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  • Santos flags $878m writedown in half-year result

    15 August 2017 1:01 AM 19

    Santos said it expected to book a $US690 million ($878 million) writedown in its 2017 half-year results, relating to its liquefied natural gas export project in Queensland and an asset in Indonesia. The company said on Tuesday it expected to recognise an impairment of about $US870 million after tax on GLNG, which produces natural gas from Queensland's

  • Rapist claiming he mistook victim for his girlfriend loses appeal

    13 August 2017 5:37 AM 14

    A group of lifelong friends gathered at a unit in Cronulla for a baby shower. Late in the evening, some of the women's partners joined them and the group spent the night celebrating. About 1am, a woman burst out of a bedroom screaming she had woken up to find her friend's "slime ball" boyfriend raping her. The man, who cannot be identified, told police

  • Live NRL 2017 scores: St George-Illawarra Dragons v Gold Coast Titans, Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters, Penrith Panthers v North Queensland Cowboys

    12 August 2017 8:49 AM 31 1

    A FIERY and controversial first half has ended in first-placed Melbourne leading second-placed Sydney Roosters by four at AAMI Park. Storm captain Cameron Smith reacted with bewilderment when a long-range try by winger Josh Addo Carr was called back for a shepherd in the home side's own quarter at one stage. And earlier, Melbourne's other winger Suiliasi

  • LNP government would review speed limits on 100 Queensland roads

    11 August 2017 2:12 PM 17 1

    Speed limits would be reviewed on 100 Queensland roads under an LNP government, which could look at increasing the top speed above 110km/h. If a Tim Nicholls-led LNP government wins power at the next election, there will be a review of speed limits of 100 Queensland roads. The LNP would be open to increasing speed limits above 110km/h, but the review

  • 'Repeat offender' arrested at a home with stolen car in the driveway

    11 August 2017 12:46 AM 14

    A man described as a repeat offender has been charged with a string of offences after police found drugs, a stolen vehicle, number plates, phones and credit cards at a Holt home. The 29-year-old Scullin man, who was wanted on a first instance warrant, was arrested on Thursday at the home, which had a stolen vehicle in the driveway. ACT police searched

  • Dozens on cruise ship struck down with gastro

    10 August 2017 9:22 AM 50

    DOZENS of people have been struck down with gastro on board a cruise ship that docked in Brisbane this morning. A spokeswoman for the Metro North Public Health Unit this afternoon confirmed that it was aware of "at least 91 cases of gastro on board a cruise ship that berthed in Brisbane". "We have been advised that on-board testing has found the norovirus

  • Pregnant or looking to start a family? Here's what the news about vitamin B3 means for you

    10 August 2017 8:19 AM 20

    The landmark finding, made by the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney, has been described as "the most important discovery for pregnant women since folate". So what does that mean for you if you're pregnant or looking to start a family? No, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) only recommends women contemplating pregnancy take folic

  • Aussie’s bikini grandma, 70, says she won’t defend herself after major TV backlash

    10 August 2017 2:44 AM 25

    CAROLYN Hartz says she’s got nothing to defend in showing off her fabulous body at 70. And the author of Sugar Free Baking won’t be drawn on what plastic surgery she has or hasn’t had. “I don’t need to defend myself, I’m not going to do it,” Hartz told Confidential. “I can’t take responsibility for what other people say and do. Hartz received a barrage

  • Liverpool reject Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho

    10 August 2017 1:54 AM 19

    Liverpool have rejected a second, improved bid of $148 million from Barcelona for star man Philippe Coutinho, according to reports. The Reds are said to have dismissed a £90 million offer from the Catalan giants, who have money to burn after selling Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record figure last week. Barca had already had a £72 million

  • Greg Blewett quits as Australian cricket team fielding coach

    10 August 2017 1:54 AM 17

    Greg Blewett has resigned as Australia's fielding coach to take up coaching roles in his native South Australia. Blewett, who had been the national fielding coach since August 2014, is returning to Adelaide to be South Australia's under 19 coach. The 45-year-old will also be an assistant coach with the Redbacks and Big Bash League franchise Adelaide