Afterpay Touch was the standout in Australian trading during the week, a five-day stretch where the ASX managed an overall gain.
- by Sarah Turner
Afterpay Touch was the standout in Australian trading during the week, a five-day stretch where the market managed an overall gain.
- by Sarah Turner
Despite many setbacks, Ben Ronke has never doubted his ability but do not confuse his self-confidence with arrogance.
- by Andrew Wu
At 16, Tamuri Wigness knows the NBA is so close, yet so far away.
- by Roy Ward
This year’s lecture will reveal Marion "the American woman who changed Australian history''.
The jerseys the Bulldogs were supposed to wear against the Eels on Thursday night were at the dry cleaners, leading to a clash of strips at ANZ Stadium.
- by Christian Nicolussi
Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign was built in no small part on his supposed achievements as a real estate magnate.
- by Christine Emba
A plan to end automatic life insurance within superannuation for young people and those with low balances will probably raise premiums, regulator says.
- by Clancy Yeates
The highlights, the lowlights, the standouts and the airport meeting that could trigger a Brumbies rugby revival. But should they be smiling or crying?
- by Chris Dutton
The late Peter Thomson had a golfer’s eye for impending catastrophe. Catastrophe is what a British Open at Carnoustie is all about.
- by Malcolm Knox
Moscow has launched an extraordinary series of threats against Australia based on non-existent investigation of Russia Today.
- by David Wroe
Rupert Murdoch had one more blockbuster deal in him. And it might be the grizzled veteran's sweetest yet.
Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull are 'disappointed,' but Peter Dutton says Prakash should 'rot in jail'.
- by Michael Bachelard & Farid Y. Farid
News of the planned meeting came just three days after Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki sent the US political establishment into meltdown.
- by Matthew Knott
Police are still investigating the incident that saw Ryan crash into a tree in the early hours of July 2.
- by AAP
After Commonwealth gold, the sprint champion went on a journey of self-discovery in India. But getting away from the pool proved harder than she thought.
- by Phil Lutton
Kalindi Commerford will play in her first Hockey World Cup when the tournament kicks off on the 21st of July in London.
- by Michael Djordjieski
A week in photos from award winning Fairfax photographers for the week ending July 19, 2018.
Darby Whiteley is an 18-year-old footballer who has eyes on playing in the W-League for the future despite move abroad to America.
- by Michael Djordjieski
Australian mastermind behind Sky's biggest Tour rival suspects harmony between race leader Geraint Thomas and defending champion Chris Froome could rupture.
- by Rupert Guinness
Mark Zuckerberg's awkward attempt to explain where Facebook draws the line on misinformation, manipulation and hate speech has caused an uproar and eventual changes to the online platform.
The Bulldogs failed to capitalise on an early lead, as Parramatta pushed themselves closer to finishing off the bottom of the NRL ladder.
Single-use plastic straws are in the crosshairs as McDonald's announces they will be phased out across Australia by 2020.
Spain's Supreme Court dropped its request for the extradition of six Catalan separatists, including the exiled former president of the region.
- by Chico Harlan
Tens of thousands of music lovers are converging on Byron Bay this week. Hundred should know by next week whether they have chlamydia.
- by Esther Han
A barrister has taken aim at the key Crown witnesses in the case of a man accused of threatening to take a man's legs off with a shotgun.
- by Alexandra Back
The country's woes are due to traitorous political leaders who have abandoned the people of Pakistan, the cricketer-turned-politician declares.
- by Ben Farmer
Experts say we are suffering from a belief in the "career myth".
- by Mark Abadi
A plastic surgeon known as "Dr Bumbum" or "Dr Butt" on social media because of his buttock-enhancement operations was arrested on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro.
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson expects skipper Jarryd Roughead to see out his contract despite his below-par form this season.
Federal Labor backbencher Emma Husar says she is "horrified" to learn the New South Wales ALP is investigating allegations of bullying and misconduct levelled at her by former staff.
Clean Up Australia says Coles is squandering consumer goodwill from its bag ban and the promotion sends a mixed message about where it stands on limiting plastic waste.
- by Tracey Ferrier
Geoff Grimish didn't know how to buy horses from the Queen, but he thought he had a solid negotiating tactic. Well, at least he thought he did.
- by Adam Pengilly
While many fans and pundits were flabbergasted at Cahill's lack of game time in Russia, the man himself said he put his country first.
- by Matt Bungard
Wall Street fell on Thursday amid weak earnings reports, intensifying trade jitters, and Trump's comment about interest rates.
A former UKIP councillor's shocking phone call to emergency services, and was later found guilty of murdering his wife in Suffolk, UK. Vision courtesy: Suffolk Constabulary
Ipswich may be in Craig Lowndes' sights but Bathurst is on his mind.
Tiger Woods has dismissed concerns over his stiff neck and expressed disappointment at letting a good start slip in the first round of the Open at Carnoustie.
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims announces the competition watchdog is taking rail operators Aurizon and Pacific National to court for alleged anti-competitive conduct.
The department's officials will see a radical change to their workplaces in Canberra.
- by Doug Dingwall
If global greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current pace, scientists say, heat in India could reach a level the human body can't tolerate.
- by Somini Sengupta
AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has flagged the possibility of a twilight or night grand final for 2019.
The optical illusion at Horsetail Fall in California that's a challenge to capture.
Bill Shorten’s office insists he knew nothing of the bullying claims against Labor MP Emma Husar, while senior frontbencher Anthony Albanese has defender her as “a terrific person to deal with”.
- by David Wroe
Brisbane coach Chris Fagan has backed Harris Andrews to renew his charge towards All-Australian selection when he makes his return next week.
US Justice Department plans to alert the public to foreign operations targeting US democracy under a new policy designed to counter disinformation campaigns.
