Perth

Laid-back royals hit the beach, but barefoot stroll proves a step too far for duchess

Damien Murphy Locals have long believed Manly the centre of the universe. Suspicions were confirmed on Thursday when Manly boy Mike Baird landed the second leg of the leadership double with the other local hero,...

Emirates flight bound for Dubai drops off unwell passenger at Perth Airport

Melanie Kembrey An Emirates flight bound for Dubai from Sydney was forced to dump its fuel and land due to an unwell passenger.

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Tony Abbott offer to help grieving relatives get to Perth

Tony Abbott

Lindsay Murdoch, David Wroe, Philip Wen The grieving families of the passengers and crew on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 are clamouring to come to Perth to be nearer the search after a declaration by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak...

When the apocalypse comes, Armageddon far away from Perth

John Birmingham For the true fan of the apocalypse, the end of the world is all about the shooting and shopping. Oh sure, there's the dread, horror and the terribly sad bits where everyone dies and you can't get a...

DFAT confirms death of Perth man Rodney Chambers in Philippines

Rodney Chambers from Perth

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it's providing consular assistance to the family of an Australian man found dead in the Philippines.

Rebels set off on national run to Perth

Rebels motorcycle gang

Nino Bucci National taskforce that has cut off the Rebels at the knees may take aim at the other 'big three'.

Perth methanol victim's parents expect arrests

Liam Davies' heartbroken family speak (Thumbnail)

The parents of a teenager who died after his drink was spiked with methanol on an Indonesian island say they are confident the perpetrators will be arrested.

Perth woman raped in Bali

Karlis Salna An Australian woman assaulted as a knife was held to her throat during a violent robbery in Bali is believed to be the latest victim of a serial rapist.

Western force: US eyes basing fleet near Perth

Nick O'malley, Dylan Welch The presence of US forces in Australia could be given a radical boost under plans due to be presented to Congress today, which include the particularly daring option of basing an entire US naval...

US eyes Perth naval base

USS Abraham Lincoln

Nick O'Malley, John Garnaut and Dylan Welch The US could base an aircraft carrier and supporting fleet in Perth, under plans to be presented to Congress today.

Perth base to give US 'firepower'

Proposal to host an entire US carrier battle group of up to 10 warships in Perth was part of an exercise to establish exactly how far the US could increase its firepower in the Asia-Pacific, the...

US strategists wanted to push firepower limits in Perth plan

Aerial photograph of HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West at Garden Island, Western Australia.

Nick O'Malley and Dylan Welch A PROPOSAL to host an entire US carrier battle group of up to 10 warships in Perth was part of an exercise to establish exactly how far the US could ramp up its firepower in the Asia-Pacific, the...

Sapper Martin to be farewelled in Perth

Sapper James Martin

A soldier who was killed in Afghanistan only three months into his first operational deployment for the Australian army will be farewelled in his home town of Perth on Tuesday.

Vice-Admiral Russell Crane

Perth's heroic last sea battle

The crew of the HMAS Perth 1941-1943.

SEA BATTLES stem from ancient days, and as sailors we have an unending commitment to the traditions of life at sea.

Perth man stabbed in Bali home invasion

Bali home invasion victim, Paul Gill.

A Perth man managed to throw one of his attackers out of a window before being stabbed in the neck and chest during a home invasion at a Bali villa in the early hours of Friday morning.

Melbourne Victory eliminates Perth Glory

Fans arrive prior to the A-League Elimination final match between Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory at Etihad Stadium

Melbourne Victory took on Perth Glory at Ethihad Stadium for the A-Legue Elimination Final, which saw Victory knock out Glory in thrilling 2-1 match.

Perth tops the nation with mortgage and rent

Perth CBD

Peter Martin THE census provides an insight into why many Australians feel they are going backwards. The typical household income grew 20 per cent in the five years to the 2011 census.

Perth speak its mind on Cousins

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Ben Cousins' old town of Perth speak their mind about the documentary, drugs and that smirk.

Perth Ten news update - 26/08/10

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Making news today: Ben Cousin's drug revelations draw fire from counsellors but police in WA say they won't be pursuing him.

Perth speaks of Cousins

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People in Ben Cousins' old town of Perth speak their mind about the documentary, drugs and that smirk.