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Eels launch internal probe into horror season
Eels

Eels launch internal probe into horror season

The Parramatta board, installed when its predecessors were kicked out of office over the salary cap scandal, is about to face its first real test.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Wanted man: Sainsbury attracted big offers after half hour against France
Socceroos

Wanted man: Sainsbury attracted big offers after half hour against France

The World Cup is the biggest shop window in football and 33 minutes against France was all Sainsbury needed to attract offers from Champions League-bound clubs.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Amazon's Prime offer 'not impressive' but just the start
Retail

Amazon's Prime offer 'not impressive' but just the start

The launch of Amazon Prime will "rapidly" increase its size in Australia, even if the subscription service lags that on offer in other markets, experts say.

  • by Patrick Hatch
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Violence breaks out at Liberal Party meeting

A Liberal Party branch meeting in Arncliffe - in Sydney's south - turned violent and bloody, with some claiming there was racial abuse. Vision courtesy Seven News

Ricciardo's Red Bull confirm engine deal with Honda
Formula 1

Ricciardo's Red Bull confirm engine deal with Honda

Daniel Ricciardo will have a new engine in his Red Bull - if he decides to stick with the team - after the Formula One outfit confirmed their deal with Honda.

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Young mum who suffered heart attack while visiting premature baby has brain damage
New Zealand

Young mum who suffered heart attack while visiting premature baby has brain damage

Brain damage has been confirmed for a young mum who suffered a heart attack while visiting her premature baby in hospital.

  • by Danielle Clent
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Jail urged for Archbishop Wilson

Sending Adelaide Archibishop Philip Wilson to jail would send a clear message to powerful religious organisations about institutional concealment of child sex abuse, argued Crown prosecutor Gareth Harrison. Vision courtesy Seven News

Ollie Wines commits long-term to Port Adelaide
Breaking
Port Adelaide

Ollie Wines commits long-term to Port Adelaide

Highly sought after Port Adelaide midfielder Ollie Wines has committed to the Power for the next four years in a show of faith in the club.

  • by Peter Ryan
Jake Gordon joins Wallabies squad but Joe Powell preparing to play
Super Rugby

Jake Gordon joins Wallabies squad but Joe Powell preparing to play

Powell has been in the Wallabies squad for more than a year but played just 30 minutes of Test rugby.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Coleman declares himself right for Ireland decider
Wallabies

Coleman declares himself right for Ireland decider

Adam Coleman copped a nasty blow to the cheek but says he will withstand the pain in Saturday's decider in Sydney.

  • by Tom Decent
French air traffic control causes a third of all flight delays in Europe
Politics

French air traffic control causes a third of all flight delays in Europe

France's strike-prone and ill-equipped air traffic controllers are responsible for delays not just at home, a senate report has concluded.

  • by Henry Samuel
Woolworths snaps up prime site on Pitt St Mall
Commercial real estate

Woolworths snaps up prime site on Pitt St Mall

Woolies responds to increase in city residents with another Metro store.

  • by Carolyn Cummins
The final determination of who is tougher
act sport

The final determination of who is tougher

The Australian Defence Force and the Australian Police women's rugby teams will meet on field for the first time on Friday afternoon at 3pm. 

  • by Etta Louise
The natural:  Rookie Ponga feeling comfortable in Maroons camp
State of Origin

The natural: Rookie Ponga feeling comfortable in Maroons camp

The Knights fullback couldn't have been calmer as he spoke about his impending debut and instructions from coach Kevin Walters.

  • by Phil Lutton
Demons sign Shae Sloane, sister of Rory
Women's AFL

Demons sign Shae Sloane, sister of Rory

Melbourne sign former national volleyball captain Shae Sloane.

  • by Daniel Cherny
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Uncle Josh proved to be a tough nut for Cleary to crack
sin bin
State of Origin

Uncle Josh proved to be a tough nut for Cleary to crack

Nobody has questioned Nathan Cleary's toughness. Except for his famous footballing uncle.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Warming Pacific 'primed' for possible El Nino forming by this spring
Extreme weather

Warming Pacific 'primed' for possible El Nino forming by this spring

Farmers beware: a build-up of warm water in the eastern Pacific has lifted the odds for an El Nino forming late this spring, the Bureau of Meteorology says.

  • by Peter Hannam
Mountain biker says it's a 50.50 chance of injury every time she rides
act sport

Mountain biker says it's a 50.50 chance of injury every time she rides

Harriet Burbidge-Smith will replace the injured Caroline Buchanan at the world championships in Italy next month.

