Brexit delay


    The British PM blamed MPs - of all sides - for playing political games with Brexit, as she plans another vote to win their support for her Brexit...

    The British PM blamed MPs - of all sides - for playing political games with Brexit, as she plans another vote to win their support for her Brexit deal.

    Ole, Ole, Ole: Pogba says Solksjaer the man for United job


    Manchester United's record signing Paul Pogba wants to see club great Ole Gunnar Solksjaer remain as manager beyond this...

    Manchester United's record signing Paul Pogba wants to see club great Ole Gunnar Solksjaer remain as manager beyond this season.

    Minutes away from his mum's birthday, police knocked on Luke's front door


    Jaquelline Satie was called to interview asylum seekers on Christmas Island shortly after she returned from sick leave. Days later, she was...

    Jaquelline Satie was called to interview asylum seekers on Christmas Island shortly after she returned from sick leave. Days later, she was dead.

    Sick Maxwell unable to train with ODI side


    Enigmatic batsman Glenn Maxwell has become the latest Australian forced to skip training ahead of their ODI series-opener against Pakistan in...

    Enigmatic batsman Glenn Maxwell has become the latest Australian forced to skip training ahead of their ODI series-opener against Pakistan in Sharjah.

    Markets Live: Markets spooked by dovish Fed


    Australian shares are poised for another jittery day as the US Fed turned more dovish overnight, saying it did not expect to hike rates in...

    Australian shares are poised for another jittery day as the US Fed turned more dovish overnight, saying it did not expect to hike rates in 2019.

    Coaching lawsuit hangs over Osaka in Miami homecoming


    World No.1 Naomi Osaka is keeping a quiet over a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by a former coach ahead of the Miami...

    World No.1 Naomi Osaka is keeping a quiet over a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by a former coach ahead of the Miami Open.

    Coulter-Nile keen to know cause of vertigo


    Paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile is preparing to make the most of his World Cup audition but remains none the wiser to the cause of his vertigo...

    Paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile is preparing to make the most of his World Cup audition but remains none the wiser to the cause of his vertigo attacks.

    Cyclone Trevor could hit Northern Territory as category 4


    Cyclone Trevor has uprooted trees, caused schools and road to close and caused power outages due to severe wind gusts and heavy rain since it made landfall in Queensland's...

    Cyclone Trevor has uprooted trees, caused schools and road to close and caused power outages due to severe wind gusts and heavy rain since it made landfall in Queensland's north.

    Michael Daley blames TV stumbles on 'pressure of debate'


    The Premier and Opposition Leader again went head-to-head on breakfast television, just hours after their live...

    The Premier and Opposition Leader again went head-to-head on breakfast television, just hours after their live debate.

    'Consumed my life': Christensen opens up on gambling addiction


    Allen Christensen's gambling addiction had so great a hold on him that everywhere he turned in Geelong became a physical reminder of his...

    Allen Christensen's gambling addiction had so great a hold on him that everywhere he turned in Geelong became a physical reminder of his addiction.

    Wall Street's Fed-inspired rally peters out


    The S&P 500 and the Dow have ended lower as interest rate-sensitive financial stocks dragged down the indexes after the US Federal Reserve affirmed a dovish monetary policy...

    The S&P 500 and the Dow have ended lower as interest rate-sensitive financial stocks dragged down the indexes after the US Federal Reserve affirmed a dovish monetary policy stance.

    Woman charged with abducting Queensland girl, 5


    Police will allege it was a random abduction that sparked a frantic five-hour search in central...

    Police will allege it was a random abduction that sparked a frantic five-hour search in central Queensland.

    Mourners rush to graveside ceremonies as more mosque victims buried


    So rapid in succession were the burials, some mourners paying respects to one person had to run from the burial plots to a marquee across the lawn in time to pray for the...

    So rapid in succession were the burials, some mourners paying respects to one person had to run from the burial plots to a marquee across the lawn in time to pray for the next.

    8@eight: Wall Street seesaws


    What happened overnight and what's ahead for the...

    What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

    'They've had a lot of problems living by certain deals': Trump takes shot at China as trade talks continue


    President Donald Trump said he'll keep tariffs on China until he's sure Beijing is complying with any trade deal, refuting expectations that the two nations will agree to roll back duties as part of a lasting truce to their trade...

