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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 19:25:14 +1000
Live: Third Ashes Test a thriller as it goes down to the wire at Headingley
Australia needs five wickets to claim victory in the third Test and retain the Ashes, but England is still dreaming of the improbable thanks to a counterattack led by Ben Stokes. Follow all the action in our live blog. ...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 10:45:37 +1000
Squabbles break out over environment and 'niche' issues at G7 summit
Two US officials say Donald Trump's delegation has been irked by Emmanuel Macron's focus of the G7 meeting on "niche issues" at the expense of the global economy, as the French President sets the agenda to the environmen...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:08:29 +1000
Radio host's abortion question to Premier 'not OK', Minister for Women says
Marise Payne says Sydney radio host Ben Fordham was out of line asking NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian whether she would ever have an abortion.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:03:20 +1000
ALP dramas continue as union members refuse to stand for Albanese
Tensions again erupt at the WA Labor conference — a day after the party was embarrassed by a walk-out and heckling and booing of senior office holders — with some union members refusing to join a standing ovation for...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:39:17 +1000
Shot fired as prisoner escapes from NSW hospital
A manhunt is suspended for prisoner Matthew Furner, who escaped from custody at Port Macquarie Base Hospital on the NSW Mid North Coast and fled into nearby bushland.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:00:45 +1000
The Ashes 2019, third Test, day four LIVE: Bairstow out as Aussies make crucial breakthrough
Australia have captured an important wicket shortly after lunch as the third Test takes another twist.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:55:03 +1000
4 Points: Hawks final flutter a parting gift that reshaped top eight
Surprise and delight for recipients of Clarko's September bequest; Moore injury worries for Pies; Hot Dogs send ripple of worry through rivals; Total Dee-saster.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:05:40 +1000
Jail sentence too harsh a punishment, argues man who ran down partner
He drove forward and struck her in the lower back with the bull bar of the vehicle, knocking her to the ground, before refusing to take her to a hospital.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:58:03 +1000
Nuclear energy policy emerges as Queensland election issue
Labor has cemented its opposition to the nuclear power after three high-profile federal Liberal National Party MPs recently triggered the first federal government inquiry into nuclear power in a decade.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:48:17 +1000
New office block for Spring Hill after grassroots appeal knocked back
Construction is set to ramp up on a new office block after the developers jumped over their final hurdle to approval.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:30:00 +1000
The Hong Kong protests haunted by dangerous precedents
There have been fears that the Hong Kong protest movement would be violently suppressed since the first demonstrations in late March. read now...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:00:00 +1000
Pell's appeal rejected: Don't forget victims of Church sex abuse
The Victorian Court of Appeal's decision to uphold George Pell’s historical child abuse convictions should have been the end of a long saga to hold this man to account. read now...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 16:30:00 +1000
Industrial relations overhaul could hurt unions and workers
Australian workers could be caught in the crosshairs of the country’s biggest industrial relations shakeup in over two decades, according to the Labor Party and union insiders. read now...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +1000
Pell decision a victory for all abuse survivors
Not only is George Pell's loss of appeal a win against his victims, but a triumph for abuse victims everywhere. read now...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:30:00 +1000
The endless growth paradigm
Keeping up with Australia's surging population growth has meant that important issues have been pushed aside. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:54:47 +1200
Raglan shooting: Tourist dead, terrified partner ran kilometres for help
Police have confirmed a homicide inquiry is underway after an Australian tourist was murdered by a gunman trying to steal a campervan at Raglan."The offender is still outstanding," Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley confirmed...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:44:06 +1200
Police investigating serious incident at Raglan's Te Toto Gorge; cordon also at Gordonton
Police investigating a suspected shooting near Raglan have found a body in a stolen campervan.Police in Waikato say the body of a man was found in a stolen van found on Gordonton Road, 80km away from the Raglan crime scene. READ...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:05:40 +1000
Jail sentence too harsh a punishment, argues man who ran down partner
He drove forward and struck her in the lower back with the bull bar of the vehicle, knocking her to the ground, before refusing to take her to a hospital.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:48:17 +1000
New office block for Spring Hill after grassroots appeal knocked back
Construction is set to ramp up on a new office block after the developers jumped over their final hurdle to approval.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:31:48 +1000
Tensions flare at White Night
Volatile youths heckled police and reportedly smashed glass bottles during the final night of Melbourne's revamped White Night festival.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:00:00 +1000
Swinging the lead resurfaces
No greater fool than one who thinks they fool their GP.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 20:16:32 +1000
World of Photos, August 26, 2019
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:26:47 +1000
Japan says South Korean naval drills must end, amid worsening relations
Japan's Foreign Ministry says South Korean military drills around Takeshima island, which is called Dokdo in Korean, were unacceptable and issued a protest demanding an end to the activities.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:05:42 +1000
Nauru President loses his seat in elections, according to reports
Nauru President Baron Waqa was voted out of office in the tiny South Pacific island nation after six years in power, media reports said on Sunday.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:22:05 +1000
North Korea tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket launcher
North Korea says leader Kim Jong-un has supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:27:37 +1000
Boris Johnson threatens to withhold $55b from no-deal Brexit
If Britain leaves the bloc without a trade deal, lawyers have concluded the government will only have to pay the £9 billion pounds, rather than £39 billion, according to reports.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:17:13 +1000
8chan, site linked to mass shooters, investigated over child sex abuse content
A notorious internet message board with connections to the Christchurch mosque attacks is being investigated over child sex abuse content.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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