- by Ellen Nakashima
The chick spent weeks cuddling with a soft toy penguin and was fed what the zoo called "penguin milkshake": blended fish, vitamins and minerals.
Acclaimed Australian author Colleen McCullough left her entire estate to her husband Ric Robinson, the NSW Supreme Court has ruled.
The man allegedly raped his sleeping colleague in her room at Duntroon earlier this year.
- by Alexandra Back
It seemed like one of the biggest crises of Donald Trump's presidency. Just days later a familiar pattern began falling into place.
- by Matthew Knott
The Haig Park Plan would see changes to the park made in three stages.
- by Han Nguyen
Netanyahu of Israel has long demanded that the Palestinians acknowledge his country's existence as the "nation-state of the Jewish people".
- by David M. Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner
Australian author Colleen McCullough left her entire estate to her husband Ric Robinson, the Supreme Court has ruled at the end of a costly and bitter dispute.
- by Michaela Whitbourn
Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has been killed with prosecutors in Kazakhstan saying they are treating the case as murder.
The latest work by Sydney Morning Herald editorial cartoonist Cathy Wilcox.
The three-year deal is for the supply of about 0.45 million tonnes of LNG a year to PetroChina International.
Wild swings for the Aussie dollar, capped off with some help from Donald Trump.
- by David Scutt
A visitor returns to his favourite spots in Paris after almost 40 years with the same camera but is much wiser about who he photographs.
- by Alan Attwood
News of the Putin invitation to the White House appeared to catch the president's top intelligence official by surprise.
Illustrations by the artist from The Age.
Weinstein's allegations mark a bold legal strategy for the disgraced former movie executive.
Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he's "not thrilled" the US central bank is continuing to raise interest rates.
Gallery of illustrations by Sydney Morning Herald artist, Simon Letch.
Five people, including three civilians, suffered minor injuries from the blast on 21st Street which left a crater roughly six by 4.5 metres.
Russia showed off a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump discussed how to avoid an arms race.
“I just want to be good at something. That was my thought process. I just started crying, I don’t know why, I just wanted to be good at something."
- by David Allan-Petale
WA’s chief scientist said the manufacture of batteries in WA could happen.
- by Hamish Hastie
The move is set to affect how tens of thousands of artists reach their fans
Carmelo Anthony is apparently one and done in Oklahoma City.
Emmanuel Macron is under fire after his office suspended one of his aides who was caught on camera striking a May Day protester, but did not inform law enforcement authorities.
Buildings along several blocks of Fifth Avenue in New York were evacuated after a high-pressure steam leak.
Liverpool signed Brazil international Alisson from AS Roma on Thursday, smashing the world record for a goalkeeper.
- by Hardik Vyas
A photo illustration blending portraits of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is Time magazine's latest provocative cover image.
Thon Maker disagrees with the three-match ban handed down by FIBA for his role in the basket-brawl against the Philippines.
When Niall Williams, the sister of Sonny Bill, runs onto AT&T Park on Saturday morning, she'll be doing so under the watchful eye of her two daughters.
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.
- by Kyle Rodda
Former world No.1s Jason Day and Adam Scott and Cameron Davis head Australia's British Open challenge after a gruelling first round at Carnoustie.
Julie Bishop has expressed disappointment at a Turkish court's decision to reject the extradition of Australia's most prominent terrorist Neil Prakash.
- by Farid Y Farid
Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and verging on apartheid.
President Donald Trump invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Washington for a summit in the northern autumn.
Plus a look into the ACT's world of competitive eating.
- by Doug Dingwall
Mining and oil and gas producers are reaping the rewards of record productivity and rising prices.
- by Darren Gray
Critics of Macron said the incident reinforced perceptions of a lofty, out-of-touch president.
- by Simon Carraud and Matthias Blamont
The road is clear for Disney to buy Fox's entertainment businesses as rival retracts bid.
Comcast dropped its $US66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets, but said it would still try to buy European broadcaster Sky to increase its international footprint.
Greece accused four Russians of trying to whip up opposition to the agreement by encouraging protests against the agreement with Macedonia.
- by Niki Kitsantonis
Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died. He was 79.
No sooner had ace leader Geraint Thomas won stage 12 on Wednesday, he found himself having to make an impassioned plea.
- by Rupert Guinness
In Moscow, Putin said "powerful" US forces were trying to sabotage the summit's achievements.
- by Doina Chiacu
Australian mining magnate and anti-slavery campaigner Andrew Forrest has published a global index of modern slavery.
- by Adam Taylor
Geraint Thomas claimed his second win a row as defending champion Chris Froome faced some lingering ill-feeling from spectators.
- by Julien Pretot
The withdrawal leaves the path open for The Walt Disney Company to buy the 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets.
The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.
"Burberry" and "bargain" aren't two words that commonly go together but it';s been a winning combination for the discount clearance centre group.
- by Patrick Hatch
Up to 7.7 million individuals who hold Australian Business Numbers could be slugged with charges in a bid to rein in fraud.
- by Adele Ferguson & Nassim Khadem
Club bosses only found out about the proposed Australia-Tonga Test in New York when they picked up the paper. And they're not happy.
- by Adrian Proszenko
All university staff would be trained to help sexual assault victims under new guidelines.
- by Jordan Baker
Plus Andrew Barr (via a spokesman) explains why the government wanted to sell the Tradies car park quickly.
- by Katie Burgess
A new exhibition at Canberra Museum and Gallery shines a light on the vast art and craft program that was integral to building Parliament House
- by Sally Pryor
The deal for workers on the West Gate Tunnel project was already causing problems now a significant supplier has union trouble.
- by Nick Toscano
Bureau of Immigration has again ordered the deportation of an Australian missionary who has challenged her expulsion for allegedly participating in political activities.
- by Girlie Linao