  • by Etta Louise
Compensation call as angry Optus customers face the ring around
Media & marketing

Compensation call as angry Optus customers face the ring around

The telco watchdog says it has limited jurisdiction when it comes to consumer complaints about online services.

  • by Benjamin Ansell
Tim the Yowie Man: Keeper of Lake George
Travel

Tim the Yowie Man: Keeper of Lake George

Dick Field has earned his moniker of ‘‘unofficial keeper of Lake George’’.

  • by Tim the Yowie Man
China says Pacific debt claims 'ridiculous' after Julie Bishop raises concerns
Belt and Road

China says Pacific debt claims 'ridiculous' after Julie Bishop raises concerns

China’s ambassador says the proposition China was creating so-called debt-traps for small nations is “ridiculous”.

  • by David Wroe
Key dementia treatment doesn't work - but keep doing it anyway
Health

Key dementia treatment doesn't work - but keep doing it anyway

Exercise does nothing to treat dementia, a new study indicates, possibly striking out one hope for fighting the disease.

  • by Liam Mannix
Socceroos will be trained to the minute for Danes
Socceroos

Socceroos will be trained to the minute for Danes

Eating times, training, sleeping and travel arrangements have been adjusted for the Denmark match.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Mid-season report card: North Melbourne
North Melbourne

Mid-season report card: North Melbourne

If North seldom receives critical acclaim, the club has never been so ‘‘misunderestimated’’ — as George W. Bush would say — as it was in the 2018 pre-season.

  • by Jake Niall
Heath Ledger's life in art to be on show in Canberra
Australian film

Heath Ledger's life in art to be on show in Canberra

An exhibition about the life and art of the late actor Heath Ledger will open at the National Film and Sound Archive in August.

  • by Sally Pryor
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Roald Dahl's mischievous magic comes to the stage
Canberra life

Roald Dahl's mischievous magic comes to the stage

Shake & Stir brings its adaptation of George's Marvellous Medicine to the Playhouse.

  • by Ron Cerabona
Gold Coast examining why Suns setting so early
Gold Coast Suns

Gold Coast examining why Suns setting so early

The Suns review of their football program remains ongoing as they try to halt their fourth-quarter fadeouts.

  • by Peter Ryan
'Filthy' Phipps relishing chance to steer Wallabies to series victory
Australia rugby

'Filthy' Phipps relishing chance to steer Wallabies to series victory

Nick Phipps has had to wait two years to start a Test for the Wallabies on home soil. On Saturday, he will get the chance as starting halfback against Ireland.

  • by Tom Decent
East Timor names former president as prime minister
Politics

East Timor names former president as prime minister

Former East Timor president and revolutionary Taur Matan Ruak will lead after 11 months of gridlock.

  • by Michael Sainsbury
Geocon's Republic precinct fast-tracked to be finished in just over three years
Planning and development

Geocon's Republic precinct fast-tracked to be finished in just over three years

The $1 billion mixed-used precinct was originally planned to be built over 10 years.

  • by Han Nguyen
Arzani taking giant World Cup leap in his stride
Socceroos

Arzani taking giant World Cup leap in his stride

Having had his initial taste of playing on the world's biggest stage, the youngest player in Russia wants more.

  • by Michael Lynch
The ASX has closed lower after US President Donald Trump said he was looking to impose further tariffs on China.

ASX edges lower on Trump's Chinese tariff threats

The Australian sharemarket closed slightly lower on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose more tariffs on China.

  • by William McInnes
Siliva Havili declares the best is yet to come for Tonga
Raiders

Siliva Havili declares the best is yet to come for Tonga

Tonga are preparing for a Pacific Test showdown that means more than ever in the context of the island nation's rugby league future.

  • by Caden Helmers & David Polkinghorne
The key dates in the case against David Eastman
David Eastman

The key dates in the case against David Eastman

The timeline of events as set out by the Crown in the case against David Harold Eastman.

How the ranks of super-wealthy are growing
Rich families

How the ranks of super-wealthy are growing

There are now more than 18 million people with $US1 million or more to spare, a new report says.

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Fury over decision to scrap Raiders club fine in problem gambling case
Updated
Gambling

Fury over decision to scrap Raiders club fine in problem gambling case

A problem gambler who lost more than $200,000 says it is "utterly pathetic and outrageous".

  • by Blake Foden & Katie Burgess
Heppell, Smith declared fit to face Eagles
Essendon

Heppell, Smith declared fit to face Eagles

Bombers captain Dyson Heppell has recovered from a heavy hit from Luke Hodge.

