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Quad meet puts Aussies in a fix

Aussie PM, Oppn leader in race to attend

19 May 2022 1:37 AM

Flamboyant Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car crash

The 46-year-old, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals for Australia from 1998 to 2009, was involved in a single-car accident

15 May 2022 7:31 AM

Coronavirus cases surge across Australia as omicron explodes

The surge has already overwhelmed testing stations, prompted new vaccine mandates and caused at least one state to cut back on surgeries

29 Dec 2021 10:45 AM

Australia’s most populous state reports first omicron death

The fatal case was identified as a man in his 80s who was infected at an aged care facility in western Sydney

27 Dec 2021 10:49 AM

Scuttlebutt! Australian PM Scott Morrison denies soiling himself in McDonald's

Australian PM Scott Morrison abruptly decided to squash the rumour -- which has turned 'Engadine Maccas' into internet folklore

15 Jul 2021 3:17 PM

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Tim Paine says missing out on WTC final was a 'bitter pill to swallow'

The Aussie Test skipper called for more consistency while handing out points penalties.

05 Jul 2021 5:11 PM

Facebook to restore Australia news pages as deal reached on media law

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had angrily accused Facebook of making a decision to 'unfriend' Australia

23 Feb 2021 10:30 AM

Australia slams 'heavy-handed' Facebook news blackout

Minister Paul Fletcher had also raised concerns that blocking news media on the popular platform could boost the spread of misinformation

18 Feb 2021 11:06 AM

Australian journalist arrested in China for 'supplying state secrets'

Cheng's detention came weeks after Australian authorities raided the homes of Chinese state media journalists

08 Feb 2021 12:34 PM

Virat Kohli shops for his baby

The expectant Daddy stocks up at Baby Village. He made some very special purchases in Australia

11 Dec 2020 2:30 PM

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Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

Nestle to rename two popular candies amid global backlash over racist branding

Last week, PepsiCo Inc said it would change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix, which have been criticized as racist

23 Jun 2020 2:33 PM

Asia stocks extend rally on hopes of quick economic recovery

Markets have been particularly encouraged by a May U.S. jobs report last week that showed a surprise fall in the unemployment rate

09 Jun 2020 9:24 AM

Asia's stock rally pause ahead of U.S. jobs data, euro at one-and-a-half month top

Market sentiment has since been bolstered by powerful central bank stimulus

05 Jun 2020 9:12 AM

Australia's economy shrinks in first quarter, headed for first recession in 30 years

The central bank stepped in by cutting the cash rate to a record low 0.25% and launching an unlimited bond buying programme

03 Jun 2020 8:59 AM

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Asian shares make cautious gains; oil and gold jump

Oil prices reached their highest since March as demand picked up as countries around the world eased travel restrictions

18 May 2020 9:16 AM

Australian church fined for selling bleach as virus cure

The development comes weeks after US president Donald Trump was criticised for suggesting Covid patients could be treated with disinfectant.

13 May 2020 3:05 PM

Asian stocks stumble on fears of second coronavirus wave, oil up

As countries gradually ease restrictions in an effort to restart their economies, investors are anxious about a second wave of infections

12 May 2020 10:54 AM

Australia readies to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Australia has fewer than 800 people still sick with COVID-19, and new cases have dropped below 20 each day

08 May 2020 11:13 AM

Australia's Usman Khawaja vows to bounce back after contract snub

There is talk that he is vulnerable against spin, but Khawaja thinks he is second only to Steve Smith

03 May 2020 2:35 PM

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