Sydney Morning Herald

The woman in 'Window 4'

The woman in 'Window 4'

For 16 hours, a TV cameraman and a police sniper did their best to track the siege gunman. What they saw shocked both of them.
Why police sniper didn't shoot gunm...

Why police sniper didn't shoot gunman

The hostage-taker appeared unobstructed at the cafe window. Here's why marksmen didn't take the shot.
How siege reached its awful end

How siege reached its awful end

The hostages seized their chance. But as they made for the exit, their captor roused - and turned his fury on one man.
Iran 'sought gunman's extradition'

Iran 'sought gunman's extradition'

Police chief says Australia rebuffed attempts to have Man Haron Monis returned.
India off to blistering start

India off to blistering start

Australian quicks struggle to get an early breakthrough at the Gabba.

ABC

Jets upset Adelaide United 2-1 for ...

Jets upset Adelaide United 2-1 for first win of A-League season

The Jets scored their first A-League win of the season with an upset 2-1 victory over Adelaide United in Newcastle.

Junior miners offered royalty relie...

Junior miners offered royalty relief by WA Government

Royalty relief will be offered to junior iron ore miners struggling with the falling price of the commodity, confirms the WA Government.

Victoria pushes ahead with plans to...

Victoria pushes ahead with plans to legalise medical marijuana

The Victorian Government hopes to become the first state in Australia to legalise medical marijuana, hopefully by the end of next year.

Melbourne man trades in day job for...

Melbourne man trades in day job for internet comic stardom

Three years ago, a Melbourne-based graphic designer gave up his job and his home to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional cartoonist. Now, he says, the gamble has paid off.

Asylum seeker 'would rather starve ...

Asylum seeker 'would rather starve to death than return to Iran'

An Iranian asylum seeker on the 49th day of a hunger strike tells refugee advocates he has no choice but to continue starving himself, even if it means dying.

Aboriginal woman in jail 'made to g...

Aboriginal woman in jail 'made to go without medication'

A Perth Aboriginal woman sent to prison for unpaid fines says she was treated like a dangerous criminal and became very sick when she was made to go without blood pressure medication for three days.

Bignetwork

Indias practice match against CA XI...

Indias practice match against CA XI cancelled to honour Hughes

The two-day tour match between the Cricket Australia (CA) XI and India was cancelled as a mark of respect for Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died Thursday after being hit by a bouncer in a ...
Hughes death a long-term loss for A...

Hughes death a long-term loss for Aussie cricket

Terming left-handed batsman Phillip Hughes "a rising star", Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday said the untimely death of the batsman was a long-term loss for cricket in the country. "Just shy of his ...
Indian cricket team mourns Hughes d...

Indian cricket team mourns Hughes death

The Indian cricket team, currently in Australia to play a four-match Test series, has condoled the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died Thursday. "The touring Indian team joins the ...
ICC mourns Hughes death

ICC mourns Hughes death

The Internaional Cricket Council (ICC) offered its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who passed away Thursday following an injury he suffered during a ...
Australian batsman Phillip Hughes i...

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes is dead

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes who was struck on the head by a cricket ball died in hospital, Cricket Australia (CA) said Thursday. The 25-year-old Hughes, who represented the national team in 26 ...
Indian-origin woman killing in Sydn...

Indian-origin woman killing in Sydney too well-planned

The case of an Indian woman's killing by her jilted NRI husband is being heard in Australia and the police report indicates that the incident was so well-planned that it could be viewed as nothing ...

Yahoo

Cairns stabbings: Eight children de...

Cairns stabbings: Eight children dead after incident in Manoora home (ABC)

Residents of far north Queensland are in shock after the bodies of eight children were found following a multiple stabbing in a suburban Cairns home.

Video of boy stripping 'appalling' ...

Video of boy stripping 'appalling' (AAP)

There need to be better guidelines around the use of force in dealing with child prisoners, the NT Children's Commissioner says.

Zen Pencils: Gavin Aung Than become...

Zen Pencils: Gavin Aung Than becomes comic star after trading in job, house to pursue dreams (ABC)

Many of us have dreams of ditching our stable, secure careers in order to pursue artistic dreams, but few of us pluck up the courage to do it.

Eight children found dead in Cairns...

Eight children found dead in Cairns (AAP)

Friends and extended family members are gathering at the scene of a multiple stabbing in Cairns in which eight children have been found dead.

Lab still studying poisoned Roy Hil...

Lab still studying poisoned Roy Hill fruit (AAP)

WA police still believe the discovery of a cyanide-laced kiwifruit at the Roy Hill mine in the Pilbara was an isolated incident.

Live: Eight children found dead aft...

Live: Eight children found dead after Cairns stabbings (ABC)

Eight children from the same family are dead following a stabbing incident which has left the Cairns community in shock.

NineMSN

'We can win'

'We can win'

Labor can defeat Abbott at the next election, Gillard says
Hurt Qld climber 'fell up to 40 met...

Hurt Qld climber 'fell up to 40 metres'

A woman who fell from a cliff in southeast Queensland may have tumbled 40 metres.
Sydney NBN switch-on suffers tech g...

Sydney NBN switch-on suffers tech glitch

Halfway through the media launch of Sydney's first connection to the network, it cut out.
Keira Knightley marries in south of...

Keira Knightley marries in south of France

British actress Keira Knightley has married singer James Righton in a discreet ceremony in the southern French village of Mazan, according to the mayor.
Cops called on grandfather, girl pl...

Cops called on grandfather, girl playing at beach

A fun day at the beach turned sour for a Sydney grandfather and his six-year-old granddaughter after somebody saw the little girl swimming naked and called police.

Daily Telegraph

Video of boy stripping 'appalling'

Video of boy stripping 'appalling'

THERE need to be better guidelines around the use of force in dealing with child prisoners, the NT Children's Commissioner says.
Gina Rinehart's beef interests grow

Gina Rinehart's beef interests grow

AUSTRALIA'S richest person, Gina Rinehart, has bought land and cattle in NSW, expanding her presence in the beef industry.
Pakistan military kills 32 militant...

Pakistan military kills 32 militants

AIR strikes and a ground operation in the Khyber tribal region of Pakistan have come just days after Taliban militants attacked an army-run school.
Lab still studying poisoned Roy Hil...

Lab still studying poisoned Roy Hill fruit

WA police still believe the discovery of a cyanide-laced kiwifruit at the Roy Hill mine in the Pilbara was an isolated incident.
Missing woman's partner arrested on...

Missing woman's partner arrested on murder

MISSING Darwin mother Carlie Sinclair's partner has been arrested 18 months after her disappearance.
Targeting Taliban leaders 'ineffect...

Targeting Taliban leaders 'ineffective'

A CIA report released by WikiLeaks casts doubt on the effectiveness of targeting the leadership of the Taliban, whose members can be easily replaced.

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