  • by Jon Pierik
Umpires not so touchy over player contact
Exclusive
Match review

Umpires not so touchy over player contact

Senior umpires have pleaded with the AFL to reconsider its position on umpire contact, saying the fining of players is damaging their relationship with players.

  • by Sam McClure
Chau Chak Wing seeking vindication, not money: court
Courts

Chau Chak Wing seeking vindication, not money: court

Chinese-Australian billionaire Chau Chak Wing is seeking vindication in his defamation battle with Fairfax and money is not the object, the Federal Court heard.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Philippines overturns deportation order for Australian nun
Philippines

Philippines overturns deportation order for Australian nun

Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox can remain in the Philippines for now after the country's Justice Department overturned an order for her deportation.

  • by Craig Skehan
Sainsbury the master of his own fate as he leads Socceroo defence
FIFA World Cup

Sainsbury the master of his own fate as he leads Socceroo defence

Trent Sainsbury's laid back style can be deceptive, but the Socceroo centre back is fully focused on a good World Cup and a move to the big time.

  • by Michael Lynch
Australia's million-dollar World Cup question: Who will score goals?
FIFA World Cup

Australia's million-dollar World Cup question: Who will score goals?

Daniel Arzani and Trent Sainsbury know Australia can defend well, but the striker and defender both believe that the Socceroos have goals in them too

  • by Michael Lynch
Tigers board clears the way for Farah's return
Wests Tigers

Tigers board clears the way for Farah's return

The final impediment to a Tigers homecoming has been removed for Robbie Farah after the board rubber-stamped his return.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007
Guns

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

The new global estimate is significantly higher than the 875 million firearms int he last survey, mostly due to increasing civilian ownership.

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'I feel like I'm back in school'

Frustrations boil over in an Estimates hearing Tuesday as an incredulous Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus spars with Liberal senator Eric Abetz.

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Lions trial new rules in Gabba scratch match
Breaking
Brisbane Lions

Lions trial new rules in Gabba scratch match

The Brisbane Lions are the latest club to trial new rules with the AFL attending a training session at the Gabba with kick-ins occurring from 25 metres out

  • by Peter Ryan
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ABC being used as 'punching bag': Guthrie

The Australian people resent it being used as a punching bag and it is priceless, says ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie.

England triumphs despite flurry of flying insects
Putin the boot in
Off the field

England triumphs despite flurry of flying insects

England and Tunisia's players had to use repellent to fend off swarms of insects during their World Cup game.

  • by Andrew Wu
The hat Napoleon dropped at Waterloo, picked up for a small fortune
France

The hat Napoleon dropped at Waterloo, picked up for a small fortune

A hat attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and said to have been dropped 203 years ago was bought on Monday for more than $500,000 by an unnamed collector.

  • by Aurelien Breeden
Bulldogs leadership group has 'let the team down': Johannisen
Western Bulldogs

Bulldogs leadership group has 'let the team down': Johannisen

Western Bulldogs playmaker Jason Johannisen says the leadership group has not performed consistently on field.

  • by Jon Pierik
Tony Abbott steps up attack on Malcolm Turnbull's climate plan
Energy

Tony Abbott steps up attack on Malcolm Turnbull's climate plan

The Prime Minister is sticking to his energy plan despite new calls to soften its emission targets.

  • by David Crowe
Internet providers ordered to block 15 torrent, streaming sites by Federal Court
Media & marketing

Internet providers ordered to block 15 torrent, streaming sites by Federal Court

Pay TV provider Foxtel brought court action against Telstra, Optus, TPG and other ISPs to block the piracy sites.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Surprise: Kim Jong-un arrives in Beijing
North Korea

Surprise: Kim Jong-un arrives in Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing, where he is expected to brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit last week with Donald Trump.

  • by Kirsty Needham
The ASX could break a 10-year closing high during trade today.
LIVE
Markets Live

Markets Live: ASX closes lower on new tariff threat

The Australian share market has closed lower today on the back of President Trump's threat of new tariffs on China.

  • by William McInnes
Ferry sinks in Sumatra, dozens missing
Indonesia

Ferry sinks in Sumatra, dozens missing

About 80 passengers were aboard a ferry that sank in Lake Toba in Indonesia's North Sumatra province.

  • by Tabita Diela
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Trump's team struggles to wrest control of family separation saga
Immigration

Trump's team struggles to wrest control of family separation saga

Pressed into service amid a maelstrom of bipartisan criticism, the Homeland Security chief attempted to quell mounting outrage over images of children crying.

