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Hockeyroos beat Olympic champions Great Britain in Champions Trophy
Hockey

Hockeyroos beat Olympic champions Great Britain in Champions Trophy

Early goals to Brooke Peris and Kalindi Commerford put world No.3 Australia in a solid position before keeping out the British in the second half.

Shield wrap: Test hopefuls on trial but selection picture clouded
Sheffield Shield

Shield wrap: Test hopefuls on trial but selection picture clouded

Picking the batting line-up for the first Test against India just got a whole lot harder after yesterday’s round of Sheffield Shield matches.

  • by Caden Helmers
Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy
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Ipsos poll

Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy

Poll also highlights the challenge facing Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he attempts to regain political support.

  • by David Crowe
Saving food from deep burial
Waste

Saving food from deep burial

Katy Barfield once rescued 27 tonnes of yellowfin tuna from deep burial.

  • by Jewel Topsfield
One arrest, three in custody after Spilt Milk
Music festivals

One arrest, three in custody after Spilt Milk

ACT Policing confirmed one arrest at Saturday's Spilt Milk festival with police estimating a crowd of 30,000.

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Tensions rise over hearing into ball-tampering bans
Test cricket

Tensions rise over hearing into ball-tampering bans

CA's handling of a submission to reconsider the bans of Smith, Warner and Bancroft threatens to anger the players' association.

  • by Jon Pierik
Netanyahu's turmoil a threat for Trump's Middle East peace plan
World Politics

Netanyahu's turmoil a threat for Trump's Middle East peace plan

Israeli officials had been urging the Trump administration not to release its plan too close to the elections, which could be sooner than previously thought.

  • by David Wainer
French protests turn fatal as Macron's fuel taxes spark fury
Protest

French protests turn fatal as Macron's fuel taxes spark fury

The demonstrations were born out of a backlash against higher fuel prices and echo mounting dissatisfaction with President Emmanuel Macron.

  • by Sarah White
Butler buzzer-beater bags 76ers a win over Hornets
NBA

Butler buzzer-beater bags 76ers a win over Hornets

Ben Simmons rediscovered his groove but it was superstar newcomer Jimmy Butler who made a buzzer-beating three-pointer in overtime to give Philadelphia victory.

Trump wrestles with response after CIA briefing on Khashoggi killing
Khashoggi case

Trump wrestles with response after CIA briefing on Khashoggi killing

The president's scepticism about how the Saudi critic died has put him at odds with the findings of the CIA and senior intelligence officials.

  • by Shane Harris
Fiji's PM Bainimarama wins narrow majority
World Politics

Fiji's PM Bainimarama wins narrow majority

The Pacific nation went to the polls last week for only the second time since Prime Minister Bainimarama seized control in a military coup in 2006.

Electing new FFA board is one thing - pressing on is another
Analysis
FFA Cup

Electing new FFA board is one thing - pressing on is another

Electing a new board and chairman for the FFA is one thing, but quickly getting down to face the big questions that need to be answered is another entirely

  • by Michael Lynch
Czechs rally against PM on Velvet Revolution anniversary
Protest

Czechs rally against PM on Velvet Revolution anniversary

The controversial billionaire prime minister denies funnelling European Union farm subsidies to members of his family.

Smash Mouth send true believers into meltdown
REVIEW
Music reviews

Smash Mouth send true believers into meltdown

The crowd at The Croxton gig on Saturday were truly something else.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Springboks scrape past Scotland at Murrayfield
South Africa rugby

Springboks scrape past Scotland at Murrayfield

Scotland finished with a six-point victory following a topsy-turvy Test match against Scotland.

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Deadly cyclone lashes India forcing thousands into relief camps
Extreme weather

Deadly cyclone lashes India forcing thousands into relief camps

At least 33 people died when Cyclone Gaja struck six districts of Tamil Nadu state with heavy rains and winds that reached 90 kilometres per hour.

May says no alternative to Brexit plan as opponents do the numbers
Brexit

May says no alternative to Brexit plan as opponents do the numbers

The British Prime Minister is staring down resistance to her Brexit plan as rebel MPs count the numbers for a leadership spill and the EU tries to look united.

