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16 January 2018 2:08 AM No chance of Perth Freight Link revival

WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti says Labor will not reconsider going ahead with the Perth Freight Link despite the federal government still offering $1.2 billion for the project. The controversial Roe 8 project, which was pushed by the Liberal party, was one of the key issues in the March election and Labor moved quickly to stop construction and cancel 9

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Victoria aims to double trade with India over next decade

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 7

13 January 2018 3:01 AM Lazarus beaten but far from disgraced in Fremantle Cup

Hall Senior admitted he wanted to make Lazarus earn his victory on Friday, after watching the procession that the Inter Dominion Final became last month. When Bettors Fire held the front Chicago Bull was not going to hand up to Lazarus outside the leader and it left him posted three-wide. Lazarus sat on the outside of Chicago Bull and they paired off in the straight 5

12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 12

12 January 2018 12:47 AM NBA: Ben Simmons solid but Philadelphia Sixers blow it in London

London: Australian superstar and NBA rookie of the year fancy Ben Simmons did his All- Star hopes no harm, but it was a night to forget for Philadelphia in the NBA's annual London game at a sold-out O2 Arena. The 76ers led by 22 points midway through the second quarter before falling away to lose 114-103 to Eastern Conference leaders Boston Celtics in front 4

8 January 2018 8:27 AM 'Cultural invasion': Iran bans English in primary schools

Dubai: Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said, after Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language opened the way to a Western "cultural invasion". "Teaching English in government and non-government primary schools in the official curriculum is against laws and regulations," Mehdi Navid-Adham 20

7 January 2018 9:44 PM Republicans defend Donald Trump's mental stability as Stephen Bannon issues apology

Washington: Republicans and Trump allies rushed to defend US President Donald Trump's mental stability on Sunday, as former White House aide Stephen Bannon issued an apology for his role in the furore that's followed the release of a controversial new book. Bannon provided a statement to the political website Axios expressing "regret" for comments attributed 18

7 January 2018 7:55 AM Rising stars shock star fields in national road cycling championships

Australian cycling star Alex Edmondson has unleashed an outstanding finish to take out his first national elite road title. It is the first time in four years that top Australian team Mitchelton-Scott have won the coveted men's elite road title at the nationals. Edmondson outsprinted fellow leader Chris Harper (Bennelong) and held off a hard-charging 15

7 January 2018 7:55 AM Cycling: Alexander Edmondson wins national men's elite road title

Australian cycling star Alex Edmondson has unleashed an outstanding finish to take out his first national elite road title. It is the first time in four years that top Australian team Mitchelton-Scott have won the coveted men's elite road title at the nationals. Edmondson outsprinted fellow leader Chris Harper (Bennelong) and held off a hard-charging 17

6 January 2018 5:25 AM Marc Leishman stays hot to share PGA Maui lead

Maui: Marc Leishman has fended off charges from big guns Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth to stay atop the leaderboard after the second round of the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. After setting the pace following the first round at Kapalua's Plantation course on Maui, Leishman battled a misbehaving putter to scratch out a four-under-par 69 and at 10 under 18