  • by David Nakamura & Nick Miroff
'Give it back': Soccer fans unmoved by Optus network assurances
Media & marketing

'Give it back': Soccer fans unmoved by Optus network assurances

Optus may be happy with its network performance overnight but angry soccer fans have questioned whether it will cope once it takes back exclusive games from SBS.

  • by Benjamin Ansell
Napa confident of playing Origin II but fitness test remains
Queensland Maroons

Napa confident of playing Origin II but fitness test remains

Melbourne's Tim Glasby is on standby for Napa who must pass a fitness test at the Maroons' opposed training session at their Gold Coast camp on Wednesday.

  • by Phil Lutton
Top Liberal calls for Huawei to be banned from 5G networks
Breaking
China

Top Liberal calls for Huawei to be banned from 5G networks

Foreign affairs committee chair warns on security risks to new mobile services

  • by David Crowe
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App Store commissions case goes to US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has agreed to take up Apple's bid to escape a lawsuit accusing it of breaking federal antitrust laws by monopolising the market for iPhone apps.

Roofers replace tiles on the Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea.
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Gallery: The best photos from around the world

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

Pies re-sign Brown brothers, Scharenberg set to follow
Collingwood

Pies re-sign Brown brothers, Scharenberg set to follow

Collingwood is set to lock in emerging defender Matt Scharenberg as they begin to make decisions on a raft of uncontracted players.

  • by Peter Ryan
'We are not your punching bag': ABC boss Michelle Guthrie hits back at the Liberal Party
ABC

'We are not your punching bag': ABC boss Michelle Guthrie hits back at the Liberal Party

Michelle Guthrie has dramatically hit back at the Liberal Party over its call to privatise the public broadcaster.

  • by Michael Koziol
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Five wounded in Swedish shooting

Police say a shooting in Malmo which injured five people on Monday night is not a terror attack.

Climate change action given low priority in NSW Budget
NSW Budget

Climate change action given low priority in NSW Budget

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet made no mention of climate change in his budget speech, even as the threats continue to mount.

  • by Peter Hannam
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Trump's mid-term strategy: keeps base fired up by attacking migrants
Immigration

Trump's mid-term strategy: keeps base fired up by attacking migrants

Donald Trump sent his clearest signal yet he intends to make divisive, racially charged issues like immigration central going into the campaign season.

  • by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman
Bug installed in Eastman's house captured alleged confession
Updated
David Eastman

Bug installed in Eastman's house captured alleged confession

"He was the first man I ever killed," prosecutors allege he whispered. It came after mention of alleged Mafia involvement briefly closed the murder trial.

  • by Michael Inman & Alexandra Back
All-time Wanderers goalscorer Santalab moves on from Western Sydney
Western Sydney Wanderers

All-time Wanderers goalscorer Santalab moves on from Western Sydney

Veteran striker Brendon Santalab has quit the Western Sydney Wanderers, after the A-League club offered him an administrative role only for the new season.

Ruckman Lobb out in big blow for Giants
GWS Giants

Ruckman Lobb out in big blow for Giants

GWS ruckman Rory Lobb's wretched run with injury this year has continued.

  • by Andrew Wu
Illustration: Matt Golding
30 images

The latest illustrations from artist Matt Golding

Illustrations by the artist from The Age.

NRL Power Rankings: Souths on top for the first time as Panthers slip
Power rankings

NRL Power Rankings: Souths on top for the first time as Panthers slip

It's been a long time coming for a Rabbitohs side that quietly continues to do its thing each week.

  • by Matt Bungard
Key Kangaroo Waite set to face Bulldogs
North Melbourne

Key Kangaroo Waite set to face Bulldogs

North Melbourne hope to see the dividends of their conservative strategy when Jarrad Waite returns from a calf complaint this weekend.

ACT public servants overpaid almost $9 million in the past four years
ACT government

ACT public servants overpaid almost $9 million in the past four years

The ACT government has overpaid hundreds of public servants. And it's still trying to claw back more than half a million dollars from its staff.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Hayne sees a Pacific Test as rugby league's route into USA
Fiji

Hayne sees a Pacific Test as rugby league's route into USA

Hayne argues pacific nations would draw a bigger crowd in his once-adopted home than the clash between England and New Zealand will.

  • by Scott Bailey
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Dreamworld: How a water pump killed four people

Grieving families look for answers at the inquest into the Dreamworld tragedy. Vision courtesy Seven News.

