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Jarryd Hayne's crash in 49ers loss

11:56am Jarred Hayne is run over by his own teammate during the San Fransisco 49ers game against the Green Bay Packers.

Banking & Finance

St George Bank's online banking services down

St George customers have been unable to access their funds through internet banking.

11:49am Thousands of St George Bank customers have been unable to use banking services for 24 hours.

Video QLD News

Uber drivers attacked in cars

11:48am Two Uber drivers are among the victims in a series of assaults across the Brisbane CBD early Monday morning.


Sydney weather: Melting records point to lingering warmth

Bronte Beach was a good place to be on Monday morning.

PETER HANNAM 11:36am Parts of the Sydney Basin are likely to see their longest spell of early-season heat on record, giving residents and visitors yet more reason to hit the beaches.


Post Melbourne Festival: Where to slake your thirst

A Boilermaker which consists of cured ham, beer and whiskey at Boilermaker House on Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Photo Paul Jeffers
29 May 2015

MATT HOLDEN 11:35am Devotion to detail, and to serving a diversity of drinks in spaces both small and curated or large and loud, is what makes Melbourne's bar scene so enticing.


Aurizon warns dispute with WICET could hit earnings by $27 million a year

JENNY WIGGINS 11:34am Aurizon has warned a dispute with the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal could hurt annual earnings.


Pope Francis: marriage is between men and women

ANDREA VOGT 11:32am Pope Francis has defended marriage as "an indissoluble bond between a man and a woman" as he opened a landmark Catholic synod on the family.


Lawrence Mooney on Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull in Surely Not!

Comedian Lawrence Mooney says leaders are fair game.

ALEXANDRA BACK 11:30am Comedian Lawrence Mooney is giving lessons on how to speak like Malcolm Turnbull.


Typhoon Mujigae lashes southern China

Strong waves brought by Typhoon Dujuan hit the breakwater in Quanzhou, China, on September 29.

ADAM JOURDAN 11:30am Howling winds and snarling seas whipped up by Typhoon Mujigae have caught several Chinese fishing vessels stranded at sea, with several people dead and 16 fishermen missing.


Salesforce co-founder Parker Harris survived the dotcom crash as customers died around them

ROSE POWELL 11:29am The co-founder of $US50 billion tech giant Salesforce still shudders to recall the harrowing days of the dotcom crash, which claimed its peers.

World business

Tragic deaths expose Wall Street's ruthless culture

WILLIAM D. COHAN 11:29am Two grieving fathers agree that the long hours young bankers feel obliged to work are a big problem.

ACT News

Man charged with assault after citizen's arrest near Westfield Woden

11:28am Man charged with assault after he was arrested by a member of the public near Westfield Woden.

Video AFL Real Footy

Worsfold new Essendon coach

ADAM CAREY 11:28am John Worsfold has been announced as James Hird replacement at the Essendon football club.


Life's too short to rush into software updates

Dropping your phone isn't the only way to break it – don't be first in line for major software updates.

ADAM TURNER 11:23am Whether it's Apple iOS 9 or Android 6.0, Windows or Mac, there's no reason to rush into major software updates.


Tourism New Zealand’s marketing video shows car driving on wrong side of the road

TOM HUNT 11:15am Tourism New Zealand has been left red-faced after a video marketing New Zealand to tourists features a campervan driving on the wrong side of the road.


Foreshores Beach still dirtiest but Sydney's water quality improving overall

The orange shore at Botany Bay.

ESTHER HAN 11:13am A Botany Bay beach with a new car park, toilet facility and boat launch has been declared as Sydney's most polluted swimming spot for the forth year running.


Carsales completes Mexican acquisition

11:13am has completed the acquisition of a 65 per cent stake in SoloAutos.

Video Travel News

Come to NZ, drive on the wrong side of road

Come to NZ, drive on the wrong side of road (Thumbnail)

11:10am It happens quickly, can you spot it? Early in this video commissioned by Tourism New Zealand, a campervan can be seen driving on the wrong side of the road.

Latest News

#MyFirstApartment tweets share the horrors of leaving home

CAMILLE BIANCHI 11:07am US talk show host Jimmy Fallon has asked viewers to share their experiences of their first apartments, using 150 characters or less.

US Sports

Jarryd Hayne quiet as San Francisco 49ers beaten by Green Bay Packers

Disappointing day: Jarryd Hayne.

11:04am Jarryd Hayne returned just two punts and fumbled another as the San Francisco 49ers lost their third straight NFL match on Sunday, a 17-3 loss at home to Green Bay.


The obscure data that suggests US profits are surprisingly strong

SOFIA HORTA E COSTA, INYOUNG HWANG AND LU WANG 10:58am New data suggests US corporate profits are not as weak as feared.


New York hedge fund Litespeed lifts stake in Bradken yet again

Bradken goes back to basics as Chilean firm keeps gun in holster.

SIMON EVANS 10:57am New York hedge fund Litespeed Management lifts stake in Bradken - again.