  • by David Milliken
'Predatory creep': Police hunt gold-toothed tram assaulter
Crime

'Predatory creep': Police hunt gold-toothed tram assaulter

Police are urging people to come forward to help them find a man who assaulted a 23-year-old woman on a tram.

  • by Matilda Boseley
Former England players bitter about side's recent success: Rooney
FIFA World Cup

Former England players bitter about side's recent success: Rooney

Wayne Rooney has been left unimpressed by players from his generation expressing resentment towards the success of the current England team.

  • by Tom Morgan
Birthday boy Finch fails again in T20 loss
Twenty20

Birthday boy Finch fails again in T20 loss

It may have been his birthday but Aaron Finch didn't feel like celebrating after his white ball slump continued in Australia's 21-run loss to South Africa in a rain-affected Twenty20 international.

  • by Laine Clark
White House split over Khashoggi killing response to Saudi Arabia
Khashoggi case

White House split over Khashoggi killing response to Saudi Arabia

President Trump's administration appears to be divided over how to respond to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi Arabia.

  • by Maggie Haberman
Ogled, groped and locked in a cage, Mariya speaks out against NZ Defence Force for 'protecting' rapist
Sexual assault

Ogled, groped and locked in a cage, Mariya speaks out against NZ Defence Force for 'protecting' rapist

Thirty years after being assaulted at work, Mariya Taylor can still smell her attacker's aftershave.

  • by Alison Mau
Death toll climbs with 1000 still missing in California fires
Updated
Bushfire

Death toll climbs with 1000 still missing in California fires

Touring fire-affected areas, US President Donald Trump said people had to "see this to really understand" the scale of the devastation.

  • by Michael Idato
Federer's century bid falls short as Zverev sets up Djoker decider
ATP Tour

Federer's century bid falls short as Zverev sets up Djoker decider

Roger Federer will have to wait in his bid for a 100th career title, beaten in the ATP Finals' last four by young German Alexander Zverev.

  • by Martyn Herman
Men assaulted after crashing car in Heidelberg West
Crime

Men assaulted after crashing car in Heidelberg West

Two men have been assaulted after allegedly driving erratically and colliding with another car in Melbourne's north-east.

  • by Matilda Boseley
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One person dead, two injured in Ferntree Gully crash
Accident

One person dead, two injured in Ferntree Gully crash

A man was driving a silver Mitsubishi sedan when it collided with a white Toyota Camry at the intersection of Burwood Highway and Glenfern Road in Ferntree Gully.

  • by Matilda Boseley
Ireland stun All Blacks to lay down Rugby World Cup marker
Ireland rugby

Ireland stun All Blacks to lay down Rugby World Cup marker

Ireland have pulled off an impressive 16-9 victory over the world's top-ranked side in Dublin.

Healy concussed in Australia's heavy T20 World Cup defeat
Cricket World Cup

Healy concussed in Australia's heavy T20 World Cup defeat

Australia are optimistic star wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy will recover in time for Australia's World T20 semi-final.

  • by Scott Bailey
Wallabies beat Italy, Pocock injury not as bad as first thought
Wallabies

Wallabies beat Italy, Pocock injury not as bad as first thought

The Wallabies have knocked off Italy 26-7 in Padua and received some good news after the match over David Pocock's injury.

  • by Tom Decent
Former US intel chief Clapper: From the shadows to the spotlight
Influence campaigns

Former US intel chief Clapper: From the shadows to the spotlight

After 50 years in the military and intelligence services, James Clapper has a warning for Western democracies about the "assault on truth".

  • by Chris Zappone
Trump to talk to Pompeo and CIA about Khashoggi murder
Khashoggi case

Trump to talk to Pompeo and CIA about Khashoggi murder

US President Donald Trump said he had not yet been briefed on the CIA's conclusions regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but that he would speak with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the CIA about the issue later on Saturday.

Fragrant neighbourhood a breath of fresh air
Canberra life

Fragrant neighbourhood a breath of fresh air

You need only wander your local streets to breathe in the sweet smells of spring, says Jackie French.

