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Fri, 21 Jun 2024 04:08:58 +0000
Court told couple killed teen with intellectual disability because they 'wanted' her baby boy
The opening day of a murder trial in the Riverina has heard Robert and Anne Geeves allegedly killed a teenager living on-and-off with them as part of a plot to gain custody of her five-month-old son.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:11:27 +0000
'He deserves it': Sydney man jailed for uploading altered photos of his friends to porn site
Andrew Thomas Hayler, 38, is sentenced to nine years in jail for uploading digitally altered images of dozens of women he knew, alongside identifying details, to a pornography website.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 06:16:41 +0000
If supermarket reports alone provided cost-of-living relief, groceries would already be cheaper at the check-out
The results of comparing identical groceries at different supermarkets were hardly surprising to anyone who has set foot in one in the past 18 months. How many more same-same-but-different reports will tell us what we already know?

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 01:55:29 +0000
Albanese tells critics of Labor's three-eyed nuclear memes to 'lighten up'
The prime minister tells an ABC host five times to "lighten up" when asked if Labor's memes mocking the Coalition's nuclear plan were juvenile. 

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 04:51:39 +0000
Residents berate Victorian minister as level crossing removal brings trains within metres of homes
Reservoir residents say the government has ignored their concerns about noise and loss of privacy as trains, commuters now metres from their bedroom windows.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 19:00:00 +1000
This French city was once a crime hub. It could teach Melbourne how to green its laneways
Melbourne spent millions in a failed attempt to green its grey laneways. A successful scheme shows the better way to beautify the city comes from empowering residents.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 19:00:00 +1000
Adding an owl to this painting was a wise move, it just won a $75,000 prize
A portrait rejected by the Archibald Prize judges has scooped this year’s Darling Prize.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:56:09 +1000
AFL teams and expert tips: Gresham to miss for Dons, Dees react to gaping hole left by Petracca
Our experts have entered their tips for the six games of round 15. Patrick Dangerfield is back for Geelong against Carlton tonight. Jade Gresham (personal reason) will miss for Essendon.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:56:06 +1000
AFL round 15 LIVE updates: Blues and Cats to test premiership credentials in MCG clash
Follow along all the live action as Carlton take on Geelong at the MCG.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:54:18 +1000
Suaalii opens up on Walsh saga
The Sydney Roosters back has put his support behind Latrell Mitchell as he prepares to miss game two through suspension.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Wed, 22 May 2024 17:35:00 +1000
The growth of Australia's flexible office in 2024
Is an office just a bunch of walls and desks? Not according to an up-to-date working trend that is hitting all international markets, including Australia: The Flexible Office. read now...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 11:00:00 +1000
Dutton’s nuclear lights are out and no one’s home
Dutton's alternative facts on nuclear energy demonstrate that the Coalition is no longer fit for purpose as a credible opposition, let alone a serious government contender. Michelle Pini reports. read now...

Thu, 28 Dec 2023 16:00:00 +1000
#7 TOP IA STORY OF 2023: Qantas dances the Irish jig on the 'Spirit of Australia'
This razor sharp November story on Qantas by venerated IA columnist Dr Lee Duffield was deservedly one of our most popular of 2023, coming in at seven. read now...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:00:00 +1000
The Far-Right's war against women in America
Whether it be abortion law, birth control rights or sex education censorship, the far-right in the U.S. appears hell-bent on restricting the basic rights of women, Patrick Drennan writes. read now...

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 16:00:00 +1000
Australian media stretches the truth on pro-Palestine movement
A joint investigation from The Age and 60 Minutes purports to expose a secret infiltration by Islamic fringe political group Hizb ut-Tahrir into Australian pro-Palestinian activism. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Sun, 05 May 2024 02:42:56 +0000
Person found dead in Henderson, West Auckland, body located in Riverpark Reserve
The body was found at Bittern Place, police said.

Sat, 09 Mar 2024 04:21:23 +0000
Person hospitalised with serious injuries following assault in Manurewa
One person has been transported to Middlemore Hospital.

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 22:36:36 +0000
Armed Offenders Squad callout at Christchurch motel
Armed police are currently attending an incident in Christchurch.

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:29:14 +0000
Waikato fatal police shooting: Sirens and gunshots shock ‘tight-knit’ community
Police said an armed man entered a stranger’s home.

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 00:26:47 +0000
Police launch investigation after man shot in Kaikohe, town’s second shooting in less than 24 hours
A man was bleeding heavily from what was believed to be a single gunshot wound to the leg.

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:44:13 +1000
Couple allegedly killed teen for custody of child, court told
A court has been told a couple allegedly killed a missing teen for custody of a child.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:41:09 +1000
Drunk driver who was punched and Tasered by police during arrest spared jail
A man who crashed his car while drunk and assaulted a police officer has been granted immediate parole by a Queensland court.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:41:02 +1000
Woman killed in shooting remembered as a 'bubbly, beautiful person'
The Mackay mother who was killed in a shooting has been remembered as a beautiful, bubbly person with a heart of gold.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:40:59 +1000
Details emerge after cross-border truck chase
Frightening details have emerged about a truck's alleged rampage through the New South Wales-Queensland border.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:40:24 +1000
Victorian tobacco war kingpin’s brother a crime ‘puppeteer’, police allege
Police say Maytham Hamad – the brother of ruthless Melbourne organised-crime kingpin Kazem ‘Kaz’ Hamad – is ‘a high-level co-ordinator of violence’.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:53:39 +1000
Illegally brewed liquor kills at least 34 people in India
At least 34 people have died and dozens are in hospital after drinking illegally brewed liquor in India.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:49:12 +1000
Druids, selfies and weak flat whites: Ancient traditions mix with the new at Stonehenge
About 10,000 people have marked the summer solstice at Stonehenge, including a man called Larry who says he was a raven.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:21:56 +1000
Woman takes boyfriend to tribunal after he fails to take her to the airport
The woman involved had arranged to be picked up by the man, who she was in a relationship with, but he never arrived to collect her.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:01:22 +1000
When the only escape from war in Gaza is to buy a way out
For many Palestinians, securing approval to exit the territory is possible only after raising thousands of dollars to pay middlemen or an Egyptian company.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:15:06 +1000
Pandas can’t paper over Australia’s differences with China
Premier Li Qiang’s visit was the culmination of hard work by the government to recalibrate the relationship with China. But it also exposed differences that cannot be papered over with diplomatic niceties.

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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