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 2018-01-16 08:13 

Radio Australia

Harry Potter spin-off movie Voldemort: Origins of the Heir 'surprisingly good', viewed millions of times...

Harry Potter fans make their own free-to-watch film that chronicles villain Lord Voldemort's past — and it's already racked up more than 6 million views....

 2018-01-16 08:12 

ABC Australia

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8 bodies recovered from suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' wreckage...

Local police are investigating the identities of eight badly decomposed bodies found washed ashore from a presumed North Korean "ghost ship" in central Japan....

 2018-01-16 08:10 

Courier Mail

Orocobre delivers strong quarterly results...

Orocobre has delivered a strong December quarter results, with record quarterly production of 3,937 tonnes of lithium carbonate at a FOB cash cost of US$3,946 (A$4,959)/tonne....

 2018-01-16 08:10 

Courier Mail

20 hurt as German bus crashes into house...

At least 20 people have been injured after a school bus crashed into a house in south-western Germany, according to police....

 2018-01-16 08:10 

Courier Mail

Kids' newspaper can't afford to stay open...

Children's newspaper Crinkling News says it cannot afford to keep publishing eight months after a $200,000 crowd-funding campaign to stay open....

 2018-01-16 08:10 

Courier Mail

Car smashes into Qld home...

A man who smashed a car into the lounge room of a Loganlea home in Queensland's southeast has been found by police and taken to hospital after fleeing the scene....

 2018-01-16 08:02 

Radio Australia

Sac full of funnel web spiders good news for NSW reptile park seeking specific venom...

A video showing dozens of tiny funnel webs bursting from an egg may leave some squirming, but it has excited one reptile park, which intends to use the sought-after spiders to create anti-venom....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

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Sac full of funnel web spiders good news for reptile park seeking venom...

A video showing dozens of tiny funnel webs bursting from an egg may leave some squirming, but it has excited one reptile park, which intends to use the sought-after spiders to create anti-venom....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Darwin storm that tore off roof 'not severe enough for warning'...

The wild storm brought down trees and powerlines, and tore the roof off a building near the Duck Pond mooring basin near the city's CBD, but the Bureau of Meteorology says wind gusts did not reach the 90-kilometre-per-hour threshold to trigger a warni...

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Darwin Storm...

A storm hit Darwin's CBD hard and fast on Monday, January 15, 2018, and the Bureau of Meteorology has defended its decision not to issue a severe storm warning....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

NSW resident brings in funnel web sac to local reptile park...

The Australian Reptile Park has published footage of them opening a sac of live baby funnel web spiders that was found by a local resident....

 2018-01-16 07:53 

ABC Australia

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Kriste Johnston to don mayoral robes for Glenorchy again...

Champagne corks fly as Kristie Johnston tells supporters she has won 15,000 of the 18,000 votes in her bid to return as mayor, as it is also revealed Matt Stevenson has secured the position as her deputy....

 2018-01-16 07:48 

news.com.au

Why negative gearing will never be scrapped...

DESPITE ongoing debate, politicians will never scrap negative gearing for one simple reason, Australian economist Saul Eslake has said....

 2018-01-16 07:46 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: Destanee Aiava compared to Serena Williams after loss to Simona Halep...

Australian teen Destanee Aiava draws comparisons to Serena Williams following a spirited straight-sets loss to world number one Simona Halep in the opening round of the Australian Open....

 2018-01-16 07:44 

Courier Mail

Brisbane home boasts 50 metre waterslide...

This home that is for sale in Brisbane's north comes with one very unique addition: a fully functional 50 metre water slide...

 2018-01-16 07:44 

Courier Mail

Man arrested after erratic driving in Melbourne's CBD...

A man has been arrested after driving erratically in Wellington Parade in Melbourne's CBD. Police received reports of an erratic driver this afternoon and pursued the vehicle....

 2018-01-16 07:41 

Courier Mail

Man arrested after erratic driving in Melbourne's CBD...

A man has been arrested after driving erratically in Wellington Parade in Melbourne's CBD. Police received reports of an erratic driver this afternoon and pursued the vehicle....

 2018-01-16 07:41 

Courier Mail

Bridge collapse kills nine construction workers in Colombia...

At least nine construction workers have been killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia. The bridge, located in Chirajara on the border of Cundinamarca and Meta provinces, was to be part of the highway that c...

 2018-01-16 07:39 

Radio Australia

How rising sea levels could shrink Australia and spark a coastal exodus...

With global sea levels expected to rise by up to a metre by 2100, we can learn much from archaeology about how people coped in the past with changes in sea level....

 2018-01-16 07:39 

Courier Mail

Cruise hell: 'They laughed while he drowned'...

"I CAN'T believe I laughed at that man drowning."...

 2018-01-16 07:38 

Courier Mail

Man's money-saving hack gets him arrested...

A MAN travelling from Iceland to England was arrested at Iceland Keflavk International Airport for attempting to avoid an excess luggage fee by wearing eight pairs of pants and 10 shirts....

 2018-01-16 07:37 

Courier Mail

'Killing season': Worst time to visit hospital...

JANUARY is the quietest month in Australia. But for hospitals, which provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, January is a time of big transition....

