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    Theresa May promises 'new, bold' Brexit deal


    The Conservative Prime Minister has insisted that she is still best suited to brokering...

    The Conservative Prime Minister has insisted that she is still best suited to brokering Brexit.

    Go and practise goalkicking in your own time if needed, says Lyon


    Dockers boss Ross Lyon is unhappy about his team's inability to convert chances and says if necessary players might have to find their own time to...

    Dockers boss Ross Lyon is unhappy about his team's inability to convert chances and says if necessary players might have to find their own time to practice

    The spark underneath Kurtley Beale has been lit


    The Waratahs fullback's performances can veer to both extremes but at the moment it is far more good than...

    The Waratahs fullback's performances can veer to both extremes but at the moment it is far more good than bad.

    Cleary finds unlikely support from State of Origin selection rival


    Adam Reynolds' coach Wayne Bennett has called for Nathan Cleary and James Maloney to be dumped from the Blues but the Souths half says he feels for the Penrith...

    Adam Reynolds' coach Wayne Bennett has called for Nathan Cleary and James Maloney to be dumped from the Blues but the Souths half says he feels for the Penrith No.7.

    Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 western conference finals lead


    Draymond Green secured 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists as the Golden State Warriors outclassed the Portland Trail Blazers...

    Draymond Green secured 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists as the Golden State Warriors outclassed the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99.

    Australia voted


    Australians voted around the country today in the Federal...

    Australians voted around the country today in the Federal Election

    Wilder KOs Breazeale to defend WBC heavyweight belt


    Deontay Wilder has emphatically returned to the win column, knocking out compatriot Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering first-round right...

    Deontay Wilder has emphatically returned to the win column, knocking out compatriot Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering first-round right hand.

    Students challenged to create their own newspapers


    Students with an itch to try their hand at journalism are being given the chance to create a sample school newspaper that could bring them to...

    Students with an itch to try their hand at journalism are being given the chance to create a sample school newspaper that could bring them to the Herald newsroom.

    Jacqui Lambie resurrects political career as Clive Palmer tanks


    The Morrison government will likely be dealing with a six-member crossbench in the Senate, smaller and less ideologically disparate than the...

    The Morrison government will likely be dealing with a six-member crossbench in the Senate, smaller and less ideologically disparate than the last.

    Hegerberg hat-trick fires Lyon to fourth straight Champions League


    Ada Hegerberg fired Olympique Lyon to an unprecedented fourth straight Women's Champions League title with a first-half...

    Ada Hegerberg fired Olympique Lyon to an unprecedented fourth straight Women's Champions League title with a first-half hat-trick.

    Man charged over Perth street fight involving a torch, two hospitalised


    A fight between two men in Perth has ended when one of the men was struck in the head with a torch and a woman trying to break them up was knocked to the...

    A fight between two men in Perth has ended when one of the men was struck in the head with a torch and a woman trying to break them up was knocked to the ground.

    Djokovic and Nadal to meet in Rome final, Konta faces Pliskova


    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won on Saturday to set up an Italian Open final meeting, while British No.1 Johanna Konta booked a final clash with Karolina...

    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won on Saturday to set up an Italian Open final meeting, while British No.1 Johanna Konta booked a final clash with Karolina Pliskova.

    Game of Thrones finale: the answer to the biggest question in TV


    At 11am on Monday, Australian viewers will tune in for a milestone in television history, the final episode of Game of Thrones. One fan celebrates the...

    At 11am on Monday, Australian viewers will tune in for a milestone in television history, the final episode of Game of Thrones. One fan celebrates the occasion.

    Alonso, McLaren on the brink at Indy 500


    McLaren's return to the Indianapolis 500 has neared total collapse after Fernando Alonso failed to lock himself into the field on the first day of...

    McLaren's return to the Indianapolis 500 has neared total collapse after Fernando Alonso failed to lock himself into the field on the first day of qualifying.