Video National News

MPavilion architecture project unveiled

MPavilion architecture project unveiled (Thumbnail)

10:57am The temporary structure is designed to create the sensation of a forest canopy and will be stationed at Queen Victoria Gardens, opposite the Arts Centre until February 7.

Video Entertainment News

Hillary Clinton targets Trump on Saturday Night Live

Hillary Clinton targets Trump on Saturday Night Live (Thumbnail)

10:48am US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spars with a version of herself played by Kate McKinnon on Saturday Night Live.


Jarryd Hayne taken out by teammate as San Francisco 49ers lose to Green Bay Packers

MEGAN LEVY 10:48am It's a tough day on the field when even your own teammates are out to get you.


Medecins Sans Frontieres accuses US of war crime after Afghan hospital bombed

Flames can be seen inside the MSF hospital in Kunduz.

ALI M. LATIFI AND W. J. HENNIGAN 10:48am The medical charity Doctors Without Borders closed its hospital in the Afghan province of Kunduz on Sunday, and charged that a suspected US air strike that killed 22 people there appeared to have...

The Economy

TPP: Breakthrough on drugs brings Pacific trade deal nearer after five years of negotiations

10:45am Breakthrough over new biotech drug monopoly periods could clear way for trade pact.


Asian haze set to become worst on record

A Malaysian in a face mask on Sunday, as the haze from forest fires worsens across south-east Asia.

LINDSAY MURDOCH 10:45am Malaysia has ordered all schools to close for two days as choking haze blanketing a large swathe of south-east Asia is on track to become the worst on record.

WA News

Police catch 'Porsche Kid' Bret Lindsay Capper after week-long manhunt

Police dog Rumble was deployed for the arrest.

EMMA YOUNG 10:43am 'Porsche kid' Bret Lindsay Capper was captured by police late on Sunday night after spending more than a week tearing through the Perth metropolitan area, allegedly by way of stolen cars and armed...

League News

NSWRL investigating porn retweet during NRL grand final

Investigating: The NSWRL is investigating how its official twitter account retweeted a sexually explicit photo during the NRL grand final.

TOM DECENT 10:41am The New South Wales Rugby League is investigating how a sexually explicit photo from a pornography account was retweeted from the official NSWRL account during Sunday's night's NRL grand final.

Latest News

It's a bling bling round up on the glorious Gold Coast

45-51 Albatross Avenue at Mermaid Beach is beyond extravagant.

MICHAEL DUFFY 10:30am The Gold Coast is the home of sun, sand and surf. It is also home to some of the most exclusive real estate that Australia has to offer.

TV & Radio

Mipcom gets underway in Cannes despite natural disaster declared

Elizabeth Hurley plays Queen Helena in <i>The Royals</i>.

MICHAEL IDATO 10:28am Cannes still picking up the pieces as world's biggest TV program market opens its doors for business.

Latest News

Sydney auction market back to 2012 levels

The most expensive property sold at auction was a five-bedroom home in Turramurra.

ANDREW WILSON 10:28am Sydney's weekend auction market provided no relief for sellers on Saturday, with the local market now clearly tracking at its lowest levels since 2012. 

Video Car Reviews

Shorty's Classic Car Garage: Subaru Impreza WRX

10:23am Our man looks at the car that created a new era of affordable performance car.

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015: Maradona brings 'royalty' to Argentina match

Different kind of royalty: Diego Maradona.

SIMON BRIGGS 10:22am After appearances from Prince Harry and Prince William during the early stages of this World Cup, Argentina enjoyed a visit from a different kind of royalty

Digital Life News

'This is an absolute joke': extended St George Bank internet banking outage leaves customers stranded

BEN GRUBB 10:17am Tens of thousands of St George bank customers are reeling following an outage of online, mobile and telephone banking at the bank that has lasted for almost a day.

Technology News

'This is an absolute joke': St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA internet banking outage leaves customers stranded

St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA suffer outage.

BEN GRUBB 10:17am Tens of thousands of Westpac-owned St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA customers were reeling on Monday following an outage of online, mobile, and telephone banking at the banks.


Ruling Portuguese party ready for new government after narrow win

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho gestures following the announcement of the results of Portugal's general elections on Sunday.

AXEL BUGGE AND ANDREI KHALIP 10:15am Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said he was ready to form a new government after his coalition won the most votes in an election but fell short of a majority.


Portuguese ruling party ready for new government after narrow win

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho gestures following the announcement of the results of Portugal's general elections on Sunday.

AXEL BUGGE AND ANDREI KHALIP 10:15am Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said he was ready to form a new government after his coalition won the most votes in an election but fell short of a majority.


Karalee Katsambanis: 'Isolated and alienated'? Look elswhere

Karalee Katsambanis

KARALEE KATSAMBANIS 10:12am There is no reason whatsoever for a 15 year old living in Australia in 2015 to have gunned down an innocent man leaving his work on Friday afternoon. No reason at all.