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Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information
CIA

Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information

A former CIA employee from New York was charged on Monday with the theft of classified national defence information from the agency.

The latest illustrations from artist Andrew Weldon

Andrew Weldon has been a contributor to The Age and The Sunday Age for many years. His cartoons have been published widely nationally and internationally, including in The New Yorker, The Spectator and Private Eye. He has published two book collections of his work and several childrens' books. He smells funny.

The latest illustrations from artist Andrew Dyson

Some of his best work

Bill Shorten vows to block $144 billion income tax cut
Income tax

Bill Shorten vows to block $144 billion income tax cut

Labor's decision will force Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to negotiate with Pauline Hanson.

  • by David Crowe
Illustration: Matt Golding
9 images

Best of Fairfax cartoons June 19, 2018

Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their very own humorous version of the news of the day.

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New party, new policies, same Palmer

Taking credit for removing the Mining Tax, fixing the budget and freeing people from detention, Clive Palmer spruiks his new party for the "30% of Australians" who don't want to vote for a major party.

Sydney, Melbourne house prices tipped to fall 10 per cent
Property prices

Sydney, Melbourne house prices tipped to fall 10 per cent

ANZ says the housing market has slowed further than it expected and, as a result, it has "materially downgraded" its price outlook.

  • by Melanie Beeby
'Underperformer': Australian dollar drops below US74c
Currencies

'Underperformer': Australian dollar drops below US74c

The Australian dollar has continued its slide against the US dollar, dropping below 74 US cents.

New deal for fit-and-firing Christensen
Brisbane Lions

New deal for fit-and-firing Christensen

Allen Christensen has been rewarded with a new contract after making a successful return from shoulder problems that plagued him for two years.

  • by Peter Ryan
Audio of distressed children separated from parents emerges
Donald Trump

Audio of distressed children separated from parents emerges

A newly released audio recording of children being taken away from their parents has added to the outrage over the Trump administration immigration policy.

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Ennis unleashes on 'saddening, diabolical' Bulldogs
Bulldogs

Ennis unleashes on 'saddening, diabolical' Bulldogs

The Bulldogs have slipped to their worst start to a season in 54 years, with chances of making finals already effectively over with ten rounds still to play.

  • by Scott Bailey
Man tries to lure child into car in Garran
Crime

Man tries to lure child into car in Garran

Police have released a face-fit image of a man who they say tried to lure a child into a car.

The latest illustrations from artist Cathy Wilcox

The latest work by Sydney Morning Herald editorial cartoonist Cathy Wilcox.

Bitcoin 'breaking the internet' call was a cry for help
Comment
Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin 'breaking the internet' call was a cry for help

Missing from the BIS's withering 24-page report on bitcoin was one crucial thing.

  • by Lionel Laurent
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Ciobo dismisses China influence concerns

"They will have to take decisions about what is the best vehicle they can use to fund the best infrastructure in their countries", Mr Ciobo says, Trade Steven Ciobo dismissing assertions by journalists about Chinese influence in South Pacific countries.

Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'
Shares

Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'

The former CEO of JP Morgan in Australia says the cartel case over ANZ's capital raising may become a "distraction".

  • by Clancy Yeates
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Trump creates 'space force' as new military arm

US President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space.

Jones 'pulling knives out of his back' amid England rugby scrutiny
England rugby

Jones 'pulling knives out of his back' amid England rugby scrutiny

England head coach Eddie Jones was the subject of a pithy statement of support from the RFU, but came out much stronger in his own defence.

  • by Duncan Bech
Atlas gives Mineral Resources three days to match Rinehart bid
Mining

Atlas gives Mineral Resources three days to match Rinehart bid

Iron ore miner Atlas Iron said it would give Mineral Resources three business days to match a buyout offer made from Hancock Prospecting.

  • by Darren Gray
IAG offloads Asian businesses for $525m
Life insurance

IAG offloads Asian businesses for $525m

Insurance Australia Group is selling off three of its Asian businesses in a deal that will raise more than half a billion dollars.

  • by Clancy Yeates
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Sydney to host new pro hockey league

Sydney to host new pro hockey league

Six matches of the inaugural FIH pro hockey league will be played in Sydney next March.

  • by James Buckley
Politics Live: Labor to oppose stages two and three of government's income tax package
LIVE
The Pulse Live

Politics Live: Labor to oppose stages two and three of government's income tax package

Bill Shorten branded the government's position "irresponsible" and "radical".

  • by Fergus Hunter
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FIFA World Cup

Captain Kane rescues victory for England

England have defeated Tunisia 2-1 in dramatic fashion late on thanks to a header from captain Harry Kane.