 2018-01-16 07:35 

Radio Australia

Firefighter catches young girl thrown from third-floor balcony in Georgia apartment blaze...

Chaotic footage captures the moment a firefighter catches a young child, thrown to safety by her father from the third floor of a burning apartment building....

 2018-01-16 07:35 

9 News

Cannabis plants stolen from WA police at guarded crime scene...

WA Police have been left scratching their heads after dozens of cannabis plants were snatched from a crime scene while it was under guard. About 100 plants went missing after police allegedly uncovered a grow house at a semi-rural property in Anketell on ...

 2018-01-16 07:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Firefighter filmed catching girl thrown from third-floor balcony...

Chaotic footage captures the moment a firefighter catches a young child, thrown to safety by her father from the third floor of a burning apartment building....

 2018-01-16 07:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

After 30 years, family hope a $500,000 reward will answer questions on death...

Mark Anthony Haines' mother, father and grandmother went to their graves never knowing how he died....

 2018-01-16 07:29 

ABC Australia

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Pool safety overhaul still in 'early stages' two years after toddler's death...

It's been two years since the drowning death of a 21-month-old boy in a Canberra backyard, but the ACT Government appears no closer to forcing pool owners to meet modern safety standards....

 2018-01-16 07:28 

ABC Australia

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No stadium for you: Public warned to stay away from Perth Stadium open day...

The highly-anticipated $1.6 billion venue opens its doors for the first time this Sunday, but if you aren't one of the 110,000 people who have a ticket for the occasion, organisers warn you to steer clear....

 2018-01-16 07:25 

Courier Mail

'Carnage' after NSW crash kills two...

Two people have died and several others have been injured in a major crash involving seven vehicles near Dubbo in NSW's central west....

 2018-01-16 07:23 

9 News

WA named one of the most affordable states for childhood education...

Western Australia has been named one of the most affordable places in the nation to educate a child born this year with costs across three schooling sectors tipped to fall. Public and faith-based educations in country WA are predicted to be the cheapest i...

 2018-01-16 07:23 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Livestock export standards review 'long overdue': RSPCA...

Animal welfare advocates say the review of Australia's livestock export standards is long overdue and necessary....

 2018-01-16 07:22 

Courier Mail

Winter Bear Coby Grant...

Australian singer Coby Grant wrote "Winter Bear" to honour a family whose baby was stillborn....

 2018-01-16 07:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Roads Minister 'disturbed' by horror two days on NSW roads...

Preliminary data from the NSW Centre for Road Safety shows the number of fatalities related to heavy truck crashes climbed from 56 in 2016 to 81 last year....

 2018-01-16 07:11 

The Age

Don't slug taxpayers, fix health insurance, says AMA...

The Australian Medical Association says private health insurers should address low quality and sometimes...

 2018-01-16 07:09 

Radio Australia

Meet Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the only person pardoned by US President Donald Trump...

The newly announced Arizona Senate candidate is described as the toughest sheriff in America and he's certainly the most controversial....

 2018-01-16 07:05 

ABC Australia

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Meet Sheriff Joe, the only person pardoned by Donald Trump...

The newly announced Arizona Senate candidate is described as the toughest sheriff in America and he's certainly the most controversial....

 2018-01-16 06:54 

The Age

Banks cut savings interest rates over holiday season...

Banks have quietly cut savings account interest rates during the summer months, with many customers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash in the bank....

 2018-01-16 06:49 

The Age

ASX sours while Bellamy's soars...

The ASX ended lower as banks and miners weighed, although Bellamy's bucked the trend with a 24 per cent surge....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

PNG volcano could cause tsunami...

People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a local tsunami....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

NT policeman hospitalised by 15yo boy...

A Northern Territory teenager has allegedly bashed a police officer in Alice Springs, leaving him hospitalised with a head injury....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Former treasurer Swan weighs up future...

Former treasurer and Labor campaign veteran Wayne Swan could announce his retirement when nominations open later this year for the federal election due by May 2019....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Private education costs $475,000: report...

Private education costs have soared at almost double the rate of wages growth over the past decade, new research shows....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Police, militants die in Caracas shootout...

Venezuelan authorities have arrested five members of a...

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on Rohingya plan...

Bangladesh has agreed to complete the process of returning Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar within two years after repatriation begins following a meeting of the neighbours to implement a pact signed last year....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

The Australian

NT policeman hospitalised by 15yo boy...

A Northern Territory teenager has allegedly bashed a police officer in Alice Springs, leaving him hospitalised with a head injury....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Australia Day debate has to stop: Mundine...

Indigenous leader Warren Mundine has pleaded for an end to the...

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

'Torture' claim at WA juvenile jail denied...

Claims that children have been...

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Sydney’s rail pain is set to worse with workers going on strike...

SYDNEY'S rail commuters, already ropeable due to the network's recent delays, have another reason to be frustrated with the rail union calling a 24-hour strike....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

news.com.au

Unity on N Korea important: Xi to Trump...

China's President Xi Jinping has told US President Donald Trump in a phone call that the hard-earned easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula must continue, Chinese state media reports....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

The Australian

'Torture' claim at WA juvenile jail denied...

Claims that children have been...

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