Latest News

Tom Cruise is seeking $70m for his Beverly Hills mansion

LAUREN BEALE AND NEAL J. LEITEREG 10:12am Box-office star Tom Cruise just sold a Hollywood Hills West compound for $11.4 million - but that's not even the main attraction.

Video World News

Typhoon Mujigae spawns tornado

Typhoon Mujigae lashes southern China (Thumbnail)

10:07am Typhoon Mujigae brought a violent tornado to the city of Foshan. At least four people are dead after winds of up to 180 km/h lashed China's south coast on Sunday.


Refugee crisis: Germany now expects up to 1.5m migrants this year

A refugee in Macedonia holds her baby on Friday while waiting for a train to Serbia.

MICHELLE MARTIN 10:01am German authorities expect up to 1.5 million asylum seekers to arrive in Germany this year, the Bild daily newspaper said, up from a previous estimate of 800,000 to 1 million.

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies sweat on Rob Horne scans as Michael Cheika praises winger's 'grunt'

Excited: Rob Horne of the Wallabies runs the ball against the Springboks in Brisbane.

CHRIS DUTTON 10:00am Winger Rob Horne's World Cup fate will be decided in the coming days, but coach Michael Cheika hopes his "grunt" and attitude will rub off on the rest of the squad as it chases international glory.


Jurgen Klopp signs three-year deal with Liverpool: report

Jurgen Klopp was manager at Borussia Dortmund.

10:00am Former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly replaced sacked manager Brendan Rodgers at EPL giants Liverpool.


Family-friendly apartment blocks the way of the future

LIANA RIGON The Australian Dream doesn't just involve a house, backyard and a picket fence. Many families are now choosing apartments and finding them just as amenable for their children.


School bus in crash at Locksley, near Euroa

Police have been led on a high speed pursuit through Belmont

ROBYN GRACE A bus has been involved in an accident near Euroa, in the state's north.

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015: Billy Vunipola denies saying Sam Burgess' inclusion divided England squad

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28:  Sam Burgess faces the media during the England press conference at Pennyhill Park on September 28, 2015 in Bagshot, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

GAVIN MAIRS England's humiliating World Cup exit has plunged the Rugby Football Union into turmoil.

Video National News

Bitcoin loses shine in Australia

Bitcoin loses shine in Australia (Thumbnail)

Australia hosts the first co-ordinated shutdown of bitcoin accounts by a country's banking system as fears over crime links hit the currency.

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wales coach Warren Gatland slams stupid "group of hell"

It's riduculous: Wales coach Warren Gatland has hit out at the Rugby World Cup draw.

CHRIS DUTTON Wales coach Warren Gatland has slammed World Rugby officials for the way they do the World Cup draw, describing the "group of hell" as stupid and ridiculous.


University of NSW students reveal a tale of two career paths: coal mining and renewable energy

 Annette Au, UNSW mining engineer graduate.

PETER HANNAM Two sets of engineering students are about to graduate at universities across the country with quite contrasting prospects.


UFC 192: Daniel Cormier sets up Jon Jones rematch

UFC Light Heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, left, takes an uppercut from challenger Alexander Gustasson at UFC 192 in Houston.

LIAM DUCEY Light heavyweight champ narrowly beats challenger Gustafsson.

Video Sports HQ

Johnathan Thurston's strange eye injury

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys talks to the media after winning the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

As he kicked the final goal in the NRL grand final, JT didn't appear to be injured but moments later blood was pouring from a wound on his face.

Video National News

Push to make codeine painkillers prescription-only

Products linked to the drug may no longer be available over-the-counter from June next year in a bid to 'save lives'.

Markets Live

Markets Live: Gold miners go gangbusters

Buying bears and selling bulls often works, but sometimes it doesn't.

JENS MEYER Shares are rallying hard, with gold miners and BHP leading the charge.

Canberra Life

Goldilocks from Ickle Pickle Productions is quirky and entertaining

Comedy gold: Katy Larkin as Baby Bear, left, and Jenny Lange as Goldilocks.

PETER WILKINS Ickle Pickle's 10th-anniversary production of its first show is enjoyable school holiday entertainment.


Oregon mass shooting: father tells how dead classmate's blood saved daughter

Randy Scroggins cries as he talks about is daughter Lacey Scroggins in Roseburg on Saturday.

MATT PEARCE Randy Scroggins sat down on his porch as dusk fell Saturday, his eyes red with emotion and exhaustion. He had a story to tell. It was time to tell it.


GST and business purchases

Max Newnham

MAX NEWNHAM What are the rules?


First look at Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones 3

Bridget Jones 3

ANDREW STEPHENS More than a decade since the last instalment of the series, Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth are back in the world of famous fictional diarist Bridget Jones - and the first photos show Zellweger...


Brisbane Uber drivers attacked in spate of assaults

A group of men is believed to be behind a series of attacks on Uber drivers in inner Brisbane.

KIM STEPHENS Group believed to be behind series of attacks on drivers.

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Front and Centre: Hawthorn win 2015 AFL premiership

Hawthorn easily account for West Coast by 46pts to win their third straight AFL Grand Final.