  • by Jackie French
Ask Fuzzy: Light energy delivers glowing results
Science

Ask Fuzzy: Light energy delivers glowing results

It was light triggered by uranium salts that led Henri Becquerel to discover radiation in 1896.

  • by Rod Taylor
Possum protection zones could be chopped in Coalition timber plan
Victoria Votes

Possum protection zones could be chopped in Coalition timber plan

Logging no-go zones for the Leadbeater’s possum could be scaled back by the Coalition, opening up more of the state’s native forests for timber harvesting.

  • by Adam Carey
Cricket and the game called life-and-death
Australia

Cricket and the game called life-and-death

In a recent bold achievement of youth in the Sheffield Shield, there was also a reminder of something great from the past, writes Tim Lane.

  • by Tim Lane
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Accusing light points at Parliament
Opinion
Letters

Accusing light points at Parliament

Those fingers of light were pointing accusingly at the mountebanks on the hill that sent our youth to premature deaths.

  • by Letters to the editor
The truth about Lisa Wilkinson's 'embarrassing' Sunday Project ratings
Lisa Wilkinson

The truth about Lisa Wilkinson's 'embarrassing' Sunday Project ratings

One year after quitting the Today show, she faces persistent claims her numbers have tanked.

  • by Michael Lallo
Work on Narrabundah mosque could start next year
Planning and development

Work on Narrabundah mosque could start next year

A site in Narrabundah has been offered to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association with a development application to be submitted in coming months.

  • by Andrew Brown
'It's scary': Denman Prospect residents fear homes could burn
Renewables

'It's scary': Denman Prospect residents fear homes could burn

A fire caused by a component of a solar power system installed in Denman Prospect homes has residents fearing the incident could happen again.

  • by Blake Foden
Want a glorious garden? We asked two of Canberra's greenest thumbs
Drought

Want a glorious garden? We asked two of Canberra's greenest thumbs

Here are the top tips for helping your garden beat the summer heat from two of Canberra's top gardeners.

  • by Elliot Williams
'Mr Geocon': Nick Georgalis on property empire and Canberra's future
Property development

'Mr Geocon': Nick Georgalis on property empire and Canberra's future

He's transforming Canberra's skyline at a startling pace, and Geocon's boss says his buildings are changing not only the city's look, but its mentality.

  • by Blake Foden
Push to cut speed limits on Northbourne Ave once light rail introduced
Light rail

Push to cut speed limits on Northbourne Ave once light rail introduced

One group wants it to be cut to 30km/h, while another labelled plans to leave it at 60km/h as a farce and utter disgrace.

  • by Elliot Williams
'Hardly any of the old things are left': The changing face of Fyshwick
Canberra

'Hardly any of the old things are left': The changing face of Fyshwick

It used to be a boys-only suburb full of mechanics, smash repairers and adult stores, but Fyshwick has come a long way since the 1970s.

  • by Andrew Brown
Detained and in danger: The tortured Australian families who fear for their missing loved ones
China

Detained and in danger: The tortured Australian families who fear for their missing loved ones

The security agents came for Adeham Abliz late on a Thursday night.

  • by Fergus Hunter
With just 10 overs to bat, Aussie batsmen manage to collapse again
Australia

With just 10 overs to bat, Aussie batsmen manage to collapse again

Australia fell 21 runs short in their historic, rain-affected cricket clash on the Gold Coast in the T20 international against South Africa.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
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Mandatory sentencing for family violence is not the right approach
Opinion
Domestic violence

Mandatory sentencing for family violence is not the right approach

With elections looming in Victoria in the shadow of a national family violence crisis, we don't believe locking up offenders is the way to keep women and children safe.

  • by Jacqui Watt
Luongo salvages draw after Socceroos suffer familiar shooting woes
Socceroos

Luongo salvages draw after Socceroos suffer familiar shooting woes

Graham Arnold isn't despairing about a poor conversion rate despite the Socceroos firing 23 shots at goal but still needing a scrappy injury-time equaliser.

  • by Phil Lutton
Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard
Tragedy

Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard

The ARA San Juan has been found at an unspecified location in the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of 800 metres, the Argentine Navy said.

  • by Denis Duettmann