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  • Man's bail revoked over fatal Christmas crash

    15 January 2018 3:51 AM 12

    A Queensland driver charged over a head-on crash that killed a mother and daughter on Christmas Day is behind bars after his bail was revoked. Mark Jason Veneris was on his way to visit his daughter and grandchildren when his BMW crossed onto the wrong side of Manly Rd in Manly West. The collision killed 18-year-old Makayla Tritton and her 56-year-old

  • Police seek witnesses to Commonwealth Avenue sexual assault

    15 January 2018 3:51 AM 13

    Police are seeking witnesses to a sexual assault that happened at the Commonwealth Avenue underpass in December. A woman was approached by an unknown man and sexually assaulted as she walked through the underpass between 3pm and 4pm on Sunday, December 29, ACT Policing said. Police described the man as Caucasian, about 176 centimetres tall, aged in his late 40s to early

  • Australian Defence Force on alert after Russian military exercise

    14 January 2018 7:08 PM 11

    Defence personnel were operating under "increased readiness" in Darwin earlier this month after Russian bombers flew out of an Indonesian military base and close to Australia, it has been revealed. The ABC has reported that the RAAF Base Darwin was placed on a "brief period" of alert while more than 100 Russian personnel and several aircraft were stationed

  • Fish collision may have sunk Sydney to Hobart yacht

    14 January 2018 7:55 AM 10

    A crew member believes that a yacht sank in Bass Strait after striking a large fish. The six sailors on board were winched to safety by helicopter amid high winds and swells as the 16-metre racing yacht sank in freezing waters, 150km east of Flinders Island. The yacht, called Hollywood Boulevard, was heading back to NSW, having placed ninth in the Sydney

  • Two workers dead after being overcome by fumes in tank on central Queensland coast

    14 January 2018 6:05 AM 12

    Two men have died after being overcome by fumes while inside a tank on Saturday night. Emergency services were called to Sarina Beach, about 37 kilometres south of Mackay just before 9pm. Police said the bodies of the two workers, aged 48 and 52, were retrieved from inside one of the two tanks. A spokesman for Workplace Health and Safety Queensland said the two tanks

  • Victoria aims to double trade with India over next decade

    14 January 2018 6:05 AM 10

    A strategy to double exports to India in the next decade has been revealed by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews as he heads off on his first official visit to the country. The new strategy aims to double the value of goods exports including food and manufacturing items to India from an annual average of $500 million to $1 billion. The premier also wants

  • UFC champion Robert Whittaker withdraws from Perth bout

    14 January 2018 2:05 AM 13

    Australian middleweight champion and headline act Robert Whittaker has apologised to his fans after being forced to withdraw from Perth's UFC blockbuster in February. Whittaker was scheduled to take on former champion Luke Rockhold in UFC 221 at Perth Arena on February 11. But the 27-year-old has been ruled out of his title defence with an undisclosed

  • H&M stores trashed in protest over 'racist' hoodie

    13 January 2018 5:00 PM 18

    Two outlets of Swedish retailer H & M in South Africa were trashed in an anti-racism protest by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party on Saturday, broadcaster eNCA reported. The targeted stores are in shopping malls in Johannesburg's financial district, Sandton, and the capital, Pretoria, eNCA reported on its website, showing pictures of mannequins

  • NSW dentist who hypnotised, sexually assaulted patients jailed for at least eight years

    12 January 2018 2:59 AM 10

    An elderly former NSW dentist who hypnotised and sexually assaulted young patients in the 1980s has been jailed for at least eight years. A Sydney jury last year found Werner Otto Schwarz guilty of 17 sex offences against four boys aged under 16 years. His youngest victim was just nine. In the District Court on Friday, Judge Helen Syme sentenced the 82-year-old

  • Markets Live: Miners pull ASX higher

    12 January 2018 2:59 AM 22

    The mighty force of consumerism has taken hold in China. In 2018, retail sales in China are expected to equal or surpass sales in the United States for the first time, another definitive marker in China's rise to economic superpower status. The growth of China's domestic retail market is luring everyone from automakers to make up companies that want to cash in on the country's