Australia searching for One Day answers as England press for series win
Australia

Australia searching for One Day answers as England press for series win

It was too much for an Australian to admit they need to be more like England, but evidence is stacking up that the World Cup champions have to change their ODI ways.

  • by Nick Hoult
Kyrgios ready to break his Murray duck at Queen's
Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios ready to break his Murray duck at Queen's

Five-time Queen's winner Murray, who has been sidelined with a serious hip injury since Wimbledon last year, boasts a 5-0 record over Kyrgios.

  • by Ian McCullough
Spike in scams targeting Chinese community in Canberra
Crime

Spike in scams targeting Chinese community in Canberra

A scammer claiming to be a Chinese official threatens to arrest victims or their families unless they make an electronic money transfer.

8@eight: ASX poised to open higher despite trade tensions
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8@eight

8@eight: ASX poised to open higher despite trade tensions

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

  • by John Kicklighter and Ilya Spivak
Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel emissions scandal
Cars

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

Audi chief executive arrested on suspicions of fraud a week after his house was searched.

Missing Canberra man found safe and well
Missing person

Missing Canberra man found safe and well

Authorities and the 28-year-old's family were concerned for his wellbeing after he went missing on Monday.

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Afghan ceasefire ends as activists call for peace

Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control.

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Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

The head of Volkswagen's luxury arm Audi was arrested on Monday, the most senior company official so far to be taken into custody over the German carmaker's emissions test cheating scandal.

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'Brexit dividend' part of extra UK health funding

Britain's Prime Minister has said the country will have more money to spend on its health service when it leaves the European Union.

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Google to invest half a billion in China's JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.

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Mexicans celebrating World Cup win trigger quake sensors

Mexicans jumping in jubilation over the surprise World Cup victory over Germany on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off Mexico's earthquake detectors.

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Hundreds of immigrant children wait in cages

The AP toured a holding facility in South Texas that's holding hundreds of immigrant children. While reporters were not allowed to record the tour, video released by border patrol shows them waiting in a series of cages created by metal fencing.

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Huawei rebuts Australian security concerns

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies has refuted Australian claims it poses a security risk, calling the criticism "ill-informed" in an open letter that threatens to inflame already heightened Sino-Canberra tensions.

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Earthquake hits major Japanese city, kills three

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area of Japan's city of Osaka, causing minor damage but killing at least three people in the disaster.

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Sweden and Belgium on the board in Russia

Sweden have ground out a 1-0 victory over Korea Republic thanks to a penalty goal from captain Andreas Granqvist. Belgium have eventually overcome a bold Panama, in their maiden World Cup appearance, 3-0 with Romelu Lukaku scoring a brace and Dries Mertens an incredible volley.

Explainer: Immigrant children detained at US-border
Donald Trump

Explainer: Immigrant children detained at US-border

Thousands of children split from their families at the US southern border are being held in government-run facilities. Why?

Canberra Now: Hospital ED chock-a-block; and vigils for Eurydice Dixon
Canberra

Canberra Now: Hospital ED chock-a-block; and vigils for Eurydice Dixon

Plus, a big new development in Kingston and a special trip for a rare May Gibbs painting.

  • by Daniella White
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Captain fantastic Kane hails 'massive' England win
FIFA World Cup

Captain fantastic Kane hails 'massive' England win

England captain Harry Kane hailed their 2-1 victory over Tunisia as "massive" after he headed home his second goal in stoppage time.

US opened a huge new facility in Taiwan, and China isn't happy
Taiwan

US opened a huge new facility in Taiwan, and China isn't happy

The symbolism was not lost on China, which considers Taiwan a breakaway province rather than an independent country.

  • by Rebecca Tan
Patties buys Boscastle as owners eye pie floater
Retail

Patties buys Boscastle as owners eye pie floater

Already the nation's biggest, this Melbourne company wants to be lord of the pies.

  • by Mathew Dunckley
As energy crisis deepens, 'citizen scientists' come to the rescue
Energy

As energy crisis deepens, 'citizen scientists' come to the rescue

CSIRO launches crowdsourcing app designed to understand how Australians use power at home and potentially prevent blackouts.

  • by Cole Latimer
Swarms of bugs invade Volgograd for World Cup match
Russia

Swarms of bugs invade Volgograd for World Cup match

Swarms of flying insects have descended upon Volgograd, Russia before England's World Cup game against Tunisia.

  • by Ava Wallace and Cindy Boren