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How to upstage the bride

Her smile says 'congratulations' but her eyes say something else. The wedding photo that went viral, for all the wrong reasons.

$1m for this $495k home

The agent says the price demonstrates the fierce competition among investors and developers for properties with subdividable sections.


Holiday danger on black-ice roads

Holidaymakers hoping to avoid a right royal pain on the roads this Queen's Birthday weekend are urged to plan ahead and watch out for black ice.


The woman who took on Fifa

It was this woman's decision to give the final go-ahead for the prosecutions and to request that Swiss police begin rounding…

Archbishops knew of sex abuse priest

Two Sydney archbishops knew of paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale's "sexual problems" and that he should be kept away from children, an inquiry has heard.

Spy agencies' surveillance power to grow

Google, Facebook and other big internet companies will be forced to hand over encrypted conversations of suspected terrorists and criminals under plans to bolster surveillance…



MPs' pay rise officially confirmed

MPs have had their 1.52 per cent pay rise officially confirmed and backdated to July 1, 2014. The Remuneration Authority today advised MPs the new pay rates had been…

Life & Style

Why do people commit crime?

What do Charles Darwin's evolutionary theories have to do with the reasons people commit crime? Perhaps more than we realise.






Australia want Sepp Blatter out

Australia want Sepp Blatter ousted as FIFA president in the wake of the unprecedented corruption scandal engulfing football. Football Federation Australia will vote…


Long haul pays off for tenacious Canes

It's taken time but the Hurricanes are more than competitive and have led the charge in the competition this year with 12 wins from 13 games under new coach Chris Boyd…

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