    President Donald Trump said he'll keep tariffs on China until he's sure Beijing is complying with any trade deal, refuting expectations that the two nations will agree to roll back duties as part of a lasting truce to their trade war.

    The Footy Show rebooted: Modestly enjoyable, but missed opportunity on Tayla Harris


    Being agreeable and not stooping to chase cheap attention may sound like minor milestones, but when you’re talking about The Footy Show they’re actual...

    Being agreeable and not stooping to chase cheap attention may sound like minor milestones, but when you’re talking about The Footy Show they’re actual achievements.

    Green Machine looking to be bad and mean in victory


    The Canberra Raiders Old Boys of '89 want the current edition of the Green Machine to create their own history. And tweaking the victory song is part of...

    The Canberra Raiders Old Boys of '89 want the current edition of the Green Machine to create their own history. And tweaking the victory song is part of that.

    New Zealand foreign minister headed to Turkey to 'confront' Erdogan


    Erdogan - who is seeking to drum up support for his Islamist-rooted party in local elections - said the mass shooting was part of a wider attack on...

    Erdogan - who is seeking to drum up support for his Islamist-rooted party in local elections - said the mass shooting was part of a wider attack on Turkey.

    Melbourne Express, Thursday, March 21, 2019


    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and...

    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

    Mueller report 'ridiculous' but should be released: Trump


    President Donald Trump says it's "ridiculous" that special counsel Robert Mueller is writing a report to summarise his findings - but says he's looking forward to seeing what it...

    President Donald Trump says it's "ridiculous" that special counsel Robert Mueller is writing a report to summarise his findings - but says he's looking forward to seeing what it says.

    Driver abducts schoolchildren in Italy, sets bus on fire


    A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones on Wednesday, ordering the children's hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive, before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri...

    A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones on Wednesday, ordering the children's hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive, before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri blockade.

    Trump to host Israel's Netanyahu next week, says White House


    US President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House...

    US President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House said.

    Trump calls top aide Kellyanne Conway's spouse 'husband from hell' in Twitter brawl


    US President Donald Trump, not one to shy away from a Twitter fight, intensified an online battle with the husband of senior White House adviser Kellyanne...

    US President Donald Trump, not one to shy away from a Twitter fight, intensified an online battle with the husband of senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.

    Today's cartoons: The illustrated news


    The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning...

    The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.

    Geelong Cats' GMHBA Stadium to be gambling-free zone in 2019 and beyond


    Geelong won't lose any money because of the decision and will still meet its commitment of being debt free for the first time in 50 years by 2021, even with its exit from the poker machines to be completed...

    Geelong won't lose any money because of the decision and will still meet its commitment of being debt free for the first time in 50 years by 2021, even with its exit from the poker machines to be completed soon.  

    Coles quietly expands UberEats trial to deliver supermarket essentials


    The supermarket giant could use the popular app to mitigate the challenges of in-house delivery and meet consumer demands for...

    The supermarket giant could use the popular app to mitigate the challenges of in-house delivery and meet consumer demands for convenience.

    Target and superquiz, Thursday, March 21


    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and...

    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

    Fraser Anning spent most taxpayers' money on family travel last year


    The far-right Queensland senator charged taxpayers nearly $35,000 to fly his family around the country - more than any other...

    The far-right Queensland senator charged taxpayers nearly $35,000 to fly his family around the country - more than any other MP.

    Urgent call to fence off Kosciuszko creek to save endangered fish


    Wild horses stir up fine sediment in the water, which smothers the insects that the fish feed on and also harms the eggs, scientists...

    Wild horses stir up fine sediment in the water, which smothers the insects that the fish feed on and also harms the eggs, scientists say.

    Without their stars, Dragons can't stop Bunnies in full flight


    They are playing at Kogarah, so I’m expecting the match to be tight for the first 60 minutes, but Souths’ strength in the forwards will see them kick...

    They are playing at Kogarah, so I’m expecting the match to be tight for the first 60 minutes, but Souths’ strength in the forwards will see them kick away.