    The expert who predicted Trump, Brexit - and Scott Morrison


    With polling and betting markets missing the mark, experts are increasingly turning to social media to judge voter sentiment on a larger...

    With polling and betting markets missing the mark, experts are increasingly turning to social media to judge voter sentiment on a larger scale.

    Books that Changed Me: Neil Grant


    Neil Grant learned a lot from a book by a remarkable 19th-century Chinese gold...

    Neil Grant learned a lot from a book by a remarkable 19th-century Chinese gold miner.

    Tablet interactive: Federal Election 2019 LIVE


    Scott Morrison declares victory as Bill Shorten steps down. Follow our live coverage throughout the...

    Scott Morrison declares victory as Bill Shorten steps down. Follow our live coverage throughout the day.

    Man dies, boy escapes injury in horror north-west crash


    The Toyota Landcruiser Troopcarrier was being driven by a 68-year-old woman and was carrying a 63-year-old male and nine-year-old...

    The Toyota Landcruiser Troopcarrier was being driven by a 68-year-old woman and was carrying a 63-year-old male and nine-year-old boy.

    Essendon's best footy ahead of them, says Worsfold


    Bombers coach John Worsfold was delighted his team got up in a close one while Ross Lyon, his Fremantle opposite number, could only lament their...

    Bombers coach John Worsfold was delighted his team got up in a close one while Ross Lyon, his Fremantle opposite number, could only lament their inefficiencies

    Time to stop polling and start listening: why we got election so wrong


    A leading social researcher admits, for the first time in my career, she got it wrong. So did many others, including in the Coalition. What do we learn from...

    A leading social researcher admits, for the first time in my career, she got it wrong. So did many others, including in the Coalition. What do we learn from it?

    Stormers draw with Crusaders in Super Rugby thriller


    The Stormers snatched a draw with the last kick of the game in a Super Rugby thriller against the mighty...

    The Stormers snatched a draw with the last kick of the game in a Super Rugby thriller against the mighty Crusaders.

    Scott slides, Koepka takes record PGA lead


    Adam Scott believes Brooks Koepka is transforming golf at the major championship level after the big-hitting American secured the largest 54-hole lead in US PGA Championship...

    Adam Scott believes Brooks Koepka is transforming golf at the major championship level after the big-hitting American secured the largest 54-hole lead in US PGA Championship history.

    'Synonymous with the whole of Sydney': Charlie Teo his 'angels' ready for City2Surf


    World-reknowned brain surgeon Charlie Teo says he's lost count of how many times he's participated in the City2Surf, but that it's one of the highlights of the Sydney...

    World-reknowned brain surgeon Charlie Teo says he's lost count of how many times he's participated in the City2Surf, but that it's one of the highlights of the Sydney calendar.

    Bowling the key to Australian World Cup success: Langer


    At a time when mammoth scores are becoming the norm in one-day cricket, the Australian coach is looking squarely at his bowling...

    At a time when mammoth scores are becoming the norm in one-day cricket, the Australian coach is looking squarely at his bowling attack.

    Controversial right-wing politician Fraser Anning booted from Senate


    Remembered widely as the victim of an egging by teenager Will Connolly, the right-wing politician has failed to secure enough votes to win himself a place in...

    Remembered widely as the victim of an egging by teenager Will Connolly, the right-wing politician has failed to secure enough votes to win himself a place in Parliament. 

    Man falls into bonfire in Lockyer Valley


    The man survived with burns to his hands, arms and back after the incident occurred about 12.30am on...

    The man survived with burns to his hands, arms and back after the incident occurred about 12.30am on Sunday.

    Manchester City crush Watford to seal English treble


    Raheem Sterling's hat-trick helped Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first team to win an English domestic...

    Raheem Sterling's hat-trick helped Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first team to win an English domestic treble.

    Residents stranded after fire at Newtown apartment block


    Residents have been evacuated from their Newtown unit block after a fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday...

    Residents have been evacuated from their Newtown unit block after a fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning.